Date/Time
Event

May 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018
All Day

Art Underground
Art Underground

Betsy Bowen Studio | Grand Marais MN

An invitational art show featuring new woodcuts by Betsy and work by over 30 regional artists.

Sneak Preview, Friday, May 25th from 5 – 8pm.

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 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.

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
All Day

North House Folk School Courses
North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From Artisan Cheesemaking, to Two-Thumbed Arctic Fisherman’s Mittens and Sailing Trips, North House offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Check out the Northern Landscapes Festival and The Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival. Click above for full course listing and details.

June 22, 2018 - July 16, 2018
All Day

Through Our Hands V - Sun, Moon, Stars
Through Our Hands V - Sun, Moon, Stars

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

An Exhibition of Northwoods Fiber Guild Artisans

Exhibit will be open during
Gallery Hours
Sunday 1 – 4pm
Monday 10am – 4pm
Closed Tuesdays
Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm

June 22, 2018 - June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Agate Bay Arts & Crafts Show

Little Red Schoolhouse | Two Harbors MN

Local Art, textiles, baked goods, and more! At the Little Red Larsmont Schoolhouse

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival
Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

Rows of hand-made and unique watercraft, a boat parade, craft demonstrations, an evening square dance, boat and tool auction, chili and brats…there’s a bit of everything during our Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival. Try your hand at a workshop or course; be inspired by the stories of boat builders, sailors and travelers; plan your next adventure. Join us as we welcome the summer season in the best way possible: talking boats, celebrating community and hanging out on the shores of Lake Superior.

FEATURED SPEAKER:
Martha Green Phillips, author of Border Country, the Northwoods Canoe Journals of Howard Greene, 1906 – 1916.

Festival Highlights

Harbor Side Wooden Boat Display | Boats-to-Tools Auction
Speaker Series | Craft Demonstrators
Lake Superior Chowder Experience | Steam Bent Brunch
Solstice Pageant on Saturday at 8 pm | Members Annual Meeting
Mini-Courses | Sailing on the schooner, Hjordis

June 23, 2018
All Day

Lutsen 99er
Lutsen 99er

Lutsen Mountains | Lutsen MN

The Lutsen 99er is an Ultra Mountain Bike Race through 99 miles of the most rugged terrain Minnesota has to offer.

The race starts and finishes at Lutsen Mountains and winds from the coast of Lake Superior through the peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains with 19 mile, 39 mile, new this year: a 69 mile and the ultimate 99 mile course options. Registration, map & info here.

 

June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Market
Cook County Market

Senior Center Parking Lot | Grand Marais MN

We strive to offer our community quality hand made crafts and local food, including :

Handmade Crafts,,Fresh Baked Goods, Wood Craft & Furniture, Household Items-Art Work, Blown & Fused Glass, Canned Goods, Pottery-Clay Work, Weaving-Knitting-Sewing, Seasonal Produce & Plants, Local Vendors.

June 23, 2018
9:00 am

SHT Guided Hike
SHT Guided Hike

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Fifth Falls View Hike, 2.2 miles
Make sure to pack a camera for great views along the Gooseberry River. This hike will be led by a Gooseberry Falls State Park naturalist and the route may fluctuate a bit.  Meet inside the Gooseberry Falls Visitor Center.
Directions to Gooseberry Falls Visitor Center: At Hwy. 61 milepost 38.9, turn right and go 0.2 miles to Visitor Center parking lot.

 

  • SHTA weekend hikes begin at 10:00 AM rain, snow, or shine. Weekday hikes begin at 9:00 AM.
  • Each hike is led by a member of the Superior Hiking Trail Association! Hike leaders may cancel or change the hike in the event of severe weather. The meeting location will always remain the same.
  • Hikes are free of charge. No need to register.
  • Wear sturdy boots or hiking shoes, bring lunch, water, and insect repellent.
  • Due to past problems, dogs are not allowed on guided hikes.
  • Hikes are rugged and often very challenging. Please assess your own abilities before deciding to participate. It is better to start small than to be overly ambitious about what you can handle. We offer a variety of hike lengths for this purpose.

June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmers Market
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Cedar Coffee Company | Two Harbors MN

  • Locally grown produce, baked goods, vendors and crafts from your local and talented community members. Saturday mornings from 9am-noon at a new location this year, Cedar Coffee Company/Spokengear!

June 23, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Children's Day
Children's Day

Split Rock Lighthouse | Two Harbors MN

A day of tours geared for children and free admission for ages 17 and under. Families can learn about the children who lived at the light station and join in special games, crafts, and activities.

Cost
$10 adults, $8 seniors, veterans/active military, college students, free age 17 and under and MNHS members

June 23, 2018
10:00 am

SHT Guided Hike
SHT Guided Hike

Split Rock River | Two Harbors MN

Split Rock Ridge Loop, 4.4 miles
Hike this other Split Rock Loop with fantastic views of Lake Superior and the Split Rock Lighthouse. Meet at Split Rock River Wayside.
Directions to Split Rock River Wayside: On Hwy. 61 milepost 43.5 with parking lot on left.

 

  • SHTA weekend hikes begin at 10:00 AM rain, snow, or shine.
  • Each hike is led by a member of the Superior Hiking Trail Association! Hike leaders may cancel or change the hike in the event of severe weather. The meeting location will always remain the same.
  • Hikes are free of charge. No need to register.
  • Wear sturdy boots or hiking shoes, bring lunch, water, and insect repellent.
  • Due to past problems, dogs are not allowed on guided hikes.
  • Hikes are rugged and often very challenging. Please assess your own abilities before deciding to participate. It is better to start small than to be overly ambitious about what you can handle. We offer a variety of hike lengths for this purpose.

June 23, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gooseberry Falls events
Gooseberry Falls events

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

falls view hike

11 am – noon :: Enjoy great views and discover falls history as you explore the Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. Don’t forget your camera. Majority of the hike will involve descending stairs on this 3/4 mile walk. Meet at the Visitor Center Art Column.

Gooseberry: River of Life

2:30 – 4 pm :: They’re creepy! They’re crawling! They’re very important. Come join the naturalist as we get our hands and feet wet exploring the marvelous life in the Gooseberry River. Identify some common critters that call the river home. Discover the reason why having these creepy crawlies is a good thing and why the river is very important. Meet at the lower falls area.

June 23, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Muffin Man Story Hour
The Muffin Man Story Hour

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Oh, how wonderful to be read aloud to; joins us summer Saturdays for this story hour with the Muffin Man.

Also check out these other readings at Drury lane:

Aug 25 :: Brenda Child & Jonathan Thunder: Bowwow Powwow :: 7:00pm
Aug 26 :: Full Moon Reading featuring Children’s Books :: 7:30pm

June 23, 2018
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Wolves at Our Door presented by the International Wolf Center

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

A presentation by the International Wolf Center from Ely, MN

“Wolves at our Door” is a PowerPoint program based on photos and video clips from the center.
There will be plenty of unique artifacts brought over for viewing.

All presentations are family friendly and free to the public, they will be held inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

June 23, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peregrine Falcons on the North Shore
Peregrine Falcons on the North Shore

Split Rock Lighthouse | Two Harbors MN

Meet Jackie Fallon of the Midwest Peregrine Society and two live falcons and learn more about these amazing birds. Fallon has worked on peregrine research in Minnesota for nearly 30 years and has many stories to share and information about protecting these animals.

Included with $6-10 site admission/MNHS members free

June 23, 2018
2:00 pm

North House Campus Tour
North House Campus Tour

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

Learn a little about this place where so many folks learn a lot!

June 23, 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

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Local Artisan Spotlight and Sale, through Christmas

LIVE MUSIC, 4-7pm

NOVEMBER
Nov 23 – Pushing Chain
Nov 30 – Timmy Haus

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

June 23, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Cascade Lodge Pub | Lutsen MN

Live music 6-8pm

AUGUST
Aug 16 :: Pete Kavanaugh
Aug 18 :: Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo
Aug 23 :: Frozen Britches
Aug 25 :: North Country Fair, 3:00pm – 7:00pm

June 23, 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
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

June 23, 2018
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground | Grand Marais MN

LIVE MUSIC

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

AUGUST
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

June 23, 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
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

June 23, 2018
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.

2018 DATES
May 26
June 23
July 7, 14, 21 & 28
August 4 & 18
September 1, 22 & 29
October 6 & 20
November 24
December 29 & 31

Details and reservations.