Calendar of Events

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  • May 6 “Bowling for the Cure” Tournament at the Konteka.
  • May 13 Woman’s Day Expo and Fashion Show at the Konteka. 10am-2pm (et). For table reservations ($20) call 906-885-5170.
  • May 14 Mother’s Day Seafood Buffet at the Gogebic Lodge. Reservations appreciated, call 906-842-3321.
  • May 14 Mother’s Day Buffet at the Konteka. Call 906-885-5170.
  • May 15 Opening of Walleye & Northern Fishing Season
  • May 15 Lake Gogebic Area Chamber Monthly Fishing Contest begins. May thru October 14. www.lakegogebicarea.com
  • May 20 Algomah Acres Honey Farm Arts & Starts Festival from 11:00am-3:00pm (et). Honey & Hive products, honey wine, art, music. Call 906-883-3894. www.algomahacreshoney.com (611 Plank Rd, Greenland).
  • May 23 Opening of Smallmouth Bass Season.
  • May 27 Opening of U.P. Made Artist Market in Covington. Open Thursday-Saturday, 11:00am-4:00pm (et). Collection of art, antiques, crafts, collectables. www.upmadeartistmarket.com – shop online also.
  • May 27 Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park. Interpretive activities begin Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day. Call 906-885-5275 for list of events or www.mi.gov/porkies.
  • May 27, 2017:  John Jarvi Jr Memorial Run  9:30 AM Lowell, Ironwood  Website: http://www.uprrc.org Email: bsrunner2003@yahoo.com Phone: 906-932-0932 ext 217

  • May 29, 2017 Lake Superior Trail Run   8:00 AM:   Location: Lake Superior Trailhead, Silver CityWebsite: http://www.uprrc.org Email: engelje83@gmail.com Phone: 906-285-4711

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    JUNE 2017

  • June-August Geocaching, Archery, Agate Hunting, Outdoor Cooking at Porcupine Wilderness State Park. Call 906-885-5206 for scheduled times or www.mi.gov/porkies.
    June 3 & 4 Class at Porkies Folk School. Make a greenland Paddle with Dave Rasmussen. Details at www.porkies.org click on “folk school”.
    June 8 Copper Peak Adventure Ride Opens daily from 10am-4:30pm (ct).
    June 11 & 12 Michigan FREE fishing weekend – No license required.
    June 11 & 12 Upper Peninsula ORV Trails FREE Riding Weekend
    June 11 “Old Victoria” in Rockland opens for season 11:00am-5:00pm (et) daily. Check facebook for schedule.
    June 11 Annual S.P.O.R.T. Ride sponsored by DNR & MI-TRALE. Check www.mi-trale.org for info.
    June 11 Lake Gogebic Fireflies All-Lake Garage Sale from 8:00am-2:00pm (ct). Contact: 906-842-3638 or email Email.
    June 11 Class at Porkies Folk School. Container Gardening with Marilyn Knuteson.
    June 17th: Walleye Lodge Father’s Day Weekend Bass – Catch and Release Tournament
    June 18 Father’s Day Steak Specials at the Konteka. Call 906-885-5170.
    June 21 Porcupine Mountain Folk School Summer Solstice Celebration, featuring a Finnish dancing program, bonfire, music & refreshments. Info at www.porkies.org.
    June 24, 25 & 26 “CopperFest” 2016 in Ontonagon, sponsored by the Ontonagon Chamber of Commerce. For details call 906-884-4735.
    June 25 31st Annual Tour da Lake Bicycle Tour around Lake Gogebic. Info & registration at 906-932-3332 or www.tourdalake.com
    June 25 Class at Porkies Folk School. Copper Wrapped Beak Pendant with Heidi Bukaski.
    July 2 15th Annual Cardboard Boat Race at the Hoop ‘n Holler at 2:00pm (et). For kids and adults. Call 906-575-3555 for details.
    July 2 Fireworks with live music at the Gogebic Lodge. www.gogebiclodge.com.
    July 4 Celebration w/fireworks at the Konteka in White Pine. Parade at 1:00pm (et) & games at the Recreation Center.
    July 9 Lobster Boil at the Gogebic Lodge.
    Reservations 906-842-3321.
    July 9 Class at Porkies Folk School. Make a Kubb Game w/ Dave Rasmusse.
    July 13-16 Festival Ironwood.
    July 16 26th Annual North Country 100 Bicycle Tour.
    Rain date – July 17. Call Wakefield Chamber of Commerce
    at 906-224-2222. www.wakefieldmi.org
    July 23 Pig Roast at the Gogebic Lodge w music by Classy Karaoke. Call 906-842-3321 for reservations. www.gogebiclodge.com.
    July 23 Class at Porkies Folk School. Letting Loose w/watercolors w/Donna Lenard. www.porkies.org/folk-school.
    July 30 & 31 Ontonagon County Fair. Exhibits, Stock Car Race, Horse show, Old fashioned kids games, Antique tractor show. Live music,4H mock rodeo, Concessions. Gate open at 10:00am (et).
    August 6 Class at Porkies Folk School. Wood Carving w/Vina Ryan.
    August 6 LGACC Family Movie Night at Bergland Centennial Park
    “Furry Vengence”. Fun, games, snacks and a great movie at dusk.
    August 14 Lake Gogebic Fire Dept 26th Annual Chicken Dinner sponsored by the Lake Gogebic Fireflies Auxilliary from noon to 6:00pm (ct). Serving from noon-3:00pm.
    Call Kathy for more info at 906-842-3638.
    August 13 Gogebic Miners Football Steak-Out Fundraiser Dinner at Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321 for info.
    August 20-21 Upper Peninsula ORV Trails FREE Riding Weekend.
    No permit required.
    August 20 Pavillion Party with Classy Karaoke at the Gogebic Lodge.
    August 21 Annual Old Victoria Craft Fair from 10:00am-5:00pm (et). Handmade arts and crafts, music, games and maybe even home-made cinnamon rolls. Find us on Facebook.
    August 25-28 Gogebic County Fair in Ironwood. www.gogebiccountyfair.com.
    August 26-28 Porcupine Mountain Music Fest. www.porkiesfestival.org.
    August 27 “Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Party” w/Classy Karaoke at the Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321 for details.
    September 1-5 Ontonagon Labor Day Celebration
    Friday: Free Family Picnic.
    Rock-Skipping Championship 6:00pm at the Marina Boat Launch Landing for All age groups & registration is free at the Pavilion. Cash prizes, trophies, bragging rights!
    Community Dance w/Borderline – 9:00-12:00pm.
    Saturday: 9:00am Laborfest Auto Show, 9:00am-4:00pm Maxwell Street Day sales.
    Sunday: 10:00am Aspirus 10k & 5K run & 2:00pm Festival Parade.
    Monday: 1:00pm Kiddy’s Parade.
    September 8-10 Lake Gogebic Area Chamber Sponsored 40th Annual Fall Walleye Tournament.
    September 10 16th Annual OVSC Turkey Shoot at Sucker Creek Range in Paulding.
    September 11 & 12 Class at Porkies Folk School. Initial Journal w/Karen Tembreuli.
    September 15 Opening of Black Bear Season.
    September 15 Opening of Ruffled Grouse & Small Game Season. Ends November 14 and opens again December 1-January 1.
    September 17 LGACC sponsored GOLF OUTING – 1:00pm(ct) at the Gogebic Country Club. 4 person scramble, $50. per person includes golf cart, prizes, food & fun! Call Mike (810) 577-3231.
    September 19 Trail Marathon at the Porcupine Mt. Wilderness State Park featuring a full marathon, half marathon, 5K and kids 2K at the Ski Hill. For info & registration visit www.greatlakesendurance.com.
    September 21-23 Class at Porkies Folk School. Create a Cutting Board w/Dave Rasmussen.
    September 24 Gogebic Lodge – Fall Color ATV & Motorcycle Ride with Poker Run. Evening, music wClassy Karaoke. Details906-842-3321 or www.gogebiclodge.com.
    September 17-24 Michigan Trails Week.
    September 17-October 2 Chair Lift Color Tour at the Porcupine Mt. Wilderness State Park on Saturday & Sunday
    from 12:00-7:00pm (et). Gift shop & concessions open.
    September 19 & 20 Youth and Disabled Veterans Deer Hunting.
    September 22 MI-TRALE 9th Senior Citizens Fall Color ORV Ride. www.mi-trale.org
    September 22-25 Bessemer 38th Annual “Pumpkin Festival”
    www.bessemerpumpkinfest.com.
    October 1 Opening day of Deer Bow & Arrow Season
    October 1 Lobster Boil at the Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321 for reservations.
    October 8 OVSC 19th Annual Sportsmen’s Unlimited Banquet at Twilly’s Bar & Grill in Bruce Crossing at 6:00pm (et). For membership info, call Steve Worachek at 906-988-2410
    October 8 Class at Porkies Folk School. Growing Garlic w Wayne Walma.
    October 14-16 Ontonagon Valley Sportsman Club Youth Varmint Hunt. For youth ages 12-16 (rifle/shotgun) 10-12 (bow) hunting w/parent or guardian. Registration forms available October 1 at Paulding General Store, Settlers Co-op, Ewen-Gas Mart and Bergland Outpost.
    October 29 Halloween Party at the Gogebic Lodge.
    November 4 Aspirus Grand View Hospital Holiday Bazaar.
    November 5 Class at Porkies Folk School. Snowshoe Building w/Theresa Neal.
    November 15 Opening Day of Firearm Deer Season.
    November 19 Class at Porkies Folk School. Finnish Pine tree Carving w/Peter (Pekka) Olsen.
    November 26 8th Annual Craft Show at the Konteka in White Pine from 10:00am-3:00pm (et).
    December 1 Opening of Upper Peninsula Snowmobile Trails.
    December 2 Jack Frost Festival featuring Festival of Lights Parade at 6:00pm (ct) downtown Ironwood. Gingerbread house display, Gogebic Range Concert Band at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. Check Facebook.com for details.
    December 2-4 “Hometown Christmas” in Ontonagon. Parade, community tree trimming, Mule drawn wagon rides, Light tours, Dance, Crafts and Fireworks. 906-884-4837 or Email.
    December 3 27 Annual Tree of Love Lighting Ceremony, 6:30pm at Aspirus GrandView Hospital in Ironwood. Call 906-932-7627 to purchase light in memory of loved on.
    December 3 “Christmas at the Crossing” at Settler’s Depot Gallery in Bruce Crossing, 10:00am-4:00pm (et). Free pictures with Santa along with treat from Santa! Crafts and lunch served.
    December 4 Opening day of Muzzleloading Season.
    December Christmas Music Concert at the Ontonagon Theater of Performing Arts. Traditional and Contemporary Music.
    www. ontonagontheater.org.
    December 24 Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Konteka in White Pine. Call 906-885-5170.
    Christmas Day Celebrate at the Konteka. Bowling and limited menu.
    December 24 & 31 Old Fashioned Lantern-Lit Skiing & Snowshoeing at Porcupine Mountain State Park. One mile loop w/hot refreshments and campfire at warming shelter. www.mi.gov/porkies.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the Hoop ‘n Holler in Eastern Time Zone.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the Konteka in White Pine in the Eastern Time Zone. Special menu, bowling, entertainment, fun and games! Eastern Time Zone.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the Rousseau Bar in Mass City. Eastern Time Zone.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve at JW’s BBQ & Brew in Bergland. Eastern Time Zone.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the Gogebic Lodge with Music by TNT Entertainment. Central Time Zone.
    December 31 New Year’s Eve Party at the Root Cellar in the Central Time Zone.
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