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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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Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Tips

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

We love the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. I have had the experience of enjoying the parade both as a participant and as a spectator. General Parade Information Fourth of July Parade Route The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade has a new route in 2019 due to construction on William St. The parade moves a block […]

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Free Movies at Quality 16 this Summer

Quality 16 Free Movies - Summer 2017

This summer Quality 16 is offering FREE* movies on weekday mornings. Movies are shown from June 10 through August 2. *Movies are FREE for members of their Frequent Moviegoers Rewards program (it is free to join). Each movie is $1 for non-members. Morning Movies The Weekday Morning Movies schedule starts on June 10 and runs through August 2. Unfortunately, Ann […]

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Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series

Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series

This summer don’t miss Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series. Movies are shown on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Emagine Summer Kids Movies The Kids Summer Movie Series schedule starts on June 12 and runs through August 15 with no shows on July 3rd & 4th due to the holiday. Ann Arbor schools are still in session for the first week of the program. […]

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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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2019 Sonic Lunch Lineup Announced

Ann Arbor Sonic Lunch 2019

Each summer the Sonic Lunch series of lunchtime concerts are held on Thursdays. The 2019 Sonic Lunch Concerts start on June 6th and runs through August 29. The concerts are designed to bring together all of Ann Arbor from people on their lunch break to tourists, from senior citizens to children. Sonic Lunch is sponsored by Bank of Ann Arbor. Martin […]

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Visiting the New UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History - Pumas Guards the Entrance

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History re-opened in their new building on April 14, 2019. Most of the museum is open now. The rest of the museum opens in November 2019. Check out this video of our visit: UM Museum of Natural History Current Exhibits Mastodons As you enter the museum the mastodons greet you. This museum is […]

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Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2019

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is held annually on the first Saturday in May – May 4, 2019 this year. Comic publishers provide participating shops with copies of special Free Comic Book Day issues to distribute to store patrons. There are several activities planned for Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2019. The last few years we have finished our Free Comic Book […]

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