Nutcracker In the Castle at The Paine

Nutcracker in the Castle

November 18, 2022 to January 9, 2023
 

The Nutcracker fairytale returns for the holidays at the Paine Art Center and Gardens featuring an array of sights, sounds, and surprises! The Paine Art Center and Gardens invites you to journey through the “castle”, elegantly decorated to tell the beloved Nutcracker fairytale. The tale will be revealed as you venture through each room and be dazzled by the sights and sounds that will instantly make you feel like you’re in the fairytale yourself.

Choose Your Nutcracker Experience

Self-Guided Tours: Journey through more than 20 beautifully decorated rooms on your own time! Take in over 70 Christmas trees that fill the historic Paine mansion, and be sure to look for 60 hidden mice throughout each setting! Book your self-guided tour here.

Guided Tours: Features live musical, acting and youth dance performances! Enjoy live performances by a string quartet, Nutcracker ballet dancers, and more! Book your guided tours here.

Candlelight Tours: Offering an especially magical time - the candlelight tours take place in the evening! Book your candlelight tour here.

Sugar Plum Fairy's Cupcake Cafe

Before or after your visit to the Nutcracker in the Castle, treat yourself to a delicious treat at the Sugar Plum Fairy's Cupcake Café. Within the Paine's Conservatory, this café serves cupcakes and hot cocoa in a fairyland setting with the Sugar Plum Fairy herself as hostess.

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