Based on the timeless tale by Hans Christian Andersen, The Snow Queen, playing through Dec. 23 at Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine St. in Fort Collins, will get you and your family into the holiday spirit. This battle between good and evil that tests true love is suitable for all ages. For tickets see basbleu.org or call 970-498-8949.
OpenStage Theatre and Company winds up their run of Flick-Essential Season, an “excruciatingly funny, sweetly demented tragicomedy” on Dec. 3. Adult themes and language. 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner. For tickets call 970-484-5337. Performances at Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins.
Midtown Arts Center dinner theater, 3750 S. Mason St. in Fort Collins, is showing A Christmas Story through Dec. 31. Based on a perennial movie favorite, the story takes place in 1940s Indiana, where Ralphie, a bespectacled boy with a big imagination has only one wish for Christmas and confronts some kooky obstacles in seeing his dream come true. Call 970-225-2555 or see midtownartscenter.com for tickets and show times.
Judy Collins and local artist RL Cole will perform at the historic Fort Collins Armory, 314 E. Mountain Ave. on Dec. 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. Concert at 7 p.m. Tickets available online at bohemiannights.org/purchase.
Celebrate the holidays in a winter wonderland of beautifully decorated trees as Greeley’s Union Colony Civic Center plays host to the 28th annual Festival of Trees scheduled for Nov. 25 through Dec. 3. Festival of Trees and its special events tickets are on sale now! For a complete schedule of public hours, ticket prices, events and activities visit greeleyfestivaloftrees.com. Proceeds benefit the Union Colony Civic Center and the Greeley Philharmonic Guild.
December events at the Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St. in Fort Collins, include Rent 20th anniversary national tour Dec. 1-3, A comedy, Jay and Silent Bob Get Old, Dec. 13, and a musical version of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol on Dec. 20. LCtix.com for tickets. 970-221-6730 for 30 for more information.