April 15, 2017 - Beaumier Coffee House Series
Jerry Mills and Northern Wylds
Saturday, April 15 7-9:00 p.m.
Black Box Theatre, NMU
Suggested Donation: $5 adults, $1 students
Jerry Mills is a dynamic, internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, trainer, singer-songwriter and educator.
Northern Wylds consists of veteran musicians Natalie Ray (vocals, viola) and Nicklas Johnson (guitar). Their set list balances an equal amount of originals and indie cover tunes.
April 29, 2017 - WWI Fashion Show
Saturday, April 29 2-4:00 p.m.
Peter White Lounge, Northern Michigan University Don H. Bottum University Center
Suggested donation: $5 adults, $1 students
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Friends of Fashion from Chassell, Michigan, are excited to present the ‘WWI Fashion Show,’ Saturday, April 8, from 2-4 p.m. The fashion show will take place in the Peter White Lounge in Northern Michigan University’s Don H. Bottum University Center, Marquette, MI.
This show will feature scenes portraying life and fashion from 1910 to 1920, including fashion fit for the Titanic, suffragist fashion, flapper styles, and fashion that was influenced and changed by World War One.
May 30, 2017 - Middle Eastern Dinner and Upper Peninsula Folklife Awards
Northern Michigan University Great Lakes Rooms, University Center
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
6 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. – Dinner
Upper Peninsula Folklife Awards will be presented after the Entrée course.
$75 per person ($21 will be recognized as a charitable contribution)
The deadline to register is Thursday, May 25
To call of for more info: 906-227-2627
A Middle Eastern Dinner: For the third year, the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Upper Michigan Culinarians, an American Culinary Federation Chapter, will be hosting a benefit ethnic dinner. Event proceeds benefit the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the American Culinary Federation U.P. Chapter Scholarship through the NMU Foundation. In November through December of 2016, six different ethnic cuisines were in an on-line poll to determine this years theme. The winner of the was Middle Eastern with a 34.53% majority.
Upper Peninsula Folklife Award Nominations: The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will be awarding the 2017 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award after the entree course of the Middle Eastern Dinner. As with past years, we are asking for the public to be involved in the nomination process for this award. The nominee(s) should be person(s) or organization that you feel has made a real difference in the creation and/or preservation of folk arts in the U.P., including music, dance, storytelling, crafts, food, etc. To nominate someone for this award, please fill out this online form.