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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Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 3:05 pm – 3:12 pm
Community Calendar
3:05 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:05 pm
FSN News
4:00 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[...]
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:59 pm
WVBI Hot Hits Cottage Mix
4:00 pm
WVBI’s Cottage Mix is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’ll get next–but it’ll be good. On weekday afternoons from 4:00 to 7:00 (6:00 on Fridays), it’s a special mix of the Lake Michigan’s hottest hits.  Don’t touch that radio.  You might burn yourself. Weekday afternoons from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on[...]

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.

BICS School Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Dec 9 @ 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.
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Board Mtg
7:00 pm
 
Peaine Township Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
The Peaine Township Board meets on the second Monday 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 meet[...]
COA Craft Day @ Beaver Island Community School
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
COA Craft Day @ Beaver Island Community School
10:00 am
Join us for a Commission on Aging CRAFT DAY.  We will be making Christmas Gnomes! They are so Adorable!! Please bring any old socks, fuzzy socks, fun socks that you might want to use, but I do have socks available for this project. Please call Kathie at 448-2124 in advance to sign up.
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  In the cold season, we play at the BIC Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to noon and 3:30 to 5 (except no Thursday morning games until after Christmas).  We also play on Saturdays from 10 to noon.  And, pick-up ganes happen, too, when the[...]
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am
St. James Township Board of Review Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
10:00 am
St James Township will be holding December Board of Review at the Governmental Center, 37830 Kings Hwy, Beaver Island MI 49782 on December 10, 2019 at 10:00am at this meeting the following will be addressed:-Clerical errors relative to correct assessment figures.-Mutual mistakes of fact relative to correct assessment figures.-The rate of taxation, mathematical computations relating[...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 10 @ 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 Transportation Authority Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Authority Building
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm
Beaver Island Transportation Authority Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Authority Building
12:00 pm
The transportation Authority meet son the second Tuesday of each month.  BITA  is responsible for management of the ferry system that connects the island to the mainland. Its members are appointed by the Sainyt James Township Board.
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm
Peaine Township Board of Review Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
1:00 pm
Peaine Township will be holding December Board of Review at the Township Hall, 36825 Kings Hwy, Beaver Island MI 49782 on December 10, 2019 at 1:00pm. The purpose of the meeting is to correct clerical errors and mutual mistakes of fact as defined by the General Property Tax Act in MCL 211.53b.  The board may[...]
BIA Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
BIA Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
4:00 pm
The Beaver Island Association board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4 at BICS.  The public is invited to the meetings.  The BIA is a non-governmenal membership organization that seeks to promote the economic and environmental sustainability of the island.  It’s projects include invasive species management, addressing broadband issues, protecting EMS servcies,[...]
Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Dec 10 @ 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 10 @ 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Planning Commission @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
The Peaine Township Planning Commission meets on the second Tuesday 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 Peaine Township website.   Docuemnt Links: November 12, 2019 Agenda
Discover Beaver Island Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Discover Beaver Island Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
5:00 pm
Join us on the second Wednesday of each month as we meet to plan and cooridinate island events that create fun for residents and visitors while they Discover Beaver Island.  These meetings are sponsored and run by the BI Chamber, but everyone interested in participating or advancing ideas for island events is welcome to attend.
Conference on Faith @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 11 @ 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!!!  
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  In the cold season, we play at the BIC Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to noon and 3:30 to 5 (except no Thursday morning games until after Christmas).  We also play on Saturdays from 10 to noon.  And, pick-up ganes happen, too, when the[...]
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 12 @ 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.  
A Thing of Beauty @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm
A Thing of Beauty @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
Join us for a production by the BICS Performing Arts Class of Maurice Berger’s play A Thing of Beauty.  A Thing of Beauty is a play with great sensitivity and a charming comic touch.  A gentle old man enters a park carrying a piece of beautifully formed driftwood, hoping others will thrill to its beauty[...]
Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill & Pub
Dec 12 @ 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.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 13 @ 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 Rural Health Center Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Dec 14 @ 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.
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
10:00 am
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  In the cold season, we play at the BIC Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to noon and 3:30 to 5 (except no Thursday morning games until after Christmas).  We also play on Saturdays from 10 to noon.  And, pick-up ganes happen, too, when the[...]
Cookie Carnival @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
Cookie Carnival @ Gregg Fellowship Center
11:00 am
Come one come all to round up holiday cookies at the Christmas Cookie Carnival.  Call Mary Ellen Dawson to volunteer to help make cookies.
Up There @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Up There @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
Not Rated | 1h 34min | Drama When a down on his luck journalist finds himself with a less than ideal assignment in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, he acquires the help of a local, who he soon discovers possesses the story that could jump start his career.   Filmed on location in the Upper[...]
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood @ Beaver Island Community Center
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
R | 2h 41min | Comedy, Drama A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. Director: Quentin TarantinoWriter: Quentin TarantinoStars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie | See full cast & crew »  [...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Dec 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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.
COA Christmas Dinner @ Beaver Island Community School
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
COA Christmas Dinner @ Beaver Island Community School
11:00 am
The Charlevoix County Commisison on Aging Beaver Island Office presents a Christmas Sunday DinnerDecember 15th, 201911:00 – 11:30 Appetizers11:30 – 12:00 Dinner Kathie’s Cooking…Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Mix Vegetables, Cranberry-Apple-Sausage Stuffing, Gravy, Fresh Salad. Desert-Cheesecake.12:00- 1pm White Elephant Gift ExchangeWhite Elephant Gift Exchange, defined by something of dubious or limited value or an object no longer[...]
St. James Township Finance Committee @ St. James Governmental Center
Dec 16 @ 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.