Mountain Valley Dance Studios is a week away from its annual rendition of The Nutcracker. The show opens Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. in Adams State University's Richardson Auditorium. The dance company will also preform the holiday ballet on Saturday, December 15 at 7 pm. and Sunday, December 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 and are available at Alamosa State Bank, First Southwest Bank, San Luis Valley Federal Bank and Mountain Valley Dance Studios. Arabian Peacock Katie Selin nears the end of her solo.