Actor Jeff Daniels grew up in Chelsea where he established the renowned Purple Rose Theatre some 20 years ago. They create many original plays and feature lots of Michigan talent. Currently showing is the world premier of Gravity, a fascinating play about Isaac Newton by local playwright David MacGregor. Check out their apprenticeship program, backstage tours and schedule here. While in town, you can stay at the Chelsea House Victorian Inn, eat at The Common Grill, tour the Jiffy plant and delight in the Chelsea orchestra! It's definitely a great getaway weekend.