Looking for fun things to do for the holidays in the Monterey Bay Area? Look no further! The holiday music performances kick off Friday, November 30th at the Sunset Center in Carmel by the Sea with the Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday Show. Winner of five Grammy Awards, The Blind Boys have earned praise for their remarkable interpretations of everything from traditional gospel favorites to contemporary spiritual material. Their show will feature holiday favorites to get the whole family in a festive mood! The Bay Area Smuin Ballet returns to the Center to perform their Holiday Ballet on Friday, December 7th and Saturday, December 8th.Described as an ever-changing carousel of mischief and elegance, The Christmas Ballet is a perfect gift for audiences of all ages. An all-time winter classic, the Nutcracker, presented by Dance Kids of Monterey County will take the stage December 14 – 16 with several evening and one matinee performance. Tickets are selling out quickly so get yours soon! Finally, a festive 120-person chorus made up of both amateur and professional singers, Monterey Peninsula Voices will present the Sounds of the Season will delight audiences December 18th. The chorus honors holiday traditions plus new music that will set the mood for the holiday season. Tickets for these and other Sunset Center performances may be purchased online at http://www.sunsetcenter.org/ . Have you purchased your tickets yet? Let us know what you have planned to get into the holiday spirit this year and any suggestions you may have for everyone else!