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NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2023

Detroit Jazz: The Legacy Continues

Detroit, MI

Detroit Jazz: The Legacy Continues highlights Detroit Jazz Musicians who also made an impact on the local, national, and international Jazz Scene. The Wright Museum staff built Detroit Jazz as a companion to the Jazz Greats exhibit, focusing on the Detroit artists who have lived and worked among us. Amid racial segregation, these musicians expressed themselves and offered solace and escape through their music. This exhibition highlights a few of the many Detroit musicians and venues that influenced jazz music.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

NOW THROUGH MARCH 5, 2023

World of Winter Festival

Grand Rapids, MI

Downtown Grand Rapids transforms into a dazzling winter wonderland every January and February, giving you plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy the season. The World of Winter Festival is one of the 10 Most Epic U.S. Winter Festivals Worth Braving the Cold For, according to TheTravel website. This year’s WoW Festival features outdoor art, entertainment and dining. All programs and activities are free, and there’s plenty to see and do for all ages.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOW THROUGH MARCH 31, 2023

The Rink

Detroit, Michigan

The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit is the premier family-friendly outdoor skating rink in Michigan. Situated on Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit, the Rink offers one of the most beautiful and iconic skating experiences in the country and continues to be a top destination for the entire region and State of Michigan. With the dramatic backdrop of the skyline, the world’s best Olympic and U.S. champion athletes perform and skate here annually.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

FEBRUARY 12 - APRIL 9, 2023

Scooby-Doo!™ Mansion Mayhem

Dearborn, MI

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. They have another mystery on their hands in Scooby-Doo!™ Mansion Mayhem. A jewel-thieving ghost has dodged the police and was last seen in this spooky mansion. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too.) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit? Children under four are free and admission starts at $22.50.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

MARCH 1 – APRIL 20, 2023

Butterflies are Blooming

Grand Rapids, MI

The annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition at Meijer Gardens is the largest temporary tropical butterfly exhibition in the nation. Tropical butterflies from around the world fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory every March and April. Throughout the exhibition, there is special educational programming and the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden offers butterfly-themed activities. Admission for non-members starts at $15.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 20, 2023

Miniature Moments: A Journey Through Hallmark® Keepsake Ornaments

Dearborn, MI

Explore our extensive collection of nearly 7,000 Hallmark ornaments made between 1973 and 2009. Relive holiday memories, remember special people and events, and find new inspiration for your own holiday traditions as you experience the artistry and creativity that went into creating each Keepsake ornament.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)