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Lisa Allmendinger on November 24th, 2014

Hometown Holidays concludes on Sunday, Dec. 7, and here’s what to expect. On Sunday, Dec. 7, Chelsea Chamber Players present free performances at the First United Methodist Church at 3 and 7 p.m. These special holiday performances feature Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo, works for string orchestra and a Christmas Carol sing-a-long. At 11:30 a.m. [...]

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On Tuesday, Nov. 25, there will be a Thanksgiving Evening Storytime for ages 2-6 years beginning at 6:15 p.m. at the Chelsea District Library. Meet a live turkey at 6:15 p.m. in KidSpot, and then move to McKune for a special Thanksgiving storytime at 6:30 p.m. with Miss Karen and Miss Jessica, complete with stories, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 23rd, 2014

On Saturday, Dec. 6, the Hometown Holiday festivities continue with various events planned in Chelsea’s shops.  Look for holiday bargains, unique treasures and giveaways in the community calendar here. Saturday morning from 8:30-10:30 a.m., you are invited to bring the children to “Breakfast with Santa” at Chelsea Comfort Inn and Village Conference Center, sponsored by [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 23rd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shirley Hoppe for the information in this story.)   Once again, it’s “Donut Central” at Salem Grove United Methodist Church. Stop in for free coffee and watch donuts being made in the kitchen of this 19th century country church. Enjoy traditional home baked goods, hot dogs and hot and [...]

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The Hometown Holiday Committee and the Chelsea Girl Scouts present “Presents with a Presence” for the Hometown Holiday Parade. Please consider sponsoring a lighted box with your business name. The cost is $25 to walk your decorated box and $75 for the Girl Scouts to decorate and walk your box. Boxes are provided by the [...]

Continue reading about Nov. 26: Deadline to purchase ‘Presents with a Presence’ for the Hometown Holiday Parade

For the third year, Mike Jackson, owner of Vogel’s and Foster’s, will host a shopping event to give back to the community called Chelsea Gold. During the Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 28-30, the store will donate a percentage of its sales to the Chelsea School District’s general fund. “I decided to designate my donation to the general fund [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Rick Eder for the information in this story.) Zion Lutheran Church will be hosting this year’s Community Thanksgiving Worship Service and Music Festival on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy this event at the church at 3050 S. Fletcher Road. Several local [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 20th, 2014

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Kevin Frahm, owner of Global Marketplace, said “Faith in Action is such a great organization that helps fill the gaps for our community’s neighbors, and we are thrilled to support their mission and contribute to our neighbor’s in need by helping people fill the pantries at Faith in Action.” “This is a great way to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 18th, 2014

Continue reading about Dec. 6: Chelsea Historical Society presents a Historic Holiday Home Tour