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OTCA Annual Meeting Old Town Strong

Tuesday, February 1st

Join the Old Town Commercial Association for our annual meeting to update our community on how the association did last year and what we will do next year.  Celebrate the strength of Old Town merchants and residents. Thank you to Urban Beat for hosting this event. Presentation of awards at 7:30 p.m Register here, https://otca.wildapricot.org/event-4608425 

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Chocolate Walk

Friday, February 25th

For the seventh 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! Each ticket for this event will receive a two pound box to fill with chocolate, a punch card and a map of participating businesses. Don't miss out on your opportunity to explore Old Town and get some delicious chocolate from our shops. 150 total tickets ...

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Chocolate Walk

Saturday, February 26th

 For the seventh 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! Each ticket for this event will receive a two pound box to fill with chocolate, a punch card and a map of participating businesses. Don't miss out on your opportunity to explore Old Town and get some delicious chocolate from our shops. 150 total tickets ...

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Chalk of the Town

Saturday, June 4th

Get ready for a day of vibrant art and fun in the streets of Old Town! Come out to watch local artist make our streets a little more colorful. Beginning in the morning artists will take to the streets creating masterpieces on their assigned piece of sidewalk using chalk only. The creations will be completed by the afternoon when the judging will commence.

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Art Feast

Saturday, August 20th

Old Town's Art Feast returns again! The arts and craft festival is from 10-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 on Turner Street in the heart of Old Town. Artists of all mediums are invited to apply for space. Goods must be homemade (no MLMs). More information will come out in the spring.

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The Old Town Commercial Association (OTCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Lansing’s Old Town through socioeconomic development, promoting Old Town and its businesses, historic preservation, business recruitment, community outreach, and educating the public through our exciting walking tours. Rich and vibrant streetscapes provide a gateway to our livable, walkable and family-friendly community. Residents of Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods are invested and engaged in the success of the Old Town community.

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December 12, 2021

Opportunity Arts “12 Days of Holidays”

Experience the Holidays with Opportunity Arts:The “12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series will include a live holiday concert at one of Lansing’s most beautiful & historic buildings in Old Town, an indoor arts market at another beautiful & historic building, this one in Downtown Lansing, Community Caroling at Rotary Park, a poetry showcase, a […]

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December 8, 2021

“12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series Dec. 13th-24th

Opportunity Arts “12 Days of Holidays” Art Event Series. There will be 12 art events in 12 consecutive days from Dec. 13-24 throughout Lansing. The series will feature the Capital Regions’ most talented professional artists, & arts programming designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. There will be a Holiday Concert at the Turner-Dodge [...]

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December 7, 2021

Ugly Sweater Shop Till You Drop Hop

Join us in your Ugly Sweater for late night shopping on Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight. Get your UGLY on and let's have some fun! Late night shopping 6-midnight in Old Town. Participate in the Ugly Sweater competition to win a huge Old Town Gift Certificate basket. Participating businesses: Twiggies Mother [...]

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November 28, 2021

Old Town Commercial for the Holidays December 2021

Lift Up Local in Old Town Lansing for the Holidays. Check out our commercial for the 2021 holidays. https://youtu.be/zzGscyFgw8o 

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November 28, 2021

Winter Towns Holiday Fest

Winter Towns Holiday Fest Saturday, December 11, 2021 This holiday season Michigan Premier Events is giving you the premier holiday shopping experience in Old Town, REO Town and Downtown Lansing. Join us in a holiday experience with our local downtown districts to shop for your last minute gifts, dine and support local businesses for the [...]

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