Date/Time
Event

September 8, 2017 - October 29, 2017
All Day

Plein Air 2017
Plein Air 2017

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

Opening Reception is 5 – 7 pm on Friday, September 15.

Exhibit & Sale of works September 15 – October 29 at the Johnson Heritage Post Art and Art Colony

Come to participate or to watch artists recreate the beautiful scenery in Cook County. In one week, 60 artists paint outdoors over 3,000 square miles of Cook County, resulting in over 200 paintings of the North Shore. This event is open to all, set up your easel and canvas to capture the scenic landscapes of the rugged shores of Lake Superior and surrounding Northwoods in this fun and competitive outdoor painting contest.

Additional details and registration available by calling 218-387-2737 or email info@grandmaraisartcolony.org or visit the website: www.grandmaraisartcolony.org

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
All Day

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 September workshops & events.

October 1, 2017 - October 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.

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
All Day

Moose Madness Family Festival
Moose Madness Family Festival

Downtown Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

The Moose is Loose in Grand Marais! Our favorite species specimen, “alces alces”, Murray-the-Moose, will be around town for the much sought-after photo opportunity, and moose-related activities are planned for everyone!

Moose Madness Medallion Hunt begins at 9am on Friday morning!!

For the sleuths in the crowd, the moose madness medallion hunt is a hoot. The first clues are released at 9am on Friday morning and go on until it is found! found on public land and south of 61. The search is safe, though sometimes hard. It’s somewhere made for fun!

October 21, 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.

October 21, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Twine and Cordage - Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
Twine and Cordage - Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

What will you do to survive the Zombie Apocalypse (or other unplanned disaster)?

Twine, cordage, and rope could come in handy, but if you don’t have any you may need to make your own.

We’ll explore some natural fibers and we will also be using salvaged materials to make our own strong and sturdy ropes. Everyone will go home with homemade rope!

To register, send an email to kurt.mead@state.mn.us and tell us how many people will be coming. There is limited space in this hands-on program.

Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult!

October 21, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Muffin Man Story Hour
The Muffin Man Story Hour

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Moose-a-Rama with the Muffin Man. He with read picture books aloud for young children and the young at heart.

October 21, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Voyageur Brewing Company Tour
Voyageur Brewing Company Tour

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

We offer brewery tours year round on Saturdays and during the summer months we have tours on Saturdays and Sundays. A guide will explain the brewing process to you and show you the ingredients and equipment needed to make craft beer. After the tour guests 21 and over will be offered samples of our beer and can ask any questions they might still have.

We ask guests to reserve a spot online as there is a 20 person maximum per group.  Summer tour times are 11:30am and 1pm on Saturdays and 1pm on Sundays.  Now through May we have one tour on Saturdays.

No payment is necessary at the time of booking the reservation but we we do ask you to bring a $5 donation that we can give to one of our Cook County non-profits.

Tour Details:

  • Tour of facility($5 donation)
  • Please bring an ID
  • Tours take approximately 75 minutes
  • Complimentary beer samples included for guests 21+
  • Everyone is welcome in the tasting room and gift shop
  • Recommended for ages 12+
  • Limited to 20 guests per tour
  • Tours must be booked in advance
  • Please wear closed toe shoes

Don’t forget to register all members of your party, including your kids.

Please cancel your reservation if you are unable to attend so some other lucky fan will get to enjoy the tour.

October 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Family Festival
Family Festival

Grand Portage State Park | Grand Portage MN

Join us for family games and activities including a scavenger hunt, games, art, and activities for the entire family to enjoy together. Hike the trails to High Falls (1 mile round trip) or Middle Falls (5 miles round trip with rugged terrain and drastic elevation) at your leisure.

October 21, 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

October 21, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Music: Open Jam!

American Legion Post 109 | Two Harbors MN

Every Saturday afternoon

October 21, 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.

October 21, 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.

October 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Dec 2, Jon Paulik, 7-10p
Dec 5, Jim & Michele Miller, 6-8p
Dec 7, Pete Kavanuagh, 6-8p
Dec 9, Gene LaFond & Amy Grillo, 6-8p
Dec 14, Briand Morrison, 6-8p
Dec 16, Gordon Thorne, 7-10p
Dec 19, Joshua Schmidt 6-8p
Dec 21, Joshua Schmidt, 6-8p
Dec 23, Eric Frost, 7-10p
Dec 26, Pushing Chain, 7-10p
Dec 27, Joe Paulik, 7-10p
Dec 28, Eric Frost, 7-10p
Dec 29, Common Ground, 7-10p
Dec 30, Plucked Up String band, 7-10p

Jan 2  – Jon Kallberg 6-8pm
Jan 4 – Joe Paulik 6-8pm
Jan 6 – Tim Fast 7-10pm
Jan 9 – Briand Morrison 6-8pm
Jan 11 – Timmy Haus 6-8pm
Jan 13 – Plucked Up String Band 7-10pm
Jan 16 – Pete Kavanaugh 6-8pm
Jan 18 – Jim & Michele Miller 6-8pm
Jan 20 – Gordon Thorne 7-10pm
Jan 23 – Joe Paulik 6-8pm
Jan 25 – Eric Frost 6-8pm
Jab 27 – Briand Morrison 7-10pm
Jan 30 – Gordon Thorne 6-8pm

 

October 21, 2017
7:00 pm

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Grandma Rays | Grand Marais MN

Mondays – Open Mic – The stage opens at 6PM and stays open as long as there are willing players. No talent required! PA is provided! Bring your instrument(s), your voice, or your whole band! Join in an impromptu jam with other musicians, or just hang out and enjoy the fun! You never know what’s going to happen!

Tuesdays – Trivia

LIVE MUSIC Schedule
Dec 15 :: North Shore Community Swing Band, 6-7:30pm
Dec 16 :: Juke Box Night, 8-10pm
Dec 22 :: Portage Band, 6-8pm .  and .  Bug Dope, 8:30-11pm
Dec 23 :: Bughouse, 8:30-11pm
Dec 29 :: Juke Box Night,
Dec 30 :: SplinterTones, 8-11pm
Dec 31 :: 4-Shore, 8pm – midnight

Jan 5-6 :: tba
Jan 12 :: Portage Band 6-8 pm   and .  BugDope 8:30-11pm
Jan 13 :: Bug House 8-11pm
Jan 19 :: Brothers in Arms 8-11pm
Jan 20 :: 4-Shore 8-11pm
Jan 26 :: Portage Band 6-8pm
Jan 27 :: Blues Happy 8-11pm

October 21, 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.

October 21, 2017
8:30 pm

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