Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company to Present “Julius Caesar” – Aug. 31-Sept. 2

August 28, 2016

Negaunee – Westwood Shakespeare Company will present Shakespeare’s “Julius Ceasar” Wednesday, August 31 through Friday, September 2 at 7 p.m. each evening at the Vista Theater in Negaunee.

This production of “Julius Caesar” will be anything but traditional. Evoking the mood and feel of film noir, this production is set in a time where gangs ruled the city and Tommy Guns spoke louder than words. From fireworks at Chicago’s Navy Pier to a 2.5 mile short film walk along the river Thames.

Tickets are $12 and $8 for students. Tickets are available at the Vista Theater Box Office.

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – Aug. 31

August 28, 2016

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Wednesday August 31 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

Calendar – Outdoors – Wildlife Wednesday Night at Seney National Wildlife Refuge – Aug. 31

August 28, 2016

Seney – Wildlife Wednesday Night will be offered on August 31 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge in Seney.

Join an evening guided auto tour of the Refuge backcountry. Look for a variety of wildlife and learn Refuge history and management practices along the way.

Calendar – Music – “Live and Outside” with The Flat Broke Blues Band – Aug. 30

August 27, 2016

Marquette – Bluesday Tuesday will present “Live and Outside” with the Flat Broke Blues Band on Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. on the Front Street lawn of the Peter White Public Library.

Savor the last days of summer with Marquette’s favorite band for a musical cross-country tour of a variety of blues styles from the Mississippi Delta to the West Coast to Chicago. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the library’s community room. There is no admission charge to attend the event which is sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library.

Calendar – Theater – “Superior Night of Music” at Lake Superior Theater – Aug. 30-Sept. 2

August 27, 2016

Marquette – Lake Superior Theater will present “Superior Music of the Night” Tuesday, August 30 through Friday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. each evening at the Frazier Boathouse/Lake Superior Theater on Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette.

This will be an eclectic presentation of Broadway and Cabaret-style music which features some of the best from “Phantom of the Opera” as well as numerous other fan favorites and company selections. The show will include solos, duets, small group numbers as well as several full cast numbers. Produced by Jeff Bruning, this show is sure to be a fun filled night for the whole family!

Reserved seating is available by phone 227-1032, online through NMU EZ Tickets https://tickets.nmu.edu and in person at NMU Ticketing outlets.

For more information, call 227-7625, visit the LST facebook page, check out lakesuperiortheatre.com, or email: lstplayhouse@gmail.com.

Calendar – Music – Munising Summer Music in the Park Series with The Amnesians – Aug. 30

August 27, 2016

Munising – The Summer Concert in the Park Series will present The Amnesians on Tuesday, August 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Bayshore Park in Munising.

The concert is free.

Calendar – Outdoors – Marquette Regional History Center Teal Lake History Hike – Aug. 30

August 27, 2016

Negaunee – The Marquette Regional History Center will host the Teal Lake History Hike on Tuesday, August 30 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Lakeview School parking lot in Negaunee.

Join archaeologist, historian and author Jim Paquette on a visit to the camp sites of Negaunee’s very first miners, the ancient people who once quarried the local Ajibik quartzite deposits on the northeast end of the lake thousands of years ago. Explore the early history and prehistory of the Marquette Iron Range. Learn about the geology, the archaeology, and the history of the lake and the surrounding area and follow the timeworn footpath along the north lake shore to the very sites where the region’s first families once lived.

The hike will then lead to Negaunee’s decades old “infamous” swimming hole–Old Swede–and wander up to the top of the nearby bluffs for an amazing view. Wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and bugs for this 2 hour hike. The terrain is uneven and there are hills.

Tickets are $10 and available at the Marquette Regional History Center. Only 50 tickets are available for the evening. For more information, visit marquettehistory.org or call 226-3571.

Calendar – Outdoors – Morning Tour at Seney National Wildlife Refuge – Aug. 29

August 26, 2016

Seney – A Morning Tour will be offered on Monday, August 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Visitor Center at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge in Seney.

The guided tour will last from 1 to 2 1/2 hours. Be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife while sharing information on the animals we see, and learn the history of the Refuge and current management practices.

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