Fun Things to Do in Lansing in December

December 1, 2015
Eileen L., Financial Expert

Need a family activity this month? There are many holiday celebrations in the community in December.

MSUFCU Events
December 6: Handel’s Messiah
As part of the MSUFCU Showcase Series, the first 100 MSUFCU members can receive two free tickets for Handel’s Messiah. Show proof of MSUFCU membership beginning on Wednesday, December 2, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wharton Center Ticket Office and receive these main floor tickets. Your tickets must be picked up in person at the box office.

Through December 7: Giving Tree
We are partnering with Child and Family Charities and Spartan Village for our Giving Tree holiday gift program. Stop by any MSUFCU branch to pick up a tag with a child's holiday wishlist. Purchase one or more items listed on the tag and return both the tag and purchased (unwrapped, please) items to any MSUFCU branch by 5:30pm on December 7. Receive a free gift when you participate in our Giving Tree program by purchasing a gift or making a monetary donation for this year's program!

Take in the Winter Wonderland
December 5-January 3: Festival of Trees
Visit the historical Turner-Dodge House and see the Festival of Trees. Local businesses decorate trees in different themes. There is a small charge for the Festival of Trees.

Through December 27: Potter Park Zoo Wonderland of Lights
Potter Park Zoo is decorated for the holidays. Stop by to see the park lit up with thousands of lights. The Wonderland of Lights is open Thursday-Sunday from 5-8pm.

See the Spartans Play for Free
This month, there are 3 free MSU games you can see for free by being an MSUFCU member. You can get two free tickets just by showing your proof of MSUFCU membership. RSVP to our Facebook events or check out our website to get any updates and all the details.

December 3: Women’s Basketball vs. Louisville at the Breslin Center. The game starts at 7pm.

December 12: Men’s Hockey vs. Wisconsin at Munn Ice Arena. This is an early game: it starts at 2:35pm.

Shop Local for the Holidays
December 5: MSU Arts and Crafts Holiday Show
Over 130 artisans from Michigan and across the nation will be at the MSU Union on December 5 and 6, just in time for the holidays! Pick up something unique for a loved one.

Other Events
CADL Holiday Open House
The Capital Area District Library branchs are having holiday open houses this month! Each event is free and has fun children’s activities and live reindeer! Visit the website to find out when your branch’s holiday open house is happening.

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