January, 2016

Big plans in store for historic Vista Theatre

by Katri-Ann Bruce After almost 90 years in the heart of downtown Negaunee, The Historic Vista Theater is showing new signs of life. The Vista is in the midst of revitalization, bringing a wide range of activities to downtown Negaunee in recent months. Those continuing activities in 2016 will include something extra special in…. To […]

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Are adults addicted to their smartphones?

Cellphones have become a big part of our lives. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 90 percent of American adults own a cellphone. In a recent study by digitaltrends.com, adults are spending 4.7 hours on their phone a day—or approximately 23 whole days per year. Given the amount of time adults spend on […]

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January 2016 Out & About

Calumet Shute’s. Tuesdays: Open mike. 322 Sixth Street. 337-4430. Gwinn Happy Hour. Saturdays: Karaoke. 5 East Stephenson. 346-6340. Up North Lodge. Thursday, December 31: New Year’s Eve party. 215 South CR-557. 346-9815. Harvey The Dry Dock Tavern. Fridays: Karaoke with Pierre. 5027 US-41 South. 249-3298. Hancock Orpheum Theatre. Friday, January 8: Outlaw’d Classic Country Night. […]

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January 2016 Support Groups

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families—Marquette. This group is open to those interested in learning about recovery from growing up in dysfunctional or alcoholic families. Sunday, 6:00 p.m. Friday, 6:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 North Front Street. Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 South Front Street. 361-2563. Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. […]

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January Commercial Establishments

Bark River Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Handmade knives and sheaths, as well as the work of thirty juried artists. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or by appointment and chance. Follow Bark River sign, seven miles. 466-2276. Chassell Einerlei. Local jewelry and […]

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January 2016 Museums

Big Bay Big Bay Lighthouse. The grounds of the 1896 lighthouse are open year-round. 3 Lighthouse Road. 345-9957. Calumet Calumet Theatre. Both self-guided and guided tours of this historic theatre built in 1900 are available. Self-guided tours: youth two and younger, free; three to fifteen, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth two and younger, free; […]

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January 2016 Art Galleries

Big Bay Jailhouse Gallery and Gifts. Local artwork and gifts are on display and available for purchase. Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment. 308 Bensinger. 250-3350. Calumet Copper Country Associated Artists Studio/Gallery. Works by members and workshop participants in watercolor and oil, drawings, photography, sculpture, quilting, wood, textile, clay, glass and other […]

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January 2016 Out and About

 1 FRIDAY Sunrise 8:34 a.m.; Sunset 5:12 p.m. New Year’s Day Little Lake:  Christmas Light Show. Enjoy this showing of lights, lasers and corresponding Christmas music on your vehicle radio. Through the 3rd. Donations accepted. 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. Dale’s Clock Shop, M-35. 346-6885 or www.dalesclockshop.com 2 SATURDAY  Sunrise 8:34 a.m.; Sunset 5:13 p.m. Little Lake:  […]

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