Go on a magical holiday journey this weekend at the Adler Theatre.

Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa have teamed up to present The Nutcracker this Saturday Dec 8 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport).

This captivating performance is filled with holiday magic and will take your family on an enchanted adventure with Clara and her prince as they battle the Rat Queen and journey to the Land of Sweets.

Ticket prices for adults are $18, $30 and $36. Ticket prices for children 10 and under are $11, $17 and $20. Ticket prices for seniors and students (with ID) are $14, $26 and $32. Purchase your tickets today at the Adler Theatre Box Office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com.

After the 7:30 p.m. performance on Saturday, join the dancers and musicians for an Afterglow at Hotel Blackhawk (200 E 3rd St. Davenport).

For more information, visit http://www.adlertheatre.com/events-type/the-nutcracker/.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.