Calendar – Music – Screening of “The Marriage of Figaro” – Feb. 14

February 11, 2016

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University music department will present a screening of the Royal Opera production of “The Marriage of Figaro” on Sunday, February 14 at 5 p.m. in the Jamrich Hall auditorium, room 1100 on the NMU Campus.

Mozart’s comic opera is about an engaged couple, Figaro and Susanna. They are looking forward to their wedding day, but Figaro’s master Count Almaviva has designs on Susanna. With the help of Almaviva’s wife the Countess and the page Cherubino, Susanna and Figaro finally outwit the Count. Humiliated and ashamed, the Count asks forgiveness from his wife, which she grants.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students under 18. NMU students are admitted free. Tickets are available at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets or online at

For more information, contact the NMU music department at or 227-2563.

Calendar – Food – Sweethearts Dinner at NMU – Feb. 14

February 11, 2016

Marquette – NMU Dining will offer a four-course Sweethearts Dinner on Sunday, February 14 with seating at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Wildcat Dent in the University Center.

The meal will feature a choice of three Chef-selected entrees, a mocktail drink bar, dessert cart and a sweetheart photo booth.

Seating is limited. For reservations, call Simply Superior at 227-2623. Group reservations are available. Meal plans and guest passes will be accepted. The door rate is $12.85 per person.

Calendar – Sports – The Hematite Legacy – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Ishpeming -The Hematite Legacy: Where It All Began will be featured during the Ishpeming High School Girls Varsity basketball game on Saturday, February 13 at the old Ishpeming High School Gym. This is a make-up game due to a snow day in January.

Any girls basketball alumni are welcome to attend the game free of charge and will be recognized at half time.

A meet and greet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the new sports deck, sponsored by the IHS Booster Club.

For more information, contact Heather Swanson at

Calendar – Families – Family Film and BYO Munchies – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Marquette – A Family Film and BYO Munchies event, with a screening of “Ponyo” will be held on Saturday, February 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

“Ponyo” is loosely based on the tale of the Little Mermaid. Ponyo, a goldfish-girl lives with her wizard father. She befriends the 5 year-old boy Sōsuke, and wants to become a human girl.

This wonderful film for kids and families is rated G and admission is free. Bring snacks or a lunch if you wish. For more information call 226-4323, visit or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Calendar – Art – 28th Annual Glacier Glide Art Exhibit – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Marquette – The Lake Superior Art Association will present the 28th Annual Glacier Glide on Saturday, February 13 from noon to 5 p.m. at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.

Spectators can ski, snowshoe or hike the trail to view works of art and then vote for their favorite adult and youth art. There will be “Best of Snow” cash prizes and ribbons awarded at 5 p.m. in the pavilion.

Calendar – Theater – Fringe Fest Performances at NMU – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Marquette – Four different theatrical pieces performed, produced, and directed by the students of the Northern Michigan Theatre and Entertainment Arts program will be offered during the Fringe Fest.

“The Colored Museum” by George C. Wolfe and “The Soul Truth” by JPaul Truckey will be presented on Saturday, February 13 at 1 p.m. and “International Stud” by Harvey Fierstein and “Love Notes” by Javonte Thompson will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at NMU.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for NMU students, available at all NMU EZ Ticket Outlets.

Calendar – Youth – Kaleidoscope 2016 Educational Fun Fair – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Marquette – The 24th Annual Kaleidoscope Educational Fun Fair will be held on Saturday, February 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the NMU Superior Dome in Marquette.

There will be many hands-on activities, crafts, and fun and interesting displays for children ages pre-K through the 8th grade. Admission is $1 per person.

Calendar – Theater – PAAC to Present a Special Valentine’s Cabaret and Dessert in Marquette – Feb. 13

February 10, 2016

Marquette – The Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council and the Historic Vista Theater will offer two performances of a special Valentine Cabaret and dessert on Saturday, February 13 at 3 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Room of the Masonic Temple in Marquette.

Dessert will be provided courtesy of Gophers at the 3 p.m. show. Joe’s Cakes at Huron Mountain Bakery will provide the desserts for the 7:30 p.m. show. Some of the area’s best theater and vocal talent of all ages will guide you through an evening of enchantment.

Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and are available at the Historic Vista Theater Box Office/Vista Theater Thrift Shop, Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming, and Snowbound Books in Marquette. $2 from each ticket purchase will donated to the Women’s Center in Marquette.

For more information, call 475-7188 or email

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