Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Bootjack Fire and Rescue Chicken BBQ – July 16

July 13, 2017

Bootjack – The Bootjack Fire and Rescue Foundation Annual Chicken BBQ will be held on Sunday, July 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Bootjack.

The dinner includes 1/2 chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, roll and butter, and coffee or lemonade. Tickets $12.50 each and are available at U. P. Foods, Jam Service, Northland Lawn and Sport, Dreamland, by phone at (815) 739-1491, orfrom any fire department member. All proceeds benefit the Bootjack Fire and Rescue.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – UP Shakes’ to Present “A Streetcar Named Desire” – July 16

July 13, 2017

Marquette – UP Shakes’ will present Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” on Sunday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

Anyone familiar with the play on stage or screen can expect a very different experience this time around. The production will feature minimal set and props, shifting focus to the actors and the text. And, because of the venue, beer will be available throughout.

Tickets are $13 for seniors and students, $15 for adults, and available at Additional performances will be offered on July 19, 23, 25, and 30.… Read the rest