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Fall Weekend Activities

Saturday, September 16, 2017

October 7 & 8 are the dates for the celebration of fall on the Island. The annual Harvest Dinner will be on the 7th at Trinity Lutheran Church. This is a traditional turkey dinner and trimmings served family style.
Also on the 7th is W.I. Fire Department's pancake breakfast and open house at the station. On the 7th and 8th is the Cider Pressing Family Event at the W.I. Farm Museum. Best caramel apples, family activities, fun for all!

Poverty Island

Saturday, September 16, 2017

There is some interest to save the Poverty Island Lighthouse and if you are interested, contact the Michigan Lighthouse Service via their website: ( Poverty is 186 acres and the lighthouse was activated in 1875. Automated in 1958, the light was deactivated in 1995.

WICHP meeting

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The next WICHP (Washington Island Community Health Program's) Food, Fun and the Facts of  Later Life Luncheon is September 21st with Laura Spranger, Social Worker at Unity Hospice who will be sharing How To's on Advanced Care Planning. Please make your reservations to Luncheon
Coordinator, Laura Findlay Hagen, 847-2679, by Sept. 19th. Lunch will be at Findlay's Holiday Inn, $6.50, and includes speaker, lunch and tip. Come and join in the fun, education and great lunch! Please bring a friend!

Deer Season

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Bow and cross-bow deer season began September 16 and runs to January 7.

Deer Hunting

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Bow and cross-bow deer season began September 16 and runs to January 7.

Literary Festival on the Island

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

“Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined”
is the theme for the fifth annual
Washington Island Literary Festival.
There will be special speakers, workshops, a dinner, autograph signings and more. Dates are September 22 through 24. Go to: for more information.

BIG Rummage Sale!

Monday, August 28, 2017


BIG Rummage Sale at the Community Center

September 2, from 9 A.M.-1 P.M.,

plus a car wash.

Ice Cream Social

Monday, August 28, 2017

September 2 is a Saturday Sundaes Ice Cream Social at Trinity Fellowship Hall from 2-4 P.M. Cost is your donation to TEAM WASHINGTON ISLAND -WALK TO END ALZHEIMERS in Sturgeon Bay, September 30.

Legion Fish Boil

Monday, August 28, 2017

The American Legion Post #402 will have a fish boil on September 2 at the Legion Hall (downtown) starting at  4:30.