Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Turkey Trot – Nov. 27

Marquette – Marquette Senior High School’s Orchestra and Business Club are sponsoring the annual Marquette Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 27 beginning with registration at 8 a.m. at Marquette Senior High School.

The Marquette Turkey Trot will consist of two runs, a 5K walk/run and a 10K run. Dogs are welcome and will be rewarded for the fastest 5k and 10k finisher.

The Business Club is designing the Turkey Trot t-shirts. All of the proceeds from the t-shirt sales go to the orchestra and people in need. This year the Business Club is donating to Lily Bengry from Negaunee, a 16 year old girl who suffered from a stroke before the start of school this year. Her family has had many medical, hotel and travel expenses and the club is hoping to raise enough money to help them out.

You can register online for $30.00:

Calendar – Holidays – Northern Vegans Thanksgiving Potluck – Nov. 27

Negaunee – Northern Vegans will host their 8th annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner at on Thursday, November 27 at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church on the corner of U.S. 41 West and Baldwin Avenue
in Negaunee.

Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, eggs, and honey) to share or consider donating $5 if you are unable to bring some vegan food.

Visit, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information. RSVP is optional. All are welcome.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Ishpeturkey Trot – Nov. 27

Ishpeming – The Ishpeturkey Trot will be held on Thursday, November 27 beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. at the 4th Street gym entrance of Ishpeming High School. The 5K and 10K walk or run will start at 9 a.m. at the high school gym entrance and continue on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail and back.

There is a minimum $5 donation to participate. Participants are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to local food banks. Leashed dogs are permitted. Volunteers for registration, course setup and take down, and course marshal and guards needed. 100% of proceeds to benefit Cancer Care of Marquette County.

Calendar – Faith – Thanksgiving Eve Service of Holy Communion – Nov. 26

Marquette – The Marquette Clergy Association will offer the annual Thanksgiving Eve Service of Holy Communion on Wednesday, November 26 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette.

Congregations participating in this service practice open communion. All are welcome to share in the Holy Eucharist. Special music will be offered by the Hearts on Fire Praise Band of First United Methodist Church.

Calendar – Sports – Meet the Miners – Nov. 25

Negaunee – Negaunee High School “Meet the Miners” Night will take place on Tuesday, November 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Negaunee High School Auditorium.

All Winter Sport Athletes are expected to attend with at least one parent or guardian, as team introductions and parent meetings will take place. Everyone is invited as the school introduces the “Miners” 2014-2015 Winter Teams and Coaches.

Calendar – Music – Bluesday Tuesday to Screen “Carlos Santana Plays Blues at Montreaux 2004″ – Nov. 25

Marquette – In celebration of blues music, Bluesday Tuesday will host a screening of the concert film “Carlos Santana Plays Blues at Montreux 2004” on
Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Filmed on July 12, 2004, superstar guitarist Carlos Santana assembles a blues dream team for this concert at Switzerland’s legendary Montreux Jazz Festival. Featured at this screening is Buddy Guy delivering a full concert set packed with sumptuous blues guitar playing. Santana, who also served as musical director for the evening,
sits in with the performer and R&B great Nile Rodgers also makes a guest appearance.

There is no admission charge to attend the event which is sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the library. Call 226-4318 or visit for more information.

Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – Nov. 25

Marquette – Book Babies, a lap-sit story time for infants and toddlers up to 2 years old, along with a loving adult, will be offered on Tuesday, November 25 at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the fun for finger plays, rhymes, stories and songs. For more information call 226-4323.

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – Nov. 25

Marquette – “Peace On Earth” story and craft hour for ages 4 and up, will be offered on Tuesday, November 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the youth atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy stories and songs, and make a craft to take home. The event is free. For more information, call 226-4320.


Press Releases

Fourteenth Annual Holiday Art Sale To Be Held November 22nd

For More Information: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center / 228-0472


The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is proud to announce the 2014 Holiday Art Sale, held on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This sale will take place at the MACC, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette. The sale will stretch through all of the MACC three workshop spaces and into the Community Room.

There will be over 30 artists exhibiting their work for the sale in a variety of mediums, including the following: wood, glass, metal, fibers/wearable art, painting, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, photography and Christmas decor.

The following artists will be exhibiting in the 2014 Holiday Art Sale juried event: Judy Sarosik, Leigh DiFulvio, Chris Moore, Renee Kirchenwitz, Emily Lanctot, Justin Savu, Pat Frenn, Kelly Limberg, Connie Hedmark, Mary Schetter Andrela, Karen Jilbert, Judy Parlato, David Payant, Beth Cox, Ron Morgan, Wendy Johnson, Penny Mellen, Geraldine LeMoine, Katie Lancaster, Terri Smith, Andrea Marsh, Lisa and Kay Johnson, Suzanne Fraker, Sue Hubbard, Amber Edmondson, Eli Brooks, Jason Jensen, Kathyrn Johnson, D. Shields, Tom Doman, Michelle Dupras and Terri Merrick. For more information or questions, please contact (906) 228-0472 or email arts-

USDA Pilot Study Completed in the Upper Peninsula

You are invited to attend a press conference on November 20 at 10:00 am in the Citizen’s Forum Room at Lakeview Arena in Marquette. This event will highlight the ten U.P. farms that have achieved USDA GAP Certification via a pilot study sponsored by USDA and the Wallace Center. The U.P. Food Exchange, the farms involved in the project, and the partner agencies that have contributed staff time will all be present to receive their certifications and be recognized for the ground-breaking work that they are doing to pioneer a culture of food safety in their respective U.P. communities. We would be honored if you would join us for this special event. Attached is a detailed invitation as well as an overview of the project.

Those involved in the project…

U.P. Food Exchange: This pilot project is sponsored by the U.P. Food Exchange, a partnership between the Marquette Food Co-op and Michigan State University Extension, with support from the Western U.P. Health Department.


Eastern Region: Ski Country Farm (Sault St. Marie)

Central Region: Blueberry Pier (Menominee), Hannah’s Garden (Marquette), Reh-Morr Farm (Eben Junction),

Rock River Perennial Garden & Greenhouse (Chatham), Slagle’s Family Farm (Felch), Sleepy Hollow Farm(Munising), Treasa’s Treasures (Munising)

Western Region: Anya Farms (Chassell), Wintergreen Farms (Ontonagon)

Agency/Business Partners: Additionally, it will be important to recognize our agency/business partners in this project who have contributed staff to serve as internal inspectors for the program.

· Chippewa/Luce/Mackinac Conservation District

· Keweenaw Food Co-op

· Marquette Food Co-op

· Michigan State University Extension

· Western U.P. Health Department

Chicago at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre November 19th

Marquette, Michigan 498rSubject: Chicago

Message: After shooting her husband, Roxie Hart must prove her innocence in Chicago where the biggest celebrities are those with the heftiest crime careers. With the help — and lack thereof — from sexy murderesses, big shot lawyers, and a nearly invisible husband, Roxie discovers what it means to kill for fame.


Start Time
07:00 PM

End Time
09:00 PM


Chicago at NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre November 19th

Chicago at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre November 19th

West End Holiday Craft Shows Coming November 14th – 15th

The West End will kick off the holiday season with craft shows in a few short weeks.
The Ishpeming Armory Craft Show will be held on Friday, November 14th and Saturday, November 15th at the Ishpeming Armory.
November 14th: 5PM-8PM
November 15th: 10AM-4PM
For more information, contact: 906-458-5886
Another Holiday Craft Show will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 10AM-4PM inside the Teal Lake Lodge at Al Quaal Recreation Area. There will be signage to point you in the right direction.

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