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.

Want to put this calendar on your website?  We are happy to share. You can use our RSS feeds or we can send you code to embed the calendar as a widget on your site. Just send us an email at calendar@wvbi.net for instructions.

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May 6 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
PABI 15th Annual Beaver Island Road Rally! @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:30 pm
16th Annual PABI Beaver Island Road Rally!* Sunday, May 5th 12:30pm at the Shamrock! Beaver Island’s ULTIMATE ROAD RALLY RETURNS ! A full afternoon of thrills, chills, challenges, and all out competitive fun! REGISTRATION: $20 per person; no #limit per car; 12:30pm @ Shamrock. WHAT TO BRING: A Wojan-Cashman (third edition) Beaver Island map, cell phone and a[...]
Warblers on the Water @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 26 – May 28 all-day
Warblers on the Water @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Kick off Summer 2018 on Memorial Day Weekend with Warblers on the Water and the Beaver Island Bird Trail.  Registration will be available at the Birding Trail website . Enjoyed by novices and experts alike, the Beaver Island Birding Trail has been recognized nationally and is available throughout the year.  The head-end for the BIBT[...]
AMVETS Memorial Day Ceremony @ Veterans Memorial Park
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
AMVETS Memorial Day Ceremony @ Veterans Memorial Park | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
11:00 am
Join the AMVETS for a service to honor the island’s veterans and veterans everywhere.  The time may change, so please check back here for updates. The ceremony will include a reading of the names of veterans with a connection to the island who passed away in the past year and all veterans  with a connection[...]
Jun 2 all-day
BI Chamber Community Appreciation Day @ BIBCO Island Dock | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Join the Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce members in a Community Appreciation Celebration.  The second annual event will be held at the Beaver Island Golf Course.  Details to come, but great food and good fun is promised, and a fabulous community event is a sure thing.
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 22 – Jun 23 all-day
Beaver Island Eco-Fair
12:00 am
TENTATIVE DATET **Check back to confirm**  The Beaver Island Eco-Fair is a celebration of nature and sustainability. Our focus is promoting solutions in ecology, renewable energy and local food systems. The fair features local and regional green vendors, sustainable technology, arts, music, environmental action & education organizations. The mission of the Beaver Island Eco-Fair is[...]
Water/Ways Premerie Opening @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Water/Ways Premerie Opening @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
Please join us on Friday evening at 7 p.m. for the Water/Ways Premier Opening.  The evening will begin with a Keynote Address at the Beaver Island Community Center followed by an evening reception at the St. James Township Hall to view the exhibit. Keynote Address Speakers: Jon Allan, Director of the Michigan Office of the Great[...]
Jun 23 – Aug 5 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
Vacation Bible School @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day
Vacation Bible School @ Beaver Island Christian Church | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Vacation Bible School on Beaver Island is another island summer favorite.  Details to come, but these are the dates.
Beaver Island Women’s Invitational Golf Tournament @ Beaver Island Golf Course and Driving Range
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Beaver Island Women's Invitational Golf Tournament @ Beaver Island Golf Course and Driving Range | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
Fun tournament play for 9 holes of golf at the Beaver Island Golf Course! Experienced and inexperienced women golfers are welcome. Invite an Island friend who hasn’t played golf in a while or invite an off-Island guest! Invite, invite, and sign up. Registration Fee – $15.00 per person Golf round and/or golf carts paid separately to Beaver[...]
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 2018 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 Theater @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 5 – Jul 6 all-day
CMU Summer Theater @ Beaver Island Community Center
12:00 am
Performances by Central Michigan University’s traveling summer theater program have become an island favorite and summer tradition.  They are back for 2018.  There’ll be two great shows this summer.  Check back here or at the BIC Center website (http://biccenter.org) for the titles and other details when they are announced.
Jul 15 – Jul 21 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. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
“This Place Matters” @ Beaver Island Head Lighthouse
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
“This Place Matters” @ Beaver Island Head Lighthouse
12:00 pm
“This Place Matters”  The activities will include music, games, and a community picnic.  Please bring a dish to pass and Join us for an Island group photograph in front of the lighthouse featuring “This Place Matters” signs by the National Register of Historic Places.
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point
Jul 17 @ 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[...]
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Music Festival Grounds
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Music Festival Grounds | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
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. More information is at www.bimf.net. The BIC Center and WVBI are proud sponsors of the 2018 Beaver Island Music Festival.
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 23 – Jul 27 all-day
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Spend a week with us exploring “Space”.  Join us July 23-27, 2018, as we begin an exciting week of activities that will culminate in our final  program on Friday.  Class choices like crafts, recreation, art, dance, and creative writing will be offered as well as some possible theme classes like star gazing, Jedi training, and space[...]
Beaver Island Mac Party
12:00 am
Sail from Mac to Beaver Island this year for the second year of this epic event on July 26.  Last year more than 80 boats joined in the fun, and this year will be even better.  Check back here for details on the events we have planned to make your stop at America’s Emerald Isle[...]
Jul 27 – Aug 4 all-day
Baroque on Beaver
12:00 am
You are cordially invited to return to “America’s Emerald Isle” this summer when the Baroque on Beaver Music Festival celebrates its seventeenth consecutive year of bringing classical music to Beaver Island, Michigan.     Under the direction of Maestro Robert Nordling since 2010, the Festival has become recognized for its innovative programming and world-class performances.[...]
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
Aug 10 – Aug 12 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[...]
Sep 1 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[...]
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
8:00 am
Join the AMVETS for an island tradition–the AMVETS Pancake Breakfast.  The menu includes: Pancakes (of course), Scrambled Eggs, Sausage. Coffee, Juice, Milk and Fruit Cup All profits go to the support of a $1,000 scholarship for graduates of our school, to support island veterans, and the upkeep and maintenance of the Beaver Island Veterans Memorial[...]
Island Boodle @ Beaver Island Community School
Oct 6 @ 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 BICS 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 course.[...]
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
A fabulous featuring of arts, crafts and packaged goodies from Island and Island-related artisans! Everything from hand-thrown functional pottery to hand-blown glass beaded jewelry; fur, bone and leather accessories to watercolor prints and textile collectibles; precious metals and stone accessories to sweet-smelling candles and relaxation materials. You’ll find something for everyone–and everyone on your gift-list.
Bite of Beaver @ Holy Cross Hall
Oct 6 @ 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[...]