Keep a “very important date” this weekend with Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, as almost 80 local students perform in an original musical version of “Alice in Wonderland.”

Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Northfield Middle School auditorium.

Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 per adult and $3 for students in grades K–12. Admission is free for children younger than kindergarten age.

Professional actors, Deidre Cochran and Chris Guidi, will co-direct and play the roles of the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter. Original script and music is by Daniel Nordquist, with set and costume design by Deborah Pick.

Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre is a professional acting company that travels to schools, communities and arts programs to host week-long theater experiences. Professional actors lead students through the entire process of creating a show, from audition to performance.

The Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre residency was sponsored by Northfield Public Schools Community Services. Visit Community Services or call 507.664.3649 for more information.

Northfield Public Schools Community Services includes recreation and enrichment programming, Early Childhood Family Education, driver education, KidVentures, EarlyVentures Learning Center, Connected Kids, Middle School Youth Center, Hand in Hand Preschool, Adult Basic Education and Project ABLE.