Polka Returns To Sounds & Sights Festival On Saturday Afternoon





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From Bridget Favre

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events is pleased to announce The Kielbasa Kings Polka Band will be returning to the 42nd annual Sounds & Sights Festival  in downtown Chelsea, just 14 miles west of Ann Arbor. Presented by Rick Taylor of Reinhart Real Estate, the weekend event features national and regional live music acts, local food and brew, classic car show, chalk art contest, and multiple activities for all ages.

Saturday, July 28, the Social Tent will feature The Kielbasa Kings from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.  The Dearborn based polka band performs contemporary and traditional polkas, waltzes and obereks, instrumentally and sung in Polish and English.



Located in the parking lot behind The Common Grill restaurant, the social tent has free admission from 1 to 5pm. Beer and wine will be for sale to those aged 21 and over with valid identification.

A food court, featuring Srodek’s Campau Quality Sausage Co., is adjacent to the social tent’s entrance on West Middle Street.    In addition to polish food, the food court offers a variety of food from The Incredible Kettle Krab, Thompson’s Pizza, Amie Jo’s Elephant Ears, Chelsea Kiwanis Food Truck, Smokehouse 52 BBQ, and The Common Grill.

The social tent will briefly close at 5pm and reopen at 6pm with a $5 dollar cover to the festival’s ‘Dance Party’featuring Root Doctor followed by the return of the dance crowd favorite, FiftyAmpFuse.

For a complete line up of music events, the chalk art contest, and the art market, visit www.chelseafestivals.com.

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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