We try to make sure that events listed here are up to date, but all information shown is subject to change. If you or your organization has an event you’d like to post on the calendar, send us a note here.

Feb
1
Sun
2015
L’Anse Variety of Music Show
Feb 1 all-day

The annual L’Anse Variety of Music Show will be held at the L’Anse School Cafetorium, and will raise money for the L’Anse school music program. Scheduled performers include Chad Borgen, Mike Roberts, Bill Kautto, Bonnie Cotter, Renee Picotte, Ray Hill, Bells on the Bay, John Schmidt, Katie Stanaway, Aaron VanDusen, Laura Augustine, and Todd VanDyke with members of the L’Anse band. $6.00 advance tickets can be purchased at the L’Anse school offices, Java by the Bay, Superior National Bank in L’Anse and Baraga, and the Baraga County Federal Credit Union. Tickets purchased at the door will cost $8.00.

Lift Bridge Closures
Feb 1 all-day

Update provided Monday, January 26th:

15-20 minute closures are expected to begin on Monday, January 26th, and will take place intermittently on weeknights between 7:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The longer, two-hour closures scheduled for the week of January 20th have not yet been rescheduled. These closures will occur between 2:00 and 4:00 am.

– One 11.5-hour closure will take place on March 21st, beginning at 9:00 pm (in case of bad weather, the closing will be moved to March 28th)
– Eight two-hour closures during March and April, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning

For additional information, click here.

Italian Night
Feb 1 @ 3:00 PM – Feb 1 @ 7:00 PM

The Church of the Resurrection will celebrate Italian Night. Enjoy chicken cacciatore, lasagna, stuffed shells, spaghetti, Italian sausage and salad. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, and $8.00 for children. Kids ages five and under eat free. Please purchase your tickets in advance at the parish office (call 482-0215), or at Bruno’s Motors in Hancock. Money raised will support the Steubenville North Youth Pilgramage.

Feb
2
Mon
2015
Lift Bridge Closures
Feb 2 all-day

Update provided Monday, January 26th:

15-20 minute closures are expected to begin on Monday, January 26th, and will take place intermittently on weeknights between 7:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The longer, two-hour closures scheduled for the week of January 20th have not yet been rescheduled. These closures will occur between 2:00 and 4:00 am.

– One 11.5-hour closure will take place on March 21st, beginning at 9:00 pm (in case of bad weather, the closing will be moved to March 28th)
– Eight two-hour closures during March and April, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning

For additional information, click here.

Gentle Exercise
Feb 2 @ 10:30 AM – 10:30 AM

A Gentle Exercise session for Seniors will be held at the Douglass House in Houghton. It’s
free and open to the public. Call 482-3270 for information.

Health Care Assistance
Feb 2 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Staff members from the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center will answer questions and help community members enroll in health insurance on Mondays, January 26th, and February 2nd and 9th. Assistance will also be available for those needing to apply for exemptions to health coverage or other healthcare tax related questions. Anyone with health care questions is encouraged to take part. If you need to enroll in health insurance please bring your photo ID, social security numbers for each person applying for coverage and your total income for 2014. For more information call 370-4075.

Chapter 2 Knitters
Feb 2 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Chapter Two Knitters meet from 2:00-4:00 PM on the first Monday of the month in the Dandelion Cottage Room.

Beginning Finnish Class Begins
Feb 2 @ 5:30 PM – 5:30 PM

This Beginning Finnish class will be taught by Finlandia University Finnish Studies professor Hilary Virtanen. The class will meet for 10 weeks on Mondays, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Martha Wiljanen Community Hall of the FAHC. The class will be open to both new students and those who were enrolled in Dr. Virtanen’s enrichment class in fall 2014.

The cost is $50.00. Though advance registration is strongly encouraged, interested students can register on the first day of class. For more information, call the FAHC at 487-7549.

Anne of Green Gables Auditions @ Schoolcraft Township Office
Feb 2 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Calumet Players will hold auditions for the spring play “Anne of Green Gables” by L.M. Montgomery on February 2, 3,4 and 4 at 6:30 PM at the Schoolcraft Township Office, 226 Front Street, Lake Linden, MI.

The play has parts for 7 males and 9 females some of whice are teenagers. The play will take place at the Calumet theatre on May 21, 22, 23. If you have any questions call Heidi at 482-7242 or by e-mail at hknuuttila@hancock.k12.mi.us.

Calumet Players Auditions
Feb 2 @ 6:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The Calumet Players will present “Anne of Green Gables” at the Calumet Theatre May 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Auditions will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2md, 3rd and 4th, at the Schoolcraft Township Office in Lake Linden.

The play has parts for seven males and nine females, some of which are teenagers. If you have any questions, call Heidi at 482-7242 or hknuttila@hancock.k12.mi.us, or click here.

Feb
3
Tue
2015
Lift Bridge Closures
Feb 3 all-day

Update provided Monday, January 26th:

15-20 minute closures are expected to begin on Monday, January 26th, and will take place intermittently on weeknights between 7:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The longer, two-hour closures scheduled for the week of January 20th have not yet been rescheduled. These closures will occur between 2:00 and 4:00 am.

– One 11.5-hour closure will take place on March 21st, beginning at 9:00 pm (in case of bad weather, the closing will be moved to March 28th)
– Eight two-hour closures during March and April, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning

For additional information, click here.

The CUP: Exploring the Details of One Form Clay Class Final Sign-Up Deadline @ Copper Country Community Arts Center
Feb 3 all-day

The Copper Country Community Arts Center presents “The CUP: Exploring the Details of One Form Clay Class” with Elaine Eikenberry. The class will meet Tuesdays, February 10th, 17th, 24th, March 3rd and 10th at 6:00.

Students will be making drinking vessels while exploring variations of the individual parts: the lip, the belly, the handle, and the foot. There will be wheel throwing demonstrations in class, but experience at the wheel is recommended. Students should be able to wedge, center and throw one pound of clay into a cylinder form.

The fee is $120.00 if registered and paid by January 27th; or $130.00 is registered by the final deadline of February 3rd.

To sign up, call the Copper Country Community Arts Center at 482-2333. For more details, click here.

Gentle Exercise
Feb 3 @ 10:30 AM – 10:30 AM

A Gentle Exercise session for Seniors will be held at the Park Avenue Apartments in Calumet. It’s free and open to the public. Call 482-3270 for information.

Blood Drive – Baraga
Feb 3 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The U.P. Regional Blood Center will hold a blood drive at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. For an appointment, call Polly Manning at 524-3322.

Conversational Finnish Class Begins
Feb 3 @ 6:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Those with a basic knowledge of Finnish might be ready to take Randy Karpinen’s Conversational Finnish class. The class will meet for 10 weeks on Tuesday evenings, beginning February 3rd. The class will meet at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays in the Finnish American Historical Archive reading room, located within the FAHC. Both returning and new students are encouraged to attend.

The cost is $50.00. Though advance registration is strongly encouraged, interested students can register on the first day of class. For more information, call the FAHC at 487-7549.

Planning Commission
Feb 3 @ 6:00 PM – Feb 3 @ 7:00 PM

Planning Commission

Swing Dance Classes Begin
Feb 3 @ 6:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Local dance enthusiast Chuck Hill will offer instruction East Coast swing dance, with other potential instruction in tango and other dances. Lessons will begin at 6:00 pm February 3rd in the Martha Wiljanen Community Hall at the Finnish-American Heritage Center. There will be 10 sessions during the semester.

The cost is $50.00. Though advance registration is strongly encouraged, interested students can register on the first day of class. For more information, call the FAHC at 487-7549.

Calumet Players Auditions
Feb 3 @ 6:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The Calumet Players will present “Anne of Green Gables” at the Calumet Theatre May 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Auditions will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2md, 3rd and 4th, at the Schoolcraft Township Office in Lake Linden.

The play has parts for seven males and nine females, some of which are teenagers. If you have any questions, call Heidi at 482-7242 or hknuttila@hancock.k12.mi.us, or click here.

Feb
4
Wed
2015
Copper Country Radio Amateurs Meeting
Feb 4 all-day

The Copper Country Radio Amateurs Association will meet at the Dollar Bay Fire Hall. Anyone interested in ham radio is invited.

Lift Bridge Closures
Feb 4 all-day

Update provided Monday, January 26th:

15-20 minute closures are expected to begin on Monday, January 26th, and will take place intermittently on weeknights between 7:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The longer, two-hour closures scheduled for the week of January 20th have not yet been rescheduled. These closures will occur between 2:00 and 4:00 am.

– One 11.5-hour closure will take place on March 21st, beginning at 9:00 pm (in case of bad weather, the closing will be moved to March 28th)
– Eight two-hour closures during March and April, between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning

For additional information, click here.

MTU Winter Carnival
Feb 4 all-day

The annual MTU Winter Carnival includes athletic competitions, live entertainment, and the famous snow statues. This year’s Winter Carnival theme is “While Frozen in the Ice and Snow, We Dream of Vacations on Which to Go.”

For scheduling information and full details, click here.

Baraga Chamber of Commerce Meeting
Feb 4 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 AM

The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Baraga County Memorial Hospital Conference Center. All are invited.

Blood Pressure Clinic
Feb 4 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Aspirus Keweenaw Home Health and Hospice will offer a free blood pressure clinic at Shopko in Houghton.

Blood Pressure Clinic
Feb 4 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Aspirus Keweenaw Home Health and Hospice will offer a free blood pressure clinic at the Schoolcraft Township Office in Lake Linden.

CITY OPEN HOUSE at Peter White Library @ Peter White Public Library
Feb 4 @ 4:00 PM – Feb 4 @ 7:00 PM

Community Members are invited to the City of Marquette Annual Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street.

Families and children can look forward to fun giveaways, interactive displays, snacks and the “Watt-A-Meter.”

Meet City Commissioners and staff including:

  • the Canine Unit
  • Firemen
  • the City Manager and City partners
  • Partners include the Downtown Development Authority
  • Board of Light and Power
  • Superior Watershed Partnership
  • Superior Alliance for Independent Living
  • Marquette Brownfield Development
  • Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • and the Peter White Public Library

For more information, call 906-228-0472 or e-mail arts-culture@mqtcty.org.