Top five things to do this weekend in Ann Arbor, Dec. 15-17

The Ann Arbor Hands On Museum has two fun workshops on Saturday (Photo: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum)
The Ann Arbor Hands On Museum has two fun workshops on Saturday (Photo: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum)

ANN ARBOR – Yes, it's snowing, and the more the inches pile up, the more we want to go into hibernation mode. 

Believe us, we love hot chocolate and movies as much as anyone, but with so many great events going on this weekend, you'll want to go outside!


TechCity Jam

Tech and music combine for a fun night of live performances. Enjoy the musical talents of local tech innovators at this open mic night tonight at 7 p.m. at The Neutral Zone. The event is free and open to the public (adults only).

Read more about it and register here.


Fun at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum 

Two great events for the kiddos are taking place on Saturday morning.

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Pop-Up Makerspace

  • Discover your inner engineer with this fun and interactive workshop. Focus: Spheres and slides! 
  • This workshop continues on Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Legacy Gallery

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Little Scientist Club

  • This workshop is designed for young children to explore their sense of wonder about their surroundings through hands-on activities, science-themed stories, observation and more. Older siblings are welcome.
  • No registration is necessary.
  • Location: Green Room (Lower level)

Wolverines Women's Basketball

Cheer on U of M's women's basketball team at 2:00 p.m. at the Crisler Center as they face off against the Fort Wayne Mastadons. They're having a great season; overall, they're 9-2. Tickets are on sale for $10.29. Reserve tickets here.

Saturday - Sunday

Santa's Mailbox

Funded by merchants in the Main Street area, the direct mail route from Ann Arbor to the North Pole is back this holiday season!

Kids are invited to drop off their wish lists in front of Conor O'Neill's at 318 S. Main St. Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

All letters received by Sunday will be answered. Don't forget to include your return address on the envelope!


Yoga with Cats

What better way is there to spend your Sunday morning than by working on stretching and breathing with friendly, fuzzy felines?

Head on over to Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center on 5245 Jackson Rd. at 8:30 a.m. for a morning of relaxing hatha-style yoga and cuddles. 

Preregistration is required. Contact tinylions@hshv.org to register.

Have a great weekend!

Do you have an upcoming event that you want to share with us? Should we be writing about it? Let us know in the comments below.

Search our Community Calendar for more local events.

About the Author: