Keweenaw Roller Girls Host TC Toxic Cherries June 1st

May 31, 2019

Houghton, MI – The Keweenaw Roller Girls will host the Traverse City Toxic Cherries on Saturday, June 1st at Dee Stadium in Houghton, MI. For more information about the Keweenaw Roller Girls and their upcoming bouts, check out the website.

First Baptist Church Rummage Sale June 1st

May 31, 2019

Gwinn, MI – The First Baptist Church of Gwinn will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, June 1st from 9:00 – 3:00 pm at 195 N. Billings St. in Gwinn, MI. There will be baby and toddler items, lots of clothing, and more. A snack bar with lunch will be available. Proceeds will go to benefit ministries.

For more info call 906-346-6115.


Borderland Arts and Marquette Poets Circle Present Interactive Display June 1st

May 31, 2019

Marquette, MIWords & Music Borderland Arts Meets Marquette Poets Circle an Interactive Display will exhibit art by Borderland Arts of Iron Mountain and poetry by the Marquette Poets Circle from June 1st to July 26th in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Artists and poets were challenged to create on the theme: music that inspires us. QR codes and sound modules allow gallery visitors to hear the music and learn more about the artists and authors. The public is invited to a reception on Thursday, June 6th from 6 to 8 pm. To learn more call Janeen Rastall at 906-410-3368, visit the event page on Facebook or the virtual gallery.

Participating artists and authors are listed below:
Martin Achatz, Esther Margaret Ayers, Milton J. Bates, Christine Burns, Melisse Carr, Lynn Domina, Lisa Fosmo, Gail Galotta, Genean Granger, Stella Hansen, Kathleen M. Heideman, John Hilden, Susan Huotari, The Reverend ME Kilpatrick, Christina Kionka, Kathy Kuczek, Jane Landwehr, Gala Malherbe, Barbara Willard Marden, Terry O’Connor, Jane Piirto, Janeen Rastall, Christine Saari, Cyndi Safstrom, Sharon Schmeltzer, Audrey Smith, Gail Stanek, Darlene Strand, Rebecca Tavernini and Russell Thorburn

This project is dedicated to Genean Granger. Genean invented the collaboration of U.P. poets and artists with Melisse Carr, Stella Hansen and the Borderland Arts group. We are honored that her final poem appears as part of this project. Please visit the virtual gallery to learn more about this strong, witty and wonderful poet.

Borderland Arts is a not-for-profit organization established to promote the creative arts, enrich the cultural fabric of the Michigan/Wisconsin borderland communities, and build mutually beneficial relationships with similar groups elsewhere. To learn more about, please visit their website:

The Marquette Poets Circle welcomes poets of all ages and experience level. They meet on the first Monday in the month as part of the Center for the Healing Arts at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Once a quarter, Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Poets Circle co-host an Open Mic called Inspired Words. Find us on our public Facebook page.

6th Annual Iron Range Roll June 1st

May 31, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – Connect Marquette brings the 6th Annual Iron Range Roll to Marquette County on Saturday, June 1st. This 16-mile bike race begins in Ishpeming and follows the Iron Ore Heritage trail to Marquette. Support the community and the culture of our beautiful area and participate in this fun event! For more details, visit the Facebook page.