Opening Day at the Munising Farmers & Artisans Market – May 29

Munising, Mich.– The Munising Farmers & Artisans Market will be open for business at Bayshore Park this Tuesday, May 29 from 4:00- 7:00 p.m.

  • There is something for everyone from fresh produce, baked goods, arts & crafts, and more!
  • Accepts EBT-SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, Project FRESH, Market FRESH, and Hoophouses for Health.


Gentle Yoga – May 29

Marquette, Mi. – Hosted by Essentials Massage & Yoga, Gentle Yoga is this Tuesday night, May 29 from 5:45- 7:00 p.m.

Gentle yoga is on the spectrum between seated yoga and yin (restorative) yoga. This is a great gentle exercise class for young or old.

  • Tickets available at ($5 dollars/session)
  • Register for the class before coming as the instructor will be able to plan out the class and contact you if there may be a cancellation due to weather.
  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to class for check-in. Practice begins promptly!
WWI Remembered Holy Cross Cemetery Walk – May 29 & 31

Marquette, Mi.– The Marquette Regional History Center presents: WWI Remembered Holy Cross Cemetery Walk (tour) at the Chapel in the Holy Cross Cemetery this Tuesday, May 29, from 1:00- 3:00 p.m. and again this Thursday, May 31, from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.

This 13th Annual Cemetery Walk marks the 100 anniversary of WWI. The powerful stories of the men and women who served should never be forgotten.

Hear about Bill Gray, who was later well known as “Happy the Clown,” Abraham Fleury who had erroneously been reported as dead, and many others.

$5 suggested donation. Call (906)-226-3571 for more info or visit


Sunday Brunch at Holiday Inn – May 27

Marquette, Mich.– The Holiday Inn of Marquette is hosting a Sunday Brunch, May 27, from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Brunch has all kinds of delicious food including, pancakes or french toast, waffles, Eggs Benedict, omelets to order, bacon & sausage, hash brown casserole skillet, brown potatoes, scrambled eggs, eggs your way, and much more!

50 cents per year of age (up to 12 years)

Bloody Mary Bar & Live Jazz – May 27

Marquette, Mi. – The Landmark Inn is hosting Bloody Mary Bar & Live Jazz in the Northland Pub this Sunday, May 27 from 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Be at the Northland Pub for the Bloody Mary Bar and Live Jazz event with Mike Waite & Harry South!

Customize your Bloody Mary with tons of options like cheese, bacon, Brussel sprouts, okra, and more…

Disney’s High School Musical JR – Audition Workshop May 26th

Marquette, MI – Saturday, May 26 from 12-1pm at the Marquette Hope Connection Center 927 W Fair Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Register here!

Plant Swap – May 26

Calumet, Mi. – The Calumet Art Center will be having their fifth Annual plant swap this Saturday, May 26 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.

Come swap some home, garden, or flowering plants with each other!

Menominee Spring Farmers’ Market – May 26

Menominee, Mich.– The Menominee Spring Farmers’ Market will be at the Menominee Senior Center this Saturday, May 26 from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Come see what the Spring Farmers’ Market has to offer!

  • Duck & Chicken non-soy, Non-GMO pasture fed eggs
  • onions, carrots
  • Sugar-free Jams & Jellies
  • Fresh roasted, no chemicals added KIS Coffee
  • Fresh White Fish, pasture raised Highlander Beef
  • Handmade items… and so much more!

EBT cards from all states are accepted. Credit/Debit card users may purchase market money.

Menominee Farmers’ Market is a Distributor for Kids Cash for the Great Start Initiative: Menominee County and participates in Fair Food Network’s Double Up Food Bucks program, Hoophouse for Health, & WISE Women, in addition with FRESH & WIC Project FRESH program.


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Knights of Columbus Mass and Dinner, June 3

Marquette, Mich.– Meet the Bishop Day Mass & Dinner hosted by the Most Reverend John F. Doerfler and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018. The event will begin with a Mass at St. Louis the King Church, 264 Silver Creek Road, Marquette, at 4 pm ET, followed by a catered dinner in the parish hall. The event is open to individuals with disabilities and their families/caregivers. For information/registration visit: or contact MaryAnn Bernier at (906)-227-9115 or via email at: . The reservation deadline is May 25, 2018.

Delta County Airport Rehabilitates Runway 18/36

ESCANABA, MI-Delta County Airport began work to rehabilitate runway 18/36 and parallel taxiway on May 9, 2018. The project is scheduled to last through the summer and is anticipated to have no impact on commercial air service.

The $2.5 million dollar joint-funded project will be between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Delta County Airport, and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The project will use funds only generated from aviation-related excise taxes through the FAA’s Aviation Trust Fund and Passenger Facility Charges assessed by Delta County Airport and MDOT.

Delta County Airport is a small non-hub airport and part of the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) which is an inventory of U.S. aviation infrastructure assets and use to assess existing airports significant to the national air transportation in the U.S. Because of its status, Delta County receives an entitlement grant which overs 95% of eligible costs of improvements to maintain airport safety and infrastructure.

The current project includes milling and overlay of both the cross-wind runway 18/36 and Alpha taxiway, along with replacing the taxiway lights with energy-efficient LED lights.

Any further questions can be directed to the Airport Manager, TJ Reid, at (906) 786-4902.

SAYT Acting and Dance Summer Camps This Summer

Marquette, Michigan – Do you like performing? Or watching plays and musicals? Would you like to learn more about theater or become a better dancer? Interested in putting on a performance of your own? Check out our camp series!

Financial is aid available for all summer programming.


Seize the day and prepare for SAYT’s 2018-2019 season with a dance camp. Camps will be focused on tap and jazz technique to gear up for our 2019 spring musical of Newsies! Ages 6-18 are invited to register – you do not need to be auditioning for next season to expand your skills through SAYT!

Girls Dance Camps – July 9-13, 2018
9:00-10:00am – Ages 6-7
10:00-11:30am – Ages 8-12
12:00-1:30pm – Ages 13-18

Boys Dance Camps – July 16-20, 2018
9:00-10:00am – Ages 6-8
10:00-11:00am – Ages 9-11
11:00am-12:00pm – Ages 12-18

Acting Camps
Acting Camps are open to youth in preschool to 12 years of age that are interested in acting, music, and dance. Campers will work on performance skills through improvisation and acting games. Each week-long session will end with a collaborative production.

All sessions times: M-Th 10:00am-12:00pm, F 10:00am-1:00pm

Session One – August 13-17, 2018
Session Two – August 20-24, 2018
Session Three – August 27-31, 2018

All sessions will work with different scripts.
You can register for multiple camp sessions!

Mailing address is:
Superior Arts Youth Theater
P.O. Box 741
Marquette, MI 49855

Providing Help to a Caregiver? FREE Training Available! May 3-4

Respite Education and Support Tools (REST)

Houghton, Mich.– Rest is an originally designed educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give. The ultimate goal of this training course is to assist individuals to become effective companions and respite workers by learning the three key steps of support: Prepare, Care and Connect.

REST training is now available in the Houghton area brought to you by the U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP. This is a nationally recognized certification which is eligible for Nursing and Social Work CEU’s and is open to the general public. In addition, there is no charge to participants for this training and lunch and materials are included.

The REST training will be provided on two half days Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4, 2018. Located at:

Copper Country Mental Health Institute
900 West Sharon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

Attendance both days is required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. The training will be from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time. If you are interested in participating this training please contact 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit us on the web at



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