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Lisa Allmendinger on February 16th, 2018

The future of the Mack building should become more clear in March when developer Joe Ziolkowski is expected to update the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority board on a redesigned concept for the redevelopment project. City Manager John Hanifan said Thursday morning at the DDA meeting that Ziolkowski, who was unable to attend yesterday’s meeting, is […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 13th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights is accepting applications to be considered for this summer’s entertainment lineup. There are more than 100 paid spots available on the Thursday night schedule. Auditions are open to musicians, singer/songwriters, jugglers, magicians, performers, dance troupes, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 11th, 2018

Surely you have attended at least one of the free Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights events during its 13-year-run in downtown Chelsea. Or perhaps enjoyed the chalk artists’ work, the pet parade or the KidZone during the Sounds and Sights Festival? But did you know that there is a dedicated group of volunteers who […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 16th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) Chelsea Area Festivals and Events (CAFE) is pleased to announce Rick Taylor Real Estate as the new presenting sponsor for the 2018 Sounds and Sights summer concert series. Now in its 14th season, Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights kicks off […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 7th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 23rd, 2017

The Chelsea Downtown Development Authority board heard from representatives of the Chelsea Area Festivals and Events Committee (CAFÉ) at its meeting on Oct. 19. Denise Cugliari introduced herself as the committee’s event coordinator, and updated the DDA on plans for this year’s Hometown Holiday event, which will take place Dec. 1-3. She said that an […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 3rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) The Common Grill invites the community to help celebrate and support “Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights” at its annual Holiday Wine Show on Monday, Nov. 13 from 6-9 p.m. at The Common Grill restaurant, 112 South Main St. Tickets are […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 14th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) 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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 13th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Vickie Kaiser for the information in this story as well as the photos.) July 28 was a beautiful day for a car show in Chelsea during the Sounds and Sights Festival. The Chelsea Classic Cruisers hosted 312, maybe more, cars from all over SE Michigan. As you can see […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 8th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) The Sounds and Sights Festival held its 5th Chelsea Chalk Art Contest on Saturday, July 29 and more than 64 participants of all ages transformed the Clocktower parking lot, located at 310 North Main St., into colorful renderings from 8 a.m.-4 […]

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