Events

Marquette Maritime Museum Sunrise & Coffee Lighthouse Tours

08-14-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 14 @ 6:15 am

Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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Afternoons at the Museum

08-21-2018

Presented by Michigan Iron Industry Museum at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm

If you appreciate stories of Michigan's heritage, drop by this summer for our weekly lecture series. You'll discover the U.P.'s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you....

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If you appreciate stories of Michigan's heritage, drop by this summer for our weekly lecture series. You'll discover the U.P.'s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you. Programs begin at 2 p.m.

  • July 10
    The Ones We Were Waiting For: Remembering the Barnes-Hecker Tragedy
    Speakers: Tragedy descendant Mary Tippett and historian Jim Paquette
  • July 17
    Michigan Wolves: Myths vs. Facts
    Speaker: Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Brian Roell
  • July 24
    The Immigrant Experience in the Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Northern Michigan University Beaumier Heritage Center director Dan Truckey
  • July 31
    Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Grand Valley State University English professor Dr. Kathryn Remlinger
    - book signing Follows Program
  • August 7
    Sunburns to Snowstorms: Upper Michigan Weather in Pictures and Stories
    Speakers: Karl Bohnak and Jack Deo, Marquette
    - book signing Follows Program
  • August 14
    The Life and Times of Bishop Baraga
    Speaker: Author Dr. James Surrell, Marquette
  • August 21
    World War I and the Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Retired Northern Michigan University history professor Dr. Russell Magnaghi
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Chamber Coffee Clutch

08-29-2018

Presented by Marquette Chamber of Commerce at Ampersand Coworking Space, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 7:30 am Wed, Aug 22 @ 7:30 am Wed, Aug 29 @ 7:30 am
Chamber coffee clutch meets Wednesday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at Ampersand. Each meeting features a business talking about who they are and what they do, or a topic that attendees want to know more about. The first 45 minutes is informal...
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Chamber coffee clutch meets Wednesday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at Ampersand. Each meeting features a business talking about who they are and what they do, or a topic that attendees want to know more about. The first 45 minutes is informal networking time, with the featured business chat starting at 8:15.
The featured business is also the sponsor of the week and provides morning snacks. If you'd like to sponsor a Coffee Clutch and be the featured business you can sign up here.
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Business After Hours: NMU Alumni Special Event

08-15-2018

Presented by Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerc... at Wawonowin Country Club, Champion
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm

West End Alumni, Community Leaders, Business Owners, and the public are encouraged to attend this special reception hosted by NMU's Alumni Association. Enjoy a campusupdate from NMU President Fritz Erickson, meet with other graduates and academic...

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West End Alumni, Community Leaders, Business Owners, and the public are encouraged to attend this special reception hosted by NMU's Alumni Association. Enjoy a campusupdate from NMU President Fritz Erickson, meet with other graduates and academic leaders, and enjoy complimentary food, drink, and NMU spirit gear!

An RSVP by August 8 to this event is appreciated. Please call 1-877-472-3668 or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nmu-alumni-reception-western-marquette-county-tickets-47317041545 to RSVP.

This event is FREE to attend.

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The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

08-15-2018

Presented by Marquette Regional History Center at Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

The Marquette Regional History Center presents:  2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

 

July Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tours: July 12, 24 and 31
6:00 p.m. tours: July 18, 25

August Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

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The Marquette Regional History Center presents:  2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

 

July Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tours: July 12, 24 and 31
6:00 p.m. tours: July 18, 25

August Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tour August 7
6:00 p.m. tours August 1, 8, 15

 

Our popular bus tours are back! Hop on to time travel back and enjoy first person historical characters (they really are characters)! The Historical Marquette Bus Tours are a great way to see the town as it is today, while reflecting on the early days of bustling Marquette. Enjoy the ride and learn something along the way through an entertaining narrated tour. The History Center has been collecting stories for 100 years! Hear about what life was like 100 years ago in our lakeside town, as we celebrate our centennial. Nine tours are available and advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended.
Tickets go on sale June 1st and are available by calling 906-226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours. Tickets are $20.00 for all tours and will embark from the History Center. Arrive ten minutes early to claim your seat. Travel in an air conditioned Checker Bus for the duration of the tour:  90 minutes. Sponsored by Checker Transport and Travel Marquette.

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Music On Third Street

08-16-2018

Presented by Marquette Downtown Development Authority at Downtown Marquette - Third Street, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Head to Third Street in downtown Marquette and enjoy a wide array of musicians as you stroll the shops.  From blues to folk to celtic, come get a little taste of the Marquette music scene.

Head to Third Street in downtown Marquette and enjoy a wide array of musicians as you stroll the shops.  From blues to folk to celtic, come get a little taste of the Marquette music scene.

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Marquette Trail 50 UltraMarathon

08-18-2018

Presented by Noquemanon Trail Network at Noquemanon Trail Network, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 7:00 am Sat, Aug 18 @ 7:00 am

The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogback.

Much of the trail consists of moderate to difficult terrain, with significant climbs and technical areas.  According to Ultrarunning...

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The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogback.

Much of the trail consists of moderate to difficult terrain, with significant climbs and technical areas.  According to Ultrarunning Magazine, the course is rated 3 out of 5 for Terrain ("Hilly"), and 4 out of 5 for Surface ("Trail with substancial rocks, roots and/or ruts").

On Friday evening, we will also host a competitive 5K before the popular-must-watch children's races 1M and 5K with special awards and shirts.  Friday races follow the North Country Trail.  The format is out-and-back.  This section of the trail is part of the "big loop" for the 50K and 50M.  Racers will enjoy singletrack trails with short ascents and descents, along with technical areas with lots of rocks and roots.

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"Artventure" Artists Reception

08-17-2018

Presented by Travel Marquette at Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 9:30 am

Travel Marquette’s August Artventure features the artwork of local artists Kay Johnson,  Susan Roubal, Michelle Tuccini and JoAnn Deuel Shelby in its downtown office art space located at 117 W. Washington Street.

These four featured artists...

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Travel Marquette’s August Artventure features the artwork of local artists Kay Johnson,  Susan Roubal, Michelle Tuccini and JoAnn Deuel Shelby in its downtown office art space located at 117 W. Washington Street.

These four featured artists are all talented painters made popular through their participation in local and regional art shows, art associations and their hands-on involvement with Zero Degrees Art Gallery. Their work represents the best in watercolors, pastel, alcohol inks, and mixed media.

A public reception will be held on Friday, August 17th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Travel Marquette during which selected artists will live demo their painting talent. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

Open 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays, the Bureau encourages local artists to apply online for the opportunity to display their work on a monthly basis beginning in July. Go to www.travelmarquettemichigan.com and click “Artventure” under Events at the bottom of the page. For more information, call Travel Marquette at 906-228-7749 or email, admin@travelmarquettemichigan.com.

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Catch the Cat 5K

08-17-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Forestville Trailhead and Campground, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track and Field teams will be hosting the NMU Catch the Cat 5K as part of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon.

This will be the first year of the 5K and is open to all...

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MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track and Field teams will be hosting the NMU Catch the Cat 5K as part of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon.

This will be the first year of the 5K and is open to all ages. The race begins at 6 p.m. on August 17.  The registration fee is $35 with all monies going to the NMU Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

The race starts and finishes at the NTN Forestville Trailhead.  It combines scenic runnable trails (NTN singletrack) and more technical terrain with roots and rocks (North Country Trail) and features many short ascents and descents. Also note that the last section of the course is mostly uphill as runners make their way back to the Forestville Trailhead.

NMU Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners. Awards will also be given to kids finishing in the top three of each age group.

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Third Street Car Show

08-18-2018

Presented by Marquette Downtown Development Authority at Downtown Marquette - Third Street, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm

Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10:00 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., with...

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Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10:00 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., with awards taking place at 3:30 p.m. First through third place will be awarded in seventeen different categories, along with awards for best of show, people’s choice, and mayor’s choice.

All proceeds from Classic Cars on Third car show will benefit the Women’s Center, in remembrance of Jessica Drummond, a victim of domestic violence.

North Third Street from Ohio to Park Street, will be closed for this event from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Michael Waite & the Wishing Wheel

08-21-2018

Presented by Ore Dock Brewing Company at Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm

Michael Waite, Marquette's famed town crier, returns with his magical request wheel for a very special tap room series, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night. Free Admission - All Ages Welcome

Michael Waite, Marquette's famed town crier, returns with his magical request wheel for a very special tap room series, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night. Free Admission - All Ages Welcome

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Marquette Maritime Museum Evening Lighthouse Tours

08-21-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 21 @ 8:15 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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BAH: Fraco, Inc.

08-22-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Fraco Inc., Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm

Fraco Inc.  will be hosting Business After Hours on Wedneday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00pm at 3470 US-41, Marquette, MI 49855. Enjoy networking, horderves, door prizes and more!

Fraco Inc.  will be hosting Business After Hours on Wedneday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00pm at 3470 US-41, Marquette, MI 49855. Enjoy networking, horderves, door prizes and more!

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North of the 45th Art Exhibition

11-11-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Aug 26 @ 10:00 am + 77 more dates and times

Mon, Aug 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Aug 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 30 @ 10:00 am Fri, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 01 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 03 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 04 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 05 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 06 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 08 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 09 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 10 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 11 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 12 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 13 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 15 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 16 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 17 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 18 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 22 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 24 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 25 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 29 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 30 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 01 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 03 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 05 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 06 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 08 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 10 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 11 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 12 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 13 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 14 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 15 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 17 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 18 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 22 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 29 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 30 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 31 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 01 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 03 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 04 @ 10:00 am Mon, Nov 05 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 06 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 07 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 08 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 11 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Open to all residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel. There is wiggle room for people within 1 degree of this area. Work in all media is welcome and there are no size limitations. Work previously exhibited...

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Open to all residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel. There is wiggle room for people within 1 degree of this area. Work in all media is welcome and there are no size limitations. Work previously exhibited at the museum is not eligible.

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Reception: North of the 45th Upper Midwest Art Exhibition

08-24-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

The North of the 45th is an annual juried exhibition of artists living in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. This line is known as the halfway point between the equator and the north pole, and...

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The North of the 45th is an annual juried exhibition of artists living in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. This line is known as the halfway point between the equator and the north pole, and crossing this line from the south is often associated with being "up north." This exhibition showcases the breadth and depth of artists living in this upper Midwest region from both rural and urban areas. Each year a different juror is asked to select pieces for the exhibition from an open call for entries.

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NMU Fall Fest

08-27-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Northern Michigan University Campus, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 27 @ 8:00 am

Fall Fest is a great event for students to find out about student organizations, volunteer agencies and local businesses.

Held on the lawn of the University Center, Fall Fest is an "opportunity fair" for students to get information on how they...

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Fall Fest is a great event for students to find out about student organizations, volunteer agencies and local businesses.

Held on the lawn of the University Center, Fall Fest is an "opportunity fair" for students to get information on how they can get involved on campus and in the community. In addition to over 100 student organizations, 75 businesses, and 20 volunteer agencies, there will also be free ice cream and friendly faces!

Student organizations interested in participating in Fall Fest should contact the Center for Student Enrichment (906-227-2439; cse@nmu.edu).

All businesses (including NMU offices/departments) must register with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (906-226-6591)

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Fall Fest

08-27-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Northern Michigan University Center, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 27 @ 11:00 am
The Lake Superior Community Partnership is working in conjunction with the NMU Center for Student Enrichment to put on the annual Fall Fest event.
Fall Fest gives businesses in the area an unparalleled opportunity to introduce their...
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The Lake Superior Community Partnership is working in conjunction with the NMU Center for Student Enrichment to put on the annual Fall Fest event.
Fall Fest gives businesses in the area an unparalleled opportunity to introduce their products and services to the University's community. Nonprofits who are recruiting student volunteers for upcoming (near future) events and programs may register at no cost through the NMU Center for Student Enrichment by calling 906.227.2466 or by emailing. Their purpose for being at Fall Fest cannot be the recruitment of patrons, new members, or other general promotion for their cause.
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BAH hosted by TV6

08-30-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm

TV6 will be hosting Business After Hours at the Ore Dock Brewery from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. The theme of the evening will be "The Blues" and the Flat Broke Blues Band will be performing.  Participants will have a chance to meet and...

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TV6 will be hosting Business After Hours at the Ore Dock Brewery from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. The theme of the evening will be "The Blues" and the Flat Broke Blues Band will be performing.  Participants will have a chance to meet and greet TV6 personalities and win great prizes like a Big Screen TV and a $2,500 advertising gift certificate. In addition there will be plenty of other smaller prizes as well, including passes to the Blues Fest!

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NMU Block Party

09-09-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Northern Michigan University Campus, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Sep 09 @ 4:00 pm

Come and kick off the Fall semester with free food, fun games and amazing activities for everyone!

Sponsored by the Multicultural Education and Resource Center, NMU Dining, Public Safety, Housing and Residence Life, Radio X

Come and kick off the Fall semester with free food, fun games and amazing activities for everyone!

Sponsored by the Multicultural Education and Resource Center, NMU Dining, Public Safety, Housing and Residence Life, Radio X

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Marquette Maritime Museum Sunrise & Coffee Lighthouse Tours

09-11-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Sep 11 @ 7:00 am

Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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Marquette Maritime Museum Evening Lighthouse Tours

09-18-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Sep 18 @ 7:15 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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Marquette Maritime Museum Sunrise & Coffee Lighthouse Tours

08-14-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 14 @ 6:15 am

Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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Afternoons at the Museum

08-21-2018

Presented by Michigan Iron Industry Museum at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm

If you appreciate stories of Michigan's heritage, drop by this summer for our weekly lecture series. You'll discover the U.P.'s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you....

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If you appreciate stories of Michigan's heritage, drop by this summer for our weekly lecture series. You'll discover the U.P.'s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you. Programs begin at 2 p.m.

  • July 10
    The Ones We Were Waiting For: Remembering the Barnes-Hecker Tragedy
    Speakers: Tragedy descendant Mary Tippett and historian Jim Paquette
  • July 17
    Michigan Wolves: Myths vs. Facts
    Speaker: Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Brian Roell
  • July 24
    The Immigrant Experience in the Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Northern Michigan University Beaumier Heritage Center director Dan Truckey
  • July 31
    Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Grand Valley State University English professor Dr. Kathryn Remlinger
    - book signing Follows Program
  • August 7
    Sunburns to Snowstorms: Upper Michigan Weather in Pictures and Stories
    Speakers: Karl Bohnak and Jack Deo, Marquette
    - book signing Follows Program
  • August 14
    The Life and Times of Bishop Baraga
    Speaker: Author Dr. James Surrell, Marquette
  • August 21
    World War I and the Upper Peninsula
    Speaker: Retired Northern Michigan University history professor Dr. Russell Magnaghi
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Chamber Coffee Clutch

08-29-2018

Presented by Marquette Chamber of Commerce at Ampersand Coworking Space, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 7:30 am Wed, Aug 22 @ 7:30 am Wed, Aug 29 @ 7:30 am
Chamber coffee clutch meets Wednesday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at Ampersand. Each meeting features a business talking about who they are and what they do, or a topic that attendees want to know more about. The first 45 minutes is informal...
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Chamber coffee clutch meets Wednesday mornings from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at Ampersand. Each meeting features a business talking about who they are and what they do, or a topic that attendees want to know more about. The first 45 minutes is informal networking time, with the featured business chat starting at 8:15.
The featured business is also the sponsor of the week and provides morning snacks. If you'd like to sponsor a Coffee Clutch and be the featured business you can sign up here.
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Business After Hours: NMU Alumni Special Event

08-15-2018

Presented by Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerc... at Wawonowin Country Club, Champion
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm

West End Alumni, Community Leaders, Business Owners, and the public are encouraged to attend this special reception hosted by NMU's Alumni Association. Enjoy a campusupdate from NMU President Fritz Erickson, meet with other graduates and academic...

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West End Alumni, Community Leaders, Business Owners, and the public are encouraged to attend this special reception hosted by NMU's Alumni Association. Enjoy a campusupdate from NMU President Fritz Erickson, meet with other graduates and academic leaders, and enjoy complimentary food, drink, and NMU spirit gear!

An RSVP by August 8 to this event is appreciated. Please call 1-877-472-3668 or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nmu-alumni-reception-western-marquette-county-tickets-47317041545 to RSVP.

This event is FREE to attend.

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The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

08-15-2018

Presented by Marquette Regional History Center at Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

The Marquette Regional History Center presents:  2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

 

July Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tours: July 12, 24 and 31
6:00 p.m. tours: July 18, 25

August Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00...

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The Marquette Regional History Center presents:  2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tours

 

July Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tours: July 12, 24 and 31
6:00 p.m. tours: July 18, 25

August Bus Tours—all tours meet at MRHC

1:00 p.m. tour August 7
6:00 p.m. tours August 1, 8, 15

 

Our popular bus tours are back! Hop on to time travel back and enjoy first person historical characters (they really are characters)! The Historical Marquette Bus Tours are a great way to see the town as it is today, while reflecting on the early days of bustling Marquette. Enjoy the ride and learn something along the way through an entertaining narrated tour. The History Center has been collecting stories for 100 years! Hear about what life was like 100 years ago in our lakeside town, as we celebrate our centennial. Nine tours are available and advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended.
Tickets go on sale June 1st and are available by calling 906-226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours. Tickets are $20.00 for all tours and will embark from the History Center. Arrive ten minutes early to claim your seat. Travel in an air conditioned Checker Bus for the duration of the tour:  90 minutes. Sponsored by Checker Transport and Travel Marquette.

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Music On Third Street

08-16-2018

Presented by Marquette Downtown Development Authority at Downtown Marquette - Third Street, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Head to Third Street in downtown Marquette and enjoy a wide array of musicians as you stroll the shops.  From blues to folk to celtic, come get a little taste of the Marquette music scene.

Head to Third Street in downtown Marquette and enjoy a wide array of musicians as you stroll the shops.  From blues to folk to celtic, come get a little taste of the Marquette music scene.

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Marquette Trail 50 UltraMarathon

08-18-2018

Presented by Noquemanon Trail Network at Noquemanon Trail Network, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 7:00 am Sat, Aug 18 @ 7:00 am

The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogback.

Much of the trail consists of moderate to difficult terrain, with significant climbs and technical areas.  According to Ultrarunning...

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The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogback.

Much of the trail consists of moderate to difficult terrain, with significant climbs and technical areas.  According to Ultrarunning Magazine, the course is rated 3 out of 5 for Terrain ("Hilly"), and 4 out of 5 for Surface ("Trail with substancial rocks, roots and/or ruts").

On Friday evening, we will also host a competitive 5K before the popular-must-watch children's races 1M and 5K with special awards and shirts.  Friday races follow the North Country Trail.  The format is out-and-back.  This section of the trail is part of the "big loop" for the 50K and 50M.  Racers will enjoy singletrack trails with short ascents and descents, along with technical areas with lots of rocks and roots.

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"Artventure" Artists Reception

08-17-2018

Presented by Travel Marquette at Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 9:30 am

Travel Marquette’s August Artventure features the artwork of local artists Kay Johnson,  Susan Roubal, Michelle Tuccini and JoAnn Deuel Shelby in its downtown office art space located at 117 W. Washington Street.

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Travel Marquette’s August Artventure features the artwork of local artists Kay Johnson,  Susan Roubal, Michelle Tuccini and JoAnn Deuel Shelby in its downtown office art space located at 117 W. Washington Street.

These four featured artists are all talented painters made popular through their participation in local and regional art shows, art associations and their hands-on involvement with Zero Degrees Art Gallery. Their work represents the best in watercolors, pastel, alcohol inks, and mixed media.

A public reception will be held on Friday, August 17th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Travel Marquette during which selected artists will live demo their painting talent. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

Open 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays, the Bureau encourages local artists to apply online for the opportunity to display their work on a monthly basis beginning in July. Go to www.travelmarquettemichigan.com and click “Artventure” under Events at the bottom of the page. For more information, call Travel Marquette at 906-228-7749 or email, admin@travelmarquettemichigan.com.

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Catch the Cat 5K

08-17-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Forestville Trailhead and Campground, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track and Field teams will be hosting the NMU Catch the Cat 5K as part of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon.

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MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track and Field teams will be hosting the NMU Catch the Cat 5K as part of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon.

This will be the first year of the 5K and is open to all ages. The race begins at 6 p.m. on August 17.  The registration fee is $35 with all monies going to the NMU Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

The race starts and finishes at the NTN Forestville Trailhead.  It combines scenic runnable trails (NTN singletrack) and more technical terrain with roots and rocks (North Country Trail) and features many short ascents and descents. Also note that the last section of the course is mostly uphill as runners make their way back to the Forestville Trailhead.

NMU Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners. Awards will also be given to kids finishing in the top three of each age group.

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Third Street Car Show

08-18-2018

Presented by Marquette Downtown Development Authority at Downtown Marquette - Third Street, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm

Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10:00 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., with...

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Classic cars will fill Third Street between Park Street and Ohio, with registration starting at 10:00 a.m. next to Third Base Bar, 726 North Third Street. The event will be open to the public for viewing between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., with awards taking place at 3:30 p.m. First through third place will be awarded in seventeen different categories, along with awards for best of show, people’s choice, and mayor’s choice.

All proceeds from Classic Cars on Third car show will benefit the Women’s Center, in remembrance of Jessica Drummond, a victim of domestic violence.

North Third Street from Ohio to Park Street, will be closed for this event from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Michael Waite & the Wishing Wheel

08-21-2018

Presented by Ore Dock Brewing Company at Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm

Michael Waite, Marquette's famed town crier, returns with his magical request wheel for a very special tap room series, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night. Free Admission - All Ages Welcome

Michael Waite, Marquette's famed town crier, returns with his magical request wheel for a very special tap room series, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night. Free Admission - All Ages Welcome

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Marquette Maritime Museum Evening Lighthouse Tours

08-21-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 21 @ 8:15 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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BAH: Fraco, Inc.

08-22-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Fraco Inc., Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm

Fraco Inc.  will be hosting Business After Hours on Wedneday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00pm at 3470 US-41, Marquette, MI 49855. Enjoy networking, horderves, door prizes and more!

Fraco Inc.  will be hosting Business After Hours on Wedneday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00pm at 3470 US-41, Marquette, MI 49855. Enjoy networking, horderves, door prizes and more!

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North of the 45th Art Exhibition

11-11-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Aug 26 @ 10:00 am + 77 more dates and times

Mon, Aug 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Aug 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 30 @ 10:00 am Fri, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 01 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 03 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 04 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 05 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 06 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 08 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 09 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 10 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 11 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 12 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 13 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 15 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 16 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 17 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 18 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 22 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 24 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 25 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 29 @ 10:00 am Sun, Sep 30 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 01 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 03 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 05 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 06 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 08 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 10 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 11 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 12 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 13 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 14 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 15 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 17 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 18 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 22 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 29 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 30 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 31 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 01 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 03 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 04 @ 10:00 am Mon, Nov 05 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 06 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 07 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 08 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 10 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 11 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Open to all residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel. There is wiggle room for people within 1 degree of this area. Work in all media is welcome and there are no size limitations. Work previously exhibited...

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Open to all residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel. There is wiggle room for people within 1 degree of this area. Work in all media is welcome and there are no size limitations. Work previously exhibited at the museum is not eligible.

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Reception: North of the 45th Upper Midwest Art Exhibition

08-24-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

The North of the 45th is an annual juried exhibition of artists living in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. This line is known as the halfway point between the equator and the north pole, and...

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The North of the 45th is an annual juried exhibition of artists living in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. This line is known as the halfway point between the equator and the north pole, and crossing this line from the south is often associated with being "up north." This exhibition showcases the breadth and depth of artists living in this upper Midwest region from both rural and urban areas. Each year a different juror is asked to select pieces for the exhibition from an open call for entries.

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NMU Fall Fest

08-27-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Northern Michigan University Campus, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 27 @ 8:00 am

Fall Fest is a great event for students to find out about student organizations, volunteer agencies and local businesses.

Held on the lawn of the University Center, Fall Fest is an "opportunity fair" for students to get information on how they...

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Fall Fest is a great event for students to find out about student organizations, volunteer agencies and local businesses.

Held on the lawn of the University Center, Fall Fest is an "opportunity fair" for students to get information on how they can get involved on campus and in the community. In addition to over 100 student organizations, 75 businesses, and 20 volunteer agencies, there will also be free ice cream and friendly faces!

Student organizations interested in participating in Fall Fest should contact the Center for Student Enrichment (906-227-2439; cse@nmu.edu).

All businesses (including NMU offices/departments) must register with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (906-226-6591)

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Fall Fest

08-27-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Northern Michigan University Center, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 27 @ 11:00 am
The Lake Superior Community Partnership is working in conjunction with the NMU Center for Student Enrichment to put on the annual Fall Fest event.
Fall Fest gives businesses in the area an unparalleled opportunity to introduce their...
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The Lake Superior Community Partnership is working in conjunction with the NMU Center for Student Enrichment to put on the annual Fall Fest event.
Fall Fest gives businesses in the area an unparalleled opportunity to introduce their products and services to the University's community. Nonprofits who are recruiting student volunteers for upcoming (near future) events and programs may register at no cost through the NMU Center for Student Enrichment by calling 906.227.2466 or by emailing. Their purpose for being at Fall Fest cannot be the recruitment of patrons, new members, or other general promotion for their cause.
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BAH hosted by TV6

08-30-2018

Presented by Lake Superior Community Partnership at Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm

TV6 will be hosting Business After Hours at the Ore Dock Brewery from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. The theme of the evening will be "The Blues" and the Flat Broke Blues Band will be performing.  Participants will have a chance to meet and...

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TV6 will be hosting Business After Hours at the Ore Dock Brewery from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. The theme of the evening will be "The Blues" and the Flat Broke Blues Band will be performing.  Participants will have a chance to meet and greet TV6 personalities and win great prizes like a Big Screen TV and a $2,500 advertising gift certificate. In addition there will be plenty of other smaller prizes as well, including passes to the Blues Fest!

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NMU Block Party

09-09-2018

Presented by Northern Michigan University at Northern Michigan University Campus, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Sep 09 @ 4:00 pm

Come and kick off the Fall semester with free food, fun games and amazing activities for everyone!

Sponsored by the Multicultural Education and Resource Center, NMU Dining, Public Safety, Housing and Residence Life, Radio X

Come and kick off the Fall semester with free food, fun games and amazing activities for everyone!

Sponsored by the Multicultural Education and Resource Center, NMU Dining, Public Safety, Housing and Residence Life, Radio X

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Marquette Maritime Museum Sunrise & Coffee Lighthouse Tours

09-11-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Sep 11 @ 7:00 am

Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Sunrise Lighthouse tours are on June 12 (5:45 a.m.), July 10 (5:45 a.m.), August 14 (6:15 a.m.), and September 11 (7:00 a.m.). Join the Museum for coffee and a sweet treat before the tour. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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Marquette Maritime Museum Evening Lighthouse Tours

09-18-2018

Presented by Marquette Maritime Museum at Marquette Maritime Museum, Marquette
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Sep 18 @ 7:15 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call...

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Marquette Maritime Museum's Evening Lighthouse tours are on June 19 (9:00 p.m.), July 17 (9:00 p.m.), August 21 (8:15 p.m.), and September 18 (7:15 p.m.). Tickets are FREE for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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