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Dec 1

Live Entertainment this Holiday Season 2021

Live entertainment is back this holiday season, so dust off those dress clothes for a memorable night out.

Live entertainment is back this holiday season, so dust off those dress clothes for a memorable night out. Let talented musicians, actors and dancers entertain us with some Christmas classics and music to warm the heart or at least get our toes tapping. Here is a list of some of the not-to-be-missed shows happening throughout December.

Ribbon Acrobat performing for an amazed crowd

Bo’s Bar and Stage is getting into the spirit of Christmas with several fantastic shows, from a Lip Sync Battle an entertaining night of costume, music and impressive moves to A Miracle on 50th Street featuring an aerial and dance re-imaging of Christmas Classics. The Bright Night Gala, a breathtaking evening filled with Christmas joy and some incredible live music, is sure to entertain or maybe listen to some of our local talents as they jam it out on Bo’s Miracle Super Sesh Jam Mondays. Make sure you check out their website and social media sites and get those tickets booked.

Paeton Cameron & Stephen Scott are down at Red Hart Brewing Friday, December 3rd, for a Red Hart Christmas with special guests. The show starts at 7 pm and tickets are $10 a person at the door. If beer isn’t your thing, not to worry, they have Hot Mulled Cider too, so delicious.

Comedy, we have that covered with A Not So Sober Christmas at the Red Deer Memorial Theatre on Friday, December 3rd. A night of Music & Standup Comedy featuring Headliner Cindy Rivers and special guests with a Musical performance by Shiv Shanks. A great night of entertainment, so make sure you get your tickets soon.

Central Alberta Theater presents A Miracle on 34th Street happening at the Festival Hall every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday till December 11th. This Christmas Classic- by Valentine Davies is finally getting its chance to be performed on stage as their first-ever Dinner Theatre production in the New Festival Hall Space. Tickets are limited, so make sure you take in this Christmas Classic.

Tree House Youth Theatre is here to delight us with their latest in the adventures of Sherlock Homes-The Hound of Baskervilles, happening Dec 9 - 11 and 16 - 18 at the Nickel Studio in the Red Deer Memorial Centre. These talented actors aged 13 - 17 have been working extremely hard and are excited to share it with a live audience. In addition, they will also be showing a one-act play, The Sherlock Holmes Jr. Detective Agency, before each performance put on by the 9 – 12-year-olds.

Join us at the Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre this December as young dancers from across Central Alberta entertain you with the world’s favourite

A nutcracker soldier in front of Christmas Lights

ballet, The Nutcracker. Toy Soldiers battling rats, a journey to a far-off land, sugar plum fairies, angels, and sweets from around the world, all this and more can be expected as you dive into the beauty of this performance happening December 17-19. There are two performances Friday and Saturday and one on Sunday.

The Downtown Business Association is hosting Christmas Carolers on the Ross Street Patio every Thursday till the 23rd of December from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.There will also be a second performance from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm December 9th during late night Shopping. While there, grab a warm beverage from one of many local coffee shops and take a picture on the Frosty Friends bench!

See a special seasonal presentation of A Patsy Cline Christmas with Megan Schroder at the Lacombe Memorial Centre Monday, December 20th. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Mary C. Moore Library or the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre’s Website.

Cow Patti Theatre is back with their season of Comedy Dinner Theatre, and this Holiday season, they are serving up a taste of Country with their production of Sugar Road. A perfect way to celebrate that staff Christmas party or enjoy some holiday laughs with family and friends, playing till December 11th.

If you have Live Entertainment happening this Holiday season, please let us know or submit it to our Tourism Red Deer’s Event Calendar.

Regarding all performances, please make a note of the Government of Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program.

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