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Canceled Events

August 2, 2020
Several Old Town Festivals canceled due to COVID ArtFeast  Old Town Commercial Association has made the difficult decision to cancel ArtFeast 2020 scheduled for August 22. We appreciate your understanding and are looking forward to hosting ArtFeast again in 2021. If you are interested in being a vendor in 2021, please stay tuned on both...
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Experience Old Town Event

August 2, 2020
Experience Old Town Event  Come experience Old Town for the day on August 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! This one day event is an opportunity to visit our great shops and businesses, enjoy some of our amazing restaurants and do it all safely in a way that is comfortable for you. Whether you...
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OTCA seeks Executive Director

February 16, 2020
The Old Town Commercial Association seeks a full-time executive director. Interested candidates should email resume and a cover letter to apply@oldtownmainstreet.org Old Town Commercial Association Executive Director Job Description Position Overview: The Old Town Commercial Association board of directors seeks an executive director who can continue the growth and revitalization of the Old Town, Lansing corridor. Old...
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Join us for the Old Town Annual Meeting & Winter Mixer Feb. 6

January 24, 2020
By Shannon Murphy, OTCA Board Member Come help us celebrate another great year in Old Town! The 2020 Old Town Annual Meeting/Winter Mixer is Thursday, Feb. 6 from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Town Marquee, 319 Cesar E. Chavez Ave.The event is free and open to the public. Bring your friends and join us for an evening of food, drinks, a silent auction...
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Old Town Chocolate Walk

January 24, 2020
by Sarah Arrendondo, OTCA Volunteer For the sixth year, we are hosting the Old Town Chocolate Walk! Come explore some of Old Town's businesses, shops and restaurants and pick up some gourmet chocolate along the way. The event will be held on Sunday, February 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Each ticket for this event will receive a two pound...
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Lumberjack Festival returns to Old Town Feb. 29

January 24, 2020
by Jamie Schriner, OTCA Volunteer We've got an extra day in February, which means you have no excuse for not coming out and flexing your lumbery muscles at the 3rd annual Brrs, Beards & Brews: A Lumberjack Festival, taking place on Saturday, February 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Old Town Lansing's forest, otherwise known as the 1200...
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Blocktober Party coming to Old Town

September 25, 2019
We are putting a new spin on one of our favorite festivals, Oktoberfest, by turning it into Michigan's largest block party - Blocktober Party. Blocktober Party runs from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 and 2 -10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 on Turner Street in Old town.  Here’s what you can expect (both new and old):...
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Chocolate Walk is Back!

January 9, 2019
This year’s event will be on Sunday, Feb. 10. We will welcome more than 250 attendees to the neighborhood to gather more than two pounds of chocolate and treats from Old Town businesses. Participants pick up their chocolate box and map from the OTCA office to start and walk through the historic neighborhood, gathering a...
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Join us for the 2019 OTCA Annual Meeting on Feb. 6!

January 9, 2019
Please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 6 as we kick off another great year in Old Town — and thank you, our supporters, volunteers and sponsors at the 2019 Old Town Annual Meeting and Winter Mixer. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. at the Old Town Marquee, 319 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. It is free and...
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From the Desk of the Director Featured in OTCA Newsletter in 2019

January 8, 2019
Hello!  I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and were able to spend some time with family and friends. Moving into the new year, we are introducing a new feature in the newsletter: “From the Desk of the Director." This will be an area that will cover pertinent information regarding Old Town...
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