Leelanau News and Events

Larry Mawby Wants To Help Solve Leelanau County’s Affordable Housing Puzzle. Here’s How.

By Craig Manning | Jan. 24, 2022

Meet Leelanau County’s newest player in the fight for affordable housing: Larry Mawby. Of course, if you reside in or near Leelanau, you already know of Mawby, or his namesake vineyard, famous for decades far beyond northern Michigan for its sparkling wine. But Mawby retired from winemaking two years ago and has since been turning his attention to other passions. In 2020, for instance, he worked closely with the Leelanau Conservancy to preserve part of his family’s homestead

Now, Mawby is setting his sights on a new adventure. He recently formed Peninsula Housing, a nonprofit that will undertake a Community Land Trust (CLT) effort throughout his home county. The ...

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Property Watch: Benzie’s Gwen Frostic Studio, Printing Presses & Acreage For Sale For $1.9M

This week we take a rare dip down into the hills of Benzie County, where Gwen Frostic’s ...

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Groomed Trails Plus (Outdoor!) Wine Events Popping Up In Leelanau County This Winter

A handful of Leelanau’s vineyard managers have added trail groomer to their many hats, and now that ...

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Today Monday, January 24, 2022

9:00 AM

"PaperWork"

This exhibition focuses on works on paper, & works made of paper. It runs Jan. 14 – March ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

"Woodland Studies"

A small exhibition of black & white photographs by Grand Rapids photographer Rodney Martin. The exhibition runs Jan. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Traverse Area Camera Club Competition Show

This recurring exhibition highlights award-winning photographs produced by members of the Traverse Area Camera Club (TACC). Opening reception ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Wood Carvings by Bob Ayala

Runs Jan. 3-29. Closed on Sundays. 231-331-4318. More Info >>

11:00 AM

2022 Guild Member Salon Show

A diverse assortment of work in a variety of media will be on display. Opening reception on Sat., ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Nathalie Miebach Exhibition

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Miebach’s exhibition, "Stay Healthy and Strong," features new installations & sculptures that she completed ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

The Finer Touch of Coloring - An Interactive Art Show

Runs Jan. 14-27. Artist Richard Stocker invites spectators to explore the possibilities of making their own art using ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

Meet with State Rep. John Roth

People in Grand Traverse County can meet with State Rep. John Roth & share their questions or concerns. ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Kid's Craft Lab: Mitten Mobile

Decorate a few mittens your way. Hang them on strings for a winter decoration. Sign up when you ... More Info >>

3:30 PM

Kid's Craft Lab: Mitten Mobile

Decorate a few mittens your way. Hang them on strings for a winter decoration. Sign up when you ... More Info >>

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