upcoming events


April 13, 2019  |  Artist Meet & Greet at Ethanology 

Saturday, 5pm - 7pm, Ethanology, Elk Rapids

That's a wrap! Come by Ethanology for a cocktail you won't forget, and celebrate the closing of Dani Knoph's Coldwater Collection.  


May 4, 2019  |  Art Market at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery

Saturday, 10-4pm, Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery and Visitors Center

The Friends of Wolf Lake are delighted to host the annual art market and gift fair. Local artists will be set up inside the visitor center and around the show pond. Did we mention that there are Arctic Grayling on view in the aquarium? 


May 25, 2019  |  Elk Rapids Arts & Crafts Show

Saturday, 10am-4pm, Downtown Elk Rapids


June 1, 2019  |  Adams Fly Festival

Saturday, noon-6pm, Village of Kinglsey

A community celebration of the Adams Fly and all things fly fishing. Festivities include fly tying demos, casting instruction, river boat display, fly fishing art, merchandise, live and silent auctions, fly history, live music and Northern Michigan brews.


June 20, 2019  |  Wildlife Watercolor Workshop: Painting with Dani Knoph

Thursday, 9am-noon at Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire, MI

Learn about laying down watercolor washes, layering, and color with wildlife artist Dani Knoph. Observe an artist demonstration then put your knowledge to practice. You'll learn fun facts about local wildlife with an emphasis on fish of Northwest Michigan, such as a world record muskellunge and rare native lake trout discovered in the Chain of Lakes, as well as the return of Northern Michigan's once predominant trout, Grayling. You're encouraged to bring photos of fish, flora or fauna that inspire you to use as references. You are also encouraged to bring watercolor supplies if you have your own, but supplies will be provided. Limited space. $25 per person. Register here.