Just as many of us might be struggling with a touch of cabin fever, our calendar has exploded with all sorts of exciting events that will get your family out of the house and having fun.
Check below for the scoop on this weekend, but make sure to plan ahead for all the good stuff -- the children's film festival and maple syrup festivals are just two -- in the much-awaited lead up to spring.
Watch as colorful butterflies flutter around the tropical observatory at the Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids (through April 30)
Compete in competitions and check out jaw-dropping exhibits at the LEGO cityscape build around St Joe (through March 23)
Catch an enchanting performance by Tiana, Rapunzel and your other favorite princesses during Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream in Grand Rapids (through Sunday)
Grab tickets to see the charming musical retelling of children's classic The Secret Garden at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart (through Sunday)
Catch a colorful performance for all ages at the Meijer Gardens in collaboration with Grand Rapids Ballet
Marvel at the magic of maple sugaring, hike to the sugar shack and sample some real maple syrup at the Kalamazoo Nature Center (through Sunday)
Lace up your roller skates for an afternoon of free, old-school entertainment at the Park Township Community Center in Holland
Check out the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar for all the awesome details.