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January 2018 Calendar of Events

January 27

27 SATURDAY

Sunrise 8:20 a.m.; Sunset 5:45 p.m.

Hancock

Heikinpaiva: Tori Market. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Finnish American Heritage Center, 435 Quincy St.

Heikinpaiva: Vipukelkka. Enjoy kicksled races, the wife-carrying contest and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Finlandia University, Quincy Green, Quincy St.

Heikinpaiva: Parade. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Downtown.

Heikinpaiva: Author Talk and Book Signing. Karl Bohnak will discuss and sign copies of SunBurns to Snowstorms. 11 a.m. North Wind Books, 601 Quincy St.

Heikinpaiva: Author Talk and Book Signing. Kate Remlinger will discuss and sign copies of Yooper Talk. 3 p.m. Finnish American Historical Archives, 601 Quincy St.

Heikinpaiva: Polar Bear Dive. 3 p.m. Hancock waterfront.

Heikinpaiva: Iltatmat. Enjoy a night of hors d’oeuvres and dancing.  7 p.m. Finnish American Heritage Center, 435 Quincy St.

Houghton

Backstage Jazz. Enjoy a night of jazz, including swing, funk, blues, Latin, fusion and more. Youth, $5; adults, $15. 7:30 p.m. Rozsa Center, 1400 Townsend Dr., MTU. 487-2073 or www.mtu.edu/rozsa

Ishpeming

Noquemanon 50K. Race through the Marquette County wilderness in a 50K point-to-point race. Prices vary, 8 a.m. Birchview School, 663 Poplar St. www.noquemanon.com

Marquette

Noquemanon 12K. Race through the Marquette County wilderness in a 12K point-to-point race. Skiers can choose between classic or freestyle racing.  Prices vary 9:50 a.m. Forestville Trailhead, Forestville Rd. www.noquemanon.com

Saturday Book Babies. Newborns to 24 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and play. 10:30 a.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

Musher Meet and Greet. Meet retired musher Darlene Walch and her sled dog Panda. Adults, 1 p.m.; youth age 3 and younger, 2:45 p.m.; youth 14 and younger, 3 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

Noquemanon Adaptive Ski. Participants can choose between a 3K or 500 meter race. $5. 3 p.m. Tourist Park Trailhead, Sugarloaf Ave. www.noquemanon.com

Negaunee

Noquemanon Half Marathon. Race through the Marquette County wilderness in a 24K point-to-point race. Skiers can choose between classic or freestyle racing.  Prices vary. 11:55 a.m. Plum Creek Start Line, CR-510. www.noquemanon.com

Noquemanon 15-mile Snowshoe. Runners will snowshoe the last fifteen miles of the Noque trail in this point-to-point race ending near the Superior Dome. Prices vary. 1 p.m. Plum Creek Start Line, CR-510. www.noquemanon.com

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January 27