Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore announces new park film premiere venues


From staff reports

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has announced the world premiere viewing details of Water, Sand, and Sky, their new park film. The film will be premiered during National Park Week, April 16-24, at 10 northern Michigan venues with 13 showings in a public campaign called “Sleeping Bear Everywhere.” Venue and event details are listed below, and available on the National Lakeshore’s website at Water, Sand, and Sky Film Premiere (U.S. National Park Service).

Monday, April 18

7 pm – hosts: Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear, and Friends of Sleeping Bear, www.friendsofsleepingbear at City Opera House,

Tuesday, April 19

7 pm – Glen Lake Community Library,
7 pm – The Historic Vogue Theatre,

Wednesday, April 20

6 pm – Glen Arbor Township Hall,

Thursday, April 21

3 pm – Leelanau Historical Society,
7:30 pm – The Garden Theater,

Friday, April 22

6 pm – The Homestead Resort,
7 pm – Glen Lake Community Church,
9 pm – The Homestead Resort,

Saturday, April 23

2 pm – Bay Community Theatre,
3 pm – Bay Community Theatre,
4 pm – Bay Community Theatre,
5 pm – Maggies Bear Lake,

For additional details about each event, please visit that website. Each venue is offering a variety of opportunities to engage beyond the film with sunset hikes, refreshments, sales items, and other special opportunities. A National Park Service representative will be attending most of the showings.

Be sure to share your “Sleeping Bear Everywhere” premiere experience using #SleepingBearFilmPremiere.

The film will be shown regularly in the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire on a regular basis starting Sunday, April 24.

This weeklong premiere event is part of National Park Week, April 16-24. Celebrate National Park Week 2022 as parks across the country host a variety of special programs, events, and digital experiences. Entrance fees are waived on April 16 to kick off National Park Week and encourage everyone to enjoy their national parks. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park.