Mackinac Island Fudge Festival – August 24-26

August 16, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – For more than a century, Mackinac Island’s fudge has been an institution that’s become famous worldwide. Fudge devotees are known as “fudgies” – a term that is also synonymous with Northern Michigan tourists. Most people don’t need an excuse to indulge in a piece or two of creamy, decadent fudge. But, for those who do, the Mackinac Island Fudge Festival takes place each August to offer Island dwellers and tourists a terrific reason to celebrate fudge – made fresh each day at Mackinac’s multitude of fudge shops.… Read the rest

Breakfast Buffet Sunday – August 19

August 16, 2018

Rock, Mi.– A Sunday Breakfast will be held at the Rock Lions Clubhouse this Sunday, August 19, from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

The buffet includes scrambled eggs, omelets made to order, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, French toast, English muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk, and juice.

The Rock Lions Club is a non-profit service organization that provides funding for charitable organizations and local needs.

$8/adult, $5/ages 6-12, ages 5 and under eat free!Read the rest

Harborfest – August 24

August 16, 2018

Marquette, MI – HarborFest is one of the best free 2 day music festivals in the UP, but it’s so much more. It includes a beer and wine tent specializing in craft beers. It has food tents, Kids inflatable activities, a classic car & motorcycle show, a luge demonstration track to try, and the culmination of a fishing tournament with live dock side catch and release. It’s a family oriented event with a party atmosphere at night. Music performances at HarborFest are a combination of local bands and major acts out of Chicago. Friday & Saturday HarborFest music has variety including Country, Folk, Blues but with a heavy emphasize on Rock. Each night ends with a HOT headliner band.… Read the rest

World War I and the Upper Peninsula – August 21

August 16, 2018

Negaunee, MI – With Russell Magnaghi, Ph.D., Northern Michigan University. If you appreciate stories of Michigan’s heritage, drop by the Michigan Iron Industry Museum this summer for our weekly lecture series. You’ll discover the U.P.’s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you.… Read the rest