NEWPORT, R.I. \u2014 Tickets are now available for\u00a0Christmas at the Newport Mansions, a spectacular holiday celebration for the whole family, presented by the Preservation Society of Newport County.\n\nBeginning Nov. 23,\u00a0guests can tour some of the seaside city\u2019s most iconic and historic mansions including The Elms, The Breakers and Marble House and enjoy stunning Christmas decorations, live performances, events and festive music. Tickets make great holiday gifts and can be purchased at\u00a0www.newportmansions.org.\n\n\n\nFrom Nov. 23 through Jan. 1, guests may enjoy daily tours of the three houses adorned with festive holiday decorations, including thirty decorated Christmas trees, fresh flowers, evergreens and wreaths, as well as magnificent dining tables set with period silver and china.\n\nThroughout the duration of the holiday season, Gingerbread Mansion replicas will also be on display at The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House. Each Gingerbread Mansion will be a work of confectionery art and a faithful duplicate of the house for which it is made. The Breakers will be created by Confectionery Designs of Rehoboth, MA; Marble House by Judy Lopes of Bristol, RI; and The Elms by students in the Culinary Arts Program at Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA.\n\nTickets are also available for\u00a0Holiday Evenings at The Newport Mansions.\u00a0Guests will enjoy live holiday music and light refreshments as they stroll through softly lit rooms, taking in the ambience of a Gilded Age holiday.\u00a0Holiday Evenings at The Breakers will take place on Saturdays, Nov. 30, and Dec. 7, 14, and 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.\n\nThe special Holiday Evening Duet at The Elms and Marble House\u00a0takes place on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m.\n\nOn three successive Sunday afternoons in December, Santa Claus will visit each of the three mansions to listen to children\u2019s wishes during\u00a0Santa Sundays. On Sunday, December 1st, Santa will visit The Breakers, then Marble House on Sunday, December 8th and finally The Elms on Sunday, Dec. 15. Each of Santa\u2019s visits will take place from noon to 3 p.m. and are included in tour admission.\n\n\n\nGuests are also invited to experience the wonder of\u00a0The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff\u00a0with performances by Newport\u2019s own contemporary ballet company,\u00a0Island Moving Company. Guests will follow a young protagonist throughout the mansion as she celebrates the holiday season with her family, battles with the Mouse King, dances with the Snow Queen and travels with her beloved Nutcracker to the magical Land of Sweets. The show, which is set within the salons, ballroom, and the iconic staircase of Rosecliff, will put on a multitude of performances from Nov. 27 through Dec. 6. Tickets are available at:\u00a0https:\/\/islandmovingco.secure.force.com\/ticket#details_a0U1H00001BcUaTUAV.\n\nOn Saturday, Dec. 21, Preservation Society members, non-members and patrons are invited to\u00a0ring in the season at the elegant and exclusive, black-tie\u00a0Holiday Dinner\u00a0Dance at The Breakers. The evening includes a cocktail hour on the loggia, a three-course seated dinner in the Great Hall and the State Dining Room and dancing in the Music Room. Tickets are available now for Preservation Society members and will go on-sale for the general public on Wednesday, Oct. 30.\n\nFor more information and to purchase tickets for this year\u2019s\u00a0Christmas at the Newport Mansions\u00a0celebration, visit\u00a0www.newportmansions.org\/events\/christmas-at-the-newport-mansions\u00a0or call 401-847-1000.