Category Archives: Christmas

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  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 except for movie theaters, […]

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Greenfield Village Holiday Nights 2016 Review

Greenfield Village Holiday Nights - Entrance Signs

Disclosure: Greenfield Village provided my family with tickets to Holiday Nights to facilitate a review. My family loves visiting Greenfield Village and visiting the historic homes and shops. By far our favorite time to attend is for their annual Holiday Nights celebration. At Holiday Nights most of the historical homes are open and decorated as they would have been to celebrate Christmas or New Years at […]

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Ann Arbor Christmas Countdown

Ann Arbor Christmas Countdown

I love the Christmas season including the buildup to it. Particularly when my daughter was younger, we would try to do a holiday themed activity each day. Now that she’s in fifth grade, has several after school activities, and homework, it’s a little harder to fit in a daily activity. Christmas Countdown Join us on Facebook in the Ann Arbor with Kids Christmas Countdown. Each […]

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#GivingTuesday – Local Non-Profits Providing Family Activities

Giving Tuesday - Local Non-Profits who Provide Family Activities

A number of local charitable organizations offer great events year round that regularly appear on our Ann Arbor with Kids Event Calendar. Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year.  I have broken them into several categories below. Art Ann Arbor Art Center Fly Children’s Art Center […]

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Ann Arbor Santa Mailbox Returns After Thanksgiving

Ann Arbor Santa Mailbox

Last night my daughter asked when to write her Christmas list. This week is the perfect time, with Friday’s return of the Ann Arbor Santa Mailbox on Main Street. Ann Arbor Santa Mailbox Each year Ann Arbor has it’s own mailbox to send letters directly to Santa. Once Santa receives your letter, he or his elves will send a reply. The Letters to Santa Mailbox is once again in front […]

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