the local SCENE

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events

Ongoing

The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming jams will be Friday.

For more information call Kathy Falls 828-1825 or email katfalls@gmail.com.

Every second Tuesday of each month — The Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host its Gallery Tour at 12:30 p.m. at the center, located at the Peter White Public Library. The Arts and Culture Center Manager Tiina Harris will guide guests on a free tour of the SmallWorks and Main Gallery. Everyone is invited.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-5:45 p.m. — Dance Zone offers a salsa workout. Learn the steps to Latin dances while toning your body and increasing your stamina. $2 per session. Dance Zone 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. For more information, call 236-1457.

Tuesdays and Fridays, 2-3:15 PM – Movement and Dancing for Parkinson’s. Dancing has been shown to reduce Parkinson’s symptoms and improve balance. At Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. For more information, call Mary at (906) 225-7760. This class is jointly sponsored by Lake Superior Hospice and Dance Zone. Free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. — International Folk Dancing. Dances from around the world. Learn a new culture through dance. No experience or partner needed. Bring clean shoes to protect the floor. All dances are taught. Free and open to the community; new dancers are welcome. Dance Zone 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. For more information, call 236-1457.

Mondays, 6-7:30 – Modern Western Square Dance Class (12 lessons) – Learn Square Dancing basics. No partner or experience necessary. At Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. For more information call Marge at 906-236-1457. $15 per person for the class or $2 per person per lesson. Please wear clean-soled low tread shoes to protect the dancers’ knees.

Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. — Ongoing Ballroom dance lessons; class teaches waltz, fox trot, tango, rumba, cha cha, swing, etc. Beginners are welcome. Learn the basic steps and a routine to each style. Patient teaching; good results with rank beginners. Participants are asked to bring clean shoes. Dance Zone 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. For more information, call 236-1457 for more information.

September

Sept. 30, French Canadian Walking Tour at 1 p.m., free and open to the public. As part of the State of Michigan’s official French Canadian Heritage Week, the Beaumier Center will be offering a French Canadian history walking tour of Marquette. Daniel Truckey, Director of the Beaumier Center and a fifth generation Marquette resident, will give this extensive walking tour of the city’s many French Canadian landmarks and neighborhoods.

The tour will begin at the corner of Fourth and Washington streets and the tour will be about 1.5 miles long with some short uphills and downhills. Make sure to bring sturdy walking shoes and also rain gear if necessary.

October

Oct. 7, 100 block W. Baraga Ave., Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest, 3-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 19-Oct. 22, Fresh Coast Film Festival, downtown Marquette

Downtown Marquette Halloween Trick or Treat, Oct. 28, 4-6 p.m., downtown Marquette

Halloween Spectacle, Oct. 28, 7-8:30 p.m., 100 block Washington Street Marquette