Music in the Park cancelled for July 26

If we could wish the rain away, we would, but the weather is not cooperating. We're so sorry to miss Steve Sandner and his Quintet tonight. Join us next week for the Leo Creek Band.

Music in the Park - July 19 and 26

One of Northport's great traditions continues through August. This Friday we welcome Billy Strings and Don Julin to Music in the Park.
The always popular duo are sponsored by the Northport Brewery, Deep's Corner Store and Sunrise Landing

Next week we welcome the Steve Sandner Quintet sponsored by Red Mullein, Dog Ears Books and Ahgosatown Landing

Join us each Friday night at G.M. Dame Marina Park for great music, a great view and a time to meet and greet old friends.

This Week and Next in Northport and Omena - July 12-22

Summertime and the livin' is easy... but there's still lots to do in Northport and Omena. If you're enjoying the lazy days of summer -- or if you're working harder than ever getting ready for the crop harvest, working in the garden or just plain working -- this is a good place to kick back and relax after the work is done!

Here's some great things to do this weekend and through the week:

July 12 & 13 - 9-4
NAHA Second Annual Yard Sale at the Northport Area Museum

July 12 - 7-9pm
Music in the Park at Marina Park
Jim Cooper & Mallet Madness (jazz)

July 12 - 9:15pm
Music After Dark at Lelu Café
Ray Kamalay

July 13 - 8pm
Harry Goldson and Northport’s Big Band at the Northport Auditorium

Next Week
July 18 - 7:30pm

Loreen Niewenhuis reading from A 1,000 Mile Great Lakes Walk at Leelanau Township Library

July 19 - 9am to 1 pm
Northport Farmer's Market adjacent to The Depot

Music in the Park at Marina Park
Don Julin & Billy Strings (bluegrass)

July 20 - 8pm
Millennium Brass at the Northport Auditorium
July 20 & 21 - 10-5pm
Philo Beers House Tour by the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum

Come, join in the fun and then relax and enjoy all our beautiful community has to offer.

Fourth of July Week in Northport and Omena

The celebration of summer begins in full swing the weekend preceding the Fourth of July. Join us in Northport for great summer fun. Here's the schedule of activities from Saturday, June 29 through Saturday, July 6. It's a great time to visit Northport!

Saturday, June 29
8 - 10 p.m. - Ragtime fans will thrill to the music of Bob Milne. A Northport Lions Club Fundraiser to benefit the Leelanau Children's Center.
At Dusk - Outdoor Movie Night at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse.

Thursday, July 4
The celebration starts at dusk with fireworks and music. Performances by The Village Voices and the Northport Community
Band as well as K Jones and the Benzie Playboys. It all happens at Marina Park.

Thursday, July 4 - Sunday July 7
North By Northport Music Festival, various venues.

Friday, July 5
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Northport Farmers Market at the marina parking lot.
7 - 9 p.m. Jazz lovers will swing to the tunes of the Bill Sears Quintet at Music in the Park, Marina Park. Also at Music in the Park will be the $500 early bird drawing from the Northport Promise Summer Sizzler Raffle.

Saturday, July 6
9 a.m. - American Cancer society Run For Funds starts at the Depot
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Leelanau Township Library Book Sale
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bake Sale and Bazaar at Trinity Church
6:30 p.m. - Interlochen Ensemble at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse.

Music in the Park Kicks off on June 28 in Northport -- Join us for our 27th year of concerts

Friday's are great fun in Northport. Starting the last weekend of June through the end of August Friday night means a free concert at Music in the Park. Pack a picnic basket or order take out from one of our local restaurants. Bring your blanket or portable chairs and come listen to great music while you enjoy a beautiful view. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Marina Park on Bay Street. If you're coming from out of town, turn right at the second blinker light and head east two blocks to Marina park.

June 28 – Jeff Tucker and On the Beach sponsored by Pier Wright and Leelanau Cellars
July 5 - Jazz with the Bill Sears Quartet sponsored by Northport Highlands, Greg Strausser and Waukazoo Tees
July 12 - Jim Cooper and Mallet Madness sponsored by the Northport Lions Club and Boutique by Mary Kent
July 19 - Don Julin and Billy Strings sponsored by the Northport Brewery, Deep's Corner Store and Sunrise Landing
July 26 - Jazz with the Steve Sandner Quintet sponsored by Red Mullein, Dog Ears Books and Ahgosatown Landing
August 2 - Classic Rock with the Leo Creek Band sponsored by Leelanau Cellars, The North End Eatery and the Business Helper
August 9 - Jazz with the Neptune Quartet sponsored by Leelanau Cellars and Due North Marketing Communications
August 16 - The Claudia Schmidt Funtet sponsored by Tamarack Gallery and Dick and Sherry Koenig
August 23 - Zen Stew sponsored by Kal Excavating
August 30 - R2/D2 sponsored by the Northport Village Walkers and the Soup Group

Wild Wacky Women Meet May 9

It's spring and time to welcome back all the snowbirds to your area. It's also time for the Wild Wacky Wonderful Women's next get together at Brew North.

Join Jennifer Wack, Kristen Frank and Collen Cooper from 5-9 p.m.

Here's how it works:

* Bring something to eat and/or drink to share.
* Meet two-plus women you don't know.
* Share what you have a passion for and love to do - and what you are doing in and for the community (volunteering, raising kids or grandkids... whatever!
* AND just have fun!!!!

This Weekend in Northport and Omena - April 26-28, 2013

Friday, April 26
8 -10 p.m. - OneMusic with Dan and Kristin Frank - Live at Brew North

Saturday, April 27
Northport Sportsman’s Scott Brow Fishing Derby at the Millpond

All Leelanau High School Prom at Leelanau Sands Showroom