Rock Around The Hawk – (fhgov.com). A FREE drop-in music program for ages 18mos-5 years. Celebrate a different musical theme each month and join in for a morning of music and activities. For more info, 248-699-6700.
Open Bounce at Inflatable Playspaces – 248-288-5888, www.inflatableplayspaces.com. Inflatable Playspaces rents inflatables and backyard party games of every kind. They also have a great indoor bounce room & party room. On Fridays they open up their HUGE open bounce room for open jump for the low price of $9 per child (parents of children are FREE).
Please call ahead to confirm.
Open Friday Fowling at The Hawk – (fhgov.com) $5 to play. Cash bar beer and wine are served at The Hawk Bar. To register. You can also book your own lane for a fee.
Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures – Friday (9a-6p), Saturday (9a-4p), Sunday (11a-4p) at Northville Community Center.
Annual Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures show featuring dozens of art and handcrafted exhibitors offering holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, Christmas decor, and much more. FREE parking. $4 admission. Kids 12 & under are FREE. For more info, email email@example.com. Hosted by Hand Crafters.
Holly Dickens Festival – 11a-6p Saturdays, noon-5p Sundays. Step back into time as you stroll the streets, visit the shops, pubs and eateries in quaint downtown Holly, getting caught up in the story of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Bring the whole family and get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping. Visit the Santa Claus Mailbox, visit Santa, check out horse-drawn carriage rides, enjoy live entertainment, stories, and much more. Lighted Parade on Saturday, November 26 at 6p. For more info, visit www.hollydickensfestival.org.
Hart Community Center Santa’s Winter Wonderland – Families will receive one free 5×7 photo w/Santa, treat, take home craft, and a visit to Santa’s mailbox. Slots booked in 5 minute increments to accommodate one family at a time. Please arrive 10 minutes before your registered time.. Pre-registration required. Hosted by Springfield Charter Twp. Call 248-846-6558 to register.
Oxford Pancakes & Pajamas with Santa – at 9a OR 10:30a (2 sessions). Children are invited to write up a wish list, make a holiday craft, and receive a special treat from Santa. Bring your camera. $13 res / $15 non-res. Hosted by Oxford Twp Parks & Rec.
More Santa visits
Novi Lunch With Santa – (2 sessions to choose from) at Novi Civic Center. Enjoy Christmas-themed crafts, holiday sing-along, visits with Santa, and lunch. Ages 3+. Must pre-register. Hosted by CityofNovi.org.
Royal Oak Jingle – Downtown Royal Oak. Holiday fun in Royal Oak, Enjoy the Cookie Crawl at Downtown stores, the RO Light Parade at 6p, live music, children’s crafts, food trucks, Holiday Marketplace, carriage rides, Santa & Mrs Claus & Santa’s reindeer. Most events are FREE. You can purchase tickets for carriage rides and other activities at rojingle.com.
Waterford Holiday Hoopla – tree lighting at 5:40p. Cookie decorating, reindeer visit, and more followed by holiday tree lighting. For more info, call 248-674-3111. Hosted by the City of Waterford.