Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle

January 27, 2019

Negaunee, MI – Enjoy some snowshoeing, learn about local mining history, and win prizes at the Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle Saturday, February 2nd from 2-4 pm at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum. Support the local Girl Scouts and have fun!

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Frosty 5k in Iron Mountain

January 27, 2019

Iron Mountain, MI – The Frosty 5k and Merry Mile will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at 10 am CST at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. The event is a fundraiser in support of the Dickinson Iron Community Services Agency which helps Dickinson County families in need.

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Superior Arts Youth Theater Murder Mystery Fundraiser

January 27, 2019

Marquette, MI – Superior Arts Youth Theater (SAYT) invites you to put on your dancing shoes and solve a doo-wop whodunit at their annual murder mystery fundraiser taking place on Saturday, February 2, 2019. This 21+ event, taking place 6-10pm upstairs at the NMU University Center, will feature a raffle, cash bar, and a 1950s prom-themed, live-action murder mystery performance in three acts by The Murder Mystery Company – a professional theatrical company originally based in Grand Rapids and now performing in 20 states. Recommended dress for this night of murderous mayhem is puffy sleeved prom gowns, classy 1950’s dress wear, or white and black suits. Ticket and raffle proceeds benefit Superior Arts Youth Theater.

Come support SAYT as a death on the dance floor makes prom night a party foul! Help figure out whodunit and get the dance back on track by trading clues with other guests, gathering information, and reveal the punk that made this prom nowheresville!… Read the rest

What’s Up Dock?! A History of the Harbor

January 14, 2019

Marquette, MIJanuary 14, 2019 – The Marquette Regional History Center presents: What’s Up Dock?! A History of the Harbor on Thursday January 24 at 7:00 pm.

Sit back and enjoy this popular walking tour in the warm comfort of Kaufman Auditorium! Jim Koski and Jack Deo pair up to tell you more about the docks and the harbor. The show will feature a history of the docks, schooners, and freighters, the fishing industry, shipwrecks and fires. See rare and never seen before photographs from the Superior View and Longyear Library collections. Watch vintage movie footage of the ore docks and harbor, too.

This is a fundraiser for the Marquette Regional History Center. Tickets are $15 first floor seating/$20 balcony seating in advance; $20 first floor seating/$25 balcony seating at the door. For more information please visit, or call 906.226.3571.

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Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Team Fundraiser November 30th

November 23, 2018

Negaunee, MINovember 23, 2018 – The Westend Gearbusters High School Robotics Team is holding a fundraising dinner from 4-7 pm on Friday, November 30th at the Negaunee Elks Hall. Proceeds will be used to help pay for costs and entry fees during their upcoming F.I.R.S.T. Robotics competition season.

The dinner will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, drinks, and dessert.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors/students and kids under 5 are free. During the dinner, there will also be a raffle for several gift certificates and items which have been donated by local businesses.

Tickets can be purchased from team members or call coach Doug Elliott at 249-3792. Come enjoy a delicious meal and support the team!… Read the rest

Giving Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church

November 20, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 20, 2018 – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a Giving Tuesday event on November 27th from 10 am to 6 pm. The event will benefit the church’s Community Fund which helps those in need of financial assistance. Messiah’s Giving Tuesday is co-sponsored by Thrivent Financial and will include food, activities and fellowship. Messiah Lutheran Church is at 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. For more information, call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Shiras Planetarium Fundraising Strategy Luncheon

November 13, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 13, 2018 – Marquette Area Public Schools, the Shiras Planetarium, and the Shiras Institute are holding a luncheon/informational talk on Thursday, November 18 at 12:00 pm in the Shiras Planetarium. They will be discussing fundraising efforts to upgrade the technology and the planetarium. Announcements will be made regarding donations already committed and the launch of a public crowdfunding campaign.

The media is invited to attend. The meeting will end by 1:00 pm. A star show will be offered at that time for any attendees wishing to stay until 1:30 pm. Please RSVP to Shiras Planetarium director Becky Simmons at if you plan to attend. Media can enter through door #11 at the Southeast corner of MSHS. Some parking will be reserved there.… Read the rest

Cause for Paws Annual Gala on November 10

November 3, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 3, 2018 – UPAWS Annual Cause for Paws Gala will take place on Saturday, November 10 at 5:30 pm at the Marquette Holiday Inn. Buy tickets on eventbrite and find out more on Facebook!… Read the rest

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