Calendar – Art – Introduction to Spinning Workshops in Hancock – Feb. 5

February 2, 2018

Hancock – The Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival will include Introduction to Spinning workshopS with Jeanne Medlyn on Monday, February 5 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. $15 per person at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock.

The cost is $15 per person. For a complete schedule of Heikinpaiva events, go to www.pasty.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – “Bodycount: A Graphic Reckoning in the Illustration Morgue” Presentation – Jan. 23

January 20, 2018

Marquette – Illustration historian Jaleen Grove will present “Bodycount: A Graphic Reckoning in the Illustration Morgue” on Tuesday, January 23 at 6 p.m. in Room 165 of the Art and Design Building at Northern Michigan University.

Grove will address how various concepts of “the body” are implicated in the act of illustrating, in the resulting illustrations, and in how viewers interpret them. She will also explore how to account for the picture-morgue of historical illustration that built today’s visual culture and that informs illustrators’ education today. The event is free and open to the public.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Craft Show – Dec. 17

December 14, 2017

Ishpeming – The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Craft Show will be held on Sunday, December 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 114, 3050 County Road 496 in Ishpeming.

There will be baked goods, Christmas ornaments, stocking stuffers, last minute gifts, and many other wonderful creations by local crafters.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – German-Style Market in Negaunee – Dec. 9

December 6, 2017

Negaunee – A German-Style Christmas Market will be held on Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 520 US-41 East in Negaunee.

The event is part of the yearlong Reformation 500th Anniversary Celebration. There will be festivities, activities for kids, crafts, quilt, food, and bakery tables. A soup luncheon and dessert bar will also be available. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Candlelight Christmas in Rapid River – Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

/Rapid River – A Candlelight Christmas will be held on Saturday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rapid River Congregational Church, 7891 Cleveland Street in Rapid River.

The event will include crafts, baked goods, raffle, cookie plates, fruit cakes and a traditional turkey dinner. The dinner is $9.50 for adults, #3 for children 5 to 12 years old, and children under 5 eat free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Art – 2nd Offering of Native American Quill and Beadwork Discussion and Workshop – Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present a 2nd Offering of the Native American Quill and Beadwork Discussion and Workshop on Saturday, December 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Learn about the history of these traditional crafts from NMU Instructor Leora Lancaster and then try your hand at practicing some of the techniques. Materials are included in the workshop fee. The event is limited to 20 people, with advance sign up only. The workshop fee is $25, non-refundable.

Please visit marquettehistory.org for details on this “one of a kind” event or call 226-3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Yesterday’s Treasures and Bake Sale – Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

Marquette – Yesterday’s Treasures and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Federated Women’s Club House on the corner of W. Ridge and Front Streets in Marquette.

Browse, enjoy, and buy some unique gifts and tasty baked goods. … Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Wreath Making Workshop – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present a Wreath Making Workshop on Wednesday, November 29 from 6 t0 8 p.m. at the Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Learn how to make wreaths from natural materials, a perfect gift for the holidays. All materials are included in the $20 workshop fee. Please bring your own bow. Space islimited to 20 people, with advance sign up only. Call 906-226-3571 to register via credit card.… Read the rest

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