The Birmingham Ballet will perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 13-14 at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center Concert Hall. The innovative version of the classic features aerial ballet and magical surprises for all ages. Show times are 2-4 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Tickets are $33-$54.75 and are available through Ticketmaster or at the BJJC Central Ticket Office. For more information, visit www.birminghamballet.com or call 800-745-3000 to order tickets.