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 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017
All Day

7th Annual Halloween Bonspiel

Cook County Curling Club | Grand Marais MN

Open Bonspiel! There’s a costume contest with a prize awarded to the best dressed individual and team.

Entry Fee – $200 per team

Included in entry fee

  • Friday – appetizers
  • Saturday – lunch and dinner
  • Sunday morning – rolls
  • Cash Prizes

All skill levels are welcome to have a fun bonspiel experience. Register here

October 28, 2017
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bird Banding
Bird Banding

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Take a much closer look at songbirds! We will be banding birds and monitoring the populations of songbirds that nest and travel through Sugarloaf Cove and adding to the growing research on North Shore birds. Stop in to learn more about the banding process and its importance in understanding the lifespan, movement, and productivity of songbirds.

If it is rainy, banding will be cancelled.  Donations gladly accepted.

 

October 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Music: Open Jam!

American Legion Post 109 | Two Harbors MN

Every Saturday afternoon

October 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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