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• The Henry Ford Alberta Village Museum. This converted sawmill village, built in 1935, houses artifacts of the period and information about Henry Ford’s vision of a self-sufficient community. There is a gift shop and video library with interviews of residents of Alberta in the 1930s. Youth twelve and younger, free; adults, $5. Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. U.S.-41, south of L’Anse in the Michigan Tech Forestry Center Complex. 524-6181 or www.fordcenter.mtu.edu
• Baraga County Historical Society Museum. Displays highlight significant events that have contributed to the history of the county. Youth twelve and younger, free; teens, $1; adults, $2. Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. U.S.-41. www.baragacountyhistoricalmuseum.com
• Big Bay Lighthouse. The grounds of the 1896 lighthouse are open year-round. 3 Lighthouse Road. 345-9957.
• Calumet Theatre. Both self-guided and guided tours of this historic theatre built in 1900 are available. Self-guided tours: youth two and younger, free; three to fifteen, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth two and younger, free; three to fifteen, $3; adults, $6. Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5:00 p.m. and by appointment. 340 Sixth Street. 337-2610 or www.calumettheatre.com
• Coppertown USA Mining Museum. The Keweenaw Peninsula is the site of the first mineral rush in the United States and the museum traces the evolution of miners with a series of exhibits designed for the family. Youth five and younger, free; six to fifteen, $2; adults, $4. Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 25815 Red Jacket Road. 337-4354 or www.keweenawheritagesites.org
• International Frisbee Hall of Fame and Museum. Learn about the history of Guts Frisbee. Days and hours vary. Open when events are held. Second floor ballroom, Calumet Colosseum, Red Jacket Road. 281-7625.
• Iron County Historical Museum. This complex is the U.P.’s largest outdoor museum. Twenty-six buildings represent the industries of lumber, mining and transportation and include a homestead, cultural center and art complex. Youth four and younger, free; five to eighteen, $5; seniors, $7; adults, $8. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Off M-189 or two miles off U.S.-2 at Iron River. 265-2617 or www.ironcountyhistoricalmuseum.org
• Central Mine and Village. This community was once home to 1,200 people and was one of the most prosperous mines in the Keweenaw. The Keweenaw Historical Society maintains a visitor center and several exhibits about the area’s families, homes, schools and churches. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m. U.S.-41, five miles east of Phoenix. 289-4990 or www.keweenawhistory.org
• Chassell Heritage Center and Museum. Featured displays include a timeline exhibit that depicts and interprets the lives and times of Chassell residents from the beginning until World War II and a vintage clothing exhibit maintained by the Friends of Fashion. Closes August 30. Tuesdays, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Thursdays, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 42373 Hancock Street. 523-1155.
• Fort Wilkins State Park. Built in 1844, this fort is a well-preserved, nineteenth-century military post and lighthouse complex. Through museum exhibits, audio-visual programs and costumed interpretation, visitors can explore the daily routine of military service, experience the hardships of frontier isolation and discover another era. Park store, bookstore, concession stand and campsites are on site. $6 per car, per day for Michigan residents, $8 for nonresidents. U.S.-41 (one mile east of Copper Harbor). 8:00 a.m. to dusk. 289-4215.
• Covington Historical Museum. The museum houses exhibits, photographs and artifacts focusing on the life of early Finnish residents of Covington Township. Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Center Street. 335-2573.
• Harbour House Museum. A variety of displays located in this turn-of-the-century home depict logging and mining, the two industries that created Crystal Falls. Adults, $2; families, $5. Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 17 North Fourth Street. 875-4341.
• Delaware Copper Mine. This authentic copper mine operated from 1847 to 1887. The tour takes visitors to the first level at 110 feet, where they can see veins of copper exposed in the walls of the mine. A deer pen and museum also is on site. Youth five and younger, free; youth six to twelve, $5; thirteen and older, $10. Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. U.S.-41, twelve miles south of Copper Harbor. 289-4688 or www.delawarecopperminetours.com
• Delta County Historical Society Archives. Written documents and pictures depict Delta County history. Information is available on early settlements, railroads, lighthouses, business and industry, churches and schools. Daily, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sand Point (at the end of Ludington Street). 789-6790.
• Sand Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse has been restored to the way it looked when first built in 1867. Interior rooms contain nineteenth-century furnishings and photographs, books, newspaper articles and other memorabilia of the lighthouse. Visitors can climb the tower. $2. Admission includes lighthouse and museum. Daily, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sand Point (end of Ludington Street). 789-6790.
• Fayette Historic Townsite. This site was once one of the Upper Peninsula’s most productive iron-smelting operations. A town of nearly 500 residents grew up around two blast furnaces, a large dock and several charcoal kilns. It now includes a visitor center, museum exhibits, a twenty-six station walking tour and a scale model of the original townsite. $6 per car, per day for Michigan residents, $8 for nonresidents. Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 13700 13.25 Lane. 644-2603.
• Gitchee Gumee Agate and History Museum. The museum contains a variety of rock, mineral and agate displays, as well as histories of Grand Marais and the logging and fishing industries. Saturday, noon to 7:00 p.m. Sunday through Friday, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. E21739 Brazel Street, west of Main Street. 494-2590 or www.agatelady.com
• Lightkeepers House Museum. Visitors will receive a hands-on experience of what daily life was like more than 100 years ago. The museum shows the role played by the lightkeeper to bring ships safely in and out of the then-busy harbor and features an exhibit about William Donahey, author/illustrator of the Teenie Weenie stories, and the Pickle Barrel House. Daily, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Coast Guard Point. www.grandmaraismichigan.com
• Pickle Barrel House Museum. William and Mary Donahey built this summer cottage in 1926. The cottage has been restored and contains a living area, pantry, kitchen and bedroom. Daily, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Corner of Lake Avenue and Randolph Street. www.grandmaraismichigan.com
• Adventure Mining Company. The Adventure Copper Mine opened in 1850 and remains one of the best-preserved sites of its time. Although the mine closed in 1920, many of the shafts are still open for touring. Tours range from surface walking tours to underground rappelling down a mine shaft. Tours prices vary beginning with youth six and younger, free; seven to twelve, $7; thirteen and older, $12.50. Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Twelve miles east of Ontonagon, off of M-38. 883-3371 or www.adventuremine.com
• Seul Choix Lighthouse. The site houses a collection of maritime and historical items and displays. The tower is seventy-eight feet tall and still houses a working light. Visitors can tour the lightkeepers’ home, fog signal building and newly restored boathouse, see a movie in the thirty-seat theater and browse in the expanded gift shop. Free to tour the grounds, $2 per person to climb the tower. Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Off U.S.-2 (follow the signs). 283-3317.
• Forsyth Township Historical Society Museum. Exhibits, photographs, maps and artifacts attesting to the rich mining history of Gwinn and the surrounding areas of Austin, Princeton, New Swanzy and Little Lake. Days and hours vary. Second floor, Township Office Building, 108 North Pine Street.
• Quincy Mine Hoist and Underground Mine. There are two options for touring the site. On both the surface tour and the full tour, visitors will see the museum, inside the No. 2 Shaft House and the Nordberg Steam Hoist and ride the cog rail tram car to the mine entrance. On the full tour, visitors will take a tractor-pulled wagon into the mine, seven levels underground. Youth five and younger, free; six to twelve, $8; thirteen and older, $15. Daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and tours by reserve. 482-3101 or www.quincymine.com
• Historical IXL Museum. Information is available on the history of the town, which rose out of the timber era. The building, once the office of the Wisconsin Land and Lumber Company, was erected in 1881 and 1882 and stands essentially as it did when it was built. Youth ten and younger, free; students, $1; adults, $2. Daily, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. W5561 River Street. 498-2498 or 498-7724.
• A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum. View the largest collection of minerals from the Great Lakes region and the world’s finest collection of Michigan minerals. Exhibits educate visitors on how minerals are formed, fluorescent minerals and minerals from around the world. Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 1404 East Sharon Avenue. 487-2572 or www.museum.mtu.edu
• Dee Stadium/Amphidrome Heritage Center. The center holds the area’s largest collection of historical photos and artifacts. Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 700 Lakeshore Drive. www.cityofhoughton.com
• MTU Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections. Features a variety of historical memorabilia highlighting life in the Copper Country. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lower level of the J.R. Van Pelt Library, MTU. 487-3209.
• Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum. Tour historical grounds and see mining artifacts, photographs and equipment. View historical and unique obelisk head frames and the only Koeppe Hoist System in the United States. Other items of interest include a 170-ton ore truck, a blacksmith shop, mineral displays from the fifty-year-old Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club and displays and information from the Ishpeming Historical Society and the Marquette County Genealogical Society. Youth twelve and younger, free; thirteen to eighteen, $2; adults, $5. Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 501 West Euclid Street, two blocks south of US-41 on Lakeshore Drive. 485-1882.
• Ishpeming Area Historical Society Museum. View exhibits, photographs and memorabilia from the Ishpeming area. Youth eleven and younger, free; twelve to seventeen, $3; adults, $9. Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Located inside Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, 501 West Euclid Street. 485-1882.
• U.S. National Ski Hall & Snowboard Hall of Fame & Museum. The museum features more than 300 Hall of Fame inductees, presented in photographs and biographies, and displays and exhibits of skiing history and equipment, an extensive library, video show, gift shop, special events and more. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. U.S.-41 and Third Street. 485-6323 or www.skihall.com
• K.I. Sawyer Air Heritage Museum. The museum promotes and preserves the aviation history the air base brought to the area. Air Force-related materials are on display, including photographs, flags, medals and more. Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 402 Third Street. 362-3531 or www.kishamuseum.org
• Houghton County Historical Museum. The museum features exhibits that tell the story of how copper ore was milled and smelted in the largest copper mill in the world. Other displays include an outdoor collection of antique heavy equipment, wagons, buggies, blacksmithing equipment, the Copperland Copper Art Center and the Copper Country Heritage Railroad Center. Youth five and younger, $1; students and seniors, $3; adults, $5. Hours vary. 53102 M-26. 296-4121. www.houghtonhistory.org
• Laurium Manor Inn. Self-guided tours are available of this forty-five-room mansion built in 1908. Youth four and younger, free; students, $3; adults, $5. Daily, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 320 Tamarack Street. 337-2549 or www.lauriummanorinn.com
• Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center.
- Scattered to the Winds: The Vanished Community of Cable’s Bay and Beaver Island, featuring artifacts and exploring the history and mystery of Beaver Island, will be on display through September 1.
Three separate collections focus on cultural artifacts relating to ethnic, religious and social diversity in the U.P. Monday through Thursday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Room 105, Cohodas Building, NMU. 227-1219 or www.nmu.edu/beaumier
• Marquette Maritime Museum. The museum collects, preserves and presents maritime history. Many exhibits and guided tours of the lighthouse grounds are offered. Museum or lighthouse tour: $3 for children younger than twelve, $4 for adults. Both tours: $5 for children younger than twelve, $7 for adults. Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 300 Lakeshore Boulevard. 226-2006 or www.mqtmaritimemuseum.com
• Marquette Regional History Center.
- One World to Another: The History of the Canoe, featuring handcrafted vessels from the height of recreational canoeing in the early 1900s, will be on display through September 1. Explore the canoe’s vital role for thousands of years. All-wood and wood-canvas canoes are displayed.
Discover how land, industries and people shared the communities and culture of the Upper Peninsula. The museum includes interactive displays as well as regional history exhibits. Youth twelve and younger, $2; thirteen to eighteen, $3; seniors, $6; adults, $7. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 145 West Spring Street. 226-3571 or www.marquettehistory.org
• Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. A variety of interactive exhibits offer learning through investigation and creativity. Youth younger than two, free; three and older, $5. Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m. 123 West Baraga Avenue. 226-3911 or www.upcmkids.org
• West Shore Fishing Museum. Experience the life of an early twentieth century family. Tour the home, view the gardens and see exhibits of fishing tools and practices of pioneer commercial fishermen and Native Americans on the west shore of Green Bay. The beach area includes a display of Great Lakes boats used in the commercial fishing industry. Open through September 2. Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Fifteen miles north of Menominee or eight miles south of Cedar River, M-35. Turn at Bailey Point entrance. 863-9716.
• Michigamme Museum. Featuring original writings, photographs and a 1959 video of the filming of the movie Anatomy of a Murder. The museum has a collection of more than 135 years of history. Daily. Noon to 5:00 p.m. 110 West Main Street, across from the post office. 323-6608.
• Alger County Historical Society Heritage Center. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 3:00 p.m. 1496 Washington Street. 387-4308.
• Michigan Iron Industry Museum. In the forested ravines of the Marquette Iron Range, the museum overlooks the Carp River and the site of the first iron forge in the Lake Superior Region. Museum exhibits, audio-visual programs and outdoor interpretive paths depict the large-scale capital and human investment that made Michigan an industrial leader. The museum is one of ten museums and historic sites administered by the Michigan Historical Center. Daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 73 Forge Road. 475-7857.
• Negaunee Historical Society Museum. Visitors can enjoy a variety of exhibits related to the history of Negaunee, including mining, sports, military, Native American, railroad and household displays. Youth, $1; adults, $3; families, $10. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 303 East Main Street. 475-4614.
• Ontonagon County Historical Society Museum. Ontonagon-area exhibits include an exact replica of the Ontonagon boulder. Youth fourteen and younger, free; adults, $3. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 422 River Street. 884-6165.
• Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Park rangers lead visitors through interpretive programs and to numerous historic and scenic sites. The visitor center houses a museum. $6 per car, per day for Michigan residents, $8 for nonresidents. Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 4125 Boundary Road. 885-5275.
• Hanka Homestead. This homestead encompasses forty acres, where visitors can tour the family home, barns, hen house, granary, blacksmith shop, sauna, root cellar and milk house. The farm was occupied for seventy years by the Hanka family, and reached its most productive time in the 1920s. Free for youth twelve and younger, $3 for adults. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. Hanka Road. 338-2650 or 353-6239.
• Historic One-Room Schoolhouse. Sit at the desks that the students used, ring the bell and see the horse-drawn school bus. Sundays and holidays, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Corner of Pelkie and Mantila roads. firstname.lastname@example.org
• Bammert Blacksmith Shop. The buildings’ exterior and interior have been restored and display the shop and equipment as they were at the end of the nineteenth century. Daily, noon to 5:00 p.m. M-26. www.keweenawhistory.org
• Phoenix Church. The church was originally built as St. Mary’s Church in 1858 to serve Catholic residents of the nearby community of Cliff, the scene of the area’s first major copper discovery. In 1899, the church was dismantled and reassembled in Phoenix, where it was renamed Church of the Assumption. It closed in 1957. The church now has been repaired and restored and appears as it did a century ago. Daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. U.S.-41 at the junction of M-26 to Eagle River. www.keweenawhistory.org
• The Pascoe House Museum. This vintage home museum features a variety of historical displays. Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment. 114 Cedar Street, South Republic. 376-2335.
• Old Victoria. Guided tours are available of this historic log cabin complex that was home to early copper miners. Four restored buildings and a visitor center are open. Youth younger than five, free; five to twelve, $2; adults, $5. Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Victoria Dam Road, four miles southwest of U.S.-45. 886-2617.
• Rockland Historical Society Museum. A variety of displays depict Victoria Dam and the area’s rich pioneering history. A featured exhibit tells the story of Michigan’s first telephone system which began in Rockland. Daily, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. U.S.-45. 886-2821.
• Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The 95,212-acre federal refuge is home to more than 200 species of birds and a variety of mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish and invertebrates. Visitors can enjoy wildlife-oriented activities such as hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, guided interpretive programs and environmental education programs. Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 1674 Refuge Entrance Road, two miles north of Germfask, five miles south of Seney. M-77. 586-9851.
• Arvon Township Historical Society Museum. The museum is located in the former parsonage of the oldest Zion Lutheran Church in Michigan, built in 1909. It features displays and artifacts dating from 1871 to the early 1900s. Thirteen miles from L’Anse on Skanee Road. Call for an appointment. 524-4942.
• Copper Range Historical Society and Museum. The site features materials pertaining to copper mining and life during the copper mining boom in the area. It also includes the heritage of the surrounding communities of Atlantic Mine, South Range, Baltic, Trimountain, Painesdale, Winona, Toivola, Donken, Redridge, Beacon Hill, Edgemere and Freda. Members, children and group tours, free; adults, $1. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 3:00 p.m. 44 Trimountain Avenue M-26. 482-61254 or www.keweenawheritagesites.org
• Wakefield Museum. This turn-of-the-century home features two floors of exhibits depicting life when mining and logging were the basis of the area’s economy. Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. CDT. 306 Sunday Lake Street. 224-8151. Top
• Gallery 325.
- Works by Bryan Welsh will be on display August 3 through 31, with a public reception at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd.
Thursday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to noon. Also by appointment. 315 McGillan Street. 355-2578.
• Copper Country Associated Artists Studio/Gallery. Works by members and workshop participants in watercolor and oil, drawings, photography, sculpture, quilting, wood, textile, clay, glass and other media. Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 205 Fifth Street. 337-1252.
• Gallerie Boheme.
- Featuring paintings by Margo McCafferty and bronze sculptures by Kenneth M. Thompson, will be on display through August 31, with a public reception at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd.
Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 426 Fifth Street. 337-2200.
• Vertin Gallery. Works in clay, fiber, painting, glass, metal and wood by more than 100 artists from Michigan and the Midwest.
Monday through Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m. 220 Sixth Street. 337-2200 or www.vertingallery.com
• Ziyad & Company Art Gallery.
- Plenty of Window, featuring works by Jack Oyler, will be on display August 3 through September 4, with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd.
Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 109 Fifth Street. 337-5970.
• Giovanelli Studio Gallery. View the home and studio of Brandon Giovanelli. The home features examples of Renaissance and Baroque style art. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Iron County Museum, two miles south of Iron River on M-189, Museum Road. 265-2617 or www.ironcountyhistoricalmuseum.org
• Lee LeBlanc Memorial Gallery. View works by Iron County wildlife artist Lee LeBlanc. More than thirty originals, prints and miscellaneous works in one of the largest collections of wildlife art can be viewed. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Iron County Museum, two miles south of Iron River on M-189, Museum Road. 265-2617 or www.ironcountyhistoricalmuseum.org
• Besse Center Art Gallery. Works by Joann Biallas-Leffel, Ingrid Blixt-Cline, Ryan Brayak, Jens Carstensen, Michele Dugree, Meegan Flannery, Al Hansen, John Hubbard, Carol Irving, K. Carlton Johnson, Joyce Koskenmaki, John Lundeen, Ed and Julie Risak, Dennis Staffne, Dale Wedig and others. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Besse Center, Bay de Noc Community College, 2001 North Lincoln Road. 786-5802.
• East Ludington Art Gallery. Works by local artists. Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 1007 Ludington Street. 786-0300.
• Hartwig Gallery Bay College Art Gallery.
- Acquisitions: 2011 – 2012, featuring works by Robert Addison, Mara Manning, Robert Huebel and others, will be on display through August 15.
Works by Jay Bavers, Barry Bernstein, Joann Biallas-Leffel, K. Carlton Johnson, Mara Manning and Dale Wedig. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Room 248, Catherine Bonifas Building, Bay de Noc Community College, 2001 North Lincoln Road. 786-5802.
• William Bonifas Fine Arts Gallery.
- Gladstone Art Group Show will be on display through August 20.
- Michigan Watercolor Society Show will be on display through August 23.
- PHOTO Centric: Focus on Your World, a juried show of U.P. original works, will be on display August 30 through September 20, with a public reception at 7:00 p.m. on the 30th.
- ArtyFacts, featuring works by Joann Biallas Leffel, will be on display August 29 through September 18.
Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 700 First Avenue South. 786-3833.
• Finlandia University Gallery.
- Lovescape, featuring works by Saya Woolfalk, will be on display August 8 through September 13, with a public reception at 7:00 p.m. on September 6.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4:00 p.m. 435 Quincy Street. 487-7500.
• Kerredge Gallery.
- Featuring works from the Minnesota Center of Book Art will be on display through August 31.
Works by local and regional artists. Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy Street. 482-2333.
• Reflection Gallery.
- The After Show, featuring works by Finlandia ISAD students, will be on display through August 23.
Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Second floor, Jutila Center, 200 Michigan Street. 487-7225.
• Youth Gallery. Works by local students. Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy Street. 482-2333.
• ArtWorks. Works by local and regional artists. Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 627 South Stephenson Avenue. 774-1540 or www.artworksup.com
• Artisan’s Gallery. Works by U.P. artists and artisans. Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. U.S.-41 (east of Burger King). 485-1194.
• Picture This Gallery. Featuring local art and hands-on arts and crafts for all ages. Saturday, noon to 4:00 p.m. or by chance. 115 Cleveland Avenue. 486-4540.
• Yarns and Threads. Works by local textile artists. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment. 332 Calumet Street. 296-9568.
• Art—U.P. Style. Art by Carol Papaleo, works by local artists, gifts, classes and more. Monday, Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 130 West Washington Street. 226-6154.
• DeVos Art Museum.
- What’s Old is Contemporary: Selections from the Permanent Art Collection, featuring painting, illustration, photography, ceramics and animation from a range of periods, will be on display through August 19.
- North of the 45th Parallel: Annual Upper Midwest Juried Art Exhibition, featuring works by various artists, will be on display through August 5.
- UP Focus, featuring works by John Lundeen and Theresa Smith, will be on display August 17 through September 14, with a public reception at 6:00 p.m. on September 14.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, noon to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. NMU. 227-1481 or www.nmu.edu/devos
• Éclectique Art Studio and Gallery. Watercolor, oil and mixed media by Catherine Brunet; Native American art and silk paintings by Sherri Aldred; and boiled wool hats by Louise Anderson are on display. Monday through Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment. Second floor, 147 West Washington Street. 226-6649.
• Gallery West. Works by Sue Acocks, Catherine Brunet, Riccardo Capraro, Ted Carland, Gary Christensen, Kathleen Conover, Verna Depro, Nita Engle, Paul Grant, Cynthia Golisek Kustin, Debra Golisek LaPlant, Chrys Levesque, Floyd Luke, Diana Magnuson, Phyllis Northup, Cat Preston, Jim Timmons, Michele Tuccini and Steve Uren. Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Upstairs of Ben Franklin, 100 Coles Drive. 226-9613.
• Huron Mountain Club Gallery.
- Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century, a traveling exhibit from the Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota, will be on display August 1 through September 29.
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Main level, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. 228-7434.
• Kline Gallery. Featuring fine contemporary artwork by Marquette artists Jill L. Kline and G. Buyea. Open by appointment or chance. 1109 North Third Street. 226-4030.
• Marquette Arts & Culture Center.
- III + I = ART, featuring paintings by Mary Ann Beckwith, Kathleen Conover and Kathleen Mooney, along with jewelry by Amy Conover, will be on display through August 28, with a public reception at 6:00 p.m. on August 2.
Monday through Thursday, 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Lower level, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. 228-0472.
• Oasis Gallery. Works by local and regional artists. Wednesday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Suite U7, Masonic Mall, 130 West Washington Street. 225-1377 or www.oasisgallery.com
• The Silver Crow Jewelry Store and Art Gallery. Works by local and regional artists in all media. The area’s largest selection of sterling silver jewelry and gifts from around the world. Monday through Thursday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 201 South Front Street. 228-0518.
• The Studio Gallery. Featuring works by Kathleen Conover, Mary Ann Beckwith and Kathleen Mooney. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and by chance and appointment. 360-0596.
• Wolfe Design. U.P.-inspired works by local artists. By appointment. 501 Lakeshore Boulevard. 226-3730.
• Zero Degrees Artist Gallery. Works by forty local artists include oils, watercolors, mixed media, jewelry, photography, metals, woods, recycled and fiber arts and much more. Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 6:00 p.m. 525 Third Street. 228-3058.
• Michigamme Moonshine Art Gallery.
- Echoes of the North, featuring new works by Jens T. Carstensen, will be on display July 11 through August 11, with a public reception at 2:00 p.m. on the 15th.
- Manifestations of Light, featuring watercolor paintings by Bill Hamilton, will be on display August 15 through September 15, with a public reception at 2:00 p.m. on August 19.
Works by more than forty artists and authors, including Mary Ann Beckwith, Dale Wedig, Pat Butler, Thomas Cappuccio, Ted Carland, K. Carlton Johnson, Jens Carstensen, Meegan Flannery, Christine Flavin, Helga Flower, Bob Foster, John French, Ed Gray, Maureen Bergquist Gray, Bill Hamilton, Susan Hardiman, Patricia A. Hicks Ruiz, Nan Hoeting-Payne, Marc Homant, Jeff Johnston, Bryan Kastar, Sharon Kennedy, Connie Kerkove, Paula Kiesling, Janet F. Koenig, Michael LaTulip, Tom Larson, Kathy Lenten, Troy Lichthardt, Ron Lukey, Joanne McCoy, Kathrine M. Savu, Earl Senchuk, Lynn and Darlene Southward, Laura Stahl Maze, Francis Valela, Craig Weatherby and Emil Weddige. Wednesday through Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays by appointment. 136 Main Street. 323-6546.
• Open Wings. This working pottery studio and gallery features works by regional artists. Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, by chance or appointment. 318 West Munising Avenue. 387-5070.
• The adhocWORKshop. Owner Ritch Branstrom creates sculptures with found objects inspired by the land in which the objects were found. By appointment or chance. 7852 U.S.-2. 339-1572 or www.adhocworkshop.com
• Art and Garden Gallery. Revolving displays of local artists and the work of owner Ginnie Cappaert. Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. W4363 G-12 Road. 753-4754. Top
Establishments which regularly display artwork
• Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Handmade knives and sheaths, as well as the work of thirty juried artists. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or by appointment and chance. Follow Bark River sign, seven miles. 466-2276.
• Einerlei. Local jewelry and art, kitchen items, gardening and plants, greeting cards and other specialty items also are available. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 42021 Willson Memorial Drive. 523-4612 or www.einerlei.com
• U.P.-Made Artist Market. Works by U.P. artists including art, photography, rugs, turned wooden bowls, paintings, garden crafts, quilts, cabin accessories and more will be on display and available for purchase. Thursday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. School Road. 355-2727 or www.upmadeartistmarket.com
• Frame Crafters Gallery. Works by U.P. and national artists. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 2430 Ludington Street. 786-4050.
• Keweenaw Brewing Company. Works by Ritch Branstrom, Sue Jarvi, Adam Johnson and Megan Lang. Monday through Wednesday, 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 8:00 p.m. 408 Shelden Avenue. 482-5596.
• Art of Framing. Works by local and regional artists. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 149 West Washington Street. 228-7719.
• Babycakes Muffin Co. Works by local and regional artists. Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 223 West Washington Street. 226-7744.
• Donckers Candies and Gifts. Works by local and regional artists. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m. 137 West Washington Street. 226-6110.
• Flowerworks. Works by Michael La Tulip, Jim Anderson, Judy Saroski, Cindy Baker and others. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 1007 North Third Street. 273-1335 or www.flowerworksmqt.com
• MacDonalds Music Store. Folk art by Todd Carter will be on display. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 601 North Third Street. 226-7621.
• Marquette Baking Company. Works by Michele Rosevear will be on display through September 30. Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 117 West Baraga Avenue. www.marquettebaking.com
• Moonstone Gallery. Rocks and crystals, gemstone jewelry and things made of natural materials. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 4:00 p.m. 106 West Washington Street. 225-0339.
• Superior View/Views of the Past. Historic photography and art by local artists. Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 156 West Washington Street. 225-1952.
• Sweet Water Café. Wood sculptures by Justin Savu and silk scarves and paintings by Sherri Loonsfoot-Aldred will be on display through September 11. Monday and Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 517 North Third Street. 226-7009 or www.sweetwatercafe.org
• The Vierling. Antique oil paintings, steel engravings, prints and maps. Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 119 South Front Street. 228-3533.
• Falling Rock Café and Bookstore. Works by local artists in a variety of media. Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 104 East Munising Avenue. 387-3008.
• Midtown Bakery and Café. Works by Tim Flannery. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 317 Iron Street. 475-0064. Top
• Adult Children of Alcoholics—Marquette. This group is open to those interested in learning about recovery from dysfunctional or alcoholic families. Sunday and Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 North Front Street. Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 South Front Street. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 West Fair Avenue. 273-0396.
• Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. Monday through Saturday, noon and 8:00 p.m. Sunday, 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. 1202 South Front Street, Southgate Plaza, Marquette.
• Alcoholics Anonymous. Meetings throughout Marquette County, open daily, at many locations and times. Twenty-four-hour answering service, 249-4430 or www.aa-marquettecounty.org
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Gwinn. Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 North Maple Street. Thursday, 8:00 p.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church, 310 West Iron Street.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—K.I. Sawyer. Friday, 8:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer.
• Alcoholics Anonymous—Palmer. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Catholic Church, 201 Nicholas Avenue
.• American Legacy Foundation. Smoking quit line for expectant mothers and cessation information for women. (800)668-8278.
• Bereavement Lunch Support Group Keweenaw Home Nursing and Hospice. August 10. Noon. Upper Deck Restaurant, Ramada Inn, 99 Navy Street, Houghton.
• Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Checks. Cholesterol checks are $5. Call for Marquette County schedule. 225-4545.
• Camp New Day. This group is for children of the incarcerated. August 27. 6:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 East Ridge Street, Marquette. 226-2912.
• Caregiver Support Group—Gwinn. August 20. 1:00 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 North Maple Street. 346-9862.
• Caregiver Support Group—Ishpeming. August 1. 1:30 p.m. Ishpeming Senior Center, 320 South Pine Street. 228-3910.
• Caregiver Support Group—Negaunee. August 22. 9:30 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street. 475-6226.
• Celiac Disease Support Group. Call Elise for details. 346-7544.
• Compassionate Friends. This group offers support to families who have experienced the death of a child. August 14. 7:00 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 West Fair Avenue, Marquette. 249-1948.
• Diabetic Support Group—Gwinn. August 13. 7:00 p.m. Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 North Maple Street. 346-7535.
• DivorceCare—Ishpeming. This non-denominational group is for people who are separated or divorced. New members are welcome. Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. Good News Assembly of God Church, U.S.-41 East. 475-9620 or www.goodnewsup.net
• DivorceCare—Marquette. Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. New members welcome. Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 West Fair Avenue. 228-9883.
• Grief Support Group—Ishpeming. This non-denominational group is for people dealing with grief and loss. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Good News Assembly of God Church, U.S.-41 East. 485-5561 or www.goodnewsup.net
• Grief Support Group—Marquette. People dealing with grief and loss are encouraged to attend. Individual grief counseling is available. First and third Wednesday of the month. 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Lake Superior Hospice, 914 West Baraga Avenue. 225-7760.
• iCanQuit. Smokers are invited to learn more about quitting with the help of a quitting coach. (800)480-7848.
• Lake Superior Hospice Bereavement Luncheon. Individuals dealing with grief and loss issues are encouraged to attend. Second Tuesday each month. Noon. Wahlstrom’s Restaurant, 5043 U.S.-41 South, Marquette. 225-7760.
• Marquette Area Autism Support Group. August 12. 1:00 p.m. Lions Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. http://marquetteasdsupport.blogspot.com
• Marquette Area Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group. Last Tuesday of the month. 2:00 p.m. Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. 226-2212.
• Marquette County Tobacco Prevention Coalition. This group offers free smoking cessation materials. 315-2614 or www.smokefreeup.org
• Marquette County Twelve-Step Support Group Meetings. Days, times and locations vary throughout Marquette County. 361-3160 or email@example.com
• MOMS Club of Marquette County (Moms Offering Moms Support). This international support group is for mothers who choose to stay at home and raise their children. 226-2922, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.momsclub.org
• MS Support Group—Marquette. Third Thursday of the month. 7:00 p.m. Room 4, Third Floor Conference Room, East Building, Marquette General Hospital, 580 West College Avenue. 249-9627.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Gwinn. Monday, 7:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, 251 West Jasper Street.
• Narcotics Anonymous—Houghton. Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. Evangel Baptist Church, upstairs, 1114 College Avenue. email@example.com
• National Alliance on Mental Illness—Support Group. August 13. 7:00 p.m. Conference Room, Nonprofit Commons, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.
• Overeaters Anonymous—Twelve-Step Meeting. Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. Room 202, Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 West Magnetic Street. 226-2762.
• Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. (Honest Open-Minded Willingness)—Gwinn. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Basement, Grace United Methodist Church, 251 West Jasper Street. 346-4105.
• Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. (Honest Open-Minded Willingness)—Marquette. Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. Basement, First United Methodist Church, 111 East Ridge Street, Marquette. 361-5962.
• Pain Management Self Support Group. Meetings consist of 45 minutes of discussion followed by 45 minutes of gentle Tai Chi. First and third Mondays. 5:30 p.m. Joe Room, East Entrance Atrium, Marquette General Hospital, 580 West College Avenue. 235-7773.
• Parkinsons Support Group. August 27. 2:00 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street. 475-6266.
• Rainbow Recovery Group. Designed for people seeking recovery from powerlessness over many things, including gambling, grief, loneliness, anxiety or depression. Sundays, 9:45 a.m. and Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Lake Superior Christian Church, 393 North M-553, Marquette. 226-6514.
• Reformer’s Unanimous Addiction Class. Christ-centered addiction programs open to those with addictions and those who know people who need help dealing with addictions. Fridays, 7:00 p.m. Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 CR-456, Skandia. 942-7900.
• SMART Recovery—Baraga. A self-help group for alcohol and substance abuse and other addictive behaviors. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church. www.smartrecovery.org
• SMART Recovery—Calumet. Mondays, 7:00 p.m. Rice Clinic, 56938 Calumet Avenue. • SMART Recovery—Hancock. Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. Ryan School, 400 Michigan Street.
• Take Off Pounds Sensibly. This is a non-commercial weight-control support group. Various places and times throughout the U.P. (800)932-8677 or www.TOPS.org
• Traditional Overeaters Anonymous Group. Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m. Women’s Center, 1310 South Front Street, Marquette.
• U.P. Down Syndrome Association. Parents of children with Down Syndrome share information and resources, and plan activities to promote awareness in the community. August 11. 1:00 p.m. Lions Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street, Marquette. 250-0963.
• U.P. Pet Loss Support Group. This group is for those who have lost an animal, have a sick or older animal and those wishing to talk with others about a difficult animal situation. First Thursday of the month. 7:00 p.m. Lions Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 North Front Street. firstname.lastname@example.org
• Victims and Survivors of Clergy/Religious Sexual Abuse Support Group. Last Friday of the month. 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 East Ridge Street, Marquette. 362-2602.
• Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. Clinics include nutritional counseling and coupon pick-up. Appointments required. Call for Marquette County schedule. 475-7846 or www.mqthealth.org Top