Tickets on sale now for Beer Fest in a Bag

METAMORA TWP. — Back by popular demand is View Newspaper Group’s craft beer & wine fest — to go! Tickets are on sale now for Beer Fest in a Bag set for 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 28 at Metamora Golf & Country Club. For just $55 ticket holders receive a six pack of assorted craft beer, wine and […]

Lock in vendor space now for the Lapeer Community Spring Expo

LAPEER — The Lapeer Chamber of Commerce is still accepting vendor applications for the Spring Expo set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at CFI. Any business thinking of participating is asked to get their application in soon as there are just a few spaces left. The deadline for a business name to appear in the Expo […]


Spring has finally sprung in Lapeer County. What are your favorite ways to enjoy the season in our communities? Are there activities or events you look forward to? Tell us what you think by calling 810-452-2679 or emailing The County Press editor Jeff Hogan at

GQ Jazz Ensemble to play at The PIX

LAPEER — It’s time for some afternoon jazz at The PIX. A matinee performance of GQ Jazz Ensemble is coming to The PIX to close out the Center for the Arts Silver Series for the season. GQ will take center stage at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at The PIX. Described as a band that delivers a broad array […]

Pirate School is in session April 14

LAPEER — It’s a pirate’s life for some. The Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer is offering the community’s 8-16 year olds an opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a swashbuckling pirate with an exclusive Pirate School. Scheduled for 7 p.m. at The PIX Theater in downtown Lapeer on Friday, April 14, Pirate School features lessons on […]

Where’s the VIEW?

The first person to correctly identify what the photo is of and where it was taken will win a one-month subscription to The County Press. To submit your guess, call 810-452-2640 and leave a message with your name, phone number and your guess. Remember — be as specific as possible! To win the Where’s the View? photo contest, you must […]

American Red Cross schedules April blood drives

LAPEER — The American Red Cross has scheduled numerous blood drives during the month of April in and around Lapeer County. To schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To be eligible to donate blood, people need to be at least 17 years of age, be in good general health and […]

Game show benefit to raise money for Center for the Arts

LAPEER — The bright lights and big prizes of a game show are this year’s theme for the Center for the Arts (CFA) of Greater Lapeer’s annual benefit. The CFA will host The Game Show, a benefit for the Lapeer-based arts nonprofit organization, at 6 p.m. on April 1. The celebration will start at Gallery 194, with themed festivities, an […]

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One of the three major bond credit rating businesses recently downgraded the U.S. banking system from a stable outlook to negative and put six banks under review for a potential downgrade following the second and thirdlargest bank failures in U.S. history. The Biden administration has assured depositors they’ll be made whole from fees collected by the government from banks, not […]

Lapeer Community Spring Expo promises lots of free family fun

LAPEER — The Lapeer Community Spring Expo, set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at the Center For Innovation, will as always offer free admission. The Spring Expo features a wide variety of local business vendors, free fun activities, door prizes, product samples and give-away items that will provide enjoyment for guests of all ages. “There’s always […]

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