Top 5 Local Things to Do this Week! December 14 - 20

By Krista Nesbit, Publisher, Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford December 13, 2023

Dive into your Christmas spirit and head to one or ALL of these fun events! 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:

1Pancakes & PJs DINNER at the Rochester Fire Department!
Get your tickets HERE for Pancakes & PJs on Thursday, December 14, 5-8 pm at the Rochester Fire Department. Tickets are $15 each and include a Grinch themed Pancake Dinner, Kids Craft and Photo Spot!

2. Grinch Weekend at Canterbury Village
Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm - FREE ENTRY & FREE PARKING! Join us for a holiday hoobie whatty in Canterbury Village! Very special guests the Grinch and his pal Cindy Lou Who will be here! All village stores will be open for holiday shopping as well. Grab a cup of cocoa, take in the decorations throughout the village, and buy some gifts! 

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. Meadow Brook Hall’s Winter Wonder Lights
Get your tickets HERE! Spark your holiday season at Meadow Brook Hall’s Winter Wonder Lights. Winter Wonder Lights is a self-guided outdoor event featuring unique light displays across the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University. It will be a special evening of lights, music and magic where visitors can explore the National Historic Landmark at its most festive. Enjoy fun concessions such as glow-in-the-dark cotton candy and popcorn. There will be seasonal and specialty drinks, bonfires and more!

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