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Let Chelsea be your Happy Place this Holiday Season. Lift your spirits while shopping at the 16th Annual Wine, Women & Shopping Event. This year WWS takes place over two days. Learn more about what participating merchants are featuring at this link  


Participating merchants will make your seasonal shopping easy with genuine customer service and an abundance of cheer. You will experience an impressive display of unique gift items, ranging from custom-designed jewelry, pottery, clothing, accessories, holiday decor, garden decor, soap, skincare, fresh floral arrangements, appliances, candles, new inventory, fall meal ingredients, snacks, pop-ups, and so much more. 


Chelsea restaurants will provide a warm welcome while you are out and about shopping. They will be serving up seasonal beverages, wine, beer, and specialty cocktails. You will find tasty menu options for a quick bite, lunch or dinner, and of course, dessert!  It is recommended you check prior to making plans because the  pandemic has left many restaurants short staffed resulting in curtailed hours. 


In addition to all of the great shopping, dining and beverages, fun things that will be occurring during this year’s WWS include: 


Chelsea District Library (CDL) is partnering with #scm to feature their new makerspace called the "Ingenuity Engine". During WWS, CDL will be offering custom made coasters created with their new laser cutting machine, and will be giving away the coasters to the first 20 people that sign up for a class or demonstration. Visit their website for more information:


CDL also invites you to stop by the library and check out their librarian curated display of great books on wine and cooking and leave with your next recipe idea! 

Chelsea’s Social District has been extended through Jan 2. Participants include - Jetts, Zou Zou’s, The Ugly Dog & The Grateful Crow.  Not familiar with Chelsea’s Social District, follow the link to learn more What You Should Know About the Chelsea Social District.  


The Chelsea Comfort Inn will be offering a discounted room rate of $81.75/night during the month of November - guests can book online before 11/15/2021 by calling the hotel at (734) 433-3000 and mention you are attending WWS.  


$250 Gift Card  - Complements of  Mykala Mortgage & Planning. A drawing will be held on Saturday, November 13 at 6 pm at The Garden Mill. Entry forms will be available at each of the participating shops and restaurants. The lucky winner will redeem the Gift Certificate at participating businesses.  


Ballet Chelsea Nutcracker Tickets - 5 sets of 2 adult tickets, will be awarded to 5 lucky entrants. Ballet Chelsea’s Nutcracker performance will be at the George E. Potter Center, on December 11 & 12.  Entry forms will be available at Merkel Furniture and Carpet One, and Kitty Face.   


SculptureWalk Tour, November 13 at 2 pm. SculptureWalk Chelsea is celebrating its 12th year with 16 new sculptures gracing the streets and parks of Chelsea. The exhibit features top regional artists who bring contemporary art at no cost to Chelsea area visitors and residents. Interested in taking a tour? Please contact Crystal Scott, Visual Arts Coordinator at 


Faith In Action - There will be two drop boxes for FIA Donations to collect nonperishable food items and paper products. On Saturday there will be a donation box at the Chamber Tent in front of Palmer Automotive on Main Street, and at Agricole, both Friday and Saturday. 


Be sure to visit the shopchelseamich website to find the listing of all participating shops and restaurants and their featured items during WWS. It is recommended you check prior to making plans for meals, because the  pandemic has left many restaurants short-staffed, resulting in curtailed hours. Most restaurants have online ordering. Participating restaurants  can be found at  


Because business hours vary, you can find participating businesses at this link. Contact them directly to check their hours during the event.  


During this holiday season, please be patient and kind, and support your local business and community. Several businesses require masks to be worn while shopping. 

Wine, Women & Shopping


Is just around the corner -November 12 & 13

Thank you Mykala Mortgage Planning for being a Local Lender who supports Local Businesses!

For more information, listen to The Lucy Ann Lance Show's segment on Wine, Women & Shopping below!

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About #Shopchelseamich

A group of independent business owners who possess entrepreneurial spirits have joined forces and created #shopchelseamich. This collaborative team includes a network of 35+ Chelsea merchants and restaurants who have participated in and promoted Wine, Women & Shopping, Chocolate Extravaganza, and Sidewalk Sales events over the years. 


These business owners focus on keeping the community vibrant by providing reasons for people to shop in Chelsea with distinctive products and services. According to the American Independent Business Alliance, the multiplier effect is the boost to your local economy that results from locally-owned independent businesses, owners, and employees spending business revenue in the region.


  • A proven 48% return to the community occurs when you spend locally, versus a 13.6% return when shopping chain retail. 

  • Shop at local farmers market, support small wine and liquor stores, and frequent independent restaurants.  Because an impressive 65.5% returns to our community when you eat at a local restaurant versus a chain.

Chelsea is a picturesque city located in a thriving community with an abundance of shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreation. Stroll the streets and shop the shops, take in a play, explore the SculptureWalk exhibit, and grab a bite to eat. 15 miles west of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and 24 miles east of Jackson, an easy exit off I-94 and M-52 North. 


For a listing of the participating merchants click here.

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