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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MSHS and NMU Homecoming Parades:

MSHS- Beginning at 5:30 P.M. and continuing through approximately 6:30 P.M. on Friday, September 21, the Marquette Senior High School will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The parade will begin at the Graveraet School, exit west east on Hewitt Avenue to Third Street, proceed north on Third Street to Magnetic Street, then west on Magnetic Street to Lincoln Avenue, then north on Lincoln Avenue to College Avenue, and then west to MSHS High School parking lot.

NMU- Beginning at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 22, 2018, Northern Michigan University will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade with a Police escort and will be re opened at 2:30 p.m.:
Pine Street from Lakeshore to Fair Avenue
Fair Avenue from Pine to Third Street
Third Street from Fair Avenue to Hewitt Avenue
Hewitt Avenue from Third Street to Front Street
Front Street from Hewitt Avenue to Fair Avenue
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Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to Front Street (U.S. 41) will be closed to through traffic.

This closure is required for the East Baraga Extension project for water main related work. It is anticipated that this work will be completed later that same day and the road will again be open to through traffic.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing. Hebert Construction is the general contractor for this project.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.
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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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