Leelanau News and Events

Party for the People: Leelanau UnCaged Is Saturday Sept. 24

By Lynda Twardowski Wheatley | Sept. 23, 2022

There’s a brief moment at the end of each September Up North, after the summer crowds have fled our beaches and before the autumn leaf peepers flood our two-lane highways, when we weary locals get to take a much-needed pause.

We step away from slinging those pizzas, pouring those drinks, plumping those pillows, and finally, cease our dizzying quest for that rare fair-weather species, the proximate parking spot. 

That moment is this weekend—10am to 10:30pm Saturday, Sept. 24, to be exact—when up to 7,000 descend on the county’s biggest party by and for locals: Leelanau UnCaged.

The brainchild of Northport’s Andy Thomas, who hosted the first Leelanau UnCaged in ...

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Property Watch: Little Cabin (And A Big One) In The Woods

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On The Ballot: A Proposed Dedicated Millage & Independent Governance For Leelanau Township Library

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