Calendar – Fun – Kitten Bowl Party at UPAWS – Feb. 3, 4

January 31, 2018

Negaunee – A Kitten Bowl Party will be held on Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4 from noon to 4 p.m. each day at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township.

Adoption fees for all kittens 6 months and younger will be $89. The fee includes spay or neuter, vaccines, health check, microchip and a winning new pet. Also, all cats over the age of 6 months will be free!! Score big with a new pet at UPAWS.

The event will include special gifts and is being held in conjunction with the Hallmark Channel’s KITTEN BOWL V! For more information, call 475-6661 or visit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s Facebook page. … Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – 2018 Heikki Lunta Festival – Jan. 19, 20

January 16, 2018

Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Luge Club will host the 2018 Heikki Lunta Festival on Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20 in downtown Negaunee. Friday evening will begin the festival at 7 p.m. with a winter parade down Iron Street, followed by an opening ceremony at Breitung Park and live music at local establishments.

Saturday will be filled with a full schedule of events, starting at 8 a.m. to include something for everyone: Pannu Kakku breakfast, bake sale, display from the Finnish-American Heritage Center, guest speakers, an old school snowmobile show, ski jumping at Suicide Hill and luging open to public at Lucy Hill. A full line-up of Yooper Feats of Strength are also slated: Yooper Scoop Scramble, Trenary Toast Eating Contest, Ice Turkey Bowling, Big and Little Yooper Obstacle course races and new this year, Crapper Dash, Chook Chuck and Yooper-sized Foosball.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Annual Ford Airport Day – Sept. 16

September 13, 2017

Iron Mountain – The Annual Ford Airport Day will be held on Saturday, September 16 from 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. CDT at the Ford Airport in Iron Mountain.

Come enjoy displays aircraft, Young Eagle flights for youth 8 to 17, a custom car show, a Snoopy simulator, aircraft pedal cars, displays by CAP, tour the historical museum, see Ford memorabilia and more.

Flights are available on EAA 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Friday through Sunday. Go to to signup.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Buzz the Gut Car Show and Parade – Aug. 12

August 9, 2017

Ishpeming – The Buzz the Gut Car Show and Parade will be held on Saturday, August 12 beginning with the Show and Shine from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum in Ishpeming.

A parade through Ishpeming and Negaunee starts at 7 p.m. followed by a dance at the Ishpeming Elks immediately after the cruise.

The event is free and open to the public.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Iron, Steel, and the Automobile – June 18

June 15, 2017

Negaunee – Iron, Steel, and the Automobile, the 28th Annual Antique Auto Exhibit, will be held Sunday, June 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Road in Negaunee.

There will be more than 50 vintage vehicles from the 1910s to 1969, live music by the Bluffs Orchestra, a special presentation by Ford Motor Company Historian Robert Kreipke, and food concessions.

For more information, call 475-7857.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Mardi Gras 2017 in L’Anse – Mar. 4

March 1, 2017

L’Anse – Mardi Gras 2017 will be held on Saturday, March 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at American Legion Post 144, 115 N. Front Street in L’Anse.

This is a family-friendly Mardi Gras celebration with food, frivolity, mask-making and fun for all. Admission is free. For more information, call Eric Erickson at 906-524-6699.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Saturday at the Center: Game Day – Jan. 21

January 18, 2017

Marquette – “Saturday at the Center: Game Day” will be offered on Saturday, January 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Check out the new special exhibit by getting out old favorite games! Come and play, the old fashioned way -unplugged, at the museum arcade. Bring your game face, there will be something for everyone, from pioneer games to table top hockey, a checker tournament, antique board games, dominoes and more.

Enjoy the exhibit, “Toys in Yooperland”. The activities are included with admission or membership.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Dollhouse Day at Marquette Regional History Center – Nov. 19

November 16, 2016

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present Dollhouse Day on Saturday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Who knew that there were so many dollhouses out there! Some are decorated for the holidays. Have your child bring
their favorite doll or stuffed animal and they will get in free! For more information, visit or call 226-3571.… Read the rest

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