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themselves above all others in the state.
The year was 1967, and
a front page photo in the Leelanau Enterprise shows a jubilant band director holding up a trophy. The Suttons Bay Band had just been named tops in the state.
A welcoming committee had organized an 18-car caravan to meet the band at the Traverse City border and escort it back to town.
“The band, under the baton of Arthur R. Buss,  nished at
or very near the top of all the class D bands in the state. Although no records are available, it is believed that
it was the best performance every by a Leelanau County high school band,” the Leelanau Enterprise wrote in its May 4, 1967 edition.
The 33-member band earned three  rsts and a second division rating at the State Band Festival in Grand Rapids.
Exhibiting artist Mary O’Neill strikes a pose with her work as a backdrop at the 2017 Suttons Bay Art Festival. — Photo by Ron Kramer
Year after year, our markets are a favorite destination for out of town visitors, and locals alike. Visiting any of the Farmers Markets in Leelanau County is a great way to shop for the freshest quality fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, meats and eggs all LOCALLY produced. The markets also feature other artisan foods such as baked goods, cheeses, jams, and more. We invite you to stroll through our markets and spend some time getting to know our producers.
Thursdays 9 am – 1 pm
June 21 – August 30
Bluebird parking lot
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Fridays 9 am – 1 pm
June 8 – September 14
Across from the marina downtown
Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm
June 16 – September 8
Downtown next to the post office
Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm
May 12 – October 27
North of downtown at M22 & M204
Tuesdays 9 am – 1 pm
June 12 – September 11
Behind Glen Arbor Township Hall on Western Ave.

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