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August Events of August Calendar

August 19, 2017


Sunrise 6:53 a.m.; Sunset 8:54 p.m.

Big Bay

• Ice Cream and Pie Social. This annual event features sundaes, banana splits, cones, pie ala mode. Church cookbooks and Rada Cutlery available for purchase. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community Presbyterian Church, 312 Bensinger St. 345-9225.


• 8th Annual Moosic and Arts Festival. This annual event features music and works by local artisans. Michigan recreation passport required or $11 per car for Michigan residents; $9 for nonresidents. 12:30 to 9 p.m. Van Riper State Park, 851 CR-AKE. 339-4461.


• U.P. State Fair. Activities include games, rides, crafts, animals and more. Times and prices vary. U.P. State Fairgrounds, 2401 12th Ave N. 786-4011 or www.upstatefair.org


• Dance. The Richie Yurkovich Band will perform. $10. 2 to 6 p.m. VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St. 486-4856.


• 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

• Classic Cars on Third Benefit. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Center. Registration fees to be determined. Registration, 10 a.m. Judging, noon. Third Street between Ohio and Park streets. www.downtownmarquette.org

• 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


• Sands Speedway Racing. Prices vary. 5 p.m. Sands Speedway, address. www.sandsspeedway.com


August 19, 2017