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May 2018

Center Gallery Artist Reception: Barbara Cochran and Margie Guyot

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios
Free

Center Gallery hosts an artists’ reception to open its first exhibition of the 2018 season on Friday, May 25, 6-8 p.m. at the gallery: 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. A celebration of the region’s rural life — as seen by painters Barbara Cochran and Margie Guyot

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PLOW DAY | Groundbreaking ceremony at Poor Farm Barn

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

PLOW DAY • Sat. May 26 •10am Groundbreaking ceremony at the Leelanau County Poor Farm Barn   Join us at our first event -- a groundbreaking & historical reenactment of draft horses plowing the first Buckets of Rain garden at the Poor Farm.   Susan Zenker of Fantail Farms, and Kathy Shutt of Big Butt Farms, both from Benzonia will provide teams and do plowing of our 5000 square foot garden.  Chris Skellenger, Director of Buckets of Rain, a nonprofit dedicated to “growing hope and feeding lives, one garden…

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Coastal: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coastal, Western Ave. (M22)
Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636

Crystal River Outfitters has been an iconic Glen Arbor shop since 1994 when it opened as a kayak livery. In the years since, the district expanded to include M-22 Glen Arbor, a wine and clothing shop with the infamous M-22 brand, The Cyclery, a full-service bike shop, and the addition of Coastal, an upscale clothing and accessory store for men, women and children. After one season in its previous location, Coastal will re-open in the heart of the district with…

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Artist In Residence: Stephanie Craig

May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in- Residence program resumes in May. This program of working residencies was established in the 1990s, and now attracts applicants from throughout the United States. Ohio resident Stephanie Craig works with clay, and will be using her May 20 - June 2 residency to prepare for an upcoming exhibition, “Crafting a Safe Home,” at the Ohio Craft Museum in Columbus, Ohio.  At the end of each residency, the artist-resident makes a public presentation…

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June 2018

GAAC Artist Reception, New Views: Water

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

Water surrounds us in Northern Michigan. And the Glen Arbor Arts Center looks to the Big Lake, the streams, wetlands and ponds for a "New View: Water = Life = Art,” an exhibition running June 1 - August 4 in the GAAC gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.  An artist’s reception to open "New Views: Water" is Saturday, June 9, 6 - 8 pm. The public is welcome. New Views: Water is a juried exhibition of 2-D and 3-D work that…

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Artist in Residence: Kramer Elwell

June 14 @ 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

After a year’s hiatus for construction, the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s Artist-in-Residence program resumes in 2018. Composer Kramer Elwell comes to Glen Arbor from Washington State in June to participate in the AIR program. During his residency, Elwell will complete a series of recordings based on sounds collected in Glen Arbor that will be part of his composition “Spectromisms.” Elwell will share highlights from his residency on Thursday, June 14, 7:30 pm at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The presentation is…

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Talk about Art: The Lake Michigan Mermaid

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Two Michigan poets have cast Lake Michigan as the setting for a new telling of an ancient struggle in the The Lake Michigan Mermaid. Poets Linda Nemec Foster of Grand Rapids, and Anne-Marie Oomen of Empire created an epic poem in book form about coming of age in a troubled world. They read from their 2018 work and talk about the process of collaboratively crafting this tale on Friday, June 15 at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. This…

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Grand Opening Party: Cherry Public House

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cherry Republic

Cherry Public House is planned to open by Memorial Day Weekend in a soft opening, with a grand opening party planned for June 16 from 4-10pm. That event – a fundraiser for Leelanau Conservancy’s Palmer Woods Bike Trail – will feature a block party with the street closed off and live musical acts including Joshua Davis and May Erlewine. Cherry Republic will open its new year-round restaurant and brewery called Cherry Public House at 6026 S. Lake Street prior to the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Featuring the Cherry Republic…

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Tennis Tournament, Glen Arbor 2018

June 29 - July 1
$30 - $50

2018 GLEN ARBOR TENNIS TOURNAMENT June 29th - July 1st ALL DOUBLES, played in our beautiful Glen Arbor park and at Leelanau Schools! EVENTS:  Friday, June 29th - Women's Doubles* and luncheon Saturday, June 30th - Men's Doubles* and Mixed-Doubles* Draws Sunday, July 1st - Semi's and Finals of Men's Doubles and Mixed-Doubles *each team is guaranteed at least 2 matches COST:  $50.00 (per player) - Women's Doubles and Luncheon, by Cherry Republic, winner's prizes and door prizes donated by local businesses…

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Center Gallery | Exhibition and Sundown Reception

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

Painter Robert Ross likes “to paint ordinary, often overlooked scenes and subjects.” Ross takes viewers on a tour of these places and things in an exhibition of new work at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The show opens Friday, June 29 with a 6pm - sundown reception, and continues through Thursday, July 5. Born and raised in Michigan, Ross now lives in Florida and makes annual visits to northern Michigan to renew his relationship with the local landscape. “My…

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