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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – Adventures With Kids! – December 18

by Jill P

 

 

We’re in countdown mode until Christmas! There are lots of fun things happening around town this weekend.

For this weekend, consider…

See individual listings for times, pricing, and venue information. 

 

ZooLights | Binder Park Zoo from December 18-23 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

 

Sounds of the Season with the KSO & Jackie Evancho | Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo on December 19 at 8:00 pm (Note: tickets are selling out quickly, so get your tickets soon if you’d like to attend). 

 

Character Skate with Santa Claus & His Elves | Wings West in Kalamazoo at 2:15 pm on December 20

 

Santa Sighting GuideFind out where the jolly man in red will be this weekend!

 

Holiday Lights-Venture out with your family to see one of the light displays in our area.


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See our Weekend Event Calendar

See our weekend calendar below for more weekend fun:

 

December 18, 2015

Date/Time Event
Fri 12/18/2015
A Christmas Carol
New Vic Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
Christmas Light Display at Gull Meadow Farms
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Fri 12/18/2015
Holly Jolly Trolley
Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
Santa at Gull Meadow Farms
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Fri 12/18/2015
Santa at the Carnegie Center
Carnegie Center, Paw Paw, Mi
Fri 12/18/2015
Santa Photos at Crossroads Mall
The Crossroads, Portage, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
Santa's House in St. Joseph
Downtown St. Joe, St. Joseph, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
Santa’s Workshop
Santa’s Workshop, Kalamazoo, Mi
Fri 12/18/2015
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday Walk & Market Begins at W.K. Kellogg Manor House
W.K. Kellogg Manor House, Hickory Corners, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dinner With Santa
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZooLights
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Drop-In Gymnastics
Greater Kalamazoo World of Gymnastics, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 12/18/2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jumpapalooza
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI

December 19, 2015

Date/Time Event
Sat 12/19/2015
A Christmas Carol
New Vic Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Gingerbread Decorating at the Union
Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, Michgan
Sat 12/19/2015
Holly Jolly Trolley
Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Mary Poppins
Kalamazoo Civic Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa at Gull Meadow Farms
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa at the Carnegie Center
Carnegie Center, Paw Paw, Mi
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa Photos at Crossroads Mall
The Crossroads, Portage, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa Train - Coopersville & Marne Railway
Coopersville & Marne Railway Company, Coopersville, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa's House in St. Joseph
Downtown St. Joe, St. Joseph, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
Santa’s Workshop
Santa’s Workshop, Kalamazoo, Mi
Sat 12/19/2015
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa
Burdick’s for Breakfast (2nd Floor of the Radisson), Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Small Wonders: Animals in Winter
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am
LEGO at the Library
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creature Features
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunt
Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Polar Express Family Event
Alamo Drafthouse, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blitzen Bash at Reindeer Ranch
Reindeer Ranch, Kalamazaoo, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Holiday Celebration
Kingman Museum, Battle Creek, Mi
Sat 12/19/2015
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday Walk & Market Begins at W.K. Kellogg Manor House
W.K. Kellogg Manor House, Hickory Corners, MI
Sat 12/19/2015 - Sun 12/20/2015
Retro Christmas Comedy Sing-along
Valley Family Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sat 12/19/2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dinner With Santa
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZooLights
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 12/19/2015
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sounds of the Season with the KSO
Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI

December 20, 2015

Date/Time Event
Sun 12/20/2015
A Christmas Carol
New Vic Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
Gingerbread Decorating at the Union
Union Cabaret & Grille, Kalamazoo, Michgan
Sun 12/20/2015
Holly Jolly Trolley
Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
Santa at Gull Meadow Farms
Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, Mi
Sun 12/20/2015
Santa Photos at Crossroads Mall
The Crossroads, Portage, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
Santa Train - Coopersville & Marne Railway
Coopersville & Marne Railway Company, Coopersville, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
Santa's House in St. Joseph
Downtown St. Joe, St. Joseph, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
Santa’s Workshop
Santa’s Workshop, Kalamazoo, Mi
Sun 12/20/2015
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Holiday Brunch
W.K. Kellogg Manor House, Hickory Corners, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Polar Express Family Event
Alamo Drafthouse, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blitzen Bash at Reindeer Ranch
Reindeer Ranch, Kalamazaoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Character Skate featuring Santa Claus & His Elves
Wings West Ice Arena, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dinner With Santa
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live Nativity at Henderson Castle
Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 12/20/2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZooLights
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek, MI

These events and more can be found on our Events Calendar at KZOOkids.com. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?

 

 

Jill P

Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. KZOOkids.com was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.

 

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