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August 17th, 2019

August 17

Sunrise 6:50 a.m.; Sunset 8:58 p.m.
Calumet
• Great Deer Chase. Mountain bikers will race a 15- or 30-mile course. Kids’ race, $10. 9 a.m. Adult race, prices vary; 11 a.m. Swedetown Trails, 56641 Osceola Rd. greatdeerchase.com
• Pasty Fest. Activities include a pasty eating competition, music, kids’ activities and more. Noon to 5 p.m. Fifth Street. mainstreetcalumet.com
• Center Stage Series: Rodney Crowell. Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Rodney Crowell will perform. Prices vary. 7:30 p.m. Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth St. 337-2610 or calumettheatre.com

Escanaba
• U.P. State Fair. Youth 5 and younger, free; 6 to 12, $5; 13 and older, $8. 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. U.P. State Fairgrounds, 2401 12th Ave. North. upstatefair.net

Gwinn
• Registration Deadline: Girl Scout Troop Camp. See Saturday the 24th.

Houghton
• Free Wine Tasting. Noon to 4 p.m. Michigan Made, 303 Sheldon Ave. 523-7222 or justmichiganmade.com

Ishpeming
• Friends of the Library Used Book Sale. Hardcovers and paperbacks will be available for purchase. Paperbacks, 25 cents; hardcovers, 50 cents. 10 a.m. to noon. $3 bag sale, noon to 4 p.m. Ray Leverton Community Room, Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 317 N. Main St. 485-5140.

Marquette
• Downtown Farmers Market. Items from local farmers and artisans will be available for purchase. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St. mqtfarmersmarket.com
• Twisted Stitchers Quilting Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Studio 1, Marquette Arts and Culture Center, lower level, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-0472.
• Upper Great Lakes Regional Canoe Assembly. Steve Landick will speak. View wooden boats and demonstrations, bid on silent auction items and stay for the evening parade of canoes. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Marquette Tourist Park, 2145 Sugarloaf Ave. 225-1769.
• Free Wine Tasting. Noon to 4 p.m. Michigan Made, 2220 US-41. 273-2277 or justmichiganmade.com
• Dancing for Parkinson’s Class. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457.

Michigamme
• Hike Around Craig Lake. Join members of the North Country Trail Hikers for a 7.6 mile hike. Bring hiking gear and a lunch.. 8:30 a.m. Van Riper State Park entrance, US-41. Carpooling is suggested, as parking is limited. 346-9528 or 464-8287.

Sands
• Share the Love: Free Pet Adoption. Adopt a pet for free at UPAWS. Sponsored by UPAWS, ASPCA, Subaru and Fox Subaru Marquette. Noon to 4 p.m. UPAWS, 815 S. M553. 475-6661 or upaws.org

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August 17