Chelsea News and Blog


2017 Midwest Literary Walk showcases nationally recognized authors and poets

The Chelsea District Library (CDL) is excited to announce the return of Midwest Literary Walk for its 9th year on Saturday, April 29 from 1-5pm. This event showcases nationally recognized authors and poets at venues throughout downtown Chelsea and is free and open to the public. The 2017 lineup begins […]

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Chelsea Spring Expo Celebrates Earth Day, Art, and Volunteerism on April 22

The 11th annual Chelsea Spring Expo will be held on April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer some great activities to celebrate Earth Day including a free educational wildlife show at 1:00 p.m.! Based in Michigan, the Wildlife Safari Company has offered hands-on, natural science programs […]

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Ballet Chelsea to present classic and contemporary performances from local choreographers in “Limitless” on April 22

A dance experience for everyone to enjoy Ballet Chelsea is pleased to present Limitless, a mixed repertory performance featuring classical and contemporary choreography, on April 22, 2017 at 2pm at the Chelsea High School Performing Arts Complex. Dance and music lovers of all ages will enjoy Limitless’s wide range of original choreography set […]


The Purple Rose Theatre presents 100th play: Vino Veritas by David MacGregor

The Purple Rose Theatre Company celebrates its 100-play milestone by bringing back an audience favorite, Vino Veritas, by Detroit playwright David MacGregor. The play, which MacGregor describes as “a dark comedy about the truth—how some people need it to survive, while others need to avoid it at all costs,” runs […]


Chelsea High School’s Company C Hosts 2017 Showcase of Choirs

Chelsea’s own Company C, under the direction of Steven Hinz, presents its annual winter choral and dance extravaganza, Showcase 2017,  on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Chelsea High School Auditorium. Chelsea’s award-winning high school performance ensemble will be joined by choral groups and show choirs from around the state of Michigan in this spirited evening of music and dance. […]


Ballet Chelsea presents premiere performance of “Giselle” on March 11-12, 2017

Ballet Chelsea is proud to present its premiere performance of the full-length, classic ballet, Giselle. Under the direction of Artistic Director Wendi DuBois, this two-act, hauntingly romantic ballet will leave you spellbound. Surrender your heart as Ballet Chelsea’s talented dancers present the tale of Giselle, a gentle peasant girl who dies of […]

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Shake off the winter blues at the 2017 Chocolate Extravaganza in Chelsea, Michigan

Annual Chocolate Extravaganza returns on Feb 11, 2017 Valentine’s Day. It’s coming. Whether you’re a romantic, a cynic, or a reluctant celebrator, you are likely to embrace the one aspect of the holiday that remains constant year after year – chocolate. So ingrained is chocolate in our collective mindset that […]


Chelsea’s Annual Chocolate Extravaganza

Michigan Valentine’s Day Events | Chelsea’s Chocolate Extravaganza Eat chocolate and shop til you drop at this winter event in Chelsea. Chocolate in its infinite varieties will be at the heart of the Chocolate Extravaganza in Chelsea, Michigan. Sample chocolate treats, shop, dine and enjoy!  Participating stores throughout Chelsea will offer chocolate […]


Chelsea House Orchestra kicks off its 20th year with high energy Hometown Show on January 28

Chelsea House Orchestra kicks off their exciting 20th year celebration with the much-anticipated annual Hometown Show on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Chelsea High School. This hugely popular annual performance draws fans from southeastern Michigan, and gives local audiences a chance to see why CHO has been in […]


The Purple Rose Theatre presents “Smart Love” – Where artificial intelligence meets love

The Purple Rose Theatre Company presents Smart Love, a world premiere play by Grosse Pointe, Michigan native Brian Letscher Smart Love is the darkly comedic story of a brilliant young man struggling with his father’s sudden death and the revelation that his parents’ marriage wasn’t everything he was led to […]