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Families can join the Packard Proving Grounds for a magical day of holiday joy seeing Santa Claus. Reservations are required. Event cost: $10/general public ages 18 and under, $7/members Event time: Timed entries between 1-3 p.m. Dec. 10, 2023
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Enjoy a magical VIP experience at The Nutcracker Tea where there will be lunch, treats, story time, photo and autograph opportunities and a craft. Advanced tickets required. Event cost: $40 Event time: 11 a.m. Dec. 2, 2023
This hands-on drop-in activity at the museum is inspired by a special item in the collection: a very old pomander made in 1890, by Miss Pauline Wagner. For ages 8-plus. Event cost: Free Event times: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 2-30, 2023
Come to Monroe County Museum to visit all three storytellers to experience one of yesteryear's unique holiday traditions. Not suitable for very young children. Event cost: Free Event time: 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 2023
Families can enjoy a holiday train ride and some hot cocoa with the conductor while hearing The Polar Express read aloud. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event times: 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2023
Enjoy a seven-course tea luncheon, which will feature finger sandwiches, homemade borscht soup, desserts and loose leaf teas. Advanced reservations required. Event cost: $70/person; $10 deposit taken at online time reservation Event time: Select times between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 30, 2023
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Bring your favorite American Girl or Doll to join you for a tea party this holiday season. Dress in your holiday best and enjoy a 2-tier tea with chicken noodle soup, tea sandwiches, tea or lemonade and more for the kids. For the adults, there will be unlimited tea,...
Celebrate the holidays with themed builds, photo opportunities with life-sized Lego Santa and more. Visitors can try to find all the LEGO presents throughout the attraction for their chance to win an exclusive holiday prize! Event cost: Free with admission Event times: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 1-26, 2023
Join Tollgate Farm for the holidays and experience family friendly activities including meeting Santa, seeing farm animals, tractor rides, music and more. This is an indoor/outdoor event, so dress for the weather. Register for a time slot. Event cost: $10/person, free/under 2 Event times: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1...
Do some holiday gift shopping at Royal Oak High School. It will feature over 140 vendors at the ROHS PTSA's Arts & Crafts Market. Event cost: $5/admission (cash only) Event time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18, 2023
This holiday performance is a re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, and features hip hop dance and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music together. Event cost: $45-plus Event time: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2023
Enjoy a screening of the holiday classic accompanied by music performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Event cost: $49-plus Event times: 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22-23, 2023