More than eight decades ago the Sandusky Theatre was just a twinkle in its founder's eye.
For the holidays, theater executive director Thomas Kazmierczak III, is bringing that twinkle downtown.
The theater recently opened a year-round "Christmas in the City" Gift Shop and will sparkle its way into the holiday season with a Jeans and Jewels gala for its 80th anniversary celebration Oct. 11.
Mark your calendars for the following holiday events at the Sandusky State Theatre
80th Anniversary Jeans and Jewels Gala, 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Cost: $40
Holiday Sparkle at the State Gala including the Festival of Trees auction, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Cost: $40
Holiday Sparkle at the State "Festival of the Trees" viewing 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Nov. 23- Dec. 14. Cost: $2
Downtown animated Christmas windows, 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Nov. 22 - Dec. 14. Begins at the theater and winds up Water, Columbus and Market Streets
The Moscow Ballet's "The Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3,The State Cost: $25-$65. Box Office Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.