MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will be holding a Winter Fest Saturday, Feb. 8 through Saturday, Feb. 15. Events are as follows:

            There will be a Club NMU Dance Party from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 8, in the Marketplace.

            Construction of snow statues begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9. Statues must be completed by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, and the judging will begin at 5 p.m. An airband competition will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center.

            At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, there will be a clue hunt in Jamrich room 102.

            Marquette Mountain will be holding a discount sky day from, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. Broomball championships will be held in Payne/Halverson Field at a currently unscheduled time.

            There will be a Euchre tournament and game night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the Wildcat Den.

            On Friday, Feb. 14, the U.P. 200 Race begins at 7 p.m. on Washington Street in downtown Marquette. The NMU men’s hockey team plays against Lake Superior State University at 7:05 p.m. in the Berry Events Center. There will be a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park.

            On Saturday, Feb. 15, a snowshoe obstacle course and hayrides will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lower Harbor Park. The Glacier Glide Outdoor Art Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Presque Isle Park Pavilion. A free shuttle bus will be available for students and will stop at the University Center, parking lot 16 behind Gant/Spalding, Lower Harbor Park and the pavilion at Presque Isle.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman