Category Archives: Bicentennial

LIVE from Macomb County….it’s the Bicentennial Torch Relay!

Anticipation is building for the 200-mile Bicentennial Torch Relay. Runners are getting warmed up, communities are readying torch hand-off locations and supporters are planning how they can cheer on the torchbearers. It’s certainly an exciting time in Macomb County. And … Continue reading

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200 years of hometown artists on display at the Anton Art Center

In celebration of the bicentennials of Mount Clemens and Macomb County, the Anton Art Center is hosting Art & Design in Macomb County & Mount Clemens, an exhibit of art, artifacts and design created by artists living and working in … Continue reading

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Cheer on your community during the 200-mile Bicentennial Torch Relay

To celebrate its bicentennial year, Macomb County will host a 200-mile, non-stop torch relay starting on June 21 and ending on June 22, kicking off the Mount Clemens’ fireworks celebration. Similar to the opening of the Olympics, this event will represent … Continue reading

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200 miles. 40 hours. 27 communities. 8 torches.

On June 21, all Macomb cities, townships and villages will come together to celebrate the county’s bicentennial year through a 200-mile, non-stop torch relay. Similar to the opening of the Olympics, this event will represent the strong spirit of our … Continue reading

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Stars, stripes and….figure skates!

Everyone loves a parade! And the annual St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade is certainly gearing up to be a good one, especially with the recent announcement of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan as a special guest. Let’s just say … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Cultural Center celebrates Macomb County bicentennial with new program series

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Macomb County, Macomb Community College presents Making Macomb: A Journey Through 200 Years, Feb. 28 through May 5, at the Lorenzo Cultural Center, which is on the college’s Center Campus in Clinton Township. The … Continue reading

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Plans underway for Macomb County’s bicentennial celebration

Next year, Macomb County celebrates its 200th birthday! Macomb County has a rich history. Many know about our bath house era right here in Mount Clemens, but there is so much more to learn, explore and share. For example, did … Continue reading

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