Northport Omena Calendar

Come discover Northport and Omena events, places to visit, and things to do in Leelanau Township.

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The event calendar is a one-stop place to connect you -- our community of longtime residents, newcomers and visitors -- with all our local events. Find meeting times for Leelanau Township and Northport Village. Get connected with local civic organization and volunteer opportunities in Northport and Omena. It's an all-in-one guide to fun and community connections in these two historic Lake Michigan towns at the north end of Leelanau Peninsula.

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Painting with Oil & Acrylic
Tuesday, July 16
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Denice Goldschmidt will teach you the skills of painting with oil or acrylic.

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
July 16 - July 17, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Friends Summer Writers Series: Robert Downes
July 16 - July 17, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Join the Friends of the Leelanau Township Library in welcoming Robert Downes to the Summer Writers Series! From his childhood collection of arrowheads, local writer Downes weaves a novel that spans 400 years of Ojibwe life in "Windigo Moon".

Artisan BBQ: Smoke & Spice Exploration with chef, Jimmy Schmidt
July 17 - July 18, 2019
10:30 pm - 2:00 am

July 17 & July 18- More than a chef dinner; this is food theater! Apps & multi courses paired with the best of local wines presented by award winning chef, Jimmy Schmidt of Rattlesnake Club fame. Two seatings. Tickets: MyNorthTickets.com - search Willowbrook Mill. Benefiting Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan

Some of My Favorite Things Book-Building
Thursday, July 18
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ms. Mary, children's program coordinator, and talented community members will share stories and lead fun activities with kid appeal.

Kids make "my favorite Things Books with craft lady Ms. Evy

Artisan BBQ Smoke & Spice Exploration with chef, Jimmy Schmidt
July 18 - July 19, 2019
10:30 pm - 2:00 am

July 18- More than a chef dinner; this is food theater! Apps & multi courses paired with the best of local wines presented by award winning chef, Jimmy Schmidt of Rattlesnake Club fame. Two seatings. Tickets: MyNorthTickets.com - search Willowbrook Mill. Benefiting Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, July 19
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Reading Fridays for Kids
Friday, July 19
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids can meet with Ms. Mary and library volunteers on Friday mornings anytime between 10:30 and noon to share their reading goals and win prizes!

Northport Youth Sailing School Registration
July 20 - July 21, 2019

The Northport Youth Sailing School’s goal is to provide young people the opportunity to experience the lifetime sport of sailing, in a safe and fun environment. As well as learning to sail, young sailors learn teamwork, self reliance, quick thinking, and a love of the environment. We offer classes AM & PM from the week of July 1 – the week of July 29.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Donna (269) 207-0986 or NorthportSailing@gmail.com.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Donna (269) 207-0986.

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, July 20
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Applebee Series race 5. All sailors welcome. Crew Appreciation race. Captains will reward their crews with a beer & a burger. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 11 am.

The Accidentals
July 20 - July 21, 2019
11:30 pm - 2:30 am

Traverse City's own female fronted, multi-instrumentalist power trio returns for a rousing Saturday night performance. Says NPR, "they display equal interest in the focused musical forms of indie rock and pop and the expansive potential of orchestral arrangements, jam band open-endedness, and impressionistic singer-songwriter expression."

Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, July 21
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come out to the Leelanau State Park and enjoy a pancake breakfast from 9:00 to 11:00am on these dates:

Sunday, May 26th

Thursday, July 4th

Sunday, July 21st

Breakfast includes pancakes (all you can eat), sausage, orange juice and coffee. Cost is adults $5 and students $3.

Proceeds will benefit: The new playground coming summer 2019 and All Person’s Trail!

Special Music Sunday
Sunday, July 21
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lime Lake Choral Society, featuring James Moore as soloist and more! Don't miss out on this special service! Refreshments served on the lawn with tours of the historical manse after worship.

“Otherwise”
July 22 - July 23, 2019
10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Opening reception for “Otherwise” featuring the work of 7 artists

Painting with Oil & Acrylic
Tuesday, July 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Denice Goldschmidt teaches painting with oil and acrylic.

Class begins June 9 thru August 20. No Class August 6.

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
July 23 - July 24, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Friends Summer Writers Series: Doug Stanton
July 23 - July 24, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Join the Friends of the Leelanau Township Library in welcoming Doug Stanton to the Summer Writers Series! Journalist, lecturer, screenwriter and author, Stanton's recent achievement of a major motion picture, "12 Strong", has polished his star as a national talent.

Summer Readers' Roundtable
Wednesday, July 24
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Nancy Fitzgerald will facilitate a discussion on Mary Grimm's short story "Back Then". Attendees can discuss the story and share reading ideas.

Universe of Stories Kids' Events
Thursday, July 25
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ms. Mary, children's program coordinator, and talented community members will share stories and lead fun activities with kid appeal.

Hear all about aliens with Ms. Amanda!

Thursday Evening Authors: Dorene O'Brien, What it Might Feel Like to Hope
July 25 - July 27, 2019
11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Author's reading & Book signing

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, July 26
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Reading Fridays for Kids
Friday, July 26
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids can meet with Ms. Mary and library volunteers on Friday mornings anytime between 10:30 and noon to share their reading goals and win prizes!

Music in the Park
July 26 - July 27, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Good Boy: Michigan Power Folk

Northport Youth Sailing School Registration
July 27 - July 28, 2019

The Northport Youth Sailing School’s goal is to provide young people the opportunity to experience the lifetime sport of sailing, in a safe and fun environment. As well as learning to sail, young sailors learn teamwork, self reliance, quick thinking, and a love of the environment. We offer classes AM & PM from the week of July 1 – the week of July 29.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Donna (269) 207-0986 or NorthportSailing@gmail.com.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Donna (269) 207-0986.

Nothport Plein Air Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale
July 27 - July 28, 2019

During this 7th annual event you will see artists painting

sunsets, water and dunes, village and countryside scenes

throughout the township

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Linda at northportartsforall@gmail.com.

TOOLS, JEWELS & MORE: THE ULTIMATE YARD SALE
Saturday, July 27
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE BIGGEST YARD SALE IN THE AREA!!

Join the fun at TOOLS, JEWELS & MORE: THE ULTIMATE YARD SALE!! on Saturday, July 27th from 9am-4pm along Omena Point Road, Isthmus Road and Ingalls Bay Road in beautiful Omena on the Leelanau Peninsula. Generously underwritten by Leelanau Wine Cellars, this community-wide tag sale will feature furniture, antiques, clothing, toys, books and wonderful treasures for the collectors out there. Explore high-quality goods from 35 + families, some sharing single yards, as they all participate in this huge event. Come take a look and buy as many choice things as you can find! Imagine the oohs and aahs of your friends and neighbors when they see the wondrous items that you’ve bought. Think of the endless possibilities!

A special table will be set up along the sparkling Omena Bay beach area on Omena Point Road where TOOLS (power, kitchen, garden, etc.) and JEWELS (bring on the BLING: both fine and costume) will be on display and up for sale. Find great deals and amazing curios as you hunt through hundreds of items.

Funds raised at this Ultimate Yard Sale will benefit the vital preservation work that the Omena Village Preservation Association (OVPA) does to keep Omena historically unique and charming! For more information, please visit us at www.omenavillagepreservation.org and like us on Facebook.

Michigan's Bald Eagles
Saturday, July 27
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jerry Weinrich, an official Bald Eagle Counter for the Federal and State governments, will bring attendees up to date on the status of the Bald Eagle population in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

Trail to Table
July 27 - July 28, 2019
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Friends of Leelanau State Park and Leelanau State Park are partnering with New Holland Brewing Co, Merrell and REI to host an extremely exciting event to benefit our new playground at Leelanau State Park!

This is a ticketed event and will include a guided hike by DNR State Park rangers and Merrell representatives. Guests will also be able to demo new shoes from Merrell and each guest will receive a complimentary 22 liter back pack from REI. Following the hike, REI will lead an educational talk and then guests will have some time to play yard games, tour the lighthouse, enjoy S'mores and the scenery before being guided through a three course beer dinner in the park.

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at: igfn.us/form/zjKYSQ -OR- by texting TRAILTICKET to 414-44

The event will be maxed out at 75 people, so purchase your tickets soon! There will be two hikes you can choose from, a 4 mile hike and a 2 mile hike. Please make this selection when purchasing your General Admission ticket. ***Hikers please meet at the LSP trail head at the end of Densmore Road.- Follow the signs! (Note- the trails are BEFORE the State Park entrance, map to come)***

We encourage you to dress for the outdoors but also bring a bathing suit and towel etc to enjoy Cathead Bay! The trails will be beautiful- bring your camera!

All proceeds from this event will help fund the brand new Leelanau State Park playground!

Please Note: This event will not issue refunds. Please be aware also that inclement weather may cause changes to the agenda or cancellations in extreme conditions. If you have any questions regarding these matters please call Leelanau State Park: (231) 386-5422

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Rachel Straughen, regauthi@mtu.edu.

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, July 27
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Applebee Series race 6. All sailors welcome. Pirates Race. Ahoy, mateys. Dress like a pirate. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 11 am.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, July 28
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Matt Fitzgerald preaching with Thomas Markus and Steve Gilbreath as special music. Patrick Kuhl at the organ

Reception - Northport Plein Air Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale
July 28 - July 29, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

During this 7th annual event you will see artists painting sunsets, water and dunes, village and countryside scenes

throughout the township

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Linda at northportartsforall@gmail.com.

KIDS Camp
July 29 - August 1, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids Camp Ages 6-9 years Old

Activities: Color Theory Painting & Sea Shell Art, Readers Theatre make puppets & masks, Nature Day, Art Show at end of the week

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Linda at northportartsforall@gmail.com.

Painting with Oil & Acrylic
Tuesday, July 30
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Denice Goldschmidt teaches painting with oil and acrylic.

Class begins June 9 thru August 20. No Class August 6.

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
July 30 - July 31, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Friends Summer Writers Series: Dennis Turner
July 30 - July 31, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Join the Friends of the Leelanau Township Library in welcoming Dennis Turner to the Summer Writers Series! Turner is the author of "What Did You Do in the War, Sister?" a fictional memoir inspired by actual letters and courageous acts of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Nazi-occupied Belgium.

Native Plants Are Essential to Native Wildlife
Wednesday, July 31
All day

Executive Director Kay Charter and a native plant expert will discuss and answer questions about the significance of native plants for wildlife and gardens. View the gardens at Saving Birds Thru Habitat and the "Earth Window". A stop of the Northport Area Heritage Association Garden Tour.

Garden Tour - Northport Area Heritage Association
Wednesday, July 31
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Garden Tour featuring 8 lovely flower and vegetable gardens. The gardens on tour include:

Sharon Golm's shade garden along Lake Michigan bluffs

Garthe's no-till vegetable garden

Field of Flowers gardens (Christine Pfeuffer)

Northport Public School Hoophouse

Northport Village Rain Garden

Kathy Frerichs' woodland and beach garden

Barbara McCann's classic sun and shade gardens with 150 varieties of hosta

Saving Birds Thru Habitat native flower gardens

This will take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tickets go on sale at the end of June. $25 for Adults and free for children and students!

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Anna or Stef 231-386-1300.

Universe of Stories Kids' Events
Thursday, August 1
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore a universe of music with Ms. Bobbie

Northport Village Council Regular Meeting
August 1 - August 2, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regular monthly meeting to discuss Village business.

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, August 2
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Reading Fridays for Kids
Friday, August 2
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids can meet with Ms. Mary and library volunteers on Friday mornings anytime between 10:30 and noon to share their reading goals and win prizes!

Bubbleman Ron at the Library!
Friday, August 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mr. Ron's soap bubble program is a perfect blend of science and fun. Fun for all ages!

Music in the Park
August 2 - August 3, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Soul Patch: Reggae Rock

Northport Lions Club Annual Drive-In, Fly-In Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, August 3
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Annual pancake breakfast with airplanes, antique cars and trucks on display, and Community Band. Great food and lots of fun!

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, August 3
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Applebee Series race 7. All sailors welcome. Whacky Pretzel Race. Choice of start/finish: Northport or Kalchik Marina. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 11 am.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, August 4
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Scott Hoezee preaching (Director, Center for Excellence in Preaching at Calvin Theological Seminary), Charlotte Noble special music and Patrick Kuhl at the organ.

The Treaty of 1855. Presented by John Petoskey, General Counsel, GTB
Tuesday, August 6
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

One of four ‘Omena History Talks’ presented by the Omena Historical Society

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
August 6 - August 7, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee
August 6 - August 7, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Township Parks & Recreation Committee to hear reports related to township facilities & to make recommendations to the Township Board regarding township facilities.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, August 7
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Universe of Stories Kids' Events
Thursday, August 8
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ms. Mary, children's program coordinator, and talented community members will share stories and lead fun activities with kid appeal.

Create your own universe art project with Ms. Mary.

Thursday Evening Authors: Michael Zadoorian, Beautiful Music a novel
August 8 - August 10, 2019
11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Author's reading & book signing

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, August 9
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Music in the Park
August 9 - August 10, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Denise Davis & the Motor City Sensations: Dance/Soul

Northport Dog Parade: Tail House Rock
Saturday, August 10
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This year's theme: "Tail House Rock". Parade begins at Noon. Register your dog at 10:30 am at the garage across from the Mill Pond on Third Street. Registration fee is $10 the day of the parade. Preregistration is only $5 if registered before Noon Friday, August 9th at either the Pennington Collection, Dog Ear Books, or Tucker's. New route this year!

Want to make a donation or volunteer? Contact Grand Marshal, Sarah Eggert, at Pennington's 231-386-9890 or speggert@sbcglobal.net.

Clifford at the Dog Parade!
Saturday, August 10
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Clifford the Big Red Dog will be handing out coupons to kids at the Dog Parade that can be redeemed for a free book at the library after the parade.

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, August 10
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blue Water Race. This is a long race & is not a part of the Applebee Series. Skippers’ meeting, course, start time all TBD. If sailing conditions for this race are better on July 13 or July 20, then it will be moved forward. Time is given as noon because the form required a start time but check the website for the actual time.

The Insiders
August 10 - August 11, 2019
11:30 pm - 2:30 am

Join us for a musical salute to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers by The Insiders, Michigan's premier Tom Petty tribute band. With 6 veteran musicians and decades of combined stage and touring experience, The Insiders are genuinely Running Down a Dream.

Meteor's and S'mores
Sunday, August 11
1:00 am - 2:30 am

Grab your people for one of nature's greatest "light" shows- the Perseid Meteor Shower. Join us under the night sky to view the "falling stars" while you enjoy s'mores provided by the park. A recreation passport is required to enter the park.

Perseids Meteor Shower-Peak Viewing
Sunday, August 11
4:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Perseids Meteor Showers appear in the Northern Hemisphere from July 23 to August 20. Peak viewing will be from Midnight until dawn August 11-13.

All comets derive from a single point in the sky in front of the constellation Perseus. Allow at least 20 minutes for eyes to adapt to darkness & plan to spend an hour for effective viewing.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, August 11
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Robin L. Carden preaching with Evy Sussman Trio as special music. Patrick Kuhl at the organ. Communion Sunday.

Perseids Meteor Show - Peak Viewing
Monday, August 12
4:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Perseids Meteor Showers appear in the Northern Hemisphere from July 23 to August 20. Peak viewing will be from Midnight until dawn August 11-13.

All comets derive from a single point in the sky in front of the constellation Perseus. Allow at least 20 minutes for eyes to adapt to darkness & plan to spend an hour for effective viewing.

Fox Island Lighthouse Association
Monday, August 12
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Mtg focuses on all things pertaining to caring for the light property and buildings with emphasis on maritime history and Great Lakes education.

Perseids Meteor Show - Peak Viewing
Tuesday, August 13
4:00 am - 2:30 pm

The Perseids Meteor Showers appear in the Northern Hemisphere from July 23 to August 20. Peak viewing will be from Midnight until dawn August 11-13.

All comets derive from a single point in the sky in front of the constellation Perseus. Allow at least 20 minutes for eyes to adapt to darkness & plan to spend an hour for effective viewing.

What Can Historical Preservation Do for Omena
Tuesday, August 13
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

At the historic Omena Presbyterian Church, our guest speaker will be Dr. Ted Ligibel, Director Emeritus of Eastern Michigan University's award-winning Historical Preservation program

Painting with Oil & Acrylic
Tuesday, August 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Denice Goldschmidt teaches painting with oil and acrylic.

Class begins June 9 thru August 20. No Class August 6.

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
August 13 - August 14, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Leelanau Township Board
August 13 - August 14, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly Township Board Meeting to Conduct Township Business

The Maritime History of Greilickville
August 15 - August 16, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

An overview of the Maritime History of Greilickville. By Kathy Firestone. Program starts at 7pm at the Northport Area Heritage Museum (upstairs). Suggested donation of $5 per person.

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, August 16
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Music in the Park
August 16 - August 17, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Jimmys: R & B Boogie

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, August 17
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Applebee Series race 8. All sailors welcome. Aghosatown Manx Classic. Choice of start/finish: Northport or Kalchik Marina. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 10 am.

Northport Wine & Craft Beer Festival
August 17 - August 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Local wineries, brew-masters, food, and bands down at the Marina park in Northport, MI! For more information, includes tickets, please go to: https://northportomenachamber.org/northport-wine-festival

Tickets are $15 advance; $20 at the gate. Admission includes a souvenir glass and two tasting tickets.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Chris Onon grandtraversemedia@gmail.com.

Lobster Fest
August 17 - August 18, 2019
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

A New England Tradition on the Third Coast

Dinner includes: Fresh/Live Maine Lobster (or chicken option)

boiled redskins, corn on the cob, cherry dessert, slaw, coffee, lemonade, beer & wine

Live Entertainment/Silent Auction Only 200 tickets sold. All tickets are pre-sold. $65 for GTLM members and $75 for non-members.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Stef Staley 231-386-7195.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, August 18
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Jeff Lehn preaching (First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette). with Patrick Kuhl at the organ.

Painting with Oil & Acrylic
Tuesday, August 20
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Denice Goldschmidt teaches painting with oil and acrylic.

Class begins June 9 thru August 20. No Class August 6.

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
August 20 - August 21, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Thursday Evening Authors: Charles Eisendrath, Downstream From Here (nonfiction)
August 22 - August 24, 2019
11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Author's reading & book signing

Leelanau Township Zoning/Planning Commission
August 22 - August 23, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Bi-Monthly meeting for planning and zoning matters

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, August 23
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Music in the Park
August 23 - August 24, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Ron Don Quartet: Eclectic Jazz

Bug Walk with Doug Tallamy
Saturday, August 24
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Entomologist and best selling author Doug Tallamy will lead a hike to search for insects on the Charter Sanctuary. Limited Space; sign up at saving birds.org or call 231-271-3738

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, August 24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Applebee Series race 9. All sailors welcome. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 11 am.

Reception, Music & Program w/ Author Doug Tallamy
Saturday, August 24
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Best selling author, Doug Tallamy will present his new program "Are Alien Plants Bad?" and debunk current thinking by some who suggest we should accept plants from other parts of the globe. This special evening will include Western Swing music by The True Falsettos, wine, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction to benefit the host organization.

SOUSA!
August 24 - August 25, 2019
11:30 pm - 2:30 am

Close out the summer with this salute to America's March King, John Philip Sousa. Always a rousing performance and one of the highlights of the season, the Northport Community Band will have you on your feet by the end of the show. Songs by Sousa and other band masters will lift your heart and bring you back year after year.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, August 25
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Phillips preaching (Kirk in the Hills). Everyone welcome!

NBYC Sutton Olympic Series sailboat race
August 27 - August 28, 2019
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

The Tuesday evening SUTTON OLYMPIC SERIES will begin at 6 pm every Tuesday from June 18 to August 27; there are eleven races in the series but only ten count in the standings. Races start at the marina wall. All sailors welcome.

Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee
August 27 - August 28, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Township Parks & Recreation Committee to hear reports related to township facilities & to make recommendations to the Township Board regarding township facilities.

Northport Promise Follies
August 29 - August 30, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:30 am

Local talent show, music, dance, song ,skits. Loads of fun for all. Refreshments after the show.

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, August 30
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Music in the Park
August 30 - August 31, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Old Microtones: Reggae

NBYC Sailboat race
Saturday, August 31
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Applebee Series race 10. All sailors welcome. Finton Cup will be awarded to the winner of this race. The backup date for this race is Sunday, Sept. 1. Races start at the marina wall. E-meeting at 11 am.

Omena Presbyterian Church - Worship Service
Sunday, September 1
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rev. Dr. Homer Nye preaching with M22 Choir as special music. Congregational meeting immediately following service. Everyone welcome to attend last service of the season!

Northport Village Council Regular Meeting
September 5 - September 6, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regular monthly meeting to discuss Village business.

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, September 6
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Collection Day
Saturday, September 7
All day

An appointment is required. Call 231-256-9812.

Community and Education Work Day
Saturday, September 7
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. David Ewert will discuss the importance of Native Plants, including an update on delisting the Kirtland's Warbler. Following refreshments native trees & shrubs will be planted on the Charter Sanctuary to enhance early successional forest habitat.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Kay Charter 231-271-3738.

Fox Island Lighthouse Association
Monday, September 9
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Mtg focuses on all things pertaining to caring for the light property and buildings with emphasis on maritime history and Great Lakes education.

Leelanau Township Board
September 10 - September 11, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly Township Board Meeting to Conduct Township Business

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
September 12 - September 13, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Bi-monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Northport Farmers Market
Friday, September 13
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fruits, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Honey, Maple Syrup, Meat, Cheese, Plants & Artists

Scrap Tire Clean Up
Saturday, September 14
All day

An appointment is required. Call 231-256-9812.

A Musical Family Event
Sunday, September 15
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A musical event featuring Ruby John, Native Fiddler & John Warstler, Guitarist

Leelana State Park Playground Installation Day
Monday, September 16
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Help us install the new Leelanau State Park playground. Work starts at 8 am. We will provide lunch and snacks. We need at least 50 people to help.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Stef Staley 231-386-7195.

History of Bell's Christmas
September 19 - September 20, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bell's of Christmas is a wonderful and traditional mainstay in Northport. The bell family goes back many generations and is well known for their beautiful Christmas holiday greenery from wreath to kissing balls, flags and roping all made loving by hand each holiday season using greens from a variety of local conifer trees. In addition they keep the locals and visitors well fed in the summer and fall seasons with their abundant assortment of homegrown fruits and vegetables as well as offering an array of beautiful flowering plants. By Jim Bell.

Program starts at 7pm at the Northport Area Heritage Museum (upstairs). Suggested donation of $5 per person

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
September 26 - September 27, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Bi-monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Leelanau State Park Trail Clean Up Day
Saturday, September 28
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will be meeting at the trailhead off Densmore Rd. We are planning to blow leaves, trim trees and remove trees off the trails. All work and safety equipment will be provided. Bring a bag lunch and we will provide water and snacks. Hope to see you there!

Questions, call the park at 231-386-5422. Check our Facebook page for updates.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Stef Staley 231-386-7195.

Northport's 7th Annual Leelanau UnCaged Street Festival
September 28 - September 29, 2019
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

90 artists, 32+ musical and dance performances; 12+ food trucks, vendors, and great local restaurants. Annual attendance over 7,000 and it’s FREE!

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact AnnMarie@AnnMarieMitchell.com.

Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee
October 1 - October 2, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the township Parks & Recreation Committee to hear reports related to township facilities & to make recommendations to the Township Board regarding township facilities.

Northport Village Council Regular Meeting
October 3 - October 4, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regular meeting of the Council to discuss Village business.

Leelanau Township Board
October 8 - October 9, 2019
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly Township Board Meeting to Conduct Township Business

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
October 10 - October 11, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Bi-monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Fox Island Lighthouse Association
Monday, October 14
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Mtg focuses on all things pertaining to caring for the light property and buildings with emphasis on maritime history and Great Lakes education.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact John McKinney 231-947-1926.

Haunted Lighthouse
October 19 - October 26, 2019
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Take a spooky tour through the main floor of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse keeper's dwelling (fit for anyone ages 2 to 99). Enjoy a climb into the tower for a spectacular view of Lake Michigan. For the kiddos, take the outside treasure hunt and play games and do activities. Take a walk to the Fog Signal Building, drive the ROV (remote operated vehicle) and learn about shipwrecks. Come in costume. We have candy, prizes and lots and lots of fun for all.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Stef Staley 231-386-7195.

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
October 24 - October 25, 2019
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

Bi-monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee
Thursday, November 7
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly meeting of the township Parks & Recreation Committee to hear reports related to township facilities & to make recommendations to the Township Board regarding township facilities.

Northport Village Council Regular Meeting
Friday, November 8
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Regular monthly meeting to discuss Village business.

Fox Island Lighthouse Association
November 11 - November 12, 2019
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Mtg focuses on all things pertaining to caring for the light property and buildings with emphasis on maritime history and Great Lakes education.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact John McKinney, Pres. 231-947-1926.

Leelanau Township Board
Wednesday, November 13
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly Township Board Meeting to Conduct Township Business

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
Sunday, November 24
12:00 am - 1:30 am

Monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Christmas At The Lighthouse
December 1 - December 7, 2019
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy special guided tours of the main floor of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse keeper's quarters. Tours leave every 15 minutes. Visit with our volunteers in period costume. Eat cookies in the kitchen, see a traditional 1920's/1930's Christmas dinner set on the table, talk with the lighthouse keeper in the living room and visit the keeper's bedroom to learn about the babies born at the Lighthouse and other interesting facts. Be sure to climb the tower for a great view of Lake Michigan.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Stef Staley 231-386-7195.

Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee
Thursday, December 5
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly meeting of the township Parks & Recreation Committee to hear reports related to township facilities and to make recommendations to the Township Board regarding township facilities.

Northport Village Council Regular Monthly Meeting
Friday, December 6
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Regular monthly meeting to discuss Village business.

The Nutcracker
Sunday, December 8
12:30 am - 2:30 am

Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre presents the timeless holiday classic with choreography by artistic director Thomas Morrell. Stunning costumes, elaborate sets, and the beloved Tchaikovsky score bring a young girl's Christmas dreams dancing to life. Come and enjoy a memorable experience for all ages, showcasing the versatility and professionalism of this talented young ballet company.

Fox Island Lighthouse Association
December 9 - December 11, 2019
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Mtg focuses on all things pertaining to caring for the light property and buildings with emphasis on maritime history and Great Lakes education.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact John McKinney, Pres. 231-947-1926.

Leelanau Township Board
Wednesday, December 11
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly Township Board Meeting to Conduct Township Business

Leelanau Township Planning/Zoning Commission
Saturday, December 14
12:00 am - 1:30 am

Monthly meeting for planning & zoning matters

Christmas Up In Northport
Sunday, December 15
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join The Village Voices and Northport Community Band for their annual Christmas present to the community. Enjoy an afternoon of old favorites and new and let the traditional sing-along that finished the concert send you on your way - after the cookie after glow in the lobby!

Northport School Winter Band/Choral Concert
December 18 - December 19, 2019
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Northport Public School Students will entertain you with both instrumental and choral music.

Northport School Spring Band/Choral Concert
May 20 - May 21, 2020
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Northport Public School Students will entertain you with both instrumental and choral music.