There are great events and festivals happening year round in the Western Upper Peninsula.
Big Snow Resorts Cardboard Race at Blackjack Resort!
Cardboard races times are 1pm for kids, (12 and under)
Adults race to follow kids race!
2 person teams only.
There will be a cardboard building room available at Blackjack on Friday & Saturday. Cardboard and some tape available- please bring cutters.
Please sign up at the front desk at Blackjack by 12pm Saturday!
The Emberlight Festival is a branch of Theatre North (Ironwood, Michigan), one of the oldest continually-running community theatres in the United States, and also the hometown stage of Miles Mykkanen. Miles grew up in front of Theatre North’s audiences before attending the Interlochen Arts Academy, earning three degrees in voice from The Juilliard School, and solidifying a place as one of the most promising young tenors with the world’s symphonies and opera houses.
In September 2019, Miles approached the Theatre North Board of Directors with the idea of starting an annual arts festival highlighting our best local talent alongside his colleagues from national and international arts organizations and stages. The Emberlight Festival will provide an unparalleled opportunity for audiences in the western Upper Peninsula and beyond to witness world-class talent in their own backyard.
Each summer the Emberlight Festival will create programs that celebrate artists, musicians, actors, filmmakers, creative writers and dancers. Although each season’s events will depend on that year’s festival theme and resources, we are building four pillars of the Emberlight Festival that will be presented every season:
Read more about it here https://www.emberlight.org/
As a new year gets under way, we know you’re looking toward this year’s events, so we are announcing that the 2021 Copper Peak Trails Fest will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021! Get it on your calendars now! We are planning for an in-person event and are looking into all contingencies to ensure that this year’s Trails Fest is a safe and fun event for all!