Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a leisurely paddle down the Chocolay River on Thursday, June 30 beginning at noon at the Chocolay Marina. No experience is necessary for this easygoing river trip, with guide kayaker Mark Roby. Participants should bring a kayak/canoe, along with lunch and a beverage. Kayak rentals [...]
Marquette – The Marquette Symphony Orchestra will present “Awakenings” on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium. Tickets are available at the NMU E-Z Ticket outlet in the Superior Dome. Prices are $27 for adults, $12 for children 13 to 18, and 49 for age 12 and younger. A pre-concert dinner will be [...]
Marquette – Founders Landing, in conjunction with the Lake Superior Community Partnership, will sponsor a beach-themed Business After Hours event on Monday, June 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the construction site of the Ripley Building, 500 Lakeshore Boulevard, Marquette. Included will be to hors d’oeuvres, beach-related prize and a cash bar. Limited parking [...]
Marquette – The Central Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Sierra Club will hike a 4-mile trek along the North Country Trail in the Elliott Donnelley Wilderness Area on Saturday August 6 beginning at 10 a.m. at the wilderness parking lot along County Road 550. The trail follows portions of the Little Garlic Creek and visits [...]
Marquette – The Refuel with Chocolate Milk Tour will at Lakeview Arena in Marquette on Saturday, August 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conjunction with the Ore to Shore bike race. The national “got milk?” Milk Mustache Campaign’s R...
Michigamme – A boat parade will be held on Sunday, July 3 at 7 p.m. on Lake Michigamme at Michigamme Park. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. The parade theme is “America’s Moments in History.” A concession stand will be open until 10 p.m., and the Slamtones will provide live music [...]
Marquette – The annual VFC sponsored summer carnival for members of the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans will be held on Saturday, August 13 beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the back parking lot of the facility at 425 Fisher Street in Marquette. The m...
Marquette – The 2011 U.S. Nationals Guts Frisbee Tournament will be held Saturday, August 13 beginning with on-field registration at 9 a.m. at Hurley Field in Marquette. Play will continue on Sunday, August 14. A player/fan social gathering will ...
Marquette – Marquette Area Public Schools announces Schools of Choice openings in all grades for the 1st semester of the 2011-12 school year. Applications may be obtained at any MAPS school building, and will be accepted through Friday, September 9, 2011. The district will make every effort to accommodate building preference at the elementary level, [...]
Marquette – Registrations are being accepted for the third annual Marquette Sunrise Dog Dash, scheduled for Monday, July 4. Participants may register by mail in advance or at 7:15 a.m. on event day at Shiras Park, located at the corner of Lakeshore Boulevard and East Fair Avenue. Entry forms are available at Marquette pet and [...]