Pride Fest 2014 - Schedule of Events

Schedule of events for Pride Fest 2014

Friday September 5th

Marquette Interfaith Forum (11:30am-1:00pm)
The focus of the Marquette Interfaith Forum will be on responses to GLBTQIA issues with a panel including Ruth Almen, GG Gordon, Rolf Swanson, and Heidi Gould. It will be held at St. James the Lesser ("Little Jimmie's"). "Little Jimmie's" chapel is located on U.S. 41 in Harvey, north of the fire station and Spring Creek Rd....little white building. Bring a sack lunch if you like. All are welcome.

Stonewall Movie (7:00pm) NMU Campus, New Jamrich, Room #1315. Parking for Public in Lot 11.

Ore Dock Party (9pm/after movie)
We have a space reserved on the top floor of the Ore Dock Brewery (114 West Spring Street) in Marquette for an informal gathering! Under 21 is allowed.


Saturday September 6th


Pride Rally 'n' Walk 
We will meet at 11am on the grassy knoll of the Marquette Commons on 3rd Street (between Washington and Spring Street) for the rally, with Bobby Glenn Brown, Corinne Rockow, and others speaking. For those who want to walk, there will be a Pride Walk from the Marquette Commons Green to Tourist Park afterwards.(Route: 2.5 miles: Up 3rd street toward the Dome, over to 4th street at West Fair, up Presque Isle Avenue, turning left onto Wright Street, then turning right at Sugar Loaf Avenue, and left into Tourist Park at Power Mill Road.) 
Bring signs of support and solidarity!"

Fun for all ages! Rock Painting, beanbag toss, bubbles, volleyball, badminton, hula hoops, beach balls, frisbees, and more!

Local Music and Open Mic Talent 

1:30 - Singer Jerry Mills 
3:30 - Deaf speaker/poet Raymond Luczak 
4:00 - Milo (Keyboard Player) 
6:00 - Rocky Horror Performance by members of PAAC in Negaunee 
And more! 

Drag Show 
with Double Trouble DJ's
So far we have 3 queens and 2 kings booked to perform! For more information about the drag show please email Austin LeMoine at

And More!!!

Monday September 8th
Presentation at Messiah Lutheran Church: Unity Michigan and Michigan for Marriage from downstate will host a community forum in the Magnuson Hall room at Messiah Lutheran Church (305 W Magnetic St Marquette MI 49855).