The Mercer Public Library will feature artists from Mercer School in its latest 700 Series art display. The 700 Series invites local artists in all mediums to share their work with the public in a month-long display, sharing the talents of our local residents and visitors with the community. Mercer School student art will be on[...]
The evening to gather in Downtown Ironwood! Spring is in the air and the days are getting longer, support your downtown and visit our many events and experience our local shops! $100 Cash Giveaway sponsored by Ironwood Chamber of Commerce. – Visit local businesses to enter into the drawing. OLDE SUFFOLK ALE HOUSE –[...]
Learn to make Kombucha Tea at home! Bruce Dalman and Chandra Portell, veteran Kombucha makers will show you how to make your own kombucha. All participants will go home with a scoby kombucha starter. The class is $15.00 with a discounted rate of $10.00 for co-op members. Reserve your spot at the Co-op today!
Want productive fruit trees? Scared to attack that overgrown yard tree? Wondering which branches to prune? Join us to learn the basics of tree pruning in this free workshop! Horticulturist Darrin Kimbler of the UW Extension will demonstrate the art and science behind pruning, followed by hands-on practice on real trees! Portions of this workshop will[...]
WELCOME to the 40th year of the Iron County Farmers Market. The market will hold our annual Spring Vendor Meeting on Sunday, April 8th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Kimball Community Center. All prospective vendors to the market are encouraged to attend to get up-to-date information regarding upcoming plans for our market season. This[...]
The Friends of the Mercer Library will hold a USED BOOK SALE to celebrate National Library Week. Sale dates: Wednesday, April 11 – 9am to 5pm Thursday, April 12 – 9am to 6pm Friday, April 13 – 9am to 5pm Saturday, April 14 – 9am to noon New materials will be added daily! All proceeds will[...]
Darrin Kimbler from the Iron County UW-Extension will present a program on soil at the Mercer Library on Tuesday, April 17th at 10:00am. Learn about how soil content affects your garden, and how soil testing can help you improve it. Kimbler will discuss soil types, content, and nutrition. Participants will learn how to collect a soil[...]
Join the Northwind Natural Foods Co-op and Gogebic County 4-H for a screening of the documentary “Sustainable,” in Gogebic Community College’s Room B21 at 5:30pm, Tuesday, April 17th. “A vital investigation of the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face — soil loss, water depletion, climate change, pesticide use[...]
Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra, a college-community orchestra housed at Michigan Tech, makes a stop at the Historic Ironwood Theatre during its concert tour of the Upper Midwest. Comprised of Michigan Tech students and faculty, and community musicians from the Keweenaw and Marquette, the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the Upper[...]
The Mercer Library is proud to present our second annual Earth Day Fair! This year’s event will be on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. The fair will include representatives from area organizations and governmental groups, activities for adults and kids, and lunch. Sponsored by the Mercer Library and by the Friends of[...]
This is a truly a tribute to the Upper Peninsula. Over 30 photographers will have their images of the the U.P. on display. Awards will be given. Local and regional photographers will share their images with us. “Sassy” (the photo left) is just one of them.
Join the Northwind Natural Foods Co-op and Citizen’s Climate Lobby at Cold Iron Brewing on Earth Day for a matinee screening of the documentary “Sustainable.” We will begin the screening around 1 PM, with room for discussion following the film. Run time is 96 minutes. Here is a description of the film: “A vital investigation of[...]
Show Times: Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm Cost: Reserved & Meet’n’Greet $50 Reserved $30 Adult General $25 Student $5 An Evening with Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary) Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer and songwriter who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.[...]
Have you ever wondered how you can capture family memories and save them for future generations? Want to write down your own stories, but not sure where to start? It’s not as hard as you think! The Mercer Library will host a free program on “Creating a Family Documentary” on Tuesday, April 24th at 10:00am at the[...]
The Ironwood Carnegie Library hosts the Spring Fever Deli Sandwich Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 25th. Sandwich Order Form Sandwich orders must be in by noon on Saturday, April 14th! The cost is $10 per bag, and includes either a roast beef and swiss, chicken salad with cranberries and nuts, or veggie sandwich made by the Uptown Café. All[...]
Though “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson was published over 50 years ago, its influence on the environmental movement continues today. Join the Mercer Library for a special book discussion on Thursday, April 26th at 12:00pm in honor of Earth Day. Light refreshments will be provided. All are welcome, and copies of the book are available[...]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and DOVE is raising awareness through their annual Color Run / Walk around Sunday Lake in Wakefield. Registration is at 8:00 am with the event starting at 9:00 am. Pre-registration – $25; includes t-shirt, color packet and pancake breakfast being served from 7:00 am – Noon. Pre-registration is due April[...]
A Spring Time Extravaganza featuring your favorite crafters & direct vendors Gogebic County 4H Youth will also be on hand. Bloody Mary Bar ** Luncheon Special ** Mimosas *** Raffles All crafter/ vendor table rental fees and raffle proceeds will be donated to the U.P. Honor Flight
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Fe is the reason we are here – our history and our culture.
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Ripe with Adventure!
The Gogebic Iron Range
Come to a place ripe with outdoor adventure.
A place with thousands of acres of public forest land, miles of trails and hundreds of inland lakes, rivers and streams. Plus incomparable Lake Superior. And lots of snow – averaging over 180 inches a year!
A place where skiing, mountain biking, rock-climbing, kayaking are all out the back-door. And plenty of like-minded people to enjoy the outdoors with.
Adventure sports and pristine wilderness – plus safe, historic and affordable small towns – can’t beat that!
You can live here too!
The Gogebic Iron Range is a great place to live – great outdoor adventures around every turn, plus it’s scenic, safe and affordable. We’d love to have you join us!