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Top Things To Do: December 5 - 11

Updated: Dec 12, 2022

Christmas in the Village at Grand Traverse Commons, Friske's Country Christmas, The Nutcracker, and so much more! Browse the top things to do with kids in Northwest Michigan this week!

Christmas in the Village

Visit The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, December 8-10 for “Christmas in the Village”. A weekend long celebration filled with music, carriage rides, Santa Claus, shopping specials and much more kicks off Friday with the tree lighting. Merchants are also featuring Stocking Stuffer items $20 and under. Click here for the full schedule of events.

Friske's Country Christmas

Friske Farm Market is hosting Friske's Country Christmas Saturday, December 10 from 11am - 3pm. Santa will arrive at 11am with Buddy the Elf, and both will be available to visit with kids and take photos! Donuts, hot cocoa, caramel apple cider, crafts, cookie decorating, shopping and more will also be available. A suggested donation of $5 per child over 2 years old is appreciated.

More Holiday Events

Browse over 20 MORE holiday events happening this week!

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Sunday, December 11th

Spongebob the Musical

It's your last chance to see Spongebob the Musical at Old Town Playhouse! Tickets are still available on Thursday, and there is limited availability for shows on Friday and Saturday. The musical is based on the beloved animated series with songs provided by a host of popular music luminaries.

The Nutcracker

Ring in the holidays with the magical holiday classic of The Nutcracker at Interlochen Center for the Arts December 8 - 11. The timeless story of Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker comes to life through exceptional dancing, breathtaking costumes, dazzling scenic design, and live accompaniment by the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra. Click here for ticket and schedule information.

Even More Things To Do!

Storytimes, clubs, classes, playgroups and more - visit our event calendar for even more kids activities happening in Northwest Michigan this week.

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