BachFest Marquette scheduled to begin this month

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is proud to present BachFest Marquette, a season-long collaborative celebration of classical music, the life and legacy of famed composer J.S. Bach, and the arts in the U.P.

The Festival, which takes place from September to December 2018, features 10 unique, family-friendly events intended to inspire and engage listeners of all ages with the power of classical music, while supporting the musicians and organizations who have come to define the arts in our region. Featured events include collage concerts, recitals, performances by the Marquette Symphony Orchestra and Marquette Choral Society, a jazz performance at Ore Dock Brewing Company, a community “Organ Hop”, and a pop-up youth art show to be held in the newly-renovated Marquette Arts and Culture Center upon its reopening in November.

Most events are free and open to the public, made possible in part thanks to the support of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. For more information about BachFest Marquette, visit https://www.marquette365.com/event/bachfest-marquette/ or https://www.facebook.com/BachFestMQT/.

For additional questions and information call the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

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Because of the recent popularity of walking and skating on the ice in the lower harbor and the expected warmer weather this week, we'd like to remind residents that there is a strong potential for the harbor ice to shift and/or breakup without much notice.Due to warming weather and strong currents, Lake Superior ice conditions may deteriorate rapidly.Your safety is your responsibility. If you do go out on the ice, let someone know where you are going, do not go alone, and check current ice condition reports before you go. Remember, when in doubt…do not go out.If you have any questions, please contact the Marquette City Fire Department: (906) 225-8936. ... See MoreSee Less
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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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