Maxine Bean and Meredith Bean McMath produce a 1940s-style radio show for a live audience with comedy by host Micah Towery, doo-wop by the Swingin' Smithley Sisters and a performance of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" by veteran radio performers. Both performances will be broadcast online at www.wage.com, and the evening show will air live on WAGE-AM 1200. 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. $10; seniors and children, $8. 703-669-8444 or www.tallyhotheatre.com.


The Loudoun Ballet Company presents the perennial favorite, Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," which was commissioned in 1891 and became popular in America in the 1940s. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Potomac Falls High School, 46400 Algonkian Pkwy. In advance, $15; discounts for children and seniors. At the door, all tickets $20. 703-771-8074 or www.loudounballet.org.


A team of Belgian draft horses and their wagon are decked in bells, bows and holiday lights for a Holiday Sleigh Ride. Evergreen Church also offers caroling and refreshments by a bonfire. Bring your camera to have your family's photo taken in a nativity scene or view the church's other live nativity scene. 6-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Evergreen Church, 491 Evergreen Rd. SE, Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7700 or www.evergreenchurch.net.

Loudoun Ballet Company dancers perform in "The Nutcracker."