August 24, 2018 RSS feed / News

Senator Gary Peters Raises Concerns About Line 5 at Senate Hearing

“It doesn’t matter where I travel in the state, people are always concerned about Line 5.”  More...

Rose Lake Pony Club Visits Little Barn for Demonstrations, Workshops

Island children were all smiles as they were given lessons in horsemanship and safe practices - including nutrition, knot tying, and properly leading horses - by members of the Rose Lake Pony Club visiting from the Lansing area at the Little Barn Thu More...

Labor Day Formal Ride Will Be September 1 on the East Bluff

The annual Labor Day Formal Ride will be Saturday, September 1. Riders should meet with their horses on the East Bluff at 9 a.m. More...

Fudge Festival To Highlight Family Fun Beginning Friday, August 24

Mackinac Island will celebrate its long history of fudge this weekend during the three-day Fudge Festival.  More...

Mackinac Island

ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE

Friday, Aug. 24   • Will Springsteen at Pink Pony Patio, 3-6 p.m.  • Afternoon Tea Harpist Performance at Grand Hotel, 3:30-5 p.m. More...

Indigenous Arts Display To Visit St. Ignace

The Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Arts will travel from Chicago to St. Ignace to be displayed Friday, August 31, through Monday, September 3. More...

Medical Center Fundraiser Is Sunday at Grand Hotel

Everyone is invited to the annual auction fundraiser for the Mackinac Island Medical Center Sunday, August 26. It will feature silent and live auctions and a cookout-style buffet dinner at Grand Hotel Theater from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  More...

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow This Weekend Displays Area History

For centuries, the Straits of Mackinac area has served as the interaction point for various cultures, bringing together its original Native American population with visitors from Europe seeking to trade with them. More...

Peters Will Host Watercolor Journaling Class

Painter Mary Lou Peters will give a watercolor nature journaling class at the Center for the Arts at Mission Point Resort Thursday, August 30, and Friday, August 31. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.  More...

Housing Committee Approves New Townhouse Concepts

Preliminary concepts for a twophase development of 24 townhouses on city-owned land near the airport won approval from the Mackinac Island City Council’s Housing Committee following a presentation by architects and planners Monday, August 20. More...

Jammin’ for The Arts Raises $10,000 For Mackinac Arts Council

With good music and delicious food aplenty, Jammin’ For The Arts, a fundraiser for Mackinac Arts Council, helped celebrate another successful year with the organization hosting more than 75 art events throughout the summer season. More...

Anne’s Tablet Poetry Gathering August 27

The 19th annual Anne’s Tablet Poetry Gathering will take place at East Bluff landmark Anne’s Tablet Monday, August 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend this informal gathering. More...

Community Calendar

August 24  - Friday   • Pilates, Community Hall at 8 a.m. Admission is $10. Bring your own mat.  • Yoga, Original Butterfly House at 8 a.m. Cost is $15. More...

Michigan Iron Belle Trail Signage Installed on M-185

M-185, the scenic road around the Island, is receiving recognition as a newly recognized component of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail. More...

Tess Miller and Friends To Perform at Ste. Anne’s Church August 26

Michigan classical musicians Tess Miller and Jeffery and Sylvia Norris will present a free, public concert at Ste. Anne’s Church, at 2 p.m., Sunday, August 26.  More...

Toms, Dunnigan Win Bridge Season

At right: First place in the Bike and Buggy Bridge League for the 2018 season are Barbara Toms and daughter Marcia Dunnigan, second place are Vicki and Dick Riel, and third place are Amelia Musser an More...

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