Chelsea News and Blog

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The Purple Rose Theatre Announces 2016 – 2017 Season!

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will continue its strong tradition of producing world premieres and theatrical favorites for its 2016-2017 season. Artistic Director Guy Sanville poses the question, “Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time? Our 26th season is an enchanting mix that […]

 
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Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights 2016 Summer Concert Series

Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights kicks off June 9 and runs every Thursday through August 18, showcasing a variety of music, dance, comedy, and family entertainment. Now in its 12th year, the outdoor concert series is recognized for its mixture of music from jazz to country to indie rock and more.  […]

 
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Smoke & Ale Fall Festival – BBQ Contest, BeerFest, Live Music and Cornhole Classic Tournament

BBQ Contest, BeerFest featuring Michigan brewed beer, Live Music and the Annual Smoke & Ale Cornhole Classic Click here to add 2016 Smoke & Ale Fall Festival to your calendar – October 8, 2016. Chelsea, Michigan’s annual Smoke & Ale Fall Festival and BBQ Cook-off Contest will take place Oct. 8, 2016 at the Chelsea […]

 
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Memorial Day Parade in Chelsea, Michigan

Take time to honor our Soldiers on Memorial Day For those of us who are lucky enough to be enjoying the long weekend with friends and family, please take a moment to pause and reflect on the importance of Memorial Day. Attending Chelsea, Michigan’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony is […]

 
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Chelsea Spring Expo celebrates 10th anniversary

Saturday, April 16th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chelsea, Michigan is a great place to live, work, and play. This is highlighted every year at the Chelsea Spring Expo where people of all ages spend a fun day enjoying music, art, and learning a little bit more about our […]

 
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2016 Midwest Literary Walk Showcases Stellar Lineup

The Chelsea District Library is excited to announce the return of their popular event – the Midwest Literary Walk. Back for its 8th year, this year’s walk will showcase nationally-lauded authors and poets at various venues throughout downtown Chelsea. The event will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 1-5pm and is free […]

 
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month – Discover ways to volunteer in Chelsea

Chelsea, Michigan is a strong, active community that enjoys a variety of nonprofits, organizations and groups. But no matter what their size, goals, or purpose, each one of these groups has one thing in common: they rely heavily upon their volunteers for success. April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and it’s […]

 
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The Purple Rose Theatre presents world premiere: Gaps in the Fossil Record

A practical joke turns into an exploration of what we pass down through the generations Gaps in the Fossil Record, a world premiere by Michigan-born playwright Matt Letscher, is the next play slated to appear at The Purple Rose Theatre Company as part of its 25th anniversary season. When Jane brings home […]

 
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Chelsea District Library’s 2016 Authors in Chelsea Program to Showcase Three Notable Children’s Authors

The Chelsea District Library will hold its 7th annual Authors in Chelsea event on Wednesday, March 30 and Thursday, March 31, 2016. This two-day event brings three nationally known authors to present assemblies and workshops on writing in Chelsea schools. The library is also holding a special evening Meet the Authors […]

 
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Chelsea Festivals Seeks Artists, Musicians, Entertainers and More for 2016

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events is accepting talent and artist applications for three summer events: Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, Chelsea Art Market, and Chelsea Chalk Art Contest. Auditions for Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights Apply electronically through March 9, or audition in person on March 21 Celebrating its […]