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Les Cheneaux Area Events 2014
 
 
January 2014
- Cedarville Blizzard 200 Vintage Snowmobile Races, Taylor's Pit, Cedarville
- Munoscong Walleye Jamboree, Pickford
 
February 2014
- Second Chance Walleye Derby, Pickford
- February 9: LIFT Youth Education & Gatekeeper Series
- February 13-16 – Snowsfest 

March 2014
- March 1: 3rd Annual Lions Club’s Cabin Fever Reliever Auction & Get-Together, Community Center, Cedarville
- Feb 28, March 1, March 2: 4th Annual Steve Tassier Memorial Pike & Perch Ice Fishing Derby, Muskie Bay, Cedarville

April 2014
- Maple Syrup Season in northern Michigan - visit Tassier Sugar bush in Cedarville to see how it's done!

May 2014
- May 2: Explore the Birge Preserve, 10 am, Cedarville Birge Preserve
- May 15-26: Islands Wildlife Pike Fishing Contest, Les Cheneaux Islands
- May 24: Beautification Committee’s Flag and Geranium Delivery Day, 8 am-12 pm, Islands Inn Motel, Cedarville
- May 25: Creative Watercolor Workshop with Artist Sandy Meyer, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- May 27: Pushing the Limits: "Thunderstruck", 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- May 29: DIY Pickford: Composting 101, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library

June 2014
- June 2: Pickford Historical Museum Opening Day, 10 am, Pickford Historical Museum
- June 3: Pickford Poetry Hour with Renee Dreiling, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- June 5: The Science of Genealogy, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- June 6: Graduation Day at Great Lakes Boat Building School Graduation Day, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- June 10: Pushing the Limits: “Artic Drift” Survival Theme with Ray Schebel, 6:30 pm, Pickford Public Library
- June 12: DIY Pickford: Color Your World, Dyeing 101, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- June 12-13: Metal Castings Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- June 12: Lighthouses & Big and Small Boats of the Lakes with Captain John, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- June 13-14: Peace Canoe Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- June 14: Pickford Community Garage Sales, 9 am, Pickford Area
- June 14: Pickford Summer Book Sale, 10 am, Pickford Arts and Learning Center
- June 14: Flag Day Celebration and Open House, 11 am, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum
- June 14: Islands Wildlife Annual Banquet and Auction, 6 pm, Cedarville Community Center
- June 14: "All is Lost" 2014 Robert Redford Survival Film, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- June 19-20: Wood Tool Making Class, 8 am-4 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School
- June 19-21: "True West", 7:30 pm, Chippewa Theater Guild
- June 20-21: Shaker Oval Box Basics Class, 6pm-10pm Friday, 8 am-4 pm Saturday, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- June 21: Joe Haske, Author of “North Dixie Highway”, 1 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- June 22: "True West", 2 pm, Chippewa Theater Guild
- June 23-28: Shearwater Kayak Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- June 26: DIY Pickford: Invasive Weed Management, 6:30 pm, Pickford Township Park 
- June 26: Music on the Porch, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- June 28: "Cane Toads: The Conquest" 2010 Australian Documentary, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- June 29: 2nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet, 1 pm, Cedarville Bay

July 2014
- July 1: Les Cheneaux Community Library Book Sale, 4 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 1: ART HOP starts and continues through September
- July 1: Author Roberta King, 1:30pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 1: Pushing the Limits: “When the Killing’s Done” with Michelle Jarvie, 6:30 pm, Pickford Community Library
- July 2-3: Les Cheneaux Community Library Book Sale, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 3-4: Les Cheneaux Makers Market, 10 am-3 pm, Cedarville Community Center
- July 3: “Boom, Boom, Wow!..” 10 am, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 3: Les Cheneaux Lions Club Whitefish Dinner, 4 pm-7 pm, Cedarville High School
- July 4: Fourth of July Celebration, 10 am, Downtown Cedarville
- July 4: Les Cheneaux Historical and Maritime Museums open for special hours
- July 5: Fun Run/Walk, Registration: 8-9:15 am, race: 9:30 am, Cedarville High School
- July 5: Music at the Maritime, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
- July 7-12: Jimmy Skiff Boat Building Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- July 8: Summer Red Cross Blood Drive, Cedarville Community Center
- July 9: The Science of Music, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 12: Golf Scramble Fundraiser, 9 am, Munoscong Golf Club, Pickford
- July 12: Speaker-John Kotzian, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum
- July 12: Frog Fest, 10 am–5 pm, on the lawn in front of Autore Oil and Les Cheneaux Visitor Center
- July 14-16: Marine Finishes and Finishing Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- July 15: Storyteller Pete Griffin, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 16: Fun with Photography-Linda Henderson, 4:30 pm, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 16: Papermaking with Artist Diana Grenier, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 17: Papermaking with Artist Diana Grenier, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 18: Silk Scarf Painting with Artist Barb Landen, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 18-20: Waterfront Photography Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- July 19: Fireman’s Ball, 8 pm, Cedarville Community Center
- July 19: Music by the Blue Ramblers, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
- July 20: Music and Art Dockside, Hessel Marina and Park Area, downtown Hessel
- July 21: Create a Fysh Class with Artist Linda Sattler, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 21-26: Sassafras Canoe Building Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- July 22: Made In Michigan Program, 3:30 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 22: Make Your Own Body Butter with Artist Diane Keighley, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 23: Crystal and Pearl Bracelet Making Class with Artist Teri Empey, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 24: Dinosaur Day with Paleojoe, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- July 24: Collage Making Class with Artist Diana Grenier, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 26: Red Willow Birch Bark Picture Frame Class with Artist Bob Causley, 3 pm, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 28: Adventures in Origami 1 Workshop with Artist Fran Moye, 12 pm, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 28-August 1: Split Bamboo Rod Making Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- July 29: Introduction to Marbling on Paper with Artist Heidi M. Finley, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 29: Family Scavenger Hunt with the Pickford Historical Society
- July 30: Quilled Birch Bark Tray with Sweet Grass Class with Artist Ron Paquin, 9am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- July 31: Introduction to Pastel Painting with Artist Diana Grenier, 10 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
 
August 2014
- August 1-21: Les Cheneaux Arts Council Art Show, Cedarville Lodge
- August 2: Polymer Clay Wine Glass Class with Artist Kate Otstot, 12 pm, Kate Otstot’s Studio in Hessel
- August 4: Adventures in Origami 2 with Artist Fran Moye, 12 pm, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- August 4-8: Introduction to Classic Hand Tool Woodworking Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- August 5: Speaker Series-Chris Smith, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
- August 6: Prelude to the Boat Show, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
- August 6: Express Yourself! (Re-Inventing Greeting Cards) with Artist Norma Hinton, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- August 6: Quilled Birch Bark Wall Pocket Class with Artist Ron Paquin, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- August 6: Clay Workshop with Artist Linda Schepperly, Nancy Stuhler, and Kate Otstot Session 1, 9 am, Cedarville High School
-  August 8: Whitefish and BBQ Chicken Dinner, 5 pm, Cedarville High School
- August 8: Les Cheneaux’s 2nd Annual Classic Car Show, 11 am, Downtown Cedarville
- August 8: Les Cheneaux Classic Boat Auction, 3 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
- August 9: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7 am, Mertaugh Boat Works Storage Building
- August 9: 37th Annual Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts, 10 am, Downtown Hessel
- August 10: Boat Show Afterglow Artist Reception & Open House, Kilponen Studio, Hessel
- August 11-16: Cocktail Class Racer Building Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- August 12: Gourding is for the Birds Class with Artist Clarlyn Ledy, 12 pm, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- August 13: Large Birch Bark Tray Class with Artist Ron Paquin, 9 am, Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center
- August 13: Plen Air Painting Class with Artist Roger Heuck, 9:30 am, Former “Creekside Herbs”
- August 14: Plen Air Painting Class with Artist Roger Heuck, 9:30 am, Former “Creekside Herbs”
- August 15: The Beatles in America: 50 Years Ago, 2 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library
- August 18: LCHA Annual Meeting, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum
- August 18-23: Wood Duck Kayak Building Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- August 20: Clay Workshop with Artists Linda Schepperly, Nancy Stuhler, and Kate Otstot Session 2, 9 am, Cedarville High School
- August 21: Arts Council Art Show, Reception, and Silent Auction, 5 pm, Cedarville Lodge
- August 22: Islands Wildlife Annual Slammin’ Salmon Derby Registration, 6 pm, Islander Bar
- August 23: Islands Wildlife Annual Slammin’ Salmon Derby, 6:30 am, Les Cheneaux Islands
- August 29: Michigan Beer Fest, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- August 31: Art in the Park, Downtown Cedarville
- August 31: Annual Drawing for 2014 Les Cheneaux Historical Association’s “Chickadee Among the Pines” Quilt, 2 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum
- August 31: Annual Drawing for 2014 Les Cheneaux Historical Association’s “Wee Lassie II” Canoe, 3 pm, Les Cheneaux Maritime Museum
 
September 2014
- September 1: Les Cheneaux Historical and Maritime Museums open for the holiday
- September 1-6: Northeaster Dory Boat Building Class, 9 am-5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
- September 4-6: 109th Stalwart Agricultural Fair, Stalwart (East of Pickford)
- September 13: Free Plant Exchange with Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee, 9 am-12 pm, Cedarville Community Center
- September 27: 3rd Annual Jersey Mud Run, Taylor’s Pit, Cedarville
 
October 2014
- October 2-4: Fall Festival, “Stal-Fest”, Stalwart
- October 11: Pickford Fall Fest, Pickford Township Park, Pickford
 
November 2014
- November 1-14: Sign up for Pickford Historical Society’s 50/50 Buck Pole, Pickford Historical Museum
- November 5: Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, Meeting and Awards
- November 7: Pickford Historical Museum Quilt Show, 10 am-7 pm, Downtown Pickford
- November 8: Pickford Historical Museum Quilt Show, 10 am-4 pm, Downtown Pickford
- November 11: Veterans Day Open House, Pickford Historical Museum, Downtown Pickford
- November 15: Opening Day of Deer Season
- November 28-30: Les Cheneaux Holiday Festivities, Decorated Tree Auction, Museum Open House, Tree Lightings
- November 29: Les Cheneaux Christmas Bazaar, Les Cheneaux Community Schools, Cedarville
- November 29: Small Business Saturday-local shopping event with fun and prizes
 
December 2014
- December: Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides, Northwoods Christian Camp, Pickford
- December 6-8: Les Cheneaux Historical Museum Open House and Tree Auction, Cedarville
- December 6: Santa’s Run for Beer, begins and ends at the Islander Bar, Hessel
- December 7: Breakfast with Santa, Lions Club, free, 7-11 am, Cedar Cove, Cedarville
 
2015 Events
- March 7, 2015: Cabin Fever Reliever, “South of the Border Theme”, Cedarville Community Center
- Late April-May 13: Beatification Committee taking orders for geraniums and flags
- May 23: Delivery of geranium and flag orders, location TBA
- July 3: Les Cheneaux Lions Club Whitefish Dinner, 4 pm-7 pm, Cedarville High School
- July 8: Summer Red Cross Blood Drive, Cedarville Community Center


Weekly Events
 
Wednesdays
June 12-August 14: Summer Film Series, 7:30 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Library, Cedarville (except July 3)
July-August: Artist of the Week, Noon-3 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, Cedarville
 
Thursdays 
June-October: Pickford Farmers Market, 4-7 pm, Pickford
July 12-August: Les Cheneaux Arts Council Center Open Studio, 4-8 pm, Cedarville 
 
Fridays
July-October: Les Cheneaux Farmers Market, 4-7 pm, 29 W. M-134 Hessel (next to the Wooden Door Antique Shop)
 
Saturdays 
All Year: Story & Craft Time at Les Cheneaux Community Library, 10:30 am: Cedarville
 
Sundays
July-August: Hessel Flea Market, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, M-134 next to the Wooden Door in Hessel

 
 
- Marine Finishes and Finishing Class
- Storyteller Pete Griffin at the library
- Summer Film Series: "Wadjda"
- Artist of the Week at the Les Cheneaux Historical Museum
- Fun With Photography-Linda Henderson
- Papermaking-Diana Grenier
- Papermaking-Diana Grenier
- Past, Present, & Future Challenges at the Mackinac Bridge
- Silk Scarf Painting with Barb Landen
- Waterfront Photography Class