Wildcat Weekend Activities
NMU’s Physical Education and Instruction Facility and Indoor Rock Climbing Wall
Location: Physical Education and Instruction Facility, located between the Superior Dome
and the Berry Events Center
Time: Friday and Saturday all day and Sunday 11:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m.
More commonly called the “PEIF” (rhymes with “beef”), this facility offers an indoor climbing wall, weight room, cardiovascular area, basketball courts, racquetball courts, swimming pool, and dance studios. You can use the facility for free anytime on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Just check in at the information desk and let the worker know you’re visiting for Wildcat Weekend.
Men's and Women's Division II Swimming and Diving Meet
Location: PEIF Pool
Time: Friday, 4:00 p.m.
Come cheer on the Wildcats as they dive into competition against St. Cloud State, Minnesota State - Moorehead adn Northern State University.
DeVos Art Museum
Location: DeVos Art Museum, located in NMU's Art and Design Building
Time: Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The current exhibit includes works by Vida Sacic and David Wolske entitled Correlation Matrix. It explores the visual aspects of letterpress printing.
Marquette Maritime Museum
Location: 300 North Lakeshore Blvd.
Time: Friday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: $6.00 Adults (museum or lighthouse) $10.00 Adults (museum and lighthouse).
The Marquette Maritime Museum features a look through the maritime history of Marquette, Lake Superior and the Great Lakes. Plus you can take a walk through Marquette's iconic lighthouse. More information can be found at mqtmaritimemuseum.com.
Marquette Regional History Museum
Location: 145 West Spring Street, Marquette
Time: Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price: $7 adults; $3 students
Marquette Points of Interest
Location: See website for directors to scenic points in and near Marquette
Time: Friday, Saturday afternoon and Sunday
Price: Most are free but some do have a minimal cost. Check the website for details.
Find directions to nearby waterfalls, hiking trails, museums and more on the Marquette Chamber of Commerce website.