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
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
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 marquettehistory.org or call 226-3571.… Read the rest
November 12, 2016
Ishpeming – Ladies Night Out will be held on Tuesday, November 15 from 1 to 8 p.m. in downtown Ishpeming.
Enjoy specials, prizes, raffles, music, and more. Ladies Night Out will also feature a Craft Bazaar at Rollies Furniture, Earthly Treasures/GLOBE Printing, and Iron Range Agency. … Read the rest
November 12, 2016
Escanaba – Deer Day Get-Away will be offered on Tuesday, November 15 at 6 p.m. at the Escanaba Public Library, 400 Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba.
Teens and adults are invited to the library to make a no-sew fleece scarf or headband. The library will also be showing the movie, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” for participants who would like to bring their children with them.
All materials are supplied. Hot cider and seasonal refreshments will be served. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Escanaba Public Library. For more information, call 789-7333 or visit the library’s web site at www.escanabalibrary.org.… Read the rest
November 9, 2016
Marquette – “Museum After Dark: Animals Among Us” will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.
Join the MRHC staff for an after-dark adventure! Think everything animals, from games and activities to characters with animal tales and a themed scavenger hunt, photo booth, snacks and surprises. The event is designed for age six and up. At 7:15 Chocolay Raptor Center will offer a presentation with live raptors.
Tickets are $9 for 18 and under, $5 for adults accompanying youth, and $7 for individual adults. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets will also be available at the door.
For more information or tickets, call 226-3571, visit marquettehistory.org or stop by the Marquette Regional History Center.… Read the rest
November 9, 2016
LLaurium – Veterans Free Bowling will be offered on Saturday, November 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Miller’s Recreation, 311 Hecla Street in Laurium.
Veteran’s (as well as current military personnel) and up to 4 family members can bowl for free. Veterans also receive 25 percent off food and drink.
For more information, call Loralee Miller at 337-4601.… Read the rest
August 8, 2016
Sands – The Marquette County Fair will be held Thursday, August 11 through Sunday, August 14 at the Fairgrounds on County Road 553 in Sands.
Marquette County Fair Hours are:
Thursday,August 11: noon to 10 p.m.
Friday, August 12: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, August 13: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, August 14: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information and a schedule of events, go to http://www.marquettecountyfair.org.… Read the rest