Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market – November 3

October 31, 2018

Marquette, Mich.11/03/2018– Come see what the locals have to offer at the Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market in the Marquette Commons this Saturday, November 3, 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

Wheel Classes for Beginners to Advanced – November 1

October 29, 2018

Calumet, Mi. – The Calumet Art Center is offering wheel classes for beginners to advanced this Thursday, November 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

Hiking 101 – October 27

October 27, 2018

Ontonagon, MI – This introductory hiking program is perfect for those who want to begin hiking, but don’t know where to start. We will cover hiking gear, clothing, nutrition, map and compass use, and minimal-impact techniques. We will also spend a little time on backpacking equipment, camp stoves, shelters and other backpacking-related techniques for those who are also interested in backpacking.

The last half of the day will be a 4-mile guided hike in the Porkies. The hike will be moderately difficult, with terrain that will include muddy trails, elevation and uneven surfaces. This will be trail hiking!

Cost is $45. We will provide lunch. Participants will also receive a Porkies trail map and orienteering compass.

Participants should wear hiking footwear and appropriate clothing for the Porkies in October, and should bring rainwear, a water bottle, trail snacks, and a daypack or backpack.… Read the rest

Close The Grand – October 28-29

October 23, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – You’re invited to join in the unique experience as we close Grand Hotel’s doors for the winter months. This package includes a casual dinner buffet on Sunday evening and a continental breakfast Monday morning. Enjoy a laid back atmosphere as we clean out our pantries and wine cellar. Bob Tagatz, the hotel’s historian and concierge will do a presentation explaining the process we go through to close the hotel, as well as fun facts and interesting information from the 2018 season. Empty guest rooms will be available to look through. We look forward to you joining our staff in this annual end of the year event that has become a tradition for so many.Closing lecture by Grand Hotel Historian, Bob Tagatz.Make your reservation online or call 1-800-334-7263 for availability.… Read the rest

Great Turtle Trail Run – October 27

October 22, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – One of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,500 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season on half-marathon and 5.7-mile courses. All who register will enjoy special race features – commemorative medals, a race shirt in Great Turtle fashion, special Halloween events for adults and kids, great end-of-season sales – plus the beauty of late fall on the Island.… Read the rest

Downtown Farmers Market Trick or Treating – October 27

October 22, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Downtown District’s business community is pleased to provide a safe and fun opportunity for children to trick or treat. Bring your little ghosts and goblins to go door to door collecting goodies from the local businesses. Participating locations will have orange “Welcome Trick or Treaters” signs in their windows.… Read the rest

Somewhere In Time Weekend – October 26-28

October 21, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – Celebrate the 28th Anniversary of Somewhere in Time Weekend at Grand Hotel! Somewhere in Time Weekend is one of our most popular and special weekends at Grand Hotel. The movie Somewhere in Time was filmed at Grand Hotel and on Mackinac Island in 1979 and the movie was released in 1980. See pictures from a 1980 Grand Hotel Newsletter from when the crew was filming. This is the perfect weekend for movie lovers who want to know the cinematic secrets of the timeless romantic classic.

In 2015 the lovely Jane Seymour visited Grand Hotel for the 35th Anniversary of the film and the 25th Anniversary of Somewhere in Time Weekend. It was a year to remember. She surprised guests with a replica of the Elise McKenna’s dress she wore in the film. This special weekend includes a screening of the film, discussions of the movie’s production process, and appearances by returning cast.… Read the rest

Mackinac Island Halloween Weekend – October 26-28

October 21, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – Halloween comes to Mackinac Island with end-of-season sales, live entertainment, trick-or-treating and costume contests. Many island specialty shops are prepping for winter and bringing out the sale racks, and downtown bars are hosting nighttime entertainment. Plus, businesses will be handing out candy down Main Street and Market Street, and several establishments including the Pink Pony and Gate House will hold costume contests. So bring your Halloween costume and hit the town!… Read the rest

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