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There's no place like Kansas, according to Dorothy in the classic movie "Wizard of Oz." Kansas blends small-town charm with big-city attractions and is a great destination for an extended weekend or any day, for that matter.

Winter is the season to spend quality time with loved ones, and what better way to do that than with a Yellow Brick Road Trip… holiday edition?! Towns all across Kansas get dressed up in lights, wreaths, and tinsel to spread holiday spirit. Make this holiday memorable by experiencing the lights with the ones you love.

Holly Jolly Jurassic Holiday

Thru Dec. 23/DERBY  – 5-9 p.m. at Field Station. When Dinosaurs deck the halls, you never know what to expect next! Join the fun at Field Station: Dinosaurs as our prehistoric friends prepare for a hilarious, unforgettable holiday. Where triceratops glisten and children listen to hear T-Rex in the snow! At Holly Jolly Jurassic Holiday, families will marvel at a one-of-a-kind exhibition and light show with 44 life-sized Dinosaurs wrapping gifts, decorating trees and kissing beneath the mistletoe! Admission is $10 per person.

The Nutcracker

Dec. 15-16/TOPEKA – At the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Join in Clara’s adventures with the Nutcracker Prince to defeat the wicked Mouse King! This Christmas ballet performance is steeped in other-worldly fantasy, childlike imagination, and sugarplum dreams. Kansas Ballet will present two family-friendly shows, featuring guest artists from The Joffrey Ballet — Miguel Angel Blanco and April Daly — live musical accompaniment by Maestro Kyle Wiley Pickett & Topeka Symphony Orchestra, and the student dancers of Kansas Ballet Academy. 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. >MORE 

 

 

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