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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

About 90 pigs arrived at the Chelsea Community Fair Monday night and they show tonight in the Multipurpose arena beginning at 6 p.m. For all the events taking place on Tuesday, the first official day of the 80th annual Chelsea Community Fair, please click here.    

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

Monday morning, Aug. 21, while the country was getting ready for the eclipse, about a dozen judges were hard at work picking their favorite exhibits inside the green barn while the rides and midway were being assembled outside. For a full list of events at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair, please click here.  

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Andrew Thomson for the information in this story.) For the first time in Chelsea Little League history, a group of young, energetic 8, 9, and 10-year-olds represented the league in the Michigan District 3 Minors Softball Tournament. This group of 12 girls got the luck of the draw and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

A reminder to drivers that there will be several roads closed on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for the Chelsea Community Fair annual Kiddie Parade so please plan to take alternate routes. Children on bikes will be peddling their way from the parking lot behind the Common Grill to the fairgrounds so […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

A reminder that Chelsea Middle School Football begins Monday, Aug. 28. 8th grade from 4-5:30 p.m., and 7th grade from 5:30-7 p.m. at Beach Middle School. All players will need a physical on file in order to participate. If you have any questions please contact Dan Rhodes, drhodes@chelsea.k12.mi.us.  

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Karyn Clow for the information in this story.) Chelsea Retirement Community, (UMRC) is launching a new program that is committed to paying associated fees upfront for qualifying candidates while training and testing to become a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant). UMRC is seeking second career candidates or those looking for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Ewald for the information in this story.) The Chelsea girls golf team got its season started last week at the Perry Invitational on Aug. 16th. It is a great format to get the season started. They play the tournament as three, two-person scramble teams. “I believe a few […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 21st, 2017

Some of the judging of exhibits in the green barn at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair took place on Sunday night. Many more entries in the green barn will be judged Monday morning. In addition, the official ribbon cutting for this year’s fair will take place Monday night and the steer, dairy calves and […]

Continue reading about Chelsea Community Fair green barn judging Sunday night (with slideshow)

The Green Barn was a beehive of activity all day Sunday as carload after carload of items were entered at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair. Sunday night and Monday morning, the barn was closed while the thousands of items were judged. Perishable items were judged on Sunday night so they could be viewed at […]

Continue reading about Aug. 20: Entry Day in the Green Barn at the Chelsea Community Fair (with slideshow)