April, 2018

First Frost

Left, Dr. Jane Wankmiller is pictured at the FROST site in winter, after digging a small trench around a deer carcass enclosed in a wire cage. Right, Wankmiller at the site before the snow fell. All in the name of science, which has brought us gravity, nuclear fission, and global warming. I was the guest of […]

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Vineyard Volunteers

Help from the locals keeps Northern Sun Winery Running smooth Above, Kim Johnson (left) coordinates pickers as they go deep into vines for grapes. Inset, Summer Sunday afternoon concerts on the vineyard grounds,     overseen by the winery dog, Smitty. Dave and Susie Anthony of Bark River, Northern Sun Winery owners. Smitty, recognized as […]

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April 2018: 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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April 2018: 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, March 31: John Gillette and Sarah […]

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April 2018: 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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April 2018: 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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April 2018: Commercial Establishments

Bark River • Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Works 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, […]

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April 2018: Full Events Calendar

April Events 01 SUNDAY Sunrise 7:30 a.m.; Sunset 8:17 p.m. Ishpeming • Messy Church. Join others for hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School programming including activities, Bible stories and songs. 10 a.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681. Marquette • Royal Cinema Ballet: The Rite of Spring and The Firebird. NMU students and youth, free; adults, $10. […]

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