Petaluma’s North Bay Performing Arts Association and Contessi Ballet present “Nutcracker 2012.” Thanksgiving weekend, November 24, 7 p.m. and November 25, 2 p.m. at Spreckels Performing Arts Center. Staged and choreographed by Marcella Contessi Smith. Guest dancer David Bertlin formerly with the Oakland Ballet appears as the Nutcracker Prince. Featuring Hayley Hibbens as Clara and Ignacio Gonzalez as Drosselmeyer. Come watch the students of Petaluma’s North Bay Performing Arts Center – Contessi Ballet showcase their talents in this holiday favorite.