GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Enjoy a fun wintertime family event with Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To get a full list of events e-mailed to you each week, click here to sign up!
“The Nutcracker,” DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids
Friday, December 18 – Sunday, December 20
The re-imagined holiday classic returns to the stage by Grand Rapids Ballet. See website for show times and tickets.
ZooLights, Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Friday, December 18 – Wednesday, December 23
Enjoy the zoo decorated for the holidays! See animals in their winter habitats. Inside is Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, holiday refreshments, special activities, and more. $4 for members, $5 for non-members, children under 2 are free.
Snowflake Break, Grand Rapids Public Museum
Saturday, December 19 – Sunday, January 3
Family-friendly programs and activities throughout the day. Crafts daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Museum is open late until 8 p.m. on December 21 – 23 and 28 – 30.
Mitten Made Art & Craft Show, Michigan Maritime Museum, South Haven
Saturday, December 19, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Outdoor craft show, kids’ events, music food, games, hot cocoa, book readings. Reduced museum admission rate of $5. Kids 5 and under are free!
Grand Rapids Griffins LEGO Night, Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids
Saturday, December 19, 7 p.m.
LEGO-themed videos, music, and on-ice entertainment. See website for tickets.