Community Calendar

Check here for events all over Beaver Island (including the BIC Center). We also have agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

Want to see your event here? Use the handy “+Post Your Event” button in the upper right hand of the calendar below.  It’s that friendly orange one down there. More information on posting your event is here.  Or, send and email with the details to calendar@wvbi.net. Be sure to include a description, the date and time, any cost, whether reservations are necessary and the name, email address, postal address and phone number of a person who can be contacted for additional details.  All of this information may be included in the calendar entry we post.

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Beaver Island Eco Fair @ Heritage Park
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day
Beaver Island Eco Fair @ Heritage Park
12:00 am
‘The Beaver Island Eco-Fair is a celebration of nature and sustainability. Our focus is awareness and promoting solutions in ecology, renewable energy and local food systems. The fair features local and regional green vendors, sustainable technology, arts, music, environmental action & education organizations. The mission of the Beaver Island Eco-Fair is to showcase sustainable solutions,[...]
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day
Beaver Island Eco-Fair
12:00 am
The Beaver Island Eco Fair is back after a year off to make way for the WaterWays exhibit. Check back for details later this spring.
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 29 @ 9:00 pm
Samuel Seth Bernard & Levi Taylor @ Heritage Park
7:00 pm
Born and raised on Earthwork Farm in rural Northern Michigan, Seth Bernard was brought up in the folk and farmstead culture with an enriching integrative experience of the arts, agriculture, and community. In 2001, Seth founded Earthwork Music, a renowned Michigan-based collective of successful independent musicians who focus their efforts on environmental advocacy, social justice,[...]
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peter Sinclair - Climate Change & Energy Solutions @ Holy Cross Hall
7:00 pm
PETER SINCLAIR is a world – renowned videographer of Climate Change and a Michigan-based Advocate for Clean Energy Initiatives. He will share stunning footage from Greenland and his ‘Dark Snow’ Collaborate Project with climate change scientists. THE CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION! Peter also has exciting information to share with us on the Renewable Energy Revolution and[...]
Dave Bennett Jazz Quartet @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Bennett Jazz Quartet @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | MI | United States
8:00 pm
The BIC Center brings the always-popular Dave Bennett back to the stage again this summer. The show will not only showcase Dave’s incredible clarinet, but his fine voice, as well as his famous “barrelhouse boogie-woogie” piano–and the equally impresive members of his Jazz Quartet.  “We’ll play swing, gospel, blues and rock. People who don’t usually[...]
Independence Day Parade @ Downtown Beaver Island
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Independence Day Parade @ Downtown Beaver Island | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
2:00 pm
Our nation’s birthday is celebrated on Beaver Island like no place else and the parade is the highlight of the day for most.  The theme for the 2019 parade is “Discover Beaver Island – America at its Best!”   Want to march or enter a float? Contact the BI Chamber of Commerce for details, but really all[...]
Neil Simon’s California Suite @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm
Neil Simon's California Suite @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
For their first performance, CMU’s University Theater Summer Program brings you Neil Simon’s California Suite – a quartet of four brilliantly comic vignettes about different visitors to Suite 203-204 of The Beverly Hills Hotel. The Visitor from New York introduces us to an urban workaholic who cannot abide the leisurely life-style her ex-husband has adopted[...]
11th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert @ Reddeer | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
7:00 pm
The 12th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert will be held “in the yard” at Reddeer on Kings Highway. All donations from this concert go to scholarships/tuition for the music students. For more information, contact Eleanor McDonough at 231-547-6722.
Ken Ludwig’s A Fox on the Fairway @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm
Ken Ludwig's A Fox on the Fairway @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:30 pm
CMU Summer Theater Program’s second show for the summer is a tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s.  A Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and[...]
PABI Summer Gala 2019 @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm
PABI Summer Gala 2019 @ Beaver Island Community Center
5:30 pm
Mark your calendar now for  the 35th annual PABI Summer Gala including a reception, dinner, ‘uniquely Beaver Island’ entertainment and charity auction. This premier event of the summer helps sustain the operations of the Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI throughout the year.  Check back here or at the BIC Center for the exciting details[...]
RFD Boys @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm
RFD Boys @ Beaver Island Community Center
8:00 pm
The RFD Boys have been delighting audiences since 1969 with their fabulous musicianship and sly, exquisitely timed between-song humor. With an appearance on the cover of Bluegrass Unlimited, with songs recorded by the likes of the Country Gentlemen, and with performances alongside bluegrass greats like Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley, the RFD Boys are a[...]
The Bootstrap Boys - Beaver Island Mac Party
9:00 pm
The Bootstrap Boys are a four-piece country band based in Grand Rapids, MI, The Bootstrap Boys have developed a unique sound that takes ita cues from that particular mix of country and gospel found in the small churches of rural Michigan, spiced with the redneck flavor of the small town honky tonks of the Midwest.[...]
Jesse Ray & the Carolina Catfish @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Jul 17 @ 9:30 pm – Jul 18 @ 12:30 am
Jesse Ray & the Carolina Catfish @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
9:30 pm
Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish is simplicity with volume. This band boasts Jammie awards for all three of their studio works published. They will bring the live performance you have yearned for. With Jesse Ray’s powerful guitar, cutting harmonica, and rockin’ vocals, to  Dingo Hopp’s audacious percusion. Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish have[...]
Beaver Island Music Festival – The Line Up @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 1:00 am
Beaver Island Music Festival - The Line Up @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
6:00 pm
Plan to come on out for this amazing line-up! Bigfoot Buffalo, Cluster Pluck, Ed Palmer, Escaping Pavement, Falling Through April, Flexadecibel, G-Snacks, Hymn for Her, Jesse Ray & the Carolina Catfish, Jo Serrapere & John Devine, Loren Cole, Moonbeau, The Bootstrap Boys, The Hacky Turtles, Zaynab Wilson, Dave Boutette & Kristi Lynn Davis, Shelly Smith[...]
Jo Serrapere – BIMF After Glow @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jo Serrapere - BIMF After Glow @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
3:00 pm
Earthwork Collective artist Jo Serrapere (sarah-pear), a songwriter from Detroit, Michigan, started playing guitar at 23 when seeking out lessons from Delta Blues guitarist, Shari Kane. Shortly thereafter, Jo began writing her own songs while completing her college studies in clinical psychology. She now plays at music venues throughout the United States as well as maintaining a successful psychotherapy practice and raising her delightful daughter. [...]
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Escaping Pavement @ Circle M
6:00 pm
The talent, the chemistry, the holistic mindset, it shines in every song. Burns and Markovitz have dismissed glitz and glamour, no amp feedback or laser light shows, no bandwagons hopped nor convoluted fusing of disparate subgenres; just the beauty of acoustic music and the warm rejuvenation of two vocal intonations that perfectly complement one another.
The Matchsellers @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Aug 2 @ 9:30 pm – Aug 3 @ 12:30 am
The Matchsellers @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
9:30 pm
As featured on NPR’s Mountain Stage Radio Show, The Bluegrass Situation and Bluegrass Today, the Matchsellers are Warsaw, Indiana native Andrew Morris and Julie Bates of Kansas City, Missouri. Their exciting, gritty, and often hilarious stage show has been developed over 6 years of touring across the US and Europe. The two met while working[...]
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
12:00 am
Come home to Beaver Island  and join in all the traditional events: the Bud McDonough Memorial Softball Tournament Friday afternoon and all-day Saturday; August Dinner with grilled chicken all the fixins’ at the Holy Cross Hall…brought to you by Holy Cross Church; and the Basket of Joy Raffle…also brought to you by Holy Cross Church..raffled[...]
The Hobbit Trail: A Misguided Comedy Tour @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
The Hobbit Trail: A Misguided Comedy Tour @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Nate Ford and Brendan O’Day have been on The Hobbit Trail since 2013 bringing down houses across the country with their special brand of independent humor.  It’s “Misguided” because, well, they do things most comedians have been told NOT to do.  Starting with comedy based on The Hobbit Erin, passing through special St. Practice Day training on[...]
Erin Coburn @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Erin Coburn @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Erin Coburn has captivated her audiences since a young age, with her prowess on guitar, her powerful vocals, and bringing her own style of Rock with Blues influences into the 21st century.  Those that attend Erin’s live shows describe her as having a mesmerizing stage presence with her intricate arrangements and dynamic lyrics that stirs the[...]
The Legal Immigrants - BI Run - Weekend Appearances
12:00 am
The Legal Immigrants are four battered souls banded together in Grand Rapids, MI. Their genre-phobic style has something for everyone, and everything for some. Vocals, Guitar / BootsLead Guitar / Ben TaberBass / Kevin KitschDrums / Marcus James Brought to you by (PARC) Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities  
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day
An Dro
12:00 am
Celtic-based, globally-infused, world-beat music! An Dro is an ensemble of eclectic instrumentalists who speak from the heart with uncommon synergy. Their music is a blend of traditional and original melodies from across the globe, reaching back to the past, with an eye to the present and the future. An Dro takes you on an adventure[...]
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day
Brother Crowe
12:00 am
Derek Wikarski – Lead Vocals, Harmonica, BodhranPaul Wikarski – Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle,  vocalsHailing from Detroit—and damn proud of it—Brother Crowe has hammered through over 100 shows in a year, sometimes playing three gigs in a day. But now is their time to shine. The band consists of two brothers, Derek (vocals/harmonica/bodhran) and Paul (guitars/banjo/vocals). Brother Crowe’s purpose,[...]
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day
Finvarra's Wren
12:00 am
Finvarra’s Wren is one of North America’s most exciting Irish quartets. ‘Making the kind of music you’d only expect to hear on the west coast of Ireland’ (Metro Times),  the members of this Detroit, Michigan based band are intensely dedicated to their instruments and craft.  Jim Perkins and Cheryl Burns are well known for their sensitive[...]
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day
The Byrnes Brothers
12:00 am
The Byrne Brothers are a family band from Dublin who moved to Donegal for a few years and now live in Orlando Florida. They are all County Champions of their Traditional Irish Instruments, Duo and Trio Champions and Ulster Champion Irish Dancers. Their Dad Tommy backs them on Guitar and also plays Uilleann Pipes, Fiddle Whistles and Bagpipes. Their[...]
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Mark your calendar know for the 2019 CMU Community Appreciation Party.  As it does every year, CMU will host the party to celebrate the end of the season at the main lodge/cafeteria at CMUBS main campus on East Side Drive.  A reception will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:00.  You can count on[...]
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
A fabulous featuring of arts, crafts and packaged goodies from Island and Island-related artisans! Everything from hand-thrown functional pottery to hand-blown glass beaded jewelry; fur, bone and leather accessories to watercolor prints and textile collectibles; precious metals and stone accessories to sweet-smelling candles and relaxation materials. You’ll find something for everyone–and everyone on your gift-list.