What’s Happening Calendar
December 11-December 15th, 2019
The Best of Christmas with Adam Prime
913 Washington Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
Dates: December 12, 2019 – December 13, 2019
Location: State Theatre of Bay City
Time: Thursday & Friday 7:30 PM
Price: $27.00 Reserved Seating
Enjoy an evening with Adam Prime an extremely gifted vocalist and entertainer from the Great Lakes Bay Region in this holiday show.
The Tri City Chorus Christmas 2019
December 14, 2019
State Theatre of Bay City
Time: 3:00 PM
Price: $15.00 General Admission
“Tri-City Chorus is a member of Border Lakes Region #2 of Sweet Adelines International (SAI), a non-profit worldwide ladies barbershop organization that performs four-part harmony music. Barbershop music is one of a few forms of music native to the United States. SAI was founded in 1945 with nearly nearly 23,000 members. Tri-City is a small chorus with a total membership of around 25 ladies. Our members come from all over the Tri-City area and the Thumb. Tri-City celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2012.
“Sundays in the City” Double Feature Movie
December 15, 2019
State Theatre of Bay City
FREE-Food or Cash Donations accepted to Benefit Safe Harbor Kitchen
Catch some holiday cheer with these family movies:
1:00 pm – ELF (2003) – 97 minutes
4:00 pm – The Polar Express (2004) – 100 minutes
Let It Snow
Presented By: Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center
December 1, 2019 – December 22, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
Location: Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Price: $7.00 adults, $5.00 seniors, children 3-18, students and military
This entertainment show features classic and modern holiday music set to thematic scenery and artistic animation. The program is a fun experience for audiences of all ages, especially families.
Bridgeport Historical Village 29th Annual Pioneer Christmas
6190 Dixie Highway
Bridgeport, MI 48722
Dates: December 13, 2019
Location: Bridgeport Historical Museum and Village
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Here’s an opportunity to celebrate Christmas the pioneer way! Enjoy a family friendly event at Bridgeport Historical Village with holiday stories in the School House, a Nativity Scene at the Chapel, an animal petting area in the village, with Santa at the Fire House, and much more.
Santa’s Village 2019
11350 Peet Road
Chesaning, MI 48616
Presented By: Saginaw County Fair
Dates: November 30, 2019 – December 22, 2019
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Saginaw County Fairgrounds
Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: $10.00 ages 6 to Adult / $5.00 Age 3-5 and under 3 Free
Experience Santa’s Village – North Pole USA. Young and old alike will enjoy a visit to the enchanted village. Nestled snugly at the North Pole (aka, Saginaw County Fairgrounds, Chesaning, Michigan), Santa’s Village embodies the spirit and excitement of the holiday season.
The Village features:
Visit with Santa!
Holiday rides for kids
Holiday crafts for kids
Kris Kringle Carousel
Food booths (reasonably-priced treats)
Kris Kringle Mart
December 13th | 7:00 pM
Firebirds Hockey vs. Saginaw Spirit
Dort Federal CU Event Center
Flint’s Second Friday ARTWALK
Friday Dec 13, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST
Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District
Flint, MI 48502
Partake in delicious food, tasty beverages, live music and the works of various artists on display throughout a variety of downtown Flint galleries and businesses. Stop by the Greater Flint Arts Council (816 S. Saginaw Street) for a copy of this month’s walking tour, while supplies last. For more information visit geneseefun.com.
Victorian Christmas Tea at Whaley House
Date and Time
Saturday Dec 14, 2019
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Whaley Historic House Museum
624 E. Kearsley St
Flint, MI 48503
To celebrate the holiday season, come join us for a Christmas-themed high tea party from 2 – 4 at the Whaley Historic House Museum. During this festive season, the Whaley Historic House Museum will be decorated with Victorian-era holiday floral arrangements. Enjoy your choice of tea as well as a delicious Christmas-inspired menu that includes traditional finger sandwiches and cakes.
Santa Visits at Bronner’s
25 Christmas Lane
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
November 29, 2019 – December 24, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland
Bring your camera and your wish list to Bronner’s! Visit our Event webpage for more information.
The Freeland Lights Show
9200 Midland Road
Freeland, MI 48623
December 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Location: Tittabawassee Township Park
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Price: Free admission
10 Years of Magical Dancing Lights! This will be the 5th year at the Tittabawassee Township Park.
Every year brings something new…so, come check out the festive display! There is no admission to see the show…and you never have to leave the warmth of your vehicle.
The show starts daily at 5:30 pm, with the last show starting at 10:00 pm. Each show will last around 12 minutes, with a 3 minute break between shows. (Approximate show times: 5:30, 5:45, 6:15, 6:30 etc…)
CENTER STAGE THEATRE
MICHIGAN MOMSEMBLE CHRISTMAS
DEC. 13, 2019 • 7:30 PM
Performance Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 – 7:30 pm
The women of the Michigan MOMsemble are bringing their uniquely insightful parody show to the Center. Featuring cleverly rewritten holiday and Broadway songs that cut to the heart of what it means to be a mother: all the joy, all the heartache, and the wine!
December 14, 2019
Location: Midland Center for the Arts
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Price: Tickets starting at $26.00
Chris Mann, the classically trained star of The Phantom of the Opera—and contestant on Season 2 of NBC’s The Voice—joins the Midland Symphony Orchestra and Choirs of the Center to host this newly imagined event. The entire family will celebrate the most wonderful time of the year through beloved carols and music from timeless films, including “The Polar Express” and “Home Alone.” Young and old will be humming all the way into the New Year!
Holly Jolly Days – Downtown Midland
Main Street – Downtown Midland
Midland, MI 48640
December 7, 2019 – December 15, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Make your shopping experience extra special during Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland. On Saturdays and Sundays December 7-8 and 14-15, Midland families can enjoy great shopping deals along with festive activities from noon – 4 p.m.
AB DOW MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & ART
SEP 21 – JAN 12
Midland started as a lumber town with thousands upon thousands of trees. The logging industry was and still is an important resource for the entire United States. Forever Forest allows children and adults to learn, through hands-on activities, the different aspects of the forest and how it plays an important role in our lives. From the forest to your home, this exhibit helps children learn about where wood comes from, how it’s processed and transported and all the ways it can be used. This exhibit is geared for families with preschool and early elementary-aged children.
Sponsored by Dow and Three Rivers Corporation
MIDLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
BRADLEY HOME HOLIDAYS
Enjoy an old fashioned Victorian Christmas as you explore the 1874 Bradley Home decked out in traditional holiday splendor! Celebrate the season with parlor games, seasonal music, vintage ornaments, holiday crafts and more. Docent tours, holiday music, and selfies with Father Christmas will round out the day!
Dates/Times (Open House Style):
Saturday, December 14 | 12 – 4 pm
Sunday, December 15 | 12 – 4 pm
Saturday, December 21 | 12 – 4 pm
Dow Gardens Christmas Walk
Dates: December 12, 2019 – December 21, 2019
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Get ready to make your holidays bright at Dow Gardens in Midland as you stroll through a winter wonderland of luminaries and lights. Along the way you will meet Santa’s reindeer and view the poinsettia tree in the warm and festive conservatory.
No fee for the old-fashioned evening – this is a gift to our guests.
NORTH POLE EXPRESS STEAM TRAIN EXCURSIONS
Now-December 15, 2019
405 S WATER, OWOSSO, MI
PHONE: (989) 725-9464
A Magical Cirque Christmas
303 Johnson Street
Saginaw, MI 48607
Dates: December 13, 2019
Location: The Dow Event Center
Time: 8:00 PM
Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family.
Saginaw Spirit vs. Flint Firebirds OHL Hockey Game
Dates: December 14, 2019
Time: 7:05 PM
Watch the Saginaw Spirit skate against their I-75 rivals the Flint Firebirds.
Keepsake Collections Arts and Craft Show
14th December, 2019, 09:00 AM
Happening at Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St., Saginaw. 9 am to 3 pm. Price: Adults $3.00 / 10 & under Free admission.
Horizons Conference Center
6200 State Street
2019 Thomas Township Christmas Train and Light Festival
Roethke Park, Thomas Township
DEC 13th, Fri 6:00 PM
DEC 14, Sat 6:00 PM
Bundle up for a wintry wonderland of holiday lights aboard the Roehtke Express. Santa and his elves will be waiting each night to hear your Christmas wish list after you take a ride. $5 per person
Woody’s Hot Dogs
What’s Poppin Kettle Korn