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Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

For many families a Turkey Trot is an annual Thanksgiving Tradition. There are a couple of Ann Arbor Turkey Trots both on Thanksgiving and the weeks before. Ann Arbor Turkey Trots There are two Turkey Trots in the Ann Arbor area in November. Turkey trots are a great way to work off some calories before indulging in your Thanksgiving feast […]

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Blast Corn Maze – Fall Activity Review

Blast Corn Maze - Maze Entrance

Visiting a Corn Maze is an annual fall tradition for us. I have heard great things about Blast Corn Maze for years. Since we live on the southeast side of Ann Arbor, we stuck with mazes closer to home. This year, we visited Blast Corn Maze – and it is now our corn maze of choice for the future. Fun […]

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Ann Arbor Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

Ann Arbor Outdoor Activities - Ann Arbor Orchards & Cider Mills

One of my favorite fall activities is picking apples, enjoying cider and donuts, and enjoying a fresh baked apple pie. I’ve compiled a list of Ann Arbor Apple Orchards and Cider Mills. I have split the list into those offering U-Pick Orchards and those that do not. I have compiled information on several of the local apple orchards and cider […]

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Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Summer Reading Programs with rewards for kids have been going on for as long as I can remember. Fortunately there are some great Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. I’m also sharing links to the Summer Reading Recommendations that we did in 2016. Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer reading programs. When she was younger and […]

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? Don’t wait for the fourth (maybe not even for July), there are plenty of celebrations the week before the Fourth.  Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Local fireworks displays are mostly this week (or have already happened). Ironically there are no firework displays actually on the fourth. However, on the […]

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Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series

Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series

Are you looking for free, outdoor Concerts this summer? Outdoor concerts are a staple summer activity. Our list below includes Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series (as well as concert series in all of Washtenaw County). I’ve collaborated with other sites in Metro Detroit to bring you a list of concert series throughout the area.   Mrs. Weber’s Neighborhood Livingston County […]

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Farmers Market Guide

Ann Arbor Farmers Markets

As we enter the growing season, there are tons of Ann Arbor Farmers Markets popping up. I’ve pulled together a list of various farmers markets in the greater Ann Arbor area. If you know of a market that I missed, add it in the comments below or send me an email and I will make sure to add it to […]

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2016 A2SO KinderConcerts: Trombone

2016 A2SO KinderConcerts: Trombone

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents KinderConcerts at area libraries three times a season. The second of the A2SO KinderConcerts for the 2015-2016 season is this weekend, starting on Friday. They will be visiting the Ann Arbor District Library, Dexter District Library, and Ypsilanti District Library. A2SO KinderConcerts: Read their press-release below for more details:  2016 KinderConcerts: Free Concerts for Kids  […]

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KinderConcerts for 2015-2016 Start Tomorrow

Each year the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra holds a series of KinderConcerts at local libraries for kids from ages 2-5. Each series features a different instrument which is introduced to the kids during the event. The events are held 3 times a year at the Ann Arbor, Dexter, and Ypsilanti Libraries.  The first 2015 KinderConcerts are this weekend, September 25-28. They feature […]

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