Quilt and Fine Art Auction
CRYSTAL FALLS - Area quilters and crafters will be showcased at 9:30 a.m. CDT Oct. 5 at Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp's Fall Fest, Crystal Falls.
Festivities begin with a hearty buffet brunch, a country market of home-baked breads and pies, and quilt viewing.
The Quilt and Fine Art Auction begins at 11 a.m. Juried quilts, wall hangings, woodcraft, artwork, jewelry, and baskets are among the auction items. Optional activities during the auction will include games, face and pumpkin painting for children, and pontoon cruises to view the fall colors on Fortune Lake.
This annual fundraiser benefits Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp, a camping and retreat facility owned by the 82 congregations of the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and several other Lutheran churches.
Fortune Lake is three miles west of Crystal Falls on Highway US 2.
Dog Nights at Library Thursday
MARQUETTE -Dog Nights will be held 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library Children's Room, Marquette.
Participants increase reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly dog. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.
'Walking Together' at Ely Township
ISHPEMING - "Walking Together"will be the theme of a special time of worship, prayer, renewal and reconciliation for Vietnam Vets and their families to be held at 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the Ely Township Hall, Ishpeming.
A social time will be held at 1:30 p.m. followed by presentations.
Millie Balzarini, author of "The Lost Road Home," will offer a special presentation of hope to vets and their families based upon experiences during and following the publishing of her book and Vietnam vets and families, especially related to experiences with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
For more information, call Chuck Tooman 869-9343.
'Seussical Jr.' open auditions
MARQUETTE -Lake Superior Youth Theatre will be holding "Seussical Jr." open auditions 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Graveraet School, Marquette.
Those auditioning can also sign up for a time by call (906) 362-6453 or visit www.mysignup.com/lsytseuss.
Oct. 3 Vocal/Acting Auditions 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. by appointment
Oct. 4 Vocal/Acting Auditions 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. by appointment
Oct. 7- DANCE CALLBACKS
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ages 8 and under or no dance experience
6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1-3 years of dance experience
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 4-8 years of dance experience
8 p.m. to 9 p.m. 9 years of dance experience and gymnasts
Oct. 8 will be held at Graveraet School
5 p.m. Vocal/Acting/Dance Callbacks
Youth ages preschool to 12th grade are eligible to audition. Those auditioning will be asked to read from scenes, sing a song, and dance. A pianist will be provided.
Those who do not wish to sing a song at auditions may choose not to do so. There is no cost to audition but there is a registration fee to participate in the production.
There are special family rates and scholarships available. Those unable to attend the auditions times must contact the director before auditions to set up an alternate time.
For more information, call (906) 362-6453 or email email@example.com.
Performances will take place at Kaufman Auditorium Jan. 24 and 25.
For more information and materials, visit www.broadwayjr.com/audition/auditionlist.asp?ID=000296
Those who wish to serve on tech crew should go to an informational meeting/interview from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday. Sign up by email or call.
'Growing Geo-heritage Tourism'
CALUMET -The Keweenaw National Historical Park's Calumet Visitor Center will host Michigan Tech Professor Emeritus Bill Rose at 7 p.m. Friday.
The presentation is called "Growing Geo-heritage Tourism in the Keweenaw."
For more information, call 906-482-7860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASNMU?Wildcat Market hours
MARQUETTE -ASNMU Wildcat Market will operate from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Friday in the Atrium of the NMU University Center, Marquette.
The Market is for current students and registered student organizations to make their items available to fellow wildcats and members of the community.
It will continue every Friday during the academic year until April 11.
For those who would like to participate can email ASNMU@nmu.edu or call (906) 227-2452.
The Market is currently limited to 12 tables per week, with priority given to returning sellers.