Are you feeling merry yet? It's not too late to head out for a last-minute dose of Christmas cheer. Festive readings of The Grinch and musical retellings of A Christmas Carol, train rides real and on the silver screen, chances to hang out with Santa and his elves, twinkly illuminations and snow-covered slopes are just some of the cheery happenings awaiting Southwest Michigan families.
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Whisk the kids away in their pjs for a festive reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, hot cocoa, cookies and a visit from Santa in St Joe (through Saturday)
Watch a mesmerizing spin on Charles Dickens’ beloved tale, the Christmas Carol Ballet, in Grand Rapids (through Saturday)
Hop on the festively bedecked train for a leisurely ride through Eden Springs Park at House of David in Benton Harbor (through Saturday)
Stop by Santa's quaint little cottage in downtown St Joe for visits and keepsake photos (through Saturday)
Don your comfiest pajamas and head to the Century Center in South Bend for a free screening of The Polar Express
Visit Santa, eat a yummy breakfast, make a craft and play along with an interactive holiday band at the Fernwood Botanical Garden in Niles
Drop kids off for the Sneaky Elves Workshop at the Holland Arts Council to make and wrap secret gifts for the whole family
Click on over to the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar for more info.