Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

Glen Arbor Season Opener

Downtown Glen Arbor Glen Arbor, MI

Step up to the plate and take a swing during Glen Arbor’s Season Opener, a "shop small, eat local" campaign taking place: May 20th, 21st and 22nd! "Batter Cards" will be available at M22 Glen Arbor and Cottonseed Apparel. Take your card around town and "run the bases" while supporting local businesses and seeing what's new and open for the season.


Memorial Ceremony at Glen Arbor Cemetery


The 3rd annual Memorial Ceremony at the historic Glen Arbor Cemetery, which we are in the midst of renovating, kicks off Memorial Day weekend at 10:00 a.m. sharp on Friday, May 27th. This year, we honor Civil War veteran Daniel Parker with a presentation by members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil

Manitou Music Presents the Sound Garden Quintet

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

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s inaugural musicians-in-residence, Interlochen Public Radio’s Sound Garden Quintet, breaks down barriers to classical music by bringing conversation and a community spirit to music-making. They will present dozens of free performances in Glen Arbor throughout the month of June. The Sound Garden Quintet will be hosted by the GAAC’s community partner,

Ode to Asparagus: June 4, 2:00 pm

Glen Lake Community Library 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI

As part of the Empire Asparagus Festival, Glen Lake Library will be hosting Ode to Asparagus on Saturday, June 4, 2:00 PM. Come and hear poets from far and near recite their asparagus poems. Be part of the audience and the fun to determine the "Best in Show" poetry submission. The Library is located in

Art After Hours In Glen Arbor

Downtown Glen Arbor Glen Arbor, MI

Nine Glen Arbor galleries and artists studios will keep the night light burning this summer as part of Art After Hours. Art After Hours takes place June 15, July 20, and August 17, 5-7 pm. It offers visitors a chance to take a self-guided walking tour of galleries located in Glen Arbor’s art district –



Glen Lake School 3375 W. Burdickville Rd., Maple City, MI

Presented by our community sponsor Interlochen Public Radio, QuinTango’s woman-powered quintet plus their male Argentine bandoneon player re-imagine traditional tango using classical chops, jazz harmonies, and arrangements. The Washington DC-based sextet’s passion and precision create an unforgettable evening of intimacy and musical audacity. We will be holding this amazing performance at the Glen Lake Community


Flag Raising Ceremony

Old Settler's Park South Dunns Farm Road (County Road 675), Empire Township, MI

Join the community for the 4th of July Flag Raising Ceremony at 10am at Old Settlers Picnic Grounds, located on the southeastern shore of Glen Lake near the corner of Dunn’s Farm Rd. (CR 675) and Burdickville Rd (CR 616). Celebrate the founding of our nation in a patriotic, joyous ceremony with community members of


Running Bear Run

Cherry Republic

Running Bear Run Tuesday, July 26th, 2022 - Glen Arbor Women’s Club 15th Annual Running Bear 5K Run/Walk and 1/2 mile Kids’ Run Run/Walk: 9:00am, Kids’ Run: 9:05am-Rain or shine. After run celebration and refreshments. Starts/Ends: Cherry Republic, Lake Street, Glen Arbor. Registration info online: Run/Walk $20, ($25 day of run), Kids’ Run $5.

$5 – $25

Beach Bards Bonus Bonfire: FLAGS Edition

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

An evening of poetry, stories and music about flags takes place at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, August 2, 7 – 9 pm. The Beach Bards, Leelanau County’s hometown wordsmiths, will lead the evening. This special edition is open to all poets and writers of any skill level. Bring a poem or story to share.


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