Culture | Entertainment

Culture | Entertainment

Leland and nearby cultural and entertainment venues thrive in our inspiring surroundings! Fishtown Preservation Society: Stories, history, preservation – Leelanau Historical Society: Museum and resources – Leelanau Community Cultural Center: Arts (exhibits and classes), films, music and theatre events – Leland Township Library: literature, family entertainment and community classes – The Bay Theatre: Events, daily films (blockbuster, independent, foreign). 

Leland Township Library

Phone: 231-256-9152
lelandlibrary@lelandtownshiplibrary.org

203 E Cedar Street , PO Box 736
Leland, MI 49654

Leland Township Library

Phone: 231-256-9152 | lelandlibrary@lelandtownshiplibrary.org

203 E Cedar Street , PO Box 736 | Leland, MI 49654

The Library offers a broad mix of community services, including: WiFi, weekly family programs, community events, computer/social media training courses, free tax preparation, The Pronunciator online language program, e-books and Kids e-Reading through OverDrive, digital media, movies, large selection of books, magazines, office-equipment, and an online catalog search.

Library partnerships help to expand services to young families and offer community teaching and learning opportunities. Parenting Communities of Leelanau County helps to coordinate the weekly Wigglers Stories program. The second partnership, with Great Start to Quality Northwest Resource Center, offers CARES backpacks to children for developmentally appropriate learning.

Open year round.

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Leelanau Historical Society: Museum & Shop

Phone: 231-256-7475
info@leelanauhistory.org

203 E Cedar Street, PO Box 246
Leland, MI 49654

Leelanau Historical Society: Museum & Shop

Phone: 231-256-7475 | info@leelanauhistory.org

203 E Cedar Street, PO Box 246 | Leland, MI 49654

The Leelanau Historical Society Museum inspires locals and visitors to explore the past, understand the present, and envision the future of the diverse cultures in the Leelanau Peninsula and it's islands.

Featured Exhibits:
• Traditional Arts of the Anishnabek
• Travel to Leelanau and Life on the Islands
• Manitou Passage Shipwrecks

Find handmade gifts, jewelry, cards and local topic books in the Museum shop. Located on the Leland River, behind the Old Art Building, next to the Leland Library.

Museum & Shop Hours– June-Oct: Wed-Fri 10-4, Sat 12-3
Admission– $2, Members & Children Free
Tours and Research– By appointment

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Leland Report, The


jim@lelandreport.com

PO Box 325
Leland, MI 49654

Leland Report, The

jim@lelandreport.com

PO Box 325 | Leland, MI 49654

The Leland Report is an online diary for those that love the Leelanau peninsula!

Beginning as a family email, the Leland Report quickly grew to an online source where family, friends and visitors could go to get a taste of 'everyday' Leland – EVERYDAY! As talented artist Keith Burnham and his faithful dog Biscuit adventure around Leland and Leelanau county, they take amazing photos and have shared a photo-a-day, everyday – with very few missed, since 2001. Keith also shares the weather forecast, and links to local businesses and events.

We invite you to:
• Visit the website
• Check out the online store for
- custom prints, t-shirts, hats and yearly calendar
• Like Us on Facebook

...and enjoy this special connection to Keith & Biscuit's favorite place in the world – Leland!

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Fishtown Preservation Society

Phone: 231-256-8878
info@fishtownmi.org

203 E Cedar Street, PO Box 721
Leland, MI 49654

Fishtown Preservation Society

Phone: 231-256-8878 | info@fishtownmi.org

203 E Cedar Street, PO Box 721 | Leland, MI 49654

Fishtown Preservation is a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that thru community support maintains, preserves and manages the Historic Fishtown site.

Some key projects we’re working on include:

• Restoring and preserving the Fishtown’s shanties
• Keep the fishing tugs, Joy and Janice Sue, fishing!
• Develop educational programs
• Plan for the future of this working heritage site
• Create opportunities for the sharing of photos, artifacts and stories of Fishtown

To learn more about the Fishtown experience and what you can do to help, please visit our website, write or call.

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The Bay Theatre

Phone: 231-271-3772
denise@thebaytheatre.com

214 St. Joseph Street
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

The Bay Theatre

Phone: 231-271-3772 | denise@thebaytheatre.com

214 St. Joseph Street | Suttons Bay, MI 49682

The Bay Theatre is a renovated, historical, charming, single-screen movie theater and concert venue in Suttons Bay ~ dating back to 1946. Retaining it's vintage look with original hardwood flooring and refurbished turquoise seats, The Bay also uses state-of-the-art technology (Christie Digital Projection and Dolby Surround Sound) for a spectacular image with immersive sound.

As an early, selective and diverse film-programming leader, The Bay has been showing quality first-run, Academy-Award winning blockbusters, independent, and foreign films for 40+ years. Also, The Bay Film Series is a popular subscription series, featuring award-winning films from around-the-world, September through April.

Open Daily, Year-Round

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Leelanau Community Cultural Center (Old Art Building)

Phone: 231-256-2131
info@oldartbuilding.com

111 S Main Street, PO Box 883
Leland, MI 49654

Leelanau Community Cultural Center (Old Art Building)

Phone: 231-256-2131 | info@oldartbuilding.com

111 S Main Street, PO Box 883 | Leland, MI 49654

The Leelanau Community Cultural Center's mission is to promote cultural enrichment programs and events, to provide a gathering place for the community, and to ensure the preservation of the Old Art Building as a significant part of Leelanau history.

Come out for an event, art exhibit, adult or children's class, exercise or yoga class – including:

• Children’s Summer Program
• Coffeehouse Performance Series
• Movie Nights
• Leland Air ~ plein air event
• Artist in Residence program
• Young Michigan Filmmakers Festival
• Artist's Market
• Annual Art Leelanau Benefit Exhibition
• Fiber Festival
• Holiday Artist's Market

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Grand Traverse Sporting

Phone: 231-944-9946
chris@grandtraversesporting.com

5801 E Hoxie Rd
Cedar, MI 49621

Grand Traverse Sporting

Phone: 231-944-9946 | chris@grandtraversesporting.com

5801 E Hoxie Rd | Cedar, MI 49621

Looking for a unique experience? Our one of a kind sporting preserve is 216 acres of ridgelines, woods and valleys, creating an unforgettable day of clay shooting with our Promatic Huntsman XP.

Start off with simulated English driven clays, enjoy a catered lunch and then simulated wingshooting coveys of 20-100 birds in the afternoon. Or, shoot a 50-bird mini-course and finish with another reset 50-bird presentation.

Plan your next corporate team-building, men's, ladies or family event on the preserve or we'll come to you! Beginners to advanced are welcome. Give us a call for an event you won't soon forget!

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Leelanau Summinars


leelanausumminars@gmail.com

111 Main St (Old Art Bldg), PO Box 883
Leland, MI 49654

Leelanau Summinars

leelanausumminars@gmail.com

111 Main St (Old Art Bldg), PO Box 883 | Leland, MI 49654

Leelanau Summinars is a community of shared learning – providing a series of educational seminars in July and August each year. We welcome Leelanau residents and visitors of any age who are interested in creating, participating, and/or leading a discussion.

Visit website for schedule, information and to register!

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