General Guide – Issue XXXI – April • May • June 2018 – Local Food Edition

General Guide XXXI – the Local Edition for April-May-June 2018 was delivered in the Morning Star shopper newspaper to homes in Albion the weekend of March 31, 2018.   T  It was also delivered to homes in Marshall as an insert in the Ad-Visor & Chronicle.   The Guides will also available at participating businesses. The Local Food Edition of the General Guide features information about local food, connected communities, live entertainment, seasonal gardening, outdoor events such as 5K runs, bicycle rides, and more.

Look inside your Morning Star this weekend to get a copy of the General Guide XXXI for all homes in Albion and rural Albion. This special doublewide issue features local food, music, and community events from Albion, Marshall, and Battle Creek. This is the first seasonal Guide in a new format with calendars on the inside covering April, May and June, 2018. The Guide will also be distributed to homes in Marshall in the
Ad-Visor & Chronicle. The circulation of this issue will exceed 15,000 thanks to the support of local businesses.

The Local Food Edition of the General Guide covers farmers markets in Albion and Marshall, and why buying local helps the economy of our area. The Guide mentions community gardening, events, destinations, and commemorations. The General Guide calendars have music events including Marshall Public Schools concerts, Albion College concerts, Blues at the Bohm, Battle Creek Symphony, the Marshall Rotary Band concerts and Blues Fest. Fun things for kids include $1 matinees during the week of Spring Break, Free Days at Kids ‘N’ Stuff museum, and Memorial Day parades. Graduations for Marshall Public Schools, including Marshall Opportunity High School and KCC are covered in the May calendar.

 

International holidays such as Cinco de Mayo and Fête de la Musique are listed.

Albion Week begins with Mother’s Day, which has roots in Albion, including a Michigan Historic Marker. Albion Week includes a Ride the River Bike Ride on Monday, May 14.  And Spring into Arts in Battle Creek takes place on Friday of that same week.

The Albion French Market takes place the second Saturday of June. Juneteenth celebrations for both Albion and Battle Creek are planned for the Saturday before Father’s Day. The opening of Binder Park Zoo, the Free Museum Day in Marshall featuring all eight of Marshall museums, the Battle Creek Cereal Festival and Prayer Breakfast are some nearby events on the calendar. There are 5K runs listed from Albion and Battle Creek. There are also Cruise-ins listed for Jackson, and notes about the upcoming Field of Flight in Battle Creek, which starts the last week of June.

The events are conveniently included on the printed General Guide calendars that can be posted to refrigerators as reminders and decoration for spring. There is a banner of the growing season, with icons of the connected communities along I-94 between Battle Creek and Jackson.   The best thing about the General Guide are the Google calendars online with links to official information about each event, and a directory to area calendars for many destinations and organizations. The Google calendars can be synced with personal device calendars for handy access to fun things to do locally. Visit GeneralGuide.net for information on education, events, entertainment, progress, cultural sharing and tourism. Learn about highlights in each community and how to post information about community events to local calendars.

 

Please support the participating businesses listed on the Guide who make the free publication possible.  If your business would like to be included in the General Guide, please contact us by clicking here.

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