Christmas Tree Elegance
December 1-10
Historic Davenport & River Park Square

Christmas Tree Elegance is a raffle of 18 themed custom-decorated trees with prizes which include gift certificates, items and cash valued up to $5,000 and a Father Christmas sculpture. The event, produced by the Spokane Symphony Associates, benefits the Spokane Symphony. $1 raffle tickets will be available at the venue. The drawing for winners of the 6 trees at River Park Square will be at 4:30 pm on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The drawing for the winners of the 12 trees at the Historic Davenport Hotel will be at 9:30 pm on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.

Spokane Jazz Orchestra with Julia Keefe
December 2
Bing Crosby Theater

The Spokane Jazz Orchestra has been bringing the sound of life to the Spokane community for more than 40 years! The SJO is a traditional big band orchestra that performs thrilling arrangements from classic big bands, jazz legends and modern jazz ensembles. Julia Keefe, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe, has been a professional jazz vocalist and actor for over a decade, performing all over the US and Europe, and opening for legendary performers like Esperanza Spalding and Tony Bennett. $17-$27

November 30-December 3
INB Performing Arts Center

RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love. $37-$77.

The Nutcracker Ballet
December 1-December 3
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

A cherished holiday event delighting children of all ages in our historic theater. E.T.A. Hoffman’s story of Clara and her nutcracker prince is performed by the Santa-Barbara based State Street Ballet and more than 75 local dancers. Experience Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score performed live by the Spokane Symphony. Dress up the little ones for a magical holiday treat.