Leelanau News and Events

Leland’s Tusen Takk Artist Residence By Famed Architect Now Complete

By Emily Tyra | July 9, 2020

Geoffrey Peckham and Patricia Melzer, residents of the famed modernist architectural site in Leland called Tusen Takk, say the new artist’s space across the road ... Read More >>


After the 4th: Leelanau County's COVID-19 Update

By Emily Tyra | July 9, 2020

Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department (BLDHD) investigated a new cluster of positive COVID-19 cases in Leelanau County after the 4th of July weekend that includes several ... Read More >>


The Dunesmobiles: Where Are They Now?

By Ross Boissoneau | July 9, 2020

For 43 years, a series of Dunesmobiles carried joy riders across the sand at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Imagine rocketing across those monuments ... Read More >>


Sink or Swim: The County’s Food Truck Startups

By Emily Tyra | July 6, 2020

Catering jobs this summer all but vanished for these Leelanau County entrepreneurs due to COVID-19, so what did they do? Found a food truck and ... Read More >>


Property Watch: Nostalgic Family Retreat On Lake Leelanau

By Emily Tyra | July 6, 2020

This week’s watch takes us to a grouping of parcels on South Lake Leelanau that include two homes, a boathouse, outdoor tennis and shuffleboard courts ... Read More >>


Loma Farm and Little Fleet Owners Partner To Open Farm Club

By Beth Milligan | July 6, 2020

The owners of The Little Fleet and Loma Farm are partnering together to open Farm Club this month – a farm, restaurant, brewery, and marketplace ... Read More >>


Lighthouse's Annual Lobster Fest Is A Go For August

By Emily Tyra | July 6, 2020

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum staff will welcome guests to experience an East Coast tradition on the Third Coast, with an alfresco lobster dinner at ... Read More >>


Leland Gal Fights High Water With A Main Street Pop-Up

By Emily Tyra | July 2, 2020

Leland Gal’s shanty in historic Fishtown is battling a surge of high water, so shop owner Maggie Revel Mielczarek is pivoting to a pop-up outdoor ... Read More >>


Leelanau’s Wedding Season, Take 2

By Emily Tyra | July 2, 2020

Wedding dates are on hold till fall (or not?), downsized, or pushed to 2021. It’s suddenly a roller coaster for event venues, their proprietors and ... Read More >>


The Peninsula’s Newest Wine In A Can

By Emily Tyra | July 2, 2020

Yesterday Shady Lane Cellars launched two new wines plus a cider — each in cans — with a new brand called Brio. Just in time for ... Read More >>



Vintage 4th of July Exhibit On Museum’s Front Lawn

Stroll the the Leelanau Historical Society Museum’s grounds along the Leland River at 203 East Cedar Street to ...

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Boat To Fun, Safely, On Lake Leelanau

These Lake Leelanau and Leland River establishments make it possible for patrons to arrive by boat to ...

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Soak Up Leelanau’s Night Sky

An exhibit celebrating Leelanau’s dark sky opens July 16, 5-7pm at the Village Art Building, 301 North ...

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