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July 2018

4th of July Parade in Glen Arbor

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downtown Glen Arbor Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
Free

Head on down to Glen Arbor and shop/dine – most places are open for at least half the day for visitors. Grab a spot and enjoy the big 4th of July Parade downtown Glen Arbor, beginning at 12pm. The parade leaves from Glen Haven then makes it’s way through to the North/East end of town. If you’re a boater, you can join in on the boat parade 4th of July evening on Glen Lake beginning at 4pm in front of the Yacht Club. To Participate…

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Margo Burian artist reception & exhibition

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

For her 11th consecutive solo show at Center Gallery in Glen Arbor, Maple City painter Margo Burian breaks with her tradition of landscape painting, and for the first time shows a group of mixed media abstracted paintings on panel. This exhibition of new works opens Friday, July 6 with a 6 p.m. reception. Burian has traditionally worked in oil paint. In these new works, she explores water- based media including acrylic paint, graphite, collage, and image transfer. “The paintings are deeply layered and consist of…

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Joseph Lombardo | Artist Reception & Exhibition

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

Ohio painter Joseph Lombardo revisits some of his favorite and signature motifs — Glen Arbor night scenes, Lake Michigan beaches, and up-close looks at some of the region’s historic barns — in his next show at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The exhibition opens Friday, July 13 with a 6 p.m. reception. “Most of the subjects in my painting are local, and within walking distance of Center Gallery,” Lombardo said. Lombardo paints in oil and in a rapid-fire style that fuses plein…

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More than Just a View: Water Panel Discussion

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

A panel of water activists and advocates talk about how the lakes, streams and ponds in our region are “More Than Just A View,” on Sunday, July 15, 2 pm at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. This conversational interview will be conducted by GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal. The “More Than Just A View” panel is: Jim Lively, of the Groundwork Center; Tom Nelson, executive Director of The Leelanau Conservancy; and environmental attorney Jim Olson, founder of…

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Visual voyage of the Discovery boat

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
Free

Glen Arbor watershed biologist Rob Karner takes Glen Arbor Arts Center visitors on a visual voyage aboard the good ship Discovery on Tuesday, July 17, 10 am., in the GAAC gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Karner captains Discovery, a 22-foot pontoon boat that’s part of the Glen Lake Association’s water monitoring program. The July 17 program offers a look at its role in studying the Glen Lakes’ ecology and health. The presentation is free. The Discovery Boat Program provides the public with…

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Glen Lake Woman’s Club Art Fair | 47th Annual

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Glen Arbor Township Hall
Free

The 47th ANNUAL GLEN LAKE WOMAN’S CLUB ART FAIR is scheduled for JULY 18th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Art Fair features approximately 100 artists, carefully chosen to represent a variety of art mediums. What originally began in front of the Town Hall has expanded to both inside and out – a great place to showcase unique art. Lunch is available, including our famous “walking tacos.” In addition to the art, there is popcorn, face painting, raffle, bake sale and returning this…

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The Art of Water with Hank Feeley

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
$10 - $15

Artists have been inspired by H2O since its first surprising visualization in the prehistoric African Sahara. Artist Hank Feeley springboards off of this history and into “The Art of Water in 28 ½ Minutes,” July 19, 11 am in the Glen Arbor Arts Center gallery, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Cost of the presentation is $10 GAAC members and $15 non-members. In a lively and fast-pace presentation, Feeley explores how artists have invoked the water muse as symbolic of such human concerns as…

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Lynn Uhlmann | Artist Reception & Exhibition

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios

Leelanau County painter Lynn Uhlmann sees the forest, and the trees, and it’s all there on her canvases. Uhlmann returns to Center Gallery in Glen Arbor for a show of her favorite subject, Northern Michigan’s woods, July 20 - 26. A reception to open this show is Friday, July 20, 6 pm - sundown in the gallery at 6023 S. Lake St. “I see my work to be a series with trees as the main subject of my paintings,” said Uhlmann. who works in…

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Running Bear 5K and Fun Run 2018

July 24 @ 7:45 am - 10:00 am
Cherry Republic
$5 - $20

Take the challenge! Run faster than the Bear!! What makes a beautiful summer day even better!!?? Spending it with family and friends who take the challenge! You can run or walk the 5K. The little ones can run with "Running Bear" in a V2 Mile Run. Bring the whole family and enjoy a great day in GIen Arbor. All proceeds go for scholarships and community projects. Start Time: 9am Where: Cherry Republic, Glen Arbor, MI Cost: 5K $18 pre-registration, $20 day of 1/2 Mile Kids Run…

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Michael Lowery | Artist Reception & Exhibition

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Grand Ledge artist Michael Lowery returns to Leelanau County with a new body of watercolor paintings on July 27 at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St. in Glen Arbor. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 6pm - sundown on Friday, July 27. The exhibition continues through August 2. Lowery approaches the genre of landscape painting from an architectural, narrative perspective. He has built a body of evocative work that celebrates old homesteads — the porches, the laundry line of clothes drying in the…

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