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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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Dexter’s Lions Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

This profile of Dexter’s Lions Park Playground is part of our Tuesday Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details. After taking off the summer of 2020, we are resuming the Tuesday Playground Profile Series for Summer 2021. Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in …

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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? While restrictions have been easing over the last month, the need for advanced planning has affected or canceled a number of events for 2021. We ask all our readers to still keep precautions in mind – get vaccinated, wear masks and keep social distance when …

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Dexter's Mill Creek North Playground

Dexter’s Mill Creek North Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

This profile of Dexter’s Mill Creek North Playground is part of our Tuesday Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details. After taking off the summer of 2020, we are resuming the Tuesday Playground Profile Series for Summer 2021. Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground …

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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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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

The AADL Summer Game brings a whole new level to Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. We’ve got details on how it works (including like a traditional summer reading program) and other 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 …

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