Family Events

Halloween Fun at Greenfield Village

The Henry Ford in Dearborn brings back its old-fashioned 'Hallowe'en' family event in October 2011, featuring goblins, witches and spooky fun.

Royal Marionettes at the DIA

Vaudeville vintage puppets come to life in this Detroit Institute of Arts exhibit, delighting families in the second half of 2011.

Life on Earth Exhibit at Cranbrook

Kids can discover how the world is connected from Oct. 13, 2011 till Sept. 2, 2012 at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills.

Gazillion Bubble Show Pops into Detroit!

Sure to delight children of all ages, this fun stage spectacle features tons of bubbles in seven shows at the Fisher Theatre Oct. 14-16, 2011.

'Southwest Story' at Matrix Theatre in Detroit

Teens and professional actors team up Oct. 14-Nov. 13, 2011, to deliver this unique local stage show that's a modern day telling of 'Romeo and Juliet.'

Michigan Apple Festival at Historic Eastern Market in Detroit

Detroit's historic outdoor marketplace hosts this family friendly fall Saturday series of events Oct. 8-Oct. 29, 2011.

Robots Exhibit at the Sloan Museum in Flint

This family spot in Flint hosts a fun experience that lets kids explore, build and learn about cool movie robots and more Sept. 24, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012.

Max & Ruby Bunny Party

See the rabbit siblings live on stage Oct. 1, 2011 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre at two special shows perfect for kids and families.

Detroit's Fabulous 5 Exhibit

Explore iconic places in the D, from Belle Isle to Historic Eastern Market, at the Detroit Historical Museum from Sept. 23, 2011 till May 27, 2012.

Michigan's Harvest at Lorenzo Cultural Center

This Clinton Township spot gives families a look at farming a la Michigan in a special fall 2011 exhibit with lots of kids programs.

Metro Parent Education Expo 2011

Metro Parent and the Sandbox Party present this annual southeast Michigan family fun event at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Sunday, Sept. 25!

Dan Zanes and Friends Hit Ann Arbor

The family-friendly group releases its first album in five years and celebrates with two shows at the Power Center on Sept. 25, 2011.