Highlights include a Bing Crosby tribute artist, who will perform with Andrews Sisters tributees Reveille 3; a twelve-piece orchestra playing 40s tunes for dancing (swing-dance lessons are offered from 7 to 8 p.m.); roasted chestnuts, rum cake and holiday cocktails; a glass blower creating glass ornaments; and aerialist Brandy Dew, wholl be taking full advantage of the Balch Fieldhouses forty-foot ceiling to showcase her sky-high burlesque skills. The entire fieldhouse will be transformed into a movie set White Christmas, naturally complete with falling snow, sleighs, Christmas trees, WWII-era vehicles, military reenactors and a canopy of lights.
The 1940s White Christmas Ball starts at 7 p.m. at Balch Fieldhouse on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus; admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door, with a $5 discount for seniors. Get more information at www.1940sball.org.
Sat., Dec. 11, 7 p.m., 2010