Leelanau News and Events

Where Do Leelanau County's Homebuyers Come From?

By Craig Manning | Feb. 8, 2023

What percentage of Leelanau County’s homes are bought by out-of-towners? As the local real estate market has grown more competitive in recent years – particularly during the pandemic – more and more locals have started wondering about the answer to that question. Between non-local investors buying houses and converting them into short-term rentals, COVID-era transplants relocating to the region, and snowbirds who own Leelanau-based summer homes but head for warmer climates when the mercury drops, year-round local residents may find themselves competing with more non-local buyers than they realize when it comes to finding a house in Leelanau County. Just how much competition they are facing, though, has mostly been ...

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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

The Leelanau Ticker is back with a look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls ...

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What’s Next For The Leelanau Township Library?

What happens when a library goes independent? Leelanau Township residents are going to learn the answer in ...

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Property Watch: Don’t SCIP This One

For the iconoclast, the person who’s looking for something unique and unconventional, yet sound and attractive. This ...

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Property Watch: Lakeside Living

Inside and out, this home was built for living large. The open floor plan in the 2,800 ...

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Virtual Learning, New Investments Making News at County Schools

Are students finally back en masse in Leelanau classrooms? And what of the teacher and staff shortage ...

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Today Thursday, February 9, 2023

9:00 AM

A Feral Housewife

An exhibition of collages by Leelanau County artist Mary Beth Acosta. Runs Jan. 6 - April 21. Acosta ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Telling Stories Exhibit

This juried exhibition about the power of visual storytelling runs Jan. 13 - March 23. The GAAC's exhibitors ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture"

Featuring works of all types & known for including inventive & whimsical pieces by local & regional artists. ... More Info >>

10:30 AM

Kid's Craft Lab: Love Bug Garland

String up a little love for Valentine's Day. Sign up when you reserve your attendance at the Museum. More Info >>

11:00 AM

"A Rich History: African American Artists from the Muskegon Museum of Art"

This exhibit highlights the growing legacy of important African American artists from the Muskegon Museum of Art's permanent ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Entangled: Paper Sculptures from Etching Prints by Dorothy Anderson Grow"

Dorothy Anderson Grow's multi-layer etching prints are on display in this solo exhibition that runs from Jan. 6 ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"US"

Teresa Dunn's solo exhibition is a collection of her recent narrative painting series that brings voice to stories ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Vitality and Continuity: Art in the Experiences of Anishinaabe, Inuit, and Pueblo Women"

This exhibit celebrates some of the critical roles Anishinaabe, Inuit, & Pueblo women fulfill in their families, their ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Occupied Spaces: Work by Justin Shull

In his solo exhibition "Occupied Spaces," Michigan artist Justin Shull presents a series of personal meditations on the ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Phantasmagoria Art Exhibition for the Weird and Wonderful

Featuring a huge display of the work of local artists. Special reception dates of Feb. 11 & March ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Storytime for Bigs

Families with preschool children are invited to join Mr. Andy for engaging stories & movement. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Traverse Area Camera Club: 2022 Award Winners

Exhibition featuring stand-out work by the Traverse Area Camera Club. More Info >>

1:00 PM

Kid's Craft Lab: Love Bug Garland

String up a little love for Valentine's Day. Sign up when you reserve your attendance at the Museum. More Info >>

3:00 PM

A Toast to Artist Jerry Gates

Twisted Fish Gallery & Mari Vineyards present the abstracted landscapes of artist Jerry Gates. Enjoy the opening reception ... More Info >>

3:30 PM

Kid's Craft Lab: Love Bug Garland

String up a little love for Valentine's Day. Sign up when you reserve your attendance at the Museum. More Info >>

4:00 PM

Benzonia Academy Lecture: “Revisiting The Sinking Of The Ann Arbor #4 100 Years Ago”

This program, offered by the Benzie Area Historical Society, will be presented by car ferry historian Tim Foster. ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

"The Inheritance Part 2 (Selections)"

Presented by Parallel 45 Theatre. Decades after the height of the AIDS epidemic, "The Inheritance" tells the story ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

"The Laramie Project"

In 1998 Matthew Shepard, an openly gay college student, was brutally beaten & left to die on the ... More Info >>

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