Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Benefit Concert for Delta County Drug Court – Nov. 18

November 15, 2017

Gladstone – The Kilborn Alley Blues Band will offer a benefit concert for the Delta County Drug Court on Saturday, November 18 at 8 p.m. at the Terrace Bay Hotel in Gladstone. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased at Jim’ Music in Escanaba. Admission is $12 at the door. All profit from this concert will go to the Delta County Drug Court.

For more information, call the Terrace Bay Hotel at 906-786-7554 or go to www.terracebayhotel.com … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Partners 4 Pro$thetic$ Chicken Dinner Benefit – Nov. 18

November 15, 2017

Champion – Partners 4 Pro$thetic$ Chicken Dinner Benefit for Nate Denofre will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Junction 95 Sports Bars, 11522 US Hwy 41 West in Champion.

The cost for the dinner is $12 and includes half a chicken, potato, coleslaw, roll and a drink.
Win fabulous baskets filled with awesome items donated by our sponsors, local artists and friends of Nate.

Call 906-339-4195 to reserve your dinner.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Dollhouses, Toys and Other Fun Stuff Exhibit and Holiday Art Sale – Nov. 18

November 15, 2017

Marquette – Dollhouses, Toys and other Fun Stuff and Holiday Art Sale will be offered on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Each year they find more and more people willing to share their dollhouses, toys and miniatures. See some of the Center’s incredible dollhouses decorated for the holidays, as well as toys from their collection. The MRHC will also be hosting the Holiday Art Sale, making it a destination for holiday shoppers to find unique gifts. There will also be a bake sale and gift wrapping available.

Admission is $2 at the door or $5 per family of 5 or less. All proceeds will go the the Marquette Regional History center. For more information, call 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – First Nations Food Taster – Nov. 10

November 7, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association will host the First Nations Food Taster on Friday, November 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the D.J. Jacobetti Complex commons on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

The First Nations Food Taster provides guests with an array of Native American foods featuring recipes from the Decolonizing Diet Project, offering traditional Native American foods. Some contemporary Native American dishes will also be available, including roast turkey, bison stew, venison stew, smoked fish, turkey stir-fry, minty wild rice salad, pumpkin cornbread and more.

Tickets will be sold at the door and can only be purchased with cash or check. They are $7 for NMU students with ID, elderly, veterans and youth ages 5 to 10. Tickets are $15 for the public. The Food Taster is a fundraiser for NASA’s annual pow wow.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Alger County Animal Shelter Cutest Critter Contest and Bake Sale – Nov. 10

November 7, 2017

Munising – Alger County Animal Shelter will hold the Cutest Critter Contest and Bake Sale on Friday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Upper Michigan Community Credit Union in Munising.

Vote for the cutest critter and get some sweet treats. All proceeds will go to the Alger County Animal Shelter. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Benefit Concert/Silent Auction with Jeff Jennings and Friends – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Negaunee – A benefit concert with Jeff Jennings and Friends will be held on Saturday, November 4 at 7 p.m. in the Historic Vista Theatre in Negaunee.

A silent auction will also be held during this event with donations coming from local artists, vendors, and businesses. Bidding will begin at 6 p.m. and winners will be announced after the program.

The concert will give you a chance to see some local talent including The Lakeview Elementary Chorus, Shotgun Kelly, Payton Drew, Bobby Glenn Brown, Linda Stanaway, Marcia Nora Hicks, Deano and the Jello Shooters, and more!

Advance tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 60+ and students K-12, and are available at Snowbound Books in Marquette, Midtown Bakery in Negaunee, and Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming. Tickets will be $5 higher at the door.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – South County Fund Committee’s 6th Annual Turkey Dinner – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Skandia – South County Fund Committee’s 6th Annual Turkey Dinner will be held on Saturday, November 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 North in Skandia.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 10, and free for children 5 and under. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item for the Victory Lutheran Food Bank. Proceeds from the dinner will go to local youth activities and youth oriented community projects.

For more information, call Micki at 942-7737 or Chris at 346-5535.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Alger County Animal Shelter’s Cutest Critter Contest Entry Deadline – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Munising – Alger County Animal Shelter will hold the Cutest Critter Contest, announcing the winner on Friday, November 10 at the Upper Michigan Community Credit Union in Munising. Entry deadline is Saturday, November 4 at

Submit animal only photos no larger than 4″ by 6″ in person or by mail to the Alger County Animal Shelter, 510 East Munising Avenue in Munising. Entry fee is $2 per photo, with all proceeds going to the shelter.

Photos will be displayed at the Upper Michigan Community Credit Union from November 6 through 10 and people can vote for their favorite. The photo that collects the most money will be the winner. … Read the rest

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