Dead River Derby roller derby to close season Friday night

MARQUETTE — The Dead River Derby’s Rolling Riptide will close its season against the Keweenaw Roller Girls on Friday evening at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.

Dubbed the Dead River Derby’s Bout & Brews, this roller derby match features the Ore Dock Brewing Company and Keweenaw Brewing Company having beer on tap as a prelude to the next afternoon’s ninth annual Upper Peninsula Fall Beer Festival.

Doors for this family-friendly roller derby bout open at 6 p.m. with the match starting at 7 p.m. Other amenities include food from Senor’s Tacos, a bounce house for children and free admission to children ages 12 and under.

Tickets for those 13 and over are $10 at the door, with a portion of proceeds going to St. Vincent de Paul food bank.

Volunteer opportunities of several types are available. For more information, call Phee Nix at 361-0589 or email