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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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Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series - Canceled for 2020

Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series Canceled for 2020

Are you looking for free, outdoor concerts this summer? Typically, there are lots of great outdoor concerts in the Ann Arbor area. However, with social distancing in 2020, many of the series are being canceled. Hopefully by the end of summer, we may see smaller outdoor concerts or ones meant to be listened to from …

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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. This year, the Farmers Markets are opening more slowly and with additional restrictions. The article will include both the Farmers Markets currently open and those that are not open. In 2021, we will re-evaluate whether to remove farmers …

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Arb Peony Garden

Peony Garden – Please Don’t Visit in 2020

Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum has been on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019 and was looking forward to a return trip in 2020. 2020 Update With COVID-19 still a concern, the Arboretum is discouraging visitors this year. When we visited last year the peony …

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Cedar Point Hotel Breakers Tips - Exterior Rotunda

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 - Splash Pad - Taking Aim at Mom

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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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. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times, but this year was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. …

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Michigan Challenge Balloonfest - Preparing for Balloon Glow

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest – Review

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 …

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