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“The Nutcracker on Ice,” the beloved winter ice show, will celebrate its 41st year entertaining families with four performances this holiday season at Robert Crown Community Center, 1701 Main St.

Two matinees and two evening performances of the special holiday show, performed by Robert Crown Center ice skating school students and competitive figure skaters, will be held.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 12; and 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 13.

“The Nutcracker on Ice” features hundreds of skaters of all ages telling the familiar tale of Clara and her musical holiday adventures. Exquisite costumes, Tchaikovsky’s familiar music and exciting special effects bring the characters to life, making this the perfect family show to spread the holiday spirit.

Tickets are $9 for general seating and $10 for reserved seating. Group discounts are available. General seating tickets are available online at cityofevanston.org/crown. General and reserved tickets may be purchased in advance at Robert Crown Center or at the door, as well as by phone with a major credit card at 847-448-8258.