Northern Michigan Holidays: Warm up any bah-humbug heart with our collection of yuletide entertainment! And, since you've all been so good this year, we've made your purchases even easier with a one-stop ticket shop at 

Encore Winds Celebration

When: Saturday, December 22, 8 p.m.

Where: Milliken Auditorium, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City

Join the Encore Winds in a wonderful celebration of the Christmas Season. A vocal soloist and the Mesick High School Band under the direction of Craig Jones will perform with Encore Winds.

A Christmas Carol in Prose

When: Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.

Where: Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall, Elk Rapids

This co-production with Parallel 45 and Chicago's Magic Mouth Productions utilizes storytelling with Magic Mouth's signature illusion element to uncover the stunning original text of this wildly popular holiday story, the beauty of which has been all but lost in the last 150 years of adaptations. Bring the whole family!

Handel's Messiah, Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

When: December 13-14, 7 p.m.

Where: St. Francis Xavier, Petoskey

Iriving Berlin's White Christmas

When: November 30, December 1-2, 7-9

Where: Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Presented by the Manistee Civic Players

Home for the Holidays

When: December 8, 7:30 p.m., December 9, 3 p.m.

Where: Lars Hockstad Auditorium, Traverse City 

Traverse Symphony Orchestra with NMC Chorale, Chamber Singers and Children's Choir.