Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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EVENTS

Please check with the hosting organization about the events listed below to confirm whether the events are cancelled or not.

Friday, November 6, 2020 | Sonderegger Symposium 2020 | Marquette

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Center of U.P. Studies presents the “Sonderegger Symposium 2020.” This year’s event will be entirely virtual and will feature 18 sessions and 35 presenters around the theme of “Insider/Outsider” issues in the Upper Peninsula region. This includes topics as diverse as art, decolonization, religion, architecture, television, LGBTQ rights, invasive species, labor struggles, football and social justice among many others. There will be two breakout “rooms” with sessions from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This year’s keynote address will be given by Michigan State Representative Darrin Camilleri (D), 23rd District. His talk will be at 12:30 p.m.

There is no need to register for this event and it is free and open to the public. For more information and registration links, visit nmu.edu/upperpeninsulastudies/schedule.


Now available | Third Street: Day and Night—A Video History with Jim Koski | Marquette

The Marquette Regional History Center presents “Third Street: Day and Night—A Video History with Jim Koski.” Enjoy a virtual tour with Jim Koski as he explores Third Street, one of the commercial backbones of Marquette. Jim has interviewed business owners and worked with a videographer to capture top-notch footage. Sit back and enjoy this unique Marquette story, woven with historical photos and tales, about the people who lived on Third Street as well as the bars and businesses that helped transform the street. The cost to download the video is $15.00. For more information, call (906) 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org/digital-downloads.

EXHIBITS

July 20, 2020 – January 23, 2021 | The Great Outdoors: The History of Recreation in Marquette County | Marquette

The Marquette Regional History Center presents “The Great Outdoors: The History of Recreation in Marquette County”.” Marquette has a long and rich history of outdoor recreation beginning with the first tourist who came here to fish in 1849. This exhibit follows the changes from the first camps in the late 1800s to the first car campers and the development of “The Land of Hiawatha” in the 1940s. Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. The time for this event is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. -5 p.m.; Wednesday from  10 a.m. -8 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. -3 p.m., and it takes place at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street. The cost is $7/adult, $6/senior, $3/student, and $2/child (12 and under). For more information, call (906) 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.

 

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