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 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:45 pm
WoW 2017: Warblers on the Water Ferry Trip @ BIBCO Charlevoix Dock | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
11:30 am
The Emerald Isle ferry departs Charlevoix at 11:30 a.m. The nonstop trip will take approximately two and a half hours, providing a great opportunity for viewing pelagic birds. Darrell Lawson, Brian Allan, Chase Sholten, and Jerry Weinrich, bird experts and field guides, will be on the ferry to help identify birds as you cross Lake[...]
May 26 @ 5:30 pm
WoW 2017: Michigan Eagles and Ospreys, a Bird's Eye View @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Join Jerry Weinrich for this kick-off presentation of for Warblers on the Water 2017. Jerry is a retired biologist from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, where he worked for more than 30 years.  He has studied Michigan eagles and osprey since the mid-70s and is a frequent presenter on these magnificent raptors.  His presentation[...]
WoW 2017: Dinner & Socializing @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant
May 26 @ 6:30 pm
WoW 2017: Dinner & Socializing @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
6:30 pm
Join other birders and Shamrock regulars for a kick-off social hour and dinner at an island dining favorite. Check out their menu.
May 27 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
WoW 2017: Early Birder Breakfast @ Dalwhinnie's | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
6:30 am
Dalwhinnie’s will open early for a special Birder’s Breakfast and registered participants will be picked up there for morning events. Here’s a link to their menu. About Dalwhinnie: Dalwhinnie Bakery & Deli opened in 1997.  It began before that with the retirement of the well known island baker, Joy Green, who also happens to be[...]
May 27 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
WoW 2017: Saturday Morning Field Trips @ Dalwhinnie's Departure | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
7:30 am
The 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 water[...]
WoW 2017: Lunch @ Daddy Franks
May 27 @ 12:00 pm
WoW 2017: Lunch @ Daddy Franks | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
12:00 pm
Enjoy a casual lunch at an island dining favorite.  Here’s a link to their menu. About Daddy Franks:   Good Fast Food, at Family Friendly Prices. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Desert. Eat In or Take Out. Call ahead and have it ready! Open Seasonally from May – September 6am – 11pm everyday (shorter hrs. at[...]
WoW 2017: Warbler Neck Massage Therapy @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
WoW 2017: Warbler Neck Massage Therapy @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
12:30 pm
After the Saturday and Sunday morning birding field trips, Karen Whitecraft, owner of Beaver Island Massage, licensed massage therapist, will be available to help with “warbler necks”. Karen will offer on-site chair massages at the Community Center from 12:30-3:00 p.m. both days. Suggested donation of $1.00/min will be donated to the BIBT Headquarters, the Beaver[...]
WoW 2017: Free Time @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
WoW 2017: Free Time @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
Free time to explore Beaver Island’s history, nature preserves, beaches, museums, library, gift shops, or more birding on your own.  Here’s a guide to plan your time.
WoW 2017: Birding 101 @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 27 @ 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[...]
WoW 2017: Dinner on Your Own @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
WoW 2017: Dinner on Your Own @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Choose your own dinner out or cook your own.  Just be done in time to get to the Shamrock by 7:00 p.m. to join in the evening Field Trip. Here’s a list of places to eat on Beaver Island.  Usually, only the Shamrock, Stoney Acre and Daddy Franks are open for dinner at this time[...]
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
WoW 2017: Saturday Evening Field Trip @ Shamrock Departure | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
The evening field trip will begin at 7:00 p.m. Registered participants will be picked up at the Shamrock. Field trip to Oliver’s Point (Site 25 on the BIBT map) and Beaver Island Airport. (All sites referenced are shown on the BIBT map of Beaver Island)
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:30 pm
Our beloved Beaver Island Community Players reprise their 2015 hit production of Drinking Habits by Tom Smith with Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul[...]
May 28 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
WoW 2017: Early Birder Breakfast @ Dalwhinnie's | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
6:30 am
Dalwhinnie’s will open early for a special Birder’s Breakfast and registered participants will be picked up there for morning events. Here’s a link to their menu. About Dalwhinnie: Dalwhinnie Bakery & Deli opened in 1997.  It began before that with the retirement of the well known island baker, Joy Green, who also happens to be[...]
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[...]
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 am
Join the AMVETS for an island tradition–the AMVETS Pancake Breakfast.  The menu includes: Pancakes (of course) Scrambled Eggs Sausage Fruit Cup Coffee, Juice & Milk We hope Warblers on the Water participants interested in a later breakfast (and who’ve not joined in the 7:30 a.m. field trips) will join us. You should plan to finish[...]
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: Lunch @ Daddy Franks
May 28 @ 12:00 pm
WoW 2017: Lunch @ Daddy Franks | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
12:00 pm
Enjoy a casual lunch at an island dining favorite.  Here’s a link to their menu. About Daddy Franks:   Good Fast Food, at Family Friendly Prices. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Desert. Eat In or Take Out. Call ahead and have it ready! Open Seasonally from May – September 6am – 11pm everyday (shorter hrs. at[...]
WoW 2017: Warbler Neck Massage Therapy @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
WoW 2017: Warbler Neck Massage Therapy @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
12:30 pm
After the Saturday and Sunday morning birding field trips, Karen Whitecraft, owner of Beaver Island Massage, licensed massage therapist, will be available to help with “warbler necks”. Karen will offer on-site chair massages at the Community Center from 12:30-3:00 p.m. both days. Suggested donation of $1.00/min will be donated to the BIBT Headquarters, the Beaver[...]
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: Free Time @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
WoW 2017: Free Time @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
2:00 pm
Free time to explore Beaver Island’s history, nature preserves, beaches, museums, library, gift shops, or more birding on your own.  Here’s a guide to plan your time.
May 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
WoW 2017: Birding Peru; Penguins to Piping Guans @ Beaver Island Community Center | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
4:30 pm
Join Brian Allan  for this unique presentation on birding in Peru. About Brian Allan: Brian joined the Grand Rapids Audubon Club while he was still in high school, and there he participated in Christmas Bird Counts. When he attended Michigan State University, he was such an accomplished birder, he was able to teach the ornithology[...]
WoW 2017: Sunday Evening Field Trip @ Beaver Island Community Center Departure
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
WoW 2017: Sunday Evening Field Trip @ Beaver Island Community Center Departure | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Field Trip #4 Gull Harbor and St. James Township Campground (Sites #2 and 5 on the BIBT map). Pickup at the Community Center. (All sites referenced below are shown on the BIBT map of Beaver Island)  For a complete Warblers on the Water 2017 itinerary, click here.    
WoW 2017: Dinner @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
WoW 2017: Dinner @ Shamrock Bar and Restaurant | Charlevoix | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
Join other birders and Shamrock regulars for a wrap-up dinner.  Plan your next birding adventure and trip to Beaver Island over a great meal with excellent company.  You are coming back for Independence Day, the Music Festival, Museum Week and Baroque on Beaver, right?  And that’s not all you can do on the island.  Check[...]
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Our beloved Beaver Island Community Players reprise their 2015 hit production of Drinking Habits by Tom Smith with Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul[...]