Friends of DanceWorks presents “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 9-10. This production features more than 100 student and adult dancers on stage at Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St., Vancouver. The show is best suited for ages 4 and up. Tickets are $25 to $35 at danceworksperformingarts.com. For more information, call 360-892-5664. Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they embark on a journey through the Land of Snow and into the Kingdom of Sweets. This lavishly staged production features leaping ballerinas and high- flying acrobatics sure to kindle a feeling of holiday magic.