Here’s a look at all the stuff going on Friday, July 27 at the Sounds and Sights Festival that began Thursday, July 26, and ends Saturday, July 28. This is the festival’s 37th year.
10 a.m. Football player Nick Hill will be signing autographs and giving away free mini footballs to the first 50 children
11-noon Eric the juggler will perform
Noon-1 p.m. the Chelsea Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble
Noon-8 p.m. Art Market and demonstrations
1-2 p.m. the Chelsea High School Drum Line will perform
Tours of the Chelsea Teddy Bear Factory
Huron Valley Ambulance and Chelsea Area Fire Authority demonstrations
Sidewalk chalk contest
Tinsel hair booth
Hula hoops and tie-dyed T-shirt booths
Sand Art and face painting booth
Chelsea Children’s Co-Op duck pond
Food from Ellie’s Chocolate Café
Travis the Yo-Yo Kid
3-8 p.m. The Classic Car Show on East Middle, East and Harrison Streets
5-8 p.m. the Congregational Church will host a chicken broil on East Middle Street
6 p.m. social tent opens behind the Common Grill, and has a $5 cover charge. All ages welcome.
7-11 p.m. country night, live music from Whitney Morgan and the 78’s and Blue River Band
Visitors are also reminded to stroll around the downtown to see the juried sculpture walk that features 10 outdoor art pieces on pedestals and business will be open late, many with special savings for the festival.