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August 2017

Lecture: Plein Art Painting At-A-Glance

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Feeley Studio, 5763 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, Michigan
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$10

Enjoy an engaging slide presentation by the Glen Arbor Art Association’s 2017 Plein Air Paint Out judge, Hank Feeley, who will provide a background and understanding of landscape painting, and why artists are drawn to the challenge of painting en plein air. The lecture is Wednesday, August 2 at 10 a.m., and repeated at 7 p.m. at Feeley’s studio, 5763 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Tickets are $10, and may be reserved on-line at: glenarborart.org. Click on “All Programs.” This…

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Manitou Music Festival: Emma Cook and Questionable Company

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studio Stage at Lake Street Studios, 6023 Lake St.
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$15

Emma Cook and Questionable Company funk things up at the next Manitou Music Festival’s Studio Stage concert on Wednesday, August 2, 8 p.m. Studio Stage is located behind Lake Street Studios, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Brought to life in Burlington, Vermont’s thriving arts scene, ECQC’s repertoire includes mostly original tunes by Cook, a Michigan native transplanted to Vermont. With the jazz finessed, old school rock, classic funk influence of Andy Feltus on drums and Max Guyton's distinct, melodic…

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Horse and Wagon Tours of Port Oneida

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$3 - $20

Registration required. Explore Port Oneida by horse and wagon! Guided tours learning the history of this significant late 1800s agricultural community. Reservation only – call 231-334-6103.

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Music on the Mountain – Jill Jack at The Homestead

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Homestead, 1 Wood Ridge Rd
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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$15 - $20

Jill Jack’s magical connection to her audience is the result of her generous artistry. By combining her gifts as a conceptual visionary with a warm gathering of musical influences, Jill touches that secret heart of ours with her melodies and lyrics. In her hometown of Detroit, Jill needs no further explanation. She’s been lauded in equal measure to her talents: Since 1997 she’s won over 37 Detroit Music Awards. in every conceivable category that applies to a singer-songwriter. Much of this provincial…

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Plein Art Weekend: The Sundowner

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

An evening painting event that features artists capturing the sunset along Lake Michigan and Glen Lake at such locations as Glen Haven, Inspiration Point, and Settler’s Park on Thursday, August 3, 7-10 p.m. A full moon might even inspire painting under the stars. Paintings from the Sundowner event will be shown and for sale at the Quick Sale on Friday, August 4, at the Glen Arbor Township Hall, 6394 W. Western Avenue. This event, part of the GAAA's August 2-5…

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Center Gallery Home + Table Show

August 4 @ 11:00 am - August 10 @ 3:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios,
Free

Center Gallery hosts the Home + Table Show Aug. 4-10 at the gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. A reception to open this group show is Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m. Home is where the art is, and Home + Table celebrates artist-made objects for the abode – from artisan cutting board, hand built ceramic tableware, hand-pulled woodblock and fish prints, to forged barbecue and picnic implements, and paper ornaments. The exhibition features work by studio artists represented by Lake…

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Plein Air Weekend: Quick Draw and Quick Sale

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

The theme of this year’s Quick Draw is “Artists Paint The Town.” This event finds more than 70 artists capturing Glen Arbor’s or Empire’s charm and iconic businesses, in only two hours. The Quick Draw is Friday, August 4, 2-4 p.m. It is followed by the Quick Sale, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Township Hall, 6394 W. Western Avenue. Admission to the Quick Sale is free. Sales begin at 5:15 p.m. This event is part of the Glen Arbor…

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Port Oneida Run

August 5
Port Oneida Rural Historic District, 3164 W Harbor Hwy
Maple City, MI 49664 United States
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Join us to RUN FOR THE FARMS and barns at our 8th Annual run/walk fundraiser! Proceeds help preserve over 200 historic buildings and landscapes of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Choose your race between the Farmers Flat and Fast 4 mile, Homesteaders Hillier 5K, and Tiller’s 10K! Each course winds through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s Port Oneida Rural Historic District 3 miles north of Glen Arbor. With its historic farms and barns, Port Oneida is…

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Port Oneida Run 10K 5K 4 Mile

August 5 @ 8:15 am - 11:30 am
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 9922 Front Street Highway M-72
Empire, MI 49630 United States
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$30

COME RUN FOR THE FARMS and barns at our 8th Annual run/walk fundraiser! Proceeds help preserve over 200 historic buildings and landscapes of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Choose between the Farmers Flat and Fast 4 mile, Homesteaders Hillier 5K, and Tiller’s 10K! Each course winds through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s Port Oneida Rural Historic District 3 miles north of Glen Arbor. With its historic farms and barns, Port Oneida is hailed as “one of…

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Plein Air Weekend: Paint Out, Wet Painting Sale

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glen Arbor Township Hall,
$15

Participating Paint Out artists return their completed works ready-for-display to the Glen Arbor Town Hall on Saturday, August 5. A public reception for this judged exhibit and “wet painting” sale is 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Township Hall, 6394 W. Western Avenue. Tickets are $10 if purchased by August 4, or $15 per person at the door. Admission includes a glass of wine, appetizers, and desserts. The sale begins at 5:45 p.m. This event is part of the Glen…

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