Upcoming Events


This Week Is the 70th Annual Manchester Community Fair

The 70th Annual Manchester Community Fair, “The biggest little fair in Michigan”,  will be held June 17-21, 2014. Gate Admission will be $5.00 All Day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday and Thursday and Friday until 4pm. After 4pm on Thursday and Friday, Gate Admission will be $8.00. Children 8 years and under get free admission all […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Churches Team Up to Offer Vacation Bible School – Beginning June 23

St. Mary’s Church, Emanuel Church, Manchester Methodist Church, and Sharon Methodist Church will be hosting a Vacation Bible School for preschoolers – 8th graders.  It will be held June 23, 2013 – June 26, 2014, from 6:15 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at the Emanuel United Church of Christ which is located at 324 West Main […]

 Mike Austin

CAS Teaching Fellows to Present Chamber Music Series

As a part of the Cultural Art Strings (CAS) summer day camp, the CAS has hired four Fellowship students to teach. The fellowship program is made possible through a grant by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.  In addition to teaching, the Fellows will present three chamber events along with CAS faculty. Daniel […]

 Sara Swanson

Touch an Emergency Vehicle at the Fair

Have you ever wanted to get up close and sit in the driver’s seat of a fire engine and pretend you’re on the way to put out a fire? How about an ambulance? Or sit in a police car? A BIG Tow Truck? Your opportunity is coming up at the 70th Manchester Community Fair. Manchester […]

 Sara Swanson

Worth Repeating to Celebrate 10 Years with Open House

On Saturday June 21st, Worth Repeating, the non-profit community resale shop in the Manchester Mill, will celebrate its 10th anniversary. The celebration will include cake and (non-alcoholic) sparkling wine for Worth Repeating customers and volunteers. Everyone is invited to stop in to join the festivities. In 2004, Sharon Curtis envisioned a community resale shop in Manchester […]

 Sara Swanson

Zeemo the Yo-Yo Man to Help Library Kick-Off Summer Reading!

The end of the school year in sight means the Manchester District Library is gearing up for another summer of fun. This year’s Summer Reading program will kick-off June 13th at 2pm in the Village Room. Zeemo the Yo-Yo Man will be on hand to entertain with his skillful yo-yo tricks and zany humor. Sign-up for summer […]

 Sara Swanson

Used Book Sale/ Bake Sale at the Library, Sun June 8th

On Sunday June 8th, from 1pm to 4pm, the Friends of the Library and the Manchester Ladies Society are teaming up to give you the chance to browse the used book sale while enjoying cookies and drinking tea. The Friend’s on-going book sale, which is located on the second floor, will have been newly restocked […]

 Ray Berg

Manchester Community Business Expo Coming Thursday, June 5

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its seventh annual Community Business Expo on Thursday, June 5, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM along Adrian Street in downtown Manchester. The Expo is held in conjunction with the weekly Thursday Farmers Market. A number of local businesses, non-profit community service organizations, and school organizations will have […]


Manchester CRC/Chamber Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser Saturday, June 7

The 11th Annual Manchester Golf Outing Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 7, at Hills’ Heart of the Lakes Golf Course in Brooklyn. This annual fundraiser combines fun and camaraderie with the raising of funds to meet community needs here in Manchester and is sponsored jointly by the Manchester Community Resource Center and the Manchester […]

 Sara Swanson

Memorial Day Parade, TODAY at 11am

Manchester’s 2014 Memorial Day celebration will start with an 11am parade through the village. Children who will walk in the parade should meet at the Dairy Queen at 10:30am.

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