Sights & Sounds of Christmas Show returns to the Franco Center at 46 Cedar St. with Friday and Saturday evening shows and a Saturday matinee, Dec. 15 and 16. Last year’s show featured more than 30 performers, seen in this file photo, as will this year’s show. Franco Center photo

Following the success of last year’s premiere of Sights & Sounds of Christmas Show, the fundraising event returns bigger and better than ever to the Franco Center on Dec. 15 and 16 with three separate performances, according to show producer Jake Hodgkin.

Dozens of performers will sing, dance, act, and produce an energetic and vibrant festive Christmas show complete with an immersive light show.

With an evening show at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, followed by a matinee show at 2 p.m. and evening show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, the Franco Center’s beautiful Performance Hall stage will be the scene of holiday-themed performances, music, and a light show.

“This Christmas show is an event for the whole family, where memories can be made,” said Franco Center Board President Elaine Roop. The Great Falls Model Railroad Club will be back with a new holiday display this year.

“The matinee’s light show and projections will not have the full effect due to the fact that the Franco Center’s Performance Hall cannot be darkened during the day,” Hodgkin said. “The overall emphasis is to give the feeling of an old-fashioned homestyle Christmas. If you are looking to get in the holiday spirit, don’t miss this show.”

Tickets for the Franco Center’s Sights & Sounds of Christmas Show can be purchased online at, by phone at 207-689-2000 or in-person between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Doors, concessions, and cash bar open an hour before the show, and during intermission. The Franco Center is at 46 Cedar St. and is handicap accessible. All proceeds to benefit the Franco Center.

Warning: Strobe lighting and smoke & haze in use during this performance.

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