Scrooge's Christmas

Dancers practice for a performance of “Scrooge’s Christmas,” which will be performed at Pocatello’s first Dickens Festival, set for Dec. 6 and 7.

POCTELLO — There will be a Dickens Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in the ballroom of Idaho State University’s Pond Student Union. Tickets are $5. The ballroom will be turned into the streets of Dickens. A vendor fair will also have community singers, dancers and actors performing on the stage throughout the event. Tickets are available at the door.

As part of the festival, there will be a production of “Scrooge's Christmas — A Theatrical Ballet” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Frazier Hall at ISU. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at assemblecenter.com or at the door. This is a delightful original production with area community members participating.