Journey into the world of Dr. Seuss with Saugatuck’s Annual Whootville Christmas Parade! Taking place on Saturday, December 3rd, this parade welcomes the holiday season with a unique sense of style. Everyone is invited to attend this festive event decked out in their best Whoo-ville attire or Christmas gear, and you may even see Santa Claus while you’re there! This is the perfect kid-friendly holiday kick-off everyone can enjoy. The Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven is hosting some fun holiday events this season, beginning on Saturday, December 3rd. North Pole natives Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in town ready to hear everyone’s Christmas lists and take pictures with the family. Then on December 14th, get into the spirit of the season with The Christmas Ship Concert, performed by renowned Great Lakes folk singer Lee Murdock, as he performs a boundless body of music about the history of the Great Lakes region. Information on both of these events can be found on the Michigan Maritime Museum website. Slow down the hustle and bustle of the holidays and enjoy a performance of Christmas Cabaret at the Barn Theatre in Augusta! These performances celebrate the Christmas season with all of your favorite carols and holiday songs. Perfect for the whole family, this joyous, reflective and heartwarming show is sure to create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. To add to the festivities, you’ll be served complimentary dessert, coffee, and hot chocolate. Performances take place starting December 9th through the 22nd and tickets can be purchased online!