The Copper Country Community Arts Council hosted the Poor Artists Sale this Saturday. Over 50 artists packed the CLK Schools Gym to sell their works. Shoppers could find everything from jewelry to paintings to Christmas ornaments at this year’s juried sale. The Poor Artists Sale will benefit the Community Arts Center in Hancock.
When the Lambda Chi Alpha (ΛXA) fraternity house caught fire this June, Houghton City Volunteer Fire Department, Hancock City Fire Department, and Hurontown Fire and Rescue rushed to help the brothers save their house. To show their appreciation, the fraternity brothers hosted a luncheon for as many emergency services personnel as they could. First responders from all three departments were in attendance, as well as a host of ΛXA brothers.
United Steelworkers Local 4974 visited Lakeview Elementary School in Negaunee to collect the school’s Canathon contributions. Steelworkers snaked the halls encouraging students to help fill carts with cans. After vising the elementary school, they went to Negaunee Middle School to pick up cans before dropping everything off at St. Vincent De Paul.
The U.P. Children’s Museum hosted its 19th annual Celebrity Art Auction Thursday. The auction was in-person for the first time since the pandemic. Local celebrities put handmade art pieces up for bid including everything from furniture to food.
Marquette’s first-ever Feztival of Trees will take over the Masonic Center this weekend and will continue into next week. Participants will stroll through a winter wonderland full of raffles, gift bags, Christmas trees, and wreaths. Proceeds from the event will go to Ahmed Shrine to benefit Shrine hospitals.