Date/Time
Event

June 23, 2017 - July 16, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Minneapolis College of Art & Design Alumni Art Show
Minneapolis College of Art & Design Alumni Art Show

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

The Minneapolis College of Art & Design Art Show will include the creative artworks of some of their very talented alumni. From oil paintings to encaustic photographs, this show will be one of a kind. Please join us on Friday, June 23 from 5 – 7 pm for the opening reception. Enjoy “cool jazz” provided […]

July 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
12:00 am

Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops
Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

The Art Colony supports artists and creative seekers at every step of their creative journey from novice to professional artist through a variety of educational opportunities. With over 200 classes, artist talks, family-friendly activities, artist services (including residencies and studio access), and artist-driven community events – there is something for everyone.
Click above for July workshops & events.

July 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
All Day

North House Folk School Courses
North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

North House Folk School brings instructors from around the world to teach traditional northern crafts on the shore of Lake Superior. Our mission 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.
Click above for dates and events / courses.

July 1, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Market
Cook County Market

Cook County Market | Grand Marais MN

Fresh produce, herbs, jams & jellies, and all crafts like woodworking, soy candles, fiber arts are handmade by North Shore residents. Downtown Grand Marais in the Municipal Parking Lot by the Senior Center from 9 AM – 1 PM Saturdays beginning May 27th through mid – October weather permitting.

July 1, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Good Morning Birds!
Good Morning Birds!

Caribou Highlands Lodge | Lutsen MN

This beginning bird hike will introduce you to both why birding is fun, and how to not be baffled by all the different kinds in a bird book.  Though geared toward families and beginners, birders of all levels are welcome to join us.  The more eyes we have, the more we see. Free!

July 1, 2017 - July 2, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hovland Summer Arts Festival
Hovland Summer Arts Festival

Hovland Town Hall | Hovland MN

The 2017 Summertime Arts Festival features locally made Arts & Crafts, Food, Fiber Arts, Lathe-Turned Bowls, Jewelry, Artwork, Photography, Fused Glass, Basketry, Ojibwe Bead Work, Handmade Soaps, Sculpture & Stone Carving, Wood Art & Furniture and Live Music each day. Credit Cards accepted!

July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wet Your Paddle
Wet Your Paddle

Gunflint Trail outfitters want to introduce families and anyone interested to the adventurous joys of canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Consider this an opportunity to “wet your paddle” and try out canoeing at no cost! You may visit the Outfitter during their selected hour of the program, but please call ahead to let […]

July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Young Children's Story Hour with The Muffin Man
Young Children's Story Hour with The Muffin Man

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

The Muffin Man reads stories for young children at Drury Lane Books store in Grand Marais, every Saturday from May 27th to September 2nd.

July 1, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Interpretive Hike
Interpretive Hike

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

Take a hike with the Nature Center Program Director to explore and learn about the natural history of the Gunflint Trail area. Make sure you wear appropriate footwear to be on uneven ground, bring along some water, and your camera. The hike is family friendly and free to the public, meet at the Chik-Wauk Nature Center. […]

July 1, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Harbor History Walking Tour
Harbor History Walking Tour

Cook County Historical Museum | Grand Marais MN

Meet at the Cook County Historical Society Museum for a guided, one hour long walk around the harbor. The tour guide will show photos and tell a bit about the development of the harbor and the community. Learn about the how the harbor was once a logging industry shipping mecca! Occurs every Saturday from June […]

July 1, 2017
1:00 pm

Saturdays in the Studio
Saturdays in the Studio

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

Learn more about the artistic process and the history of various media while observing an artist at work. Demonstrations rotate between studios which include clay, glass, painting, and printmaking. Details here

July 1, 2017
2:00 pm

Tour North House Folk School Campus
Tour North House Folk School Campus

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the School Store (Yellow Building). free

July 1, 2017
3:00 pm

Grand Opening and Ride of Flume Mountain Bike Trail
Grand Opening and Ride of Flume Mountain Bike Trail

Britton Peak Mountain Bike Trail System | Tofte MN

All are invited to join SCA in celebrating and riding the newest mountain bike trail in Cook County.  Meet at the Britton Peak parking lot and we’ll ride to the start of the Flume Trail and beyond.  All riding abilities welcome.

July 1, 2017
4:00 pm

Bronze Pour
Bronze Pour

Last Chance Studio and Gallery | Lutsen Minnesota

Stop by to see how cast bronze sculptures are made. It’s fiery and exciting when the bronze is liquid. Come watch new one-of-a-kind bronze sculptures emerging in the foundry each Saturday at 4 p.m. throughout the summer and fall at Last Chance Studio in downtown Lutsen. Sculptors Tom Christiansen and Greg Mueller will pour hot […]

July 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

Music is Friday and Saturday, 4pm – 7pm unless otherwise noted. Click above for dates and performers.

July 1, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music & Open Mic
Live Music & Open Mic

Gun Flint Tavern | Grand Marais MN

Open Mic is every Wednesday night from 5pm – 9pm; live music most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, start time varies. Click above for dates, times and performers.

July 1, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Music on the Deck
Music on the Deck

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

Live acoustic music on the deck. Enjoy food and beverage service on the deck, or simply enjoy the music and the mountain view. All ages welcome! Click above for performers.

July 1, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Cascade Lodge Pub | Lutsen MN

Live music many Saturday nights; click above for performers and dates.

July 1, 2017
7:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Bluefin Grille | Tofte MN

Live Music Monday, Wednesday & Friday at Bluefin Grille plus music by the campfire on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm. Click above for dates and performers.

July 1, 2017
7:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Live music Saturday nights 7-10pm in the Historic Lobby; beach bonfires with live music Thursday 6-8:30pm. Click above for dates, times and performers.

July 1, 2017
7:00 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.

July 1, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Legends of Loons
Legends of Loons

Cascade Lodge | Lutsen MN

The call of the loon sends chills up the spines of everyone in the north.  What are they really saying?  Learn about life as a loon, and we’ll also share some stories of the bird known as the great northern diver. Free

July 1, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Minnesota Wild!

Sawbill Canoe Outfitters | Tofte MN

Mammals, birds, rocks, plants, even stars –  topics change weekly, but we always have a campfire, marshmallows provided.

July 1, 2017
8:00 pm

Live Music & Open Mic

Grandma Rays | Grand Marais MN

Open Mic nights are Mondays at 6pm; Live Music on some Friday, and on Saturday nights. Click above for dates and performers.

July 1, 2017
9:30 pm

Saturday Live Music

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

Late night live music and dance parties happen every Saturday night from 9:30 – 1:00. *unless otherwise noted . Click above for dates and performers