5th Annual Wooden Nickel Charity Motorcycle Ride and Pig Roast Sept 21st

September 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join us for a Pig Roast & the 5th Annual Wooden Nickel Charity Motorcycle Ride on Saturday September 21st, 2019.

Each year we raise money for Beacon House with the Charity Motorcycle Ride and a delicious Pig Roast! Everyone is welcome so please bring your friends and family!

If you want to join the ride, all motor bikes are welcome! Registration begins at 12 pm at Wooden Nickel & leaves at 12:30 pm. All ride participants should be ready to leave the bar at 12:30 pm. Please have your bike fueled up beforehand.

You can expect the scenic motorcycle ride to last 3-4 hours and include a few stops along the way. The ride will begin & end at Wooden Nickel. Registration fee is $20 per bike or $30 if you have an additional rider. All proceeds go to Marquette’s Beacon House!

Pig Roast starts at 4 pm following the ride! Food is free for all Ride Participants. Donations per plate from the public greatly appreciated! All proceeds go to Marquette’s Beacon House!

Wooden Nickel will also be donating 10% of Bar Sales on September 21st from 12-8 pm, so even if you don’t have a motorcycle, you can still contribute when you stop by to enjoy a beverage & the Pig Roast!

MRHC Hosts Finnish Bird Carving Workshop September 28th

September 21, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) presents a Finnish Bird Carving Workshop Saturday, September 28th from 10:30 am-4:00 pm.

Instructor: Peter Pekka Olson. This workshop will focus on the decorative side of carving, and will feature a presentation based on Olson’s trips to
Finland. A master of Scandinavian-American carving crafts, Olson will teach participants how to carve an Onenlintu (“happy bird”) from cedar.

Pre-registration required. Fee: $45 + $5 materials fee. For more info visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 to register today.

This Heritage Craft Series workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or the MHC.