Ballet Northwest’s THE NUTCRACKER, Olympia’s holiday favorite for over 30 years, returns to the Washington Center December 7-16. For tickets, visit www.washingtoncenter.org/bnw. The show is a treat for the whole family with visions of the Sugar Plum fairy, Nutcracker Prince, and an epic battle beneath the Christmas tree. Join little Clara and be whisked away to the Land of Sweets by Tchaikovsky’s timeless score. The production features guest artists from New York City, 200+ dancers, stunning choreographing, and beautiful sets and costumes.