Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Community Picnic and U.P. Honor Flight Fundraiser – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Ishpeming – The American Legion Post 114 Community Picnic and Fundraiser for the U.P. Honor Flight will be held on Saturday, August 19 beginning at noon at the Post, 3050 County Road 496 in Ishpeming.

There will be a dunk tank (with our commander inside), a sawdust pile and bounce house for the kids, craft vendors, horseshoetournaments, and much more. Lunch will also be provided with burgers, brats, hot dogs, corn, and more with proceeds from donations going to the U.P. Honor Flight!… Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – First Annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Marquette – The first annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 19 from noon to 4 p.m. on North Third Street in Marquette.

Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing beginning at noon. Awards will be given out at 3:30 p.m. First through third place will be awarded in seventeen different categories, along with awards for best of show, people’s choice, and mayor’s choice.

All proceeds from Classic Cars on Third car show will benefit the Women’s Center, in remembrance of Jessica Drummond, a victim of domestic violence. For more information on Classic Cars on Third, call the Marquette Downtown Development Authority at 906-228-9475 or visit www.downtownmarquette.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Hops on the Harbor Brewfest – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Manistique – Hops on the Harbor Brewfest will be held on Saturday, August 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Manistique Marina on U.S. 2 in Manistique.

The Hops on the Harbor is a fundraiser event for the Manistique Elks Lodge #632. This is a brew tasting event with several beer brewers available to showcase their latest brews. There will be food available, music and more.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the gate. You can purchase them in Manistique at the Manistique Elks Lodge #632 on Walnut Street or Wheatys Pub on Cedar Street. You can also purchase them online at http://www.hopsontheharbor.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – VFW Post 4573 Dance with Richie Yurkovich Band – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, August 19 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $10 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available at a low price. Everyone who loves good music, dancing and a good time is invited. For more information, call 486-4856.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Alger County Animal Shelter Fundraiser Craft/Vendor Show – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Munising – The Alger County Animal Shelter Fundraiser Craft/Vendor Show will be held on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alger Parks and Rec Gym in Munising.

Admission is free and there will be a bake sale and raffle sponsored by the Alger County Animal Shelter. All table rentals, raffle and bake sale proceeds help support the furbabies at the shelter.

For more information, contact Cindy Tonak at 906-399-5920 or email kencin9551@gmail.com. … Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – 6th Annual Cruise the Bay Car Show – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Baraga – The 6th Annual Cruise the Bay Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. in Baraga.

The free event will feature lots of prizes donated by local businesses. If the weather is bad, the show will be held on Sunday, August 20. Please enter town on M38, as cars will be lining up facing south for the cruise.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Open House and Bike Rodeo at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chassell – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Chassell – An Open House and a Bike Rodeo will be held on Saturday, August 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 42905 Wilson Memorial Drive in Chassell.

There will be a variety of bike safety stations, helmet fittings, and information about the church. The event is free and everyone is welcome.… Read the rest