Christmas is here and holiday entertainment continues in the St. Cloud area with two holiday shows at the Paramount Theatre -- the Rock 'N' Roll Christmas Spectacular and the Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience, Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks give the Nativity Story a fresh spin at Pioneer Place, The Sound of Music continues its run at the Ordway Theater, and country singer T.G. Sheppard hits the stage for an acoustic Christmas show at Rollie's. Read more in The Weekender!

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    Rock 'N' Roll Christmas Spectacular

    Paramount Theatre

    For the fourth straight year, the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud presents the Rock 'N' Roll Christmas Spectacular. The Las Vegas-style music and comedy show features performers like Paul "Stretch" Diethelm, Ted Manderfield, Pamela McNeil and more rocking their way through holiday classics. Tickets for these highly enjoyable and energetic shows start at $28.

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    - Wednesday, December 23rd, 7:30 p.m.

    - Saturday, December 26th, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

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    Shaun Johnson & the Big Band Experience Christmas Show

    Paramount Theatre

    The Paramount Theatre provides another night of holiday entertainment on Sunday with the Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience Christmas Show. The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience fuses the old school Frank Sinatra with new school modern day classics in an unforgettable show. Tickets for this unique, swinging show start at $21.

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    - Sunday, December 27th, 7:00 p.m.

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    T.G. Sheppard Christmas Show

    Rollie's Rednecks & Longnecks

    American country music singer-songwriter T.G. Sheppard hits the stage at Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks for a Christmas show. Sheppard has been performing for over 40 years, recording numerous singles that hit #1 on the U.S. Country charts from 1974-1986, including "Devil in the Bottle", and "I Loved 'Em Every One". Doors open for this show at 6:00 p.m. with Sheppard hitting the stage at 8:00 p.m. Call Rollie's at (320) 255-0912 for more details.

    - Wednesday, December 23rd, 8:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. doors open).

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    The Nativity Story: Welcome to Our World

    Pioneer Place
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    Wednesday is the last chance to see Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks present the Nativity Story as you've never seen it before. The Nativity Story: Welcome to Our World not only tells the story of Jesus' birth, but also looks at other related stories and angles in true Rockumentary form. You can get tickets for this unique and fresh take on the story of Christmas in advance for $26 or pay $29 at the door.

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    - Wednesday, December 23rd, 7:30 p.m.

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    The Sound of Music

    Ordway Theater
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    One of the most beloved musicals of all time continues at the Ordway Theater this weekend with The Sound of Music. The classic musical-turned-Oscar-winner tells the story of aspiring nun Maria, the musical von Trapp family, and the Nazi invasion of Austria. The show runs through the holiday season with tickets starting at about $30.

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    - Wednesday, December 23rd, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

    - Saturday, December 26th, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

    - Sunday, December 27th, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

    - Tuesday, December 29th, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

    - Wednesday, December 30th, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

    - Thursday, December 31st, 2:00 p.m.

    - Saturday,January 2nd, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.