Date/Time
Event

July 1, 2018 - July 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.

July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
All Day

North House Folk School Courses
North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From Basketry, to Fly Fishing and Timber Framing, North House offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Check out the some of the great summer courses available. Click above for full course listing and details.

July 17, 2018 - August 9, 2018
All Day

Douglas Ross Exhibit
Douglas Ross Exhibit

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Douglas Ross is a renown oil painter. His exhibit titled “Circle Tour” will be filled with paintings done from around the states that are on Lake Superior.

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018
All Day

North Shore Water Festival
North Shore Water Festival

Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply | Grand Marais MN

The North Shore Water Festival will have experts on-hand offering fishing, touring kayak and canoe demonstrations, stand-up paddle board (SUP) demo activities in the harbor, including SUP yoga, plus check out what new water and outdoor gear is available this year.  Most activities are free to the public, and only require signing a waiver and/or registering in advance for SUP board yoga.

July 21, 2018 - August 12, 2018
All Day

Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition
Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition titled  “Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018” – a magnificent showing of works by famed artists Hazel Belvo and Marcia Casey Cushmore. The exhibit runs through August 12th. Their work is grounded in the environment, but is thoroughly abstract. Both artists will have artwork available for purchase. This is not an exhibit to miss!

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018
4:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lake Superior Salmon Classic

Silver Bay Marina | Silver Bay MN

For rules and more information about the fishing tournament, click here.

July 22, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live Music Brunch
Live Music Brunch

Moguls Grille & Tap Room | Lutsen MN

Join jazz guitarist Briand Morrison for a relaxing Sunday morning brunch at Moguls Grille located in Caribou Highlands Lodge on Lutsen Mtns. Listeners enjoy a wide variety of tunes including John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Richard Rogers and Thelonious Monk along with plus original jazz and other favorite tunes. Briand’s guitar playing appeals to jazz aficionados and anyone who loves good guitar.

July 22, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stories in Stone
Stories in Stone

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

There are so many different kinds of rocks on the Sugarloaf Beach! How did they form, how did Lake Superior get here, did all these rocks come from around here, how do you know an agate when you find one, what about Thomsonite? All sorts of questions come up when you look at rocks. Margie, our Naturalist will hang out on the Sugarloaf beach every Sunday and answer questions about rocks, and periodically take interested people for an exploration of the lava flows on Sugarloaf Point. Come any time between 10 and 1. $5 per person; $10 per family.

July 22, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Play
Nature Play

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Come get your hands dirty in the fun of nature! Mud art, boat races and other topics that will allow you to play in nature. Be prepared to get dirty. Follow us along on this summer series for some family fun and time well spent in nature. Meet at the Visitor Center Art Column for some fun.

July 22, 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

July 22, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sunday Afternoon Program - David Battistel
Sunday Afternoon Program - David Battistel

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

John A. Paulson: The Man behind the Mystery as told by David Battistel

The story of the Paulson Mine, located in the western part of Cook County, Minnesota, has captivated people for many years. Touted as one of the great mining projects of the era, its failure in the early 1890s had a devastating impact on local economies spanning both sides of the border. The man behind this venture, John Paulson, was until recently an almost mythological figure. His life story however, from Norwegian immigrant, to Civil War veteran, to entrepreneur and finally to widowed farmer, is one of triumph and tragedy that exemplifies the North American experience in the 19th Century.

Dave Battistel is a history teacher and instructional leader at St. Patrick High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Since 1994 he has been actively researching and writing about the history of the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western Railway, as well as its associated ventures (silver and iron mining and logging). He is currently writing a book on the Gunflint & Lake Superior Railroad.

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

Donations are always appreciated to help with the costs of supplies and event speakers

July 22, 2018
4:00 pm

Sunday Music by the Lake
Sunday Music by the Lake

Raven Rock Grill | Grand Marais MN

September 2 – Woodblind; traditional reggae, classic rock, R&B and original rocksteady
September 9 – Cookie; acoustic duo playing blues, soul rock and roll

July 22, 2018
7:00 pm

Grand Marais Playhouse Presents
Grand Marais Playhouse Presents

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Shrek the Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

Shrek The Musical Performances will be July 19, 21, 27, 29, Aug. 2, 4, 10, 12.

Mom’s Gift by Phil Olson

In this comedy with a heart, Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in It’s A Wonderful Life, she has to accomplish a task to earn her wings. Only what the task actually is, is a mystery. There are so many things to fix. The problem is complicated by the fact that the only person who can hear or see Mom is her daughter who has been ordered by the court to spend Dad’s birthday with him as part of her Anger Management Program. One by one the family’s secrets are peeled away revealing a shocking truth that surprises even our ghost.

Comedy performances will be July 20,22, 26, 28, Aug. 3, 5, 9, 11

July 22, 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

July 22, 2018
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Gun Flint Tavern | Grand Marais MN

Wednesday night is open mic night.

August
Aug 14 :: Bug Dope :: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Aug 16 :: Gordon Thorne :: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Aug 17-18 :: Space Monkey Mafia, 9:00pm – 11:55pm
Aug 19 :: Jim and Michele Miller :: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Aug 24 :: The Lark and the Loon, 8:30pm – 11:55pm
Aug 25-26 :: Easy Rider, 8:30pm – 11:55pm
Aug 28 :: Joe Paulik Band, 7:30pm – 11:25pm
Aug 31-Sep 1 :: The Federales :: 8:00pm – 11:55pm