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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Feb 27 @ 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 6:05 pm – 6:12 pm
Community Calendar
6:05 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:05 pm
FSN News
7:00 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 28 @ 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[...]
Feb 28 @ 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[...]
Feb 28 @ 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[...]
Feb 28 @ 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[...]

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

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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.

Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill & Pub
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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!
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Feb 29 @ 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[...]
Breakfast at Tiffany’s @ Beaver Island Community Center
Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:10 pm
Breakfast at Tiffany's @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
Not Rated | 1h 55min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Director:  Blake EdwardsWriters:  Truman Capote (based on the novel by), George Axelrod (screenplay)Stars:  Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal | See full cast & crew »    
The Nightingale @ Beaver Island Community Center
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:31 pm
The Nightingale @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
R | 2h 16min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller  Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma[...]
C3F Grant Deadline: Scholarships @ Charlevoix County Community Foundation
Mar 1 all-day
C3F Grant Deadline: Scholarships @ Charlevoix County Community Foundation
12:00 am
The Charlevoix County Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from new high school graduates to fund post-secondary education through 11:59 on March 1.  Go to their website at c3f.org for details on how to apply.
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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.
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 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
Mar 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[...]
Mid-American Model United Nations Conference @ Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center
Mar 4 – Mar 7 all-day
Mid-American Model United Nations Conference @ Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center
12:00 am
Students from Beaver Island Community School will be participating in Mid-American Model United Nations March 5-7, 2020 in Kalamazoo, MI, accompanied by 7-12 social studies teacher, Adam Richards. Elisha Richards, Quintan De Laat, and Zander Drost will be attending the large United Nations simulation as delegates of Mexico, while Elsie Burton, Ash Antkoviak, Jared Robert,[...]
Everything to do with Needles @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Everything to do with Needles @ Peaine Township Hall
9:30 am
Would you like to learn a new hobby? How about Knitting, Crocheting or Quilting!Already know how and want to improve your skills! Everything to do with Needles will be meeting at the Peaine Township Hall starting January 2020, every Wednesday 9:30-Noon.  Bring your project or start a new one. Come through the side door and[...]
St. James Township Board Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
Mar 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[...]
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 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.  
Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill & Pub
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 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!
Pickleball @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 7 @ 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[...]
Frozen II @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Frozen II @ Beaver Island Community Center
4:00 pm
PG | 1h 43min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa’s powers in order to save their kingdom. Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Writers:  Jennifer Lee (screenplay by), Jennifer Lee (story by) | 5 more credits » Stars:  Kristen[...]
Knives Out @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:25 pm
Knives Out @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
PG-13 | 2h 11min | Comedy,  Crime, Drama A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Director: Rian Johnson Writer: Rian Johnson Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas | See full cast & crew »
Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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.