Date/Time
Event

June 26, 2015 - August 7, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There's No Place Like Home: Explore Cook County

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

We all know Cook County is a special place. Here’s an opportunity to have a more in-depth exploration of Cook County’s special places with your neighbors. Each week will feature a new unique habitat or location which participants will explore with Sugarloaf’s naturalist. If you participate in 5 or more sessions you will receive a North Shore field guide. Free.

Sponsored in part by the Cook County Community Fund, an affiliate of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. Free.
Additional class August 21.

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops
Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

Since 1947, the Grand Marais Art Colony has cultivated a relationship between outdoor inspiration and artistic pursuit inspired by the surrounding wilderness and Lake Superior. Featuring year-round classes for the novice to professional artist, high-quality studio access, and seven inclusive events and exhibits. Here are August’s offerings:

August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015
All Day

North House Folk School Classes
North House Folk School Classes

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

The mission of the North House Folk School is to enrich lives and build community by teaching traditional northern crafts in a student-centered learning environment that inspires the hands, the heart and the mind. Here are August’s offerings:

August 6, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - A Musical

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Attend the musical comedy “I Love you, You’re Perfect! Now Change” Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music by Jimmy Roberts. The very talented ensemble includes Mark Abrahamson, Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux, Jackson Nickolay and Karina Roth with Kay Costello on Piano, Erika Ternes on violin and Mile Roth on Bass. Directed by Sue Hennessy. Musical Director Karina Roth.

Tickets are $20 adults and $10 student. Advance tickets at tix.com. General admission seating. Box office open one hour before the performance.

Save $5 when you buy a ticket to both productions!!
go to grandmaraisplayhouse.com for complete schedule

August 7, 2015 - August 9, 2015
All Day

The Traditional Gathering: Rendezvous Days Pow Wow
The Traditional Gathering: Rendezvous Days Pow Wow

Grand Portage National Monument | Grand Portage MN

The hustle and bustle of summer activity peaked with the North West Company Rendezvous held at Grand Portage. This was the time when furs from wintering posts, which reached into Canada, were delivered down the historic Grand Portage. The annual Rendezvous is still celebrated every year during the second weekend of August.

August 7, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moon Over Buffalo - A Farce

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Kenn Luwig’s HILARIOUS “Moon Over Buffalo!!!” A funny, fast-paced farce about an aging, almost famous acting couple in 1953.

Cast includes Bob Carter, Marcia Hyatt, Sarah Stover, Jan Healy, Kevin Kager, Saraphine Metis, Braidy Powers and Tom Christiansen. Directed and designed by Sue Hennessy.

Performances July 16, 18, 24, 26, 30, Aug. 1, 7, 9, 2015

This Comedy performs in repertory with the musical “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” by Joe DiPietro Music by Jimmy Roberts
Tickets are $20 adults and $10 students (18-)
Save $5 when you buy a ticket to both shows!
(218) 387-1284 grandmaraisplayhouse.com

August 7, 2015
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

National Lighthouse Day - Night Hike

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park | Two Harbors MN

Lighthouses have served as beacons in the dark for ships for centuries, but creatures of the night have their own natural night serving beacons. Join the naturalist for a hike up Day Hill to discover how animals and insects survive the night time darkness.
Hike travels up steep, rocky hills. Flashlights or headlamps and hiking shoes recommended. The hike will end at the top of the hill so plan on navigating down at your own pace. A paved trail is available on your way down.
Hike starts at the Campground Bath house.

August 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015
All Day

Two Harbors Kayak Festival
Two Harbors Kayak Festival

Burlington Bay Beach | Two Harbors MN

In it’s 18th year, the Two Harbors Kayak Festival features the nationally renowned John Abraham’s 18-Mile Marathon, the Ellen Anderson 10-Mile Race, the Betty’s Pies 5-Mile Race( all adult race 16+) and the Youth Sprint Races.

August 8, 2015
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Farm & Craft Market
Cook County Farm & Craft Market

Municipal Parking | Grand Marais MN

All of our vendors are local and offer a variety of crafts, baked goods, and seasonal produce. Whether you are looking for unique gifts or a morning treat, the market has something for everyone.

 

August 8, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmers Market
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Thomas Owens Park | Two Harbors MN

Locally grown produce and goods fresh from your neighbor.

August 8, 2015
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

GEOLOGY OF MINNESOTA:The North Shore and More!

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

The rocks of the North Shore are the result of an abortive splitting apart or rifting of North America 1,100 million years ago, that created the Midcontinent Rift System. Learn more at this fascinating talk.

August 8, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - A Musical

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Attend the musical comedy “I Love you, You’re Perfect! Now Change” Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music by Jimmy Roberts. The very talented ensemble includes Mark Abrahamson, Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux, Jackson Nickolay and Karina Roth with Kay Costello on Piano, Erika Ternes on violin and Mile Roth on Bass. Directed by Sue Hennessy. Musical Director Karina Roth.

Tickets are $20 adults and $10 student. Advance tickets at tix.com. General admission seating. Box office open one hour before the performance.

Save $5 when you buy a ticket to both productions!!
go to grandmaraisplayhouse.com for complete schedule

August 8, 2015
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert
Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais. Details and reservations.

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