Adrian City Band to try downtown Pavilion as a performance venue

The Adrian City Band is trying something new. Instead of its usual home in the Trestle Park bandshell, the all-volunteer band will perform at the Farmers’ Market Pavilion downtown for the rest of the season. The band performed at the Pavilion last week, intending it to be only a temporary change due to Trestle Park being flooded. But city administrator Shane Horn said he and band director Jim Rice received a lot of positive feedback from both band members and concert attendees, most of them saying that parking was easier downtown and acoustics at the Pavilion were better. Horn added that last week’s relocated concert also had very good attendance. Continue Reading


Family Calendar: Week of June 30, 2014

Here’s our weekly roundup of child- and family-friendly activities in the Adrian area. Have something to add? Email Terrific Tuesdays: This Tuesday at the Adrian Public Library, enjoy Library Lego Fun from 3 to 4 p.m. Suggested for students entering grades 1 through 5. Nature A to Z: Hidden Lake Gardens invites children ages 3-7 to explore the natural world through songs and crafts. Continue Reading

The Adrian City Band's first concert of the season is Thursday night.

Family Calendar: Week of June 16, 2014

Here’s our Family Calendar showing this week’s kid-friendly and family-oriented activities in the Adrian area. Sorry for the delay! Outdoor concerts: What better way to spend an evening as a family than with an outdoor concert in beautiful summer weather? The Adrian City Band kicks off its 2014 season on Thursday night from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Trestle Park pavilion. Bring lawn chairs or just sit on the grass by the River Raisin and enjoy the music. Continue Reading