Date/Time
Event

August 1, 2016 - August 31, 2016
12:00 am

Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops
Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

August Workshops
additional info on the website

  • Aug 1-4 :: Beyond the Blank Book
  • Aug 5 :: Raku
  • Aug 8-12 :: Flowing Colors
  • Aug 8-12 :: Mentorship in Printmaking
  • Aug 13 :: Mixed-media Sculpture
  • Aug 13-14 :: Experimental Drawing
  • Aug 15-17 :: Silkscreen onto Encaustic
  • Aug 15-18 :: Finding Your Visual Voice
  • Aug15-18 :: Representing Nature on the Ceramic Object
  • Aug 17 :: Artist Talk – Matthew Krousey on Forest, Prairie and Frozen Lake
  • Aug 18 :: Introduction to Bronze Casting
  • Aug 19 :: Pottery Demo & Potluck
  • Aug 19-21 :: Oil Painting Plein Air
  • Aug 19-21 :: Cracking the Kiln Code
  • Aug 20-21 :: The Art of Personal Writing
  • Aug 20-22 :: Letterpress Printing
  • Aug 22-26 :: Sumi-e: Painting from the Heart
  • Aug 27-28 :: The Artist’s Nature Sketchbook
  • Aug 27-28 :: Introduction to Intaglio
  • Aug 27-28 :: Native Clay Wrokshop
  • Aug 29 – Sep 2 :: Mentorship in Writing: Fiction
  • Aug 31 :: Reading – Faith Sullivan

August 1, 2016 - August 31, 2016
All Day

North House Folk School Courses
North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

August courses
more information online

  • Aug 2-7 :: Forge-Welding a Damascus Blade
  • Aug 2-10 :: Timber Frame – Build Your Own Small Frame
  • Aug 5-6 :: Traditional Hide Tanning
  • Aug 5-7 :: Woodshop Intro for Women
  • Aug 6-7 :: Felted Rugs
  • Aug 6-7 :: Northwoods Basketry
  • Aug 10-13 :: Blacksmithing: Viking Fire Steels
  • Aug 10-14 :: Knifemaking: Crafting the Norwegian Tollekniv
  • Aug 12 :: Finger Weaving
  • Aug 12-14 :: Inkle Loom Weaving
  • Aug 12-14 :: Timber Carving Tutorial
  • Aug 13-14 :: Cattail Weaving
  • Aug 13-14 :: Intro to Vyanotype Printing
  • Aug 15- 20 :: Forging the Scandinavian Small Forest Axe
  • Aug 18 :: Natural Dys in the Steambox
  • Aug 18 :: Craft of Sail
  • Aug 19-21 :: What’s This Rock?
  • Aug 20 :: Creative Condiments
  • Aug 20-21 :: Sweet Grass Basketry
  • Aug 20-21 :: Tradition Paper Rush Chair Seat Weaving
  • Aug 22-28 :: Crafting the Traditional Pattern-Welded Pukko Knife
  • Aug 23-Sep 5 :: Build Your Own Wood-Canvas Canoe
  • Aug 26 :: Spinning the Luxury Fibers!
  • Aug 26-28 :: Rosemaling Os Style
  • Aug 27 :: Red, Yellow, Purple, Blue – Dyeing
  • Aug 28 :: Shades of Indigo – Dyeing
  • Aug 31-Sep 5 :: Sailing Trip: Knife River, Apostle Islands, North House

August 27, 2016
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmers Market
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Thomas Owens Park | Two Harbors MN

August 27, 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Cook County Farm & Craft Market | Grand Marais MN

The Farm & Craft Market offers handmade crafts, jewelry and gifts, seasonal locally grown produce, plants and flowers, fresh baked goods, jams, jellies and pickles.
There is truly something for everyone. Our vendors are friendly, local and make what they sell!

The Cook County Farm & Craft Market runs Saturday mornings starting Memorial Weekend through mid-October.

August 27, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

I Can Climb!
I Can Climb!

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

Send the family up a cliff with a real rock climbing experience designed for first-time climbers. Experience the thrill of climbing Shovel Point, the North Shore cliffs that tower over Lake Superior at Tettegouche State Park.

Hands-on instruction by trained professionals from Vertical Endeavors Guided Adventures.
No experience necessary.
Use of helmet, harness and shoes.
A supportive environment. Great for kids!
Depending on group sizes, participants will have the opportunity to ascend one or two routes.

Pre-registration is required. Click on the I Can Climb! link to sign up.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ican/climb.html

August 27, 2016
10:00 am

Fall Migration Magic

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Fall is a time of great change on the North Shore.  When the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, we are lucky to live in a migration hot spot.  Thousands of birds move along the North Shore in the annual migration south. Learn more about this annual phenomena with Dave Benson, author of Owls of the North: A Naturalist’s Handbook.

$2 per person; $5 per family

August 27, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tracks and Tracking
Tracks and Tracking

Caribou Highlands Lodge | Lutsen MN

Who was here?  Learn some of the art of tracking and see if you have what it takes to be a nature detective.

August 27, 2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Geology Rocks Gooseberry
Geology Rocks Gooseberry

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Listen to the rocks as they tell of lava flows, glaciers and roaring rivers on this hike of discovery. Join the Naturalist around the middle and lower falls. Majority of the hike will involve descending stairs. Meet at fireplace inside the Visitor Center.

August 27, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Muffin Man Story Hour
The Muffin Man Story Hour

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

The Muffin Man reads Stories for young children on Saturday’s at 11 am during the months of June, July, and August.

August 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Harbor History Walking Tour

Cook County Historical Museum | Grand Marais MN

Meet at the Cook County Historical Society Museum for a guided walk around the harbor. Learn about the how the harbor was once a logging industry shipping mecca!

questions – call 218 387 2883

August 27, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Nature of the Point

Coast Guard Station | Grand Marais MN

We’ll have a naturalist posted near the walkway to the lighthouse with activities to enhance your visit.

August 27, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bronze Pour
Bronze Pour

Last Chance Studio and Gallery | Lutsen Minnesota

From May 28 through Oct 1, each Saturday we will host a pour at 4.  Bronze and other liquids will be pouring.

Stop by to see how cast bronze sculptures are made.  Free and open to the public.

August 27, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Writer's Salon with Mary Casanova
Writer's Salon with Mary Casanova

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Join Drury Lane Books to hear authors read from their work, answer questions and discuss writing and literature.

Mary Casanova is the author of Wake-Up Island and Ice-Out.

Drury Lane Books is open 10am-8pm Monday through Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm.

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