Friday, April 22, 2011

Events Happening in the Upper Peninsula for May 2011

April 29th - May 1st, 2011

23rd Annual Spring Fling

Annual Events
Location: Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Whitefish Point


April 29th - May 1st, 2011

Radio Results Network Sports & Recreation Show

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Phone: 906-789-9700


May 6th - 7th, 2011

Clint Black

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW


May 6th - 8th, 2011

John D. Lamb

Music
06:30 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn


May 7th, 2011

Auction for the Arts

Annual Events
06:30 PM
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833


May 7th, 2011

Marenisco Sports Club Annual Golf Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Marenisco
Contact Information: Bruce Mahler
Phone: 906-787-2463


May 7th, 2011

Western UP Women's Expo

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Konteka, White Pine


May 7th, 2011

"Little Red Riding Hood"

Arts &Theater
07:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Erickson Center, Curtis


May 11th, 2011

Peninsula Bay Inn Martial Arts Challenge

Shows & Events
Location: Peninsula Bay Inn, Escanaba
Phone: 906-346-4523


May 12th, 2011

Taste of Home Cooking Show

Shows & Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-2021


Players de Noc presents: "Escanaba in Love"

Arts &Theater
08:00 PM/02:00 PM
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba


May 14th, 2011

Iron Industry Museum Open House with White Water

Music
01:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee


May 14th, 2011

Peninsula Bay Inn Martial Arts Challenge

Recreation
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Peninsula Bay Inn, Escanaba


May 14th, 2011

Hulbert Wildflower Day

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: American Legion Post #393, Hulbert


May 14th, 2011

Wells Lions Club Racing Program

Shows & Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-4388


May 14th, 2011

Ride for Pipers Animal Rescue

Shows & Events
09:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Menominee


May 14th, 2011

St Louis the King May Fair

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: St Louis the King Church Harvey


May 14th, 2011

City Wide Garage Sale

Annual Events
06:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Bessemer


May 19th, 2011

Bay Area Arts Association Membership Show

Shows & Events
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833


May 20th - 21st, 2011

Doobie Brothers

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW


May 20th - 21st, 2011

Ride for Da Red Motorcycle Event

Annual Events
Location: Gladstone


May 21st, 2011

City Wide Garage Sale

Annual Events
07:30 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Wakefield


May 21st - 22nd, 2011

Lake Gogebic Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Gogebic Lodge, Lake Gogebic


May 21st - 22nd, 2011

Dog Agility Trials

Shows & Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Phone: 906-474-6202


May 22nd, 2011

GRRRR - Go Ride R Range Ride

Annual Events
01:00 PM
Location: Bessemer


May 25th - June 29th, 2011

"Whispers of the North" The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute

Music
07:30 PM To 08:45 PM
Location: Kewadin Shores Casino, St Ignace


May 27th - 29th, 2011

Ride The Keweenaw Weekend

Recreation
Location: Keweenaw Peninsula


May 27th - 29th, 2011

Billy Brandt and Sarana Verlin

Music
06:30 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn


May 28th, 2011

Lumberjack Breakfast

Annual Events
07:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Logging Museum, M-123 north of Newberry


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The Calendar of Events was copied from the web site Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association.

The home page to Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association is here –

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sunset over Northern Lake Michigan

Upper Peninsula of Michigan Web Sites

Points of Interest

Central UP
Big Springs (Kitchitikipi) just northwest of Manistique
http://www.uppermichiganwaterfalls.com/Kitchitikipi.html

Seney National Wildlife Refuge
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/seney/

Fayette Historic State Park
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/fayette/park.html
http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=417&type=SPRK

Eastern UP
Paradise
http://www.paradisemichigan.org/

Whitefish Point
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/whitefish/whitefish.html
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/

Tahquamenon Falls
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/tahqua/tahqua.html

Western UP
Porcupine Mountains
http://porcupinemountains.com/


Camp Grounds

Michigan's Upper Peninsula 5-Star Wilderness
http://www.uptravel.com/campgrounds--73/

Exploring the North
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/camp/grounds.html

Hunts' Guide to Michigan's Upper Peninsula
http://hunts-upguide.com/campgrounds.html

Pure Michigan – Campgrounds
http://www.michigan.org/Places-to-Stay/Campgrounds/Default.aspx?city=G2651



Canoe and Kayaking

Upper Peninsula Flat-water Paddling & Canoeing
http://www.trails.com/activity.aspx?area=14046


Pure Michigan - Canoeing
http://tinyurl.com/3b7qadw


Canoeing Michigan Rivers - Upper Peninsula Liveries
http://tinyurl.com/3op6lad




Waterfalls

Upper Peninsula Waterfall Page
(has pictures of some falls)
http://home.comcast.net/~ratburt/web/up.html

Upper Michigan Waterfalls
http://www.uppermichiganwaterfalls.com/home.html



Lighthouses

Lighthouses of the U.S.: Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/miup.htm

Lighthouses of the U.S.: Michigan's Western Upper Peninsula
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/miwu.htm



Wine

Manistique
Mackinaw Trail Winery
http://www.mackinawtrailwinery.com/


Garden
Garden Bay Winery
http://www.gardenbaywinery.com/


Threefold Vine Winery
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/threefold/vine.html



Bed and Breakfast

UP Bed and Breakfast assoc.
http://www.upbnb.com/

Michigan Lake to Lake B&B assoc.
http://www.laketolake.com/upper-peninsula-region-michigan.html


General web sites about the UP

http://www.uptravel.com/
http://www.exploringthenorth.com/mich/mich.html
http://hunts-upguide.com/
http://www.michigan.org/Places-to-Go/Locations/Upper-Peninsula/Default.aspx
http://www.travelbaysdenoc.com/
http://www.marquettecountry.org/
http://www.superiortrails.com/up-michigan.html
http://www.superiorsights.com/