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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  5. Choose the .zip file you just downloaded, and click Install Now.

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Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:59 pm
Cottage Mix
7:00 pm
WVBI’s Cottage Mix is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’ll get next–but it’ll be good. Especially at sundown when, after a news update at 7:00, it’s all music until the Jazz Night Watch starts.  In addition to current and recent hits, you’ll hear your favorite oldies, some country, a bit of[...]
Oct 14 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
Oct 15 @ 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[...]

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

Circle M

 

 

 

SecureNet Systems

 

 

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

America World Adoption 

 

 

Gillespie Enterprises

 

 

 

 

Tune Genie

 

 

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.

BI Chamber Business After Hours @ Beaver Island Lodge
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BI Chamber Business After Hours @ Beaver Island Lodge
6:00 pm
Join us for another Beaver Island Chamber Business After Hours. Free appetizer’s, cash bar, and it looks like the weather is good for a sunset. Come and connect, relax, and celebrate the fall. All are welcome!
BICS School Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BICS School Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
7:00 pm
The BICS School Board holds their regular meeting on the second Monday of the month.  Information about the meetings (agenda, minutes, materials) is available on the school website at beaverisland.k12.mi.us.
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Board Mtg
7:00 pm
 
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  As long as it is warm out, we play on the municipal tennis courts unless it rains (in which case we play at the County Building). This winter, we’ll play either at the BIC Center or at school.  Pickleball is great exercise, but anyone can play. [...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 15 @ 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!
Community Immunization Clinic @ Beaver Island Community School
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Community Immunization Clinic @ Beaver Island Community School
11:00 am
Are your kids up to datye on their immunizations?  How about you?  Protect your kids and yourself.  And the community.  Make sure you are up to date and, if not, take advantage of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan Community Immunization Clinic at BICS to get up to date.  Walk-ins welcome, but it will speed[...]
Oct 15 @ 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.
Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm
Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
6:00 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[...]
Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm
Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
6:00 pm
The Peaine and St. James Township Beaver Island Telecommunications Advisory Committee holds its meetings on the third Tuesday of the month. The committee was formed to review opportunities for improving wireless and broadband communications services on the island. The members of the committee are: Kevin Boyle – Chair Kitty McNamara – Vice-Chair Theresa McDonough –[...]
Oct 16 – Oct 20 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.
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point: Economic History Part 1 @ St. James Township Hall
12:00 pm
It’s another Picnic at the Point Event. This time a look at the financial ups and downs of the island. Bring your lunch and listen to learn.
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 16 @ 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!!!  
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm
Special St. James Township Board Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
6:00 pm
The St. James Township Board has a special meeting planned as a board work session.  The agenda includes: • Identify Board Goals re: Blight• Identify Needs for Township Budget Planning Other items that come before the board may also be discussed.
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  As long as it is warm out, we play on the municipal tennis courts unless it rains (in which case we play at the County Building). This winter, we’ll play either at the BIC Center or at school.  Pickleball is great exercise, but anyone can play. [...]
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 17 @ 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.  
Beaver Island District Library Board Meeting @ Beaver Island District Library
Oct 17 @ 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.
Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill & Pub
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill & Pub
7:00 pm
Euchre is back again for the season! Join us every Thursday (except holiday weeks) at the Stoney at 7pm You do not need a partner to play. Just come on down and join in the fun. QuestionS? Call Andy at 2150.
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance
9:00 am
It’s that time of year again. Whether you are on a Medicare Supplemental plan with a RX/PDP plan, or a Medicare Advantage plan. No matter your coverage type, drug formularies change every year. You should review your coverage each year to make sure you have the very best plans available for you.THERE ARE MANY NEW[...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 18 @ 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!
Beaver Island Wildlife Club @ Peaine Township Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 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.
Northern Lights Leauge Volleyball Tournament
12:00 am
The Islander Volleyball squad heads to the NLL Tourney in the UP in second place.  If you’d like to tag along to cheer, check with Kerry for any open seats on the planes or plan to drive up to the UP.  Here we go Islanders, here we GO!!
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  As long as it is warm out, we play on the municipal tennis courts unless it rains (in which case we play at the County Building). This winter, we’ll play either at the BIC Center or at school.  Pickleball is great exercise, but anyone can play. [...]
Casper @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:55 pm
Casper @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG | 1h 40min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy An afterlife therapist and his daughter meet a friendly young ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of wicked spirits. Director: Brad SilberlingWriters:Joseph Oriolo (characters), Sherri Stoner | 1 more credit »Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty | See[...]
Adams Family @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:55 pm
Adams Family @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
PG-13 | 1h 39min | Comedy, Fantasy Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. Director: Barry SonnenfeldWriters: Charles Addams (characters), Caroline Thompson | 1 more credit »Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd | See full cast & crew »
Great Lakes Islands Alliance Annual COnference
12:00 am
Building off the success of the inaugural Great Lakes Islands Summit on Beaver Island (MI) and Madeline Island (WI), the 2019 summit brings together island community leaders from around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River region to discuss the unique challenges of living, working, and playing on islands. The goal is to provide information,[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
St. James Township Finance Committee @ St. James Governmental Center
1:00 pm
The St. James Township Finance Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at the Governmental Center on Kings Highway. Check the St. James Township website for details.
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  As long as it is warm out, we play on the municipal tennis courts unless it rains (in which case we play at the County Building). This winter, we’ll play either at the BIC Center or at school.  Pickleball is great exercise, but anyone can play. [...]