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June 2016

Artist Demonstrations

June 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 23, 2016

Upper Peninsula State Bank, 430 North Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Join us for Artists’ Demonstrations each Thursday at the Upper Peninsula State Bank at Noon during the run of the Bonifas Membership Show exhibit. Learn more about a wide variety of media, see and hear the artist. May 26 — Christine Groleau, Mini acrylic painting June 2 — Scott Leipski, Building an artist portfolio* June 9 — William Oman, Painting latex imprint June 16 — Linda Pearl, Painting acrylic June 23 — Diane Kribs-Mays, Alcohol dye painting *at Bonifas Arts…

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November 2016

Holiday Arts Fair

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Featuring some of your favorite and some new exhibitors will be here with wonderful gift options for everyone on your list. Don’t forget to check out the baked goods or try your luck with our Art Raffle. Tickets are $1 a piece or $5 for 6. Fill your holidays with original artwork and hand crafted gifts.

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Volunteer Appreciation

November 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Every year the Bonifas celebrates their volunteers by providing them brunch and a gift at the annual Volunteer Appreciation. All our volunteers are invited to join us on Wednesday, November 30 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Last year our volunteer of the year was JoAnn Holland, who will it be this year? Our volunteers work hard in the gallery, at events, at the front desk, helping with facility maintenance, as a docent for tours, and for our classes. We…

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December 2016

Business After Hours

December 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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TV6 & FOXUP are teaming up with the Bonifas Arts Center again to host the Chambers’ Holiday Business After Hours. “After such positive feedback from last year, there was no question that we would have it again with the Bonifas Arts Center!,” explains Veronica Tackman, Sr., Accountant Executive for TV6. Mark your calendars! Bonifas Fall Raffle drawing at 6:30 p.m.

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February 2017

Soda and Snacks

February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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NOTE: Due to the weather and road conditions, the Sodas and Snacks event is be postponed. New date to be determined. Come on down to the Bonifas for this fun family event! Have you ever tasted “Yellow Snow”? Well, now’s your chance to give it a try along with several other crafted sodas. We’ll be pairing them up with some tasty treats from places like “For the Love of Cupcakes”, along with many others. While you’re here, join us for…

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July 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Learn how a boat floats and make your own with our friends from Michigan Sea Grant. Explore Great Lakes Science and the Wooden Boats Afloat exhibit with activities, games, and a scavenger hunt. A family concert with Great Lakes maritime musician Lee Murdock will be held at noon. Stories and songs of adventure on the freshwater seas. Murdock arranges Great Lakes ballads, sea chanteys and work songs dating back to the 1880’s. Family Fund Days are sponsored in part by:…

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August 2017

Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Kids learn more about our local fish when they play “What Did You Catch?” and explore the Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail, a program by Michigan Sea Grant. Gyotaku (Japanese fish prints) is the art project for the day. And everyone gets a chance to win the Whitefish cookbook! The day wraps up with a Rowing Regatta that features all three of the U.P. Rowing Clubs and the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. Family Fund Days are sponsored in part by:…

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Rock Painting Party to Rock Delta County

August 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Rock painting party at the Bonifas Arts Center on Thursday, Aug. 10 to Rock Delta County. 6 to 8 p.m.

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September 2017

Wood Boat Afloat Brown Bag Specials

September 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 6, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Brown Bag Specials: Each Wednesday from Noon – 1 p.m. Grab a bag lunch for your midday break with weekly presentations by Humanities scholars and technicians (listed below) at the Bonifas. July 19: Traditionally Built Wooden Gill Boats Noreen Johnson, from West Shore Fishing Museum explains how commercial fishermen on the southern shores of the U.P. built their own tugs, how they were used, and how they are still used on the Great Lakes today. July 26: Fishing Boats Made…

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October 2017

Poetry Meets Art

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Poetry will meet art at the Bonifas this October! Poetry Meets Art, the title of a new exhibit in the Bonifas Studio Gallery on display now through Oct. 26, is a collection of early works by JoAnne Biallis Leffel. There will be a poetry reading of original work by Larry Leffel and Elinor Benedict on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. Larry Leffel, JoAnne Leffel, and Elinor Benedict are all former Bay College Professors and art enthusiasts. Larry Leffel described…

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