First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School July 28th-30th

July 22, 2019

Gwinn, MI – First Baptist Church of Gwinn (195 N. Billings St. Gwinn MI 49841) invites you to the POLAR BLAST Vacation Bible School July 28th through July 30th from 6 – 9 PM. Come and have some fun! Great for potty-trained 3’s-5th grade. 6th – 12th grades are leaders or assistant leaders. Snacks are included. There is no cost to participate!

Please preregister on the website.

Michigan Iron Industry Museum: Timber Strike of 1937 Program July 23rd

July 22, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum presents a program focused on the Timber Strike of 1937 on Tuesday, July 23rd from 2:00-3:30 pm. Join Dan Truckey from the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center as he explores Upper Peninsula history in this weekly lecture series. The event is free of charge! Find out more on the website.

Glenn Miller Orchestra Performing at LSSU July 23rd

July 22, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – The Arts Center at Lake Superior State University presents the world famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra, performing big band and swing hits with a unique jazz sound on Tuesday, July 23rd at 7:00 pm.

Arts Center Director, Spencer Christensen, says, “We know the twin Saults love GMO, and so do we! The music embodies so much of what our audience appreciates – it’s patriotic, energetic, and upbeat – a real summertime feel. And in honor of the legacy of Glenn Miller and to honor all those who have served, we are offering a special ticket price, $10 per ticket, to all those currently serving members and Veterans of our armed forces. These tickets need to be purchased in person at the Arts Center box office with ID.”

The Glenn Miller Orchestra began in 1938 with dance bandleader, Glenn Miller. For the next four years the orchestra enjoyed soaring popularity, playing in concert and dance halls all over the United States. In 1942, the orchestra disbanded to join the war effort. Glenn Miller joined the Army, and in turn led the Army Air Force Band that helped entertain our servicemen all our Europe.

The current Glenn Miller Orchestra has been touring since 1956 and is consistently performing up to 300 shows all around the world! Today, the 18-member ensemble, led by vocalist Nick Hilscher, continues to play many of the original Miller arrangements, from both the civilian band and the Army Air Force Band libraries. Additionally, it also plays some more modern selections arranged and performed in the Miller style and sound.

Admission is free for LSSU students, $27 for adults, $23 for seniors, $10 for active duty military members and Veterans with ID, and $5 for children 17 and under. For directions, tickets, and more information please visit www.lssu.edu/arts-center or call (906) 635-2787.