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Events

There are great events and festivals happening year round in the Western Upper Peninsula.

Dec
15
Fri
Fire on the Hill Snocross Race @ Gogebic Community College
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm

Friday- Practice will be held from 11:00 – 4:00. Cost is $25 per rider.
Saturday- Racing 9:00 – 4:00

Gate Admission Saturday will be ONLY $5, including drivers!

Registration: 
Friday night at Maplewood Steakhouse 6-8 PM
156 E Cloverland Dr Ironwood, MI 49938
(or Saturday 8-8:30 AM)

Pro-classes $35 to enter Top 3 purse money 
Ditchbanger/ trail classes will be ONLY $5 to enter!
All other classes will be $20 to enter

Host Hotels:
Comfort Inn – 210 E. Cloverland Dr., Ironwood, MI 49938 
(906) 932-2224
Days Inn – 13355 N Us Highway 51, Hurley, WI 54534
(715) 561-3500
AmericInn – 1117 E Cloverland Dr, Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-7200

CLASSES:
Pro 
Pro-AM 
Pro-AM +15 
Pro-AM +30
Pro-AM Women 
Ditchbanger/Trail 
Leafspring class 
Sport 
Sport Lite 
Jr. 16-17
Jr. 14-15 
Junior 10-13
Transition 8-10
Transition 11-12
200 Stock
120 Champ
120 Improved Stock 6-12
120 Stock 6-7
120 Stock 4-5

Remider to all racers – please have your saftey gear ready to go (tekvest, shin guards, ect)

Contact Info: Joe 715-862-0457 
WELCOME BACK IRACE – TERRY ROCK!

Dec
16
Sat
Anticipated Opening Day at Big Powderhorn Mountain @ Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Anticipated Opening Day at Big Powderhorn Mountain @ Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort  | Bessemer | Michigan | United States

Join us December 15 for our anticipated opening day of the 2017/2018 ski season!

Ladies Lunch & Learn to Ski @ Wolverine Nordic Ski Trails
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

For Ladies Only Beginner to intermediate skiers 
Work on technique with our instructors for either 
Classic striding and/or Skate skiing
Develop a ski technique foundation and boost your confidence
Get some pointers to break those bad habits
9-11:30 Lessons Vegetarian Soup and Salad to follow
Suggested donation: $20

Community Christmas Party @ Bessemer VFW
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Community Christmas Party @ Bessemer VFW | Bessemer | Michigan | United States

Visit with Santa! Enjoy a light lunch, sing-a-long Christmas Caroling, crafts & Christmas stories! Celebrate the JOY of the season together!

Accent! Christmas Show @ Historic Ironwood Theatre
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Accent! Christmas Show @ Historic Ironwood Theatre | Ironwood | Michigan | United States

Enjoy watching Accent! perform their Christmas Program at the Historic Downtown Ironwood Theatre!

Dec
17
Sun
The Lettermen Christmas @ Historic Ironwood Theatre
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Lettermen Christmas @ Historic Ironwood Theatre | Ironwood | Michigan | United States

Show Times: Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Cost: In advance ~ Reserved $30 | Adult General Admission: $25 | Student General Admission: $5 

The Lettermen formed in 1959 and after signing with Capital Records in 1961 became chart toppers. Since their formation, the vision of The Lettermen was of three very strong soloists who had the ability and showmanship to perform and entertain an audience, but who also had the discipline needed to be group singers. The sound they came up with was a sound between the big band vocal groups such as the Modernaires, Pied Pipers, Mills Brothers, Four Freshmen and the early R&B rock groups such as the Ink Spots, Flamingos and the Platters.

Their first single for Capitol, “The Way You Look Tonight,” succeeded on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart and climbed to No. 13. Their next, “When I Fall in Love,” reached the Top 10 in late 1962 and hit No. 1 on the adult contemporary chart. They had several other Top 10 hits, such as 1965’s “Theme From A Summer Place”. The hits continued with the 1967 medley “Goin’ Out of My Head”/”Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and in 1968 with “Put Your Head on My Shoulder”, plus 1969’s “Hurt So Bad”, which reached No. 12 and lasted 21 weeks on the Hot 100. They have continually recorded, averaging at least one album a year.

Among 32 consecutive albums which charted in the Top 100 in the United States, four were certified gold: “The Lettermen!!!…And “Live” (1967) “Goin’ Out of My Head” (1968), “Best of The Lettermen” (1969) and “Hurt So Bad”(1970). They formed their own Alpha Omega Records in 1979. Some of their newer CD albums, now numbering over 75, are: “The Lettermen – Favorites”, “The Lettermen – Best Of Broadway”, “The Lettermen – Live In The Philippines”, their holiday CD “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, and their 2010 release “The Lettermen – New Directions”.

The Lettermen are Tony Butala, Donovan Tea and Bobby Poynton. Butala is proud of the fact that The Lettermen have been part of Americana for fifty years and that as long as there is a Lettermen group, they will be singing good, quality, and positive harmony music that the whole family can enjoy. And they’re coming to Ironwood!

Don’t miss this special treat as The Lettermen sing their biggest hits – and some holiday favorites.

Dec
22
Fri
Superior Horns & Blue Ice Concert @ Cold Iron Brewing
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Superior Horns & Blue Ice Concert @ Cold Iron Brewing | Ironwood | Michigan | United States

We welcome back Superior Horns & Blue Ice to Cold Iron Brewing for a night of great music. Given the proximity to the Christmas Holiday they will be playing some holiday favorites, as well as many selections from their large repertoire. Grab a beer and enjoy this December performance!

Dec
30
Sat
Pro Vintage Snowmobile Ice Oval Racing @ Gogebic County Fairgrounds
Dec 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Candlelight Snowshoe & Ski @ Miners Memorial Heritage Park
Dec 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Candlelight Snowshoe & Ski @ Miners Memorial Heritage Park | Ironwood | Michigan | United States

Snowshoe or cross-country ski a one-mile, beautiful, candlelit trail under the night sky in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park. 

Enjoy a warm fire, holiday treats, hot chocolate, hot cider and more when you’ve finished the trail.

Snowshoes available to borrow at this event!
Bring along a light to do the longer, 2.6 mile Miners Trail.

Meet at the School Bus Garage a few blocks east of Lake Street on East Ayer Street. (775 E Ayer St, Ironwood, MI on your GPS.)

A fundraiser for the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park General Fund. Your suggested and greatly appreciated $5 donation goes toward grooming and maintaining our trails.

The Miners Memorial Heritage Park is an Ironwood City Park managed by the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park; a. 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by public donations; a cooperative effort of the City of Ironwood, the Ironwood Area Schools and the Lighthouse Family Church.

Dec
31
Sun
New Year’s Eve Party & Midnight Keg Drop @ Cold Iron Brewing
Dec 31 2017 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:30 am
New Year's Eve Party & Midnight Keg Drop @ Cold Iron Brewing | Ironwood | Michigan | United States

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with us here at Cold Iron Brewing. Mr. Black Presents will be DJing from 9 PM – 1 AM and at 11:45 PM we will crack open a keg of our New Year Ale. Everyone present will get a complimentary sampling of New Year Ale to ring in the new year as you watch us drop a keg from the rafters at midnight.