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Springfield, Missouri

The Nutcracker Cookies & Cocoa

Thank you to those who Joined us for this fun, festive event benefiting Springfield Ballet's outreach and educational initiatives!

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Hickory Hills Country Club
Hosted by Rick Giesen

Event Details
Guests at this event enjoyed festive sweet treats to accompany their hot cocoa - in their take-home mug, - a reading of the holiday story with special abridged performances of The Nutcracker, special holiday boutique vendors to kick off holiday shopping, and raffle baskets including an American Girl doll, a family basket and something just for boys!


Santa also joined us and took socially distanced photos with guests.


Streaming of the program was also available.

We invite you and your family to attend this special holiday event next year! Information on how your company can become an event sponsor or for further details, contact Ashley Walden, Executive Director, at

Event photos courtesy of Miles Boyer Photography.

All Proceeds benefit Springfield Ballet, a not-for-profit organization. As this event is a fundraiser, all ticket sales are final. thank you for your support.

2020 Presenting Sponsor:

Aqua Bella Events & Design

Additional Sponsorships provided by:  

Holiday Boutique

This year, due to limited capacity, the Holiday Boutique was limited to three vendors.


To continue supporting our other past amazing boutique vendors, the below shops provided discount codes to attendees for their online shopping experience! Thank you to: