Leelanau Almanac for the Week of August 10 – August 16, 2006

DragOnFly by Andrew McFarlane

DragOnFly by Andrew McFarlane

News from the Week

The top story was (I guess) a couple week old feature on Leelanau’s & Michigan’s wine and wine tourism industry from the Chicago Tribune. It has some great information on how the wine business is growing, talks to some folks in the biz and includes the tidbit that nearly half of the Michigan wines sold come from Leelanau County.

In addition to a lot of stories about events (be sure to read the Pow Wow article because there’s some interesting links) there was a nice profile of the village of Maple City from the Glen Arbor Sun.

The Week’s Weather

There was a lot of sun, enough wind to kick up some decent-sized body surfing waves and nights cool enough for great sleeping. All in all, about what you can expect for mid to late August (which is for my money the best time of the summer).
August 11, 2006: Sunny & low 70s (73Ëš/58Ëš)
August 12, 2006: Sunny & upper 70s (78Ëš/50Ëš)
August 13, 2006: Sunny & low 80s (82Ëš/53Ëš)
August 13, 2006: Early clouds, then sunny, breezy & upper 70s (78Ëš/66Ëš)
August 14, 2006: Early clouds, then sunny, breezy & upper 70s (78Ëš/66Ëš)
August 15, 2006: Sunny, breezy & upper 70s (77Ëš/57Ëš)
August 16, 2006: Mostly sunny & low 80s (82Ëš/48Ëš)

Click for the Leelanau news archive from August 11th – August 17th, 2005!

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