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Gogebic Range celebrates its Italian heritage


September 4, 2018

Jean Nordine/Daily Globe

FESTIVAL-GOERS gather on Silver Street in Hurley Saturday for Fesitival Italiano. Musical performances by Marty's Goldenaires, IV Play and Dugan & Bob entertained the crowds. There were also a range of vendors as well as games, arts and crafts basketball, face painting and more.


HURLEY  - Hurley's Silver Street was closed to traffic Saturday as the people marked the city's annual Festival Italiano.

The festival, sponsored by the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrates all things Italian and the Gogebic Range's Italian heritage.

Hundreds of people gathered on Silver Street to enjoy the fun - which included food booths, kid games, face painting, an arts and craft show, antique and flea market, 3-on-3 basketball and bags tournaments, the 2-mile Dago Dash, a human foosball tournament, street dancing and more.


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