Take the Children Berry Picking in Dexter

Here is a look at some activities going on around the area this week.

Are you looking for fun ways to entertain the children this week? Check out Dexter Patch's Grab & Go Kids Planner. We have plenty of fun suggestions for families.

  • Super Science Day

Where/when: Dexter District Library, 2-3 p.m. Thursday.

Why go? The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is coming to the library. All children 10 and older are encouraged to come to this free program. Registration is required; call 734-426-4477.

Pricing: Free

  • Dinosaur Day

Where/when: Dexter District Library, 11 a.m. Friday. 

Why go? is coming to the library to share prehistoric adventures with children of all ages. No registration is required.

Pricing: Free

  • Dog Days of Summer

Where/when: Hudson Mills Metropark, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Why go? Take your dog (or dogs) to Hudson Mills Metropark for a great day in the park. Join training clinics, watch herding demonstrations, join contests and even get helpful tips from local veterinarians. Call 734-426-8211 for more information.

Pricing: $2 per person

  • Raspberry Picking

Where/when: Berry Hill Farm, 12385 N. Territorial Rd. in Dexter.

Why go? Pick your own fresh raspberries all weekend. Contact the farm at 734-426-2900 for more information and hours of operation.

Pricing: Approximately $2 per pint.

  • Chelsea Sounds and Sights Festival

Where/when: Downtown Chelsea, 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Why go? Join all the fun at the 36th annual festival. There will be live music, great food, children's activities and art. Come see Dexter Patch Editor Daniel Lai's band, Delirious Love, perform classic rock music in front of the Chelsea District Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pricing: Free.

Erin July 27, 2011 at 12:35 PM
I'm pretty sure it's not raspberry season yet. Try Berry Hill at the end of August. This time of year you should check out the Dexter Blueberry Farm!!! http://dexterblueberry.com/default.aspx
Christy Vander Haagen September 26, 2011 at 01:58 AM
At the time this article was written, raspberry season had already been underway....per the raspberry farmer at Berry Hill. :)
Julie Jedele Desbrough October 19, 2011 at 02:25 AM
correction to Berry Hill Farm's Phone #734-475-1516....


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