2016-12-29 / Local News

County Dates

County Board plans final meeting

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners will close down their 2016 sessions with a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. today to make end-of-year budget adjustments and to discuss and possibly take action on an energy-efficient tax credit for commercial buildings.

The meeting will take place at the County Government Center in Suttons Bay Township.

Snowshoe off holiday pounds

Work off those Christmas goodies at a Holiday Snowshoe Hike at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Weekly hikes are scheduled to take place Saturdays though March 11. Those interested should call 231-326-4700, ext. 5010 to make a reservation. Meet at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire. Snowshoes are provided.

Two places to hone art skills

Hone your painting skills, take up a new hobby or make some new, artsy friends at open studios taking place from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Old Art Building in Leland and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new Northport Arts Association studio on Mill Street in Northport. You don’t have to live in either community to participate, and use of the building is free. Donations are appreciated.

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