Upcoming Events

 Sara Swanson

Family Trivia Night 2017

The Manchester Community Schools Foundation  has announced Family Trivia Night 2017.  This fund-raising event will be held on Friday November 10 at 6 pm at the Freedom Township Hall, located at 11508 E Pleasant Lake Rd. The MCSF is looking for trivia questions to be used at the event and for teams to participate. Money raised from the […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester District Library November events

submitted by the Manchester District Library Weekly In-Stitches Crafting Group: Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, & 29, 2017; 6:30pm-7:30pm This weekly program is for anyone who would like to drop in and work on a crafting project in the company of other dedicated and knowledgeable crafters. Most of the group knits, so if you are […]

 Sara Swanson

Halloween in the Village

Tomorrow Manchester will celebrate Halloween! Trick or treating runs from 5 to 7 pm in the Village. Community groups will be handing out free caramel apples in the gazebo in Wurster Park on Main Street, along with offering pumpkin bowling. To ensure this Halloween is safe for your children, the Sheriff Dept. has offered the […]

 Sara Swanson

Library to hold BIG 2-day book sale

Manchester District Library’s Friends group will be holding a BIG two-day book sale on Saturday, November 11th from 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, November 12th from 1 to 5 pm. Although the Friends run an ongoing book sale within the library on special shelves, the community has been so generous in their donations that […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Ballet Chelsea to perform The Nutcracker

Ballet Chelsea is proud to present the 20th Anniversary performance of The Nutcracker in December, 2017. A new collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra adds to the excitement by bringing music and dance together for three performances in Jackson and Washtenaw counties, raising the visibility of the arts in both communities. This collaboration draws on the talents […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Benefit concert set for Riverfolk Music & Arts

The Palooka Brothers, otherwise known as America’s (OK, greater Millbrook’s) favorite all-timey string band, will be performing a benefit concert at the home of Mark and Carol Palms 20415 Bethel Church Road, on Friday, Nov. 17 from 7-10 pm, with opening acts by Charly Markwart and Steamboat (Alden & Tomas). Tickets are available on Eventbrite for just […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Diubles plan fall fund-raiser

Lilly and Abby Diuble (along with parents, Scott and Angela!) invite the community to their Diuble Family Vision fall fundraising event, which this year is called “Color My World,” and will be held at 6 pm on November 11, in Building A at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. The event will include a catered meal, live and silent auctions, […]

 Sara Swanson

Cosplay “The Carrier” event THIS Saturday

A new Halloween event for this year has been in the works since August. The details have been finalized, special guests have RSVP’d and original memorabilia has been obtained! This Saturday, October 28, Crazy Cosplay Cinemas, with the support of Manchester District Library, will present a free showing of the locally made film, The Carrier in […]

 Sara Swanson

DQ holds last day of the season fundraiser for Community Resource Center TODAY

Today, Monday, October 23, Manchester’s Dairy Queen will open one last time before it closes for the season, and it is for a good cause! The DQ is for holding a fundraising event for the Manchester Community Resource Center from 2 – 8 pm. Stop by and buy something delicious. No expenses will be taken out […]

 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 […]