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.

 

Apr 24 - 26, 2015

20th Annual SSA Superior Dome Soccer Tournament

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Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Phone: 906-362-7612
Apr 25, 2015

35th Annual Norway Spring Classic

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Location: Norway
Phone: 906-774-8071
May 1 - 2, 2015

Dickinson Conservation District Tree, Shrub, and Fruit Sale

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10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds
The Dickinson Conservation District is now accepting orders for their 2015 Tree, Shrub, and Fruit Sale. This sale raises funds for programs at the Dickinson Conservation District, including school field trips, landowner assistance, recycling, and education events. Orders can be placed by mail to 420 N. Hooper St, Kingsford, MI 49802, phone at (906)774-1550 Ext 180, or via the online store at www.dickinsoncd.org/store. Order forms are available at the Dickinson CD office or online at www.dickinsoncd.org. ORDERS ARE DUE BY APRIL 10TH 2015. Pickup dates are as follows:

May 1st- Norway, MI 10am-6pm

Florence, WI 3-6pm

May 2nd- Norway, MI 8am-noon

Florence, WI 8-10am

Coleman, WI 10am-noon
Contact Information: Willa Campbell
Phone: (906) 774-1550
May 2, 2015

Northern Michigan University Commencement 2015

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10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
May 7, 2015

Two Museums Bartender Challenge "Night at the Booz-Eums"

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07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: The Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Local bartenders will use their mixology expertise to create a “signature” drink. This drink will be tasted by attendees at the event and judged by popular vote and your tips decide the winner! Tickets are $50 in advance (available at marquettehistory.org or at the MRHC & UPCM) and $60 at the door. Tickets include 6 tastes and delicious bar food.
Contact Information: Cris Osier
Phone: 906-226-3571
May 8 - 10, 2015

TV6 Mother's Day Craft Show

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Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Phone: 906-202-1978
May 9, 2015

Hermansville Hustle (5K Run & Walk)

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10:00 AM
Location: North Central Elementary School, Hermansville
Phone: 906-399-8775
May 11, 2015

Sweetgrass 3 Man Senior Scramble

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Location: SweetGrass Golf Course, Harris
May 14 - Jun 18, 2015

Bonifas Membership Show

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Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833
May 16, 2015

39th Annual Big Bay Relay

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Location: Marquette to Big Bay
Big Bay Relay. Relay teams from Marquette to Big Bay. In the past the race has brought in 50+ teams comprised of elite runners to a team of friends that just like to get out and have an adventure together. Divisions include: All female, all male and mixed team divisions, as well as a junior division. Race begins at River Sports Complex, Marquette, and ends at Perkins Park, Big Bay.
Contact Information: Nicole DeWald
Phone: 906-235-6861
May 16 - 17, 2015

6th Annual Bay de Noc Kennel Club Dog Agility Trials

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Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
May 16 - 17, 2015

Munising Trout & Salmon Fishing Tournament

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Location: Munising Bay, Munising
Phone: 906-387-3540
May 17, 2015

Michigan Iron Industry Museum-Open House

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12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Open House-White Water in concert, featuring traditional string music from Michigan's immigrant past; light refreshments. Concerts at 1:00pm and 2:30pm, seating is limited.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
May 23, 2015

Bay de Noc Home Run

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09:00 AM
Location: Municipal Dock, Escanaba

The event features a competitive 10 and 5K run, a 5k non-competitive walk and a 200 and 400 meter kid’s dash. The event also features a food tent and a free bounce tent for young kids. This is a family event. All proceeds will be used to help support local agencies and groups focused on caring for homeless individuals. Both the 10k and 5k courses have been professionally measured for USA Track & Field certification and are PR eligible. USAT&F 10k course #MI07005DM and USAT&F 5k course #MI07006DM

Contact Information: Bobbie Stacey
Phone: (906) 786-1477
May 23, 2015

Veteran Tribute Ride

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Location: Iron Mountain
Registration 8am-945am at Riverside Auto, Iron Mountain. Ride starts at Riverside Auto and ends at Veteran's Memorial on top of Pine Mounatain.
May 23, 2015

Wells State Park - Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

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Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Join the Wells State Park crew as they welcome back campers for the 2015 camping season and celebrate Memorial Day weekend! What better way to do both than to sit back and relax at one for your favorite state parks? With a parade in the works and a potluck for all our family and friends, be sure to stop in and bring a dish to pass. Happy Camping!
Phone: 906-863-9747
May 23 - 24, 2015

UPHA Horse Show

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Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Sands Township
Phone: 906-360-7069
May 25, 2015

8th Annual Memorial Day Run/Walk

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09:00 AM
Location: Lion's Club Pavilion, Rapid River
Phone: 906-474-9001
May 25, 2015

Run For Joe 5K

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Location: Lions Club Pavillion, Rapid River
Phone: 906-474-9001
May 29 - 30, 2015

30th Annual Krusin' Klassics Fun Run

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06:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Rib Fest Barbque ribs contest and car parade on Friday for car show participants. Also dance and dinner for car show entrants. Gates to car show open a 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 30th for the 30th Annual Krusin' Klassics Fun Run. Cars, vendors, music, contests for kids, and awards at 4:00. Dance for public at 7:00 until 11:00. Raffle prizes awarded at 10:00 p.m. and someone will win a 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible. Check out the website at krusinklassics.net for full details and to buy raffle tickets online! 50's attire is encouraged.
Contact Information: Terri Belongie
Phone: 906-786-3638
Jun 4, 2015

Delta County Chamber Golf Classic

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Location: Gladstone Golf Course, Gladstone
Phone: 906-786-2192
Jun 5 - 7, 2015

18th Annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Summer Program

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Location: Bay Cliff Health Center, Big Bay
Contact Information: Sharon Pitz
Phone: 906-228-6561
Jun 5 - Jul 26, 2015

8th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition

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Location: DeVos Art Museum - NMU, Marquette
Jun 6, 2015

4th Annual Veteran's Motorcycle Ride - Guardians of Peace

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09:00 AM
Location: Seney
Phone: 906-499-3332
Jun 6, 2015

2nd Annual Iron Range Roll

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Location: Ishpeming to Marquette
The "Iron Range Roll" is a relay/run/bicycle event that celebrates the heritage and recreational culture of Marquette County - all in the name of giving back to our community's youth through the YMCA of Marquette County's "Reach & Rise" youth mentoring program. Along the Iron Ore Heritage Trial from downtown Ishpeming to the iconic Ore Dock in Marquette, recreational and community enthusiasts of all ages will participate in a friendly timed downhill excursion on foot, bicycle, or as part of a relay team*.
Jun 12 - 14, 2015

15th Annual Splash-In on the Bay

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Location: Grand Marais

Grand Marais Pilots Association will host the 15th Annual Splash-in on Grand Marais Bay on behalf of the National Seaplane Pilots Association. Seaplanes from all over the US and Canada are invited to attend this three day festival with arrivals on Friday, activities and competitions throughout the day on Saturday and departures on Sunday morning.
The public is invited to attend this colorful event; get a close up look at the many sea planes, talk with pilots, and enjoy a beautiful day on the beach. Bring lots of suntan lotion and plan to spend Saturday with us.

Phone: 906-494-2700
Jun 13, 2015

Indian Lake Susan Komen BC Awareness Golf Tournament

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 13, 2015

Thomas A Vietzke Memorial Children's Fishing Derby

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09:30 AM
Location: VanCleve Park Yacht Harbor, Gladstone
All children ages 4-14 invited. Free lunch for contestants and families. Must be accompanied by an adult and have their own fishing gear. 50/50 and other adult raffles.
Phone: 906-420-6411
Jun 13, 2015

Wells State Park - "Crafty Campers" Craft Show

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Location: Wells State Park, Cedar River
Looking to hit the craft shows early? Wells State Park has you covered! Whether you are a buyer or a seller, this park has it all. Pitch a tent or a camper and you are in business! Sellers are allowed to bring their arts and crafts right onto their campsite. For those looking for that special item, feel free to stop in and stroll through the campground to browse the amazing and unique selection of items. Each year has an original assortment, so don't miss your chance!
Phone: 906-863-9747
Jun 13, 2015

4th Annual Run for Life

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Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette
Jun 13 - 14, 2015

Pictured Rocks Days

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10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Bayshore Park, Munising
Pictured Rocks Days, June 13 & 14! This year's 3rd Annual Pictured Rocks Days will be Saturday and Sunday, June 13 & 14. We will again be the same days as "Yoopers Ride Free Days" on Pictured Rocks Cruises. There will be vendors, bands, food, outdoor activities, demonstrations and other outdoor shows. The festival will take place at Bayshore Park, overlooking the beautiful bay and the city dock in Munising, MI. Mark this weekend on your calendar for a fun-filled weekend for all ages!
Contact Information: Kathy Reynolds
Phone: 906-387-2138
Jun 15, 2015

Indian Lake Two-Man Golf Scramble

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 19 - 21, 2015

Great Lakes Rodeo

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Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Marquette
Marquette County Fairgrounds, M-553. Watch professional cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, Barn Dance, Vendors, camping and more. Times vary.
Contact Information: Jesie Melchiori
Phone: 906-360-7069
Jun 19 - 21, 2015

Blaney Park Rendezvous Motorcycle Rally

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Location: Blaney Park
Phone: 906-250-1118
Jun 20, 2015

Marquette Mountain Mud Run

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Location: Marquette Mountain, Marquette
Marquette Mountain Mud Run hosted by Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol. 5K of 14 different obstacles over and around Marquette Mountain property.
Phone: 906-225-1155
Jun 20 - 21, 2015

Indian Lake Four-Man Golf Scramble

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 21, 2015

"Iron, Steel and the Automobile" 26th Annual Antique Auto Exhibit

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12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
More than 50-vintage vehicles from the 1910s to 1969; live music by the Bluffs Orchestra (Jazz and Swing); food concession sponsored by Teaching Family Homes.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Jun 26 - 28, 2015

5th Annual Island Resort Championship LPGA Symetra Tour

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Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-GREEN
Jun 27, 2015

11th Annual Manistique Pioneer Days

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10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Park, Manistique

Schoolcraft County Historical Society celebrates Pioneer Day with Vendors, Bake Sale, Tours of the Historic Water Tower, Antique presentations, Local U.P. Authors (TBA), used book sale, & entertainment.

Contact Information: Vonciel LeDuc
Phone: 906-341-5045
Jun 27, 2015

47th Annual Art for All - Iron Mountain

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09:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Bay College West, Iron Mountain
Nearly 60 artists and craftsmen from across the country will exhibit at this juried art show, now in its 46th year. There will be live entertainment all day as well as food and beverage vendors. A hands-on craft area will be available for children and adults. The event, held rain or shine, will offer the chance to win door prizes and it is free to the public.
Jun 27, 2015

9th Annual Munising Bay Arts & Music Festival

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10:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Bayshore Park, Munising

Fine art and crafts: jewelry, painting, metal/wood work, digital...food, and music. Plus food vendors and free music from the pavilion. On the fine shore of Lake Superior, one block off M28 in Munising. Juried show. Plus: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island, boat tours, walking, hiking, camping, biking, birding, eating...!

Contact Information: Kathryn
Phone:
Jun 27 - 28, 2015

Grand Marais Offshore Challenge Fishing Tournament

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Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Jun 28, 2015

2015 NTN Twin Peaks Trail Run

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Location: NTN South Trails Trailhead, M553, Marquette
The single-track of the Marquette South Trails have received accolades from several national publications and this event puts you up and down some of the most beautiful running trail in the Midwest. The highlight for the half marathon course will be the dual summit of Mount Mesnard and Marquette Mountain. The tamer 5KM has less elevation but runners are rewarded with a run down the Carp River Gorge. Tibetan prayer flags, cowbells, and elevation, LOTS of it.
Jun 28, 2015

UP Northwoods Triathlon

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07:30 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Lake Antoine Park, Iron Mountain
Youth Triathlon: Swim 200 Feet, Bike 2 Mi, Run 1/2 Mi Start Time: 11:30AM CST Sprint Triathlon: Swim 500 Meters, Bike 17 Mi, Run 5K Start Time: 8:00AM CST Olympic Distance Triathlon: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 40K Mi, Run 10K Start Time: 7:30AM CST
Phone: 906-774-4076
Jun 28, 2015

39th Annual Pictured Rocks Road Race

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Location: Munising
For both the competitive runner and a those who want to walk the course, this event boasts some of the most beautiful scenery, the Rockin' Awards unique to any race we know of, and a spagetti dinner pre race and pizzas in the park with the aware ceremony. We hope you'll join us! Half Marathon: Ridges, woods, waterfalls, streams, and lake views characterize this unique well-marked course. The route includes hilly paved roads and forested trails. Also included is a run up legendary “Stink Hill.” (Walk part way, if you must!) This challenging course has motivated many runners to return year after year. 5Km: The 5K course traverses a rolling, mostly paved route through downtown Munising and some residential areas. Runners will experience views of Lake Superior, Munising Harbor, and the Pictured Rocks Cruises boat dock as they move through Bay Shore Park.
Contact Information: Ruth Almen
Phone: 906-228-3910
Jul 4, 2015

Manistique Independence Day Celebration

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12:30 PM To 11:30 PM
Location: Manistique

Parade starts on Deer Street traveling through to downtown Cedar Street at 12:30pm. Community Lake Effect Arts- Art & Craft Fair starts at 10:00am-4:00pm at the Manistique Central Park located near the Little Bear West Arena. Fireworks at dusk approximately 10:30.

Contact Information: John Wood
Phone: 906-341-8189
Jul 4, 2015

4th of July Parade & Fireworks - Iron Mountain

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Location: Iron Mountain
Phone: (800) 236-2447
Jul 5 - 11, 2015

2015 Negaunee Pioneer Days

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Location: Negaunee
Alumni Softball, Community Picnic & Fireworks, Music, Old Towne Festival, Parade and more.
Jul 7, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"The Kawbawgam Cases: Native Claims and the Discovery of Iron Ore in the Upper Peninsula" Guest Speaker: Rebecca Mead, Ph.D., Northern Michigan University.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Jul 10 - 11, 2015

26th Annual Manistique Folkfest 2015

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05:30 PM To 12:30 AM
Location: Manistique

Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce 26th Annual Folkfest 2015 is a celebration of life that takes place the 2nd Saturday in July on the main street of Manistique. Art & Craft Booths display their diverse wares over two blocks while the aromas of Multicultural Food Booths tempt the participants down the street. The central stage provides ethnic music & entertainment with the Beer Garden close by. The Children have their own street, which supplies the young with extra fun. Folkfest is truly an event for everyone. Friday night Pet Parade(5:30pm), then Street Dance, Beer Garden, some food vendors until 12:30 am. Saturday starts at 10am opening ceremony, then all day into the evening until 12:30 a.m. Great Fun!

Contact Information: Connie Diller
Phone: 906-341-5010
Jul 14, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"The Ongoing Quest for the Wreck of the Griffon." Dean Anderson, Ph.D., State Archaeologist, Lansing.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Jul 15, 2015

Indian Lake State Savings Bank Two-Woman Golf Scramble

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jul 15 - 19, 2015

Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium

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Location: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Marais
Jul 17 - 19, 2015

Hiawatha Music Festival

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Location: Tourist Park, Marquette

Each years event features traditional-music styles that include bluegrass, old-time, Cajun, Celtic, acoustic blues and folk - including singer/songwriters - and dance. Mainstage acts include nationally known performers as well as regional and local favorites.

Phone: 906-228-8575
Jul 18, 2015

Tri-County Fire Dept Annual Bazaar & Junque Fair

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Location: South of Wetmore
Phone: 906-387-2138
Jul 18 - 19, 2015

3rd Annual Red Earth Classic/Enduro

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Location: Al Quaal Recreation Area, Ishpeming
Come ride the amazing trail-system that has so much to offer! The festival at Al Quaal Recreation Area will be fun for the whole family; complete with a silent auction, kids activities, The Junior Classic Bike Race, Food, music and much more! There is also a short track sprint race on Sunday for the pro racers and a comp class. Come ride the West-End of Marquette county this summer and see all the area has to offer.
Jul 18 - 19, 2015

Bark River Sportsman Off-Road Races

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Location: Bark River International Speedway, Bark River
Jul 21, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"Making Waves: Michigan's Boat-Building Industry, 1865-2000." Guest Speaker: Scott Peters, Michigan Historical Center, Lansing. Book Signing to Follow Program.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Jul 25, 2015

Indian Lake Ken Pond Three-Man Golf Scramble

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jul 25, 2015

Grand Island Trail Marathon & Half Marathon

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Location: Grand Island National Recreation Area
The course follows the perimeter trail of the island counterclockwise up past Murray Bay and Duck Lake. At three miles the course heads eastward into the Tombolo, up into the island's thumb and then back along Trout Bay where runners can enjoy one of the most spectacular stretches of shoreline anywhere in the Great Lakes. Runners then ascend up the eastern cliffs of the island which treat runners to views of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The northern half of the island features 300ft colored Jacobsville sandstone cliffs and the remote and exquisitely beautiful North Beach. The return trail on the island’s western shore features remarkable vistas of Lake Superior. Much of the trail is shaded by lush hardwood forests. Exposed sections (atop cliffs) blanket runners with cool breezes off of Lake Superior. Trail includes single track, two track, and narrow dirt roads.
Jul 25 - 26, 2015

Art on the Rocks

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Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette

This popular annual art show features the works of 200 artists. Art on the Rocks has twice been named in Sunshine Artists Magazine as one of the top 200 shows in the USA.

Contact Information: Cindy Deo
Phone: 906-225-0254
Jul 25 - 26, 2015

Outback Art Fair

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10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Picnic Rocks, Marquette
Phone: 906-869-1395
Jul 27, 2015

Island 2 Man Senior Bestball Scramble

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Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Jul 28, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"Decolonizing Diet Project: A Transformative Relationship with Food One Bite at a Time." Guest Speaker: April Lindala, Director, Center for Native American Studies, Northern Michigan University.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015

Alger County Fair & Chatham Homecoming

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Location: Alger County Fairgrounds, Chatham
Phone: 906-439-5114
Aug 1, 2015

Ishpeming Renaissance Festival & Art Faire

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10:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Location: Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming

A one day event featuring renaissance era costumes, music, entertainment, and food. Also featuring daily living demonstrations as well as combat re-enactments.

Aug 4, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"Marble Arms: A History of the Company and its Innovative Outdoor Products." Guest Speaker: Craig Lauerman, President, Marble Arms, Gladstone.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Aug 7 - 9, 2015

34th Annual Grand Marais Music & Arts Festival

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Location: Grand Marais

Join us for a weekend of great music, all sorts of vendors and crafts, and terrific food!

Phone: 906-494-2447
Aug 8, 2015

Fayette State Park - Fayette Heritage Day

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Location: Fayette Historic Townsite, Garden
This annual event celebrates the "hey-day" of Fayette as a bustling iron smelting company town. Activities for the day include period displays, food, music & a historic Base Ball game 1860's style (yes, you are invited to play!).
Phone: 906-644-2603
Aug 8, 2015

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

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Location: Negaunee to Marquette

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic. 48 mile and 24 mile point-to-point mountain bike race in Marquette.

Contact Information: Nicole DeWald
Phone: 906-235-6861
Aug 8, 2015

Indian Lake Three-Woman Golf Scramble

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Aug 10, 2015

Sweetgrass 3 Woman Scramble

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10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040 ext 2251
Aug 11, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"Michigan's Raptors: Birds of Prey." Guest Speaker: Jerome Maynard, Chocolay Raptor Center, Marquette.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Aug 13 - 15, 2015

12th Annual Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium

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Location: Munising
The biggest paddling event of the year. On Water Instruction - Trips - Clinics/Workshops - Slideshows - Werner Paddles - Oscar Party.
Phone: 906-226-7112
Aug 13 - 16, 2015

Marquette County Fair

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Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Sands
The Marquette County Fair is a fun-filled family event with lots to offer! * Livestock shows,
* 4-H livestock and small animal auction, * Tractor pullls, * Mud drags, * Go cart races, * Horse Shows, * Dog show, * Firemen races, * Antique car show, * Wide variety of concessions, * T.J. Schmidt and Co. Amusements, * Exhibits of hand-crafted and home-grown delights, ...and MUCH more!
Aug 14, 2015

7th Annual Marquette Trail 50K Team Relay

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Location: Marquette

The course consists of a 50 kilometer and 50 mile event. Also, new this year the course will include a loop from the new start-finish area (NTN-Forestville Trailhead) to Tourist Park (the old start-finish area) on new single-track. The course is mostly single-track climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the World, Bareback, and Hogsback outcrops. All the peaks have views of Lake Superior and some of the trail runs along the lake. Most of the trail is easy to moderate running with a few significant climbs and technical areas.
Also new this year is the Ultramarathon Relay - form a team and run the trails Friday before the solo event on Saturday, more details on our website.

Phone: 906-235-6861
Aug 14 - 15, 2015

Iron Mountain Italian Fest

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12:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Annual Italian Fest in downtown Iron Mountain celebrating the local Italian heritage. Activities include childrens inflatables, childrens games, bocce ball, live music, and local Italian food.
Phone: (906) 774-8530
Aug 15, 2015

Tour de Dickinson Bike Ride

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08:00 AM
Location: Pine Mountain, Iron Mountain
A family friendly bike ride with 5 routes to choose from. Food and SAG support provided throughout the route. Your Entry Fee Not Only Gets You The Best Ride You'll Take This Summer, But You Also Get Water - Power/Energy Drinks - Fruit - Breads Hamburgers & Hot Dogs at End of Ride FREE Entry into Iron Mountain's Italian Fest
Phone: 906-774-8305
Aug 15, 2015

4th Annual Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon

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09:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Manistique

City of Manistique Recreation Department is proud to present the 4th Annual Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon. The race will consist of a 400 meter swim in the Quarry, a 15 mile bike ride, and a 5k run. All portions of the race will be within the city limit. All participants who finish will receive a Finisher's Medal. The awards to be presented will be 1st & 2nd place- top male, top female, age groups (by 10 yrs). Teams are encouraged consisting of 2-3 members- all male, all female or both. Come out for the challenge or to cheer on your favorite team or person.

Contact Information: Bill Pohlman
Phone: 906-341-2290
Aug 15, 2015

Friends of Indian Lake State Park Annual Fishing Tournament

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08:00 AM To 05:15 PM
Location: Indian Lake State Park, Manistique
Registration will begin on August 12 at the camp host site with final registration at 8:00 A.M. on August 15th at the tournament headquarters located at the boat launch. $10.00 entry fee ages 15 and over. A short meeting at 7:45 prior to start time along with all boats no matter where they have been launched will be inspected. Trophies to the first place winners in each category, along with prizes for 2nd- 3rd place winners. Each adult will be given a free ticket for a chance at a number of raffle prizes that will be available. There will be a special raffle for the youth division. Each participating youth will receive a free ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased prior to the raffle drawing for the adult raffle. Awarding of Prizes will be at 5:30 P.M.

This tournament is Co- Sponsored by:

RAPID RIVER KNIFEWORKS of Rapid River / BINKS COCA COLA of Escanaba
Contact Information: Ralph Lundquist
Phone: 906-630-2550
Aug 15 - 16, 2015

Bark River Off Road Races - 40th Annual UP Off Road 100

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Location: Bark River International Raceway, Bark River
Aug 17 - 23, 2015

UP State Fair

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Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Aug 18, 2015

Afternoons at the Museum

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02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
"Beer in the Upper Peninsula: A History of Brewing Above the Bridge." Guest Speaker: Russell Magnaghi, Ph.D., Northern Michigan University. Book Signing to Follow Program.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Sep 2 - 7, 2015

Dickinson County Fair

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12:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Sep 5, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 5, 2015

6th Annual Marquette Marathon & Half Marathon

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Location: Ishpeming to Marquette
This is the 6th annual Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Relay along with a kid's race the night before.
Phone: 906-236-2902
Sep 5, 2015

SCCC Motorcycle Show - Manistique

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08:00 AM To 05:30 PM
Location: Manistique

Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce presents the 2015 Motorcycle Show & Poker Run. Sponsored by the Manistique Area Tourist Council. Welcome to ALL motorcycles from everywhere to our County... We are located at the Top of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula...Come join us for an awesome weekend of fun, short ride on Friday night... show your Bike on Saturday,then ride our Poker Run after the show Saturday later afternoon with Drawings, Awards,Door Prizes, Raffles & 50/50 drawings. Trophies will be given in TWO Divisions,Ride-In and Trailered. Classes: Antique, Classic, Stock, Custom. Award for peoples choice, longest distance ridden. For pre-registration call the Chamber for application or register 8am to 10 am morning of event.

Contact Information: Connie Diller
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 5 - 6, 2015

12th Annual Grand Marais Triathlon

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Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Sep 11 - 13, 2015

Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

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12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Come have a spooktacular good time at Van Riper State Park. Enjoy spooky stories, crafts, trick-or-treating, costume contests, and our ever popular haunted trail.
Contact Information: Matena Coron
Phone: 906-339-4461
Sep 12, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 12 - 13, 2015

Indian Lake Couples Golf Tournament

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Sep 18 - 19, 2015

Munising Bay Car Show

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Location: Munising
Friday car cruise around beautiful Alger county on paved roads through several small communities. And the following day Saturday. Our annual car show in down town Munising. There will be vendors , great music, door prizes, show awards and more.
Contact Information: Gary. Bovan
Phone: 906-387-5121
Sep 18 - 20, 2015

Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

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12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Come have a spooktacular good time at Van Riper State Park. Enjoy spooky stories, crafts, trick-or-treating, costume contests, and our ever popular haunted trail.
Contact Information: Matena Coron
Phone: 906-339-4461
Sep 19, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 19, 2015

Au Sable Day 2015

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11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Au Sable Lighthouse, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore announces Au Sable Day, Saturday, September 19, 11 am - 4 pm. The day includes free disabled accessible bus shuttle service to the lighthouse from the lower Hurricane River Campground, tours of the light station and fog signal building, and refreshments.
Visitors riding the free ALTRAN shuttle bus should board at the Hurricane River bridge or lower campground parking lots. Hurricane River Campground is 12 miles west of Grand Marais, MI on Alger County H-58.
The Au Sable Light Station was constructed in 1874, and has shone its light to guide mariners for over 138 years.
Au Sable Day also celebrates Public Lands Day, an annual appreciation of federal lands open to all for a variety of recreation, renewal, and education. Join us for a beautiful fall color day looking out over Lake Superior!

Contact Information: Gregg Bruff
Phone: 906-387-3700
Sep 20, 2015

Delta County Century Ride

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Location: Gladstone High School, Gladstone
Family bike ride that includes routes for all endurance levels; 13km, 40km, 78km, and 100km. Ride includes expert SAG service and great rest stops where the only thing better than the view is the food! Put a team together to build camaraderie.
Phone: 906-786-2192
Sep 25 - 27, 2015

Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

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12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Come have a spooktacular good time at Van Riper State Park. Enjoy spooky stories, crafts, trick-or-treating, costume contests, and our ever popular haunted trail.
Contact Information: Matena Coron
Phone: 906-339-4461
Sep 26, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Oct 3, 2015

"Iron Ore and the Civil War"

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09:30 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Civil War Artillery Encampment featuring military camp life; cannon and small arms demonstrations; cooking demonstrations; period music; children's games and activities. An educational event for the entire family.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Oct 3, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Oct 3, 2015

Fayette Historic State Park - Fall Fest

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Location: Fayette Historic State Park, Garden
Join us for our 10th Annual Fayette Fall Fest! Activities will include hay rides, Halloween style fun, campsite decorating and kid's activities that adults will enjoy, too!! All campers and day visitors are welcome to join in on the fun. This year's theme is "10 years: Going Strong - All Hallows Eve!"
Phone: 906-644-2603
Oct 10, 2015

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Oct 11 - 17, 2015

National Wildlife Refuge Week

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Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 11th to 17th. Visit your National Wildlife Refuge and see what it has to offer. The Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Marshland Wildlife Drive is open from dawn to dusk. The Mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System is to administer a national network of lands and waters for the conservation, management, and where appropriate, restoration of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources and their habitats within the United States for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.
Oct 17, 2015

TV6 Harvest Craft Show

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Location: Kingsford High School, Kingsford
Phone: 906-202-1978
Dec 4 - 6, 2015

TV6 Christmas Craft Show

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Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
This an annual event put on by TV6. All items are hand crafted by each vendor
Phone: 906-202-1978
Dec 31, 2015

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

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11:30 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette
Celebrate the new year and watch the annual ball drop from the Savings Bank Building. Corner of Washington and Front Streets.
Phone: (906) 228-9475
Jan 27, 2017

128th Annual Suicide Hill Ski Tournament

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06:00 PM
Location: Suicide Hill, Ishpeming
Phone: 906-204-0520