Upcoming Events

 Sara Swanson

Cider, donuts, corn mazes, fall colors, & Halloween in Manchester

Harvest time is here. From corn mazes, to cider and donuts; from roadside pumpkin stands, to a village-wide Halloween celebration, Manchester is packed with authentic fall fun. Visit historic Alber Orchard & Cider Mill, located 5 miles north-east of the village at 13011 Bethel Church Road. The orchard store, located in one of the several […]

 Sara Swanson

Free movie: Flight of the Butterflies

This month’s Awareness Series film is 2012 Canadian documentary, Flight of the Butterflies, which tracks the details of what is considered one of the longest known insect migrations: the flight of the monarch butterfly from central Mexico to the United States and Canada and back. The film, covering Dr. Fred Urquhart’s nearly 40-year-long scientific investigation into monarch butterflies, was directed and co-written by […]

 Sara Swanson

4th Annual Haunted High School

SRSLY Manchester is inviting everyone for some spooky, scary family friendly fun! They will be holding the 4th Annual Haunted Hallways event on Saturday, Oct 21 from 4-8 pm at the Manchester High School. Admission is $5 per person or $15 family. The costume contest begins at 5:30 pm. Organizers are still looking for volunteers. If you are interested […]

 Sara Swanson

State Representative Donna Lasinski holding Manchester coffee hour

Representative Donna Lasinski will be hosting a coffee hour Saturday, October 21st from 9:30-10:30 am in Manchester in the Village Room on the lower level of the Manchester Village Offices, located at 912 City Road in Manchester. Join her to hear an update from Lansing, ask questions and share your concerns or priorities. If you are unable to attend […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Freedom Childcare to host fall event

The Freedom Childcare Center will be hosting a “Fall Festival Fabulosa” on Sunday, October 29 from 2-3:30 pm. The center is collecting items for Faith in Action in Chelsea. There will be a scarecrow that can be dressed with hats and mittens, and a pumpkin to be filled with non-perishable food items for the Faith […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Freedom church to host dinner Oct. 26

St. Thomas Lutheran Church will host a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Thursday, October 26, from 5:30-7 pm at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 E. Pleasant Lake Road. All proceeds will go toward hurricane relief efforts. The all you can eat dinner includes drink and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and […]

 Sara Swanson

Change in location for Tuesday’s family history guild meeting

Manchester District Library’s Family History Guild will be hosting  renowned professional genealogist, Katherine Willson, on Tuesday October 17, 2017 at 7 pm at the Manchester District Library. Willson will be speaking on the topic of “Resources for Genealogical Research in Foreign Countries.” While originally the meeting was going to be held in the conference room next […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Fire prevention week: Every Second Counts!

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 am. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly. In a typical home fire, you […]

 Ray Berg

Phrenology, Ghosts, and burying grounds? MAHS meets Thursday

The Manchester Area Historical Society will hold its next general membership meeting on Thursday, October 12, 7 pm at the MAHS Kingsley-Jenter House, 302 E. Main. We’ll have a general update on ongoing activities and plans, followed by a program entitled “Manchester’s Old Burying Ground – Where Is It, Who’s There, What Happened? Phrenology, Ghosts, What […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Fright night at TCA features Manchester residents!

Celebrate Halloween with The Tecumseh Players, the TCA Big Band & VocalAires, and Tecumseh Youth Theatre as they present “Fright Night at the TCA.” The “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” will be presented as an old-fashioned style  radio show, complete with sound effects and music by the TCA Big Band & VocalAires, on Friday, October 20, […]

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