December Field Trips

ClaraThe Nutcracker Ballet

  • Wednesday, December 11th @ 9:30 am
  • Location: Mobile Civic Center Theater
  • Admission: $5 per ticket, all ages.  (If you have a little one who sits in your lap, there is not a fee for that child)
  • Deadline to register:  Monday, December 2nd.  No late registrations will be accepted. 
  • Register by completing and sending this form with your check to the MRCS Office.

“Living dolls. Dancing snowflakes. Battling soldiers and mice.  A Christmas tree that grows to spectacular heights. It’s The Nutcracker, in all its magical, colorful, holiday charm. You’ll be dazzled by our guest artists Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys, Principal Dancers from Festival Ballet Providence in Rhode Island”


 The Nutcracker performed by Marionette Puppets

  • Thursday, December 12th @ 9am      
  • Location: Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Drive, Mobile
  • Admission: $5 per ticket, all ages.  (If you have a little one who sits in your lap, there is not a fee for that child)

“The Playhouse Puppets present SchoolFest Performances of the Marionette Classic “The Nutcracker,” a faithful re-telling of the    musical story by Tchaikovsky featuring hand-carved marionettes, hand puppets, and shadow puppets. “


Bellingrath Gardens “Magic in Lights”

  • Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts the Magic in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens has been changed to Thursday, December 19th at 5 pm.
  • Monday, December 16th @ 5 pm          
  • Admission:  Ages 13 and up: $12; Ages 5-12:  $6.50; Ages under 4: Free

“Stroll through over 3 million sparkling lights and over 1,000 displays throughout the 65 acre garden estate.”


Young Explorer’s “Let’s Get in the Swim”

  • Friday, December 20th, 1-3 pm
  • Location: Hearin-Chandler Family YMCA, 951 Downtowner Blvd, Mobile, AL 36609
  • Admission: $3 per child, adults free. No membership required.
  • RSVP with coordinator, Michele Landrum at,  via the YE Facebook page, or call 679-0696.
  • Open Swim