Michigan's Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events

Winter, spring summer or fall - you are sure to find something to do in Michigan's Upper Peninsula! Have an event that is not listed on our calendar? You can Add Your Event to our calendar.

This calendar of events has been compiled from information provided to the Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association from local Chambers of Commerce, Tourist Associations and tourist related facilities. Please check local areas for detailed and updated information on dates and locations.

 

Jul 1, 2013 - 2014

1913 Miners' Strike Centennial

Shows & Events
Location: Calumet

The nearly year-long strike by members of the Western Federation of Miners in 1913-14 is one of the most significant events in Copper Country history and also figures critically in national labor struggles of the era. A year long series of events throughout the Keweenaw Peninsula will commemorate the Michigan Copper Miners' Strike 1913-1914 Centennial.

Contact Information: Lindsay Hiltunen
Apr 21 - May 25, 2014

Finlandia University International School of Art & Design 2014 Diploma Works Exhibition

Arts &Theater
Location: Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7500
Apr 25 - 26, 2014

Calumet Players presents: "Strike Parade"

Arts &Theater
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
Apr 25 - 26, 2014

Three Days Grace at Island Resort & Casino

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort and Casino, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Apr 25 - 27, 2014

19th Annual SSA Superior Dome Soccer Tournament

Annual Events
06:30 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Phone: 906-362-7612
Apr 25 - 27, 2014

Players de Noc presents: "Yankee Tavern"

Arts &Theater
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-789-7468
Apr 25 - 27, 2014

26th Annual Spring Fling at The Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

Annual Events
Location: Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

The Observatory welcomes recreational bird watchers from around the world to Whitefish Point during Spring Fling. Birders can expect excellent birding along with opportunities to learn more about avian migration and conservation in the Great Lakes. Attendees will learn from fellow birders, field trip leaders, and guest speakers.

Apr 25 - Aug 30, 2014

Marquette Regional History Center presents: "Are We There Yet?"

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: The Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Wealthy Victorians have been lured to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula seeking a healthy paradise. Visitors and residents have sought both the simple pleasures, like a campfire, as well as adventurous activities, like ski jumping. Re-live the places, past times and the kitsch souvenirs of the UP. Please visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 for more info.
Contact Information: Jessica "Red" Bays
Phone: 906-226-3571
Apr 26, 2014

Concert Choir & conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 26, 2014

Sing Me to Heaven: A Celebration of Sacred Choral Music (Rozsa Center)

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton

Concert Choir and conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers Present Sing Me to Heaven: A Celebration of Sacred Choral MusicThe choirs of Michigan Tech combine to present an evening of sacred music from varied religious traditions.

Apr 26, 2014

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Upper Falls Nature Hike

Outdoor
10:00 AM
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Paradise
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with park naturalist Theresa Neal on a nature hike through the old-growth forest of Tahquamenon's Upper Falls. Learn about some of the threats to Michigan forests, including beech bark disease and emerald ash borer, and what you can do to prevent the next outbreak. The hike will include taking in the view of peak spring flow at the Upper Falls. Finish the afternoon with lunch at the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery, featuring meal specials for hike attendees and homemade brews! THIS PROGRAM MAY BE A SNOWSHOE HIKE DEPENDING ON WEATHER CONDITIONS. Snowshoes will be available to borrow, if needed. Meet at the Upper Falls Fact Shack.
Phone: 906-492-3415
Apr 26, 2014

Bay de Noc Spring Gardening Conference

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Besse Center, Bay College, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-0831
Apr 26, 2014

Old-time Dance!

Recreation
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Inwood Twp Hall, Cooks
Old-Time Dance! Come out for a fun evening of called dances. The music is lively and the people are friendly (it’s good exercise, too!). New dancers welcome. You don’t need to know how to dance and you don’t need to bring a partner. Caller Sue Robishaw. Bring yourself, bring friends, bring comfortable shoes. Dress is casual. Cost is $5 plus potluck snack. Sponsored by Lake Effect Community Arts. For more information go to www.LakeEffectArts.org or call 906-644-2598.
Contact Information: Sue Robishaw
Phone: 906-644-2598
Apr 26, 2014

Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Sale & Poster Show

Music
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: University Center, NMU, Marquette
Marquette's Spring Vinyl Record Sale & Poster Show will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the 1st floor of the University Center at Northern Michigan University. Thousands of vinyl records, compact discs, DVDs, concert posters, movie posters and gig posters will be on sale. For more information, call Ed Johnson at 906-293-5336.



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Contact Information: Jon Teichman Ed Johnson
Phone: 906-293-5336
Apr 26, 2014

34th Annual Norway Spring Classic

Annual Events
Location: Norway
Apr 26, 2014

April Spring?! Farmer's and Artisan's Market

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
Here you will find things LOCALLY HANDGROWN/HANDMADE!Grass-Fed and Organically-Raised Meat, Cabbage, Potatoes, Eggs, Maple Syrup, Polish Fire, Organic Honey, Baked Yummies, Candles, Soap, Body Care Products, Wool, Knitted Goods, Jewelry, Note Cards, Journals, House Wares, Artwork, Children’s Toys, Nuno-Felted and Tie-Dyed Clothing.
Contact Information: Wendy Johnson
Phone: 906-361-5179
Apr 26, 2014

Trout Season Opener

Annual Events
Location: Upper Peninsula Wide
Apr 26, 2014

NMU Dance Concert

Shows & Events
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
Website: www.nmu.edu
Phone: 906-227-1032
Apr 27, 2014

Finlandia University 2014 Commencement

Annual Events
01:30PM
Location: Paavo Nurmi Center, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7348
Apr 28, 2014

Together in Song at Rozsa Center

Music
07:00 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Website: rozsa.mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2073