Jul06

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in MICHIGAN!

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in MICHIGAN!

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Michigan! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in August 2017!

Jun02

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ lands at the Croswell

 ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ lands at the Croswell

The Croswell Opera House in Adrian will kick off its summer season with the musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” which opens June 10 and runs for three weekends.

“It’s a great family story full of imagination,” director Julianne Dolan said. The show is based on the children’s book by Ian Fleming and the 1968 movie musical of the same name.

 

May01

Oldest theater in Michigan to reopen after yearlong renovation

Oldest theater in Michigan to reopen after yearlong renovation

The Croswell Opera House in downtown Adrian is reopening its doors after undergoing extensive renovations for the past year.

The Croswell, named for a former governor of Michigan who helped build the theater, first opened in 1866. The League of Historic American Theatres lists it as the oldest in the state. It has been in continuous operation for 151 years.

May01

The entertainment starts Monday of race week at MIS

The entertainment starts Monday of race week at MIS

BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 1, 2017) — Michigan International Speedway is adding to the fan entertainment value in 2017. Guests will want to arrive extra early this season to take advantage of all the options that are available.

MIS has added week-long entertainment to all the campgrounds and to the race weekend with special programing and performances throughout the New Holland Fan Plaza.

Apr26

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s unforgettable Michigan International Speedway moments

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s unforgettable Michigan International Speedway moments

Dale Earnhardt Jr. rocked the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series on Tuesday when he announced that he is retiring.

Apr13

One fan to win a customized 2017 Ford Mustang GT

One fan to win a customized 2017 Ford Mustang GT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 12, 2017) — Michigan International Speedway, FireKeepers Casino Hotel and Ford Performance have partnered to create a lifetime memory for one fan. One lucky fan will be able to build a customized 2017 Ford Mustang GT and have it delivered to their local dealership. This FireKeepers Casino Ford Mustang GT Sweepstakes is thanks to three great Michigan Companies working together.

Mar06

Dueling Pianos comes to Tecumseh

Dueling Pianos comes to Tecumseh

Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) is preparing for its fourth show in this year’s International Touring Season. Their next show features New York, NY Dueling Pianos on Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 pm.

This comedy-based dueling piano show is always a fun, high-energy party-in-a-box! The pianists will sing and play everything from Jimmy Buffet to Garth Brooks and Katy Perry to Lady Gaga and even Metallica – and, of course, everything in between! But most importantly, the show is all about the audience. It's a clap-a-long, sing-a-long, crazy fiesta with roasts, drinking songs, toasts, and hi-octane comedy.

Mar06

The Croswell's entire 2017 Broadway Season now on sale!

The Croswell's entire 2017 Broadway Season now on sale!

Tickets for all of the shows in the Croswell Opera House’s 2017 season went on sale this morning, Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 9 a.m.

The 2017 Broadway Season includes five full-length musicals and the premiere of a new work by Michigan playwright Terry Hissong.

Mar03

The Simon Konover Company Touches Lives in Four States

The Simon Konover Company Touches Lives in Four States

Adrian, MI and West Hartford, CT – February 6, 2017 – Ninety-six (96) employees of The Simon Konover Company (TSKC) logged in more than 300 volunteer service hours during the two week period of January 16-27, 2017 as part of The Simon Konover Company Day of Giving Back program.

The Holiday Inn Express Adrian and the Super 8 Adrian, Michigan, which are both owned and managed by affiliates of The Simon Konover Company, participated in the program. Twenty-one (21) associates representing the two hotels contributed 84 volunteer hours at The Daily Bread in Adrian, Michigan.

Mar03

HubFest comes to Lenawee County!

HubFest comes to Lenawee County!

When the League of Michigan Bicyclists began exploring the possibility of launching a new one-day event, they asked me to investigate three locations around the state, and to evaluate the merits and limitations of each. The case for Adrian was overwhelming.

Jan11

Downtown Tecumseh's 8th Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

Downtown Tecumseh's 8th Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

Get out and have some fun this winter! There’s always a variety of events on the calendar year-round in Tecumseh.

Jan06

Comedian Ben Bailey Comes To Tecumseh, Michigan

Comedian Ben Bailey Comes To Tecumseh, Michigan

You’ve seen him on Discovery Channel’s television show Cash Cab and NatGeo’s Brain Games as well as on Comedy Central and The Late Show but now you can see him live at Tecumseh Center for the Arts on Saturday, January 21 at 7:30 pm.

Ben is most recognized as the host of Cash Cab, and his stand-up has been seen on Comedy Central Presents and his first one hour special “Road Rage and Accidental Ornithology”. Ben has made appearances on 30 Rock, MADtv, The Late Late Show, The Tonight Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and Law & Order to name a few. Most recently, Ben Bailey released his one hour stand-up comedy special “Ben Bailey Live and Uncensored.” He really lets loose in this landmark performance that truly lives up to its name. WARNING: This is not Cash Cab. Ben uses bad words. Ben asks no Trivia questions. Ben gives away no money.

Jan06

New Year. New Brand. New Name.

New Year. New Brand. New Name.

Adrian, MI - January 5, 2017 – The official destination marketing organization for Lenawee County, Michigan, is proud to announce the launch of a new brand identity. What was previously known as the Lenawee County Conference & Visitors Bureau will now be called Visit Lenawee, with the organization also implementing a new logo design and long-term vision.

Dec12

Dark Sky Preserve at Lake Hudson State Recreation Area

Photo Credit: Synecdoche Design Studio in Ann Arbor

Have you or your kids been able to see the Milky Way recently, or ever? Is light pollution making only a fraction of the stars viewable where you live? If you answered yes to these questions, it’s time to head to Lake Hudson State Recreation Area’s Dark Sky Preserve in
Clayton, Michigan, which is right here in Lenawee County.

Dec01

Exclusive offer to celebrate with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson

Exclusive offer to celebrate with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 1, 2016) — Michigan International Speedway has teamed up for a special ticket package with seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 18 and the Pure Michigan 400 on August 13.

Fans have the opportunity to meet seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson with during an exclusive Q&A session. And while Johnson is collecting his hardware this week at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards in Las Vegas, fans can secure their spot at MIS next year by purchasing tickets at www.mispeedway.com/johnson or by calling 800-354-1010.

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