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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Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Tech Tip
4:30 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:05 pm
FSN News
5:00 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[...]
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:05 pm
FSN News
6:00 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.

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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.

Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
A cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong, Pickleball is a fun and exciting game for all ages! Played with with 2 or 4 people, Pickleball works with hand-eye coordination skills, shot placement and strategy versus brute power, or strength. Come learn how to lob, slam, drive and volley! During the summer, we play outdoors[...]
Tai Chi @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tai Chi @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
Join Jimmy McCafferty in the McDonough’s Market Theater for Tai Chi classes every Tuesday this summer. If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE). Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health[...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:30 am
A certified 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!
Aug 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.
Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
5:00 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 –[...]
The Hustle @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
The Hustle @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
PG-13 | 1h 33min | Comedy, Crime Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the men who have wronged them. Director:  Chris Addison Writers:  Stanley Shapiro (screenplay by), Paul Henning (screenplay by) | 5 more credits » Stars:  Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp | See full[...]
Restorative & Alignment Yoga @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Restorative & Alignment Yoga @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 10th year the YOGA program presented by Lisa Theriac, aka “YOGA Lisa”! Please join Lisa and her associate Sue Screven for YOGA this summer! Along with sharing this 4,000 yr. old practice, your generous donations for this summer YOGA program have made an impact[...]
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Whiskey Point Lighthouse Tours @ Whiskey Point
11:00 am
Climb the Whiskey Point Lighthouse Tower on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through August 28, 2019.  If you’ve never seen the view from up top, you need to see it.  If you have seen it, you already know you need to see it again. AFter you clinb the tower, head on out to Protar’s House on[...]
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point: Environmental History @ St. James Township Hall
12:00 pm
It’s another Picnic at the Point Event. This time a look back at the history of concern about environmental issues on the island. Bring your lunch and listen to learn.
Protar Home Tours @ Protar's House
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Protar Home Tours @ Protar's House
1:00 pm
Join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through August 28, 2019.   The Protar Home is open from 1-3.  The Protar Home is located at 28315 Sloptown Road. BONUS: Make a day out of it! Whiskey Point first, Protar’s second. And, don’t forget BIHS Picnics at the Point on Wednesdays at noon. The Historical Society is[...]
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Aug 21 @ 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;[...]
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Farmer's Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:00 am
You’ll find farm fresh fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, honey, cheese, fresh baked bread, cookies, fudge and more every Thursday morning during the summer at the Beaver Island Farmer’s Market at the Paradise Bay Coffee Shop. You can shop the market and then grab a bite to eat at the Coffee Shop.  Here’s a word[...]
Kickboxing @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Kickboxing @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
Kickboxing? Yes, kickboxing for exercise.  It’s a great workout and you can learn some self defense moves along the way.  Join physical education expert Jimmy McCafferty for a class that will get you going.
Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
A cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong, Pickleball is a fun and exciting game for all ages! Played with with 2 or 4 people, Pickleball works with hand-eye coordination skills, shot placement and strategy versus brute power, or strength. Come learn how to lob, slam, drive and volley! During the summer, we play outdoors[...]
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 22 @ 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.  
Robert Neff Author Event @ Beaver Island District Library
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Robert Neff Author Event @ Beaver Island District Library
7:00 pm
Join us August 22 at 7 p.m. to hear about Robert Neff’s new book: After All. “Romance, Revenge, and Rio create the perfect storm that will have you on the edge of your seat as you find yourself time traveling back to an era and an exotic place so full of danger and intrigue, you[...]
Basic Yoga @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Basic Yoga @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
YOGA at the BIC Center! The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 10th year the YOGA program presented by Lisa Theriac, aka “YOGA Lisa”! Please join Lisa and her associate Sue Screven for YOGA this summer! Along with sharing this 4,000 yr. old practice, your generous donations for this summer YOGA[...]
Art in the Harbor @ Beaver Island Community Center Sidewalk & Welcome Center
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Art in the Harbor @ Beaver Island Community Center Sidewalk & Welcome Center
10:00 am
Stop by to shop for crafts of all types from local artisans at Art in the Harbor.  You’ll find them in a new location this week:  on the sidewalk in front of the BIC Center and just inside in the McDonald Welcome Center at the BIC Center.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:30 am
A certified 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!
Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Men's Prayer Breakfast @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
8:00 am
Join us Saturday mornigs for fellowship, breakfast and prayer.
Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Pickleball @ Municipal Tennis Courts | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
A cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong, Pickleball is a fun and exciting game for all ages! Played with with 2 or 4 people, Pickleball works with hand-eye coordination skills, shot placement and strategy versus brute power, or strength. Come learn how to lob, slam, drive and volley! During the summer, we play outdoors[...]
Self-Defense Class @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Self-Defense Class @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
9:30 am
Come learn about self defense.  Don’t worry.  No body throwing.  Not even much physical contact.  Just lots of demonstrations to show  techniques to release choke, hand and body holds as well as pressure point locations and strikes to counter them. Contact Jim for more info at 310-466-0828 or jimbuild4@gmail.com.
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Whiskey Point Lighthouse Tours @ Whiskey Point
11:00 am
Climb the Whiskey Point Lighthouse Tower on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through August 28, 2019.  If you’ve never seen the view from up top, you need to see it.  If you have seen it, you already know you need to see it again. AFter you clinb the tower, head on out to Protar’s House on[...]
Protar Home Tours @ Protar's House
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Protar Home Tours @ Protar's House
1:00 pm
Join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays now through August 28, 2019.   The Protar Home is open from 1-3.  The Protar Home is located at 28315 Sloptown Road. BONUS: Make a day out of it! Whiskey Point first, Protar’s second. And, don’t forget BIHS Picnics at the Point on Wednesdays at noon. The Historical Society is[...]
A Dog’s Journey @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A Dog's Journey @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG | 1h 49min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Director: Gail Mancuso Writers:  W. Bruce Cameron (book), W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay) | 3 more credits » Stars:  Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Kathryn Prescott | See full cast & crew »
Shadow @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Shadow @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
NR | 1 hr 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Martial Arts, War With Shadow, director Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers) once again pushes the boundaries of wuxia action to create a film like no other, masterfully painting a canvas of inky blacks and greys punctuated with bursts of color from the blood[...]
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 25 @ 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 Eucharist @ St. James Episcopal Mission
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am
Sunday Eucharist @ St. James Episcopal Mission
10:00 am
St. James Episcopal Churchinvites all to join us for worship and Holy Communion every Sunday in June, July & August. St. James Episcopal Church is a worshipping, serving Christian community in the Anglican Episcopal tradition.
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Aug 25 @ 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 serrvuices are lead by a variety of visiting pastors.