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Marquette – Ice Cream and Gelato in July will be held on Sunday, July 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Elizabeth’s Chop House in downtown Marquette. Entertainment will be provided by the Overtones. The event will benefit the Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation to support future scholarships. Tickets are $100 per couple and [...]

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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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