Calendar – Entertainment – First Annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Marquette – The first annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 19 from noon to 4 p.m. on North Third Street in Marquette.

Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing beginning at noon. Awards will be given out at 3:30 p.m. First through third place will be awarded in seventeen different categories, along with awards for best of show, people’s choice, and mayor’s choice.

All proceeds from Classic Cars on Third car show will benefit the Women’s Center, in remembrance of Jessica Drummond, a victim of domestic violence. For more information on Classic Cars on Third, call the Marquette Downtown Development Authority at 906-228-9475 or visit www.downtownmarquette.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – 6th Annual Cruise the Bay Car Show – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Baraga – The 6th Annual Cruise the Bay Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. in Baraga.

The free event will feature lots of prizes donated by local businesses. If the weather is bad, the show will be held on Sunday, August 20. Please enter town on M38, as cars will be lining up facing south for the cruise.… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – Marquette County Fair – Aug. 10-13

August 7, 2017

Sands – The Marquette County Fair will open on Thursday, August 10 and run through Sunday, August 13 at the Marquette County Fairgrounds in Sands. Fair hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Sunday.

The fair will include events by the day and on-going entertainment as well. Throughout fair week, you can drop the children off at Nick’s Kids Show while you try to “Walk on Water”. Every evening Jim Mitchell will be hosting hypnosis shows and the Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo will be open daily from 2 p.m, to dusk with domestic and exotic animals.

Long Oak Pony Rides will be on site for the kids with the American Legion hosting bingo all day every day! Don’t forget to visit the 4-H Activities Tent any time throughout the week for crafts and games.… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – Inspired Words Open Mic – Aug. 7

August 4, 2017

Marquette – Inspired Words Open Mic will be offered on Monday, August 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop #3 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Authors, poets, songwriters and listeners are invited. Share some of your recent work, be inspired by other writers and get feedback from the listening audience. The presentations will not be judged. Presentations are open to all genres of writing as long as the material is suitable for all ages, unplugged and original work.

There is no admission charge to present or listen thanks to sponsorship by the Marquette Poets Circle, Marquette Arts and Culture Center and the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – Comedy Night With David Dyer and Jimmy Roberson in Curtis – July 29

July 26, 2017

Curtis – Comedy Night with David Dyer and Jimmy Roberson will be held on Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Jimmy Roberson will start the show and then David Dyer will take the stage. David has worked with some of the best performers in the industry, including Drew Carey, Lewis Black and Kathleen Madigan. In addition, he’s appeared regularly on the nationally syndicated “The Bob and Tom Show”. The show is rated PG-13.

Advanced reserved tickets are $15 and available at the Erickson Center for the Arts. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door.… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – 2nd Annual North Woods Place Classic Car Show – July 26

July 23, 2017

Ecanaba – The 2nd Annual North Woods Place Classic Car Show will be held on Wednesday, July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 501 South Lincoln Road in Escanaba.

The community property will be displaying classic cars for your viewing enjoyment. The event is free to the public. If you would like to showcase your car, please call Gayle DeShambo or Heidi King at 906-789-2268. … Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – D.J. Jacobetti Home For Veterans Old Car Show – July 19

July 16, 2017

Marquette – The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Old Car Show will be held on Wednesday, July 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the back parking lot near the greenhouse and solarium of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans.

Most participating cars are from the Pasty Crew Car Club but anyone is welcome to bring their old vehicle. This has been an annual event for more than 20 years and the veterans at the Home look forward to reminiscing about the vehicles and talking cars with other enthusiasts. … Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – BookNotes Coffeehouse – July 18

July 15, 2017

Marquette – BookNotes Coffeehouse, an evening of conversation, poetry, music and refreshments, will be held on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

John Smolens, author of numerous novels including Wolf’s Mouth, One Book One Community’s 2017 selection, will interview three poets: Keith Taylor, Cindy Hunter Morgan, and Thomas Lynch. The evening will be rounded out with the acoustic, folksy yet eccentric, music of Kerry Yost and Dylan Trost. Snowbound Books will be there for book sales and signing, and the Peter White Library will provide light refreshments.

There is no admission charge to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

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