Now Available at
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
The 3rd Lighthouse Wine was released this June and is a very popular Pinot Grigio made by Bowers Harbor Vineyards. It is a fundraiser for Mission Point Lighthouse Friends non-profit. It can be purchased at the Bowers Harbor tasting room or their website. www.bowersharbor.com
Announcing the 3rd Annual Wine Label Art Competition - 2018. This is a fantastic fundraiser for the
Mission Point Lighthouse.
If you are an artist, please consider entering
our wine label art competition. Winner receives $250 and your art will be featured on the wine label. This year's deadline was March 5th.
Questions - email firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is part of the fundraising efforts of Mission Point Lighthouse Friends non-profit for lighthouse educational projects.
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The 3rd Annual Lighthouse Art Wine Label Competition Fundraiser was held in April 2018. This is winner Ruth Kitchen. Ruth's fine painting will be the art for the limited release 2017 Pinot Grigio Lighthouse Wine label available soon. This wine is only available at Bowers Harbor Vineyards or their website orders. Artist runners up were Janet Oliver and Jim Smania.
Since Fall of 2016 we have been making changes to the south side of the lighthouse to fulfill a grant from SHPO to make the exterior of the house like it was in 1910 - small storage building moved to side of house, rear sidewalk installed, flowers planted around the house and new wood and wire fencing.
International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend
For Saturday August 18th and Sunday the 19th - we will be participating in a ham radio activity called International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. Countries all over the world have become involved. Amateur radio operators in America set up portable stations at lighthouses and endeavour to make contact with each other.
Community Lighthouse Grounds Planting and
Thursday, June 7, was our first annual volunteer Planting and Fence Painting event and chicken enchilada dinner was served too for all the volunteers who attended. We still have more fence painting to do - anyone interested in helping call
Ginger Schultz 231-645-0759
Log Cabin Day!
Log Cabin Day, is June 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Hessler Log Cabin in lighthouse park and the Mission Point Lighthouse, as well as the Dougherty Mission House, will be open for viewing and tours. Exhibitors will be recreating crafts from the nineteenth century at each location, and some refreshments will be available.
Michigan Lighthouse Festival will be at Whitefish Point Lighthouse in August
The Michigan Lighthouse Festival will be held
August 3-5, 2018 in Paradise Michigan. Need a ride? Bus will be leaving Gaylord, Michigan for this event too.
Check out website
for more information about
the 2018 festival.
And for more information about lighthouses along Michigan's
west coast, check out