Wanda Degan to perform Aug. 21
MARQUETTE — Enjoy a weeknight concert with Wanda Degen at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 in the library’s community room.
Wanda Degen is a professional folk musician with more than 35 years’ experience. Born and raised in Montague, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Michigan, she now calls the Lansing area her home.
Wanda is not just a performer, but she is a teacher as well, giving private lessons on the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, and hammer dulcimer and conducting workshops at many of Michigan’s traditional music festivals including Hiawatha Music Festival in Marquette, Midland Folk Festival in Midland, and the Original Dulcimer Players Club Fun Fest in Evart.
For this concert, Wanda will be performing Dulcimer Days, a blend of contemporary and traditional Celtic, folk, Great Lakes and vintage pop music. Playing a lively mix of songs and instrumental pieces interspersed with musical history, she likes to encourage audience participation with both sing-alongs and clap-alongs.
There is no admission charge to the attend the concert thanks to sponsorship by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
School supply hand out event held
MARQUETTE — St. Louis the King will host a Feast Day Free Community Meal/School Supply Hand Out.
Everyone is welcome and school supplies will be passed out to school-aged children.
The event will be Aug. 25 at St. Louis the King Church, 264 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Mass at 5:30 p.m. and meal at 6 p.m.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser held
NEGAUNEE — VFW 3165 Auxiliary is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 25.
The event will be in the upstairs of the post building on Gold Street in Negaunee and is handicap accessible.
Tickets are $8 for those 13 and older; $5 for kids ages 5-12; and free for children under the age of 5.
On the menu will be spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, garlic bread, tossed salad and dessert.
All proceeds go toward the purchase of a new banner and cemetery flag emblems.