Leelanau News and Events

New Distillery Tasting Room Gets Public Hearing In Elmwood Township

By Craig Manning | April 15, 2024

A craft distillery in a northern Michigan winery setting: That’s the basic idea behind Bay View Distillery, a new business from the owners of the Leelanau County event venue Bay View Weddings at Gallagher Farms. The project, which has already been partially approved, will get a public hearing tomorrow (Tuesday, April 16) in front of the Elmwood Township Planning Commission. If given the green light, owners say their new tasting room could be open to the public within the next year.

Located in Elmwood Township between Cedar and Greilickville, Bay View Weddings at Gallagher Farms opened as a wedding and event venue in the spring of 2019, touting its scenic ...

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Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Tax Scams In Leelanau County

With Tax Day just days away, the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office is warning county residents to be ...

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Local Collaborative Launches Leelanau Housing Survey

A group of local organizations is seeking public feedback about how to approach the housing shortage in ...

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Opening Days: Your Guide To Leelanau Seasonal Businesses And Their Spring 2024 Comebacks

It’s that time of year again! While this winter sometimes felt an awful lot like spring, real ...

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Local Businesses Marking Earth Day With Highway Cleanups

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'Labor of Love:' Crib Restoration Enters Final Phase

The finish line is in sight for those who have spent several years rehabbing an iconic structure ...

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Today Tuesday, April 16, 2024

3:00 PM

Tech Tuesday: iPad Basics

Bring your iPad with login info & your questions. No pre-registration required. More Info >>

3:30 PM

Smart Money MI Kids Read

PCL Teams up with TBA Credit Union to emphasize financial smarts for kids. 231-223-7700. More Info >>

4:00 PM

Spanish Speaking Cohort

This is NOT a Spanish class; just a chance to enjoy conversations with other Spanish speakers. More Info >>

5:00 PM


This exhibition takes a collective look at our intimate relationship to the plant kingdom. Driven by our community of ... More Info >>

5:00 PM

Media Literacy 101/Mis & Dis Information

Presented by the LWVGTA. Learn how to tell if the information we receive can be trusted. Discussion will ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

FOLTL Poetry Night

Featuring a Basic Songwriting Workshop with Siusan O'Rourke. Explore the difference between spoken poetic rhyme & lyric writing. ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

NCTA Grand Traverse Chapter - April Meeting

Learn when, where, & how to avoid ticks in Michigan, with an emphasis on those that transmit Lyme ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Queer Tales Book Club

Chat about books that are by &/or about LGBTQIA+ people. Reading is not required, & everyone is welcome. ... More Info >>

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Sweetwater Evening Garden Club Speaker & Meeting

The guest speaker will be Amy Hartzog from TART Trails of TC. Amy's program will be on the ... More Info >>

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