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 Ray Berg

Sesquicentennial updates part 5

Continuing from our previous four articles in prior weeks, we continue with various details on the upcoming Manchester Sesquicentennial Celebration: 1. Sesquicentennial Brochure Available On-Line and Print We have completed our Sesquicentennial information brochure, a tri-fold containing the background of the Sesquicentennial, events schedule, products and services available, our Sesquicentennial sponsors to date, and links […]

 Sara Swanson

Medicinal Plants Walk scheduled for Sharon Hills Nature Preserve

Saturday, August 5th is already jam-packed with events, but if you are looking for something a bit different than Run Manchester, the Street Festival, or Sesquicentennial fun, ten minutes north of the Village that morning, the Legacy Land Conservancy will be holding a medicinal plant walk in their Sharon Hills Nature Preserve. Land Steward Allene Smith will lead […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Enjoy unique music this Thursday at the gazebo!

The Corn Potato String duo will be our featured guests on the Gazebo stage this week. This is another of this summer’s “don’t miss” concerts! Bringing “the eyes and ears” of traditional American String music to communities across the US, Canada, India, Europe, and Mexico, Aaron Jonah Lewis and Lindsay McCaw are dedicated to bkeeping old-time fiddle […]

 Sara Swanson

St. Mary to offer Alpha Course this fall

This fall, St. Mary will be opening its doors to the community of Manchester as it offers its first Alpha Course. St. Mary’s Director Religious Education, Melissa Yekulis explained, “Alpha Courses are designed for anyone interested in learning about Jesus and God. You do not need to have prior knowledge of any religion to attend, […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Ladies Day plans fun for all women at the fair

One of the enduringly popular events at the Manchester Community Fair each year happens on Saturday morning, from 10 am to noon. And it’s reserved especially for the women of the community! Ladies Day has changed and evolved over the years, but one of the staples of this fun time is the “goodie bags” and drawings for […]

 Sara Swanson

MHS student & bassoonist, Cozette Cecconie to bring unique concert to Manchester

submitted by John Woodford, Washtenaw Community College Band Thanks to Manchester High School senior Cozette Cecconie, two prominent musical ensembles will present a joint free concert in the high school auditorium, 20500 Dutch Dr., at 7:30 pm, Thursday, July 27. “I play bassoon in the Washtenaw Community Concert Band in Ann Arbor,” Cozette says, “and […]

 Ray Berg

Sesquicentennial updates part 4

Continuing from our previous three articles in prior weeks, we continue with various details on the upcoming Manchester Sesquicentennial Festival: 1. Sesquicentennial Event Tickets and Merchandise Now Available! We are pleased to announce that River Raisin Antiques and Mercantile, 138 E. Main Street, is serving as a central point to purchase Sesquicentennial event tickets and […]

 Sara Swanson

Western Days at Sharon United Methodist Church

Sharon United Methodist Church invites everyone to come out on Saturday, July 22, from 4 – 8:30 pm for a special afternoon of fun, worship, food and country music. The event will feature an outdoor worship service presented by Western Days Ministries, reasonably priced ‘chuck wagon’ style food, lasso lessons, a branding demo, face-painting, and a free concert by recording […]

 Sara Swanson

2017 Manchester Community Fair schedule

 

 Sara Swanson

Town hall meeting on Manchester’s downtown development scheduled

Do you have questions about Manchester vacant storefronts? Do wonder what can be done to bring new businesses to the community and keep them here? Are you interested in what new businesses studies show we could actually support? On Wednesday, August 16th, at 7pm, the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Development Authority have tentatively scheduled a joint town hall-style meeting at the […]