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‘Under the Radar Michigan’ screening scheduled for Thursday

From left, Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman of “Under the Radar Michigan” are shown. (Courtesy photo)

MARQUETTE — Everyone is invited to attend a screening of the latest episode of the award-winning PBS television program “Under the Radar Michigan” at an unveiling event hosted by Pure Michigan, the “Under the Radar Michigan” team and the Hannahville Indian Community.

The premiere is taking place Thursday in Harris, according to a press release from Pure Michigan.

Hosted at the Island Resort & Casino, attendees will enjoy a screening of two “Under the Radar Michigan” episodes highlighting the UTR team’s adventures in the central Upper Peninsula, including the never-before-seen winter episode, as well as the summer episode, “Journey to the Center of the UP.”

“Michigan’s Upper Peninsula offers attractions unmatched anywhere else,” said Dave Lorenz, Vice President of Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in the release.

“‘Under the Radar Michigan’ has been delighting audiences for 10 years, and these episodes will bring to life all that Michigan’s central Upper Peninsula has to offer.”

In the winter episode, UTR journeys to the central Upper Peninsula for new adventures including ice fishing, learning about snowshoes and more.

The summer episode features Trenary Home Bakery in Trenary; Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba; Sweetgrass Golf Club, the new Sage Run Golf Club and the Island Resort & Casino in Harris; sailing on Lake Michigan; and Native American heritage at the Potawatomi Heritage Center in Wilson.

Thursday’s event will also feature guest speakers: a representative from Hannahville Indian Community; Jeff Mason, President & CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Dave Lorenz, Vice President, Travel Michigan; and Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman, “Under the Radar Michigan”.

A Q&A session with Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman of “Under the Radar” will follow the screening. The showroom doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m.

The event is free, and no ticket is required for entry.

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