Days of Hazy Splendor by Mark Smith

Days of Hazy Splendor

Here's hoping this summer is bringing you some days of hazy splendor!!
Funistrada at Glen Lake Restaurant Week

Glen Lake Restaurant Week ~ April 29 - May 7, 2022

The 7th annual Glen Lake Restaurant Week offers an array of dining around Glen Arbor.
Seasonal Workers in Leelanau County

Seasonal Housing Exchange for Summer Workers

This summer the Sleeping Bear Gateways Council is helping find hosts for seasonal employees through a housing exchange:
Grooming the Sleeping Bear Trail

Ski the Sleeping Bear Trail in Leelanau County!

The Trail is predictably great for cyclists & hikers in warmer months, and thankfully the fun doesn't stop when the snow flies!
Fall for Leelanau Leelanau Conservancy

Fall for Leelanau with the Leelanau Conservancy

Check out highlights from Fall for Leelanau which takes place all week long!
Empire Hops & Harvest Festival

CANCELLED! Empire Hops & Harvest Festival ~ Saturday, October 2nd

REGRETTABLY, THE 2021 EMPIRE HOPS & HARVEST FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
Leelanau Farmers Markets

Leelanau Farmers Market are ready for the 2021 Season!

Markets in Suttons Bay, Northport, Glen Arbor, Leland & Empire are open or opening soon with fresh, delicious & LOCAL food & farm products!

Eerie Ice on North Bar Lake

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore shared a cool video of the unearthly sounds of the ice on North Bar Lake in Empire on their Twitter.
Night Sky from Empire Beach by Imagination Works

Northern Lights likely tonight & tomorrow!

The NASA/NWS Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a G2 (Moderate) Storm Watch for September 28-29th giving folks in Leelanau have a solid chance to see the northern lights!

Leelanau Farmers Markets - a safe & accessible way to eat local!

The Leelanau Farmers Markets provide a wide range of locally produced fruits, vegetables & meat as well as local baked goods & food products.

North Bar Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

North Bar Lake is one of the most popular beaches in the Lakeshore because it has shallow, clear water over a sandy bottom makes for warmer swim than in Lake Michigan. But for those who like the refreshing cool water and wave action of the big lake, you can walk across the low dunes that separate the two lakes in just a couple of minutes. The beaches of pure sand and the small outlet to Lake Michigan is ideal for the kids to play.

16th annual Empire Asparagus Festival - May 17 & 18, 2019

The 16th annual Empire Asparagus Festival takes place TODAY & Saturday (May 17 & 18) in the village of Empire. The annual celebration of Empire & asparagus is presented by the Empire Chamber of Commerce and features a whole lot of food & fun for every age!