Northern Vegans at Congress Pizza

March 1, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – Join Northern Vegans for vegan pizza at Congress Pizza at 106 N. Main St in Ishpeming at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 6th. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.

SAYT presents Disney’s ‘Newsies’ in March

March 1, 2019

Marquette, MI – Superior Arts Youth Theater (SAYT) will present Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre, March 7-10, 2019. Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken including the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe.” SAYT’s production features 61 local youth directed by Susan Candey with choreography by Jill Grundstrom and music direction by Jeff Bruning.

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!

Newsies will be presented Thursday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 10 at 1:00pm at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre. Advance tickets are on sale now: $15.00 for adults and $9.00 for students. Tickets purchased at the door are $17.00 and $11.00. You can get tickets online at (there is a print at home option), by phone (906)227-1032, or in person at any NMU ticketing outlet: Berry Events Center, University Bookstore, Superior Dome, or the Forest Roberts Theatre.

SAYT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan that seeks to empower young people ages 3-18 through educational, performance, and technical theater opportunities. You can learn more about SAYT by visiting or liking Superior Arts Youth Theater on Facebook.

Caspian Gaastra Fire Department Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

March 1, 2019

Caspian, MI – The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will be hosting a Texas Hold ’Em Tournament Saturday, March 9th at 6 pm (Registration ‪5pm‬) at the Fire Hall in Caspian. There will be a 20$ entry fee, and chip bonus for early sign up (Prize money based on entry).

To sign up contact Matt ‪906-284-0036‬ or email CGFD at ‪‬

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: NORWEGIAN FIBER ARTS WORKSHOP

March 1, 2019

Marquette, MI – This two-session workshop will start with a brief history of the rich textile traditions of Norway such as weaving, knitting and embroidery, showing examples of these arts. The classes will then concentrate on embroidery techniques. At the first class, attendees will be able to create several samples which could be made into an ornaments, coaster or pincushion using diamond, satin and star stitch in colorful wool yarn.

The second class will explore Hardanger embroidery which is a very intricate white on white cut thread technique. This sample can be fashioned into an ornament.

Attendees should bring a sharp embroidery scissors. All other supplies will be provided by the Instructor.  $75.00 registration fee, and limited space available. Pre-registration is required. The classes will be held at the Marquette Regional History Center on March 16 and March 23 from 10 am to 3 pm. Call MRHC at 226-3571.The instructor, Rosemary Michelin has been embroidering for over 40 years, and has attended Hardanger embroidery and weaving classes at the Vesterheim Museum in Iowa.