Category Archives: family

Ann Arbor Blueberry Picking

Ann Arbor Blueberry Picking

Summer in Ann Arbor is a great time for fresh fruit. With different varieties, blueberry season can last for 6 weeks. We have picked blueberries in July and September in the past. Check out our Ann Arbor Blueberry Picking suggestions. Ann Arbor Blueberry Picking Options There are no blueberry picking options in Ann Arbor itself. However, there are several nearby […]

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Michigan Challenge Balloonfest – Review

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest - Preparing for Balloon Glow

Disclosure: Michigan Challenge Balloonfest hosted our visit. All opinions are ours. The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest has been on my summer bucket list for years. This year they hosted us to experience the event and share it with you. About Michigan Challenge Balloon Festival Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is held annually in Howell. They celebrated their 35th year in 2019. In addition […]

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Ann Arbor Cherry Picking

Ann Arbor Cherry Picking

Summer in Ann Arbor is a great time for fresh fruit. As strawberry season is coming to a close, it’s cherry season. Check out our Ann Arbor Cherry Picking suggestions. Ann Arbor Cherry Picking Options There are no cherry picking options in Ann Arbor itself. However, there are several nearby options. Wasem Fruit Farm Wasem Fruit Farm in Milan offers […]

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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). Last year Saline offered Fireworks on the Fourth of July. They are returning […]

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Wild Swan Theater’s 2019-2020 Schedule

Wild Swan Theater has announced their 2019-2020 season. This season includes some classic shows that are part of their regular rotation for many years. It also includes a new show and others added in recent years. Wild Swan Theater Classic Series The Classic Series is for younger children – typically PreK-2nd Grade. Shows in the Classic Series are: Strega Nona – October 24-26 Frog […]

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2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival Review

2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival

The 2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival opened on Wednesday, June 19 and continues through Sunday, June 23 at Pioneer High School. The Ann Arbor Jaycees hosted us at the Carnival so we could check it out and report back to you. Check out our thoughts and tips for visiting the carnival. Have you been to the Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival this year? Add your […]

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2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide

Ann Arbor 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide

Our 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide has information on all of the great family-friendly activities happening as part of the 2019 Ann Arbor Summer Festival. The Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 14 through July 7. 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide Top of the Park is the free outdoor component of the Ann Arbor Summer […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools, Water Parks, and Sprayscapes

11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. Fortunately, there are a number of Ann Arbor Swimming Pools and more for kids to get wet and cool off this summer. The 11 places to get wet below may include an admission charge, but do not […]

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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 Summer […]

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