Events


Rallies and races, festivals and tournaments, there's always something exciting happening in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan!

Events for all four seasons!

Wool Felted Coasters with Eve Lindsey

Oct 8 - 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This is a beginning weave class.  Learn to wind a warp and weave a set of coasters.  Trim the edges and try them out with friends, a fire, and some hot cocoa.  You will have coasters for

Storytime

Oct 22, 2014 10:15 AM

Story time

LB's Chill-N-Grill

Oct 22, 2014 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LB's Chill-N-Grill will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

Children's Author M.C. Tillson

Oct 22, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Portage Lake District Library, the Copper Country Reading Council and Michigan Tech’s English Education Program invite families and teachers to enjoy a special evening with children’s author

Storytime

Oct 23, 2014 10:15 AM

Story time

Digital Photography Exploration

Oct 9 - 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Interested in becoming more familiar with your digital camera and some easy editing apps?  Join art educator and photographer Melissa Hronklin in an exploration of these topics.  All you need

Beginning Project: Metal Clay leaves

Oct 16 - Nov 6, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn 2 techniques in metal clay.  Learn how to choose a leaf, how to use liquid silver, how to use metal clay to make a bail and a toggle for a completed necklace and learn how to cut and make a

4th Thursday in History

Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM

Join Hilary Joy Virtanen, Assitant Professor of Finnish Studies at Finlandia University as she explores the colorful history of local Finnish American traditions, the people who practice them, and the

Baby with the Bathwater

Oct 16 - 25, 2014 7:30 PM

Michigan Tech Theatre Company Directed by Patricia Helsel Baby with the Bathwater, play by Christopher Durang, is a hilarious satire on bringing up baby. Raising a child is challenging under the best circumstances

The Feedmill Cafe

Oct 24, 2014 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The Feedmill Cafe will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

Online at the Library

Oct 24, 2014 9:00 AM

Online at the library

Food Day

Oct 24, 2014 4:00 PM

Food day

Treat Street

Oct 24, 2014 6:00 PM

Dress up the kids and walk around downtown Houghton to explore some of the lcoal businesses and get a jump on Trick-or-Treating

A Course in Miracles

Oct 24, 2014 7:00 PM

A course in Miracles

Second City: 55th Anniversary Performance

Oct 24, 2014 7:30 PM

Direct from Chicago: The world-famous Second City is opening up their vaults and giving you the ultimate peek behind the curtain! See the best of the best comedy created by some of the biggest names in

Chris Bathgate

Oct 24, 2014 8:30 PM

Michigan Superstar of country tinged gothic folk with Pioneer Parade opening the show.

Haunted Mine Tours

Oct 24 - 25, 2014

The Quincy Mine in Hancock will be conducting Haunted Mine Tours on Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:45 pm, and Saturday from 4:30 pm to 9:45 pm (October 24th and 25th). The tours are hosted by groups from local

MTU Safe House Trick or Treating

Oct 25, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This year's MTU Safe House Trick-or-Treating program will be held in each of the residence halls. Children can tour the fun version, or the scary version. Get started in the main lobby of the residence

Claudia Schmidt

Oct 25, 2014 6:30 PM

Folk, Blues & Jazz sounds to benefit Save the Wild UP and FOLK Happy Hour. Music starts at 8 pm.

Stained Glass Landscapes

Oct 25, 2014

Noon-3:30pm. Teens to senior citizens, make a stained glass landscape using the copper foil method of stained glass. All supplies and the use of all tools included!

3rd Annual Halloween Skating Party

Oct 25, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Witches, goblins and ghosts! Oh my! Dress up in your favorite costume and join us for the 3rd Annual Halloween Skating Party in the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. This event, hosted by the Michigan Tech

Movie Magic

Oct 26, 2014 3:00 PM

Halloween Dance Party

Oct 26, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join Michigan Tech Youth Dance for a Halloween dance party. Children can make Halloween crafts, play games and dance. The event also includes a costume parade with prizes.

YA Book Group

Oct 27, 2014 6:30 PM

YA Book Group

Kountry Kitchen Cafe

Oct 28, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Kountry Kitchen Cafe will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

American Cancer Society

Oct 28, 2014 5:15 PM

American Cancer Society

Black Light Yoga

Oct 28, 2014 8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

It's a little less zen and a little more upbeat, but you're sure to have fun at this special vinyasa yoga class set to Michael Jackson's "Thriller". Community Programs is bringing

Storytime

Oct 29 - 30, 2014 10:15 AM

Story time

Cyberia Cafe

Oct 31, 2014 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Cyberia Cafe will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

Online at the Library

Oct 31, 2014 9:00 AM

Online at the Library

Jazz Showcase

Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2014 7:30 PM

Michigan Tech Jazz Lab Band and Research and Development Big Band. Enjoy 2 nights of Big Band Jazz "up close and personal" in this pop-up jazz club setting. Show starts at 7:30 pm. You can purchase

Mr. Speed (KISS Tribute Band)

Nov 1, 2014 7:30 PM

A show reminiscent of a KISS performance, playing enough hits to bring you back to a time when lips everywhere were coming together in unison to welcome the hottest band in the world! Voted “The

The Loading Zone

Nov 7, 2014 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

The Loading Zone II will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

All Music is Folk Music

Nov 8, 2014 7:30 PM

Classic wind treatments of folk music of America, China, Korea, and England. Show starts at 7:30 pm. You can purchase tickets by calling 906-487-2073.

Alternate Realities

Nov 13 - 15, 2014 7:30 PM

Michigan Tech Theatre Company Directed by Roger Held A trip through 20th Century Avant garde Theatre and out the present side.  Ane eving composed of short Expressionist, DADAist, Surrealist, Futurist,

Carmelitas

Nov 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Carmelitas will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

Club Indigo "The Women"

Nov 14, 2014 6:00 PM

What better flick than a 1938 comedy drama set against the opening of our hunting season – an all female cast (yes, animals, too). A satire about two women fighting over one man in a battle of love

Deer Hunters' Widows Craft Show

Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for the Deer Hunters' Widows Craft Show.  We will have over 40 vendors with some great shopping opportunities.

Carnegie Museum National History Seminar with Bill Rose

Nov 18, 2014 6:30 PM

"Lake Superior's natural history and future" presented by Dr. Sarah Green, Professor, Chemistry, Michigan Technological University.

Yummy Nummies Bakery

Nov 19, 2014 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Yummy Nummies Bakery will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

The Shelden Grill

Nov 21, 2014 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Shelden Grill will donate a portion of their proceeds this day to the Copper Country United Way.

The Nutcracker

Nov 21 - 22, 2014 7:30 PM

The Calumet Theatre once again welcomes the Superior School of Dance back again for its annual performance of this beautiful, traditional holiday ballet. Make seeing this ballet part of your holiday tradition!