Stories tagged: "holiday"


Kamora Shambley lights the first of seven candles during a celebration of the first day of Kwanzaa at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center Wednesday, December 26, 2018, in St. Paul, MN. (Photo By Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via Getty Images)
How Michiganders Are Celebrating Kwanzaa in 2020

The celebration—a week-long, pan-African holiday centered around fellowship and community—is open to all to observe.

Whether your holiday gifts will be distributed locally and shipped across the globe, consider buying your loved ones Michigan-made presents this year.
16 Michigan-Made Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

From wine and spirits to self-pampering, we’ve got all the bases covered for spending the holidays at home.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting donations to its annual "Stuff a Truck" toy drive.
The Michigan DNR Is Collecting Toy Donations Across the State. Here’s How You Can Pitch In.

The second annual 'Stuff-a-Truck' drive from the Michigan DNR is happening now through December 19. Here's how you can help.

If you're worried that holiday shopping could break the bank, follow these tips to keep everyone on your shopping list—and your wallet—happy this holiday season.
Shopping Smart and Savoring the Season: Tips for Holiday Buying on a Budget in Michigan

Shopping for holiday gifts on a budget is always challenging, but there are plenty of practical ways to save money now that the season is here.

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READ: Gov. Whitmer’s Tips for Keeping Michiganders Safe This Holiday Season

From shopping small to limiting large gatherings, these tips can help slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep local businesses going this season.

Boats anchored in Lake Michigan water at Power Island in west grand traverse by near Traverse City, Michigan. (AP)
Your Guide to Safe Boating in Michigan Labor Day Weekend, With Maps

Boats anchored in Lake Michigan water at Power Island in west grand traverse by near Traverse City, Michigan

Children’s toys are scattered about as several small groups of people enjoy an overcast Monday afternoon at Kensington Metropark’s Martindale Beach.
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Stay Safe and Soak up The Sun: Michigan Waterparks and Beaches Open for Labor Day 2020

Coronavirus hasn’t cancelled everything. With warm air still upon us, these select local and area waterparks and beaches are ready for some socially distant splashing. Pass the sunscreen. With only a few weeks remaining of summer there is plenty left to do to make the most out of the weather, and with Labor Day right...