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Nature Explorers: Signs of Fall

Discover the wonders of fall by using our 5 senses to explore the changes made during this time of year. Led by Kelsey Dehring. Vehicle entry fee required. For ages 5-6. Pre-registration is required - 15 children maximum. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration #811002, Section B).
Dates: 
10/19/2019
1 - 2 pm
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Location:

Independence Lake County Park
3200 Jennings Rd
Whitmore Lake, MI, 48189
United States

Halloween Ghosts and Goblins at the Flint Institute of Arts

Ghosts and goblins get ready for some spooky mischief at the FIA! Come in costume, help us haunt the museum, and celebrate the holiday with fun for the whole family! Go on a spooky scavenger hunt, trick-or-treat in the galleries, and join our teaching artists in making a batty bookmark, a pompom pumpkin, a goofy monster, a silly skeleton hand puppet, and a personalized treat bag. Free and open to the public.
Dates: 
10/26/2019
11 am - 4 pm
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Location:

1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint , MI, 48503
United States

Phone:

810.234.1695

Halloween Fairy Tale Feast at the Henry Ford

Climb aboard a horse-drawn wagon ride to a Hallowe’en-themed buffet supper that’s perfect for young children. Meet select characters from Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village and munch on Mummy Dogs, Jack-o'-Lantern Salad, smashed potatoes, apple cider and more. Try your hand at a seasonal craft activity, and enjoy spirited songs and live music. After dinner, step outside for a special treat path through Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village that’s full of elaborately costumed characters and just the right length for little legs. It’s a festive and fun family experience — all before sunset.
Dates: 
10/17/2019
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
5 pm or 6 pm dinner seatings
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Location:

20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI, 48124
United States

Phone:

313.982.6001

Parker Mill Open House

Learn how the Parker family used waterpower in the 1870s to grind flour, turn a lathe, and run other machines in this fully operational pioneer grist mill.
Dates: 
10/20/2019
1 - 4 pm
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Location:

Parker Mill County Park
4650 Geddes Rd
Ann Arbor, MI, 48105
United States

Skeletons in Northville!

Northville is the place to be this October! Our annual display of 120 life-sized skeletons will have everyone in your family talking! Guests may see a rock star, construction worker, weightlifter, a starlet and a fisherman among the skeletons. You may even see a skeleton on bended knee proposing to his sweetheart! Have your photo taken with your favorite boney friend and post it to our facebook page.
Dates: 
10/16/2019
10/17/2019
10/18/2019
all day
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Location:

215 W. Main
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248.349.0345

Glow Bowl at Plaza Lanes

Lights off and turn the music on! We include 2 games of bowling fun with free use of rental shoes and 1 large, 1 item pizza per lane. We pride ourselves in being friendly, modern community oriented business and we work hard to ensure you have cleanest recreational facility in the area and a great overall venue experience, your satisfaction guaranteed.
Dates: 
10/19/2019
10/26/2019
11/02/2019
12 - 4 pm
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Organization:

Plaza Lanes

Location:

42001 Ann Arbor Road
Plymouth, MI, 48170
United States

Phone:

734.453.4880

Halloween Spooktacular at the Yankee Air Museum!

Join us for some Halloween fun at our annual Spooktacular! Stop by the Museum for trick-or-treating, Halloween-themed games and activities, a costume contest AND a helicopter candy drop! You know what makes it even BETTER?? Free Admission!
Dates: 
10/26/2019
10 am - 3 pm
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Organization:

Yankee Air Museum

Location:

47884 D St.
Belleville, MI, 48112
United States

Phone:

734-483-4030

Weekend Fun at Spicer Orchards

Celebrate weekends in fall at Spicer Orchards! In addition to our amazing corn maze, you'll be able to enjoy Hayrides to Pick Fruit, View Cider Making Process, Donut Production, Large Farm Play Area, Farm Animal Barn, Train Rides, Pony Rides, Fresh Kettle Corn, Large Inflatables, Face Painting, Sand Art, Bee Keeping Display, Pig Roast, Pumpkin Picking, Fresh Baked Goods, Hot Cider and more!
Dates: 
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
10/26/2019
9 am to 6 pm
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Organization:

Spicer Orchards

Location:

10411 Clyde Rd.
Fenton, MI, 48430
United States

Phone:

810.632-7692

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

What is the most enchantingly thrilling Hallowe’en adventure of all time? The story you create in Greenfield Village through magical encounters with show-stopping storybook characters along a path lit by over 1,000 hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. Throughout your evening, comfort yourself with craft beers, warm apple cider and fresh doughnuts, then stop for a photo opportunity at your favorite scene. The torches are lit, bells are tolling, skeletons are dancing and pumpkins are singing — all to make this the most stirring night of the year.
Dates: 
10/17/2019
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
6:30 - 10 pm
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Location:

20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI, 48124
United States

Phone:

313.982.6001

WCCB Performance: The Art of Animation

The band celebrates the fun of Halloween by dressing up as favorite animated characters. Be sure to wear your favorite costume and bring the little ones for a Parade of Costumes as the band highlights music from best-loved cartoons and the latest animated features on October 25, 2019.
Dates: 
10/25/2019
7:30 PM
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Location:

Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48105
United States

Phone:

(734) 252-9221

Corn Maze at Maybury Farm

The Maybury Farm corn maze includes a tractor-drawn wagon ride to the corn maze with pick-up and drop-off every 15-20 minutes. When you've completed the maze, jump back on the wagon to ride back to the Farm and enjoy delicious Parmenter's cider and donuts. Or take a walk to the U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and find the perfect jack-o-lantern! Our barn filled with working farm animals is open until 7:00 pm nightly to have a visit with the animals. Come on out to enjoy fall on the Farm!
Dates: 
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm Saturday: Noon to 10:00pm Sunday: Noon to 7:00 pm
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Organization:

Maybury Farm

Location:

50165 8 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-374-0200

Haunted Halloween Family Party at the Arab American National Museum

A merry-not-scary Halloween celebration featuring exhibit trick-or-treating, crafts, storytime, costume contest + more! Kids are encouraged to come in costume; parent/guardian costumes optional but welcomed. Only children require tickets; adults are admitted free. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Dates: 
10/27/2019
2 - 4:30 pm
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Location:

13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI, 48126
United States

Phone:

313.582.2266

Halloween Hoot at Dinosaur Hill

Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a spooktacular Halloween tradition. Groups will gather in the nature center to create a spooky-fun craft, then head out on the mood-lit trails to participate in a series of short, funny, interactive skits while collecting treats along the way. Complete your evening with a doughnut and cup of cider around the campfire with live entertainment. You can even let your little monster loose to have fun at our mini-fair with Halloween themed carnival games...all included with your ticket. Tickets are timed and only valid for the date and time slot you purchase.
Dates: 
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
5:30 - 8 pm
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Location:

333 North Hill Cir
Rochester, MI, 48307
United States

Phone:

248.656.0999

Teen Gif Workshop at the Northville Library

Learn how to make short gifs at the library using legos, clay, and your smartphone on October 22, 2019. At the end of the program, we'll be showcasing all of the gifs made and voting on our favorites.
Dates: 
10/22/2019
7:00—8:00 PM
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Organization:

Northville Library

Location:

212 West Cady Street
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

(248) 349-3020

Not-To-Scary Storybook Trail

Come in costume and hunt for treats on our storybook trail while enjoying a not-too-scary story. Families will get a special treat at the end! No registration required. In partnership with Chelsea District Library. Sponsored by 5 Healthy Towns.
Dates: 
10/28/2019
4:30 - 6:30 pm
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Location:

Baker Woods Preserve
11914 Trinkle Rd
Dexter, MI, 48130
United States

Paradise Park Halloween Party

Come out and enjoy a great dinner, fun activities, and Halloween festivities at Paradise Park's First Annual Halloween Party! Fun for the whole family. Admission includes: Dinner, Dancing, Entry into the Costume Contest, Haunted Miniature Golf, and Kid's activities in the beautiful event pavilion! RSVP today!
Dates: 
10/25/2019
6:30 - 10 pm
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Organization:

Paradise Park

Location:

48799 Grand River Ave.
Novi, MI, 48374
United States

Phone:

248-735-1050

Mall-O-Ween Spooktacular at Westland Shopping Center

Enjoy the Trick or Treat Trail and activities including: bounce houses and inflatable slides, facepainting, balloon twisting, airbrush tattoos, photo booth, craft table, games, music and More! Kids are encouraged to come dressed in their costumes.
Dates: 
10/19/2019
2 - 4 pm
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Location:

35000 W. Warren
Westland, MI, 48185
United States

Phone:

734/421-0291

Halloween Soup at the Marquis Theatre

Not scary - Halloween Fun for everyone! Children in costume welcome.
Dates: 
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
10/25/2019
2:30 pm; 7:30 pm on October 25 only
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Location:

135 E. Main St.
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-349-8110

Preschool Hike: Nutty For Squirrels

Learn how this sassy little mammal gets ready for winter and go on a hike to search for the many squirrels that build their nests in County Farm Park. Led by Shawn Severance. For ages 2-4. Pre-registration is required - 15 children maximum. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration #811003, Section B).
Dates: 
10/17/2019
10 - 11 am
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Location:

County Farm Park
2230 Platt Road
Ann Arbor , MI, 48107
United States

Phantom Philharmonic

Spooky tunes, a great setting, and a movie music feast all describe the Michigan Phil’s “spooktacular” Halloween concert on October 19, 2019.
Dates: 
10/19/2019
7:30 pm
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Location:

Marquis Theatre-Northville
135 E Main St
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

734.451.2112

Kackleberry Farm’s aMaze-ing Fall Fun!

Besides the Cornfield Mazes (we have three of them!) there are so many fun things to do and see at Kackleberry Farm! Your Farm Pass gets you into the farm all day—plus, you can leave and come back for our famous Flashlight Farm Nights! Tractor-drawn Farm Hayrides are a nostalgic way to take a tour of the farm, and ours run continuously during the farm’s open hours. Don’t miss the Pig Races! Our piggies just love to race around the little track, squealing all the way. They will have you squealing with laughter, as well! Hop-hop-hop on the Corn Popper, a huge jumping pillow guaranteed to make everyone squeal with delight! Other attractions: Barnyard Friends, Corn Toss, Tether Ball games, Rubber Duck Races, Little Farmers PlayLand, Kackleberry Rollers, No-Right-Turn Maze, Pirate Ship Playhouse, Tug-O-War, Ball Toss, Bird Houses, Steer Roping, photo props, and more.
Dates: 
10/17/2019
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
Thursdays 5-10 pm, Fridays 5-11 pm, Saturdays Noon-11 pm and Sundays Noon-10 pm
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Location:

6421 North Stony Creek Rd
Monroe, MI, 48162
United States

Phone:

734.240.0825

Novi Town Center Trick or Treat

Our annual Town Center Trick or Treat will be held on Saturday, October 19th from 1-4 pm! Check-in at 43227 Crescent Blvd (across parking lot from DXL). Not only are the businesses giving away Halloween goodies but also enjoy complimentary Face Painting, Balloon Twisting and Photo Booth! Don't forget to visit the Freaky Fun Room brought to you by Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services and sign the new pink & white Novi Police vehicle to support breast cancer awareness! Event is free! Rain or shine
Dates: 
10/19/2019
1 - 4 pm
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Organization:

Novi Town Center Mall

Location:

43259 Crescent Blvd.
Novi, MI, 48375-1213
United States

Phone:

(248) 347-3830

Beauty and the Beast at the Marquis Theatre

The story of a young girl who meets a friendly beast and their ensuing friendship.
Dates: 
11/09/2019
11/10/2019
11/16/2019
2:30 pm
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Location:

135 E. Main St.
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-349-8110

Halloween Bash at the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center

Put on your Halloween garb, and join us as the gymnasium is transformed into a Halloween haven! Get ready for some tricks, some treats and everything in between. Don't miss out on a festive night of family fun and prizes - and we'll top the night off with an amazing balloon drop!
Dates: 
10/26/2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm
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Location:

Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center
2960 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
United States

Campfire - Littlest Haunted House at Dinosaur Hill

Littlest Haunted House – The little log cabin will be decorated for the season with more fun than fright! Things we think are scary are often an illusion!
Dates: 
10/25/2019
7:30 - 8:30 pm
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Location:

333 North Hill Cir
Rochester, MI, 48307
United States

Phone:

248.656.0999

Decorate a Mini Halloween Pumpkin at the Northville Library

Tweens decorate a mini pumpkin for Halloween on October 22, 2019.
Dates: 
10/22/2019
4:30—5:30 PM
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Organization:

Northville Library

Location:

212 West Cady Street
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

(248) 349-3020

The Blast Corn Maze

Experience 10 acres of A-Maze-in fun in southeast Michigan. There are 3½ miles of trails with different 3 exits. Short, medium and full corn maze exits in order to accommodate many corn maze fans & enthusiasts. We also feature a u-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn cannon, delicious treats and much more.
Dates: 
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
Friday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM Saturday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM Sunday: 11:00AM - 8:00PM
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Organization:

The Blast Corn Maze

Location:

6175 Daly Rd
Dexter, MI, 48130
United States

Phone:

(734) 845-7127

DeBuck's Giant Corn Maze

We have different levels of corn-fusing fun for all types maze-goers! The 3.5 mile challenge for serious players. Every day players will enjoy 1.6 miles of moderate adventure. Starter maze is an easy section, only 0.4 mile long. It's a fun adventure for little ones and folks that only want to experience a few twists and turns.
Dates: 
10/18/2019
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
Friday: 3 - 7 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday:10 am - 6 pm
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Location:

50240 Martz rd
Belleville, MI, 48111
United States

Phone:

734-260-0334

Halloween Skate

Saturday, Oct. 26, 1-2:30 p.m. General admission. Skate to the spooky sounds of Halloween. Best costume prizes awarded. Fun for all ages.
Dates: 
10/26/2019
1 - 2:30 pm
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Location:

2150 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
United States

Phone:

734-794-6235

Streets of Treats - Kids Costume Parade & Treat Stations

Kids' costume parade begins at 10:00 am beginning at the Community Center (303 W. Main St). Trick or Treat Stations will be open throughout Downtown Northville. Please come out and join us!
Dates: 
10/26/2019
10 am - 11:30 am
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Location:

Northville Community Center
303 West Main Street
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

248-349-7640

Boo Bash at Heritage Park

It’s Halloween at Heritage Park! Dress up in your favorite costume and come enjoy a hayride, s’mores, crafts, a creepy crawly creature display, and trick or treating. Snacks will be provided. Registration required for both adult and child. Register early, this event fills up fast!
Dates: 
10/20/2019
3 sessions: 10 am, 12:30 pm, 3 pm
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Location:

24915 Farmington Road
Farmington Hills, MI, 48335
United States

Phone:

248.473.1800

Drop-In Halloween Crafts For Kids at the Northville Library

Make a Halloween Pumpkin Box on October 24 and 26, 2019!
Dates: 
10/24/2019
10/26/2019
Thursday 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm; Saturday 2-3 pm
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Organization:

Northville Library

Location:

212 West Cady Street
Northville, MI, 48167
United States

Phone:

(248) 349-3020