Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park – Everyone Can Write Poetry – August 12

July 29, 2018

Ontonagon, MI – Explore poetry as song and story-telling before learning how some major poets can be used as models for writing your own poems. Cost of class is $38.00. You will use park surroundings as writing prompts.The class will highlight Native American (Joy Harjo), Michigan (Jim Harrison) and Nature poets. Bring a notebook, laptop or tablet for writing. The Folk School does not have Wi-Fi. Please bring a lunch and a beverage.

Writers of all ages, 12 and older, are welcome. Grandparents, bring your grandchildren! 16 spaces available; 4 students needed to hold the class. Fees for classes cancelled after the registration deadline will not be refunded. Registration deadline is Saturday, August 5, 2017.… Read the rest

Annual Twin Sault Cruisers Car Show – August 5

July 29, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Saturday is the Annual Twin Sault Cruisers Car Show – Hosted by the International Antique Auto Club. Cars will line up on Ashmun Street starting at 10 am. Join us in Downtown Sault Ste. Marie, MI for two full days of activities, deals, and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the sidewalk sales of our downtown stores, who will be offering up great deals. Stroll through the streets and see the vast assortment of goods offered by merchants and arts and crafts vendors. Don’t forget the kid’s games, bouncy inflatables, and petting zoo! Last, but never least, there will be food vendors to help keep you nourished as you enjoy Sault Ste. Marie’s Downtown Days.… Read the rest

Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Days – August 4

July 29, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Join us in downtown Sault Ste. Marie for two full days of activities, deals, and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the sidewalk sales of our downtown stores who will be offering up great deals. Stroll through the streets and see the vast assortment of goods offered by merchants and arts and crafts vendors. Don’t forget the kid’s games, bouncy inflatables, and petting zoo! Last, but never least, there will be food vendors to help keep you nourished as you enjoy Sault Ste. Marie’s Downtown Days.… Read the rest

Erickson Center for the Arts 1st Annual 906 Festival – August 4

July 29, 2018

Curtis, MI – The ECA is very excited to announce we are bringing a NEW festival to Curtis! Our hope for the “906 Festival” is to offer Curtis, surrounding communities, and visitors to our area a fun, family-friendly event that celebrates OUR HOME, the Upper Peninsula! Our festival will include U.P. food, beer and wine, art and retail vendors and entertainment acts, fun games and activities for both kids and adults, non-profit organization booths, demonstrations, and more! U.P. culture and traditions will be center stage at the “906 Festival” at the ECA!… Read the rest

3rd Michigan Lighthouse Festival

July 29, 2018

Paradise, MI – Immerse yourself in the world of lighthouses! The third Michigan Lighthouse Festival will be held in Paradise, Michigan August 3 – 5, 2018. Join us Friday evening at the Bay Mills Casino for dinner and entertainment, Saturday and Sunday visit Whitefish Point Lighthouse, Crisp Point Lighthouse and Point Iroquois Lighthouse. Go to www.MichiganLightHouseFestival.com for details!… Read the rest

2018 US NATIONAL GUTS FRISBEE TOURNAMENT – August 4-5

July 29, 2018

Marquette, MI – Guts Frisbee is a fantastic fan friendly sport. The 2018 U.S. National Tournament will feature 16-20 teams from throughout the country competing for the Craig “Buck” Buchanan Memorial Trophy. Tourist Park is an ideal venue for spectators to see Frisbees thrown at over 80mph from 15 meters away as the other team tries to catch the sizzling throw with one hand…. Truly the original X-Game type sport. Please join us, free admission, carry on beer is welcome…no glass please… Grab your lawn chair, cooler and join us for a day or 2… You will be very entertained by this fast action sport.… Read the rest

42nd Annual Upper Peninsula Gem and Mineral Show – August 4

July 29, 2018

Ishpeming, MI – Join the crowds for a day of fun at the Ishpeming Elks Club! There will be working demonstrations throughout the day as well as hourly raffle prizes! There are various dealers and displays of different gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry. Allowing people the opportunity to begin their own collection. Kids have their own designated fun area, filled with crafts and games while parents meander the exhibits. towards the end of the event, there will be a silent auction!… Read the rest

Wheel Classes for Beginners to Advanced – August 1

July 29, 2018

Calumet, Mi. – The Calumet Art Center is offering wheel classes for beginners to advanced this Wednesday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Ed Gray will teach interested people how to use the wheel or learn more. Schedule your own 2-hour sessions at any time that suits your needs (between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.).

  • Choosing your starting date and signing up when you register is required. Only one student per scheduled time.

Call (906) 934- 2228 for more information or to register.… Read the rest

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