The holiday season is in full swing and with December approaching, there are a bunch of holiday-inspired theatre productions, musical shows and other entertainment happening around Brampton. Here’s a list of eight holiday shows you won’t want to miss this season.

Electric Christmas – Nov 28

Lightwire Theatre’s A Very Electric Christmas is all about the story a young bird named Max who is blown off course during a snowstorm and ends up alone and lost at the North Pole. The show chronicles his adventure trying to make his way home. The story is told through a unique light show.

Mary Poppins Jr. – Dec 7 & 8

A Disney classic and Holiday favourite, Mary Poppins takes us back to England in 1920 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. This production put on by Brampton Music Theatre’s Youth Troupe will feature dance numbers and music from the Disney movie as well as the award-winning Broadway show.

Friday Folk Night: A Very Foggy Christmas  – Dec 7

Spend a night with the with the bluegrass band The Foggy Hogtown Boys, a quintet featuring some of the finest and most in-demand musicians in the area. The band will perform seasonal favourites and some lesser-known, but no less good, pieces.

Wonderful World of Christmas – Dec 7

This yuletide spectacular is hosted by none other than Steven Michaels himself — one of the best Elvis impersonators out there. Michaels will sing the Christmas classics and serenades you with the King’s own holiday season favourites.

Brampton Concert Band: Christmas At The Rose – Dec 8

Joined by St. Roch’s choir for their annual Christmas show at The Rose, Brampton Concert Band performs a joyous collection of holiday favourites for the whole fam jam.

The Sound of Music Sing-Along – Dec 9

Enjoy a special sing-along screening of the classic film The Sound of Music. You can belt out the classics along with Julie Andrews and the rest of the audience on December 9 at the Rose Theatre. Costumes and dressing up are highly encouraged.

A Celtic Family Christmas – Dec 15

Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy return to Brampton for the holidays. Two of the planet’s very best fiddle players with numerous JUNO and East Coast Music Awards between them will perform songs from acclaimed collaboration A Celtic Family Christmas.

Art of Time Ensemble: To All A Good Night – Dec 21

Toronto’s innovative and eclectic Art of Time Ensemble presents a holiday tradition that’s anything but traditional. This show brings together comedic readings, favourite holiday carols, seasonal songs and more.

A Merry Motown Christmas – Dec 22

Back by popular demand, Legends of Motown return with their 16-piece cast of singers and musicians performing live tributes to The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Martha and the Vandellas and more.