Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
December 12

Dickens of a Christmas

Step into the world of Charles Dickens as Ohio Village revisits the Victorian Christmas made famous in his stories. Display is on December 13,19 and 20, from. 6 - 9 p.m. and December 21 from noon - 5 p.m. at 1982 Velma Ave. at 17th and Rt 71. Tickets start at $9 and parking is $4 for non members. For more information call (800) 686-6124.

December 12

BalletMet Columbus presents The Nutcracker

BalletMet's The Nutcracker is Columbus' hometown holiday tradition! Share with your family the unforgettable magical journey of Clara and her enchanted nutcracker. Show runs December 12 - 23 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Tickets start at $18.50. Times are December 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; December 13, 20, and 23 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and December 14 and 21 at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. For ticket information visit, or call (614) 431-3600.

December 13

All U Can Eat Pancake Breakfast with Santa

The Knights of Columbus Council 2553 is sponsoring their annual all you can eat pancake breakfast with Santa from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at St Pius X Catholic Church, 1061 Waggoner Rd. in Reynoldsburg. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage and beverages. Price is $3 for adults, $2 for children and photos with Santa will be available. Go to for more information.

Bookopoly: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone

Grades 4-6 will have a magical time as part of our life-sized board game. Trivia and physical challenges will be based on J.K. Rowling's book. This free event is at 3 p.m. at Old Worthington Library, 820 High St. in Worthington. For more information call (614) 807-2626.

Wee One's Family Christmas Tree Event

During our program this month we will read a book about a family searching for the perfect Christmas tree. Then the whole family will put their handprints down to create a family Christmas tree. Program begins at 10 a.m. at Marcy's Clayground, 9842 Brewster Lane in Powell. Cost is $7 plus cost of your project. For more information call (614) 932-3000.