Here we go! The first of the small town holiday celebrations is happening this weekend. Check out what's happening this weekend before you head out to explore!
Nab a seat for an enchanting rendition of Disney's The Little Mermaid at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Take the kids to the Holland Aquatic Center for family splash time on the aqua track, alpine challenge and zip line
Don't miss an original ballet based on the beloved yuletide poem, Twas the Night Before Christmas, set to traditional holiday music in Grand Rapids
Watch as the classic midwest film The Christmas Story is adapted for the stage in a charming rendition in Holland
Wander through a half-mile holiday lights display at the Wellfield Botanical Garden in Elkhart, with hot cocoa and fire pits to keep you toasty (through Saturday)
Visit with Santa in downtown Holland during this favorite holiday tradition
Downtown Edwardsburg celebrates its annual tree lighting in this charming small town celebration
Bring an unwrapped, new toy for Toys for Tots and watch Olaf's Frozen Adventure on the screen all day at the Paw Paw Playhouse
Paint an arrow, birdhouse, picture frame or other objects during a family-friendly outing at JLN Creative Art Studio in Stevensville
Meet a menagerie of reptiles and amphibians at the Curious Kids Museum in St Joe
Come to South Haven for the lighting oof the community holiday tree, free ice skating, karaoke, Santa Paws Pet Parade, luminaries, holiday treats, photos with Santa, caroling and more
Enjoy the holiday classic film, The Polar Express, in South Haven's movie theater for free
Head to the charming small town of Glenn for carols, Santa visits, cookies and more
Get all the festive details on the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.