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What’s Happening in Lansing This Weekend: Horses & Holiday Fun

Looking for things to do in Lansing for the weekend of December 16-18, 2022? From Christmas shopping and horses to discovering astronomical connections to our holiday celebrations, we’ve collected some fun ideas!

2022 SHOME Holiday ShoDown

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Get up close and personal with some majestic horses at the SHOME Holiday ShoDown 2022! The MSU Pavilion is hosting this holiday tradition of a horse show from Friday (12/16) through Sunday (12/18). The event is full of holiday fun – and prizes worth over $7,000!


season of light

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Season of Light concludes its holiday-themed presentation at MSU’s Abrams Planetarium with screenings Friday (12/16) through Sunday (12/18). Discover the connection between the stars and how we celebrate the holiday season.


Grinchmas party

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The Grinch doesn’t have quite as big a Christmas tradition as Santa, but he’s getting closer with each passing year. Head to FoxView in Nashville and enjoy a GRINCHmas Party! The event features many vendors for Christmas shopping, raffles for prizes, Christmas games and photo ops with some of your favorite Christmas characters!


Christmas Show at Meridian Mall

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Make plans to be part of the 3rd Annual Holiday Show at Meridian Mall in Okemos. It takes place on both Saturday (17/12) and Sunday (18/12) and promises handicrafts and baked goods from 20 local and regional specialty retailers.


holiday market

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This Sunday (12/18) Williamston Eagles is once again hosting a Christmas Market from Eastern Ingham Farmer’s Market with more than two dozen local food and gift vendors for your Christmas shopping! Keep an eye out for Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who will also appear!

The perfect gifts for 12 Days of Christmas in Pure Michigan.

Who the hell wants more than 30 birds for Christmas? I know I don’t. Instead, try these Pure Michigan themed gifts, which we thought of as an alternative to the original 12 Days of Christmas

Christmas lights throughout Michigan

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas! If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit, these Christmas lights throughout Michigan are sure to put a sparkle in your eyes. There are plenty of them here in Mid-Michigan and even more so across the state. Find out where and when these light shows take place.

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