More holiday fun in Livingston County


Crafts and theater make the holiday fun for everyone.  Check out these family friendly events.

Kids Holiday Ornaments ~ December 15

Brighton Community Education invites kids ages 7 and older to come and create a holiday keepsake ornament for themselves or to give as a gift.  Children must attend with an adult and the supply fee is $5.  The class is held at Miller Center in Brighton at 850 Spencer Road.  Call 810-299-4130 ro visit

“Schoolhouse Rock, Jr.” ~ December 18 -20

The Community Theatre of Howell presents “Schoolhouse Rock Jr.” the tale of Tom, a teacher quite nervous about his first day of teaching school.  With memorable songs “Just a Bill” and “Conjunction Junction” you can see this play come to life at 7:30 on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 West Grand River in Howell.  Visit or call 517-545-1290.

The Phoenix Players present “Kid Sized Family Shows” ~ December 19 -22, 27 – 30

The Youth Phoenix Players Ensemble present two “kid sized” family shows at the Historic Green Oak Township Hall.  “Scrooge has left the building” & T’was the night before Christmas?” or “Who stole the stocking hung by the chimney with care?” will be performed with hot chocolate and cookies included in the ticket price of $8 for adults and $5 for children.  All shows are at 2 p.m., call 810588-3662 for more information.

Stacy Swann is a mom of two, wife of one and a freelance writer and blogger living in Brighton.  She worked in the world of Detroit advertising for over 12 years before starting her own Rights Clearance business.  You can contact Stacy at swanngirlz(at)gmail(dot)com and follow her on twitter @swanngirlz.

Courtney Lawless

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