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August Events of August Calendar

August 5

5 SATURDAY

Sunrise 6:35 a.m.; Sunset 9:16 p.m.

Calumet

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

Crystal Falls

• Humongous Fungus Festival. Activities include toadstool tournament, rummage sales, kids games, a pie social, cookouts, pageants and the street dance. Time and locations vary. www.iron.org/fungusfest

Escanaba

• Family Fun Day 2: Discover Our Great Lakes.  Activities include games, prizes, science experiments and art. Meet and talk with members of three U.P. rowing clubs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Ludington Park near the bandshell. 786-3833 or www.bonifasarts.org

• Waterfront Art Festival.  More than 50 vendors will showcase art works. Enjoy music, food and a wooden boat display. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Ludington Park near the bandshell. 786-3833 or www.bonifasarts.org

Ishpeming

• Bean Bag Toss. Noon. VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St. 486-4856.

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

• Build a Better World Book Fair #3. Those who have logged a minimum of 20 minutes of reading for 10 days can pick out a free book. Bring you reading log. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

• 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

• Superior Arts Youth Theatre: Schoolhouse Rocks Jr. This musical review features area youth performing classics from the 1970s cartoon. 14 and younger and seniors, $7.50; students, $12; adults, $15. 7:30 p.m. Lake Superior Theatre, 270 Lakeshore Blvd. 227-7625 or www.tickets.nmu.edu

Negaunee

• Artisans at the Forge. Local and regional artisans will display metalworking, woodworking, textiles and other crafts. Music, games and guided tours will be available. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Rd. 475-7857.

Sands

• Sands Speedway: Yooper Classic Bump-N-Run Race. Prices vary. Time trials, 3:30 p.m. Main events, 5 p.m. Sands Speedway, 675 Old CR-553. www.sandsspeedway.com

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Date:
August 5