August 31, 2017
All Day

History Week

History Week will include history talks, demonstrations and festive gatherings at historical locations throughout the county. 

Schedule of Events

Saturday August 26
1 pm – Harbor History Walking Tour, meet at the Lightkeeper’s Museum in Grand Marais

Saturday August 26
John Schroeder Day at Cross River Heritage Center in Schroeder.
Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast at the Schroeder Town Hall from 8 – 10 am, and activities at Cross River Heritage Center from 10 am – 2 pm.

Tuesday August 29
North Shore Cruise’ “See the Shore Through the Eyes of a Fisherman.”  Join the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum for a trip aboard the historic boat, the Wenonah.  The ship leaves the Silver Bay Marina at 4:30 for a two hour trip along the coast of Lake Superior with a commercial fisherman describing hazards, historic sites, old fish houses and storms.  You will never view at the coast the same way again. If bad weather, cruise will be August 30th.

$50 per person. Reservations required. Call 218-663-7050 or visit

Wednesday August 30
1 pm – Harbor History Walking Tour, meet at the Lightkeeper’s Museum in Grand Marais

Friday September 1
1 pm – Lefse Demonstration: A modern twist on a historic recipe, Lightkeeper’s Museum in Grand Marais

Saturday September 2
10 am – Historical Scavenger Hunt, meet at the Lightkeeper’s Museum in Grand Marais
1 pm – Harbor History Walking Tour, meet at Lightkeeper’s Museum in Grand Marais

Sunday September 3
Pie and Ice Cream Social at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center on the Gunflint Trail

August 31, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Finland Farmer's Market
Finland Farmer's Market

Clair Nelson / Finland Community Center | Finland MN

Under the pavilion at the Clair Nelson Center. Call 218-353-0300 with questions or for more information.

We are able to accept credit cards!

August 31, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

North Coast Beach Barbecue
North Coast Beach Barbecue

Cove Point Lodge | Beaver Bay MN

What’s more ‘summer’ than having a Barbecue dinner at the lake!? Come over to Cove Point Lodge any Thursday in July and August and we’ll have the food and drinks ready. All you have to bring is your appetite. We’ll be cooking over an open fire and be featuring all the barbecue staple items all the while overlooking Lake Superior.

Advanced tickets requested, but we will feed all who come!

Call Cove Point Lodge for tickets

August 31, 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

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 Bonfire with Joe Paulik
26 – Briand Morrison
31 – Beach Bonfire with Joe Paulik


August 31, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Two Harbors City Band
Two Harbors City Band

Thomas Owens Park | Two Harbors MN

The Two Harbors City Band was organized in 1897 and is the oldest city band existing in Minnesota!. Each summer the Band performs free weekly concerts in the Paul Gauche Memorial Band Shell located in Thomas Owens Park in downtown Two Harbors.

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!