Oops! The in-laws are staying with you over the holiday and you wake up Christmas morning realizing your guests like half-and-half in their coffee, and you're out. Or you find you ran out of batteries for the remote control — no one will be happy with that one. Where to go, should a last-minute surprise pop up? We have suggestions.
935 South Main St.
Need a few last minute snacks for your holiday party? CVS Pharmacy will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day.
101 N. Main St.
Zou Zou's will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve. It is closed on Christmas Day.
1255 South Main St.
Polly's Country Market will be open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
1145 S. Main St.
If you must be entertained with something out of Hollywood, how about venturing out for a show? Blockbuster Video will be open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Christmas Eve; and noon to 10 p.m. on Christmas Day.
1127 S. Main St.
Chinese Tonight restaurant will be open from 11 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Christmas Eve, perfect for those with a hankering for a spring roll, fried rice, sesame chicken and more.
1610 South Main St.
Don't want to cook on Christmas Eve? Join the staff at Big Boy in Chelsea for dinner. The restaurant is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 24. Closed Christmas Day.
1171 South Main St.
Biggby Coffee will be open from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
113 S. Main St.
Cleary's Pub is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
8801 N. Territorial Rd., Dexter
If you need peace and quiet, for yourself or the whole gang, find refuge in Mother Nature's arms. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks are open and waiving park admission on Christmas, as it's "Appreciation Day." Pay no vehicle entry or boat launch fees that day and take a little respite in the great outdoors. Park hours are 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
3686 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor
Whether you want to see the new Hobbit movie, Les Miserables, or the Rise of the Guardians, Goodrich Quality Theaters has plenty of showtimes lined up Christmas afternoon and evening. Tickets range from $6.25 to $9.50.
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
The Michigan Theater is showing ET: The Extra-Terrestrial at 10:30 a.m.; Hitchcock at 4:45 and 7:45 p.m; and Les Miserables at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for Michigan Theater movies are $10 general admission; $8 students with ID, veterans, seniors and children under 12; $7.50 for members.
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