Date/Time
Event

August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017
12:00 am

Lake County Fair

Lake County Fairgrounds | Two Harbors MN

Todd Armstrong Shows Midway Amateur Talent Contest and 3k Dirty Dash … Thursday Doug Ohman-Pioneer Photography Presentations … Thursday & Friday FREE Kids Games and Family Movie … Friday 4-H Horse Show … Saturday Northwoods Band … Saturday Open Horse Playday … Sunday Check back for updates, added entertainment and attractions!

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017
All Day

Silver Creek International Ukulele Carnival
Silver Creek International Ukulele Carnival

Silver Creek Town Hall | Silver Creek MN

The Silver Creek International Ukulele Carnival was founded seven years ago as a way to bring together ukulele players for fun and education.  Hosting this annual Carnival is really a labor of love from a whole lot of volunteers, most of whom are ukulele players.  This is a weekend designed to give you plenty of […]

August 19, 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.

August 19, 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!

August 19, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The North Shore's Fascinating Geology
The North Shore's Fascinating Geology

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Are you an agate or Thomsonite hunter? Do you look for interesting rocks on every beach? Do you wonder about all those rock faces you see as you drive by on highway 61? Why is Sugarloaf Cove a world class geologic site? Join us for an adventure in geology. We’ll explore the fire and ice […]

August 19, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wolves at Our Door Presentation
Wolves at Our Door Presentation

Grand Marais Public Library | Grand Marais MN

The International Wolf Center program presents photos, video clips and includes artifacts such as wolf pelts, skulls, moose & deer antlers, and more for participants to handle. This is an opportunity to learn about wolves, discuss concerns about them, and get your questions answered by highly qualified wolf specialists. Older children especially may find this […]

August 19, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

National Honey Bee Day
National Honey Bee Day

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

Special Presentations World Honey Bee Day, previously known as Honey Bee Awareness Day, is an idea put together by beekeepers in the USA, who petitioned the USDA in 2009 for an official day to honor honey bees and beekeeping. A few years down the line, people across the globe are holding a date of observation […]

August 19, 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.

August 19, 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. […]

August 19, 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 […]

August 19, 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

August 19, 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 […]

August 19, 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.

August 19, 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.

August 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Flying Shadows: Stories of the Raven
Flying Shadows: Stories of the Raven

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Are you smarter than a raven? Considered one of the most intelligent birds on the planet, the raven, is sometimes viewed as a bad omen. Learn how a raven uses its intelligence to survive in the north. Listen to its stories and legends. Meet at the Lady Slipper Amphitheater.

August 19, 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.

August 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Gordon Thorne performs

August 19, 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 August 3 – Beach Bonfire with Joe Paulik 5 – Gen LaFond and Amy Grillo 10 – Beach Bonfire with Joe Paulik 12 – Plucked Up String Band 17 – Beach Bonfire with Joe Paulik 19 – Gordon Thorne 24 -Beach […]

August 19, 2017
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.

August 19, 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

August 19, 2017
7:30 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 Fridays & Saturdays, plus many other days in the summer, start time varies.
Click above for dates, times and performers.

August 19, 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.

August 19, 2017
9:00 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.