The Ballet Theatre of Dover will host its annual Nutcracker Tea Party from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the theater of Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive.

Children and parents are encouraged to dress up as any character from “The Nutcracker.” Petit fours, pastries, sweets, tea and fruit will be served.

Children attending can share the holidays with deployed troops through Christmas letters written during the tea.

Tickets are $12 children; $18 adults. An ornament and signed photo with a favorite character are included.

For tickets and more, call 734-9717.