Benzonia Academy Lecture Series: “Lumber Era Ghost Towns Of Benzie: Gone But Not Quite Forgotten”

Benzonia Academy Lecture Series: “Lumber Era Ghost Towns Of Benzie: Gone But Not Quite Forgotten”

In the late 1800’s, Benzie County was filled with short-lived villages built around large sawmills. This is the story of two of them, Averytown and Edgewater, on opposite ends of Big Platte Lake. We’ll learn how and when they began, who lived there, their life, and...
Spring Breaks Tour the Solar System with the Great Lakes Children’s Museum

Spring Breaks Tour the Solar System with the Great Lakes Children’s Museum

Going to the beach can be fun, but why not take a vacation to the stars? This Spring Break, you’re invited to the Great Lakes Children’s Museum’s Tour of the Solar System as we explore the wonders of our sun and its planets! All activities will be offered during...
Exhibit: By Hand

Exhibit: By Hand

Human hands with their dexterous, opposable thumbs have allowed us to innovate, to use tools, to become nimble, skillful, creative and artful makers. The Glen Arbor Arts Center By Hand project is a consideration of the myriad ways the human hand is intrinsic to...
A Cloud over the Land- History Talk

A Cloud over the Land- History Talk

As the tribal historian of the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Deborah Richmond brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to preserving the rich cultural heritage of her community. Together with historian and author Rick Wiles, the Burt Lake Band...
Ivan Swift and the Mackinackers- History Talk

Ivan Swift and the Mackinackers- History Talk

A resident of Harbor Springs much of his life, H. Ivan Swift (1873-1946) was an artist, poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Widely regarded as the “Poet of the North,” Swift’s writings included The Mackinackers. First performed as a poetical/musical in 1909, this...