Skiing & Snowshoeing

Peek-A-Boo Cross Country Ski Trail

North of M-129 on Blindline Road, West on State Avenue. The trails is off of State Avenue at the Les Cheneaux Community Schools running track, east of the township landfill. Sponsored by the Les Cheneaux Nordic Ski Club. Approximately 4-5 miles of groomed trails.

Search Bay Back Country Ski Trail

Five miles west of Hessel on M-134 at Search Bay. Trail head is marked and accessible from M-134.

Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

An adventerous winter day trip and a drive south to the Harbor Springs area (about 1 hour and 15 minutes) will land you among the Midwest’s best downhill skiing and snowboarding at Nub’s Nob and Boyne Highlands.

Nub’s Nob Website: www.nubsnob.com

Boyne Highlands Website: www.boyne.com

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Local Forecast
Clear
Sunday 07/05 0%
Clear
Plentiful sunshine. High around 75F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 07/06 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 77F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 07/07 50%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 68F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Upcoming Events

Les Cheneaux Area Events 2015-2016

July
July 1: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Book Idiom, Hessel
July 4: Fourth of July in Les Cheneaux Celebration – see details on activities, fireworks, parade and more at lescheneaux.net
July 3-4: Summer Makers Market Arts & Crafts Show, 10 am to 3 pm, Community Center, Cedarville
July 3: Whitefish Dinner, 4-7 pm, Les Cheneaux Community School cafeteria, Cedarville
July 3: Farmers & Artisan Market, 4-7 pm, The Marketplace, 2900 W. M-134, Hessel
July 3: Music at the Maritime, Beach Chickens, 7 pm, Maritime Museum, Cedarville
July 6-11: Annapolis Wherry Class, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 7: Lions Club Blood Drive, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm, Les Cheneaux Community Center, Cedarville
July 7 & 8: Youth Boating Safety Classes, 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm, First National Bank, Cedarville
July 10: Farmers & Artisan Market, 4-7 pm, The Marketplace, 2900 W. M-134, Hessel
July 13-18: Optimist Pram Boat Building Class, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 14-16: Knots and Rigging Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 15: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Book Idiom, Hessel
July 17: Music at the Maritime, Blue Water Ramblers, 7 pm, Maritime Museum, Cedarville
July 17: Farmers & Artisan Market, 4-7 pm, The Marketplace, 2900 W. M-134, Hessel
July 19: Music & Art Dockside, 11 am, Hessel Marina, downtown Hessel
July 20-25: Skin-on-Frame Kayak Class, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 22: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Book Idiom, Hessel
July 24: Les Cheneaux Community Foundation Cruise through the Les Cheneaux channels, visit lescheneauxcommunityfoundation.org
July 24: Farmers & Artisan Market, 4-7 pm, The Marketplace, 2900 W. M-134, Hessel
July 27-29: Marine Finishes and Finishing Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 27-August 1: Shearwater Kayak Class (Session I), 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 27-August 1: Wood Duck Kayak (Session I), 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
July 29: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Book Idiom, Hessel
July 30: Speaker’s Series, Wood Smoke Jim and River Lark Mary, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, Cedarville
July 30-August 1: Waterfront Photography Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville

August
August 2- November 1: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Trailer for Food Pantry, located at Coldwell Banker parking lot in Cedarville
August 3-7: Introduction to Classic Hand Tool Woodworking Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
August 4 & 5: Youth Boating Safety Classes, 6-9 pm, First National Bank in Cedarville
August 5: Music at the Maritime, Ben Gulder and Marty Feldake, 7 pm, Maritime Museum, Cedarville
August 8: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7:00 am- 11:00 am, Boat Show, Hessel
August 8: Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival of Arts, Hessel
August 10-15: Kaholo Paddleboard Workshop, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
August 12: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Village Idiom in Hessel
August 17: LCHA Annual Meeting, 7 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, Cedarville
August 24: LCHA Volunteer Luncheon, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, Cedarville
August 24-29: Petrel and Petrel Play SG Kayaks Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
August 26: Les Cheneaux Islands Association Book Club, 10:00 am, Village Idiom in Hessel

September
September 6: LCHA Raffle drawings, 2 pm Quilt drawing, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, 3 pm Canoe drawing, Maritime Museum, Cedarville
September 7-12: Shearwater Kayak (Session II) Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
September 7-12: Wood Duck Kayak (Session II) Workshop, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
September 12: Les Cheneaux Historical & Maritime Museums close for the Season

December
December 5: Lions Club Breakfast with Santa, 8:00 am- 10:00 am, Cedar Cove, Cedarville

 

Weekly Events

Wednesdays
July 1-August 5: Artist of the Week, Noon-3 pm, Les Cheneaux Historical Museum, Cedarville

Thursdays
June-October: Pickford Farmers Market, 4-6 pm, Pickford

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

 

 

2016 Events

July
July 3: Whitefish Dinner at Les Cheneaux Community School, Cedarville

August
August 12: Les Cheneaux Car Show, Cedarville
August 13: Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival of Arts, Hessel

February
February 11-14: Snowsfest, Hessel

 

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