Discover Summer 2019 on Beaver Island

 

We hope this calendar is helpful for planning your next summer on the island. It includes everything we know about that is now planned for the summer of 2019 (and that has a date attached to it).  More events will be added and some details (and dates) may change. Have we missed your event?  Let us know with an email to calendar@wvbi.net and we’ll add it, or add it yourself using the handy Post Your Event button in the upper right of the calendar.  Your event will post as soon as we review it.

 

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Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm
Museum Week 2019
9:00 am
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 2018 was the most amazing and well attended ever, so you don’t want to miss Museum Week 2019. Check back here[...]
Beaver Island Music Festival – The Line Up @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 1:00 am
Beaver Island Music Festival - The Line Up @ Beaver Island Hideaway Campground
6:00 pm
Beaver Island Music Festival promotes the variety and tradition of all music and art. We want to create opportunities for all artists, be an educational resource, and strongly encourage community and family involvement in an outdoor environment combining nature, renewable energies, music, and artwork. Our main goal is to bring attention to the beautiful world[...]
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
1:00 pm
Dr. Uzarski will take participants on a two hour cruise on Lake Michigan aboard CMU’s research vessel, the MV Chippewa. Join captain and crew as they sample long term monitoring stations using state-of-the-art instruments. Watch as the underwater video camera, the ROV, surveys the bottom of the lake. And sit back and enjoy the panoramic[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chuck & Ward's BIHS Antique Appraisal Show @ St. James Episcopal Mission
7:00 pm
BEAVER ISLAND ANTIQUE APPRAISAL SHOW RETURNS! The Beaver Island Historical Society will host Chuck Schoenknecht and Ward Paul at the St. James Episcopal Mission on July 24, 2019, for a Beaver Island Antique Appraisal fundraiser.  Chuck and Ward will examine your collectible or prized artifact (except for coins, stamps, or weapons) and give you their[...]
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm
Opening Night Gala Benefit Concert - THE LINCOLN TRIO @ Beaver Island Community Center
7:30 pm
Baroque on Beaver opens its 18th Season with the Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio. Described by Strad Magazine as both “Sensational” and “Bewitching”, Gramophone Magazine salutes them as “Models of vibrancy and control”.  The celebrated trio is made up of Desirée Ruhstrat, violin, David Cunliffe, cello, and Marta Aznavoorian, piano.   www.lincolntrio.com SPONSORS: Barb and Dan Yenglin
Save the Dates – bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day
Save the Dates – bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
12:00 am
Interested in robots? Programming? Save these tentative dates for the 2019 bIrobot Summer Robotics Camp at Beaver Island Community School.  Design and build a robot to meet challenges in a game revealed at the start of camp. Team up with others and compete as an alliance against other teams to see who can score the[...]
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day
Homecoming @ Various Locations on Beaver Island
12:00 am
Come home to Beaver Island  and join in all the traditional events: the Bud McDonough Memorial Softball Tournament Friday afternoon and all-day Saturday; August Dinner with grilled chicken all the fixins’ at the Holy Cross Hall…brought to you by Holy Cross Church; and the Basket of Joy Raffle…also brought to you by Holy Cross Church..raffled[...]
The Hobbit Trail: A Misguided Comedy Tour @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
The Hobbit Trail: A Misguided Comedy Tour @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Nate Ford and Brendan O’Day have been on The Hobbit Trail since 2013 bringing down houses across the country with their special brand of independent humor.  It’s “Misguided” because, well, they do things most comedians have been told NOT to do.  Starting with comedy based on The Hobbit Erin, passing through special St. Practice Day training on[...]
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm
The 2019 Roll: Beaver Island Bocce Tournament @ Peaine Township Park
12:00 pm
  Join us for the 3rd Annual Island Bocce Tournament. The cost is $20 per person in advance, $25 on event day.  Proceeds from “The 2019 Roll” benefit The Forest View Living Center. Ticket includes food, drink: Homemade Muffaletta Sandwiches & Biscotti and San Pellegrino Limonata Sparkling Soda. BI Community School Sports Booster Coupon Available, so[...]
Be Happy Contra Dance Weekend @ Beaver Island Episcopal Mission
Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day
Be Happy Contra Dance Weekend @ Beaver Island Episcopal Mission | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Come to our Island retreat where the pace is slow. Spend your evenings contra dancing to the tunes of Uncle Lou and the Oakland County Allstars, with dances called by the fabulous Glen Morningstar Jr. Spend your days relaxing in the sun on one of our lovely beaches. Your weekend will begin with a nice ferry[...]
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scientific Cruise Aboard MV Chippewa @ CMU Boathouse
1:00 pm
Dr. Uzarski will take participants on a two hour cruise on Lake Michigan aboard CMU’s research vessel, the MV Chippewa. Join captain and crew as they sample long term monitoring stations using state-of-the-art instruments. Watch as the underwater video camera, the ROV, surveys the bottom of the lake. And sit back and enjoy the panoramic[...]
Erin Coburn @ Beaver Island Community Center
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Erin Coburn @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
8:00 pm
Erin Coburn has captivated her audiences since a young age, with her prowess on guitar, her powerful vocals, and bringing her own style of Rock with Blues influences into the 21st century.  Those that attend Erin’s live shows describe her as having a mesmerizing stage presence with her intricate arrangements and dynamic lyrics that stirs the[...]
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
Sep 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
AMVETS Pancake Breakfast @ Holy Cross Hall
8:30 am
Join the AMVETS for an island tradition–the AMVETS Pancake Breakfast–except NOTE THE DATE: Monday instead of Sunday.  We tried this last year, and it worked well–so the new tradition will continue. 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[...]
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Beaver Island Irish Festival @ Beaver Island
12:00 am
Save the dates for the Beaver Island Irish Festival September 6-8th on Beaver Island! Enjoy great Irish bands along with Island favorites Edward, Danny and friends, Cindy Gillespie Cushman, Ruby John, Trae McMaken, Brian Roman, and Kevin O’Donnell. There will be games for the kids, traditional Irish music sessions in the hall, curragh demonstrations, a[...]
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm
CMU Community Appreciation Party @ CMU Biological Station | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
5:30 pm
Mark your calendar know for the 2019 CMU Community Appreciation Party.  As it does every year, CMU will host the party to celebrate the end of the season at the main lodge/cafeteria at CMUBS main campus on East Side Drive.  A reception will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:00.  You can count on[...]
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bite of Beaver Crafts Show & Sale @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
10:00 am
A fabulous featuring of arts, crafts and packaged goodies from Island and Island-related artisans! Everything from hand-thrown functional pottery to hand-blown glass beaded jewelry; fur, bone and leather accessories to watercolor prints and textile collectibles; precious metals and stone accessories to sweet-smelling candles and relaxation materials. You’ll find something for everyone–and everyone on your gift-list.
Bite of Beaver @ Holy Cross Hall
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bite of Beaver @ Holy Cross Hall
12:00 pm
This perennial favorite is worth a trip to Beaver Island all by itself.  You can see what the best professional and amateur chefs on the Island have to offer – sample a wide variety of treats.  And you also get to enjoy unhurried island time after the rush of summer in our pleasant fall weather (usually[...]

 

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