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Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island
Smithsonian Water|Ways Exhibit on Beaver Island @ St. James Township Hall
Jun 23 – Aug 5 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[...]
10th Birthday Party
10th Birthday Party @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 1 all-day
10th Birthday Party @ Beaver Island Community Center
It’s our Tenth Birthday at the BIC Center and we’re celebrating!  Of course we’re celebrating all year with all sorts of fantastic events, but on our actual birthday we are celebrating with an actual party–and you are invited.  Join us for treats out front and help mark the 10th anniversary of the Community Center. WVBI will[...]
Charlevoix State Bank Opening Hours Change
Charlevoix State Bank Opening Hours Change
Jul 1 all-day
Charlevoix State Bank Opening Hours Change
Summer is here and with it extended banking hours.  Starting July 1 the bank is open weekdays from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m.  These hours will continue through August.
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
Jul 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Join the AMVETS for an island tradition–the AMVETS July 4th Week Pancake Breakfast.  The menu includes: Pancakes (of course), Scrambled Eggs, Sausage. Coffee, Juice, Milk and Fruit Cup All profits go to the support of a $1,000 scholarship for graduates of our school, to support island veterans, and the upkeep and maintenance of the Beaver[...]
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 1 @ 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.
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YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
Picnic at the Point 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Join us on the following Wednesdays at lunch, and Monday, July 2 for a “Picnic at the Point” and enjoy weekly speakers about various Water/Ways topics.  Bring your own lunch or pick up a box lunch from Dalwhinnies! June 27, 2018                     Topic: CMU Ferry Study: using the BIBCO ferry to monitor water quality in[...]
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DGSP Summer School of Music
DGSP Summer School of Music @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 3 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[...]
Socrates Café 6:30 pm
Socrates Café @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Socrates Café @ Beaver Island District Library
Join us for thoughtful discussion of issues and ideas.  People of all professions and all walks of life welcome. Students middle school and up, too. Come on down if you would like to participate, simply put, in a conversation. No lectures. No speeches. We ask a question and see where it goes from there.
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YOGA – Restorative 9:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 4 @ 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[...]
Independence Day Parade 2:00 pm
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
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 2018 parade is still a closely guarded secret (or hasn’t been dreamt up yet), but as soon as it is announced we’ll let you know.   Want to march or enter a[...]
Fourth of July Carnival 3:00 pm
Fourth of July Carnival @ Public Beach Green Space
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Fourth of July Carnival @ Public Beach Green Space | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Right after the parade another Beaver Island tradition gets underway–the 4th of July Carnival with a bounce house, dunk tank and all sorts of games for the young and young at heart.  You’ll find the activity in the green space between the public beach parking lot and the Holy Cross Rectory.
Boat Parade 9:00 pm
Boat Parade @ Paradise Bay
Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm
Boat Parade @ Paradise Bay
It’s a Beaver Island tradition.  Just ahead of the fireworks enjoy a boat parade from the shores of Paradise Bay.
PARC Presents: TJ Kelly 9:30 pm
PARC Presents: TJ Kelly @ Whiskey Point Brewing Company
Jul 4 @ 9:30 pm
PARC Presents: TJ Kelly @ Whiskey Point Brewing Company
  Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the first event of their summer BIMFx Summer Schedule:  TJ Kelly performing after the parade and at dusk along with the fireworks at the Whiskey Point Brewery. TJ Kelly Band is an original band from Ft Myers, Florida, whose musical sound can best be described[...]
Fireworks 10:00 pm
Fireworks @ Paradise Bay
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fireworks @ Paradise Bay
Enjoy fireworks over Paradise Bay from Whiskey Point, the Public Beach, the porch of the Beachcomber, your boat or pretty much anywhere with a view of the sky over the bay.  It’s a great way to end a 4th of July Celebration Beaver Island Style.
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CMU Summer Theater
CMU Summer Theater @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 5 – Jul 6 all-day
CMU Summer Theater @ Beaver Island Community Center
Performances by Central Michigan University’s traveling summer theater program have become an island favorite and summer tradition.  They are back for 2018.  There’ll be two great shows this summer.  Check back here or at the BIC Center website (http://biccenter.org) for the titles and other details when they are announced.
Eve Glen McDonough Music School
Eve Glen McDonough Music School @ Reddeer
Jul 5 – Jul 7 all-day
Eve Glen McDonough Music School @ Reddeer | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
The Eve Glen McDonough Music School will be held July 5-6-7, 2018 at “Reddeer”, Beaver Island. (the little cabin on the East side of King’s Highway as you are heading out of town). There will be morning sessions from 10am to 12pm, and afternoon sessions from 1-3pm. All ages are welcome to attend and instruction[...]
Farmer’s Market 9:00 am
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Jul 5 @ 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[...]
CMU Summer Theater: Self-Help 7:30 pm
CMU Summer Theater: Self-Help @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm
CMU Summer Theater: Self-Help @ Beaver Island Community Center
CMU Summer Theater returns to the BIC Center for another season open with Self Help, a first-rate comedy from internationally renowned playwright, Norm Foster, in which a married pair of second-rate theatre actors cast themselves as nationally renowned self-help gurus. What could possibly go wrong?  Their lives unravel in a farce as they try to conceal[...]
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YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
Marine Museum After Hours: Paddle Boarding Adventure in the Great Lakes 7:00 pm
Marine Museum After Hours: Paddle Boarding Adventure in the Great Lakes @ Beaver Island Marine Museum
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marine Museum After Hours: Paddle Boarding Adventure in the Great Lakes @ Beaver Island Marine Museum
kayaking-with-my-boys An evening talk with Chris Lechner.  Chris will share slides documenting his paddle boarding adventures on the Great Lakes, especially the Archipelago. This project was funded in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution.           
Sea Kayak Tour 7:00 pm
Sea Kayak Tour @ Happy Paddle
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm
Sea Kayak Tour @ Happy Paddle
Join Happy Paddle for a Sea Kayak Tour on the gorgeous waters of our Lake Michigan Archipelago.
CMU Summer Theater: The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby 7:30 pm
CMU Summer Theater: The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm
CMU Summer Theater: The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby @ Beaver Island Community Center
The second and final show in the CMU Summer Theater run this year is The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby. Investment banker James Bell gets stuck in the sleepy town of Kooshog Lake during the town’s annual fishing derby.  The show is a quirky comedy complete with romance, broken hearts and a shark attack. Tickets[...]
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Lego Club 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 7 @ 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[...]
Lego DC Supergirls (2018) 3:00 pm
Lego DC Supergirls (2018) @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:18 pm
Lego DC Supergirls (2018) @ Beaver Island Community Center
Not Rated | 1h 18min | Animation, Action, Family The girls discover a new high school, but soon realize that the school is for supervillains. Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Supergirl, Batgirl, Katana, and Bumblebee come together.  Trailer: https://youtu.be/tQkxYywhhbI  
11th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert 7:00 pm
11th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert @ Reddeer
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm
11th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert @ Reddeer | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
The 11th 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.
PARC Presents: Barbarossa Brothers 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Barbarossa Brothers @ Beachcomber
Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Barbarossa Brothers @ Beachcomber
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the second event of their BIMFx Summer Schedule:  The Barbarossa Brothers performing at the Glen McDonough Memorial Concert at 7pm with an encore performance at the Beachcomber at 9pm.  Brought to you by the Beaver Island Music Festival with the support of the Charlevoix County Community Foundation.
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Sunday Worship Service 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 8 @ 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.
Vintage “Blow Out” Sale 12:00 pm
Vintage “Blow Out” Sale @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vintage “Blow Out” Sale @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Super gift purchasing opportunity! The BIRHC Wellness Garden presents a 3 hour “Blow Out” Sale of Vintage items! We will also be adding New Auction items for the Crazy 8’s Silent Auction. Ebay move over! Items from all over the world at pricing everyone can appreciate! Go to our Facebook Page to see all of[...]
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College Credit Biology Course for HS Students
College Credit Biology Course for HS Students @ CMU Biological Station
Jul 9 – 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[...]
YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 9 @ 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[...]
Beaver Island Association Annual Meeting 4:00 pm
Beaver Island Association Annual Meeting @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beaver Island Association Annual Meeting @ Beaver Island Community Center
BIA members and those interested in the BIA’s mission are invited to attend the Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting.  An Agenda and other information will be available at the BIA website ahead of the meeting.
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DGSP Summer School of Music
DGSP Summer School of Music @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 10 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[...]
Beaver Island Transportation Authority Board Meeting 12:00 pm
Beaver Island Transportation Authority Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Building
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm
Beaver Island Transportation Authority Board Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Building | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
BITA’s regularly scheduled board meetings occur on the second Tuesday of each month.  BITA  is responsible for management of the ferry system that connects the island to the mainland. Click through for more information.
AMVETS Post 46 Meeting 4:00 pm
AMVETS Post 46 Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm
AMVETS Post 46 Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Membership meeting Breakfast results Labor Day breakfast Flag retirement ceremony Membership update
Finding Your Feet (2018) 7:00 pm
Finding Your Feet (2018) @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:51 pm
Finding Your Feet (2018) @ Beaver Island Community Center
PG-13 | 1h 51min | Comedy, Drama, Romance On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate. Trailer:  https://youtu.be/6-Cp6ba2Y0g    
Peaine Township Planning Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Planning Commission Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Planning Commission Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
The Peaine Township planning Commission holds its regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month.  Check the Peaine Township Planning Commission website for minutes, agenda and other meeting materials.  If you have questions, contact Bill Markey who is the Commission chairman, at (231) 448-2549 or wmrky531@gmail.com.
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YOGA – Restorative 9:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 11 @ 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[...]
Picnic at the Point 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Join us on the following Wednesdays at lunch, and Monday, July 2 for a “Picnic at the Point” and enjoy weekly speakers about various Water/Ways topics.  Bring your own lunch or pick up a box lunch from Dalwhinnies! June 27, 2018                     Topic: CMU Ferry Study: using the BIBCO ferry to monitor water quality in[...]
St. James Public Works Committee Meeting 3:30 pm
St. James Public Works Committee Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 11 @ 3:30 pm
St. James Public Works Committee Meeting @ St. James Township Hall
The St. James Township Public Works Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.  To avoid the holiday, the July monthly meeting will be on the 11th.  Check the St. James website for the meeting agenda and other materials.
St. James Township Board Regular Meeting 5:00 pm
St. James Township Board Regular Meeting @ Beaver Island Transpotation Authority
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm
St. James Township Board Regular Meeting @ Beaver Island Transpotation Authority
The St. James Board holds its regular monthly meeting on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., except in July they will meet on the 11th. Meetings are normally held at the St. James Township Hall, but to make way for the WaterWays Exhibit, the July and August meetings will be held at[...]
St. James Township Election Commission Meeting 6:00 pm
St. James Township Election Commission Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Authority Building
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm
St. James Township Election Commission Meeting @ Beaver Island Transportation Authority Building
The St. James Election Commission will meet to appoint election inspectors for the August 7 primary election.
Bingo 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Games are held at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Doors will open at 6.15 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m. Here are the dates: May 23rd June 6th, 13th and 20th July 11th and 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th September 12th and 26th October 10th and 24th Check back here for information[...]
Peaine Township Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
Peaine Township Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
The Peaine Township Board holds its regular meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Check their website for minutes, agenda and other meeting materials.  If you have questions, contact Carla Martin, the Peaine Township clerk at (231) 448-3540 or peainetownshipclerk@yahoo.com.  
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Farmer’s Market 9:00 am
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Jul 12 @ 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[...]
PABI Summer Gala 2018 5:30 pm
PABI Summer Gala 2018 @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm
PABI Summer Gala 2018 @ Beaver Island Community Center
It’s time for the 34th annual PABI Summer Gala including a reception, dinner, ‘uniquely Beaver Island’ entertainment and charity auction. Mark your calendar now to reserve the date for this premier event of the summer that helps sustain the operations of the Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI throughout the year, and be sure to check[...]
Frank Mays: If We Make it to Daylight 7:00 pm
Frank Mays: If We Make it to Daylight @ Beaver Island Episcopal Mission
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Frank Mays: If We Make it to Daylight @ Beaver Island Episcopal Mission
Book available at the Museum Gift Shops. The SS Carl D. Bradley was a self-unloading Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Michigan storm on November 18, 1958. Of the 35 crew members, 33 died in the sinking. Frank Mays, author of If We Make it to Daylight, and the last survivor of the Carl D. Bradley will share his story about[...]
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YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 13 @ 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[...]
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Holy Cross Altar Society Bake Sale 10:00 am
Holy Cross Altar Society Bake Sale @ Across from Post Office
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Holy Cross Altar Society Bake Sale @ Across from Post Office | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Help support the Holy Cross Altar Society by  stopping by the bake sale.  You will find us set up across from the post office on Main Street. Lots of goodies!
Lego Club 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 14 @ 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[...]
Scientific Cruise Aboard the MV Chippewa 1:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard the MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard the MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
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[...]
Contra Dance 7:00 pm
Contra Dance @ St. James Episcopal Mission
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Contra Dance @ St. James Episcopal Mission
Come enjoy traditional music and dance with us! Saturday July 14th, 7:00 to 9:30 pm at St. James Episcopal Church. Live music by Gooder n’ Grits from Grand Rapids, and dances taught and called by Karin Neils, and Thom Peterson. Contra is a social dance that one can attend without a partner. The dancers form[...]
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Museum Week
Museum Week
Jul 15 – 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.
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 am
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.
“This Place Matters” Beaver Head Light House Community Picnic 12:00 pm
“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.
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YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
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[...]
DNR Meeting: Inland Trails 10:30 am
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.
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts 12:00 pm
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).
Blacksmithing Demonstration 1:00 pm
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.
Music on the Porch 7:00 pm
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[...]
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DGSP Summer School of Music
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[...]
CMU Beaver Island Station Open House 10:00 am
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[...]
Peaine Township Board of Review Meeting 11:30 am
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
Antiques Appraisal Show Item Drop Off 12:00 pm
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[...]
Blacksmiths Hotdog Lunch and Children’s Crafts 12:00 pm
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).
Blacksmithing Demonstration 1:00 pm
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.
Singers of the Teal Lake Drum 1:00 pm
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.
Baraga History Talk & Walk 2:00 pm
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.[...]
St. James Board of Review Meeting 3:00 pm
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[...]
A Tribute to Barry Pischner and Beaver Island’s Balladeers 7:00 pm
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.
Beaver Island Wildlife Club Meeting 7:00 pm
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.
PARC Presents: The Legal Immigrants 9:30 pm
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[...]
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YOGA – Restorative 9:30 am
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[...]
Picnic at the Point 11:30 am
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.
Museum Week Art Show 12:00 pm
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[...]
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour 12:00 pm
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.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations 2:00 pm
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.
Chuck and Ward’s Antique Appraisal Show 7:00 pm
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[...]
PARC Presents: Roosevelt Diggs 9:00 pm
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[...]
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Beaver Island Music Festival
Beaver Island Music Festival @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 19 – 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[...]
Children’s Field Trip to Miller’s Marsh 9:00 am
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[...]
Farmer’s Market 9:00 am
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[...]
Museum Week Art Show 12:00 pm
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[...]
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour 12:00 pm
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.
Sounds of the Harbor 12:00 pm
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.
Fishing Families & Boat Captains 1:00 pm
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[...]
Libraries Rock Band Party 2:00 pm
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.
State of the School Update & Ice Cream Social 4:30 pm
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[...]
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PARC Presents: Clark the Juggler at the BIHS Water Carnival
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[...]
YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
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[...]
Water Carnival 11:00 am
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.
Museum Week Art Show 12:00 pm
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[...]
Protar’s House: Living History & Tour 12:00 pm
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.
Niibi Miinwa Anaangonsok (Water & Stars): A presentation by L.J. Denemy 7:00 pm
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[...]
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Field Trip to the Inland Lakes 9:00 am
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[...]
A Summer Story Hike , Puppet Show and Backyard Bingo 1:00 pm
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[...]
Bamboozled on Beaver Island Story Hour 1:00 pm
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.
Lego Club 1:00 pm
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[...]
Museum Week BINGO 6:40 pm
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.
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Sunday Worship Service 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 22 @ 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.
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MAD Camp
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 23 – Jul 27 all-day
MAD Camp @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Spend a week with us exploring “Space”.  Join us July 23-27, 2018, as we begin an exciting week of activities that will culminate in our final  program on Friday.  Class choices like crafts, recreation, art, dance, and creative writing will be offered as well as some possible theme classes like star gazing, Jedi training, and space[...]
Peaine Township Public Accuracy Test for August Election 9:00 am
Peaine Township Public Accuracy Test for August Election @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am
Peaine Township Public Accuracy Test for August Election @ Peaine Township Hall
 The Peaine Township election supervisors will meet to conduct a Public Accuracy Test for August Election.
YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 23 @ 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[...]
Pastel Workshop 10:00 am
Pastel Workshop @ Beaver Island Gallery
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am
Pastel Workshop @ Beaver Island Gallery | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
An instructional workshop. Learn a new art technique. Open to all levels. Beginners welcome. Contact Lois for more information.
St. James Township Finance Committee Meeting 10:00 am
St. James Township Finance Committee Meeting @ St. James Governmental Center
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
St. James Township Finance Committee Meeting @ St. James Governmental Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
The St. James Township Finance Committee meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m.  Contact Kitty McNamara for additional information or visit the St. James website: www.stjamestwp.org.
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Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association Meeting 7:00 pm
Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
Beaver Island Archipelago Trails Association Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
The BIATA Board has scheduled a general membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24. This meeting is open to the public, and we encourage any parties interested in the status of island trails to attend. The Board has spent some time working in consultation with the DNR to develop a long range plan for[...]
The Moxie Strings 8:00 pm
The Moxie Strings @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Moxie Strings @ Beaver Island Community Center
The BIC Center 10th Anniversary Season continues with the Moxie Strings. Hailed by The Grand Rapids Press as “top-notch, instrumental wizardry,” The Moxie Strings offer listeners the unique opportunity to experience some of the world’s best-known instruments through a young, progressive lens. Tickets are $25 and available now at the front desk at the BIC Center. Diana[...]
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Beaver Island Mac Party
Beaver Island Mac Party
Jul 25 all-day
Beaver Island Mac Party
Sail from Mac to Beaver Island this year for the 2nd Annual Beaver Island Mac Party on July 25th. Make Beaver your first destination port on your delivery home. America’s Emerald Isle will be the most memorable part of your sail. Last year more than 80 boats joined in the fun, and this year will[...]
YOGA – Restorative 9:30 am
YOGA – Restorative @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 25 @ 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[...]
Picnic at the Point 12:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Picnic at the Point @ St. James Township Hall
Join us on the following Wednesdays at lunch, and Monday, July 2 for a “Picnic at the Point” and enjoy weekly speakers about various Water/Ways topics.  Bring your own lunch or pick up a box lunch from Dalwhinnies! June 27, 2018                     Topic: CMU Ferry Study: using the BIBCO ferry to monitor water quality in[...]
Bingo 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Gregg Fellowship Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
Games are held at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Doors will open at 6.15 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m. Here are the dates: May 23rd June 6th, 13th and 20th July 11th and 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th September 12th and 26th October 10th and 24th Check back here for information[...]
PARC Presents: Nathan & Jessie 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Nathan & Jessie @ Circle M
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm
PARC Presents: Nathan & Jessie @ Circle M
Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities proudly presents the fifth event of their BIMFx Summer Schedule:  Nathan & Jessie performing at the Mackinaw Race Party at the Circle M at 9:00pm. “When I think of Nathan and Jessie, the image I am struck with most is their natural synchronicity. Their personalities, both personal and[...]
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Farmer’s Market 9:00 am
Farmer’s Market @ Paradise Bay Coffee Shop
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive 12:30 pm
Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Rita Gillespie Memorial Blood Drive @ Gregg Fellowship Center
Lend your letter by giving blood at the Rita Memorial Blood Drive.  Sign up in advance at redcrossblood.org/missingtype and use sponsor code BEAVERISLE Or call Connie Wojan at 2379, Wil Cwikiel at 2744 or the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS. Sponsored by Holy Cross Church and Beaver Island Christian Church with support from the Beaver Island[...]
Emergency Services Authority Meeting 2:00 pm
Emergency Services Authority Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Emergency Services Authority Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
The BIESA holds its regular meetings on the last Thursday of the month at the Peaine Township Hall. Click here for information about the BIESA on the WVBI website. BIESA manages the operations of our island’s Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services.
BIHS Board Meeting 7:00 pm
BIHS Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BIHS Board Meeting @ Peaine Township Hall
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.
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YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 27 @ 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[...]
Art in the Harbor 10:00 am
Art in the Harbor @ Daddy Franks
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Art in the Harbor @ Daddy Franks
Stop by to shop for crafts of all types from local artisans at Art in the Harbor.  You’ll find them right next to Daddy Franks most Fridays from 10 to 2.
Baroque on Beaver Opening Night Gala Benefit Concert: Matthew Cochran, guitar 7:30 pm
Baroque on Beaver Opening Night Gala Benefit Concert: Matthew Cochran, guitar @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver Opening Night Gala Benefit Concert: Matthew Cochran, guitar @ Beaver Island Community Center
Baroque on Beaver opens its 17th Season with Interlochen Center for the Arts’ Matthew Cochran, guitar. Hailed for his “commanding stage presence and intimate expression” (Soundboard), Matt will also welcome soprano Martha Guth in a performance of songs by Enrique Granados. Tickets will be available soon – don’t miss it!
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BIATA Trails Work Day 9:00 am
BIATA Trails Work Day @ Happy Paddle Store
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
BIATA Trails Work Day @ Happy Paddle Store
We have scheduled a trails work day to install signs for our new Waterways Trail on Saturday July 28 at 9:00 a.m.  Please meet at the Happy Paddle shop next to McDonough’s Market.  Instructions and waivers will be provided at that time.  Please bring a shovel.  We will divide into teams that will travel to[...]
Lego Club 1:00 pm
Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Jul 28 @ 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[...]
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa 1:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
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[...]
Baroque on Beaver Gala Benefit Concert: Kevin Cole, piano 7:30 pm
Baroque on Beaver Gala Benefit Concert: Kevin Cole, piano @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver Gala Benefit Concert: Kevin Cole, piano @ Beaver Island Community Center
“Kevin is the best Gershwin pianist since George Gershwin himself. No one can touch him.” – Ed Jablonski, Gershwin Biographer. Internationally renowned and Michigan-born, Kevin Cole makes his Beaver Island debut with an evening of George Gershwin’s music on the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association’s 1927 Mason & Hamlin. Tickets on sale soon – don’t[...]
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Sunday Worship Service 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Jul 29 @ 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.
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Orchestra Camp on Beaver Island
Orchestra Camp on Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 30 – Aug 3 all-day
Orchestra Camp on Beaver Island @ Beaver Island Community School
In collaboration with the Baroque on Beaver Music Festival, the Dorthy Gerber Strings Program offers this unique music camp experience that provides students with instruction from the musicians of Baroque on Beaver. Greta music abounds on the island during baroque week. Camp students will be right in the middle of it–hearing performances and giving performances.[...]
YOGA – Basic 9:30 am
YOGA – Basic @ Beaver Island Community Center
Jul 30 @ 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[...]
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Baroque on Beaver: Kids Play For Kids! 2:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver: Kids Play For Kids! @ Beaver Island Community School
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver: Kids Play For Kids! @ Beaver Island Community School
This time, the kids are the performers! Join us for a fun-filled family concert.
Baroque on Beaver: Classic Chamber Music, Old and New 7:30 pm
Baroque on Beaver: Classic Chamber Music, Old and New @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baroque on Beaver: Classic Chamber Music, Old and New @ CMU Biological Station – James C. Gillingham Academic Center
Robert Nordling, conductor. Works of Gustav Holst, Igor Stravinsky, and the World Premiere of Elena Ruehr’s Five Dance Overtures by the Metallurgy Brass Quintet.

 

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