Where: Fenton United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton
When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23
Why go: The nativity, which will be in the courtyard of its north campus building, features people dressed in costume as well as live animals; caroling also will take place and refreshments are available in the church hall.
Where: Cromaine District Library, 3688 Hartland Road, Hartland
When: 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 (also offered Jan. 27 and Feb. 24)
Cost: Free, but pre-register at www.cromaine.org or by calling 810-632-5200
Why go: Tweens, bring your favorite book to Cromaine District Library-Village branch and come ready to talk about it. Take turns filming each other with the library flip camera. The book “commercials” will be put on the library’s webpage!
Where: The Aquatic Fitness Center in Hartland High School, 10635 Dunham Rd, Hartland
When: 12:30-2 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23
Cost: $5 per person (children under the age of three are admitted free of charge)
Why go: Get away from the everyday routine. This event, which is fun for all ages, features access to two pools, hot tub, water slides and a current channel.
Where: Comeback Inn, 1451 S. Milford Road, Highland
When: the party gets started about 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 (D.J. Reindeer Ronnie starts at 8 p.m.)
Why go: Join us in your brightest, jingliest, fuzziest, and downright ugliest Christmas sweater and spread some holiday cheer!You can say you've already worn the ugly Christmas sweater; plus, there are prizes for the ugliest sweaters!
Where: The Howell American Legion Deveraux Post 141, 3265 W. Grand River Ave., Howell (corner of M-59 and Grand River)
When: 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 25 on-site; delivered meals for shut-ins are scheduled by phone. You should have called the American Legion by Tuesday, Dec. 20 to participate.
Why go: This is not just for Howell residents; anyone who needs a meal can take part. It’s a great place to go for a filling Christmas meal and company. Can’t get out of the house? No problem; deliveries are available.
Come back to Hartland Patch Monday for more weekend-things-to-do options. Or, visit our Events guide here.