Trinity Ballet of McKinleyville presents a Humboldt County holiday tradition, “A Christmas Star,” at the Eureka High School Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. This edifying ballet, directed by Greta Leveret, is perfect for all ages. It tells an original story of a little girl's dream about “the Christmas star,” and includes Trinity Ballet's inspirational “Dances of Noel” as well as selections from the Nutcracker. Advanced tickets ($12 for adults, $8 for children 11 and under) can be bought at Trinity Ballet Academy, 1981 Central Ave., McKinleyville between 4:30 and 6:30 Monday through Friday. Tickets bought at the door on show day will be $12 for adults and $10 for children 11 and under. Call 839-1816 for details.