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Lisa Allmendinger on November 17th, 2016

The Annual Hometown Holiday Light Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3 and everyone is invited to light up Main Street with lit parade entries. The parade participants line up in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot at the four corners and the parade route goes down Main Street ending at Jackson Street, south […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 16th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Courtney Aldrich for the information in this story.) The Material Girls’ Children’s Christmas Bazaar will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children love the excitement of purchasing and wrapping gifts for loved ones and keeping the surprise until Christmas. The 7th Annual Material […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 26th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Courtney Aldrich for the information in this story.) The Material Girls Children’s Christmas Bazaar will take place in Saturday, Dec. 3 during Chelsea’s Hometown Holidays at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church. This event allows children ages 4-6th grade to shop for Christmas gifts from handmade items ranging in […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 12th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin It took just over an hour for Pierce Park to get its newest tree, a Frasier Fir on Saturday, Sept. 10, thanks to Girl Scout troops 41097 and 42810 of Chelsea, along with help from Traveling Trees of Chelsea. The former tree, which is lit each December as the kick-off for Chelsea’s […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Anita Mosier for the information in this story.) Girl Scout Troops 42801 and 41097 were successful in raising the funds needed to replace the dying tree in Pierce Park, which is used for the annual tree lighting during Hometown Holiday. The girls met with City Manager John Hanifan on […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Anita Mosier for the information in this story.) Chelsea Girl Scout troops 42801 and 41097 are coordinating a fundraising effort to replace the Pierce Park tree that is used for the tree lighting during the Hometown Holiday celebration each December. The scouts are hoping to raise $525 to remove […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 19th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Courtney Aldrich for the information in this story.) Youth ages 6th grade and older are still needed as volunteer shopping buddies during the Material Girls Christmas bazaar. To sign up, click on the link here.  

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 20th, 2015

One of the best events during Chelsea’s Hometown Holiday event is the annual light parade, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 6 p.m. and travel down Main Street. And what makes this event so much fun? The participants, of course. And the more floats and marching units the better. Below is […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 14th, 2014

For those of you who missed Hometown Holiday last weekend, it was another fun-filled community event that included everything from gingerbread house decorating and Christmas carols to a live nativity, photos with Santa and the light parade. This year, for the first time since I’ve been attending the light parade, 2014 Fair Queen Amy Gilbert […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 7th, 2014

Please enjoy the photo gallery by Alan Scafuri of Santa’s workship in The Depot during Hometown Holiday.  

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