Arts and Entertainment events in Metro-Detroit
MEADOW BROOK THEATRE’S “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
378 Meadow Brook Rd.,
Rochester, MI 48309
Various dates and times now through Dec. 24
Ticket prices range from $28-$43
It’s that time of year to reflect on the past, react to the present and plan for the future. That’s why you should visit the Meadow Brook Theatre located at the beautiful campus of Oakland University to catch the showing of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.” Watch everyone’s favorite mean-spirited miser Ebenezer Scrooge as he figures out the true meaning of Christmas through his wild adventure. Tickets can be bought by calling the box office at 248-377-3300 or by going online at ticketmaster.com.
AUBURN HILLS ANNUAL DANCING LIGHTS DISPLAY
3111 Paramount Ln., Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Sunday–Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday–Saturday from 5 to 11 p.m. through Dec. 30
What better way to spend an evening through the holidays than viewing this impressive, 50,000 rainbow light display while listening to classic Christmas music. This complete light show is done every night until the New Year. Many Metro-Detroiters insist it is a “must see” for all ages. Donations will be accepted for Rainbow Connection, a Michigan based children’s charity.
HOLIDAY NIGHTS AT HENRY FORD GREENFIELD VILLAGE
Friday, Dec. 8, through Sunday, Dec. 10, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124
Children age two and under free, children ages 3-11 $19.50, general admission $26 and seniors 62+: $23.50, members will receive a discounted price
The Henry Ford is home to one of America’s Top 10 Christmas experiences in the country, according to USA Today and Reader’s Digest. Step into a life-sized snow globe filled with lantern-lit paths filled with possibilities. Breathe in the smell of roasting chestnuts and warm fires with many festive activities, including visiting Santa and his helpers (live reindeer), ice skating, carolers and live musical performances, decorated homes and shops, holiday cooking demonstrations, ride-alongs from the choice of wagons, Model T’s or carousels, artisan demonstrations, fireworks and a sing-along.
WAYNE COUNTY LIGHTFEST
Warren Road and Ann Arbor Trail, 7651 North Merriman Rd., Westland, MI 48185
Monday–Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday–Sunday from 6 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31
$5 per vehicle, $8 for photos with Santa
Take a smooth Christmas cruise through Hines Park and witness the thousands of illuminating lights that Wayne County Parks have to offer. Jam out with friends and family to your choice of music of course as you see the countless displays, with both new and returning favorites. Guests may also take photos with Santa at the end of their drive and tell him their Christmas wishes.