Sounds & Sights Sponsorship Opportunities

With event planning in full swing, the Chelsea Area Festivals and Events committee is busy raising funds to support Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights.  The free, open-air concert series is performed in downtown Chelsea, located 14 miles west of Ann Arbor.

Now in its thirteenth season, Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights kicks off June 8 and runs every Thursday night through August 17,  2017.  These laid-back concerts are known for their variety of music, dance, comedy, film, and family entertainment.

“As with all nonprofit events, fundraising is an essential part of Sounds & Sights,” commented event co-organizer Craig Common.  “We are trying to get the word out that each person’s gift really makes a difference, and allows us to put on a first class, free event.”

There are several sponsor levels for business, individuals, and families. This year all sponsors who donate $250 and above, will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a case of wine per month for a year or a trip for two to Napa Valley, California sponsored by Trinchero Family Estates.

This year’s winner of the trip will be drawn at a special “Sponsors Wine Tasting” in July at The Common Grill. This private event is for Bronze level sponsors and above, and will feature Trinchero Family Estates wines and an appetizer buffet prepared by Chef Craig Common. This year’s honored guest is Karen Cakebread, owner of Ziata Wines, who will be releasing all new wines at the event.

Sponsorship packets are available online at, or by calling Bridget Favre at 734-355-1323. Sponsorships must be received by April 15, 2017 to be included in marketing collateral.

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and all sponsorships/donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. All proceeds will go to support Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights in downtown Chelsea.

For more information call 734-474-9178.