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Fall Runnel by Mark Smith This jaw-dropping photo by Mark Smith was taken last week at The Clay Cliffs, a Leelanau Conservancy Natural Area just north of Leland. More from Mark on his Flickr!
Leelanau.com checks in with Andy Thomas & Susan Ager, two of the organizers of the 6th annual Leelanau UnCaged that takes place this Saturday, (Sept 29) in downtown Northport, Michigan. The village closes its main streets from noon to 10 PM to host musical performers, dancers, artists, and food vendors in a daylong celebration […]
ast year’s talk with John Kilcherman of Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove Farm remains one of my favorite Facebook live interviews. As Christmas Cove Farm remains my favorite place in the universe to get apples & cider and they open this Saturday (Sep 15) with more apples than you can imagine, I figured I should share it again! […]
Night Sky Life Over The Lake, photo by Matt Kazmierski The K-index is a scale that measures geomagnetic activity and the NOAA NWS Space Weather Prediction Center says we’re looking at a potential K-index of SIX tonight! That means Northern Lights are very likely tonight! Click the link above for much more and to subscribe to aurora […]
The Glen Arbor Arts Center is seeking a new Executive Director. Peg McCarty was hired as the GAAC’s first director in 2003. And for the last 15 years, Peg has been at the center of the GAAC’s evolution from a mostly-summer months enrichment center to a year-round contributor to the local, creative character. Recently, Peg […]
The annual Northport Dog Parade takes place tomorrow (Saturday, August 11, 2018) at 11 AM (registration opens at 9:45). The cost is $5 in advance and $10 at the event and all proceeds benefit Black Sheep Crossing Farm Animal Sanctuary & Cherryland Humane Society. Click for details & registration or register at the parade! After […]
Definitely watch Ken’s Perseid video at the end! D H Day Farm … perseid meteor shower, photo by Ken Scott I’ve shared this before, but Space.com has an interesting story about how the upcoming Perseid Meteor shower (peak August 11-13) came to be known as “The Tears of St. Lawrence” and also some of the science […]
The TC Ticker reports that Flowtrack Mountain Bike Trails will design and construct a new biking trail within the Leelanau Conservancy’s Palmer Woods Forest Reserve, located on the doorstep of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Flow trails are defined by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) as trails that “take mountain bikers on a […]
Apples & a growler by Trish P mLive reports that with 2,218,220 liters, Leelanau County leads the state in the production of wine & cider. The top producers among Leelanau’s 32 wineries & cideries are Leelanau Wine Cellars (way out in front with 1,295,678 liters), L Mawby Vineyards (186,401 liters) and Tandem Ciders (148,545 liters). […]
The Friends of Fishtown are celebrating the 10th year of the Annual Fishtown 5K on Saturday, July 21 – 9am. In honor of this, they have declared 2018 “The Year of the Tug.” In addition to the usual medals given at the 5K, specific medals will be given for best fish tug costumes as well […]