After a quiet start to the year, it looks like things are starting to pick up a bit. There's a little bit of everything happening this weekend. We're partial to the Hunter Ice Festival in Niles and the Family Movie Night in St Joe.
What are your plans?
Check out ice sculptures, kids' activities, an ice cream booth, sleigh rides, a chili contest and more at the Hunter Ice Fest in Niles (through Sunday)
Catch a mesmerizing performance of Cinderella by the Russian National Ballet Theatre in Benton Harbor
Check into the Inn at Harbor Shores in St Joe for a special movie night featuring The Secret Life of pets, a kid-friendly buffet dinner, deluxe guest room and movie snacks
Stop by the Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles to learn all about local squirrels
Celebrate Virtue Farm's Winter Wassail, an ancient English orchard custom, with a bonfire, singing, masks, walks, cider and more
Enjoy great wines, chili and live music at a delicious potluck-style lunch at Fenn Valley Vineyards in Fennville
Get to Grand Rapids for zip lining, a LEGO building station, inflatable obstacle course, live music, arts and crafts, costumed characters, martial arts, prizes and more during the Kids & Family Expo
Check out the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar for all the awesome details. And don't miss our Ultimate Southwest Michigan Winter Bucket List.