Nineteenth annual holiday art sale – call to artists

The Marquette Regional History Center and the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center are proud to announce the 2018 Holiday Art Sale, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This holiday sale is open to all media: painting, photography, fibers, glass, jewelry, metals, wearable art, etc.

Artwork for sale must be made by the artist. This is a juried show that will not accept any kit, import, country craft or resale items. To be considered, artists must submit the following: completed application, self-addressed stamped envelope, six images of their artwork and the application fee.

Please mail images along with the application and payment to the Marquette Regional History Museum at 145 West Spring Street. Email submissions and incomplete applications will not be accepted. The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 14. Failure to abide by the above criteria will result in immediate disqualification. We cannot guarantee any artist that they will be receiving the same booth location as in previous years. At this time there will be no double booths granted. Rejected applicants’ check or cash will be sent back by self-addressed envelope.

Applications are available at the Marquette Regional History Center, located at 145 West Spring Street. For more information or questions, please contact the Marquette Regional History Center at 226-3571, email mrhc@marquettehistory.org.

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Phase 3 of Presque Isle Avenue Reconstruction

The third phase of the Presque Isle Avenue reconstruction project will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 20. The third phase will include the east half of the street from Center Street to a point north of Fair Avenue. The west half will be open to two-way traffic. This is the third phase of four phases with this phase expected to last three weeks.

The Presque Isle Avenue work will detour truck traffic from Presque Isle Avenue to Fair Avenue, Lakeshore Boulevard, Wright Street, and back on to Presque Isle Avenue. This detour route is only for truck traffic and will remain this way for the duration of the project. Local truck deliveries for businesses along Presque Isle Avenue from Wright Street to Fair Avenue will have access to this area. Businesses in this area are open and patrons will have access to them.

Traffic will experience lane shifts at each end of this phase. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Presque Isle Avenue Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov. Hebert Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.

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

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NAMI Walk

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 12:00 noon, NAMI will be hosting a community walk.

Walkers will start at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, then proceed north on the multi-use path to Shiras Park and return along the same route.

The walk is to occur exclusively on the on the multi-use path and participants are to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and be considerate toward people crossing the streets.

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Classic Car Auto Show

A classic car auto show will be held on Third Street on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The following streets will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.:

Third Street from Michigan Street to Park Street
Ohio Street from Front Street to Fourth Street
Hewitt Avenue from Front Street to Fourth Street
Prospect Street from Front Street to Fourth Street
Crescent Street from Front Street to Fourth Street

Traffic will be detoured using Michigan Street, Fourth Street and Magnetic Street.

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Presque Isle Avenue Reconstruction – Short Closure for Sanitary Sewer Work

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 Presque Isle Avenue between Summit
Street and Wright Street will be closed to through traffic for sanitary sewer work near the
Summit Street intersection. Duration of this closure will be short, and plans are to have it open
by 11:00 a.m. that same day.

The Presque Isle Avenue work will detour traffic to down Summit Street, Fitch Street, and
Wright Street. 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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Lincoln Avenue disruptions and closures

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Oberstar, Inc. will be removing
partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacement on
Lincoln Avenue from College Avenue to Center Street. This work is the prerequisite for
the milling and overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road
closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane
shifts, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last three weeks for
this phase of the project. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and
overlay activities.

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

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Kimber Avenue disruptions and closure

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial
sections of curbing and proceeding with a sanitary sewer main point repair on Kimber
Avenue. The street will be closed for the day between Fair Avenue and Kildahl Avenue.
This work is the prerequisite for the milling and overlaying for this street. Additional
announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

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

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On Saturday, August 18, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 12:00 noon, NAMI will be hosting a community walk.

Walkers will start at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, then proceed north on the multi-use path to Shiras Park and return along the same route.

The walk is to occur exclusively on the on the multi-use path and participants are to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and be considerate toward people crossing the streets.
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ISLAND NO PARKING SIGNS

Recently, "No Parking at any time" signs have been installed on Peter White Drive in the areas of Black Rocks and Sunset Point on the island. Problems with vehicles parked on the roadway in that area have made it difficult for vehicles to pass through and for emergency vehicles to respond to incidents on the island. Motorists are reminded that parking on the roadway of Peter White Drive is prohibited and violations of this can include a parking citation, Impeding Traffic citation, and having their vehicle towed.
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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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