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Nutcracker Village at University Center

University Center in Irvine to host sneak peek of The Barclay’s Nutcracker Ballet

In partnership with Festival Ballet, guests will be treated to live ballet perfomances as well as a meet-and-greet with dancers, kids’ crafts and activities

IRVINE, Calif. – (November 14, 2016)  University Center will present its “Nutcracker Village” on Saturday, Nov. 19.  The event begins at 11 a.m., with kids’ activities such as facepainting and crafts. Then from noon to 2 p.m., guests will be able to enjoy live, sneak peek performances of The Barclay’s Nutcracker Ballet by Festival Ballet, in addition to holiday performances by FOCUS Dance Center.

“The Nutcracker Ballet is such a classic holiday production,” said Easther Liu, chief marketing officer for Irvine Company Retail Properties. “It’s a great way to get into the holiday spirit and a fantastic opportunity for guests to enjoy an up-close preview of the performance.”

The event will be at University Center at Center Courtyard, 4100 Campus Dr.



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