Leelanau News and Events

Updated County Plan Unlocks State and Federal Relief

By Art Bukowski | Feb. 23, 2024

An updated plan designed to expedite recovery in the case of natural disasters is circulating around the county for adoption by local municipalities.

And while the lengthy and robust Leelanau County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan does outline ways to minimize the impact of wind storms, blizzards, floods and much more, its arguably larger value is unlocking state and federal dollars to aid in recovery efforts.

“In order for a local municipality like a county, village or township to be eligible for certain types of grants, they must have a plan like this approved by the state and federal government,” Leelanau County Emergency Management Director Matt Ansorge tells The Ticker. “So ...

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No Leland Wine & Food Festival For 2024

Leland residents will have to wait for 2025 for the next edition of a popular local tradition. ...

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Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation Launches Survey For Leelanau Businesses

The Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation (LPEF) is seeking feedback from Leelanau County businesses to inform its future ...

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Northport Planning Commission To Talk Zoning Ordinance Redraft, Master Planning Kickoff

The adoption of an amended zoning ordinance and the kickoff of a new master planning process: The ...

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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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Property Watch: Snowbird For Sale

This stunning home has been wowing (and comforting) visitors for more than three decades as the Snowbird ...

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Today Saturday, February 24, 2024

9:00 AM


The rescheduled opening reception for this exhibit takes place on Feb. 2 from 5-7pm. "Happy" features the work ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Tree Of Life -- An Exhibit

TC artist Mary Fortuna explores the Tree Of Life - Connecting The World in this mixed media installation. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Barbara Reich Exhibit: Art in the Library"

This exhibit features a select collection of Barbara's original paintings that focus on still life & snow. Runs ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Art Exhibit: Kati Rosenbaugh & Lynn Stephenson

Enjoy contrasting visual arts mediums & styles - each taking inspiration from the beauty of northern Michigan. The ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey & Treatment Training

Join ISN to learn about how to protect & manage your ecologically important hemlock trees on your own ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Indoor Farmers Market

More than 35 vendors offer a variety of items from farm fresh eggs, meats & cheeses, to fruits, ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Journey Through Abstraction

This group exhibition of diverse abstract art will open with a reception on Fri., Feb. 23 from 5-7pm. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Winter Guided Hike

Join Grand Traverse Conservation District staff for a guided hike on the trails of Brown Bridge Quiet Area ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Coffee with a Cop

Join Officer Fryczynski of the North Boardman Response Team & others from the TCPD. Coffee provided courtesy of ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Hemingway in Comics

This exhibition presents a new, more complicated way to look at Hemingway: a man, an artist, & a ... More Info >>

11:00 AM


Professional ice sculptor Matt Cooper will be showcasing his skills with a live demo. Local (amateur) teams will ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Northland Weavers & Fiber Arts Guild's 50th Anniversary Exhibition

The exhibition runs Oct. 20 - March 3 & includes the work of 27 current & past members. ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Illustrations

This exhibition includes original illustrations from Caldecott Medal recipients & from "runnerup" Honor books, as well as other ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

Snowshoes, Vines, & Wines

Explore the trails at Black Star Farms Suttons Bay & then warm up with mulled wine, soup or ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Gallery Walk +Talk

A guided walk-and-talk through Glen Arbor Arts Center's new exhibits, "Happy" & "Tree Of Life | Connecting The ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Doom as Fuel for the Future

Presented by Inland Seas Education Association. The intended outcome for attendees is to feel confident having supportive conversations ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, & the Beast, a young prince ... More Info >>

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Leelanau County Administrator Deb Allen To Step Down

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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

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