Forest Roberts Theatre
1401 Presque Isle Avenue • Marquette, MI 49855
Northern Michigan University
906-227-2082 (Box Office)
Considered by may to be "one of the finest university theatres in the country," 550-seat Forest Roberts Theatre, adjacent to Thomas Fine Arts off of 7th Street; puts on five main stage productions each season, along with the holiday classic "Ebenezer Scrooge" and several black box theatre performances. more...
P.O. Box 9 • Marquette, MI 49855
Held at Presque Isle Park
Glacier Glide is "the Upper Peninsula’s longest standing outdoor winter art exhibition." The public can view original work by artists and community members when the Glacier Glide takes place from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. more...
Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival
Held at the Marquette Tourist Park
Enjoy a variety of traditional and folk music at the Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Held the next-to-last full weekend in July. Traditional, acoustic, American music and dance. Camping, teens' and children's music and activities, workshops, and an art/craft show. more...
U.P. 200, Midnight Run & Jack Pine 30
A qualifying race for the Iditarod, the U.P. 200 is a competitive, 12-dog, 240-mile sled dog race that is always held on the third weekend of February. Marquette, Michigan hosts the start and finish of the U.P. 200. The Midnight Run is an eight-dog, 91-mile race. Scheduled for February 21, the Jack Pine 30 is a competitive, six-dog sportsman’s class 30-mile race. The 20th U.P. 200 & Midnight Run will take place Feb 20-22, 2009. more...
Noquemanon Ski Marathon
The annual MGH Noquemanon Ski Marathons and mBank Half Noque "continue to attract cross-country skiers from around the nation and around the world to take the 51K or 25K trek from Ishpeming, the birthplace of organized skiing and home to the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame: to Marquette’s Superior Dome, the world’s largest wooden domed stadium along the shores of Lake Superior." more...
Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic
P.O. Box 864 • Marquette, MI866-370-RACE
The annual Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic is "Michigan's largest mass start point-to-point race." The Ore to Shore race course is made up of a combination of public and private land. Races: Hard Rock: 48 Miles, Soft Rock: 28 Miles, Junior Rock: 4 Miles, Little Rock: a 1-mile, non-timed race, and Littlest Race: a 50-yard, non-timed race. more...
Sponsored By: Marquette General Health System
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