Northport Omena Calendar

Come discover Northport and Omena events, places to visit, and things to do in Leelanau Township.

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The event calendar is a one-stop place to connect you -- our community of longtime residents, newcomers and visitors -- with all our local events. Find meeting times for Leelanau Township and Northport Village. Get connected with local civic organization and volunteer opportunities in Northport and Omena. It's an all-in-one guide to fun and community connections in these two historic Lake Michigan towns at the north end of Leelanau Peninsula.

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Library Board Meet and Greet
Tuesday, January 31
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Meet the newly appointed Leelanau Township Board Members.

Leelanau Township Board FY24 Budget
Tuesday, January 31
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Elected Township officials will convene as a committee of the whole to participate in a work session with key township employees to develop the FY 24 budget.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, February 1
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Discover St. Mary School
Wednesday, February 1
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Come Discover St. Mary School! Short Presentation by School Principal, students & alumni, Q & A session and school tour.

Discover St. Mary School
February 1 - February 2, 2023
11:00 pm - 12:00 am

Discover what's new! All are Welcome! Discover St. Mary School - February 1, 2023 - Short Presentation starting at 6:00 PM by school principal, students and alumni, Q & A session and school tour! Thinking about making a change for the 2023/24 school year? Come Discover what's new at St. Mary School!

Village Council Meeting
Friday, February 3
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, February 6
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, February 7
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Virtual Local History - The Northport Weather Station
February 7 - February 8, 2023
11:30 pm - 1:00 am

In collaboration with the Northport Area Heritage Association, join GTLM's Executive Director, Stef Staley to learn about the Northport Weather Station dating from 1912 to the mid 1970's. In addition, she will talk about the NOAA weather station located at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse which provides up to date weather today. Click on the link to Register for this Zoom lecture.

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 8
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
Friday, February 10
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Guided SnowShoe Hike in Leelanau State Park
February 11 - March 11, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a Snow Shoe Hike led by GTLM's Executive Director through Leelanau State Park and the Lighthouse grounds!

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Monday, February 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority. Chief objective of this meeting is to review and approve the new budget.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, February 14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
February 14 - February 15, 2023
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 15
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
February 15 - February 16, 2023
11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, February 20
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, February 21
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, February 21
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Leelanau Township Library Book Group
Wednesday, February 22
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for discussion of A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabell Allende at 1:30 on Wed Feb 22, 2023. We are offering a hybrid format, both in person in the library and by zoom. Free and open to everyone. Books can be picked up at the library a month in advance. Email director@leelanautownshiplibrary.org for zoom link. Call 231-386-5131 with questions.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, February 28
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Leelanau Township Board Special Meeting on FY24 Budget
February 28 - March 1, 2023
10:30 pm - 12:30 am

The Township Board will convene a special meeting to produce a tentative FY24 budget. The proposed budget document will then be available for public view in advance of the board's March 28 Public Hearing and adoption of the proposed budget for the Township's next fiscal year that begins April 1, 2023.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
Wednesday, March 1
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly meeting of the library board to conduct the government's business.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, March 1
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Village Council Meeting
Friday, March 3
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Leelanau Dark Sky Meeting
Monday, March 6
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Meeting of a subcommittee of Leelanau Energy to discuss education and advocacy to preserve the natural night sky.

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 6
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 7
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 8
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
Friday, March 10
12:00 am - 2:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 14
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
Tuesday, March 14
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, March 15
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.

Guided SnowShoe Hike in Leelanau State Park
Saturday, March 18
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Snow Shoe Hike led by GTLM's Executive Director through Leelanau State Park and the Lighthouse grounds!

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, March 20
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
March 20 - March 22, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees to conduct the government's business.

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, March 21
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, March 21
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 21
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Virtual Local History - Leelanau Twp Cemetery Tour
March 21 - March 22, 2023
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

In collaboration with the Northport Area Heritage Association, join GTLM's Executive Director, Stef Staley to learn about some of the lighthouse keepers and other interesting people buried in the Leelanau Township Cemetery.

Leelanau Township Library Book Group
Wednesday, March 22
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for discussion of Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman at 1:30 on Wed March 22, 2023. We are offering a hybrid format, both in person in the library and by zoom. Free and open to everyone. Books can be picked up at the library a month in advance. Email director@leelanautownshiplibrary.org for zoom link. Call 231-386-5131 with questions.

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Tuesday, March 28
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Foreign Policy Discussion

Leelanau Township Board Public Hearing and Budget Adoption
Tuesday, March 28
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Township Board of Trustees will convene a Public Hearing to present the proposed FY24 budget and to receive comments from the public about the plan for the new fiscal year that begins April 1, 2023. Following the Public Hearing and with any accepted revisions to the plan the Board of Trustees is expected to formally adopt the FY24 budget.

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, April 3
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, April 5
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Village Council Meeting
April 6 - April 7, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
Tuesday, April 11
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Virtual Local History - Historic Homes of Northport
April 11 - April 12, 2023
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

In collaboration with the Northport Are Heritage Association, join GTLM's Executive Director, Stef Staley to learn about some of Northport's Historic Homes.

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 12
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
April 13 - April 14, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, April 17
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
April 17 - April 19, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees to conduct the government's business.

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, April 18
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, April 18
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 19
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, April 19
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.

Leelanau Township Library Book Group
Wednesday, April 26
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for discussion of Anxious People by Fredrick Backman at 1:30 on Wed April 26, 2023. We are offering a hybrid format, both in person in the library and by zoom. Free and open to everyone. Books can be picked up at the library a month in advance. Email director@leelanautownshiplibrary.org for zoom link. Call 231-386-5131 with questions.

Leelanau Dark Sky Committee
Monday, May 1
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of the members of this subcommittee of Leelanau Energy to discuss education and outreach promoting preservation of the natural night sky.

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, May 1
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 3
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Village Council Meeting
May 4 - May 5, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Leelanau Energy In-Person & Zoom Educational Session
Friday, May 5
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Leelanau Energy is returning to in-person membership meetings and will offer remote access. A 30 minute business meeting will be followed by a featured guest speaker to present an educational program on an aspect of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other topics of contemporary interest.

The May meeting features Rex Ames of GeoFurnace Heating & Cooling to discuss heat pumps use, types, benefits, costs, installation requirements, etc. A question session will follow the program.

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
Tuesday, May 9
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Virtual Local History - US Coast Guard Motor Launch Boat's History
May 9 - May 10, 2023
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Join GTLM's Executive Director, Stef Staley to learn about the history of the museum's restored US Coast Guard Cabin Motor Launch, a wooden launch from 1946.

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 10
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
May 11 - May 12, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, May 15
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
May 15 - May 17, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees to conduct the government's business.

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, May 16
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, May 16
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 17
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, May 17
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.

Leelanau Township Library Book Group
Wednesday, May 24
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come early this month at 1pm for title selection! Bring your suggestions and vote on the books for next years book group. Then join us for the May discussion of These Precious Days by Anne Patchett at 1:30 on Wed May 24, 2023. We are offering a hybrid format, both in person in the library and by zoom. Free and open to everyone. Books can be picked up at the library a month in advance. Email director@leelanautownshiplibrary.org for zoom link. Call 231-386-5131 with questions.

Northport School Academic Awards
May 25 - May 26, 2023
11:00 pm - 12:00 am

Northport Public School Academic Awards night celebrates our highest achieving students in all categories. Please join us to congratulate students on their hard work throughout the year!

Northport Cars in the Park
Saturday, May 27
All day

Northport Cars in the Park, Leelanau County's longest running auto show, has been attracting an eclectic mix of cars to the picturesque village of Northport since 1998.

Village Council Meeting
June 1 - June 2, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Northport Public School Graduation
June 2 - June 3, 2023
11:00 pm - 12:00 am

Class of 2023 Northport Graduation

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, June 5
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, June 7
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
June 8 - June 9, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Rock the Light! 5K Run/Walk & 10-Miler
Saturday, June 10
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rock the Light! 5K Walk/Run & 10-Miler in-person event at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum inside Leelanau State Park. Virtual option available. Tickets available closer to event. Charity raised the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact sstaley2525@gmail.com.

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
Tuesday, June 13
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 14
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, June 19
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 20
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, June 20
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 21
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, June 21
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
June 26 - June 28, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of the Library Board to conduct the government's business

Northport Area Cancer Support Group
Monday, July 3
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a support group for individuals who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn, receive and give support to others. Please call Terry at 231-645-2120 for information.

Leadership Team Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, July 5
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Leadership Team (LT) is a diverse, community-based group of citizens that was established in 2011 as part of Phase I of Designing and Achieving Our Potential, a project plan of action that supported the quality of life and economic well-being of the community. The primary role of the LT was and is today, to guide the scope of work outlined in the project and subsequent projects including the Community Conversation: The Importance of Events; to recruit participation, and to be a conduit for implementation, but not decision makers. The LT meets the first Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to all community members with an interest in these projects.

Village Council Meeting
July 6 - July 7, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Monthly meeting of Village Council to conduct Village business.

Meeting of the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees
Tuesday, July 11
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Meeting of elected Township officials to conduct the official business of Leelanau Township. Meeting may include reports from Fire & Emergency Service, Sheriff's Deputy, Township Librarian, Planning & Zoning, Parks & Recreation, elected Township Officers and the County Commissioner. Time is allowed at the beginning and conclusion of the meeting for public comments.

Finance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, July 12
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village finances.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission
July 13 - July 14, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Planning Commission. Commission is responsible for Planning. Responsible for zoning ordinance review and appeals.

Parks and Trails Committee MTG
Monday, July 17
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Discuss Parks and Trails improvements and management.

Leelanau Township Library Board of Trustees
July 17 - July 19, 2023
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Mostly meeting of the Board of Trustees to conduct the government's business

NLTUA Committee Meeting
Tuesday, July 18
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meeting of NLTUA committee members to discuss relevant issues concerning the sewer authority.

Waterfront committee meeting
Tuesday, July 18
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the Waterfront committee to discuss current concerns or issues.

Infrastructure Committee Meeting
Wednesday, July 19
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monthly meeting of Trustees to discuss Village infrastructure concerns.

Northport Village Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, July 19
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Monthly Meeting of Commission to address zoning and planning matters for the Village of Northport.