Category Archives: Christmas

Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal

Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal Options

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal options? Personally, we have an artificial tree, but I’ve found a few options for you. Note that this year Ann Arbor’s Drop-Off Station on East Ellsworth near Platt is NOT a site for Christmas Tree drop-off. Charitable Christmas Tree Collection Skyline High School’s Theatre and Band students are holding a Christmas […]

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What’s Open or Closed on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

What's Open on New Years in Ann Arbor

Are you wondering what is open on New Years in Ann Arbor? I’ve scoured a number of places for family fun and their holiday hours. I found the following information on closures and special hours at the following kid-friendly locations: Closed on December 30 Ann Arbor District Library Ypsilanti District Library Open on New Year’s Eve Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (10a-5p – CLARIFYING since […]

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Winter Break Camp Guide

Ann Arbor Holiday Break Camp Guide

This year’s winter break is a bit different than past years. Ann Arbor Public Schools is in session through Thursday, December 22. Before Christmas, students are only off on December 23. Instead of returning to school shortly after New Years, AAPS does not return until Monday, January 8. With a late return & both University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University starting classes on […]

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What’s Open or Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

What's Open or Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Are you wondering what is open on Christmas in Ann Arbor. I’ve scoured a number of places for family fun and their holiday hours. For Christmas Eve (December 24), my general assumption is that shopping is open during the day and closing around dinner time. Many other locations may have special hours. For Christmas, my default assumption is that places are closed […]

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10 Tips for 2017 Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village

Greenfield Village Holiday Nights = Family Photo

Saturday night the Henry Ford Museum hosted my family for 2017 Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village. This is one of our favorite annual traditions. One thing that I love about Greenfield Village is that it is so large and there are so many extra activities that we always seem to find something new. Also, don’t forget to check out our […]

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Ann Arbor Christmas Shows

Ann Arbor Christmas Shows

There are several great Ann Arbor Christmas Shows each December. There are several plays/musicals, concerts, and of course Nutcracker ballets.  Attending one of the Ann Arbor Holiday Shows is a great family tradition. Below is a list of all of the Ann Arbor Christmas Performances. Ann Arbor Holiday Performances range from single performance shows to shows that run through the whole season. There are […]

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Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local Ann Arbor organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year. I’ve also highlighted a few non-profits that support kids and families. Ad: Leslie Science & Nature Center Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on Giving Tuesday as we “pop up” at Bookbound with animals and […]

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Ann Arbor Christmas Movie Schedule

Holiday Movies in the Theater

I love Christmas Movies! We’ve got a list of Ann Arbor Christmas Movie Times. My favorite Christmas Movie is Miracle on 34th Street, my husband’s favorite is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and my daughter loves Home Alone. This year, my daughter and I are in luck – both of our favorites are showing as part of the Michigan Theater’s Holiday Classic Series.  Michigan Theater […]

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