Calendar – Education – 5th Annual Archaeology Fair at Marquette Regional History Center – Oct. 21

October 18, 2017

Marquette – In celebration of International Archaeology Day, the 5th Annual Archaeology Fair will be held on Saturday, October 21 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

International Archaeology Day will be celebrated throughout the world on this day. Spend a fun afternoon learning all about archaeology through hands-on activities, demonstrations, artifacts and displays at many interactive booths throughout the entire museum. Meet regional experts and see what is being discovered in the Upper Peninsula region.

The Fair is included with the cost of general admission. 
This is a great event for families, clubs, scouts, and all ages. Museum admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $3 for students and $2 for youth 12 and under.

For more information, call 226-3571 or go to marquettehistory.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Maiden Voyage” Poetry Reading and Book Release in Ishpeming – Oct. 18

October 15, 2017

Ishpeming – A “Maiden Voyage” Poetry Reading will be held on Wednesday, October 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

Gordon Publications has published an anthology for the Marquette Poets Circle. Come celebrate the release of this wonderful book with some of the featured poets.… Read the rest

Calendar – One Book One Community Presentation with Author John Smolens – Oct. 12

October 9, 2017

Marquette – The One Book One Community program, featuring the book “Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, will offer a presentation by Smolens on the research he put into writing the book on Thursday, October 12 at 2 p.m. in the Lydia Olson Library at Northern Michigan University.

“Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, NMU professor emeritus, is a novel about a World War II Italian officer in a Prisoner of War camp in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the ruthless camp commandant and the officer’s adventures with an American woman after his escape to postwar Detroit.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – One Book One Community Public Book Discussions on “Wolf’s Mouth” – Oct. 10, 11

October 7, 2017

Ishpeming – The One Book One Community program, featuring the book “Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, will offer a public book discussion on Tuesday, October 10 at 2 p.m. and Wednesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. in the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

“Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, NMU professor emeritus, is a novel about a World War II Italian officer in a Prisoner of War camp in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the ruthless camp commandant and the officer’s adventures with an American woman after his escape to postwar Detroit.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – One Book, One Community Program with Author John Smolens – Oct. 10

October 7, 2017

Marquette – The One Book One Community program, featuring the book “Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, will offer a presentation and reading with John Smolens on Tuesday, October 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

“Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, NMU professor emeritus is a novel about a World War II Italian officer in a Prisoner of War camp in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the ruthless camp commandant and the officer’s adventures with an American woman after his escape to postwar Detroit. Books will be available for purchase and signing afterward.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Explore Tech: Mining Technology – Oct. 7

October 4, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Explore Mining Technology will be offered on Saturday, October 7 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 4 and up and their families are welcome to learn about mining, mining technology, remote operations, explore geological samples and more with Eagle Mine Geologist Dale Thomas! The event is free.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Explore Tech: Explore Mining Technology – Oct. 5

October 2, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Explore Mining Technology will be offered on Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Teens ages 14 and older and adults are welcome to learn about mining, mining technology, remote operations, explore geological samples and more with Eagle Mine Geologist Dale Thomas! The event is free.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Explore Tech: Engineering of Beer – Oct. 4

October 1, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Engineering of Beer will be held on Wednesday, October 4 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Barrel and Beam Brewery, 260 North Woods Road, in Marquette.

Join Brewer Nick VanCourt on a tour of Barrel and Beam, where you will learn the science and engineering behind beer and brewing. See how ingredients are processed and learn about barrel aging, bottle conditioning and unique fermentation cultures. No product will be for sale at this event. Ages 21 and over only, please.

The event is free. For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.… Read the rest

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