Celebrate the holiday season with Bel Air News & Views sponsor Ballet Chesapeake’s production of “The Nutcracker!” The performances feature guest professionals from the New York City Ballet and a large children’s cast of select area students. Showtimes are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 6 at Patterson Mill High School, 85 Patterson Mill Rd, Bel Air. Ticket prices range from $17 to $23 Order tickets at http://balletchesapeake.ticketleap.com/nutcracker-2015/. Call 410-877-0777 for more information. Follow the Ballet Chesapeake on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/balletchesapeake.