Kids Activities in the Ann Arbor Michigan Area | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

Everything for kids, teens, & families in Ann Arbor & Metro Detroit

FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
05/12/2018
05/13/2018

Location:

2300 North Adrian Highway #41
Adrian, MI, 49221
United States

Phone:

(517) 902-8383
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm, both days

Forge A Handmade Knife

Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop and make your very own fixed blade knife. In the first session students will cut, shape, and file their knife blank into their ideal shape. We will heat treat our blade in gas forge. In the second session students will handle their blade with some of our beautiful pieces of timber. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required.
Learn More

Dates: 
05/05/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
9 am - 3 pm

The 2018 Detroit Aviation and Airline Collectibles Show

The 3rd annual DAACS will take place in Hangar One of Willow Run Airport. Tickets can be purchased at the door. They are $5 per person, and children under 15 are FREE! See and Buy: Airline Postcards, & Aviation Cards, Travel Labels and Stickers, Vintage Airline Advertising, Collectible Aviation Books, Military and Airline Die-cast Models, Airline China and Serving Items, Vintage Model Airplane Kits, Aviation Slides and Photos, Flight Bags, Safety Cards, and Brochures, Airline Timetables and Schedules, Discounted Museum Gift Shop Items, Uniform Pins and Insignia, Vintage and Retro Posters…and Much More!
Learn More

Dates: 
05/06/2018

Location:

652 Budlong St
Adrian, MI, 49221
United States

Phone:

(517) 902-8383
Time: 
12 - 6 pm

Great Lakes Woodworking Festival

GLWF is bringing together the best woodworkers from the Great Lakes region, ranging from several different woodworking disciplines. We are unified by our love for woodworking, getting our hands dirty, and sharing our talent and skill with the public. This event will showcase 35+ woodworking artist who are selling their handmade goods. This event will also have free classes, demonstrations, and prizes. It is 100% free to the public. We have several different Great Lakes Region artisans selling their goods and giving free demonstrations and workshops throughout the day. We are also offering a free kids woodworking project this year. Live local musicians will perform throughout the festival and food vendors will be selling yummy food and drink.
Learn More

The event has already taken a place at this date: 
03/24/2018

Location:

3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48201
United States

Phone:

313-576-5100
Time: 
10 and 11 am See below for details

Super Saturday At the Detroit Symphny Orchestra: Uncle Gerry and Friends/The Conductor's Spellbook

SUPER SATURDAYS are an engaging musical experience for the whole family! Start the day with the Tiny Tots concert in the Cube, followed by engaging activities on all three levels of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. The day culminates with a full orchestra concert for families in Orchestra Hall.
Learn More

Dates: 
05/12/2018
05/13/2018
Time: 
Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm

Location:

Shain Park
Henrietta St
Birmingham, MI, 48009
United States

Phone:

734.662.3382

Art Birmingham

Art Birmingham brings 150 jury-selected artists to the streets surrounding the picturesque Shain Park in downtown Birmingham. Featured artwork includes painting, jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture and more.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/29/2018

Location:

525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
United States

Phone:

734.764.0395
Time: 
3 - 4 pm

UMMA Pop Up: Neal Anderson | Jon Hammonds Duo

Neal Anderson is a trumpeter, improviser, and composer based in Detroit. His compositions pay melodic homage to Lee Morgan and Roy Hargrove while establishing a wistful, sometimes playful, but always thoughtfully distinctive voice of his own. Jon Hammonds is a bass player based in Ann Arbor. Active in jazz and improvised music, Jonathan is also currently a member of the Ann Arbor Symphony and the National Arab Orchestra.
Learn More

Dates: 
05/05/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Bomber Buffing Party at Yankee Air Museum!

The Bomber Buffing party is great fun for all ages! Bring your elbow grease to help get our bomber beauties ready for their 2018 flying debut! Make sure to wear your working clothes and closed-toe shoes as you will get to be up close and personal with historic aircraft! The event is Free! At the same time, we have our second annual Detroit Aviation and Airline Collectibles Show where you can see and buy aviation and airline rarities, collectibles, and art from a variety of fine dealers.
Learn More

Dates: 
05/19/2018

Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030
Time: 
tours begin hourly at 10:30 am with a maximum of 20 guests per group.

Behind the Scenes Day at Yankee Air Museum!

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Yankee Air Museum wants to fill you in! 100 lucky people will get the opportunity of a lifetime, and it’s FREE! This event includes a tour of the museum, workshops, and an inside look into the Textile and Equipment Collections Rooms on Saturday, May 19th, 2018. Registration begins on April 19th. *Tour will last approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/25/2018
04/26/2018
04/27/2018

Location:

4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI, 48201
United States
Time: 
Wednesday, Saturday, + Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm, Thursday + Friday: 11 am - 8 pm

PRETTY/UGLY at MOCADetroit

Join us forPretty/Ugly, the first open call youth art exhibition sponsored by MOCAD’s Teen Council. Featuring art produced by youth and students aged 12 to 19, Pretty/Ugly explores the beauty in flaws and the imperfection of perfection. The exhibition will be on view through Friday, April 27 during regular museum hours.
Learn More

Dates: 
05/05/2018

Location:

3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48201
United States

Phone:

313-576-5100
Time: 
10 and 11 am See below for details

Super Saturday At the Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Gemini Presents Good Mischief/Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

SUPER SATURDAYS are an engaging musical experience for the whole family! Start the day with the Tiny Tots concert in the Cube, followed by engaging activities on all three levels of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. The day culminates with a full orchestra concert for families in Orchestra Hall.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/28/2018
04/29/2018

Location:

634 N. Mechanic Street
Jackson, MI, 49202
United States

Phone:

(517) 784-2389
Time: 
Saturday, April 28 from 11-4 pm & Sunday, April 29, 12-4 pm

Annual Fairy Festival!

The 2 day weekend event is free and includes arts & crafts, vendors, Ye Ole Fairy Shoppe, the Cupcake Cafe, a Fairy Garden Contest, Tea with Miss Jackson Crossroads, carriage rides, dancing fairies and performances by the Fairy Festival Players. Walk through the Fairy Kingdom and explore the dark mountain. Meet a Knight and travel to Neverland with Captain Hook on his ship. Plan to stay all day and have lunch in the Fairy Bistro and don’t forget to dress up! Enjoy shopping for unique items with our vendors. This year we have 15 including Paragon Charter Academy, TS Photo Studio (amazing photographer!), Usborne Books with Danielle LeVasseur and Beads of Blue Waters.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/28/2018

Location:

525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
United States

Phone:

734.764.0395
Time: 
3 - 4 pm

UMMA Pop Up: Soulful RnB, Pop and Acoustic Rap with Nadim Azzam and Charlie Reischl

Ann Arbor-based acoustic songwriter and rapper, fusing hip-hop with modern indie folk sounds, Nadim Azzam can spit a flow amidst charming soulful vocals. Azzam works with various local musicians, has toured nationally, and is looking forward to playing many Michigan music festivals this summer. Charlie Reischl, improvisational music performer, will join Nadim on bowed string bass.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/28/2018

Location:

434 South State Street
Ann Arbor , MI, 48109
United States

Phone:

734-647-4167
Time: 
2 -3 pm

Saturday Sampler Tour at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology!

If you are exploring campus during graduation weekend, join us for a tour of highlights of the Kelsey Museum including a Roman dining room from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, the mummy coffin of Djehutymose, 4,000 year old cuneiform tablets, and elegant Greek vases. We will also take a look at the special exhibition, "Excavating Archaeology @ U-M: 1817-2017" to learn more about the development of archaeology as a discipline at the University.
Learn More

Dates: 
04/29/2018

Organization:

Cranbrook Art Museum

Location:

39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48303
United States

Phone:

248.645.3314
Time: 
1 - 5 pm

Open(Studios) Family Day at the Cranbrook!

Bring the family to the Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Academy of Art’s annual OPEN(STUDIOS) event. Not only will students and faculty from the Academy’s 10 departments open their private studios to discuss and sell work, but the Art Museum will also be offering free hands-on art making for all ages! Admission to the museum is FREE!
Learn More

Dates: 
04/29/2018

Organization:

Cranbrook Art Museum

Location:

39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48303
United States

Phone:

248.645.3314
Time: 
1 - 5 pm

Spring Family Day at the Cranbrook!

In conjunction with OPEN(STUDIOS), Museum Educators will host a Spring Family Day with kid friendly tours and hands-on art projects at Cranbrook Art Museum. By joining our mailing list you will receive free admission to both the Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science during your visit to OPEN(STUDIOS).
Learn More