Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Hoops For Hospice – April 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Hoops for Hospice will be held on Thursday, April 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at Vandament Arena inside the PEIF building on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Local celebrities will be playing against NMU alumni and current players of NMU’s Men’s and Women’s basketball team. The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness and funds for the U.P. Hospice Foundation. In addition to an exciting basketball game, there will be a special half time show, 50/50, concessions and audience participation opportunities.

Tickets are $11 and are available at any NMU Ticket Outlet or online at tickets.nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars and Craft Sales – St. Peter Cathedral Annual Spring Bazaar and Luncheon – Apr. 22

April 19, 2017

Marquette – The St. Peter Cathedral Annual Spring Bazaar and Luncheon will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church hall, 311 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

There will be white elephant tables, baked goods, a silent auction, vintage and contemporary jewelry and local vendors. The soup, salad and dessert luncheon is $6 and begins at 10:30 a.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Negaunee VFW Auxiliary Craft Sale/Soup Luncheon – Apr. 8

April 5, 2017

Negaunee – The Negaunee VFW Auxiliary Craft Sale/Soup Luncheon will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Negaunee Township Hall on M-35 in Negaunee Township.

The Soup Luncheon includes soup with bread, dessert and coffee. Crafts for sale include Janet Wisuri Breads, Tastefully Simple, Origami Owls, Norwex, Young Living Essential Oils, Avon, Pampered Chef, Scentsy Wax Warmers, home made Finnish products, and much more. There will be over 30 tables of items for sale. … Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Reception for “UP Focus” – Apr. 6

April 3, 2017

Marquette – A reception for UP Focus will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the DeVos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

UP Focus is an ongoing exhibition series that highlights artists who are from, living in, or heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Featured artists are Mike Friend, a painter based in Marquette, and Scott Leipski, a sculptor working with ceramics based in Gladstone.

The event is free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – American Legion Post 349 Craft Show – Apr. 1

March 29, 2017

Little Lake – A Craft Show will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the
American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake.

There will be a snack bar, plenty of parking and free admission.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – James Leonard: The Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies – Mar. 28-30

March 25, 2017

Marquette – As part of the exhibition, “Surviving the Anthropocene”, Brooklyn-based artist James Leonard will set up an installation on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. each day, and on Thursday, March 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Devos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Visitors are invited to come into “The Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies” with artist James Leonard for climate change-related Tarot card readings to discuss their fears and anxieties.

For more information, go to www.nmu.edu/devos.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Spring Extravaganza in Champion – Mar. 18

March 15, 2017

Champion – A Spring Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Champion Township Fire Hall in Champion.

There will be vendors, local crafters and much more. Get a head start on your Easter shopping and support these small businesses.

For more information, contact Lacey LaCosse at 251-1351 or Lacosseubam@hotmail.com… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Outside the Lines Adult Coloring Club in Ishpeming – Feb. 22

February 19, 2017

Ishpeming – Outside the Lines Adult Coloring Club will meet on Wednesday, February 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library in Ishpeming.

Join in for this relaxing program and color away your stress! The library will provide materials for those who do not have a coloring book or coloring utensils. If you have your own materials though, do feel free to bring them!… Read the rest

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