autumn

Calendar of Events

January


EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Hayrides or Sleigh Rides, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 12-4pm, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com


New Year’s Bird Count, Kensington Metropark, Nature Center, 8am, 810.227.8917, metroparks.com

Winter Marketplace, Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 517.540.0065, howelloperahouse.com

Little Critters, Howell Nature Center, 10am & 11:30am, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Bottles, Brushes & Birds: Kili the Bald Eagle, Howell Nature Center, 3-7pm, adult only event, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

This is What Epic Looks Like, Mt. Brighton, 10am-6pm, 810.229.9581, mtbrighton.com

Frosty Freestyle Cross-Country Ski Race, Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, 810.231.4084 or 734.426.8211, metroparks.com

Krazy Klassic Cross Country Ski Race, Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, 810.231.4084 or 734.426.8211, metroparks.com

National Rubber Ducky Day, Howell Aquatic & Fitness Center, Howell, 1-2:30pm, 517.546.0693, howellrecreation.org

Winter Marketplace, Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 517.540.0065, howelloperahouse.com

Mt. Brighton Rail Jam, Mt. Brighton, 12-4pm, 810.229.9581, mtbrighton.com

Hartland Family Winterfest, Heritage Park, noon-7pm, 810.632.7498, hartlandtwp.com



February


EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Hayrides or Sleigh Rides, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 12-4pm, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com


Groundhog Day, Howell Nature Center, 7am, 8:15am Woody’s Prediction, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Big Camel Race, Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Howell, 6-11pm, 810.923.1480, brightonoptimist,org

Winter Marketplace, Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 517.540.0065, howelloperahouse.com

Owl Nights, Howell Nature Center, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Owl Nights, Howell Nature Center, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Mt. Brighton Race Weekend, Mt. Brighton, Fri: UM v MSU slalom, Sat: Gates for Good Charity Fundraiser, Sun: Adaptive Cup, 7-9pm, 810.229.9581, mtbrighton.com

Barn Dance, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 6pm parent-child, 8pm everyone welcome, pre-registration preferred, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com

Little Critters, Howell Nature Center, 10am & 11:30am, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Winter Birding for Beginners, Kensington Metropark, Nature Center, 10am, pre-registration required, 810.227.8917, metroparks.com

Photography Workshop: Creating an Image, Howell Nature Center, 11am-4pm, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Winter Marketplace, Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 517.540.0065, howelloperahouse.com

Maple’s Sweet Story, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 12-3pm, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com

Maple’s Sweet Story, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 12-3pm, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com

Mt. Brighton Rail Jam, Mt. Brighton, 12-4pm, 810.229.9581, mtbrighton.com



March


EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Hayrides or Sleigh Rides, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 12-4pm, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com


Annual Heart for Giving Dinner, Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Brighton, 6:30-9pm, 517.552.3970, livingstonloveinc.org

Owl Nights, Howell Nature Center, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Owl Nights, Howell Nature Center, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Winter Marketplace, Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 517.540.0065, howelloperahouse.com

Fun on the Farm: Maple Sugaring, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, ages 2-6, 10am, 810.227.8910, metroparks

Livingston County Home & Garden Show, Howell High School Field House, Fri 5-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm, 517.546.3920, livingstoncountyhomeshow.com

Livingston County Home & Garden Show, Howell High School Field House, Fri 5-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm, 517.546.3920, livingstoncountyhomeshow.com

36th Annual Slush Cup, Mt. Brighton, 10am-4pm, 810.229.9581, mtbrighton.com

14th Annual Chili Cook-Off, V.FW. Post #6464, Fowlerville, 4-7pm, 517.223.1927, fowlervillefireworks.com

Livingston County Home & Garden Show, Howell High School Field House, Fri 5-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm, 517.546.3920, livingstoncountyhomeshow.com

Little Critters, Howell Nature Center, 10am & 11:30am, 517.546.0249, howellnaturecenter.org

Homeschool: Maple, Kensington Metropark, Farm Center, 10am, 11am & 12pm, 810.227.8910,metroparks.com

Spring Break Fun Day, Brighton High School, 8am-3pm, 810.923.1480, brightonoptimist.org



Livingston County Farmers’ Markets


BRIGHTON FARMERS’ MARKET
Main Street, downtown Brighton, 810.955.1471 Saturdays, 8am-2pm, May-Oct Opening Day May 6, Flower Day May 20, Harvest Day Sept 23 and Last Day Oct 28

HARTLAND FARMERS’ MARKET
Hartland Educational Support Service Center Parking Lot, Hartland, 810.632.6630 Saturdays, 9am-1pm, May-Oct

SUNDAY FARMERS’ MARKET HOWELL
State Street & Clinton, next to the Courthouse, downtown Howell, 517.546.3920 Sundays, 9am-2pm, May-Oct

KENSINGTON METROPARK
Farm Center, 810.227.8910, metroparks.com Saturdays, 9am-3pm, Sept-Oct

WHITMORE LAKE FARMERS’ MARKET
75 Barker Rd, Whitmore Lake, 734.449.2880 Saturdays, 8am-2pm, May-Sept



Seasonal Activities


KENSINGTON METROPARK
810.227.8910
  • Water Playground
  • Bike / Hike Trails
  • Swimming
  • Picnicking
  • Boating / Watersports
  • Sleigh Rides & Hayrides
  • Kayak / Canoe Rentals
  • Toboggan Runs / Sledding
  • Nature Center / Farm Center
  • Ice Skating • Golf
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing / Ice Fishing



PINCKNEY RECREATION AREA
734.426.4913


ISLAND LAKE RECREATION AREA
810.229.7067
  • Boat Rental
  • Fishing / Ice Fishing
  • Swimming / Beach
  • Snowmobiling
  • Bike / Hike Trails
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Picnicking



HOWELL CONFERENCE & NATURE CENTER
517.546.0249
  • Zipline
  • Wildlife Observation
  • Rock Wall Climbing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Cross Country Skiing



OUTBACK RIDING STABLES
517.468.3645 (no website)



WILDWOOD RANCH
517.548.1736
  • Horseback Riding & Hay Rides



BRIGHTON RECREATION AREA
810.229.6566
  • Horseback Riding
  • Swimming / Beach
  • Boat Rental
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Bike / Hike Trails



HURON MEADOWS METROPARK 800.477.3193
  • Boat Rental
  • Fishing / Ice Fishing
  • Golf
  • Bike / Hike Trails
  • Geocaching
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Picnicking



HOWELL CITY PARK
517.546.0693
  • Fishing / Ice Fishing
  • Tobogganing
  • Sledding



MT. BRIGHTON
810.229.9581
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Moguls
  • Half Pipe
  • Ski & Snowboard lessons




517.548.1795
800.686.8474
123 E. Washington Street
Howell, MI 48843

  

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