UP Health System – Portage Turkey Trot

November 15, 2018

Hancock, MI November 15, 2018 – The UP Health System of Portage will host a Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22 at 9:00 am. The 5k race will begin at the front lobby of the UP Health System of Portage in Hancock and finish at the hospital. For more information on the race and registration, visit the website.… Read the rest

Women of Wonder Workshop at Peter White Public Library

November 9, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 9, 2018 – Learn how to create a more glamorous you at Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, November 13th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm for those special holiday occasions, with step-by-step makeup tips from Eunai Danek. Please bring your makeup and a small stand-up mirror.… Read the rest

NCLL Hosts Lambeau Field Trip

November 9, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 8, 2018 – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided, behind-the-scenes ‘Legendary Tour’ of Lambeau Field and the Packers Hall of Fame, along with a visit to the Botanical “Garden of Lights” on Friday, December 14. The registration deadline is Friday, November 16. The bus tour will leave Marquette at 7:30 am and return at about midnight.

The excursion will explore the newly developed “Titletown” area of Green Bay during the day and the “Garden of Lights” with over 300,000 twinkling lights in the evening. The journey back to Marquette will include a drive through the annual “Winter Wonderland Avenue of Lights” display in Oconto, Wisconsin.

The cost is $89 for NCLL members and $95 for nonmembers, which includes coffee and donuts, but not meals. For more information, contact event liaisons Ginger Bollero-Petry at 228-8051 or Paula McCormick at 228-5489.… Read the rest

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Creativity Series

November 7, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 7, 2018 – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
Second Thursday Creativity Series is themed “Space”.  Join us Thursday, November 8th at 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

There will be a variety of hands-on activities that celebrate “space” including crafts and creative snacks.

Live music and FREE Culver’s Custard!

Free with admission or membership.… Read the rest

Painting Party at Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

November 3, 2018

Ishpeming, MINovember 3, 2018 – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will have a Painting Party on November 10th at 2:00 pm. The event is intended for tweens and teens. It’s free and supplies will be provided. Just bring your creativity!… Read the rest

Wii Gaming at Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

October 28, 2018

Ishpeming, MIOctober 28, 2018 – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library has Wii Gaming! Come on in and play Wii games on the big projector in our programming room on Thursday, November 1 at 5:00 pm.… Read the rest

Quincy Mine Haunted Tour

October 23, 2018

Houghton, MIOctober 23, 2018 – A half-mile in and seven levels below ground, a 15-by-15 dark tunnel awaits the brave souls who dare to enter. The Quincy Mine’s annual haunted tour is Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25-27. This is the second year Michigan Technological University students in sound design and audio production and technology programs have collaborated on the project.

This year, Huskies are taking the event to the next level, with a full, scripted production that involves the entire Michigan Tech Visual and Performing Arts department, says Josh Loar, a professor of practice in VPA. From costumes to staging, students are getting in on the act, including theatre and entertainment technology and theatre and electronic media performance majors.

Working remotely presents challenges student sound designers don’t face when operating on campus. “This year my math says we need about 2,535 feet of speaker cable,” says Henry Sendek, a fourth-year audio production and technology major.… Read the rest

Close The Grand – October 28-29

October 23, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – You’re invited to join in the unique experience as we close Grand Hotel’s doors for the winter months. This package includes a casual dinner buffet on Sunday evening and a continental breakfast Monday morning. Enjoy a laid back atmosphere as we clean out our pantries and wine cellar. Bob Tagatz, the hotel’s historian and concierge will do a presentation explaining the process we go through to close the hotel, as well as fun facts and interesting information from the 2018 season. Empty guest rooms will be available to look through. We look forward to you joining our staff in this annual end of the year event that has become a tradition for so many.Closing lecture by Grand Hotel Historian, Bob Tagatz.Make your reservation online or call 1-800-334-7263 for availability.… Read the rest

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