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Cost for yoga instruction, payable to Yoga Roots – $129
04:00 – 04:30 PM – Flight to Beaver Island
07:00 – 08:30 PM – Laughter Yoga – Open to JOYÂ
08:30 – 09:00 PM – Tibetan Bowl Meditation Saturday
08:30 – 10:00 AM – Heart Opening Flow
10:00 – 11:00 AM – Brunch
11:30 – 01:30 PM – Self Love, Setting Intentions and Power of Affirmations
01:30 – 02:30 PM – Free Time for Nature and Self Reflection
03:00 – 05:00 PM – Island Tour
05:00 – 06:30 PM – Dinner
06:30 – 08:00 PM – Restorative Yoga and Sound Healing
08:00 – 09:00 PM – Affinity Circle Sacred Space Sunday
08:00 – 09:00 AM – Light Continental Breakfast
09:00 – 10:30 AM – Morning Yoga Flow – Closing Circle
Events are held over Memorial Weekend. The festivities include presentations and field trips by expert field guides.
Beaver Island Eco Fair
The Beaver Island Eco-Fair is a celebration of nature and sustainability. Our focus is promoting solutions in ecology, renewable energy and local food systems. The fair features local and regional green vendors, sustainable technology, arts, music, environmental action & education organizations. The mission of the Beaver Island Eco-Fair is to showcase sustainable solutions, and demonstrate that Beaver Island is a regional leader in the promotion of renewable energy, healthy food systems, and community resilience. **Community Partner and Organization Sponsorship Packages Available** For more information on sponsoring, vending, or attending this event please visit www.bimf.net or contact: Carol Burton @231.838.2883 or Nathan Ayers @734.249.8334
Beaver Island Jazz Series
Jazz Clarinetist Dave Bennett & The Dave Bennett Quartet. The Jazz program on June 30 is cabaret style and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. To purchase and consume alcohol, you must be at least 21 years of age. Tickets are available for purchase by phone or in person from the Beaver Island Community Center (231-448-2022).
2nd – Chamber of Commerce Community Appreciation Day
21 and 22nd – Beaver Island Bike Festival
Mark your calendars! Fully supported bike ride with rest stop snacks. Lunch at Bill Wagner campground. B.B.Q. buffet at the Shamrock. Beaver Island Bike Festival t-shirt. Bike transportation on the ferry Live entertainment on Friday & Saturday nights. Prizes and extra goodies.
Annual Fourth of July Parade
15th – 21st – Museum Week
Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events. Music; presentations on nature, Oral History, and Native American culture; and Nature Walks, a Pet Show, and an Art Show.
19th – 21st – Beaver Island Music Festival
Beaver Island Music Festival has been creating Music in the Woods since 2003, a 3-day outdoor event combining nature, renewable energies, music and artwork, song and dance. Plan to enjoy one of Michigan’s most unique festivals, with wide varieties of music, art, and activities for all ages, food, camping, and beautiful Beaver Island. Artists perform on many of the ferry rides, shuttles run through out the festival. (231) 838-2883 http://www.bimf.net
July 27th – August 5th – Baroque on Beaver
A presentation of the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association, Baroque on Beaver – A Festival of Classical Music brings professional and student musicians together on Beaver Island. Performances range from small ensembles to a full orchestra and chorus concert. For information call 888-511-5189 or consult baroqueonbeaver.org
12 • Bocce Tournament @ NOON: Join us for the 2nd Annual Island Bocce Tournament, “The Roll for Pets.” Proceeds from “The 2019 “Roll” benefits The Friends of BI Animals.
10th – 12th – Homecoming
Island-wide celebration and time to come together for all Islanders as well as the famous softball tournament.
1st • Beaver Island Half Marathon and Paradise Bay 5K
The Beaver Island Half Marathon plus 10K and 5K. Start at 9:00AM for 1/2 Marathon, 9:30AM for 10K and 10:00AM for 5K. Packet pick up and day before registration will take place on the porch at Dalwhinnie from 5 – 6:30. Shirt cut off August 24. You can also register for the race at the start which is at the public beach at 8:00am on Saturday September 1.
5th – Bite of Beaver – NOON to 2:00
See what the best professional and amateur chefs on the Island have to offer – sample a wide variety of treats.
6th – Island Boodle 5 K
Come and join us for the annual 5K/Run/Walk starting in scenic St. James and offering a fast, beautiful lakefront-and-trails course. There are extra awards this year for: Most Colorful Participant, Decorated Stroller and Best Costume. Registration will start at 9am and the race will begin at 11am.