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Ann Arbor has lots of great family entertainment. From live music to live theater to movies, there are plenty of options

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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Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays in 2021? Many firework displays are still cancelled for 2021. Despite being outdoors, fireworks typically draw large crowds. They also require advance planning to get prime dates. With local restrictions changing mid-June many communities didn’t have the chance to schedule a fireworks show around July 4. When …

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Wild Swan Theater - Treasure Island - Pirates looking right

Goodbye Wild Swan & Thank You!

Wild Swan Theater is closing their doors after 40 years serving Ann Arbor Youth with fun, age appropriate plays, classes, and summer camps. I loved how their plays included both a retelling of simple familiar stories for younger children and adaptations of true stories for older children. Wild Swan Theater productions have been a mainstay …

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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 Summer Festival Top of the Park

2020 Top of the Park Canceled – Alternate Programming Planned

Ann Arbor’s Top of the Park is canceled for 2020. Instead, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival will be providing alternate programming. Top of the Park is the free outdoor concerts, movies, and spectacles that combine with indoor ticketed event series to form the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. Top of the Park 2020 was originally scheduled …

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Quality 16 Free Morning Movies - Canceled for Spring 2020

Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies Not Returning for Spring 2020

For many years, Quality 16 has provided Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series every fall and spring. The series is not returning for Spring 2020. End of Free Matinees On February 25 I reached out and asked about the 2020 schedule since it has traditionally started the first weekend of March. They …

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Chewy, Poe, Rey, and Finn in the Millennium Falcon

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review & Parental Guidance

Saturday afternoon my family went to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. All opinions are ours. The review is split into a spoiler free section that includes the Parental Guidance, and then a more in-depth thoughts section which includes spoilers. Note: I do include spoilers for past Star Wars films. Star Wars: The Rise …

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PTG Matilda

Review of Matilda – Pioneer Theatre Guild

Last weekend Pioneer Theatre Guild hosted us at the opening night of their production of Matilda. All opinions are ours. They have 3 more shows this weekend. About Matilda The Musical Matilda the Musical brings Roald Dahl’s classic to life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence, and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by …

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Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. We are currently updating this list for 2019. Featured Nutcracker Performances: Disclosure: The following events have paid for increased exposure. Randazzo Dance Company’s The Nutcracker – December 21 & 22 …

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