Even More Things to Do

Even More Things To Do

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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)
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 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.
Price: Free


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.
Cost: Free


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.
Cost: Free

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.
Price:          Free

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.
Price:          Free

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.
Price: Free

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.
Price: Free

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.
Price: Free

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

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.

Discover Downtown Marquette

Location:   100 Block of West Washington Street
Time:          All Weekend, Varies
Prices:       Varies 

Explore historic downtown Marquette. Browse stores filled with local artisans, unique gifts and one of a-kind keepsakes. Enjoy food and great atmosphere at one of the many eateries within walking distance of the heard of downtown. Walk to the harbor and enjoy the view of Lake Superior and the Ore Dock. 

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.


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