May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops
Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

With art classes for both young and old, the Grand Marais Art Colony offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Click above for full course listing and details.

May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
All Day

North House Folk School Courses
North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From Beekeeping, to Woodblock Printmaking and Foraging for Spring Wild Edibles, North House offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Click above for full course listing and details.

May 19, 2018
6:30 am - 4:00 pm

Superior Spring Trail Race

Caribou Highlands Lodge | Lutsen MN

12.5KM, 25KM & 50KM trail race

The trail travels through forests of birch, aspen, pine, fir, and cedar. Hikers and runners enjoy views of boreal forests, the Sawtooth Mountains, babbling brooks, rushing waterfalls, and abundant wildlife. The lowest point on the trail is 602 feet above sea level and the highest point is 1,829 feet above sea level.

Details and registration online

May 19, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Birding and Poetry at Oberg Mountain
Birding and Poetry at Oberg Mountain

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Come enjoy the spring warbler birding migration on the North Shore. Sedna Cedarstone, Master Naturalist and long time (20 years) birder will take curious beginner level birders on two separate hikes with varied bird habitat and toss in the occasional inspirational bird poem. On May 19, we will travel to Oberg Mountain, an elevated hike with known sightings of many native and migrating warblers.

Bring your binoculars (we will also have some available to loan), sturdy shoes and clothing, water, snack and favorite bird poem if you wish. Visual aids of birds we hope to see will be provided. We will meet at the Sugarloaf Cove Center and drive to the birding site. The starting time is 8 am, ending 11 am, rain or shine.

Register by May 16 as group size is limited. $10 per person; $25 per family. Register online at

May 19, 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast
Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast

Great Expectations School | Grand Marais MN

Great Expectations School will hold the annual greenhouse plant sale and pancake breakfast this Saturday.  Bring the whole family and shop for annuals, perennials, herbs, and garden vegetables. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with sausage, juice and real maple syrup!

All the plants have been grown here on site by knowledgable volunteers.  All proceeds benefit the students of Great Expectations School.  Thanks for supporting education.

May 19, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Yard Sale: Spokengear's Bike and Gear Swap
Yard Sale: Spokengear's Bike and Gear Swap

Spokengear Cyclery and Outdoor | Two Harbors MN

Buy a wide selection of new and used cycling, camping, hiking and canoeing gear. Donate your used bikes, canoes, packs or any other well loved, gently used gear. All proceeds from the sale of your donated gear will benefit area trails. If you have gear to sell you determine the price, 80% goes back to you and 20% will benefit area trails. Come to the sale and try any new or used bike!

May 19, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Music & Events
Music & Events

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

Saturdays – Brewery Tours, 11am-12pm; click here to make a reservation
Sundays – Viking Game day, 12-3pm in Sep, food and drink specials


Oct 19- North County Fair
Oct 26 – Briand Morrison

Nov 2 – Ian ALexy
Nov 9 – Joe Paulik
Nov 16 – LaFond & Grillo
Nov 23 – Pushing Chain
Nov 30 – Timmy Haus

Dec 7 – Maria Nickolay
Dec 14 – Nate Weiler
Dec 21 – Matt and Laurel
Dec 28 – Jim McGowan

May 19, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Tuesdays Live Music – 6:00pm – Poplar River Pub
Thursdays Live Music – 6:00pm – Poplar River Pub
Saturdays Live Music – 7:00pm – Lutsen Resort

August 16 :: Eric Frost, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
August 18 :: Gordon Thorne, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
August 23 :: Joe Paulik, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
August 25 :: Common Ground, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
August 30 :: Joe Paulik, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

May 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gunflint Burning by Cary J. Griffith
Gunflint Burning by Cary J. Griffith

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters

Gunflint Burning is a comprehensive account of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire of 2007, one of the largest wildfires in Minnesota history. In sharp detail, Cary J. Griffith describes the key events of the fire as they unfold, transporting readers to the front lines of an epic struggle that was at times heroic, tragic, and sublime.

Join us at Drury Lane for a reading, discussion, and signing with author Cary Griffith.

May 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground | Grand Marais MN


Sundays :: Open Stage with host Joe Paulik,  6:00pm – 9:00pm

Aug 15 :: Pete Kavanaugh :: 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 16 :: Jerry Vandiver :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 17 :: Jim’s Country Laundry :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 18 :: Doug Otto & the Getaways :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 19 :: Sky Blue Jazz Trio :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 22 :: North Shore Community Swing Band :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 23 :: Maria Nickolay :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 23 :: The Lucky Dutch – Benefit for NSMA :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 24 :: Sarah Morris :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 26 :: Bill and Kate Isles :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 29 :: Joe Paulik :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 30 :: North Country Fair :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 31 :: Alamode :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm

May 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music, Tours & Events
Live Music, Tours & Events

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

Tuesdays :: Trivia Tuesday, 6:00pm
Fridays :: Live Music, 7:00pm
Saturdays :: Live Music, 7:00pm

August 17-18 :: Anniversary Weekend ’18, All Day
August 24 :: Joe Paulik, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
August 25 :: The Northeast Timberland Band, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
August 31 :: Hannah Rey, 7:00pm – 9:00pm