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.

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts | Hessel

The Les Cheneaux Historical Association presents “Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts.” Visit the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan to view one of the largest antique boat shows in the nation. Restored boats dating back to the early 1900s are registered and displayed in the water in this very unique show. This year, Lapstrake boats will be showcased. No dogs, alcohol, or smoking allowed inside gates. The time for this event is 10 a.m. -5 p.m., and it takes place at Hessel Marina. The cost is $8/adult, children under 12 free. For more information, call (906) 484-2821, visit www.lciboatshow.com, or email lciboatshow@gmail.com.

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.

 

Historical Society of Michigan 7435 Westshire Dr., Lansing MI 48917
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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