Auction at the Museum event set
MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center is bringing back a favorite fundraiser, Auction at the Museum, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Bid on antiques and collectables including vintage political paraphernalia, ceramics, glass bottles, a sodalite boulder that glows under UV light, textile arts gear, clocks, two seats from Joe Louis Arena, and many other items.
The auction also features unique experiences including the chance to tour the Marquette Savings Bank Building, sponsor a fall mushroom hunt, learn about Voelker and the Marquette County Courthouse, and share a full dessert a month for a year from Zephyr with loved ones.
Tickets are $20 in advance and include one drink. Organizers will serve light appetizers. A cash bar will sell beer and wine.
Go to MarquetteHistory.org or stop by the History Center at 145 W. Spring St. in Marquette to get tickets. Call 906-226-3571 for more information.
Fall potluck, auction to be held
MARQUETTE — Superior Beekeeping Club’s fall potluck and annual auction will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Lost Creek Community Room.
All are welcome. Bring a dish to pass and a table service (plate, cup, silverware etc.).
Following the potluck, they’ll hold the club’s annual auction. Bid on honey and other items to help the club while getting some holiday shopping done.
To donate an item for the auction, call Michelle at 906-250-2511, or bring it the night of the auction.
Lost Creek is located at 200 Lost Creek Drive, just off of County Road 492, Marquette.
Business on Tap event Wednesday
MARQUETTE — Innovate Marquette SmartZone hosts Kevin Thomsen, owner of Queen City Running Co. and Phil’s 550, for “Evolution of Owning a Business,” November’s installment of Business on Tap.
Thomsen will bring his years of experience working in a family-owned business to discuss how it has shaped him as a business owner today. On Wednesday, community members gather upstairs at Ore Dock Brewing Company as he discusses how he has carried his expertise into the local businesses he owns, as well as share the importance of community involvement.
Attendees who are 21+ receive one complimentary Ore Dock beer by sharing an email address upon entry. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and Thomsen’s presentation begins at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
NARFE set to meet Wednesday
MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The meeting will be in the Lions Room of Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St., in Marquette. This is a different week and location for this meeting only.
Members present will elect 2020 chapter officers, and a member of the PWPL staff will speak about library services. The November session will be the chapter’s last meeting until March. Chapter 1900 will not meet in December, January and February.
Any active or retired Federal employees are invited to attend NARFE meetings. Non-members are welcome as guests.
NARFE Chapter 1900 was chartered in 1983 and includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, L’Anse, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information call 906-475-0362.
Power of Purity meditation class
MARQUETTE — All are welcome to join Asha Kim Lindquist for Power of Purity Meditation with energy transfer.
Designed to cleanse the mind, this meditation session allows practitioners to “receive” and “give” love completely while getting rid of negative thoughts.
The class meets Wednesday from noon-1:30 pm in the Heritage Room at the Peter White Public Library.
There is no admission fee to attend. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Vendor tables available at VFW
ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming VFW has tables available for vendors at a price of $20 each for the upcoming Ladies Night Out event on Wednesday.
The VFW is handicapped accessible. The event will run from 2-8 p.m. For more information or to reserve a table, call 906-485-4207.