August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Conservancy plans hiking, workbee events

The Leelanau Conservancy has four events scheduled at three natural areas this month. On Saturday a Kids Nature Hike is scheduled at the Kehl Lake Natural Area near Northport. More...

Lumberjacks to battle, history acted out at Port Oneida Fair

Night sky extends activities

Take a tour of the Kelderhouse Cemetery, see a historic cooking demonstration at the Charles and Hattie Olsen Farm or watch two lumberjacks battle for tree-sawing supremacy while an audience cheers them on.  More...

Old Settlers feted for 125th year; couple wed 69 years

Nearly 400 people took part in the 125th Old Settlers Picnic Sunday under bluebird skies along the shore of big Glen Lake. Members of the Empire Masonic Lodge served barbecued beef, cowboy beans and fresh corn to 366. But they weren’t alone. More...

Lakeshore nonprofit relies on volunteers

The National Park Service has its hands full maintaining 70,000 acres, which includes the Port Oneida Historic District. That’s where nonprofits such as Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear (PHSB), a partner in the Port Oneida Fair, come in.  More...

Planes, cars and sunshine

Blue skies, pancakes and “oompah” music from the Northport Community Band combined with classic planes and cars at the Northport Fly-In, Drive-In pancake breakfast held Saturday at Woolsey Airport.  More...