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Great Art and Delicious Food at ArtFeast

August 16, 2018
Old Town is known for its support of the artist community through all the cool shops, galleries and the home of MICA. It is also getting well known for its great food. So why not have ArtFeast, an event that celebrates both?! On Aug. 18 join over 30 artists as they display their uniquely beautiful creations...
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Save the Date: Not Your Opa’s Oktoberfest is on Oct. 5-6

August 15, 2018
It may still be hot outside, but in Old Town we're getting ready for fall and the 2018 Oktoberfest. It's certainly not your Opa's Oktoberfest and has a little bit of the traditional and a little bit of what only Old Town can offer — with music, games, food and beer. Besides the traditional Oktoberfest...
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Business Spotlight: Old Town Rehabilitation Collaborative

August 14, 2018
The Old Town Rehabilitation Collaborative is a partnership between O’Connor Occupational Therapy Services, PLLC and Health Consumer Physical Therapy. Both place a strong emphasis on patient and family education and fit perfectly in a building that has been carefully renovated and re-purposed for medical, health, and wellness practices - the Old Town Medical Arts Building....
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Renegade Theatre Festival returns to Old Town!

August 10, 2018
Renegade Theatre Festival returns to Old Town for lucky season 13! From Aug. 16-18 they will feature staged readings of 16 N.O.W. plays — new works by artists from around the country. Visit their facebook page to find out more about where and when to check out some great new theater!

Meet the OTCA Board

July 12, 2018
The Old Town Commercial Association Board of Directors is made up of Old Town business and property owners and area residents who love Old Town. Members are elected to three-year terms during the OTCA’s annual meeting in February. Board members strive to benefit the community in a number of ways, from fundraising to sitting on numerous...
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Business Spotlight: Friedland Industries

July 12, 2018
Friedland Industries has been at the same location on Maple Street since 1886. It was started by David F. Friedland. He became a prominent citizen in Lansing and in fact was chosen to get one of the first telephone lines. It is currently owned and operated by the fourth generation of the family. 1 million...
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Scrapfest 2018

July 11, 2018
What can a skilled team of artists do with 500 lbs of scrap metal they collected in two hours and had two weeks to create something really INCREDIBLE?  You will be amazed, amused and overwhelmed by these masterpieces of creativity, innovation and craftsmanship. This is the 10th year of this Old Town favorite. You can...
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Business Spotlight: Zoobie’s is Turning 5!

June 14, 2018
Head over to one of our favorite local watering holes, Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern, this Saturday and help them celebrate their 5th anniversary! The Zoobiesversary Patio Party starts at 3 p.m. on June 16 and will feature live music, games, prizes, and spectacular food and booze! Not only will you be able to indulge in...
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Discover Blooms & Beyond at Garden and Patio Tour

June 14, 2018
The Old Town Design Committee and OTCA is presenting the 3rd annual "Old Town in Bloom and Beyond, Patio and Garden Tour" on Saturday, July 7, from 12-6 p.m. Over a dozen beautiful patios and gardens will be open to the public. Join us to hear the stories behind them and get a glimpse of beautiful...
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Spring Cleanup Rescheduled for May 22

May 19, 2018
Apologies for the late notice, but we are postponing our Old Town Spring Cleanup date due to impending rain and storms. We are rescheduling for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to plant flowers and mulch. If you have any questions or would like to take part, please contact Shannon Murphy at shannon@oldtownmainstreet.org. Thank you for understanding and I'm sorry for...
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