Even though it may not feel like it outside, spring is quickly approaching. With such a cold and snowy winter that continues to linger on, sometimes it’s tough to crack out of that winter funk. Well, March in Marquette County is loaded with awesome events and activities that are sure to pull you off the couch and beat those winter blues.
Who doesn’t love some good food to brighten up their day? The second week of March is the much anticipated Restaurant Week! Home to some of the most delicious local cuisine in the state, Marquette celebrates homegrown flavors with great discounts and unique specials at a wide variety of local restaurants. Food isn’t the only thing going on in Marquette in March. Northern Michigan University hockey is still in season and the ongoing rivalry against the Michigan Tech Huskies heats up the first weekend in March. The Wildcats will battle the Huskies on home ice at the Berry Events Center on Saturday March 7.
Not a hockey fan? March is also a flourishing time for the arts in Marquette. Exhibits are an excellent way to escape the frigid temps and enjoy exquisite pieces ranging from ceramics to watercolors! Be sure to swing by the DeVos Art Museum on NMU’s campus and enjoy the current exhibition, UP Focus: Leopoldo Cuspinera Madrigal & Ann Russ. This show highlights artists who are from, living in, or greatly influenced by the Upper Peninsula.
There’s even more to discover in the early spring in Marquette County. Everything from snowshoe races to repurposed clothing fashion shows are happening right here on the shores of Lake Superior. Check out our events page at www.travelmarquettemichigan.com/events/ for dates and event listings and come cure your winter blues in Marquette County!