December Round-up

Published 6:32 am Saturday, December 1, 2018

It’s a busy month — here are some of the events you can take in with your family

You’ve had your turkey, now it’s time to commit to the most festive of months.

Christmas will be in full swing throughout the month of December on the stage of the Historic Paramount Theatre so if you can’t make one show, be prepared to take in another show.

One of the most anticipated show every year literally kicks off the month.

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A Merry TubaChristmas returns for another expectant year on Dec. 1. This a chance for the big brass to show off as tuba enthusiasts from all over come together to play Christmas favorites.

Time of the show is 11 a.m.

Make it a weekend, by taking in Rhythmic Circus: Holiday Shuffle at 2 p.m. on Dec. 2.

This unique show, features a Stomp-type experience with a background of a seven-piece band. This might be one of the most upbeat holiday experiences you will enjoy all month long.

Starting on Dec. 7 and stretching through Dec. 9 will be the Matchbox Theatre’s presentation of a Christmas favorite, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” 7 p.m. presentations will be held on Dec. 7-8 with a 2 p.m. matinee on Dec. 9.

And then on Dec. 10, famed pianist Lorie Line will bring the true spirt of Christmas to Austin with her 2018 Holiday Extravagana, this year themed “Lord of Lords.”

You’re not going to want to miss this one-of-a-kind show.

These are just a few of the shows that the Paramount Theatre has coming up this December. Make sure you are checking back to for more events, not only in the month of December, but throughout the year as well.

Below is a rundown of what the month of December has to offer.


•Dec. 1: Merry TubaChristmas, 11 a.m. Event is free.

Dec. 2: Rhythmic Circus: Holiday Shuffle, 2 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 the day of the show.

•Dec. 7-9: Matchbox Children’s Theatre presents “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9: Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for students.

•Dec. 10: Lori Line 2018 Holiday Extravaganza “Lord of Lords,” 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $54 per person. People in groups of 10 or more are $49 per person. To receive the group rate, arrangements must be made by close of business day on Friday, Dec. 7. Contact or call 1-507-434-0934.

•Dec. 16: SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin — 2018 Christmastide Holiday Tour, 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 16. Tickets are $25 for adults in advance and $30 the day of the show. Students and seniors pay $18 in advance and $20 the day of the show.

•Dec. 20: The ABC’s of Christmas. The event is free, beverages will be made available for purchase. Donations accepted and will go towards the Riverland Choir 2019 Carnegie Hall performance trip.

$5 Movies

•Dec. 5: “A Muppet Christmas,” 3 and 7:30 p.m.

•Dec. 12: “Elf,” 3 and 7:30 p.m.

•Dec. 19: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” 3 and 7:30 p.m.

•Dec. 26: “The Music Man,” 3 and 7:30 p.m.