Even More Things To Do
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. (Tours on Friday at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. starting at the Superior Dome)
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 Game
Location: Vandament Arena
Time: Friday 4:30 p.m. vs. Ashland, Saturday 4:00 p.m. vs. Wayne State.
Price: $8.00 General Public
Swim and Dive Meet vs. Findlay
Location: PEIF Pool
Time: Friday 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.
Men's Division I Hockey vs. Michigan State University
Location: Berry Events Center
Time: Friday 7:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 p.m.
Price: $16 General Public
Men's Soccer vs. Parkside
Location: Superior Dome
Time: Saturday 1:00 p.m.
NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre Presents: The Full Monty
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre
Time: Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 1:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Price: $17.00 General Public
Based on the 1997 film of the same name, this raucous, pop-rock musical follows six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, low on both cash and prospects, who decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. A ten-time Tony nominee, this cult classic is full of laughter, friendship, and plenty of heart. THIS SHOW DOES CONTAIN STRONG LANGUAGE, NUDITY, AND ADULT THEMES.
Marquette Local Food Fest
Location: Ramada Inn Marquette
Time: Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 (Search 2019 MQT Local Food Fest at eventbright.com for tickets & more info).
Taste The Local Difference is excited to present the MQT Local Food Fest, a farm-to-table celebration, honoring and connecting all links of the Upper Peninsula’s local food system, from farmers to eaters and everyone in-between.
Senior Recital-Anna Morrison, Piano
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall
Time: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
The NMU Department of Music is proud to present a senior recital featuring Anna Morrison (piano). Anna is joined by students and alumni of the NMU Arts Chorale and Northern Lights A Cappella, and accompanists Jeff Bruning and Dr. Erin Colwitz. The concert is free to the public and will feature music by Claude Debussy, Morten Lauridsen, Thomas LaVoy, and an arrangement by Anna Morrison.
DeVos Art Museum
Location: DeVos Art Museum, located in NMU's Art and Design Building
Time: Friday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The DeVos Art Museum has a permanent collection of over 1,500 objects. Assembled over the past 30 years, the collection has grown to achieve an impressive breadth and depth of holdings. Explore 20th Century Illustration, Japanese Art & Artifacts and Native American Art & Artifacts.
Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center
Location: In the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center, part of Gries Hall, corner of 7th St. and Lee Drive.
Time: Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Check out the amazing collections of material culture artifacts relating to the ethnic, religious and social diversity of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The Marquette Spectacle
Location: Harlow Park (Washington and Seventh Street, Marquette)
Time: Saturday 5:00 p.m.
The Spectacle is a free, family-friendly outdoor performance of grand proportions steeped in local culture; a celebration of community and art through pageantry, art installations, pop-up performances, percussion, theatrical dance and street parade. The Spectacle is inclusive and accessible for all ages and abilities. This year’s title is Outré – An Alluring Dream. We are excited to introduce the first Spectacle Parade and invite the community to march.
Traditional Music Jam
Location: Peter White Library Community Room
Time: Saturday, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians and vocalists for a community jam session. Celebrate the traditional folk music of the Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and others. It’s a chance to share your love of music and learn a new song or instrumental technique. Listeners and singers are always welcome.
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market
Location: Marquette Commons
Time: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Come enjoy the festive atmosphere of shopping outdoors while listing to live music performances every week. Choose from a wide variety of produce, meat and eggs, baked goods, jams, maple syrup, hand crafted items and artisan products along with many other unique products you can only get from vendors at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market.
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
Discover Downtown Marquette
Location: 100 Block of West Washington Street
Time: All Weekend, Varies
Marquette Points of Interest
Location: See Marquette Chamber of Commerce website for directions 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.