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Kandace Chapple
Kandace Chapple, Lifestyle Expert

Kandace Chapple is a freelance writer and owns Michigan Girl, a business focused on bringing area women together. You can reach her at

Winter Trails Day 2024

Winter may be holding back, but we don’t have to! Winter Trails Day is Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Palmer Woods Forest Preserve in Maple City. This event is hosted by the Leelanau Conservancy (LC) – with warmth, wit, and kindness. If you’ve ever been curious or nervous about trying a new trail, this…

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Christmas in the County!

It’s Christmas 2023 in Leelanau County! Here’s the lineup of several events coming up this month that celebrate the season – both indoors and out! Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 & 10: Lighthouse Light Hike at Leelanau State Park in Northport. If you’ve never been, this is a MUST. You are literally…

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Cruise the Crib this Thursday!

This Thursday, July 20, 2023, is a chance you don’t often get – a chance to cruise Lake Michigan and get a close-up view of the ongoing efforts to restore the North Manitou Shoal Light (the offshore lighthouse known as the “Crib”). The day is hosted in Leland by The North Manitou Light Keepers…

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Michigan Wine Month

May is Michigan Wine Month, but in Leelanau, we celebrate year-round with events that highlight the unique wineries of our area... Here’s a quick snapshot of some of the new things in Leelanau wine country this season! Aurora Cellars Aurora’s summer event series, “Cellar Sundays,” is coming back…

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