Texas Hold’EM Tournament in Caspian – May 12

May 9, 2018

Caspian, Mich.– The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will be hosting a Texas Hold’EM Tournament this Saturday, May 12, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Be at the Fire Department for 5:00 p.m. to register. There is a $20 entry fee and a chip bonus for early sign up (Prize money is based on entry).

To sign up, contact Matt at 906.284.0036 or email CGFD at caspiangaastra@yahoo.com.

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Mother’s Day Make and Take at Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers – May 12

May 9, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Mother’s Day Make and Take is at Wattssom & Wattsson Jewelers this week, May 5, 6, & 12.

  • May 5 (Saturday)- 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
  • May 6 (Sunday)- 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • May 12 (Sunday)- 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

This is a free event for children to make their mother a bracelet! There will be tables with beads, string, thread, cord, paper, coloring supplies… anything a kid needs to make the best present for mother’s day.

The gift will even be put in a Wattsson & Wattsson gift box and then wrapped!… Read the rest

Saturday Morning Yoga – May 12

May 9, 2018

Munising, Mi. – Hosted by Yoga Borealis, Saturday Morning Yoga will be at the Alger Parks & Recreation Department this Saturday, May 12 from 10:30- 11:45 a.m.

Starting off with a general morning practice, this mixed level class will have students practicing basic yoga poses, sun salute, moon salute, basic breathing techniques, and short meditation.

Register through Alger Parks and Recreation Department (906) 387-5636… Read the rest

Craft Beer Festival – May 12

May 9, 2018

Escanaba, Mi.– The Wells Lions Club is hosting the “Craft Beer Festival” charity fundraiser in the Ruth Butler building this Saturday, May 12 from 4:00- 9:00 p.m.

Buying a ticket gets you your very own custom 16oz glass and access to amazing craft beers from MI’s best breweries & a bountiful selection of wine from the area’s most popular vintners! Food is available for purchase from Andy’s Diner, Bobaloon’s, and Yooper Nuts Bean Bags.

There will be Beer Pong, Yard Jenga, Haywagon Rides, Golf Putting, Music, and a 50/50 along with a $250 door prize!

$35/person. Must be 21+ to attend— designated driver’s get free admittance. No carry-ins.

Tickets are available at:

  • Mr. Tire- Escanaba, Iron Mountain, Marquette
  • Delta Co. of Commerce – Escanaba
  • Sand Bar- Gladstone
  • Bald Eagle Harley Davidson- Marquette
  • OR buy your tickets online!

*Thank you for helping us support over 25 Local Charities!… Read the rest

Menominee Spring Farmers’ Market – May 12

May 9, 2018

Menominee, Mich.– The Menominee Spring Farmers’ Market will be at the Menominee Senior Center this Saturday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Come see what the Spring Farmers’ Market has to offer!

  • Duck & Chicken non-soy, Non-GMO pasture fed eggs
  • onions, carrots
  • Sugar-free Jams & Jellies
  • Fresh roasted, no chemicals added KIS Coffee
  • Fresh White Fish, pasture raised Highlander Beef
  • Handmade items… and so much more!

EBT cards from all states are accepted. Credit/Debit card users may purchase market money.

Menominee Farmers’ Market is a Distributor for Kids Cash for the Great Start Initiative: Menominee County and participates in Fair Food Network’s Double Up Food Bucks program, Hoophouse for Health, & WISE Women, in addition with FRESH & WIC Project FRESH program.… Read the rest

2018 “Hope Starts Here” Challenge – May 12

May 9, 2018

Marquette, Mich.05/12/2018The River Valley Bank “Hope Starts Here” Challenge (raising awareness for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center) will be held May 12 at various different starting locations. Packet pickup for registration and details is on Friday, May 11th, from 4:00- 7:00 p.m. at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.

The UMBTC’s is a collaborative effort between UP Health System, Northern Michigan University, and the Superior Health Foundation. Their mission is to empower patients and families dealing with brain tumors through advocacy, research, education, and treatment.

This year’s options for participants are:

  • a half marathon
  • a duathlon that consists of a 5k run, 10-mile trail bike ride and a 5k run
  • a 10k run
  • a 5k run
  • a 1-mile kids’ run
  • and a non-competitive leisure walk.

All competitive events have chip timing, handled by Superior Timing

“It is through the generous support of River Valley Bank and the participants in the Hope Starts Here Challenge that aids in our efforts to gain a better understanding of brain cancer, which will lead to better treatments and better outcomes for those diagnosed with a brain tumor.” – Robert Winn of NMU, UMBTC co-founder and CEO.… Read the rest

‘A Taste of the North’ Beer Festival – May 12

May 9, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– ‘A Taste of the North’ Beer Festival, hosted by Wells Lions Club, will be at the Ruth Butler Building this Saturday,  May 12, from 4:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Supporting over 25 local charities, this craft Beer, Wine, and Food Festival Fundraiser will be featuring several Michigan breweries, vintners, and restaurants.

Entertainment includes:

  • a bonfire, hay wagon rides, yard games, 50/50 drawings, putting contest, and live music featuring OZ!
  • a raffle for new tires donated by Mr. Tire up to $600!
  • whoever dresses up in the best “Taste of the North” costume will win $500!
  • Contests and winners for the favorite beverage and favorite food will receive $500, voted on by the people

The $35 tickets gets you 15 “sample tickets” for you to redeem from popular craft beer breweries and wineries and the ticket also includes a custom-made 16oz pilsner glass.… Read the rest