Last updated October 1, 2022
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Sunday, October 2
Food Systems Collaborative Harvest Celebration
1 to 5 p.m., starting at the Stannard Township Park Pavilion, 14190 US-45, Bruce Crossing
Join the Western U.P. Food Systems Collaborative for the first annual Harvest Celebration! All are welcome to celebrate and learn from farmers, homesteaders, gardeners, and local food enthusiasts. North Harvest CSA is doing a fermentation demonstration, Apple Acres Farm is giving a talk on the benefit of tinctures, and Tapiola Homestead will be showing the key to braided bread. The Harvest Celebration will conclude with a farm tour at the wonderful Mother Farmer at 23771 Old M-28 in Ewen. Refreshments and snacks will be provided, as well as an opportunity for folks to barter and trade items such as garden abundance, vegetables, seeds, honey, jam, and more. For more information, please contact Rachael Pressley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Madelina DiLisi at email@example.com.
Thursday, October 6
Vote Yes on ballot proposal 22-2
6 p.m. at the Portage Lake District Library and via Zoom
The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country will present an advocacy program on ballot proposal 2-22 for the November 2022 general election. Proposal 2-22 seeks to amend the state constitution to add provisions to make voting easier while maintaining election security. Dr. Elizabeth Benyi is the presenter.
Saturday, October 8
Water Walkers will walk nearly 90 miles through the Keweenaw Peninsula and along Gichigami. The walk will begin at sunrise at Sandpoint Lighthouse in Baraga and conclude at the Copper Harbor Lighthouse at Astor Shipwreck Park in Copper Harbor.
The event continues on Oct. 9 and 10. For more information, visit the People of the Heart Facebook page.
Women’s March on the PLLB
1 p.m. beginning at Bridgeview Park
Join women around the country for a Women's Wave March. Women across the country in Washington DC, metropolitan cities, and small towns are taking to the streets. In the Copper Country, that means walking across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge carrying signs. Around 250 events will take place in the United States in rallies for reproductive rights, to “Remember in November” and to send a strong message about women's rights. Please, no obscene signs. For more information: Contact Susan at 906 482 3270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oyster Mushroom Growing Workshop
1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Portage Lake District Library Community Room
The Copper Country Recycling Initiative is hosting Zack Osborn, who will teach participants how to grow oyster mushrooms at home. Attendees will have the option to purchase a starter kit for $5. All ages welcome. Advanced reservations are appreciated, but not required. Email Ginny Hemmer at email@example.com to register.
Friday, October 28
5 to 7 p.m. in the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts Galleries A-Space
“Arabesque: An Art Exhibition of the Works of Clement Yeh and Tomas Co”, coordinated with the opening night of the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company.