The weather may have rained out the parade, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of those who came out to celebrate Calumet’s Sesquicentennial.
The township marked their 150th anniversary with fireworks, live music and a fair in Agassiz Park over the weekend.
Organizers estimate 800-1,000 people came out Friday to take part in the evening’s festivities.
The Great Deer Chase mountain bike race got things started Saturday, and then folks headed over to the park.
Calumet Township Treasurer Debbie Aubin describes the scene.
The mines may be part of Calumet’s history, but many of those living in the area still see good things to come.