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Crystal Falls – The Crystal Theatre’s 2011 “Gem of a Season” will offer a performance by Shout Sister Shout: Steppin’ In It with Rachael Davis on Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m. at the theater in Crystal Falls. Nationally recognized for their folk repertoires, the Steppin’ In It quartet and soloist Rachael Davis also share [...]

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Summer’s a great time to skip drinks with hard alcohol and choose a light, chilled alcoholic beverage (unless you are pregnant or should not drink for health or other reasons). A sangria (table wine diluted with juice), a cold beer, or a wine spritzer are all refreshing but light. In moderation — defined as one […]

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Noun: Netsuke (NETS-kay) Definition: A small and often intricately carved toggle (as of wood, ivory or metal) used to fasten a small container to a kimono sash. Sample Sentence: During the Tokugawa period in Japan, from 1603-1868, the netsuke was an indispensable item of dress and often, a fine work of miniature art.

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Marquette – Boy Scout Troop 302 will hold a hotdog and hamburger cookout fundraiser on Saturday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Econo Foods in Marquette.
Proceeds will be used by the Scouts for upcoming outdoor and camping activities.

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Gwinn – The Gwinn Area Fun Daze will be held on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peter Nordeen Park on M-35 in Gwinn.
There will be crafters, vendors, games, music, food and much more!

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Trenary – The Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection (GNPLC) will have a Fur and Feather Swap on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holmquist Feed Mill in Trenary. The event will be held rain or shine, admission is free and all are welcome. An auction will run from 10 [...]

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Marquette – A Farmers and Artists Market will be open on Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. Local farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut flowers. Community artisans showcase their work, including hand-made jewelry, stained glass, wreaths, [...]

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Houghton – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a panel discussion on spirituality and writing with Marty Achatz, Matthew Gavin Frank, and Ron Riekki on Saturday, July 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at L’Anse United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 304 N. Main Street in L’Anse. This is the final event for the tour [...]

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Ishpeming – AMVETS will sponsor its annual community picnic on Saturday, July 23 from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the AMVET Park, located 10 miles south of Ishpeming off of County Road 581. There will be food, refreshments, live entertainment, bingo, supervised swimming, kids’ games, a dunk tank and a raffle. Admission is $1. [...]

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Hancock – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature an innovative reading and book signing with Marty Achatz, Lauri Anderson, Matthew Gavin Frank, Beverly Matherne, Ron Riekki, and JodiAnn Stevenson on Saturday, July 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Finnish-American Heritage Center in Hancock. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, [...]

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