Brian Walters

Activities And Events This June In Leelanau County

What To Do In June: Leelanau County Activities And Events From Glen Arbor’s annual Solstice Marathon and 5k and the Leland Food and Wine Festival to the complete schedule of farmers markets happening throughout Leelanau County—here’s a shortlist of favorite, local happenings you don’t want to…

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Observing The Night Sky

Top Three Reasons To Observe The Night Sky To help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is hosting “Celestial Centennial Summer” events—a series of monthly astronomy programs that run from April through October. Here’s a rundown of free…

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Trail Trekker Challenge, Report #1: Empire Bluff Trail

Do you think you could hike 13 of the Lakeshore’s main inland hiking trails in a single year? It’s called the Trail Trekker Challenge, and local writer Bob Butz is giving it a shot along with his whole family. In the first of this ongoing series of dispatches, Bob tells how he roped his wife and kids…

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