Presque Isle Facilities Closing For The Season

Effective Nov. 1, the following City of Marquette rental facilities/grounds will close for the season:

Presque Isle Bandshell
Presque Isle Gazebo
Presque Isle Senior Pavilion
Presque Isle Island Store Pavilion

The road around Presque Isle will remain open as weather conditions permit.

The Presque Isle Pavilion will still be available for rent throughout the winter months.

 

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Halloween Spectacle Rescheduled to Oct. 29

Due to forecasted rain, the Halloween Spectacle will take place Sunday, Oct. 29. The
performance will ignite the 600 block of West Bluff Street, north of Harlow Park,
between North Seventh and Morgan streets, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The opening
procession has been cancelled. The Spectacle is free and open to all ages.

Harlow Park provides the perfect back drop for this year’s Spectacle. Equipped with
built-in hillside “bleachers,” to enjoy performances. If attending, bring a blanket or tarp
for your seat. This year’s theme is the four elements. Don your costume and join the
queens of Earth, Water, Air and Fire. Fire dragons, Italian opera, lunar moths, witches,
drumming, contortionist and fire dancing are a few of this year’s surprises.

For event details and updates please go to the community calendar at
www.Marquette365.com or visit the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center Facebook
page. If you have questions, please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center
at 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

The Halloween Spectacle is made possible with funding from the City of Marquette, the
Marquette Downtown Development Authority and the Michigan Council for Arts and
Cultural Affairs Mini Grant Program, administered by CUPPAD and The Marquette
Rotary Club.

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Monday Night Senior Skate Beginning

Monday, Oct. 30 marks the kickoff the Monday Night Senior Skate at Lakeview Arena. Senior Skate is for those aged 50 or older, or at the discretion of the Senior Center Coordinator. Skating hours are from 7:30 to 9:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink.

The session is free to City of Marquette residents, and there is a $4 charge for non-residents.

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BLP Meeting Canceled

The Regular Marquette Board of Light and Power Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2017 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items. Next Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. All meetings are in the Board Room at the MBLP’s Main Office, 2200 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855.

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Star Wars Art Show: Call to Artists

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) is accepting entries for a Star Wars-themed art show running Dec. 15-29. Any artwork that embodies the spirit of Star Wars will be accepted in this week-long, non-juried show open to all ages and experience levels. All work must be submitted to the MACC by Wednesday, Dec. 12 before 5 p.m.

A special reception will be held in conjunction with the Peter White Public Library’s Star Wars Party on Friday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. Artists and the public are welcome to attend. Prizes will be awarded in three categories:

Padawans – 10 and under
Jedi Knights – 11 to 17
Jedi Masters – 18+

Specifications: No size limitation. All artistic mediums are welcomed. 2-dimensional works must ready to hang, except for unframed art by youth, aged 7 to 18 that may be adhered with tape. Number of pieces per artist will depend on the sizes and available space. Entry forms are available at the MACC or may be requested by email.

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette. For more information or questions, please call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

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MarquetteMI.Gov

City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on the following days:

• Friday, Dec. 21
• Monday, Dec. 24
• Tuesday, Dec. 25
• Friday, Dec. 28
• Monday, Dec. 31
• Tuesday, Jan. 1

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.
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On Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 8 a.m., East Ridge Street will be closed to through traffic from Front Street to High Street for a water service installation. Work is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 18. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lakeshore Boulevard, from Fair Avenue to Hawley Street, will remain closed to through traffic until the spring thaw.

An announcement will be made when the closure is lifted.
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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

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Closed Saturday and Sunday
Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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