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Gallo Center Stages Festive Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol
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Foster Family Theater at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto will offer performances of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol over the weekend of Dec. 7 through 9.

Shows are scheduled Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m.

For tickets, visit the Gallo at 1000 I St., downtown Modesto; call 209-338-2100; or go to

Adapted from the classic Charles Dickens’ novel, this heartwarming Christmas tale finds Tiny Tim hatching a plan to get his father home for Christmas day. With the help of some kindly sellers at the market and his friend Charlotte, Tiny Tim stages a spectacle filled with ghosts and Christmas cheer to convince Scrooge to give his father the day off. It all seems to be going according to plan until a little bit of real Christmas magic catches everyone by surprise.

Come early on Sunday and meet Santa.

Santa Claus will be on site for a pre-show treat and pictures in the Marie Damrell Gallo Grand Lobby on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 pm. Open to all Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol ticket holders.

The play is by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig and directed by Kimberly Ogden.