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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Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 15 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 15 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 15 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 16 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 16 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 16 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 17 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 17 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 17 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
DGSP Summer School of Music @ Beaver Island Community School
DGSP Summer School of Music @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 17 all-day
DGSP Summer School of Music @ Beaver Island Community School
Beginning and continuing students are invited to participate in a summer version of the school year program offered by DGSP.  Students are encourage to attend as family schedules allow, though beginning students are encourage to attend all classes. Classes are 45 minutes to 1 hour.  Beginner through advanced levels offered at each session. Private lessons[...]
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 18 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 18 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 18 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 19 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 19 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 19 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 19 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
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[...]
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 20 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 20 all-day
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Looking for an opportunity to get a leg up on your college career.  The CMU Biological Station can help you do that with the opportunity to earn three credits while studying biology in a two week class right at CMUBS on Beaver Island. Earning college credit as a high school junior or senior is a[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 20 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 20 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
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[...]
PARC Presents: Clark the Juggler at the BIHS Water Carnival @ Jewell Gillespie Public Beach
PARC Presents: Clark the Juggler at the BIHS Water Carnival @ Jewell Gillespie Public Beach
Jul 20 all-day
PARC Presents: Clark the Juggler at the BIHS Water Carnival @ Jewell Gillespie Public Beach
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[...]
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 21 all-day
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Beaver Island has been expressly chosen by the Michigan Humanities Council to host “Water|Ways” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The exhibition will tour six communities in Michigan from June 23, 2018 through April 7, 2019.  Beaver Island is the exhibit’s first[...]
Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 21 all-day
Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events including: music; presentations on nature, history, and Native American culture; nature walks and cruises, and an art show. Museum Week 2017 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2018.
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 21 all-day
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
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[...]
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9:30 am Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
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, and please join us afterwards for coffee, cookies and fellowship. Our services are led by a variety of visiting pastors.
12:00 pm “This Place Matters” Beaver Head Light House Community Picnic @ Beaver Island Head Lighthouse
“This Place Matters” Beaver Head Light House Community Picnic @ Beaver Island Head Lighthouse
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
“This Place Matters” Beaver Head Light House Community Picnic @ Beaver Island Head Lighthouse
“This Place Matters”  The activities will include music, games, and a community picnic.  Please bring a dish to pass and Join us for an Island group photograph in front of the lighthouse featuring “This Place Matters” signs by the National Register of Historic Places.
9:30 am YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
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[...]
10:30 am DNR Meeting: Inland Trails @ Peaine Township Hall
DNR Meeting: Inland Trails @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
DNR Meeting: Inland Trails @ Peaine Township Hall
Join Jennifer Kleitch and the Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association for a meeting about the management of inland trials.
11:00 am YOGA – Therapeutic @ Beaver Island Community Center
YOGA – Therapeutic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
YOGA – Therapeutic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Therapeutic Yoga is designed for the aging individual who: may be on medications; recovering from an injury or have limited mobility; is post-surgical and wanting to gain strength and flexibility; is ready to start incorporating an exercise program that moves at their own pace.  All poses are modified for therapeutic classes.    Learn to protect[...]
12:00 pm Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Join us for our Heritage Park Fun Days.  From noon to 1 enjoy a blacksmiths hot dog lunch and children’s crafts (paper dragons).
1:00 pm Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Join us at Heritage Park for Fun Days Monday through Wednesday and see blacksmithing demonstrations by members of the Michigan Blacksmithing Artists Assocation. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
7:00 pm Music on the Porch @ Print Shop
Music on the Porch @ Print Shop
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Music on the Porch @ Print Shop
Join us Monday evening outdoors in front of the Print Shop Museum. Bring the family, lawn chairs or blankets enjoy a fun evening listening to Island Musicians and Storytellers. This is an all-time favorite for Museum Week! Performers who would like to participate should contact Sheri Timsak by Saturday, July 14 @ 448.2510 Check back[...]
10:00 am Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
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!
10:00 am CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House @ CMU Boathouse, Whiskey Point | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Always a highlight of Museum Week, the CMU Boathouse open house presents the opportunity to see the facility’s 12 mesocosms (each a 250-gallon tank representing a small experimental aquatic ecosystem) that can be filled (when the lake is stratified during the summer) with warm nutrient-depleted water pumped from the surface of Lake Michigan or cold nutrient-rich water[...]
10:00 am Computer Workshop and One-on-One @ Beaver Island Community Center
Computer Workshop and One-on-One @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Computer Workshop and One-on-One @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Need help with today’s computer technology?! Having trouble with your PC, updates, Tablet or printer?! Well, the “Doctor” is in! Come consult with our “resident IT-guy”, Pat Bonadeo for some one-on-one instruction and troubleshooting! Pat is versed in both PC and Mac operating systems and applications and will assist you in addressing your specific issues.[...]
11:30 am Peaine Township Board of Review Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Peaine Township Board of Review Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am
Peaine Township Board of Review Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
The Peaine Township Board of Review meets at 11:30
12:00 pm Antiques Appraisal Show Item Drop Off @ Beaver Island Community Center
Antiques Appraisal Show Item Drop Off @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Antiques Appraisal Show Item Drop Off @ Beaver Island Community Center
Please drop off items to be appraised Wednesday evening Antiques Appraisal Show at the Community Center between 12-3  today!  A receipt will be issued and items will be securely stored overnight for research and returned after the show on Wednesday evening.  The registration is limited to two items per family, $10 for the first item,  $5 for[...]
12:00 pm Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts @ Heritage Park
Join us for our Heritage Park Fun Days.  From noon to 1 enjoy a blacksmiths hot dog lunch and children’s crafts (paper dragons).
1:00 pm Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmithing Demonstration @ Heritage Park
Join us at Heritage Park for Fun Days Monday through Wednesday and see blacksmithing demonstrations by members of the Michigan Blacksmithing Artists Assocation. Check out all of our events at http://www.beaverislandhistory.org or museumweek.wvbi.net.
1:00 pm Singers of the Teal Lake Drum
Singers of the Teal Lake Drum
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Singers of the Teal Lake Drum
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.
2:00 pm Baraga History Talk & Walk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Baraga History Talk & Walk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Baraga History Talk & Walk @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
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.[...]
3:00 pm St. James Board of Review Meeting @ St. James Governmental Center
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
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[...]
7:00 pm A Tribute to Barry Pischner and Beaver Island’s Balladeers @ Beaver Island Community Center
A Tribute to Barry Pischner and Beaver Island’s Balladeers @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A Tribute to Barry Pischner and Beaver Island’s Balladeers @ Beaver Island Community Center
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.
7:00 pm Beaver Island Wildlife Club Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Beaver Island Wildlife Club Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Beaver Island Wildlife Club Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
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.
9:30 pm PARC Presents: The Legal Immigrants @ Beachcomber
PARC Presents: The Legal Immigrants @ Beachcomber
Jul 17 @ 9:30 pm
PARC Presents: The Legal Immigrants @ Beachcomber
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[...]
9:30 am YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community 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 program have made an impact[...]
11:30 am Picnic at the Point @ Whiskey Point
Picnic at the Point @ Whiskey Point
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ Whiskey Point
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.
12:00 pm Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
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[...]
12:00 pm Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
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.
2:00 pm Blacksmithing Demonstrations @ Heritage Park
Blacksmithing Demonstrations @ Heritage Park
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmithing Demonstrations @ Heritage Park
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.
7:00 pm Chuck and Ward’s Antique Appraisal Show @ Beaver Island Community Center
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
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[...]
9:00 pm PARC Presents: Roosevelt Diggs @ Beachcomber
PARC Presents: Roosevelt Diggs @ Beachcomber
Jul 18 @ 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Roosevelt Diggs @ Beachcomber
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[...]
9:00 am Children’s Field Trip to Miller’s Marsh @ CMU Biological Station
Children’s Field Trip to Miller’s Marsh @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children's Field Trip to Miller's Marsh @ CMU Biological Station
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[...]
9:00 am Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
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
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[...]
12:00 pm Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
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[...]
12:00 pm Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
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.
12:00 pm Sounds of the Harbor @ Marine Museum
Sounds of the Harbor @ Marine Museum
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sounds of the Harbor @ Marine Museum
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.
1:00 pm Fishing Families & Boat Captains @ Marine Museum
Fishing Families & Boat Captains @ Marine Museum
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fishing Families & Boat Captains @ Marine Museum
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[...]
1:00 pm Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
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
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.  
2:00 pm Libraries Rock Band Party @ Beaver Island District Library
Libraries Rock Band Party @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Libraries Rock Band Party @ Beaver Island District Library
Join us for a Libraries Rock Band Program.  There’ll be games, crafts and musicians.  And lots of fun.
4:30 pm State of the School Update & Ice Cream Social @ Beaver Island Community School
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
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[...]
9:30 am YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
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[...]
10:00 am Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
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
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!
11:00 am Water Carnival @ Public Beach
Water Carnival @ Public Beach
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Water Carnival @ Public Beach
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.
12:00 pm Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Week Art Show @ Gregg Fellowship Center
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[...]
12:00 pm Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour
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.
7:00 pm Niibi Miinwa Anaangonsok (Water & Stars): A presentation by L.J. Denemy @ Beaver Island Community Center
Niibi Miinwa Anaangonsok (Water & Stars): A presentation by L.J. Denemy @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Niibi Miinwa Anaangonsok (Water & Stars): A presentation by L.J. Denemy @ Beaver Island Community Center
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[...]
9:00 am Field Trip to the Inland Lakes @ CMU Biological Station
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
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[...]
1:00 pm A Summer Story Hike , Puppet Show and Backyard Bingo @ Beaver Island District Library
A Summer Story Hike , Puppet Show and Backyard Bingo @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A Summer Story Hike , Puppet Show and Backyard Bingo @ Beaver Island District Library
“A Summer Story Hike, Story Walk” Michigan children’s author and illustrator, Lori Taylor, is bringing a portable Story Walk program to get kids reading and moving along a creative, sensory walk to the pages of her The Young GeEK’s Guide to Getting Outside book. The outdoors Story Walk is read one set of pages as[...]
1:00 pm Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour @ Beaver Island District Library
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
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.
1:00 pm Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults. Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie! Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look[...]
6:40 pm Museum Week BINGO
Museum Week BINGO
Jul 21 @ 6:40 pm
Museum Week BINGO
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.