St. Pat’s Day fun at Dance Zone

MARQUETTE – A St. Patrick’s Day Dance and Potluck will begin with the dinner at 5:30 p.m. and dancing to following from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Dance Zone on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette. It is sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students/kids. This event is part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival which is funded in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

People are encouraged to bring a dish to pass (though it doesn’t have to be Irish) and to wear something green.

Traditional Irish music will be provided by Tim Clancy, Tim DeMarte and Barb Rhyneer. Marge Sklar will offer dance lessons and instructions on traditional dances. There will also be readings of poetry and folktales about St. Patrick.

For more information, call 906-227-1219.