Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

Horse and Wagon Ride

Port Oneida Heritage Center 3164 W. Harbor Hwy., Maple City, Michigan

Join us for our last ride of the season! Bring your family and friends on this unique, educational, narrated experiences. Clip clop back in time to experience the Port Oneida Rural Historic District the way they did in the late 1800s – early 1900s! Learn about the life of the early pioneers, and their landscape

$18 – $28

Creativity Q+A LIVE with Fiber Artist Meg Staley

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor, MI

How do artists think, work, and practice? Those questions are explored during Creativity Q+A LIVE, a series of conversations with Northern Michigan artists at the Glen Arbor Arts Center. On September 30, 1 pm Leelanau County artist Meg Staley talks about her practice with Sarah Bearup-Neal, GAAC gallery manager. The program is free. No reservations


Live Music at the M22 Wine Patio with Dennis Palmer

M22 Outdoor Wine Patio 6298 W. Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI, United States

Dennis has released 5 CDs of original music ranging from Acoustic Blues to Contemporary Folk. With an eclectic style that is both introspective and thought provoking. His music has raised comparisons to such artists as Gordon Lightfoot and Warren Zevon. Dennis was born and raised near Saginaw, Michigan. He now lives in Leelanau County among

SHOPtober 2023

Shop small ~ Eat local ~ Visit Glen Arbor.
All are invited to spend locally during the month of October for a chance to win Glen Arbor bucks.

Wayne Pope: Birds of Michigan

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Learn about native bird species with photographer and birding expert Wayne Pope. He will share his new book which includes photographs, natural history notes, and personal observations celebrating our avian friends. Copies of his book will be available to purchase.

Artist In Residence Presentation – Sara Maurer

Glen Arbor Arts Center 6031 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor, MI

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, writer Sara Maurer will use her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency to complete a third draft of her novel, Claybaby. She will talk about her project -- a series of edits and revisions intended to tighten and ready the manuscript for publication -- during a public presentation October 6, noon, at


Fall Festive Kids Crafts with Sprouts at the M22 Wine Patio

M22 Outdoor Wine Patio 6298 W. Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI, United States

Join us at the M22 Wine Patio for fall kids crafts on Saturday, October 7th from 10-12pm. Drop in anytime for halloween and pumpkin crafts to get you and your family in the festive spirit for fall!

Rich Ackerman: Dunes of Lake Michigan’s Eastern Shore

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Experience the unique beauty of our Lake Michigan shoreline in this presentation by photographer Rich Ackerman. His new book is available at the Cottage Book Shop and will also be available at the library on the night of his presentation.

Chamber Connect: Annual Meeting and Board Elections

Broomstack Kitchen & Taphouse 172 W Burdickville Rd, Maple City, MI

Members and non-members are invited to join the Glen Lake Chamber at our annual meeting and board elections at this upcoming "Chamber Connect!" Held at Broomstack Kitchen & Taphouse on Wed, Oct. 11th, from 5-7pm.

Square Dance at Town Hall Oct. 20, 6:30 – 9:30

Glen Arbor Township Hall

Gather a gang, BYOB and snacks, and get ready for a stomping good time! Glen Arbor Town Hall, October 20. Doors open at 6:30, music starts at 7:30. Payment in form of cash or check at the door. $10 per person, $25 per family.


UofM vs MSU Tailgate Party

Glen Arbor Township Hall

Tailgate party Glen Arbor Town Hall Parking Lot October 21, 5 pm - 7 pm Join in a community potluck before the UM/MSU game, which starts at 7:30 pm. Park your vehicle around the grassy area in the parking lot for a good, old fashioned pre-game tailgate party. Dress for the weather. BYO food and


Star Parties

Dune Climb 6748 S. Dune Highway, Empire, MI, United States

At the Dune Climb, please park in the row furthest from the dunes with your headlights facing M-109. Volunteers will be assisting with parking. Drop-in telescope and information stations will be available for you to visit at your leisure. Be sure to stop by the ranger greeter table in the parking lot at the Dune


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