Community Calendar

Check here for events at the BICC and all over Beaver Island. There are “posterboard,” 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.

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Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Singers of the Teal Lake Drum
1:00 pm
Join us at Holy Cross Parish for Singers of the Teal Lake Drum.  The Singers of the Teal Lake Drum are Native American.  As they participate in a Drum Circle each member stands and sings a piece about the cultural meaning of each instrument and their connection to Bishop Baraga.   Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Baraga History Talk & Walk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Baraga History Talk & Walk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
2:00 pm
Join us for a special presentation on Bishop Baraga’s involvement with Beaver Island. Speakers will include: NMU History Professor Emeritus Russell Magnaghi will talk about Baraga’s history and encounter with the Strangites. Lenore McKeen, Executive Director of the Bishop Baraga Association will talk about the Baraga cause for veneration and how his life inspires her.[...]
St. James Board of Review Meeting @ St. James Governmental Center
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm
St. James Board of Review Meeting @ St. James Governmental Center
3:00 pm
The St. James Township Board of Review will meet at the Governmental Center located at 37830 King’s Hwy, Beaver Island, Michigan, on July 17, 2018, at 03:00 p.m.At this meeting the following will be addressed:• A clerical error relative to the correct assessment figures, the rate of taxation, or the mathematical computation relating to the[...]
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A Tribute to Barry Pischner and Beaver Island’s Balladeers @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
Laurie Sommers, author of “The Beaver Island House Party.” will give a presentation about the late Barry Pischner’s music and his role in the history of Beaver Island’s ballad singing traditions.  A presentation with live music will delight all who attend! !   Museum Week 2018 is dedicated in memory of Barry Pischner.
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Beaver Island Wildlife Club Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
The Beaver Island Wildlife Club holds its regular meetings on the third Thursday of each month.  Contact Jacque LaFreniere for more details at 231-448-2220 or jacquel@tds.net.
Jul 17 @ 9:30 pm
PARC Presents: The Legal Immigrants @ Beachcomber
9:30 pm
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the third event of their BIMFx Summer Schedule:  The Legal Immigrants performing at the Beachcomber July 17th at 9:30pm. 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. See them again[...]
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 9th 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[...]
Picnic at the Point @ Whiskey Point
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ Whiskey Point
11:30 am
Join us for Week 4 of Picnic at the Point.  Bring a lunch and enjoy two presentations and the fabulous views.  This week: Native Water Ceremony performed by Theresa Keshick & JD Gibson and talk about the Beaver Island USCG History with Frank Hacket. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
12:00 pm
Enjoy the works and talent of local artists, painters, photographers,  woodworkers.  Most works displayed are offered for sale and a portion of the proceeds of the show benefits the BIHS. Be one of the 500+ who visit every year to see what amazing bursts of creativity have exploded from the Beaver Island Art Scene!  Open from[...]
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
12:00 pm
Join us for an in depth look at the home of an island legend.  Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmithing Demonstrations @ Heritage Park
2:00 pm
Today is the last day for blacksmithing demonstrations during Fun Days at Heritage Park.  Don’t miss out! Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Chuck and Ward’s Antique Appraisal Show @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chuck and Ward’s Antique Appraisal Show @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ANTIQUE APPRAISAL SHOW RETURNS! The Beaver Island Historical Society will host Chuck Schoenknecht and Ward Paul at the Beaver Island Community Center on July 18, 2018, for a Beaver Island Antique Appraisal fundraiser.  Chuck and Ward will examine your collectible or prized artifact (except for coins, stamps, or weapons) and give you their[...]
Jul 18 @ 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Roosevelt Diggs @ Beachcomber
9:00 pm
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the fourth event of their BIMFx Summer Schedule:  Roosevelt Diggs performing at the BIMF Kick-off Party at the Circle M on July 18th at 9:00pm. Roosevelt Diggs brings the wide influences of four individuals into one painted landscape. They focus their obsession for music into this[...]
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
12:00 am
For centuries, strains of music have risen from the deep green forests of Beaver Island. Today this age-old tradition continues in the form of the Beaver Island Music Festival, at a gathering place nestled in the upland hardwoods of Beaver Isle’s West Side. The Festival is a rich mix of music, art, and nature, a[...]
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children's Field Trip to Miller's Marsh @ CMU Biological Station
9:00 am
Come join Mr. John Gordon and Ms. Jessica Kosiara on our annual field trip for kids as part of Museum Week. Kids of all ages are welcome! Parents/guardians of young children may also join CMUBS staff as we tour the wetlands, fields, and forests of CMU’s Miller’s Marsh. Kids will capture live snakes, use dip-nets[...]
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Jul 19 @ 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[...]
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
12:00 pm
Enjoy the works and talent of local artists, painters, photographers,  woodworkers.  Most works displayed are offered for sale and a portion of the proceeds of the show benefits the BIHS. Be one of the 500+ who visit every year to see what amazing bursts of creativity have exploded from the Beaver Island Art Scene!  Open from[...]
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
12:00 pm
Join us for an in depth look at the home of an island legend.  Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Sounds of the Harbor @ Marine Museum
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sounds of the Harbor @ Marine Museum
12:00 pm
Adam Fogg will toot the Beaver Island whistles and horns.  Check out all of our Museum Week 2018 events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org/museum-week.html or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fishing Families & Boat Captains @ Marine Museum
1:00 pm
From 1 – 4 all fishing families and boat captains are invited to the marine museum social to share their stories.  We will be recording the historical accounts.  This is also a great time for the public to visit our Marine Museum and meet our Maritime Celebrities and hear the stories.   Check out all of[...]
Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 19 @ 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.  
Libraries Rock Band Party @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Libraries Rock Band Party @ Beaver Island District Library
2:00 pm
Join us for a Libraries Rock Band Program.  There’ll be games, crafts and musicians.  And lots of fun.
State of the School Update & Ice Cream Social @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
State of the School Update & Ice Cream Social @ Beaver Island Community School
4:30 pm
Come One! Come All! BICS State of the School Address & an Ice Cream Party on the Playground! Thursday, July 19th! 4:30-5:00 pm—State of the School Address Wil Cwikiel, BICS Superintendent-Principal will deliver a “State of the School Address” in the High School Commons. He will talk about the past, present, and future of the[...]
Jul 20 all-day
PARC Presents: Clark the Juggler at the BIHS Water Carnival @ Jewell Gillespie Public Beach
12:00 am
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents Clark the Juggler performing as part of Museum Week and the BIHS Kid’s Water Carnival at the Public Beach. His shows include juggling, balancing acts, flow arts, danger, comedy, and various stunts with high visual impact.  The show is family friendly, and enjoyable for audiences of[...]
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
9:30 am
YOGA at the BIC Center! The Beaver Island Community Center is thrilled to offer for the 9th 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[...]
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 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!
Water Carnival @ Public Beach
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Water Carnival @ Public Beach
11:00 am
Join us for the BIHS Water Carnival: Paper boatbuilding with a shoreline race, face painting, vintage bike show and bike decorating, and children’s bike parade, along with entertainment from Clark the Juggler. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
12:00 pm
Enjoy the works and talent of local artists, painters, photographers,  woodworkers.  Most works displayed are offered for sale and a portion of the proceeds of the show benefits the BIHS. Be one of the 500+ who visit every year to see what amazing bursts of creativity have exploded from the Beaver Island Art Scene!  Open from[...]
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
12:00 pm
Join us for an in depth look at the home of an island legend.  Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Niibi Miinwa Anaangonsok (Water & Stars): A presentation by L.J. Denemy @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:00 pm
The Historical Society is honored to welcome L.J. Denemy from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. He will give a presentation titled, NIIBI MIINWA ANAANGONSOK (WATER AND STARS). L.J. Denemy is the Title VI Indian Education Coordinator for the Charlevoix Schools. His presentation will share general knowledge about the Anishinaabe culture, and[...]