Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce

Event Series Junior Ranger Angler Program

Junior Ranger Angler Program

Loon Lake Picnic Area N Scenic Hwy, Honor, MI, United States

Always wanted to learn to fish? Curious about local fish species? Need more information about fishing regulations, or preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species? The wait is over! Stop by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for a day of festivities aiming to provide safe and barrier-free opportunities to engage youth (primarily K-5th graders) in fishing!

Free
Event Series Lyle Gun Demonstration

Lyle Gun Demonstration

Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum Sleeping Bear Dunes Rd, Glen Arbor , MI

The Lyle Gun is the only canon ever designed to save lives, not take them. Watch the demonstration to find out more about this life-saving tool. The program lasts about 15 minutes. Arrive early as the program starts promptly at 1 pm.

Free
Event Series Stations of the Storm

Stations of the Storm

Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum Sleeping Bear Dunes Rd, Glen Arbor , MI

Do you have what it takes to be a surfman of the US Lifesaving Service? To find out, join park rangers on Thursdays from 1:15-3 pm at the Maritime Museum to complete a series of stations as part of the rescue duties of the surfman stationed the Sleeping Bear Point Station. Stations will set up

Free

Event Series Junior Ranger Angler Program

Junior Ranger Angler Program

Loon Lake Picnic Area N Scenic Hwy, Honor, MI, United States

Always wanted to learn to fish? Curious about local fish species? Need more information about fishing regulations, or preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species? The wait is over! Stop by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for a day of festivities aiming to provide safe and barrier-free opportunities to engage youth (primarily K-5th graders) in fishing!

Free

Native Foods in the Great Lakes

Platte River Picnic Area 5685 Lake Michigan Rd, Honor, MI, United States

Food has meant more to the Anishinaabek than simple subsistence. It has provided economics, told time and is a central part of cultural practices. This unique talk not only discusses the history and importance of indigenous foods of the Great Lakes to the Anishinaabek but samples of native food will be provided to the audience.

Free

Native American Boarding Schools

Platte River Campground Amphitheater 5683 Lake Michigan Road, Beulah, MI, United States

Native American populations were subjected to laws and policies forced to assimilate them into American culture and society. These policies accumulated into Indian boarding schools. These institutions of forced assimilation operated for a century and totaled 400 across the country, including 4 in Michigan. This talk will look at the creation of the schools and

Free
Event Series Star Parties

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

Free

Event Series Star Parties

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

Free

Event Series Maple Sugaring Days

Maple Sugaring Days

Port Oneida Rural Historic District 3164 W Harbor Hwy, Maple City, MI, United States

Come experience the sugaring process through time. Learn the history of maple sugaring from the Anishinaabe, then travel to the present day at the Olsen Farm.

$25 – $80
Event Series Maple Sugaring Days

Maple Sugaring Days

Port Oneida Rural Historic District 3164 W Harbor Hwy, Maple City, MI, United States

Come experience the sugaring process through time. Learn the history of maple sugaring from the Anishinaabe, then travel to the present day at the Olsen Farm.

$25 – $80

Nature Drawing and Journaling Workshop

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

Explore and enhance your connection to the natural world through these monthly workshops. Local artist, educator and environmentalist Penny Krebiehl will lead this field trip, gathering first here at the library before venturing out to the popular Alligator Hill trail. Penny will guide participants through sketching and journal writing techniques in the field, before reconvening

Free

LOG CABIN DAY

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore 9922 Front Street, Empire, MI, United States

Park Partner Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear celebrates the annual Michigan Log Cabin Day this year by highlighting the Boekeloo Cabin, one of six log cabins on the mainland in the Park. Stuart Boekeloo is a descendant who will be on-site to share history and stories of his family’s time at the cabin. Check out Preserve

Free

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