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Weekend Top 5 - Dec. 20 - Dec. 22

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 08:00:09-05

LANSING, Mich. — Each week we put together a list of some of the top things to do in Mid-Michigan. Check out our Weekend Top 5 you will not want to miss!

8th Annual Festival of Trees
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday through Jan 01, 2020
Location: Turner-Dodge House and Heritage Center
Address: 100 E. North St. Lansing, MI
Admission: $5.00 admission at the door, Children 12 and under are free

The Friends of Turner-Dodge House and Lansing Parks and Recreation are hosting the 8th annual Festival of Trees. Holiday trees by various businesses, organizations and individuals adorn all 3 floors of the historic mansion. The Festival of Trees opens to the public on Saturday December 7th and runs thru Wednesday January 1st. Hours are Tuesday- Thursday 1:00-7:00 PM, Friday-Sunday 12:00-5:00 PM. The Festival will be open Christmas Eve and Day and New Year’s Eve and Day from 12:00-5:00 PM. $5.00 admission at the door, Children 12 and under are free. Proceeds from the Festival of Trees benefit the continued restoration and preservation of Lansing’s historic Turner-Dodge House.

Peacock Road Family Farm ~ Christmas Season
Recurring daily through Dec 24, 2019Location: Peacock Road Family Farm
Address: 11854 Peacock Rd. Laingsburg, MI
Times: From: 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM

The Holidays are always a magical time for everyone. This is an especially magical time at Peacock Road Family Farm. Come out and ride the Peacock Express to visit with Santa. He will be at his cabin in the woods with Mrs. Clause and she will give you some hot cocoa! Stop by the Sugar Shack to visit with Chrissy the Elf and make a caramel apple, visit Miss Rachel in Farmer Ed's Feed Trough for a famous pulled pork sandwich, check out the wreath shop for a custom made kissing ball, and pick out all our Christmas decorations at the Christmas Shoppe. Lets not forget about the Christmas Tree, cut your own out in the field or pick one from our pre-cut lot.

The Farm will open for the Christmas Season on November 23rd , 2019.

Farm will be open from 10am to 7pm every day.

We are closed Thanksgiving Day.

The Santa Experience runs on:

Friday after Thanksgiving - 10am to 7pm

Thursday and Friday - 4pm to 7pm

Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 7pm

*Make sure to arrive at least a half hour before your train time to pick up your tickets from the Christmas Store. The Peacock Express leaves the station every half hour on the dot.. $10 per person

Santa on the River
Venue: Michigan Princess
Location: Michigan Princess
Address: 3004 W. Main St. Grand River Park Lansing, MI
Times: From: 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Admission: $10 per person

We are turning the Michigan Princess into a holiday wonderland and Santa will be aboard for all good children to visit. There will be face painting, a cookie decorating station, a make-your-own Christmas card station and a hot cocoa bar. It's sure to be a memorable holiday experience for your whole family!

Pictures with Santa will be located in the wheelhouse and available for purchase at $10.00 per photo with frame.

Doors Open @ 12PM
Party Ends @ 4PM

Roller Skating and Laser Tag
December 21
12:00 - 9:00 PM
1313 W North St
Jackson, MI - Michigan 49202-3133

Pick any 3 hours between 12-9pm and come join us for lot’s of Fun & Games! So bring the whole Family, Mom, Dad & the kids! Skate Mates $5 + deposit. While your there play some Laser Tag & check out our really cool Game Room and try to win some very awesome prizes! Plus many other fun games you can win lots of tickets!
12-5pm Admission: $8, $4 for any type of skate rental

5-9pm Admission: $10, $4 for any type of skate rental

Non- profit Groups (10 or more) call ahead at 517-787-8716 for group pricing

Laser Tag
12:00-9pm
1 Play: $6 Double Play: $9

Wonderland of Lights
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday through Dec 29, 2019Location: Potter Park Zoo
Address: 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Lansing, MI
Times: From: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Potter Park Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland with thousands of holiday lights and extraordinary visual displays Thu.–Sun. 5–8 p.m. only! Kids activities, entertainment and your festive animal friends make this a fun event for the whole family. (Lights are on Thu.–Sun. nights only) Closed Christmas Day.

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