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.
                    Rock Climbing Wall is open from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Sunday

Price:        Free

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.  

Women's Volleyball vs. Northwood University

Location: Vandamant Arena

Time:       Saturday, 4:00 p.m.

Price:       $8 per adult, $6 per student

Cheer on the Lady Wildcats as they play against the Northwood University Timberwolves. With these two teams, it's bound to be a great game. 

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

The Marquette History Museum is the oldest Historical Society in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The museum features a collection that includes artifacts from the prehistoric copper culture through current times. Each year, visitors from all over the world come to use the Research Library and view the museum's exhibitions gallery.

Marquette Country Points of Interest

Location: See website for directions to scenic points in and near Marquette

Time:       Friday, Saturday afternoon, or Sunday

Price:       Most are free but some do have a minimal cost. Check the website for details.

These are all great points of interest for all visitors to the Marquette area. Check out the Marquette Chamber of Commerce website to find directions to nearby waterfalls, hiking trails, museums and more.