Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing – August 30, 2017

August 28, 2017

The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibit—

Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing

Casting Event, Demo Day!

Demo Day, August 30, 3-6 pm: Watch area masters and try your hand at tying and casting. Children welcome as well as seasoned veterans. Included in price of admission. Demonstrators are Mike Stefanac (tying) and Herb Grenke (casting).

There is magic involved in fly fishing. See how this sport captures art, philosophy, literature and environmental concerns. From handmade rods and flies, to the work of John Voelker, fly fishing has a rich history in this region. Check our website for future information, www.marquettehistory.org or call 906.226.3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Forest Roberts Theatre Season Premiere Kick-off Party – Aug. 31

August 28, 2017

Marquette – The Season Premiere Party for the Forest Roberts Theatre will be held on Thursday, August 31 at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Forest Roberts Theatre at Northern Michigan University.

This red-carpet season kickoff featuring Alpha Psi Omega, the First Nighters Club, Forest Roberts Theatre faculty and an ice cream social sponsored by Jilbert’s Dairy, is a free event is designed for students and community members to learn more about the opportunities available at Forest Roberts Theatre.… Read the rest