Come discover Northport and Omena events, places to visit, and things to do.This 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, and get connected with local volunteer opportunities in Northport and Omena. It’s an all-in-one guide to fun and community connection in these two historic Lake Michigan towns at the end of Leelanau Peninsula.
Bringing the past to life in books and presentations.
John C. Mitchell, award-winning author and historian was the 2011 winner of a State History award. His titles include Grand Traverse: The Civil War Era, and Wood Boats of Leelanau: A Photographic Journal as well as a series of books for children done in collaboration with illustrator Tom Woodruff: Michigan: An Illustrated History for Children, Prehistoric Great Lakes: An Illustrated History for Children, Indians of the Great Lakes: An Illustrated History for Children and Great Lakes and Great Ships: An Illustrated History for Children.
The Leelanau Township Community Foundation’s history is rich with stories of how the foundation’s efforts have made Northport, Omena and the surrounding countryside a better place to live. Since 1945 the LTCF has given over two million dollars in grants to the community in ways that change lives. While their philanthropic efforts are tightly woven in the history of this area, they also very involved in the future.
Angela and Erik Saxon: Communication • Design • Marketing
We bring an array of knowledge and capability to your project. From market research and identity creation, to design and production in all forms of media including Web, print, television, exhibit, social media, and data management–the tools at our command are powerful, efficient, and ready to work for you. We also specialize in book design, often partnering with self published authors.