Nutcracker in the Castle

Day Trip

Nutcracker in the Castle

Enjoy a festive trip full of shopping and Christmas treats! Enjoy stops at Confections by Joel and Widmar’s Cheese in Theresa, WI where we will have ample time forsamples and shopping. Lunch will take place at Red Cabin at Green Acres, a family-owned and operated business that was featured in Wisconsin Foodie in 2017. We'll have free time at two shops in Fond du Lac, which will be the perfect time to finish up your Christmas gift shopping. The cornerstone of our day is stopping by the 13th annual season of Nutcracker in the Castle at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh to walk through visual representations of the famous story come to life. In each of the mansion’s rooms, scenes from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker are reinterpreted through elaborate decorations. Scenes include the Nutcracker’s opening party scene, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies and the Land of Sweets. Like the ballet, Nutcracker in the Castle presents a visual spectacle that fills spirits with joy every Christmas season.
Once a Year

Day Trip

Nutcracker in the Castle

Enjoy a festive day trip full of shopping and Christmas treats, complete with a visit to the 13th annual season of Nutcracker in the Castle at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh where scenes from Tchaikovsky’s famous story The Nutcracker are reinterpreted through elaborate decorations.

Dec 14, 2019

$100.00

Itinerary

Begin with a visit to Confections by Joel and Widmar’s Cheese in Theresa, WI where we will do some sampling and enjoy time for shopping.

For lunch, we will stop by the Red Cabin at Green Acres in Fond du Lac, WI. This family-owned and operated business was featured in Wisconsin Foodie in 2017.

Next, we will have shopping time in the welcoming and iconic downtown Fond Du Lac which will be the perfect time to finish up your Christmas gift shopping.

The cornerstone of this day is stopping by the 13th annual season of Nutcracker in the Castle at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh where a famous story comes to life. Every year, this historic and ornate estate is stunningly decorated to bring Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to life throughout the house.

We’ll conclude with a custard stop to Leon’s Custard (yes – there is a Leon’s Custard in Oshkosh with a really interesting story!)

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