Upcoming Events

 Sara Swanson

Cub Scouts holding food drive for Manchester Family Services

Manchester’s Cub Scout Pack 421 would like your help in supporting Manchester Family Services this holiday Season. They will be collecting nonperishable foods, personal care items & cleaning supplies (please no glass or expired goods). Manchester Family Services will be distributing all the goods collected to members of our community on December 16 at their annual “Christmas Shop.” The Scouts will be […]

 Sara Swanson

Free movie: Miracle on 34th Street

 Sara Swanson

Tecumseh Pops Orchestra & Community Chorus to present Annual Holiday Concert

The Tecumseh Pops Orchestra & Community Chorus will present their Annual Holiday Concert, Christmas Memories, at 4 pm, Sunday, December 3, at the Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA), 400 N. Maumee in Tecumseh. This fantastic group of instrumental musicians and vocalists includes Manchester residents Michelle Senkewitz, Susan Armour, and Paula Denton, and will be led by Pops […]

 Sara Swanson

High School DC trip Buffalo Wings fundraiser

Manchester Schools 8th and 9th graders are currently fundraising for their upcoming Washington DC trip. On Wednesday, November 29th, everyone is invited to eat at Buffalo Wild Wings located at 1247 Boardman Rd in Jackson for lunch, dinner, or a snack. On this day, 20% of purchases will be donated to the Manchester Schools DC […]

 Sara Swanson

Crazy Ca$h is happening one more year!

Because of renovations planned for the Borek-Jennings Legacy Event Center that will make it impossible to hold Kiwanis’ Crazy Cash there, organizers searched for local venue large enough to hold it. Failing to find one, they nearly made the decision to not hold Crazy Cash this year. But last week they received the news that Borek-Jennings […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Community Schools Drama Club presents…

  Gram Hawley and granddaughter Cindy Lou run the general store in Happy Hollow, deep in the Ozarks, but there is a new highway coming through and that means Happy Hollow soon will be dynamited off the map. It’s discovered Gram’s property contains the biggest store of natural gas ever, and a couple of crooks […]

 Sara Swanson

Wednesday deadline to register for Christmas in the Village contests

Christmas in the Village will be happening the first weekend in December again this year and will feature the return of well-loved events like the craft shows, Co-op Preschool chili cookout, Kiwanis Lunch with Santa, and the lighted parade, as well as some brand new events like an outdoor house decorating contest, downtown business window […]

 Ray Berg

Caramel Apples, Christmas in the Village and Christmas Home Tour!

By Ray Berg The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is busy with annual seasonal events, and the first one was a big success! The Chamber is pleased to host and organize these holiday fun-filled activities for families in Manchester, and look forward to you being a part of them. Caramel Apple Event The Caramel Apple Event […]

 Sara Swanson

Christmas Home Tour tickets on sale

While you’re out enjoying Christmas in the Village on December 2, make sure you save time to go on the 8th Annual Christmas Home Tour. This year six homes are featured on the tour; most, if not all, were built before 1900. One of the homes featured is the old J.A. Goodyear house at 115 […]

 Marsha Chartrand

The Great Cyclone of 1917 – Historical Society Meeting November 9

The Manchester Area Historical Society will hold its monthly general meeting on Thursday, November 9, 7 pm at the Kingsley-Jenter House, 302 E. Main. All are welcome to attend. Our presentation this month reflects on the 100th anniversary of the “Great Cyclone of 1917,” which struck areas of Sharon and Freedom Townships on June 6, 1917 […]