Leelanau News and Events

Suttons Bay's First Conservancy Natural Area Opens Today (And You Can Walk To It From The Post Office)

By Emily Tyra | Sept. 30, 2020

Leelanau Conservancy’s newest natural area — a hiking, birding, and snowshoeing trail on 50 acres once slated for a subdivision — officially opens to the public today (Wednesday, Sept. 30). The David & Phyllis Stites Natural Area is on Broadway, .2 miles up the hill from the post office in Suttons Bay.

Leelanau Conservancy's Communications Director Claire Wood tells the Leelanau Ticker, “Its proximity to Suttons Bay is exciting — we don’t have as many natural area properties here on the eastern side of the county — but what I’m most thrilled about is the community aspect and the fact that it’s walkable from the village.” She adds that ...

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High Water, Mussels And Good Harbor Bay Hot Topics At 2020 Virtual Freshwater Roundtable

The 13th Annual Freshwater Summit is on, with a robust series of roundtable sessions to be held this ...

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Need Something To Go Well In 2020? Go Fishing In Leelanau

Lower-than-average salmon numbers, rising water levels in the Great Lakes, shoreline erosion, and months of high winds ...

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Today Thursday, October 1, 2020

10:00 AM

2020 Virtual Membership Show

Presented by Jordan River Arts Council. Includes all media. Runs July 26 - Oct. 3. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Bellaire Downtown to Display Detroit Institute of Art Outdoor Exhibits

Will be displayed July 19 through late fall, 2020. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Monthly Themed Craft/Activity Kits

Available the first of each month for children, families, tweens/teens & adults. No registration required. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Open Call for Art: "Tree of Art"

Create anything to help decorate a white tree with white lights. It does not need to be related ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Roll & Stroll for Arts for All of Northern Michigan

This all inclusive & accessible Art Walk runs Oct. 1-15. View local art work. Take photos of five ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Paint Outside the Lines"

This art exhibit by Christi Dreese showcases her abstract style & oil landscapes. More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Power Tools Exhibit" & "Art in a Time of Coronavirus | A Postcard Response"

Sept 11 - Nov. 5. Power Tools is a multifaceted, juried exhibition built on the belief that the ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Annual All Media Juried Exhibition

Runs Sept. 18 - Oct. 23. This year's juror is Eden Ünlüata - Foley, MFA, MA, associate professor ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Hunt for the Reds of October

Explore & discover great red wines of Leelanau Peninsula. Takes place weekdays during Oct. Tickets are $25 per ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Open Call for "Those Who Teach"

Deadline to apply is 1/15/21. Exhibit featuring the artwork of Michigan's Visual Art Educators. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Out of Context: Objects Redefined

The Assemblage of Gary Carlson, Sept. 4 - Oct. 6. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Color Catchers: Kathleen Carpenter, Marilyn Hoogstraten, Kathy Silbernagel, Babs Young

Color Catchers invites you to appreciate the impact & mystery of color through the work of these photographers. More Info >>

12:00 PM

One, Together Exhibition

This exhibition explores collaboration, collectivity & togetherness through creative practice. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Traverse Area Camera Club Competition Show 2020

Each spring the Traverse Area Camera Club hosts a photography competition for club members. Photographs are peer-reviewed at ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Mathias J. Alten: An American Artist at the Turn of the Century

The German-born American Impressionist Mathias Joseph Alten, often referred to as the Dean of Michigan painters, is regarded ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy

This exhibit celebrates Michigan’s modern architectural design history from 1928-2012. It is comprised of over 50 photographs by ... More Info >>

5:00 PM

Harvest Moon Party

Enjoy bonfires & the full Harvest moon on the patio. There will also be treats, fortune teller readings ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society Meeting

Via Zoom. Glen Chown, executive director of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, will share the history of land ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

"On the Basis of Sex"

A 2019 American biographical legal drama film based on the life & early cases of Supreme Court Justice ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Asylum After Dark Experience: SOLD OUT

Step back in time at TC’s slightly creepy formal psychiatric hospital at Cottage #30, which is still in ... More Info >>

8:00 PM

Films on the Field: "Hocus Pocus"

Moviegoers will purchase a seating area for $50 in advance which will allow them up to a maximum ... More Info >>

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