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Recurring Event Event Series: Illinois Libraries Present

**FULL** Experience the Nutcracker at Home

December 16, 2023 - December 17, 2023

NOTICE: Registration for this event is at maximum capacity


This event is brought to you through Harvard Diggins Library’s participation in Illinois Libraries Present. When registering, please make sure to select “Harvard Diggins Library” as your library when registering, so we may receive participation credit. This credit is important to us, so we may continue providing quality programming to our community. To receive the YouTube link and view from home, please click here. 

Experience The Nutcracker at Home! Watch a Recording of the Famous Ballet

Get in the spirit of the season with a recorded virtual performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker performed by the United Kingdom’s internationally renowned Royal Ballet. The ballet, a holiday staple for all ages, can be viewed Saturday, December 16, and Sunday, December 17. Registrants will receive an email with a special link to the performance. 

With sumptuous period designs, spellbinding stage effects, and Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the 2016 performance of The Nutcracker will enchant audiences of all ages. Performed by Britain’s flagship ballet company, registrants can expect to see some of the most elite ballerinas in this performance.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email


December 16, 2023
December 17, 2023
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