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August 26

26 SATURDAY

Sunrise 7:02 a.m.; Sunset 8:41 p.m.

Bark River

• Off the Vine 5K Run/Walk. Runners and walkers are invited for a mixed terrain 5K run or walk with proceeds benefiting diabetes and other health-related projects in the area. Prices vary. 4 p.m. Northern Sun Winery, 983 10th Rd. www.active.com

Calumet

• Farmer’s Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sixth Street. www.mainstreetcalumet.com

Champion

• Kayaking 101. Learn the basics of kayaking. Equipment available to the first 12 registrants. Youth younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Michigan recreation passport required or $11 per car for Michigan residents; $9 for nonresidents. 2 to 4 p.m. Van Riper State Park, 851 CR-AKE. 339-4461.

• Kayaking 202. Those comfortable kayaking are invited for a group paddle. Equipment is available to the first 12 registrants. Those younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Michigan recreation passport required or $11 per car for Michigan residents; $9 for nonresidents. 6 p.m. Van Riper State Park, 851 CR-AKE. 339-4461.

Chassell

• Storytimes and Crafts for Kids. Children and their families are welcome for stories and crafts. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Chassell Heritage Center, 42373 Hancock St. 523-1155.

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. www.mqtfarmersmarket.com

• Dancing for Parkinson’s Class. Those with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers and/or partners are welcome. Dancing and movement can improve gait, decrease tremors and increase quality of life. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

• Harbor Fest. Activities include music, food, a car show and more. 1 to 11 p.m. Lower Harbor Park, Lakeshore Blvd.

• Club Social. A dance lesson will proceed 2 hours of open dancing. $5. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457.

Negaunee

• Finn Fun Day. Celebrate Finnish heritage during this annual event. Activities include music, a fashion show, white elephant sales, food and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Negaunee Township Hall, 42 M-35. 226-7085.

Ontonagon

• Porcupine Mountains Music Festival. This family-friendly music festival features three days of musical performances. Prices vary. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park Ski Hill Area. www.porkiesfestival.org

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August 26