We watched the stage hands setting the stage. They received an enthusiastic round of applause from the audience.
After the show, the boys and I went to the Christkindlmarket. There's a stand there from Stuttgart, so of course, we had to take a picture with it. It sells candied nuts, the kind that Martin also sold in some of the fests he worked in when he was younger.
It was the day of the Nutcracker. The boys found some nutcrackers they loved at one of the stands. Max said he will add it to his Christmas wish list. They were pretty nice, I have to say. The nutcrackers we have bought in the past have come from JoAnn's and absolutely can't crack a nut. Apparently this is the difference between a real German-made nutcracker and one that is made in China.
And then we found a giant nutcracker. I like how our day had a theme to it. I hadn't even planned it, which made it even more fun.