Top Picks – November 25

GREENFIELD — Wilkerson Dance presents its annual “Nutcracker” and Holiday Spectacular at 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Greenfield High School Auditorium, 810 N. Broadway. About 275 students will present the story of the “Nutrcracker” and other holiday routines in jazz, tap, hip hop contemporary and ballet. Tickets are $9 in advance and $10 at the door if not sold out. Ages 4 and under admitted free. Visit for more information.

INDIANAPOLIS — Tens of thousands are expected to gather at 6 p.m. Friday at Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis for the annual Circle of Lights celebration. The 4,784 lights strung from the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument will be lit about 7:50 p.m. Entertainers chosen from statewide auditions will share the stage with Santa and other surprise guests. This holiday celebration will be broadcast live on WTHR-Channel 13 from 7 to 8 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Friday through Dec. 24, experience a variety of holiday activities during Celebration Crossing at the Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St. Kids can ride on the Santa Claus Express, make crafts to take home and gaze into a replica of L.S. Ayres store windows. Visit for a daily schedule of holiday events and entertainment.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 W. Washington St., hosts its 47th year of Christmas at the Zoo from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday through Jan. 3. Watch a winter sunset over White River State Park, grab some hot chocolate and enjoy the glow of twinkling lights at zoo. Visit for admission information.