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Seaglass Holiday Brunch To Include Free Nutcracker Ballet Performance In Blue Ocean Music Hall

December 11, 2012

SALISBURY, Mass., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Magical characters from the timeless ballet classic The Nutcracker will come to life for the delight of children and adults of all ages at Seaglass Restaurant’s Nutcracker Brunch on Sunday, December 16, 2012. At this special holiday Sunday Brunch by the Sea, families can enjoy an abundant brunch buffet while ballet characters stroll the dining room in costume, including The Nutcracker and Clara. Santa will also present each child with a small gift from his bag. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras.

Guests who attend brunch will receive a free ticket to a special live performance by the Methuen Ballet Nutcracker Ensemble on stage at Blue Ocean Music Hall. Under the direction of Artistic Director and Choreographer Vanessa Rae Voter, Methuen Ballet Ensemble has staged the holiday ballet favorite The Nutcracker for nearly 20 years. Featuring semi-professional dancers from the Merrimack Valley, this one-hour performance includes excerpts from Acts I and II, featuring Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, Chinese, Spanish and Oriental dances, and more. The Company sold out three recent shows at The Firehouse Center in Newburyport. Seaglass Restaurant is offering people who were unable to buy tickets an opportunity to see a segment of the show for free.

Sunday Brunch by the Sea seatings are at 10:00am and Noon, and feature omelets made-to-order, carving stations, pasta and seafood entrees, breakfast selections and more. The Nutcracker ballet performances on December 16(th) will be held at 12 noon and 2:00pm in Blue Ocean Music Hall located across the lobby from Seaglass at The Pavilion on Salisbury Beach, 4 Oceanfront North. Price is $29.95 for adults; ages 6-12 are $14.95; kids 5 and under are $5.95. Reservations are recommended by calling 978.462.5800. For more information visit www.SeaglassOceanside.com

Salisbury Beach Past & Present Gingerbread House Diorama
While at The Pavilion, families can view a giant gingerbread house diorama of Salisbury Beach Past & Present. Measuring eight-feet high and eight-feet across, this charming and whimsical seaside structure created in gingerbread is made by 29 year-old Seaglass staffer and cake decorator “Hollywood Jim” Shalkoski. Illuminated throughout with more that 1,000 miniature LED light bulbs, the edible edifice features popular Salisbury Beach landmarks from the 1940s heyday through the present, including The Ocean Echo building, Roger Shaheen’s FUN-O-RAMA amusement park including a moving Himalaya ride with sound, game stands The Chinese Snack Bar and more, and The Pavilion building-complete with pilings. The Coast Guard Watch tower dating back to the early 1900′s is also included. The confection is on display free of charge from 11:00am to 10:00pm through January 2014 in The Pavilion lobby, located between Seaglass Restaurant and Blue Ocean Music Hall (closed Christmas Day).

For more information on The Pavilion on Salisbury Beach holiday dining, special events, concerts, functions, and gift cards, please call 978.465.2000 or visit www.northshorepavilion.com.

    Contact:                   Kathy Aiello (978) 764-3924
                               kaiello@atlantichg.com or

                               Hillary Coughlin

SOURCE The Pavilion on Salisbury Beach

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