[image-1] Join the Sugar Plum Fairy for an early afternoon tea Sat. Dec. 1 at the Vendue in advance of The Nutcracker production taking place at the Sottile Dec. 6 and 7.

The Dance Conservatory of Charleston will host the event starting at 10:30 a.m. There will be a sneak peek of excerpts from The Nutcracker, and each child will have the opportunity to meet the illustrious Sugar Plum Fairy and receive a keepsake photo with her at the end of the day.

Adults will enjoy mimosas, tea sandwiches, and light hors d’oeuvres, and little ones can snack on chicken tenders and mac and cheese. There will also be plenty of dessert and tea for everyone. Tickets to the tea are $30 and can be purchased online