Top 5 Local Things to Do this Week! November 23 - 29

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Krista Nesbit, Publisher, Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford November 21, 2023

It's Thanksgiving! I hope you have delicious food, good health, and great times with family and friends. Happiest Thanksgiving to you and yours! 

These are Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford's picks for the five things to do with kids this week. Click on the links for all the details:

1Grinch Weekend at Canterbury Village
Kick off the Christmas season with the ultimate holiday visitor! No, it's not Santa. It's... THE GRINCH! Friday through Sunday, November 24th-26th, 11am to 3pm, FREE ENTRY - FREE PARKING! Join us for a holiday hoobie whatty here in Canterbury Village! Very special guests the Grinch and his pal Cindy Lou Who will be here for you to meet and take selfies with!

2. Friendship Factory Pink Friday Birthday Bash!!
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, The Friendship Factory will host a Pink Friday birthday bash on November 24th at 4pm at its Rochester Hills location - 1659 W Hamlin Road. This will be a special holiday event filled with free activities, treats, shopping specials, and lots of surprises. 

3. “A Christmas Carol” at Meadow Brook Theatre
The holiday season wouldn't be complete without seeing this heart-warming play. Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” returns for its 41st season at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University! Bring the family and celebrate the season with this holiday classic about a mean-spirited miser and the ghosts that haunt him. Get your tickets HERE! 

4. HollyDazzle - A Dazzling Delight of Lights!
Step into a dazzling world of festive enchantment at HollyDazzle! This extraordinary winter wonderland stroll takes you along a magnificent three-quarter mile outdoor trail, adorned with over a dozen mesmerizing Christmas scenes. Brace yourself for heartwarming encounters with Santa Claus, slide alongside sledding penguins, and be awe-struck by the majestic Candy Land Castle! As you journey through HollyGrove Village, you’ll be serenaded with carols, immersed in captivating stories, and discover cozy spots to warm up while relishing irresistible treats. Delightful fun awaits the entire family! Get your tickets HERE! 

5. Blake Farm's Holiday Extravaganza!
Tis the season to be jolly at Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza! 🎅 Kick off the holiday magic with a day of shopping, festive cheer, and twinkling lights. For a truly magical experience, visit the original farmhouse for a photo with Santa or head to Orchard Square for cozy igloo dining, and steaming hot beverages. Plus, keep the little ones entertained with free children’s crafts and face painting, and create lasting memories with our Santa Experience. It’s a holiday extravaganza you won’t want to miss! This is a FREE ENTRY event! RSVP HERE to let them know you'll be at the Holiday Extravaganza.

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