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.

Want to see your event here? 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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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.
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[...]
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[...]
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.
Field Trip to the Inland Lakes @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Field Trip to the Inland Lakes @ CMU Biological Station
9:00 am
Beaver’s six inland lakes vary widely in their chemical, physical, and biological makeup. Join the island’s most knowledgeable field guide, Dan Benjamin, as he guides participants through the history and the mechanisms driving such great diversity in a small area. Benjamin has taught classes at CMUBS, led numerous field trips, and has a vested interest[...]
Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour @ Beaver Island District Library
1:00 pm
A special story hour with Lori E. Taylor, author of Bamboozled on Beaver Island. She will entertain children and the young at heart with a festive garden walk and a puppet show. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Jul 21 @ 6:40 pm
Museum Week BINGO
6:40 pm
BINGO!  It’s a fundraiser for the Beaver Island Historical Society.  Hang with you risland buddies.  Have fun.  Rasie money to support the museums, Museum Week and other BIHS work. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
Water|Ways Symposium @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Water|Ways Symposium @ CMU Biological Station
10:00 am
WATER|WAYS SYMPOSIUM- BEAVER ISLAND WATER|WAYS BLOWOUT! The exhibit is approaching the end of its stay on the Island.  If you have not had the opportunity to check out the events yet, you still have time! Doors Open at 10 GUEST SPEAKERSTOPIC: MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY 10:15 -11:15 MIKE WEEDE & CAROL LINTEAU: “Shipwrecks from Beaver Island: Dedicated in[...]
BIHS Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BIHS Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
7:00 pm
Normally the BIHS Board meets the third Thursday of each month, but sin cethat falls during Museum Week this month, they are meeting the following week on July 26th–same time, same place.
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
1:00 pm
Join our Director and Captain, Dr. Don Uzarski, as he takes participants out of Paradise Bay aboard CMU’s M.V. Chippewa. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on as we deploy scientific equipment into Lake Michigan and collect live samples using a 10’plankton net, ponar bottom sampler, CTD water sampler, and more! Data collected by[...]
Blue Planet II @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Blue Planet II @ Beaver Island Community Center
3:00 pm
The Beaver Island Historical Society & Water|Ways in association with the BIC Center present: Blue Planet II.  Please join us for the fascinating film from BBC, hosted by  Richard Attenbourough.  It explores the Beauty and the dangers the worlds water systems face in the modern world. David Attenborough returns to the world’s oceans in this[...]
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Music on the Porch gets Serious!
7:30 pm
Ivan (one of the Gerrish family bunch) is Bringing his trio toBeaver Island for a concert, TuesdayAugust 7 @ 7:30 p.m. BEETHOVEN, MOZART, KODALYat the St. James Episcopal Church.The three masterful young men:Ivan Suminiski, ViolinJoe Skerik, ViolaKyle Stachnik, CelloDonations will benefit the Historical Society
Appreciation Party for Docents, Volunteers and Members of BIHS
7:30 pm
The Society invites you to an appreciation thank you event on Thursday, September 6th at the Donegal Bay Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. for dessert and punch, an opportunity to socialize and hopefully share a beautiful Beaver Island sunset.  If you have a dessert you would like to share, please feel free to bring to the[...]
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 3:30 pm
SeaGrant: Great Lakes Heritage Fishing Trail Annual Conference @ CMU Biological Station
2:00 pm
Beaver Islanders can register at the door and the full conference rate is $50 and payable to Michigan SeaGrant.  There is no charge to attend the Third Coast Conversation session.   2018 Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail Conference> Beaver Island, MI > September 12-13, 2018 > “Fisheries Heritage in a Digital World” Wednesday, September 12th Experiencing[...]
Whiskey Point Light House Opening @ Whiskey Point Lighthouse
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Whiskey Point Light House Opening @ Whiskey Point Lighthouse
11:00 am
Woohoo! The Lighthouse at Whiskey Point will be open this weekend.  Stop by and enjoy one of a kind views of fall colors on the island.
BIHS Public Information Meeting @ Beaver Island District Library
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BIHS Public Information Meeting @ Beaver Island District Library
7:00 pm
Join your Beaver Island Historical Society for a special public meeting about the construction going on at the Print Shop Museum. Our architect/board member Vince Ebersoldt will give a presentation and answer questions about BIHS plans for the reconstruction of the kitchen addition as exhibit/education/community space. Have questions?  You’ll get answers at this meeting.  Please[...]
A Beaver Island Tribute to the Carl D. Bradley @ Beaver Island Community Center
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Beaver Island Tribute to the Carl D. Bradley @ Beaver Island Community Center
3:00 pm
November Requiem Trailer Presented by the Beaver Island Historical Society in partnership with the Preservation Association of Beaver Island (PABI): November Requiem tells the story of a small Great Lakes town suffering in the aftermath of a maritime tragedy that claimed the lives of 23 sailors in Rogers City and 33 sailors total!  Fifty years[...]
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Remembering the Carl D. Bradley: November Requiem @ Beaver Island Community Center
3:00 pm
Join the Beaver Island Historical Society and the BIC Center in remembering the crew of the Carl D. Bradley and their families with the film November, the premiere of a filmed interview with survivor Frank Mays and Q&A with islanders who were here when she went down.  The Bradley sank in a November storm off[...]
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL DATES: JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M. JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M. ­­   The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s.  The public is invited to attend group sessions[...]