Edison Elementary School held a family literacy night on Tuesday celebrating "The Nutcracker" ballet.
The school was decorated in the ballet's them. Dancers from the Ashland Regional Ballet entertained families with mini performances.
Creative movement specialist Mark Koehler, who plays the Rat King character, worked with students and their families throughout the evening.
Activities included ornament making, visits with Santa and photos with ballet dancers.
Students and their families were able to visit the school's book fair. Each student was given a book about "The Nutcracker."
This article originally appeared on Ashland Times Gazette: Edison Elementary brings 'The Nutcracker' alive during literacy night