Ready to be mesmerized by the delicate movements of ballerinas in tulle-and-sparkle costumes to live music? Well, you're in luck, because Ballet Arkansas' annual Nutcracker Spectacular begins Dec. 17.

Music will be provided by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and two choral ensembles. 

Come see a community cast of more than 250 children and adults from across Arkansas light up the stage at Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14-15.

Tickets, which range from $23-$102, are available at the Celebrity Attractions Box Office by calling (501) 244-8800 or online at Ticketmaster.com

Buy "Sweet Seats" in Row D and E to receive a special gift.