VA Vet Center Open House Celebrating Veterans Day

November 5, 2018

Escanaba, MINovember 5, 2018 – The VA Vet Center in Escanaba, Michigan will be holding an open house to celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 12, 2018, from 12  to 6 pm ET. The Vet Center is located at 3500 Ludington Street in Escanaba.

The Escanaba Vet Center welcomes Veterans, their families and friends and the general public to come for a tour of the Vet Center as well as a time of fellowship and reflection this Veterans Day. In addition, free flu shots will be provided to Veterans. No appointment is needed for the flu shots.

The Escanaba Vet Center offers free readjustment counseling services for combat veterans of all era’s and their family members, along with any service members who experienced military sexual trauma.

“We encourage anyone with questions about, not only our services, but anything VA related to stop by,” said Ken Milam, Veterans Outreach Program Specialist for the Vet Center.

“There will be someone here who could likely help and we will be serving a light lunch. This is a great time of camaraderie with fellow Veterans,” he added.
Any questions can be directed to the Vet Center at (906) 233-0244.

Robb Johnston: Children’s Author/Illustrator

November 5, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 5, 2018 – Robb Johnston, a Michigan artist and children’s book author, will read from his books and show children how to create their own illustrations on Monday, November 5th at 6:30 pm. Ages 7 & up are welcome. Free of charge. Sponsored in part by the Marquette County Health Department, NorthCare Network, Superior Health Foundation, and Marquette County Cares. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

Inspired Words at Peter White Public Library

November 5, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 5, 2018 – Authors, poets, songwriters and listeners are invited to Inspired Words, the quarterly open mic event at Peter White Public Library on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Shiras Room on the library’s upper level.

Share some of your recent work, be inspired by other writers and get feedback from the listening audience. The presentations will not be judged. Presentations are open to all genres of writing as long as the material is suitable for all ages, unplugged and original work.

There is no admission charge to present or listen thanks to sponsorship by the Marquette Poets Circle, Marquette Arts & Culture Center and the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit or call 226-4318.

The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute at Calumet Theatre November 9

November 5, 2018

Calumet, MINovember 5, 2018 –  The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute will perform at the Calumet Theatre on Friday, November 9 @ 7:30 pm.

THE GORDON LIGHTFOOT TRIBUTE is a five-piece band that replicates the songs, styles and moods of the Canadian singer-songwriter’s best! Be ready for a visual, acoustic trip from the Great Lakes to the Canadian Rockies; through the pains of lost loves and haunting melodies.

Tickets: $26 & $22. Reserved Seating. Historic Preservation Fee applies and Member Discounts available. Call the Box Office at 906-337-2610, stop at 340 Sixth St., Calumet, MI from 12-5 pm Wed thru Sat, OR order tickets online.