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Ann Arbor Area Farmers Markets

Farmers Market Guide

As we enter the growing season, there are usually tons of Ann Arbor Farmers Markets popping up. Most of the farmers markets are continuing some of their 2021 precautions – at least to start the 2021 Farmers Market Season. These precautions may make a farmers market outing less fun for the kids as shoppers are …

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Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series

Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series for 2021

Are you looking for free, outdoor concerts this summer? Typically, there are lots of great outdoor concerts in the Ann Arbor area. They were canceled in 2020, but several have announced a return in 2021. With an easing of outdoor social distancing thanks to vaccination rates announced this week, I will continue looking for announcements …

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Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

These Ann Arbor Turkey Trots Will Let You Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast Guilt Free

There are typically 3 Ann Arbor Turkey Trots from mid-November through Thanksgiving. As with many things in 2020, this year’s Turkey Trots look different. Turkey trots are a great way to work off some calories before indulging in your Thanksgiving feast – turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pie! You can run or walk in the turkey …

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The Best Apple Orchards & Cider Mills near Ann Arbor

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. Overall apple orchards and cider mills are mostly …

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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? 2020 Celebrations are very different in light of social distancing recommendations. We ask all our readers to keep social distance in mind when planning their activities – either at events or in keeping at home gatherings small, outside, and socially distant. Ann Arbor Fourth of …

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Blast Corn Maze – Fall Activity Review

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 …

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Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

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 have shared in the past Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer …

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Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Supports KinderConcerts by Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor has provided a grant to the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in support of the Kinderconcert Series. Kinderconcerts are 30 minute programs held at local libraries for toddlers and preschoolers to introduce them to the orchestra and the instruments that make up the orchestra. While my daughter has outgrown the …

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Dexter Cider Mill Review

Yesterday after school we went to the Dexter Cider Mill with several of my daughter’s school friends and their parents. It was our first trip to Dexter Cider Mill. Sitting on the wall at Dexter Cider Mill I was not surprised to see high prices on cider since Michigan apples are in such short supply …

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