Entries by leelanau.com

Watch the Lunar Eclipse in the Sleeping Bear Dunes!

In the early morning of Tuesday, April 15th, there will be a Star Party at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Via the Glen Arbor Sun: As darkness falls on Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the glorious night sky becomes visible. A four-hour lunar eclipse is the feature for the National Lakeshore’s first Star Party […]

Talk About Art with Ken Scott and the Glen Arbor Art Association

Lake Michigan … Earth Hour by Ken Scott The Glen Arbor Art Association’s Talk About Art continues with the words and iconic images of Leelanau County photographer Ken Scott this Thursday, April 10, 7:30 p.m. at the GAAA in Glen Arbor. In addition to regular appearances on Leelanau.com, Ken’s work is seen weekly in The […]

A new spin for Pure Michigan!

via today’s Michigan in Pictures… APRIL 1, 2014 – LANSING, MI Governor Rick Snyder traveled to Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula to announce to a crowd of media, dignitaries and frozen-to-death Michiganders that effective immediately, the “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign will be re-branded as “Pure Snow”. “Who are we kidding?” Gov. Snyder explained. “Winter 2014 was like something out of the latest Thor movie (which coincidentally cost […]

Root Cellar Revival Harvest Dinner at Black Star Farms

A little Leelanau deliciousness via our eatdrinkTC sister site… eatdrinkTC is a culinary guide to Traverse City and the surrounding area. Every month we do our free eatdrinkTC Photo Contest that features a food/drink related prize. You can amazing wine & food pairing dinner, Bowers Harbor Vineyards’ 2896 Vertical Dinner on Saturday May 17! It’s a $200 value and […]

Leelanau Hosts DN Ice Boating Championship March 15-16!

Lake Michigan … ice boating contemplation by Ken Scott Last night I learned that the 2014 Central Regional DN Iceboating Championship will be held this Saturday & Sunday (March 15-16, 2014) on West Grand Traverse Bay. The primary launch site will be the DNR launch at Hilltop Rd. and M-22, approximately 9 miles north of […]

Snowshoe Stompede to benefit Parenting Communities of Leelanau County

Parenting Communities of Leelanau County is hosting their first annual Snowshoe Stompede on February 23, 2014 at 45 North Winery on Horn Road. The Stompede benefits Parenting Communities of Leelanau County, and organization that promotes healthy children living in stable, nurturing families, supported by strong communities that provide comprehensive, supportive services. Events will begin at […]

Sun Spill at Empire Bluffs

via Michigan in Pictures Sun Spill, Empire Beach, photo by jess_clifton Recently Michigan in Pictures regular Jess Clifton and her family made a wintertime excursion to Empire in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. She writes (in part): At Empire, the beach was already sprinkled with about 10-15 other folks and the scene was […]

Snowshoe Scamper & Women's Winter Tour this Weekend!

Here’s two great weekend events at Leelanau wineries courtesy of eatdrinkTC! The first is the 3rd annual Runaway Hen Snowshoe Scamper on Saturday, February 1st at noon at Brengman Brothers Winery. The starting gun will sound at 12:00 noon for the race, and anyone who wants to just stroll can start any time between 12:45 – 4 […]