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Lisa Allmendinger on August 24th, 2016

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2016

The 79th Annual Chelsea Community Fair takes place Aug. 23-27 this year and admission is $7 for those over 10 years old. Children 10 and under are free. Don’t forget that if you plan to be a frequent visitor to the fair, a season pass is $25; a student and a senior citizen season pass […]

Continue reading about 2016 Chelsea Community Fair: what to expect on Tuesday, Aug. 23

Lynae MacLellan, owner of Devil’s Haircut, approached the Chelsea American Legion earlier this summer and told members she’d like to conduct a cut-a-thon to benefit veterans. Post 31 members were thrilled for her support, but what they didn’t expect was the overwhelming support shown by not only the new business owner but also by the […]

Continue reading about Devil’s Haircut Salon’s: ‘Summer Salute’ event raises $2,500 for Legion Post 31

Lisa Allmendinger on August 19th, 2016

On Aug. 19 and 20, It’s a Great Day to Be Alive, will hold a fundraiser rummage sale at the Ann Arbor Eagles 7881 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor. This cancer fundraiser is a benefit for the new Cancer Center at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea. The rummage sale begins at 8 a.m. In addition, there are […]

Continue reading about Aug. 19-20: ‘It’s a Great Day to be Alive’ rummage sale

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events would like to thank the Chelsea area community for another successful season. The non-profit organizes the 11-week concert series “Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights,” as well as the three-day “Sounds and Sights Festival,” which promotes the presentation of and participation in quality performing and visual arts throughout the summer. […]

Continue reading about Aug. 18: last Sounds and Sights on Thursday nights; Chelsea Area Festivals and Events thanks community for support

Lisa Allmendinger on August 17th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Laura Bloomensaat for the information in this story.) Applications are now being accepted for the 22nd annual Miss Washtenaw County Scholarship Pageant and Miss Washtenaw’s Outstanding Teen Pageant. The Miss Washtenaw County Program is a Miss America Local Preliminary pageant for young women in this area. It will be […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 16th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Sam Vogel for the information in this story.) It’s time to start getting your decorations together for your child’s bike and a costume for your child because the annual Children’s Fair Parade takes place Tuesday, Aug. 23. Organized and sponsored by the Chelsea Kiwanis Club and the Chelsea High […]

Continue reading about 2016 Chelsea Community Fair: decorate those bikes for the annual Kiddie Parade

Lisa Allmendinger on August 12th, 2016

Some fair-goers head straight to the multi-purpose arena for the four-legged animal judging; others head straight to the Main Arena for the four-wheel demo derby and pulling action. On Sunday, Aug. 21 is the dead weight tractor pull on cement, which begins at 9 a.m. and continues throughout the day.  Admission to the fair is […]

Continue reading about 2016 Chelsea Community Fair: what you’ll see all week in the Main Arena

Lisa Allmendinger on August 12th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patty Roberts for the information in this story.) Ten years ago, Chelsea District Library (CDL) opened its newly renovated doors to the public, providing them with expanded collections, new programming opportunities, improved technology, and additional room to explore, engage, and be inspired. On Thursday, Aug. 18, the library invites […]

Continue reading about Aug. 18: Chelsea District Library celebrates 10 years in current building

Your vegetable and flower gardens may be suffering from the lack of rain and heat this summer, but the flowers on the Chelsea Community Fairgrounds around the Service Building look amazing. Kudos to volunteers Karen Layher, Erin Trotter and Sarah Taylor and young    gardeners-in-training Bennett and Emma Trotter for keeping the flowers happy and […]

Continue reading about 2016 Chelsea Community Fair: despite heat, no rain flowers look gorgeous (with slideshow)