Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Fall Bazaar at Sacred Heart Church in Champion – Sept. 23

September 20, 2017

Champion – A Fall Bazaar will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church on Main Street in Champion.

The event includes crafts, 50/50 raffle, bakery, a soup and sandwich lunch and more. Crafters can rent a table by calling 906-339-2386. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Gay Fire Department Auxiliary Sale and Bazaar – Sept. 17

September 14, 2017

Gay – The Gay Fire Department Auxiliary Sale and Bazaar will be held on Sunday, September 17 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Community Hall on 2nd Street in Gay.

This bi-weekly sale has just the one-of-a-kind treasure that you want. This sale will be the first of the season with lots of great items. A luncheon will be offered until 2 p.m. for a donation.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – 18th Annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival in Curtis – Sept. 2

August 30, 2017

Curtis – The 18th Annual Art on the Lake Art and Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis.

This event is fun for all ages and includes a variety of food vendors, live music acts, over 40 booths featuring unique, handcrafted art, a silent auction, a children’s parade and children’s art project. Vote for the People’s Choice Award in the 9th Annual Photo Contest. Enjoy musical performances by the Hozz and The Flying Latini Brothers.

Admission for this event is just $1. No pets please. For more information, visit the Erickson Center for the Arts website or Facebook page, or call 906-586-9974.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – 35th Annual Old Victoria Craft Fair – Aug. 20

August 17, 2017

Rockland – The 35th annual Old Victoria Craft Fair will be held on Sunday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Victoria, four miles outside Rockland on Victoria Dam Road in Ontonagon County.

Refreshments will be served all afternoon. Talented local artisans and crafters will be displaying their wares,
some with working displays to demonstrate their craft. Old-fashioned children’s games will be held at 1:30 p.m. with loads of fun to play and even better to watch. There will be sack races, egg and spoon challenges, and water races. Old Victoria’s famous cinnamon rolls, just dripping with sweet icing and served fresh from the wood stove will be available as well.

Old Victoria is a non-profit historical site, the remnants of a booming Copper Country community built in 1899. Take advantage of the open house to see first-hand what life in the wilds of Upper Peninsula was like when copper was king.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Fish Painting Workshop – July 12

July 9, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will host a Fish Painting Workshop
with Liz Yelland on Wednesday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the MRHC, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

This is a special event relating to the Special Exhibition, “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing”. This class will explain how to paint a colorful fish. Both beginners and experienced painters are welcome.

The registration fee is $37 and includes canvas, supplies, wine (must be 21 years or older) and a light snack. Advanced sign up is required and the class is limited to 20 people. Sign up deadline is July 11. Call the
Marquette Regional History Center at 226-3571 to sign up, or stop by during regular Museum Hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Learn How To Write About Art: An Art Week Event – June 29-30

June 26, 2017

Marquette – Learn How To Write About Art: An Art Week Event will be held on Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. and Friday, June 3 at 3 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street, Marquette.

The Art Week Art Stroll will be on Thursday where participants will stroll downtown Marquette and view local art. An Ekphrasis Writing Workshop will be held on Friday. Dr. Lynn Domina will teach participants how to write about art that inspires us.

Preregister with Janeen Rastall via email: janeenrastall@yahoo and get a gift bag on Thursday night. The suggested
donation for the event is $8. All proceeds go to the MRHC. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 Craft Sale – June 24

June 21, 2017

Ishpeming – The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 114 will host a craft show on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3050 County Road 496 in Ishpeming.

There will be over 20 vendors with handmade jewelery, Tupperware, Lu La Ru clothing, dream catchers, and more.
Lunch will be available. Admission is free, kid friendly, and handicap accessible.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition Opening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition will open on Monday, May 8 at the DeVos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Each year the DeVos Art Museum celebrates our area schools that support art programs for students. This annual exhibition, featuring talented K-12 students creating artwork in all medias, is organized by the hardworking art teachers from local schools.… Read the rest

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