Teen Tuesday: Art on da Rocks

June 20, 2018

Tuesday June 26th: 2 pm to 4 pm.  Peter White Public Library lawn on Ridge Street.  Grades 6 to 12 welcome.  Turn plain old rocks into works of art with acrylic paints, Sharpies, yarn, and more.  In case of rain, meet indoors in the Library TeenZone.  Free of charge. 

For more information, please call 226-4321 or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.Read the rest

Rangers Read

June 20, 2018

Wednesday June 26th: 11 am-11:30 am.  PWPL Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall.  Join the Pictured Rocks National Park Rangers for this fun storytime all about the outdoors!  Free.  

For more information call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library Youth Services page on Facebook. Read the rest

Bluesday Tuesday – The Occasions

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society would like to invite music lovers to a concert with The Occasions on Tuesday, June 26, at 7:00 pm, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series.  Due to construction at the Library, the concert will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

Formed in 2015, The Occasions play a variety of musical styles, from funk to R&B and jazz to blues, with a fun mix of original and cover music.  Featuring Caitlin Wright on vocals and Dan Zini on bass, The Occasions pick up other musicians to round out their group.

There is no admission charge to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library.  Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.… Read the rest

UP English, Eh?

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Peter White Public Library invites the public to attend a talk entitled, “UP English, Eh?” by Dr. Wil Rankinen, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Grand Valley State University, part of the 2018 Summer Linguistic Lecture Series.  The talk will be Monday, June 25, at 2:00 pm in the Library’s Shiras Room and repeated at 6:00 pm.

Have you ever wondered why we sound Canadian to many outsiders?  Where in the UP is “sauna” pronounced the Finnish way and where is it not?  What shared or differing beliefs do we hold as Yoopers about language, culture and community?  How does where we live in the UP influence those set of beliefs?

In this 60-minute presentation, Dr. Rankinen will address these points and more, following up on last summer’s presentation, “Yooperese.”   After the presentation, there will be time for questions and a community discussion. … Read the rest

Marquette City Band Concert – June 28

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Marquette City Band will be performing at the Marquette Commons on Thursday, June 28 at 7:30 P.M. as a part of their regular 2018 summer schedule. Admission is free to the public, but donations are greatly appreciated.

For more information about the Marquette City Band and for a full summer schedule, visit their website at https://marquettecityband.com.

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4th Annual Art Stroll – June 28

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Downtown Marquette Art Stroll is an annual Art Week event that celebrates and brings together local businesses, artists, and musicians for an evening of pop-up exhibitions and performances throughout Marquette’s Downtown District.

This year’s Art Stroll is scheduled for the Thursday of Art Week from 4-8pm. The public is invited to make their way around Downtown, visit and enjoy light refreshments with the participating businesses and featured artists, and listen to live music by a number of bands and musicians along the route.

After the Stroll, stop by Café Bodega for Art Week After Dark for special Art Week features and live music! For more information, visit https://www.marquette365.com/event/art-week-after-dark-wildhack-at-cafe-bodega/… Read the rest

Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market – June 23

June 20, 2018

Marquette, Mich.06/23/2018– Come see what the locals have to offer at the Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market in the Marquette Commons this Saturday, June 23, from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m.

There is plenty to browse around for like: Fresh Michigan-grown produces, other farm-produced goods, baked goods, and various artisan wares.

Come see what the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market has to offer every Saturday until December 15th. Check out www.mqtfarmersmarket.com!… Read the rest

New Marquette Symphony Orchestra Summer Strings Group to Perform June 27

June 20, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s brand new Summer Strings group will be performing Wednesday, June 27 as part of City of Marquette Art Week.

The free, family-friendly performance begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. There will be some seating provided.

Bring your family and friends to the commons for a live, wide-ranging performance by 15 members of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra. The group will be playing classical favorites, classic rock hits, some jazz, fiddle tunes and a feature with Derrell Syria.

The MSO Summer Strings group will also be performing on Wednesday, July 18 at Ore Dock Brewing Company at 7:00 p.m., with a special opening performance by the Superior String Alliance Chamber Players Summer Tour at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged.… Read the rest

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