August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

More than 100 artists take to the outdoors

The Glen Arbor Arts Center’s (GAAC) three-day Plein Air Weekend succeeded not only because of the talented artists that participated, but also because of the many hands that helped.  And sunny skies helped.  More...

Summer Singers to close out Manitou Music series

When the Summer Singers take the stage Tuesday, 60 voices will create a chorus for the finale of the 28th annual Manitou Music Festival.  They’ll be paying tribute to the choir’s former director, Dana Allen.  More...

Conservancy plans two nature hikes

The Leelanau Conservancy will host two hikes at different natural areas in the next week or so. An interpretative hike “In Search of the Cardinal Flower” will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Teichner Preserve in Cleveland Township. More...

Meet nationally renowned artists at your favorite county sights

A plein air art festival

The summer season may be winding down, but the momentum of plein air artists creating art in Leelanau County will only increase in the coming days.  The inaugural six-day plein air painting festival will kick off Monday with Paint Grand Traverse More...

Large salmon taken by charters out of Fishtown

Charter fisherman Bob Smith went out Friday hoping to get his clients into some salmon.  He was welcomed by a few nice keepers near the Leland Harbor.  “We caught some nice salmon up to 20 pounds on the first bank in Leland,” Sm More...