Book Sale at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

April 4, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will sponsor a sale of used books on Thursday April 11th through Saturday, April 13th. The sale begins on Thursday at 5 pm in the Ray Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. On Thursday and Friday, hardcovers will sell for $1 and paperbacks for $.50. On Saturday, from 10 am until noon, all books will be half price. On Saturday afternoon there will be a bag sale, with books selling for $3 a bag.

DIY Slime Squad at PWPL

April 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – The DIY Slime Squad will meet on Thursday, April 11th from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm in the Peter White Public Library Great Room. Age 8 and up. Make a new kind of slime each time! For more information call 226-4323, visit or the Peter White Public Library Youth Services page on Facebook.

Third Coast Conversations at NMU April 5th

April 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – Organizations across the state are hosting community conversations that focus on the cultural, social, historical, and environmental factors that connect Michigan’s people to their water.

April 5th, 11:30 am to 4 pm
“Designing a Sustainable Tourist Economy for the Marquette Area” at the Northern Michigan University, Jacobetti Center

Originally published in the April 2019 issue of Michigan Humanities Enews .

Bigfoot Is Back at Travel Marquette Beginning April 5th

April 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – SPRING IS BACK AND SO IS BIGFOOT! Artist Dan Barrington’s 8 foot Bigfoot, last spotted during the 2018 Marquette Artweek, is now lurking at Travel Marquette (Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau), at 117 W. Washington Street, Marquette.

He is part of Art Speaks, A Marquette Poets Circle Interactive Display, during the month of April. Come hang out with Bigfoot and take a selfie. Join him for a reception and reading by the authors/artists on Friday, April 5th from 5 to 7 pm.

The exhibit displays the art and writing of local authors/artists: Martin Achatz, 2019 U.P. Poet Laureate, Esther Ayers, Dan Barrington, Milton Bates, A. Lynn Blumer, Lynn Domina, Amber Edmondson, Kathleen M. Heideman, John Hilden, Gala Malherbe, Dr. Beverly Matherne, Janeen Rastall, Richard Rastall, Christine Saari, and Alex D. Tadder. Each artwork is labelled with a QR code. Viewers can hear and see the authors online by scanning the QR code with a mobile phone.

Travel Marquette is open 9:00 am-5:00 pm weekdays. To learn more call Travel Marquette at 906-228-7749, email or visit the event page.

Marquette County Tourism Workshop April 5th

April 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – Voice your views on future tourism in Marquette County! Attend the workshop “Designing A Sustainable Tourist Economy For the Marquette County Area” on Friday, April 5th from 11:30 am to 4 pm. Lunch is included. To register contact

This event is sponsored by the Michigan Humanities Council and the Sustainable Ecotourism Organization (SEO) of Northern Michigan University.