Category Archives: Ypsilanti

The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. Sponsored Nutcracker Event Listings My daughter was excited to have a preview of Randazzo’s The Nutcracker at school this week. Check out their performance details here: Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performances: If you know […]

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Ann Arbor Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

Ann Arbor Outdoor Activities - Ann Arbor Orchards & Cider Mills

There are several signs that fall is here…kids returning to school, cooler temperatures, and apple season. I’ve compiled a list of Ann Arbor Apple Orchards and Cider Mills. I have split the list into those offering U-Pick Orchards and those that do not. I have compiled information on several of the local apple orchards and cider mills. If I missed […]

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Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

The Ann Arbor Area North Girl Scout troops are hosting a Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo. In addition to a traditional Mom2Mom Sale, there will be fun activities for the kids – Touch a Truck, Animals from Creature Conservancy, and much more. You can also talk with local family-friendly businesses, shop local vendors, and buy food in the diner. There will be a supervised play area for kids so you can shop and talk to businesses without your kids.

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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). Ironically there are no firework displays actually on the fourth. However, on the […]

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Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Summer Reading Programs with rewards for kids have been going on for as long as I can remember. Fortunately there are some great Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. I’m also sharing links to the Summer Reading Recommendations that we did last summer. Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer reading programs. When she was younger and […]

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

10 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

Now that Labor Day has passed, most of the locations below are closed. Our Parks for Splashing Article includes parks that have creeks, rivers, or lakes. For indoor pools and water parks, check out our Indoor Pool Guide which includes Open Swim hours.   One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water […]

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