April 25, 2012, Weekend Updates

Saturday is BIKE DAY……

April 28th – Get Into Gear Group Ride: a gently paced group ride for those just getting their ‘bike legs’. Riding from the 553 trailhead at 9:00 am and enjoying the best of the South Trails, new and old.
April 28th – Singletrack Dirtball: a fund raising social event hosted at Blackrocks Brewery. Celebrate the arrival of spring, trails and great BEER. Noon – 4pm Blackrocks Brewery ($25 admission) Tickets available at the NTN office. 235.6861
April 29th – Dirt Diggin’ Day: come out and pitch in on trail maintenance. Teams will go out to clear any remaining winter fall from trails and repair selected trail sections suffering from erosion or other issues. Work bee followed by a picnic at the trailhead (free for participants in the work bee). Meet at the 553 South Trailhead 9am-Noon (work) picnic to follow.

Superiorland Ski Club Bike and Kayak Swap
Spring is here which means it is time for the bike and kayak swap! Bring your bikes (mountain, road, youth; components and related equipment) and let us sell them for you. Kayaks and related equipment are welcome. A 15% commission (up to $50/item) will be charged and all profits will support the Superiorland Cross County Youth Ski Programs.
When: Saturday, April 28th
Where: Marquette Armory, 1820 Lincoln Avenue
Drop off: 10:oo am- 1:oo pm
Sale:Ski Club members only from 1:oo pm – 1:15 pm,General public sale from 1:15pm- 3:00pm
Pick up: 3:oo pm- 3:3o pm
For additional information call 362-4463.

NEW SAVE THE DATES

NTN Membership Night at Getz’s Clothiers
May 24, 2012 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm, Getzs will be open exclusively for Noquemanon Trail Network members.   During this time, all guests will receive 25% off everything in the store (Keen, Smartwool, The North Face, Mountain Hardwear, etc), the only exclusions would be gift certificate purchases and special orders.  Getz’s will then donate  5% of total sales for that evening to the Noquemanon Trail Network.
Single track memberships will be available, and light refreshments will be served.  Great values and great support for the community of Marquette.   Save the date for power shopping.

Valley Spur Clean Up
The Valley Spur Spring Cleanup will be on Saturday, May 12 beginning at 9:00 am.  The main project will be to work on widening the A and B trails.  We’ll also plan on cleaning up around the outside of the lodge.  If you have loppers and work gloves, bring them along.  There will be a potluck afterwards beginning around noon.  Bring a dish to pass and your own table setting.  If you can’t stay for the whole time, come for an hour or two.