Though we may not get the wintry-white blanket our friends in the north do this time of year, we still find plenty of ways to celebrate during the holiday season! The performing arts community in Southwest Louisiana is rich with options to help get you in the holiday spirit with ballets, plays, musicals and concerts. Check out our list below and let us know which performances you’ll be viewing this season!

FG Bulber Youth Orchestra December 1, 2017: Francis G. Bulber Youth Orchestra Christmas Concert
Times: Starting at 7:30 PM
Location: Tritico Theatre, McNeese State University
Address: 340 E. Sale Road Lake Charles, LA 70609
Admission: Donations accepted at the door
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Elf Jr. December 1-3, 2017: Elf Jr.: The Musical
Times:
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Location: Lake Charles Boston Academy
Address: 1509 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: $12 admission, $10 child & senior admission
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Wonderful Life December 1-9, 2017: It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Times: December 1-2, 8-9 at 7 PM; Sunday December 3 at 2 PM
Location: Lake Charles Little Theatre
Address: 813 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: $15 Adults; $10 Students
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Community Band Christmas Concert December 2, 2017: The Lake Charles Community Band Christmas Concert
Time: 1 PM
Location: Trinity Baptist Church
Address: 1800 Country Club Road Lake Charles, LA 70605
Admission: Free
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Lake Charles Messiah Chorus December 3, 2017: Handel's Messiah
Time: 3 PM
Location: McNeese State University, Tritico Theatre
Address: 4205 Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70609
Admission: Free and open to the public.
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Kenny G December 8, 2017: Kenny G - The Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour 2017
Times: Starting: 08:30 PM
Location: Golden Nugget Lake Charles
Address: 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd. Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: Tickets start at $45
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Christmas Concert December 8 & 10, 2017: Louisiana Choral Foundation Christmas Concert: "Songs of Adoration and Joy"
Times: Dec. 8 at 7:30 PM, Dec. 10 at 3 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church (Dec. 8); Immaculate Conception Church, Sulphur (Dec. 10)
Admission: $15-General Admission; Free for children & students with ID
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Dashing Through the Snow December 8-17, 2017: Dashing Through The Snow
Times: Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 3 PM
Location: ACTS Theatre
Address: 1 Reid Street Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: Non-Musical: $20 adult/ $15 senior/$10 student
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LCCB Twas the Night Before Christmas December 9, 2017: Lake Charles Civic Ballet: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and Other Holiday Treats
Times: 11 AM Matinee & 6 PM Gala
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center, Rosa Hart Theatre
Address: 900 Lakeshore Drive Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Once Upon a Christmas December 9, 2017: Once Upon A Christmas: Dance Production
Time: 6 PM
Location: Lewis Auditorium
Address: 1752 Cypress St. Sulphur, LA 70633
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How Christmas Saved the Grinch December 10, 2017: How Christmas Saved the Grinch
Times: 10:30 AM & 6 PM
Location: Glad Tidings Church
Address: 3400 Texas Street Lake Charles, LA 70607
Admission: Free
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Lake Charles Little Theatre December 14-17, 2017: Lake Charles Little Theatre: Patio/Porch
Times: Starting at 7:30 PM
Location: Lake Charles Little Theatre
Address: 813 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: Adults: $15; Seniors (65+) $10; Students $10
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Big Band December 15, 2017: Big Band Christmas Concert
Time: Starting at 7 PM 
Location: Lake Charles Boston Academy
Address: 1509 Enterprise Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601
Admission: Adults: $15; Seniors (65+) $10; Students $5
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Still looking for more holiday-themed entertainment? Visit our Event Calendar for a more comprehensive list.