City of Ishpeming Special Council Meeting March 26th

March 23, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The City of Ishpeming will hold a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 26th at 4:00 pm. Please see the agenda pictured below.

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Michigan Cottage Food Law Training

March 23, 2019

Escanaba, MI – Michigan Cottage Food Law Training will take place on Tuesday, April 2nd from 6-8 pm at the MSU Extension Office in Escanaba, MI.

Learn how to prepare and sell foods to the public under Michigan’s Cottage Food Law. This two-hour workshop combines the business and food safety aspects of preparing and selling cottage foods safely and successfully. Michigan Cottage Food Law allows residents to manufacture foods in home kitchens and store those products at home. MSU Extension will be working with the MSU Product Center to cover the business aspects of the Cottage Food Law. Topics include preparing, packaging, labeling, storing, marketing, financial processes and transporting of cottage foods.

For more information and to register, contact Parker Jones (614-893- 6191 / jonesp28@msu.edu) or Stephanie Ostrenga (906-786-3032 / ostrenga@msu.edu). Please register by Monday, April 1st, 2019.

Cost of the workshop is $20.00 and includes a certificate that states participant has taken food safety training related to Michigan Cottage Foods.… Read the rest

NMU Pow Wow March 30th

March 23, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Native American Student Association at Northern Michigan University will present the “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow. The event will be held on Saturday, March 30th in the Marquette National Guard Armory. General admission is $5; NMU students are admitted free with ID. Elders and children under 10 are free.

Doors open at 11 am EST, with grand entries at noon and 6 pm. The pow wow feast will take place from 4-6 pm at the NMU Jacobetti Complex.

The pow wow will begin with the grand entry and the flag song, followed by the veterans’ honor song. All veterans–male and female and Native and non-Native–are honored this way.

The emcee will provide information on the following dances: male and female traditional dances; jingle dress and grass dance; and male and female fancy dance.… Read the rest

Reduced Shakespeare Company to Perform at Rozsa Center

March 23, 2019

Houghton, MI – The Reduced Shakespeare Company will perform at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, March 30th at 7:30 pm. Learn more about this comedic Shakespearean romp, visit the event website. … Read the rest

Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference March 30th

March 23, 2019

Marquette, MI – The 2nd Annual Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference is dedicated to the special challenges of keeping bees in Northern climates. Designed specifically for fellow beekeepers, this educationally packed day includes practical beekeeping information from keynote speaker, Mike Conner, as well as various breakout sessions. Vendors will also be on site to meet the beekeeping equipment needs of attendees. A complimentary lunch will be provided by Simply Superior at Northern Michigan University.

The conference will take place at the Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University on Saturday, March 30th beginning at 8:00 am. Registration is open now.

For more information, please visit Facebook or Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference.… Read the rest

Luke Winslow-King at Ore Dock Brewing Company March 30th

March 23, 2019

Marquette, MI – Bloodshot Records singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Luke Winslow-King, is playing a handful of shows in Michigan before heading South for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in late April.

He is performing at Ore Dock Brewing Company on Saturday, March 30th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase online.

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Valuable and Rare Book Assessment at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

March 21, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library (ICPL) will host a Valuable and Rare Book Assessment on Saturday, March 30th from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Patrons who wish to get a specialist’s opinion on books they own may drop in to the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the Ishpeming Carnegie library.

David White, Ishpeming resident and amateur bibliophile, will offer his assistance to book owners. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is brought to you by the ICPL Friends of the Library.… Read the rest

Queen City Seed Swap at Peter White March 23rd

March 20, 2019

March 23
1-3:30pm
Peter White Public Library in Marquette

Marquette, MI – The Queen City Seed Library Seed Swap will take place Saturday, March 23rd from 1:00 to 3:30 pm at the Peter White Public Library. To participate in the seed swap, please bring open-pollinated, non-GMO seeds that are labeled with the plant type, variety, date of harvest, and location of harvest. There will be envelopes and bags on hand at the event, but experienced seed savers are encouraged to bring their own envelopes.

The Queen City Seed Library invites everyone who is interested in gardening and growing their own food to attend. All activities are free. The event offers gardeners and seed savers a chance to exchange seeds and share knowledge. The swap is an opportunity for new seed savers to get locally harvested seeds for starting their own gardens.… Read the rest

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