Trout & Salmon Classic this weekend The annual Munising Trout & Salmon Classic is this weekend in Munising, as some of the area’s best competitive fishers descend onto Munising Bay. An early sign-in period will take place Friday between 7-8 p.m. at the American Legion, with teams having two days of competition on Saturday and Sunday. Weigh-ins will be Sunday, May 21.
Baccalaureate service Sunday A Christian-based service celebrating local graduates will be held at Munising Baptist Church and School on Sunday. The event incorporates prayer into the celebration for any graduating seniors and their families that want to participate. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. and is open to any graduating seniors from local high schools or homeschooling programs.
Munising Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market returns The popular Munising Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market starts its season next Monday, May 22 in Munising. The market features food producers from Alger County and the surrounding areas, as well as local artists and vendors. The event will be held weekly at Bayshore Park and starts at 4 p.m. every Monday.
Last MSPL book club before summer The Munising School Public Library will meet Tuesday, May 23 at 6 p.m. to discuss The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Dolg. It is the last meeting of the season before the book club takes the summer off. All are welcome to attend.
Food co-op store interest meeting Tuesday An interest meeting and focus group about establishing a grocery store cooperative in downtown Munising will take place at Alger Parks and Rec on Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.. The meeting will see if a cooperative-model grocery store would be feasible, how it would interact with local food suppliers and what future steps are needed. All are welcome.
Phantasm to return to Lakenenland
The population Marquette Fringe event Phantasm will return to Chocolay Township’s Lakenenland this fall. The live-action art event is a popular draw for both Marquette and Alger County, but was in question this year due to lack of funding. After a successful fundraising campaign, Marquette Fringe announced the event would return this October.