October, 2017

Ghost stories

By Jackie Stark Live in Marquette long enough, and you’re sure to hear stories of hauntings around town. The eerie sound of children laughing inside the former Holy Family Orphanage, ghostly specters in the rooms at the Landmark Inn, apparitions inside the cemeteries in Marquette. Up until now, those stories were passed on through oral […]

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Welcome to the Spectacle

Story by MM staff • Photos courtesy of Emma Goebel With ghouls, goblins and ghosts (among other spooky things), the Halloween Spectacle will return to Marquette this fall, a one-of-a-kind performance that will begin with a procession down Washington Street, and end at its new location—Harlow Park “Being able to see all the performances was a […]

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October 2017 Art Galleries

Big Bay Big Bay Outfitters. Featuring work by local artists. Open daily. 308 Bensinger Rd. 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 media. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 205 Fifth St. 337-1252. […]

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October 2017 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 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St. Wednesday, 6 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 S. Front St. 361-2563. Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. […]

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October 2017 Commercial Establishments

Bark River Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Work by 30-juried artists will be on display, along with handmade knives and sheaths. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment and chance. Follow Bark River sign, 7 miles. 466-2276. Calumet Supernova Yoga, Gallery […]

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October 2017 Museums

Big Bay Big Bay Lighthouse. The grounds of the 1896 lighthouse are open year-round. 3 Lighthouse Rd. 345-9957. Calumet Calumet Theatre. Both self-guided and guided tours of this historic theatre built in 1900 are available. Self-guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; 3 to 15, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; […]

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October 2017 Events Calendar

1 SUNDAY Sunrise 7:48 a.m.; Sunset 7:31 p.m. Crystal Falls Beethoven and Banjos. Listen to music performed by Mary Erlewine, Jeremy Jordan, Hamilton Berry, Anna Elashvili, Evan Chambers, Mary Bonhag, Evan Premo and Laurel Premo. Advanced tickets, $18; at the door, $22. 2 p.m. Crystal Theatre, 304 Superior Ave. www.beethovenandbanjos.org Marquette Crop Hunger Walk. Walk […]

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October 2017 On the Town

Calumet Shute’s. – Tuesdays: Open mic. 322 Sixth Street. 337-4430. Gwinn Happy Hour. – Saturdays: Karaoke. 5 East Stephenson. 346-6340. Up North Lodge. – Mondays: Trivia. 7 p.m. 215 South CR-557. 346-9815. Harvey The Dry Dock Tavern. – Fridays: Karaoke with Pierre. 5027 US-41 South. 249-3298. Hancock Orpheum Theater. – Saturday, October 7: Younce Guitar Duo. – Saturday, […]

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