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The Skating Club of Vail and the Vail Recreation District are pleased to announce their 2006 holiday ice skating production, Oz on Ice. Shows will be held on Thursday, Dec. 28 and Friday, Dec. 29 at the Dobson Ice Arena in Vail.Oz on Ice is the story behind the Wizard of Oz and how it got started. The show offers fun for the whole family skating and non-skating fans alike. The production includes special sets, costumes and custom lighting.Shows start at 6:15 p.m. both nights and will run approximately two hours including an intermission. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and $25 for a family of four. Tickets are on sale now at Dobson Arena. For more information call Dobson Arena at (970) 479-2271.

Edwards Rumpus Room has some great shows on tap for the next week. The Eric McFadden Trio will take the stage on Dec. 21. McFadden is a veteran of several celebrated underground bands (including Stockholm Syndrome and P-Funk) and this trio is his latest foray. Kofi Bakers Band will play on Dec. 28 at the Rumpus Room. This band is a Cream and Blind Faith tribute band that honors Kofis father. And the tributes dont stop there. On Dec. 30 The Fables, a Beatles tribute band, will play the best from the Fab Four, John Lennon and Paul McCartney. All shows start at 9 p.m. For ticket prices or more information check out shakeyourrumpus.com.

Ebenezer Scrooge and the rest of the cast of holiday favorite A Christmas Carol return to the Vilar Center stage Saturday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. in performances of one of the best-loved, enduring holiday tales of all times. Since 1979, the critically acclaimed Nebraska Theatre Caravan has brought Dickens timeless fable, A Christmas Carol to over 2 million people in the United States.The Nebraska Theatre Caravan is the professional touring wing of the Omaha Community Playhouse, a unique partnership of a professional company and the nations largest community theatre. The Caravan has three touring companies that perform A Christmas Carol each November and December throughout country. Tickets for the performance are $35 for children and $50 for adults for the 4 p.m. performance, and $50 for all tickets to the 8 p.m. performance. Tickets are available by calling the Vilar Center Box Office at (970) 845-TIXS (8497) or online at vilarcenter.org. The Center is offering special locals pricing through December 22, where theater-goers can purchase tickets to five shows, and get the sixth show free.> Submit your arts and entertainment news to cschnell@vailtrail.com.

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