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June 17th Events

June 17, 2017


Sunrise 5:56 a.m.; Sunset 9:45 p.m.

Big Bay

Bio Blitz. Join members of the Yellow Dog Watershed for a rapid biological survey of the Yellow Dog River Community Forest. Register by the 15th. Through the 18th. 3 p.m. Yellow Dog River Bridge, CR-550 to CR-510, turn left onto CR-AAA. www.yellowdogwatershed.org

Town-wide Rummage Sale and Flea Market. Shop for furniture, clothing, household items, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location maps available at Phil’s 550 Store, Cram’s General Store and Big Bay Outfitters. 250-3350.


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

Grand Marais

Splash-In on the Bay. Sea planes from the U.S. and Canada attend this annual event. View the sea planes, talk with pilots and watch as the planes complete different games. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Bayshore Park. www.grandmaraismichigan.com 


PMMF: Opera Scenes. As part of Pine Mountain Music Festival, award-winning opera singers Julie Tabash Kelsheimer, Kelsey Park and Billey Bruley will perform. Prices vary. 7:30 p.m. Rozsa Center, MTU. (877)746-3999 or www.pmmf.org


Walk/Run for the Red, White and Blue. Proceeds from this one-mile walk and 5K run benefit the Ishpeming VFW. Youth 12 and younger, $10; 13 to 17, $15; adults, $20. Registration, 8:30 a.m. Run, 10 a.m. Ishpeming VFW, 310 Bank St. 235-5517.


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


Reading with Zoey. Children are invited to improve their reading skills by reading to Zoey the Great Dane therapy dog. 1 to 3 p.m. Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore, 104 E. Munising Ave. www.fallingrockcafe.com or 387-3008.


Great Lakes Rodeo. Activities include a fun run and obstacle course, team penning, rodeo performance and barn dance. Youth ages 6 to 12, $6; seniors, $8; adults, $12. 8 a.m. to midnight. Marquette County Fairgrounds, 715 M-553. www.greatlakesrodeo.com


June 17, 2017