Upcoming Events

 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 […]

 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, […]