Coming up on WVBI...

WVBI is an independent, nonprofit, community-run radio station 100% staffed by volunteers. Our programming brings you entertainment with news, current events and information features that keep you up to date. Our own Cottage Mix—a blend of music designed to appeal to everyone at your up-north home—includes pop, oldies, country, Celtic, folk, jazz and island artists. News updates cover events near and far while our current events reports keep you up to speed on island events. Thrown into the mix are feature news programs, essays from island writers, tech tips and more. Here's what's coming up on WVBI.

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Get Your Own Calendar

If you already have your own WordPress website, it’s easy to install your own All-in-One Event Calendar from Timely:

  1. Browse to time.ly/get-your-own-calendar.
  2. Download the free All-in-One Event Calendar plugin.
  3. Log into your WordPress dashboard.
  4. Browse to Plugins > Add New > Upload.
  5. Choose the .zip file you just downloaded, and click Install Now.

That’s it! You’ll have your own All-in-One Calendar up and running within minutes.

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Sep 16 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 5:59 am
Jazz Night Watch
10:00 pm
WVBI’s Jazz Night Watch takes you through Beaver Island nights in style with a mix of traditional and contemporary jazz.  Occasional specials include looks at new music, artist and theme focused shows and seasonal favorites. Hosted by Kevin Boyle. Monday through Friday overnight from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. (with a break on Friday for the[...]
Sep 17 @ 12:00 am – 12:05 am
FSN News
12:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]
Sep 17 @ 3:00 am – 3:05 am
FSN News
3:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]
Sep 17 @ 5:00 am – 5:05 am
FSN News
5:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]
Sep 17 @ 6:00 am – 3:59 pm
Cottage Mix
6:00 am
WVBI’s Cottage Mix is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’ll get next–but it’ll be good. In addition to current and recent hits, you’ll hear your favorite oldies, some country, a bit of folk and jazz, and cuts from artists who’ve performed on the island.  To keep you up to date, we[...]
Sep 17 @ 6:00 am – 6:05 am
FSN News
6:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]
Sep 17 @ 7:00 am – 7:05 am
FSN News
7:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 8:05 am
FSN News
8:00 am
Keep up to date on global and national news with Feature Story News on WVBI.  Reporting from London and Washington with bureaus around the world, FSN brings you the latest news along with spotlight features that take a closer look at hot topics of the day. Listen weekdays at the top of the hour from[...]

Add your ideas and talent to the mix

WVBI sounds best when it is local. Is there something you'd like to hear on your community radio station? Let us know about it. Or help make it. We can show you how to produce your own show live or recorded in our studios or even recorded in your home, whether your home is here or far away. That’s right. You don’t even have to be on the island to add your voice to the mix. No matter where you are it’s easy and fun to bring your ideas to life right here on WVBI.

You can help

We’re counting on it. As a non-profit, community radio station we depend on local supporters like you to keep the Voice of Beaver Island on the air. Please join your fellow islanders from near and far who are investing to assure the future of the best radio station on the planet.

Our Launch Partners

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SecureNet Systems

 

 

Ron Wojan Construction -- Quality built homes on Beaver Island since 1979

America World Adoption 

 

 

Gillespie Enterprises

 

 

 

 

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About Beaver Island

WVBI - BIC Center Community Calendar

Listen for our on-air Community Calendar reports weekdays after our global news at 9, noon, 3 and 6. Miss it on air? Listen to the podcast. Find it under the podcasts at the top of the page. We make it easy to add your event to our Community Calendar. Just press the handy orange "Post Your Event" in the uper right corner of the calendar below and, after a quick check, your event will be posted on calendar.wvbi.net, automagically added to calendars on many other Beaver Island related sites, covered in our on-air Community Calendar, added to the Up North Digital Network displays on the island and the mainland and, where appropriate, included in our press releases about island events made to mainland print and broadcast media.

Add Your Calendar Feed

If you know of an event feed you think belongs in this calendar, paste its iCalendar (.ics) feed’s URL below. If approved, its events will be added to this calendar.

Get Your Own Calendar

If you already have your own WordPress website, it’s easy to install your own All-in-One Event Calendar from Timely:

  1. Browse to time.ly/get-your-own-calendar.
  2. Download the free All-in-One Event Calendar plugin.
  3. Log into your WordPress dashboard.
  4. Browse to Plugins > Add New > Upload.
  5. Choose the .zip file you just downloaded, and click Install Now.

That’s it! You’ll have your own All-in-One Calendar up and running within minutes.

For help or for more information, please visit Timely Support.

Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Black History 101 Mobile Museum - Presentation @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
Khalid el-Hakim, founder and curator of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum will give a presentation at 7 PM in the BIC Center about his passion and commitment to carry on the rich tradition of the Black Museum Movement. The Mobile Museum has a collection of over 7,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia dating from the[...]
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm
Public Hearing on Peaine Township Recreation Plan @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
The Peaine Township Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday September 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Peaine Township Hall, located at 36825 Kings Highway on Beaver Island. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments and suggestions on the draft five-year Parks and Recreation Plan (for years 2019-2024) regarding the[...]
Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day
Bev's 2019 Beaver Island Quilt Retreats @ Gregg Fellowship Center
12:00 am
Five days and four nights of quilting fun on Beaver Island.
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point-Strang Series Continues: Trevor Dotson @ St. James Township Hall
12:00 pm
It’s another Picnic at the Point Event. Charlevoix Historical Society’s Trevor Dotson will present about James Strang and the Mormons in Charlevoix 1847-1854.  
Trail Work Day @ Garden Island
Sep 19 all-day
Trail Work Day @ Garden Island
12:00 am
Bill McDonough is planning a trails workday on Garden Island next Thursday, September 19, weather permitting.  Please contact Bill at the grocery store if you would like to go, and he will provide further details.
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
Rummikub, Mexican Train, Scrabble, Hand ‘n Foot, Mahjong…players choose from these and other games (except no cage wrestling).  Share your skills or learn some new ones as you compete, laugh and exercise your brain. Coffee, treats and a stunning view of Paradise Bay provided from Carol’s Hangout at the BIC Center.  
Paint Night @ Beaver Island Studio & Gallery
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
Paint Night @ Beaver Island Studio & Gallery | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
6:00 pm
Join us for another fun night of painting at Beaver Island Studio.  It’e the last one planned for the 2019 season. All supplies provided. Take home a painting created by YOU! Bring your own refreshment and an appetizer to share.  
Beaver Island District Library Board Meeting @ Beaver Island District Library
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
Beaver Island District Library Board Meeting @ Beaver Island District Library
7:00 pm
The Beaver Island District Library is managed by a board with appointees from each of th eisland’s townships.  It meets on the third Thursday of each month. Agendas, minutes and other board materials are in the board section of the BIDL website.
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm
Beaver Island Waste Management Committee @ Peaine Township Hall
1:00 pm
The Waste Management Committee oversees the operation of the Beaver Island Transfer Station.  It has members appointed by both township boards. It meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting agendas, minutes and other materials are posted on the township websites.
Beaver Island Wildlife Club @ Peaine Township Hall
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 5:30 am
Beaver Island Wildlife Club @ Peaine Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
The Wildlife Club holds it regular meetings on the 3rd Friday of the month at the Peaine Township hall. Contact Jacque LaFreniere for details.
Beaver Island Rural Health Center Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am
Beaver Island Rural Health Center Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
10:00 am
Meetings take place in the Community Room at the Health Center and the public is welcome to attend. Agenda and materials available onsite. For information call 231-448-2275.
Aladdin @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:20 pm
Aladdin @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG | 2h 8min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Director: Guy RitchieWriters: John August (screenplay by), Guy Ritchie (screenplay by)Stars: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott | See full cast &[...]
Rocketman @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Rocketman @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
R | 2h 1min | Biography, Drama, Music   Rocketman is back by popular demand for an encore presentation.  It’ s a musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John‘s breakthrough years. Director: Dexter FletcherWriter: Lee HallStars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden | See full cast & crew »
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
9:30 am
Fr. Jim Siler and the congregation of Holy Cross Catholic Church invite you to join them for Mass on Sunday mornings at 9:30.  A Vigil Mass is celebrated Saturday afternoons at 4.  Mass is also celbrated Tuesday through Friday morning at 9 with a Rosary following Mass on Tuesdays and Eucharistic Adoration following Mass on[...]
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
10:00 am
We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking to the Bible for instruction and encouragement. Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting aquainted and fellowship.
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
10:00 am
Beaver Island Christian Church is a multi-denominational church established in 1963. We invite you to join us for Sunday services and children’s worship. All are welcome. Our services are lead by a variety of visiting pastors.
Dental Clinics North – Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Dental Clinics North - Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
9:30 am
Dental Clinics North/Beaver Island opens for services. Patients must register and schedule by calling 877-321-7070. Services will be provided the 2nd & 4th Monday and Tuesday of the month, unless there is a holiday.
St. James Township Finance Committee @ St. James Governmental Center
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
St. James Township Finance Committee @ St. James Governmental Center
1:00 pm
The St. James Township Finance Committee meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Governmental Center on Kings Highway. Check the St. James Township website for details.
Dental Clinics North – Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Sep 24 @ 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Dental Clinics North - Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
7:00 am
Dental Clinics North/Beaver Island is open for services. Patients must register and schedule by calling 877-321-7070. Services will be provided the 2nd & 4th Monday and Tuesday of the month, unless there is a holiday.
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point: Commercial Fishing on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
12:00 pm
It’s another Picnic at the Point Event. This time a look at the once thriving commercial fishing industry on the island. What was it like to work on the boats? What was caught?  Why did the fishing end? Bring your lunch and listen to learn.
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
It’s Bingo, BINGO–don’t you know?! Games are held at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Doors open at 6.15 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m. Here are the dates: May 8th, 22nd and 29th; June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th; July 10th, 21st and 28th; August 7th, 14th, 21st, 15th, and 28th; September 11th and 25th;[...]
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
1:00 pm
Rummikub, Mexican Train, Scrabble, Hand ‘n Foot, Mahjong…players choose from these and other games (except no cage wrestling).  Share your skills or learn some new ones as you compete, laugh and exercise your brain. Coffee, treats and a stunning view of Paradise Bay provided from Carol’s Hangout at the BIC Center.  
Framing John Delorean @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:10 pm
Framing John Delorean @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
Unrated | 1h 49min | Documentary, Biography, Drama Who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man. Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce Writers: Dan Greeney, Alexandra Orton Stars: Alec Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Josh Charles | See full[...]
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Mark your calendar know for the 2019 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[...]
Shaft @ Beaver Island Community Center
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:05 pm
Shaft @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
R | 1h 51min | Action, Comedy, Crime JJ Shaft, a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death. Director:  Tim StoryWriters:  Kenya Barris, Alex Barnow | 1 more credit »Stars:  Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree | See[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Sep 29 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
9:30 am
Fr. Jim Siler and the congregation of Holy Cross Catholic Church invite you to join them for Mass on Sunday mornings at 9:30.  A Vigil Mass is celebrated Saturday afternoons at 4.  Mass is also celbrated Tuesday through Friday morning at 9 with a Rosary following Mass on Tuesdays and Eucharistic Adoration following Mass on[...]
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am
Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
10:00 am
We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking to the Bible for instruction and encouragement. Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting aquainted and fellowship.
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
10:00 am
Beaver Island Christian Church is a multi-denominational church established in 1963. We invite you to join us for Sunday services and children’s worship. All are welcome. Our services are lead by a variety of visiting pastors.
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm
St. James Township Planning Commission @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
The St. James Township Planning Commission meets on the Tuesday prior to the first Wednesday of each month.  Meeting materials, links to the township master plan and zoning ordinances and other commission materials are in the Planning Commission section of the St. James Township website.