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Weekend Top 5 - Nov 29 - Dec 1

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Posted at 7:30 AM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 07:31:40-05

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!

Wonderland of Lights

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.

November 21, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday
Location: 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Potter Park Zoo, MI
Phone: (517) 483-4222
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Holiday Lights Stadium Style

Holiday Lights... Stadium Style makes its debut this year and every Friday is Family Friday!

Tickets are $5 per person, kids ages 6 and under are free.

The stadium will feature a 360 degree walk around Holiday Light Show featuring train rides, ornament making / holiday crafts station, cookie decorating, warming stations in the Chevy Terrace with fire pits and a s'more station, family holiday movies on the big screen, Big Lug as the Grinch, and letters to Santa!

Family Fridays~Fun for all ages.

Santa Saturdays~Letters and photos with Santa

Every Friday and Saturday

11/22/2019, 11/23/2019, 11/29/2019, 11/30/2019, 12/6/2019, 12/7/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/14/2019, 12/20/2019, 12/21/2019
Location: 505 E. Michigan Ave., Cooley Law School Stadium, MI
Phone: (517) 827-2482
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: $5 per adult~children under 6~FREE

Peacock Road Family Farm ~Christmas Season
November 23, 2019 - December 24, 2019

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

November 23, 2019 - December 24, 2019
Recurring daily
Location: 11854 Peacock Rd., Peacock Road Family Farm, MI
Phone: (517) 651-9193
Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Nite Lights
Nov. 28 thru Dec. 31, 2019

From late November through December, Michigan International Speedway flickers with holiday spirit. This two-decade tradition features a drive-through display of millions of little Christmas lights, arranged as recognizable characters and dazzling tunnels that surround your car on all sides. Relive memories and create new ones at this holiday event that bridges generations young and old.

Christmas Lights and MoreYou never know what’s around the next turn at Nite Lites. Drive through its twinkling Christmas light sculptures then stretch your legs in Winter Wonderland, where all ages can enjoy a mug of hot cocoa, a seasonal snack, and of course, Santa himself — even his reindeer visit on certain weekends. Kids can also watch a holiday puppet show or take a ride on a pint-sized train. At Nite Lites, admission prices are per-car, so pack it full! For updated information, rates and times, visit NiteLitesShow.com.

Who Needs a Car?An up-and-coming part of Nite Lites tradition is its annual 5K Fun Run/Walk. Run, jog or walk through the 3.1-mile course, which includes a self-powered trip through the fully lit Nite Lites display itself. Runners will start half an hour before walkers, and all participants are encouraged to move at whatever pace is comfortable for them. Be sure to register in advance for all the dates, times and sign-up details.

Where: Michigan International Speedway
US-12 Entrance only, 12626 US-12, Brooklyn, Michigan 49230

Time: 5:30 pm - 9 pm Sunday thru Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday

Pricing: $25 per car / vehicle
$40 per mini-bus
$40 per Limo / motor home
$70 per tour bus

Riverwalk Theatre Presents: You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
November 29, 2019 - December 8, 2019

Bring back the memories of your youth with this classic cartoon come to life. Based on the beloved comic strip by Charles Schultz, Peanuts characters perform an charming revue of vignettes and songs. A must see for young and old alike.(We are partnering with the Linus Project providing homemade blankets to children in need. www.projectlinus.org)

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday
Location: 228 Museum Dr., Riverwalk Theatre/Community Circle Players, MI
Phone: 517-482-5700

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