The events are a great way to get into the holiday spirit, but you'll find it just by walking around the resort. Check out the slideshow accompanying this article to see some of the decor.
The Nutcracker is a running them throughout the hotel, and you'll find a wide variety of Christmas trees in various locations. Be sure to check out the fireplace in the lobby area, especially the intricate scene on its mantle.
Granted, it's a bit hard to get fully into the spirit when it's in the 70s or 80s outside and you can see palm trees gently swaying through the windows as you check out the Christmas trees inside. Still, it's a welcome relief for vacationers who come from the frigid north for the holidays and want a nice combination of warmth and Christmas cheer.
If you'd like to read about one of the holiday events, jump to this article to read about the Nutcracker Tea. While it's over already for 2013, you can still catch scenes from the Nutcracker and other dance performances in the Rosen Shingle Creek lobby on Friday and Saturday nights from 6 to 8 p.m.