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 19 – May 21 all-day
Transformational Self Love Yoga Weekend @ Beaver Island Lodge | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Take advantage of an All Inclusive Yoga Weekend at the Lodge featuring TIFFANY LENAU from YOGA ROOTS in Petoskey. Your whole world changes when you choose to be kind to yourself. Once we see ourselves as perfectly imperfect we can make room for total self – acceptance.  It’s simple to gain confidence and self-respect by[...]
BI Birding Trail Warblers on the Water Events @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 26 – May 28 all-day
BI Birding Trail Warblers on the Water Events @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Kick of Summer 2017 on Memorial Day Weekend with Warblers on the Water and the Beaver Island Bird Trail.  Registration will be available at the Birding Trail website  in late Januray 2017.  Enjoyed by novices and experts alike, the Beaver Island Birding Trail has been recognized nationally and is available throughout the year.  The head-end[...]
PABI Summer Solstice Dinner @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm
PABI Summer Solstice Dinner @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
In accordance with tradition, on the date of the Summer Solstice, the Preservation Association of Beaver Island thanks its donors with a dinner prepared by its board. If you’ve made a donation in the last year, you’ll receive an invitation by mail. If you’ve made a donation, but don’t receive an invitation please call the[...]
Beaver Island Bike Festival @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day
Beaver Island Bike Festival @ Various  Locations on Beaver Island | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
The Beaver Island Bike Festival is your chance to experience the unique unspoiled beauty of Lake Michigan’s most remote island in a fun festival atmosphere. Bikers will ride at their own pace and enjoy incredible scenery, island monuments, historic sites, the famous Mo-mosa Stop, picnic lunch right on the beach, BBQ buffet at the Shamrock[...]
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[...]
Vacation Bible School @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Vacation Bible School @ Beaver Island Christian Church | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:00 am
Vacation Bible School on Beaver Island is a summer favorite, too.  Details to come, but these are the dates.
Independence Day Parade @ Downtown Beaver Island
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Independence Day Parade @ Downtown Beaver Island | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
2:00 pm
Our nation’s birthday is celebrated on Beaver Island like no place else and the parade is the highlight of the day for most.  The theme for the 2017 parade is still a closely guarded secret (or hasn’t been dreamt up yet), but as soon as it is announced we’ll let you know.   Want to march or enter a[...]
Fourth of July Carnival @ Public Beach Green Space
Jul 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Fourth of July Carnival @ Public Beach Green Space | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
3:30 pm
Right after the parade another Beaver Island tradition gets underway–the 4th of July Carnival with a bounce house, dunk tank and all sorts of games for the young and young at heart.  You’ll find the activity in the green space between the public beach parking lot and the Holy Cross Rectory.
Fireworks @ Paradise Bay
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fireworks @ Paradise Bay
10:00 pm
Enjoy fireworks over Paradise Bay from Whiskey Point, the Public Beach, the porch of the Beachcomber, your boat or pretty much anywhere with a view of the sky over the bay.  It’s a great way to end a 4th of July Celebration Beaver Island Style.
CMU Summer Theatre Tour 2017 @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 6 – Jul 8 all-day
CMU Summer Theatre Tour 2017 @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
CMU Summer Theatre Tour 2017 on Beaver Island! The ever-popular Central Michigan University Summer Theatre Tour loads up their 2017 cast, crew, costumes, props & sets and returns to Beaver Island for their third tour! The BIC Center welcomes and looks forward to another ‘great run’ of finely-crafted and expertly-performed live-theatre programs presented on the[...]
PABI Summer Gala 2017 @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm
PABI Summer Gala 2017 @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
It’s time for the 3rd annual PABI Summer Gala including a reception, dinner, ‘uniquely Beaver Island’ entertainment and charity auction. Mark your calendar now to reserve the date for this premier event of the summer that helps sustain the operations of the Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI throughout the year, and be sure to check[...]
Garrick Ohlsson: Grand Piano Concert @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm
Garrick Ohlsson: Grand Piano Concert @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
Hear one of today’s best pianists right here on Beaver Island when Grammy Award winner Garrick Ohlsson takes to the stage in the Ray & Ann Stanhope Theater at the BIC Center.  Mr. Ohlsson was the first American to win first prize in the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, in 1970. He also won first[...]
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.
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
We here at WVBI don’t know the theme yet for this year’s MAD Camp, but our secret sources in Sherwood Forest say there WILL be a MAD camp this year and that these are the dates. Please check the MAD Camp website or contact them directly to confirm the dates and availability.  We’ll post additional[...]
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 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[...]
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Music Festival Grounds
Jul 20 – Jul 22 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Music Festival Grounds | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Save the date for the Beaver Island Music Festival–always an island summertime favorite. Founded in 2003, the first event was appropriately named “Music in the Woods”. BIMF brought the sound of music to the hardwood forests of Beaver Island and that tradition continues today. Performers and more details are at www.bimf.net.
RFD Boys Legendary Bluegrass @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RFD Boys Legendary Bluegrass @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Back on Beaver Island by popular demand!  The RFD Boys have been delighting Ann Arbor audiences since 1969 with their fabulous musicianship and sly, exquisitely timed between-song humor. With an appearance on the cover of Bluegrass Unlimited, with songs recorded by the likes of the Country Gentlemen, and with performances alongside bluegrass greats like Bill[...]
Jul 28 – Aug 6 all-day
Baroque on Beaver
12:00 am
The BICAA Board cordially invites everyone to return to “America’s Emerald Isle” in 2017  when the Baroque on Beaver Music Festival celebrates sixteen consecutive years of bringing classical music and jazz to Beaver Island, Michigan. Since the beginning of his tenure in 2010, conductor Robert Nordling has revitalized the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra with impressive[...]
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
Aug 11 – Aug 13 all-day
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
12:00 am
Come home to Beaver Island  and join in all the traditional events: the Bud McDonough Memorial Softball Tournament Friday afternoon and all-day Saturday; August Dinner with grilled chicken all the fixins’ at the Holy Cross Hall…brought to you by Holy Cross Church; and the Basket of Joy Raffle…also brought to you by Holy Cross Church..raffled[...]
PABI ‘Beaver Island’s Best Garage Sale’ @ Eager Beaver Storage Warehouse
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
PABI 'Beaver Island's Best Garage Sale' @ Eager Beaver Storage Warehouse | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Because its from the Preservation Association of Beaver Island (operator of the Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI), this isn’t your average garage sale.  Indeed, it is a community garage sale of epic proportions.  Last year’s selection included antiques, boats of all kinds, flat screen TVs, stereo equipment, grills, weed whackers, golf equipment, electrical fixtures[...]
Sep 2 all-day
Beaver Island 1/2 Marathon & Paradise Bay 5 K Run @ Beaver Island Ferry Dock | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
The Beaver Island half marathon will cover the 13.1 miles over a variety of surfaces and beautifully changing scenery. The course will start downtown at Paradise Bay near the Beaver Island Ferry dock and head south along the paved Kings Highway. This will give way to a turn to the west on a good gravel[...]
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Mark your calendar know for the 2017 CMU Community Appreciation Party.  As it does every year, CMU will host the party to celebrate the end of the season at the main lodge/cafeteria at CMUBS main campus on East Side Drive.  A reception will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:00.  You can count on[...]
Island Boodle @ Beaver Island Community School
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am
Island Boodle @ Beaver Island Community School
8:30 am
The annual 5K/Run/Walk starting in scenic St. James and offering a fast, beautiful lakefront and trails course. 5K Race begins at 10:30 AM. Proceeds benefit the Beaver Island Sports Booster Club Registration begins at 8:30 AM at the Beaver Island Community School. Race begins at the Beaver Island Community School Fast, scenic, lakefront and trails[...]
Bite of Beaver @ Holy Cross Hall
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bite of Beaver @ Holy Cross Hall
12:00 pm
This perennial favorite is worth a trip to Beaver Island all by itself.  You can see what the best professional and amateur chefs on the Island have to offer – sample a wide variety of treats.  And you also get to enjoy unhurried island time after the rush of summer in our pleasant fall weather (usually[...]