Hosting family this holiday season? Here's a roundup of events that has something for everyone.

  • Put some humbug in your holiday. The Premiere Playhouse is showing its second annual production of "A Christmas Carol." Catch one of the remaining performances. Find showtimes and ticket information here.
  • Support some ballerinas. Main Stage Ballet & Dance Academy is putting on a production of "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Washington Pavilion. Details and tickets here.
  • Hit the slopes. Great Bear Ski Valley plans to open Wednesday, Dec. 26, and one of the ski hill's first events of the year is 5th Grade Days starting Tuesday, Dec. 27. Fifth-graders can get a lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental and helmet rental for $10. More here.
  • Make a Christmas craft. Morningside Community Center is adding a little extra treat to its Wednesday morning playgroup today (Dec. 21). Stop by the center at 10:30 a.m. and make a free Christmas craft with your kid (ages 2-5).
  • Drink beer and spread cheer. WoodGrain Brewing is hosting a Beer and Carols event starting 7 p.m. Thursday. All are welcome for the carol singing, but only those 21+ can partake in the beer-drinking part. Details here.
  • Go milk jug bowling. The city parks and recreation department is hosting a "Milk Jug Bowling" event from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park. It's like bowling, but with milk jugs and also on ice. No registration needed, but find the details here.