Volunteer with the DNR at U.P. State Fair, Aug. 11-17

July 27, 2014

Sign up by July 31 to teach kids to fish, aim and shoot ESCANABA, MICHIGAN – With Michigan’s annual U.P. State Fair is right around the corner, Aug. 11-17 in Escanaba, the Department of Natural Resources is looking for avid hunters, anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts interested in lending a hand to share their skills […]

Free Fly Casting Lessons For Vets July 29th

July 27, 2014

(Marquette, MI) – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited is partnering with Michigan Department of Natural Resources to offer free fly casting lessons to all veterans Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Lakenen Land. Vets’ families and buddies are welcome. Equipment will be provided and refreshments will be served. Fish for […]

Art on the Move: History in Motion, An Art and History Day Camp July 28-August 1

July 27, 2014

Art on the Move: History in Motion, An Art and History Day Camp Message: Art on the Move: History in Motion, An Art and History Day Camp July 28-August 1, 2014 Art meets history in this one week day camp held at the Marquette Regional History Center. Youth ages 8 to 12 are invited to […]

The 115th Ishpeming Italian Fest Scheduled Noon on Saturday, July 26

July 26, 2014

From http://www.ishpemingitalianfest.com/ – Everyone is welcome to attend the St. Rocco – St. Anthony Society of Ishpeming’s Italian Fest, regardless of their heritage.  Although this event is a way for Italian-Americans to follow the Italian tradition of honoring St. Rocco and St. Anthony, it is also a time for all of us to enjoy food, […]

Holiday Art Sale Application Deadline September 5th

July 26, 2014

MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN – The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its 2014 Holiday Art Sale, which will be held on Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This holiday sale is open to artists in all media: painting, photography, fibers, glass, jewelry, metals, wearable art, etc. This is a juried show […]

Second Annual Hotcakes for Hospice July 26th

July 25, 2014

MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN – Come and enjoy breakfast by the bay at the Second Annual Hotcakes for Hospice! All proceeds will benefit the Lake Superior Hospice – Patient Care Fund. The Patient Care Fund helps to cover the cost of necessary personal care and comfort care items for families under the care of Lake Superior Hospice. […]

Downtown Marquette Prepares For 13th Annual Blueberry Festival July 25th

July 24, 2014

(Marquette, MI) – Preparation is underway for the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival, set for Friday, July 25, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. Washington and Front streets will be bustling with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony rides, inflatable arcade games, and activities for children and families. Downtown restaurants will […]

Fort Wilkins’ Civil War encampment July 25-27 Brings 19th Century Military to Life at Copper Harbor

July 24, 2014

The roar of cannons will rebound across Lake Fanny Hooe when Civil War-era living-history group Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, pitches camp July 25-27 at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park in Copper Harbor in Michigan’s beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. The state park is home to a restored 19th-century army post that features daily costumed portrayals […]

Lighthouse Author: Mikel B. Classen – July 24th

July 23, 2014

Historian and photographer, Mikel B. Classen celebrates the release of his new book, “Au Sable Point Lighthouse” with a presentation on Thursday, July 24 at 7:00pm in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. Au Sable Point Lighthouse marks a mile-long sandstone reef that reaches out into Lake Superior along the famed “Shipwreck Coast” and […]

55th Annual National Trappers Association Convention and Outdoor Show July 24-27

July 23, 2014

Escanaba, Michigan – The 55th Annual National Trappers Association Convention and Outdoor Show will be held at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba on July 24th through the 27th. Four big days. Open to the public. Admission only $10 for all four days. Under 12 admitted free. More Than a Trappers Convention The U.P. […]

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