To celebrate the holiday season, "Hansel & Gretel" will be performed at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13, at the Sandisfield Arts Center, 5 Hammertown Road, off Route 57.

The fairy tale will feature a cast of children from Sandisfield and neighboring towns as well as adult members of the Sandisfield Players. Ben Luxon is director.

The audience is invited to the after party for ginger cookies and cider.

Tickets at $15 and $5 for children under 12 are available at It is recommended that tickets be purchased in advance.

In conjunction with the production, students from the Farmington River School, under the guidance of art teacher Laura Catullo, will exhibit artwork with the fairy tale as their inspiration.