Sunday, May 29, 2011

2011 Hancock Tori to open Wednesday, June 1

HANCOCK -- The Hancock "Tori" (Finnish for "market") will open its 2011 season at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, on the front lawn of the old Middle School on Quincy Street, next to the Finnish American Heritage Center. The Tori hosts vendors of fresh local produce, baked goods, preserves, handcrafts, and more. The Tori will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out) every Wednesday and Saturday during the growing season.

For information contact Sandy Soring at 906.337.1391 or email

According to Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson, two new awnings for the Tori will be ready for the opening day.

See Keweenaw Now for a September 2010 article on the Tori by Michigan Tech student Yunhua Li.