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In Photos: Spring Fling Prospect Show at Chelsea Fairgrounds

About 25 youth showman from across Washtenaw County competed in the Spring Fling Prospect show at the Chelsea Community Fairgrounds Sunday. Among the local competitors were Heidi Fuchs, Easton Powers, Brody Powers, Logan Powers, Reid Schneider, and Corbin Steele. In … Read more

Gate information for Chelsea Community Fair

Should you and your friends get separated at the Chelsea Community Fair, here’s a guide to which entry gates are which. Each is marked with flags. The lower gate is the handicap entrance and has blue flags and is on … Read more

Work day before the Chelsea Community Fair

Thursday night, Aug. 7 was a work day for the youth exhibitors, superintendents and volunteers at the Chelsea Community Fairgrounds. From the oldest exhibitors to the youngest ones, the kids who show steer, dairy, sheep, pigs, feeder calves and goats … Read more

Chelsea Community Fair Board receives $14,000 grant

For the second year in a row, the Chelsea Community Fair Board has received a matching grant that was used for upgrades to the fairgrounds. Last year, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development grant was used to put … Read more

Chelsea Community Fair flower gardens

Surely you’ve admired all those beautiful flowers that greet visitors at the Chelsea Community Fair, which are planted around all sides of the Service Center Building. Irwin Trinkle and Walt Zeeb get credit for early beautification efforts for grounds and … Read more

What’s at the Bushel Basket Market on Aug. 1

The Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market is open Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at the Chelsea Community Fair Grounds. Here’s what the vendors expect to have on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Kapp Farms: string beans, cucumbers, summer squash, kale, tomatoes, pattipans, … Read more