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.

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.

Nov 22 @ 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[...]
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am
Tech Tip
8:30 am
WVBI’s morning news guy is also a tech guy.  Who knew? Pen, pencil or crayon ready to take down notes on how to make the most of the tech that pervades our modern lives.  From recovering lost digital photos to avoid malware ransom scam, Greg covers the tech waterfront with advice that’s practical and easy[...]
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:05 am
FSN News
9:00 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[...]
Nov 22 @ 9:03 am – 9:10 am
Community Calendar
9:03 am
The WVBI Community Calendar includes a look at local news and community events, a complete weather forecast, This Date in History and a Word of the Day (usually from Phyllis Gregg Moore’s posts)  and more.  There might even be a bad joke.  Plus reports from Great Lakes Today, StoryCorps on Fridays and other features.  Want[...]
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:05 pm
FSN News
12:00 pm
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[...]
Nov 22 @ 12:05 pm – 12:12 pm
Community Calendar
12:05 pm
The WVBI Community Calendar includes a look at local news and community events, a complete weather forecast, This Date in History and a Word of the Day (usually from Phyllis Gregg Moore’s posts)  and more.  There might even be a bad joke.  Plus reports from Great Lakes Today, StoryCorps on Fridays and other features.  Want[...]
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm
Tech Tip
12:30 pm
WVBI’s morning news guy is also a tech guy.  Who knew? Pen, pencil or crayon ready to take down notes on how to make the most of the tech that pervades our modern lives.  From recovering lost digital photos to avoid malware ransom scam, Greg covers the tech waterfront with advice that’s practical and easy[...]
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:05 pm
FSN News
3:00 pm
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.

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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.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:30 am
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
Dora, the Lost City @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 23 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm
Dora, the Lost City @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG | 1h 42min | Adventure, Family Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Director: James BobinWriters: Chris Gifford (based on the series created by), Matthew Robinson (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »Stars: Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez,[...]
Home for the Holidays @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Home for the Holidays @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
PG-13 | 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama, Romance After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family. Director: Jodie FosterWriters: Chris Radant (short story), W.D. Richter (screenplay)Stars: Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft,[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 24 @ 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.
St. James Township Finance Committee @ St. James Governmental Center
Nov 25 @ 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.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:30 am
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
6:00 pm
Please feel welcome to attend this 10 week conference and video series.  DISCOVER the JOY and Purpose in your story. ALL are WELCOME!!!  
Nov 28 all-day
Happy Thanksgiving
12:00 am
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the BIC Center, WVBI, The Beaver Island Chamber and the BI Calendar Team.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:30 am
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
Blinded by the Light @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Blinded by the Light @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG-13 | 1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Music In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen. Director: Gurinder ChadhaWriters: Sarfraz Manzoor (screenplay), Gurinder Chadha (screenplay) | 3 more credits »Stars: Billy[...]
Cold War @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Cold War @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
R | 1h 29min | Drama, History, Music In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. Director: Pawel PawlikowskiWriters: Pawel Pawlikowski (story), Pawel Pawlikowski (screenplay) | 2 more credits »Stars: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc | See full cast[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Dec 1 @ 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
Dec 1 @ 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
Dec 1 @ 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.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:30 am
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm
Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
7:00 pm
Ladies: Join your friends for shuffleboard at the Shamrock. No need to know how to play. You can learn while you play and have a fun evening out with the girls. No charge. Come down and join us. If you have any questions give Vicki Smith a call. We’ll play every Tuesday except holiday weeks[...]
Dec 3 @ 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.
St. James Township Board Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm
St. James Township Board Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
5:30 pm
The St. James Township Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month to review and act upon the business of the township.  Public participation is welcome and there is a public comment period at the end of every meeting.  You can find meeting materials and other township information on the township website.  You can[...]
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
6:00 pm
Please feel welcome to attend this 10 week conference and video series.  DISCOVER the JOY and Purpose in your story. ALL are WELCOME!!!  
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 5 @ 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.  
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:30 am
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
AMVETS Pearl Harbor Day Rememberance @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 7 all-day
AMVETS Pearl Harbor Day Rememberance @ Beaver Island Community Center
12:00 am
Join the AMVETS as they take time to remember the events of December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor.  Time to be annoiunced.
Beaver Island Christmas Festival
12:00 am
Join us downtown for a bevy of Christmas events on December 7: Pearl Harbor Rememberance Event Special shopping hours and shop openings for holiday shopping Crafts show at the BIC Center Indoor and Outdoor Tree Lightings Caroling Holiday Movies Christmas Cantata Never experieinced Christmas on America’s Emerald Isle?  It’s time to Discover Winter on Beaver[...]
The Santa Clause @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:55 pm
The Santa Clause @ Beaver Island Community Center
1:00 pm
PG | 1h 37min | Comedy, Drama, Family When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place. Director: John PasquinWriters: Leo Benvenuti, Steve RudnickStars: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson | See full cast & crew »
Elf @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:25 pm
Elf @ Beaver Island Community Center
3:30 pm
PG | 1h 37min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father. Director: Jon FavreauWriter: David BerenbaumStars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart | See full cast & crew »