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A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing, The Ark, Temple Bar, 22 November  to 10 January. The
Ark and Music Network present a brand new festive music show exploring the magic and
mystery of Winter.  With a dynamic blend of original music, improvisation and audience
interaction, this brand new festive music show by composer Brian Irvine has been
commissioned and specially created for children, their schools and families.  €12/€9. Family
Ticket €40 for 4. 20% off for Family Members.  
More details and book online.
Pirates in the Kingdom of Enchantasia (by The Ofegus Theatre Company), Smock
Alley Theatre,
27th December to 4th January, 2.30pm & 6.30pm daily.  Captain
Swashbuckle, the dreaded pirate, and his fearsome first mate, Sebastian, have landed in
the Kingdom Of Enchantasia.  It is the first place to spark Sebastian’s memory since the
Captain pulled him from the sea, so they go, in disguise, to find out what they can about the
mysterious land.  With everything from confused Genies to missing Princes, good Wizards to
evil Witches, kidnapped Princesses to Pirates-in-disguise, this is a story which children and
adults will love.  €10 per child or family of 5 is €50. To book, phone 01-6770014 or
St Stephen's Green Christmas Market, Stephens Green, December.  Shop from a
unique selection of quality Irish made handcrafted gift items, including accessories,
woodcrafts, jams, preserves and prints, as well as seasonal food and drinks to include
charcoal grills, crepes, bratwurst, chocolate fountain, gluhwein, and other seasonal
non-alcoholic drinks.  There is also festive entertainment from local choirs and carollers.
Open noon to 8pm.
The North Pole Experience,  December.  Your magical adventure starts with a greeting
by Woody from Toy Story.  Then it’s off for a spin on the Coca Cola Trucks.  Keep an eye
for Buzz Light Year and visit Santa in his magical grotto, tell him what you would like for
Christmas and receive a gift.  Get your picture taken with Santa to bring home, then have
fun in the Bounceland Playzone.  €20 per child includes Santa gift, photo, 25 Mins Play in
Bounceland playzone and free balloon (approx. one hour).  Parents go free and can relax in
the heated café serving hot and cold food, tea/coffee. Ph: 085 8467042  
More details.
Imaginosity, Sandyford, December. You must come see us this December for some
festive fun including: f
estive face-painting, Christmas craft-r-noon!, Olaf snowman craft!, Elf
on the Shelf storytime!, Make your own Christmas decoration
on, Christmas sing-along in the
The Grinch Story Performance, Traditional Christmas crafts and every morning
between 9.30 to 11.30, we have Wobblers and Toddlers.
More details.
Viking and Medieval Dublin Tours, Dublinia, Viking Tour 20th and 21st  December
and Medieval Dublin Tour 27th and 28th of December.
 2.30pm.  Did the Viking really have
horns on their helmets, and what did they use as toilet paper?  How did you cure a
headache in medieval times and just what would the barber surgeon do to you!  Find out on
our special exhibition tours.
 More details.