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Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course - On the Sky Bridge with our guide Lexi

Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course – Wednesday Activity Review

Today’s Wednesday Activity Review is the Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course. The Aerial Adventure Course was added for the summer of 2016. The Toledo Zoo hosted our visit in 2017 to facilitate this review. All opinions are ours. Logistical details have been updated for 2021. The Expedition Africa! Aerial Adventure Course is located over the …

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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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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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Putterz Ramp

Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. They are open for 2021! As an outdoor activity which naturally includes spacing between parties, …

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Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs

2021 Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs (with Rides)

Some Ann Arbor area Carnivals & Fairs are returning for 2021 while others are taking another year off. My daughter loves rides, so carnivals and fairs that bring rides to town are a big hit with her. Arbor Annie has compiled a list of Ann Arbor Carnivals (including those in nearby communities). Ann Arbor Carnivals …

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Putterz Batting Cages - Waiting for the Pitch

Putterz Batting Cages – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz Batting Cages is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. They are open for Summer 2021 and a great choice since they are outdoors and socially distant. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf …

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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

While there are plenty of great pool options in and around Ann Arbor, warm temperatures can happen before they open for the summer or after they close. Fortunately, there are several parks and playgrounds that have creeks, rivers, or lakes that can be visited year round. This list includes only locations without a vehicle admission …

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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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