Community Calendar

Check here for events at the BICC and all over Beaver Island. There are “posterboard,” agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

Want to see your event here? Send and email with the details to calendar@wvbi.net. Be sure to include a description, the date and time, any cost, whether reservations are necessary and the name, email address, postal address and phone number of a person who can be contacted for additional details.  All of this information may be included in the calendar entry we post.

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May 28 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
WoW 2017: 7:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Field Trips @ Dalwhinnie's Departure | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
7:30 am
The early field trips will begin at 7:30 a.m. Registered participants will be picked up at Dalwhinnie Bakery and Deli (see below) for small group transport to sites. Participants will be limited to 12 per field trip for all field trips on both Saturday and Sunday. Please prepare for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring[...]
WoW 2017: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Field Trip @ Beaver Island Community Center Departure
May 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
WoW 2017: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Field Trip @ Beaver Island Community Center Departure | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
For the 9:30 Sunday Morning Field Trip, registered participants will be picked up at Beaver Island Community Center (see below) for small group transport to th esite. Participants will be limited to 12 per field trip for all field trips on both Saturday and Sunday. Please prepare for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water[...]
WoW 2017: Penguins and Prions: Birds and Wildlife of the Seventh Continent @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
The continent of Antarctica is a fascinating, uninhabited land of ice and snow. Not a single land mammal lives here, although it boasts a rich collection of both bird and marine mammal life. Join Cathy Theisen on the trip of a lifetime to the bottom of the globe, and learn about the fascinating animals and the adaptations[...]
WoW 2017: Birding 101 @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
WoW 2017: Birding 101 @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
4:30 pm
Join Darrell Lawson for a beginning birding presentation at the Community Center. Darrell will cover field guide selection, optics selection, tips for learning bird songs, bird habitats, and identification pitfalls to avoid. Free and open to the public. Darrell Lawson began birding four years ago and developed an instant passion for our avian friends. He[...]
Jun 23 – Jun 25 all-day
How Beavers Can Save The World @ Tara's Meadow | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Join leading sustainability and place-based education experts for a weekend long eco-adventure on Michigan’s Beaver Island sponsored by The Beaver Island Music Festival, We Are The Forest, and Tara’s Meadow. Heralded as a “keystone species”, science and planetary solutions experts have begun to pay serious attention to the ingenuous methods of the mighty beaver. This eco-adventure[...]
Jul 16 – Jul 22 all-day
Museum Week
12:00 am
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Except for the Nature Walks, there will be no charge for any event. Of course donations are always appreciated.
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
Always a highlight of Museum Week, the CMU Boathouse open house presents the opportunity to see the facility’s 12 mesocosms (each a 250-gallon tank representing a small experimental aquatic ecosystem) that can be filled (when the lake is stratified during the summer) with warm nutrient-depleted water pumped from the surface of Lake Michigan or cold nutrient-rich water[...]
Jul 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Beaver Island Archaeology Night @ Print Shop Museum | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
3:30 pm
Meet Northern Michigan University Archaeologist Scott Demel behind the Print Shop Museum. He’ll kick off Beaver Island Archaeology night and share NMU’s Archaeology field school discoveries of what was uncovered and discovered about Beaver Island history. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Stories Written in the Stones @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stories Written in the Stones @ Holy Cross Catholic Church | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
Terri Bussey presents new research on cultural connections between early Native Americans and the Aaranmore Irish of Beaver Island: songs, legends, astronomy and stone structures.  You won’t want to miss this. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Wesley Andrews History Talk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wesley Andrews History Talk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Wesley Andrews, THPO & NAGPRA Officer for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians,will talk about the Native artifacts on display in the Print Shop Museum.  ​ Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Mackinac on Tour at Heritage Park @ Heritage Park | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 pm
Participants experience the past, touch artifacts and learn about colonial life in Michigan as costumed historical interpreters bring the fur trade and Straits of Mackinac history to life. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula: Booze and Bootleggers on the Border @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
Dr. Russell Magnaghi will present an evening talk about Rum Running on the Great Lakes.  He has taught state and local history at Northern Michigan University for 45 years with over 9,000 students in his classes, has authored over dozens of books and published over 100 articles dealing with U.P. and state history.  His latest book,[...]
Children’s Field Trip @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children's Field Trip @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
9:00 am
Children of all ages are welcome for this always popular event.  Field trip starts at 9 am from the CMU Biological Station’s main campus at 33850 East Side Drive.  Participants will return to the field station at approximately 12:00 PM.  We will have CMU Vans, and parents are welcome to drive and follow behind. Children’s  Field[...]
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail: People, Fish and Fishing @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
This presentation by Brandon Schroeder about the Great Lakes fishery reflects the story of people, fish, and fishing; and how we relate to aquatic ecosystems, biodiversity, water quality, and environmental change. The Great Lakes fishery is the thread running through all these aspects, serving as the gauge of resource sustainability and quality of life for[...]
Children’s Field Trip @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children's Field Trip @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
9:00 am
If you missed it Thursday, here’s another chance! Field trip starts at 9 am from the CMU Biological Station’s main campus at 33850 East Side Drive.  Participants will return to the field station at approximately 12:00 PM.  We will have CMU Vans, and parents are welcome to drive and follow behind. Children’s  Field Trips does not[...]
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Detroit Paranormal Expeditions Meet and Greet @ Heritage Park | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
Visit a booth showcasing Detroit Paranormal Expedition’s visits to various historical societies and other well known venues.  The public is welcome to stop by and share local stories.  The team will present the results from a May 9th visit to Beaver Island in the evening. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Detroit Paranormal Expeditions: THE BEAVER ISLAND EXPERIENCE @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
Detroit Paranormal Expeditions (DPX) researches and investigates reportedly haunted locations to help explain the causes of the phenomena experienced there. Their presentation will cover a May 9th visit to the island.  They will discuss the methodology used and data gathered, ultimately allowing the audience to arrive at their own conclusions. Their investigation is not intended to interpret[...]