CSM Presents Northern Virginia Youth Ballet and The Studio Cooperative production of: The Nutcracker. 6 p.m., Dec. 2, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road. Join Clara in her magical dream as she journeys through the lands of waltzing snowflakes and flowers. Advance purchase tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for youth, senior or military members. Tickets purchased at the door are $20 for adults, $15 for youth, senior or military members. BxOffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 or www.csmd.edu/Arts.