One of more than three performances of this classic holiday ballet in S.B. this season, State Street Ballet (SSB) presents its traditional holiday performance of The Nutcracker this weekend on Saturday, December 18, at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, December 19, at 2 p.m. at the Granada Theatre (1214 State St.). The cast will feature special guest appearances by students of Gustafson Dance, joining together with SSB to enact an enchanted journey to a magical land of dreams, sweets, and snow. Tickets are $28-$53. Call 899-2222 for more info.