One of the most well-known ballet classics is returning to the Quad Cities!

Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa are hitting the Adler Theatre stage with a holiday classic, The Nutcracker!

You will have three opportunities to witness this magical production. Two shows will be playing on Saturday Dec 9, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Another show will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday Dec 10. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online at or at the Adler Theatre Box Office, located at 136 E 3rd St Davenport, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

After the 8 p.m. showing on Saturday night, patrons are also invited to join the dancers and musicians for an afterglow at Hotel Blackhawk.

Choreographed by Artistic Director Courtney Lyon, The Nutcracker will showcase lavish costumes, magnificent scenery and enchanting live music to bring you the most delightful fantasy ever!

Do not miss this holiday classic and the euphoric feelings you will most definitely encounter.

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for