Mix of Six: Dec 11 - 13

Metro picks this weekend's best entertainment and events

A Christmas Carol
When: Through Jan. 3
Where: Neptune Theatre
This holiday classic is being showcased for the first time ever as a musical, and will be sure to delight audiences during its six week run at Neptune’s Fountain Hall. For ticket information and showtimes, visit www.neptunetheatre.com.


When: Through Saturday
Where: Neptune Theatre
A production by Neptune’s Young Performance Company, this play is set in 1746 and tells the tale of a mysterious village in the Scottish Highlands that appears for only one day every 100 years. For ticket information, visit www.neptunetheatre.com.

QMJHL Hocket
When: Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: Halifax Metro Centre
Don’t look now, but the Halifax Mooseheads are starting to play some decent hockey with a 6-5-1 record in their last 12 games. This weekend they face the Moncton Wildcats on Friday and the Prince Edward Island Rocket Saturday. Adult tickets are $14.50.

The Nutcracker
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
This annual Symphony Nova Scotia production is a holiday ballet filled with colourful puppets and beautiful music. The show closes this weekend with tickets $37 for adults and $19 for children.

The Sweet Sounds of Christmas

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: Black Cultural Centre, 1149 Main St.
The Sweet Sound of Christmas features an array of local talented individuals of diverse cultural and music backgrounds. Admission is $10 adults, $5 students.

Sizzling Salsa
When: Sunday, 7 p.m.
Where: World Trade and Convention Centre
Featuring the Canadian Primos, this event will be 100 per cent Latino music as people will also have the chance to learn to Salsa with Halifax Salseros Dance. Tickets are $20 each.