Pride Fest set for Saturday

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride will be hosting the fifth annual Pride Fest from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at Tourist Park in Marquette.

There will be a variety of events throughout the day, featuring kids activities, nonprofit vendors, food, merchandise and a drag show.

Also at this year’s event will be performer Raymond Luczak, a deaf poet who is the author of over 20 books. He grew up in Ironwood and Houghton, and will perform a mixture of prose and poetry with a question and answer period afterward.

The event is sponsored in part by Planned Parenthood of Michigan. For more information, visit or find Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride on Facebook.