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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 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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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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Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays in 2020? Many firework displays are cancelled for 2020. Fireworks typically draw large crowds which are not recommended with current social distancing requirements – especially with cases in Michigan trending up again last week. When I moved to Ann Arbor I was surprised to learn that Ann …

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11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

Places to Get Wet Near Ann Arbor This Summer

There are a lot less places to get with in Ann Arbor this summer with most pools, water parks, and spraygrounds closed. We still have a few options for Ann Arbor swimming in the summer of 2020. My daughter is a swimmer, so pool closures this summer will be especially hard on her. We will …

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5 Tips for Staying at Cedar Point Hotel Breakers

Are you looking for tips to staying at Cedar Point Hotel Breakers? We are sharing our 5 Top Tips – some of which it has taken us 5 years to learn. For the last 5 years, our family has spent the second weekend of September at Cedar Point Hotel Breakers. I have attended Bloggy Conference …

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update this review Yesterday we visited Rolling Hills Water Park for the first time in the 2019 season. We tried to visit early in the season before my daughter’s swim meets and …

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