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Since 2014, the Cole Family has been cooking up free hotdogs and handing out chips, cookies and a drink in the Cole Funeral Chapel parking lot to folks heading to and lining up for the Chelsea Community Fair parade. And, it’s been so much fun for them during the last few years, they plan to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 20th, 2017

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. 22, kicking off the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair. Organized and sponsored by the Chelsea Kiwanis Club and the Chelsea High School Key Club, participants assemble in […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) Chelsea Kiwanis members will be hard at work cooking and serving visitors at the Chelsea Community Fair beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday and Monday until the end of the free tractor pulls those days. Then, Kiwanis members will be busy […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 18th, 2017

Just a reminder to folks that as we head into Chelsea Community Fair week, (Aug. 22-26) this is the busiest time of the year for me so if you try to contact me, chances are, you won’t hear back from me. And, if you contact me just before your event, (and you know who you […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 18th, 2017

The 11th Run for the Rolls race will take place on Saturday, Aug. 26 prior to the Chelsea Community Fair parade. The race has a 12:30 p.m. start and there are 1-mile and 5K races. Registration and other information can be found here.  

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 17th, 2017

This year, there will be three new Ladies Day superintendents — Carrie Trinkle, Michelle DeFant and Chrissy Hilberer — on Friday, Aug. 25 at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair. These three volunteers have chosen “Fun in the Sun” as this year’s theme and visitors to the Multipurpose Building that Friday morning can expect many […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 16th, 2017

One of the best places to find long lost friends at the Chelsea Community Fair is inside in the Service Center Building at the Chelsea Fair Kitchen. The 80th annual Chelsea Community Fair takes place this year from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26. For a list of events, please click here. Between the terrific daily […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 15th, 2017

The Nature’s Creation of Life exhibit in the red barn at the back of the property is one of the most important exhibits at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair that takes place from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26. It’s a place where visitors of all ages can learn more about agriculture and see livestock […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 15th, 2017

The Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce has a table in the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair Merchant Barn and members are invited to display their promotional materials for free. Fair takes place this year from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26 and thousands of people attend each year. For more information, click here. Click on the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 15th, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, there will be no music tent at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair this year. For more information about the events taking place at fair from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26, please click here.

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