Upcoming Events

 Marsha Chartrand

Historic band to celebrate Sesquicentennial at the Gazebo

The Dodworth-Saxhorn 19th Century Brass Band will bring Manchester its historic sounds on Thursday night at 7:30 pm at the Gazebo in Wurster Park, as part of the Sesquicentennial celebration. In addition to the concert, the evening’s events will include the Manchester Farmer’s Market at Wurster Park from 3:30-7 pm, the Emanuel United Church of […]

 Sara Swanson

State Rep. Lasinski to present on conservation topics in Freedom Township

Our State Representative, Donna Lasinski, will be presenting “Protecting our water and land – a view from Lansing,” Monday, September 11, from 7 to 9 pm at the Pleasant Lake Property Owners Association Fall Meeting at the Freedom Township Hall, located at 11508 E. Pleasant Lake Rd. The public is invited to attend and to take the opportunity to ask questions […]

 Sara Swanson

Guide to Manchester’s Sesquicentennial Celebration Week Activities

This year, Manchester is celebrating the 150th anniversary of it’s incorporation in 1867 with a week-long celebration the first week of August. Planning for this week long celebration has been overseen by the Sesquicentennial Committee, made up of members representing separate event committees themselves, meeting monthly beginning last January. Centered around the Annual Run Manchester […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Songwriters’ night at the Manchester Gazebo

Two talented, homegrown singers and songwriters will appear together this Thursday night at the Manchester Gazebo. Natalie Mae Palms and Billy King, both beloved local singers, will combine their music, voices, and instruments as they perform their unique folk/roots sound to an appreciative hometown audience. Natalie, a graduate of Manchester High School, now is a resident […]

 Sara Swanson

Journey Around the World Band Concert THIS Thursday

Submitted by Shirley Cafmeyer, President WCC Concert Band The 70-piece Washtenaw Community Concert Band (WCCB) will present a joint band concert titled “Journey Around the World” with the Blue Lake International Southern Winds on Thursday, July 27, 7:30 pm in the Manchester High School Auditorium. The Southern Winds, a symphonic wind ensemble from Blue Lake […]

 Sara Swanson

Raptors coming to the Library THIS Friday

This Friday, July 28th, from 6 to 7 pm, the Manchester District Library will be hosting the Leslie Science Center in the Village Room, on the lower level of the library located at 912 City Road. This event is open to the public and free. No registration is necessary. While the event is geared toward children, it […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Bridgewater Days set for this weekend

An old/new tradition in beautiful downtown Bridgewater returns this Saturday, July 29, for the sixth annual (recent) Bridgewater Days. The event was brought back to the tiny community five years ago after a long hiatus by Bridgewater Bank owners Christina Spensley and Sarah McClintock, and will celebrate the many things this community has to offer. […]

 Sara Swanson

Masonic Lodge Annual Golf Outing

Manchester’s Masonic Lodge will host its 3rd Annual Golf Outing at Gauss Green Valley Golf Course in Jackson on Saturday August 5th!  Tee time is 9 am. This is will a shotgun start with scramble style play for 4 person teams. The Lodge still has openings for teams to sign up. The cost is $75 per person which includes green fees, a cart, […]

 Sara Swanson

SASHA Farm Humane Fair

SASHA Farm Animal Sanctuary, located at 17901 Mahrle Rd will be holding their annual SASHA Farm Humane Fair on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from noon to 4 pm with lunch served from 1 – 3 pm. This is a great way to learn more about SASHA Farm and how you can help animals , both […]

 Sara Swanson

Chicken Broil THIS Thursday

The 64th Manchester Chicken Broil is happening this Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm. Meals are $10 if purchased at the Broil but tickets can be purchased $9 still through Wednesday at Comerica Bank, Frank’s Place Restaurant, Gistinger & Gistinger Law Office, Keith’s Barber Shop, Manchester Market, Manchester Pharmacy, Manchester Village Offices, Marti’s Salon, Pyramid Office Supply, Sutton Agency, Old National […]