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May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019
All Day

Rags To Riches....paintings by Leoh
Rags To Riches....paintings by Leoh

Cedar Coffee/Spokengear | Two Harbors MN

This show is full of action and emotion. It features rag dolls, bikes, coffee cups and even a muffin with a cherry on top!

Join us Friday May 3rd to meet Lauri E Olson-Hohman and see her new series of original paintings “From Rags to Riches”. 5-7 pm.

Beer and Wine $1 off and full food menu available. Art and cards on display and for sale through June 30.

June 8, 2019 - June 30, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Calling | An Art Exhibit by Alexa Carson

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of works titled “Calling” created by Alexa Carson.

Alexa Carson’s paintings invoke the call of our wilderness– the call of the chickadee, the loon, the wolf. We are being called back to our natural spaces to reconnect with wildlife, and to reclaim our role as nature’s stewards.

Summer Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday 1-4 pm; Monday 10 am – 4 pm. CLOSED TUESDAYS

The exhibit runs through June 30.

June 21, 2019
All Day

Summer Naturalist Programs
Summer Naturalist Programs

Through a unique, nationally recognized partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, resorts and other locations in Cook County host FREE, family-friendly naturalist programs Tuesdays – Saturdays all summer long.

Naturalist program topics range from bats, beavers, and wolves to moose, meteor strikes and wildflowers. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you are just visiting for the day. No resort reservations are required to participate.

Click the title to see today’s opportunities!

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019
All Day

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, chowder 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 and 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.

This year’s Featured Speaker at 12:30 on Sunday, June 23 will be Douglas Brooks, returning by popular demand with fresh stories from his time in Japan studying with traditional boat builders. His talk, Ways of Learning: An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan will be at 12:30 on Sunday, and he will teach and demonstrate throughout the weekend.

Festival Highlights include:

– Harbor Side Wooden Boat Display
– Boats-to-Tools Auction
– Wooden Boat Speaker Series
– Craft Demonstrators
– Lake Superior Chowder Experience
– Steam Bent Brunch
– Solstice Pageant on Saturday at 8 pm
– Members Annual Meeting – Sunday at Noon

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June 21, 2019
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Naturalist Events
Naturalist Events

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Thursdays – In-Depth Nature Discovery
Fridays – Bird-Banding Demonstrations 7 – 11 am

Have you ever seen a wild bird up close? Visit any time and discover the many types of birds that live along the North Shore. Free/donations. appreciated.

Saturdays – Nature Talks

Aug 17, 10 am – State of the Birds
Aug 24, 10 am – Photo Scavenger Hunt
Aug 31 – 10 am, Life on the Edge

Sunday – Geology Walks at 10 am

Sugarloaf Cove is an incredible place to explore geology! Discover how Lake Superior was formed. Learn how to find agates. Free/donations. appreciated.

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June 21, 2019
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sail on the Hjørdis
Sail on the Hjørdis

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

The flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis shares the name of the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip on this 50’ traditionally-rigged steel schooner and gain access to both the largest lake in the world and experience Grand Marais as it was approached in the centuries before Highway 61 — from the water.

The 2019 sailing season has begun! Even better than watching her from the shore is spending time aboard out on the water

Try the 2-Hour Daily Sail, or Friday and Saturday Sunset Sail!

For more details, or to book a reservation click here.

June 21, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wet Your Paddle!
Wet Your Paddle!

Gunflint Trail outfitters want to introduce families and anyone interested to the adventurous joys of canoeing in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by asking visitors to “Wet Your Paddle.”
Outfitters are hosting an hour of free canoe paddling and will provide instruction if needed!

You may visit the outfitter of your choice during their selected hour of the program, but please call ahead to let them know you are coming.
Anyone coming outside of the allotted time slot will be charged normal rental fees.

June 21, 2019
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! Enjoy mud art, boat races or other topics that will connect you with nature. Be prepared to get dirty. Join us for some family fun and time well spent in nature. Meet at the Visitor Center Art Column.

Join us Thursdays in August!

June 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Music at Voyageur Brewing
Live Music at Voyageur Brewing

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

August
19 :: Jim McGowan :: 5-8pm
26 :: Matthew Griswold :: 5-8pm

September
2 :: Matt & Laurel :: 5-8pm
9 :: Jim McGowan :: 5-8pm
16 :: Timmy Haus :: 5-8pm
23 :: Billy Johnson :: 5-8pm
30 :: Matthew Griswold :: 5-8pm

June 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Live Music & Events at Grandma Rays
Live Music & Events at Grandma Rays

Grandma Rays | Grand Marais MN

Mondays :: Beer Bingo :: 7-9pm
Tuesdays :: Trivia Night :: 7-9pm
Saturdays :: Texas Hold ‘Em :: 6:15-8pm

Live Music

August
2 :: Cook County’s Most Wanted :: 8pm-midnight
3 :: Billy Johnson :: 5-8pm
3 :: Kutdown :: 9pm-1am
9 :: The Portage Band :: 6-8pm
9 :: Bughouse :: 8:30pm-12:30am
10 :: Brothers in Arms :: 8-11pm
16 :: Mysterious Ways :: 8-11pm
17 :: The Fish Heads :: 8:30pm-midnight
23 :: The Portage Band :: 6-8pm
24 :: Southpaws :: 8:30-midnight
30 :: 4 Shore :: 9pm-midnight
31 :: The Cruisers :: 8pm-midnight

September
6 :: Caitlin Thomas with Al Oikari & Friends :: 8:30pm
7 :: Caitlin Thomas with Al Oikari & Friends :: 8:30pm
13 :: Portage Band :: 6-8pm
14 :: Brothers in Arms :: 8-11pm
21 :: Mysterious Ways :: 8-11pm
27 :: Portage Band :: 6-8pm
28 :: Christopher David Hanson Band :: 8pm-midnight

June 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Live Music at The Gunflint Tavern
Live Music at The Gunflint Tavern

Gun Flint Tavern | Grand Marais MN

Wednesdays 6:30pm :: Open Mic

August
16-17 :: Thunderheads :: 8:30 – 11:30 pm
18 :: Jim McGowan :: 7 – 10 pm
23 :: That Dand ‘Ol Tri’ole :: 8:30 – 11:30 pm
24 :: Crazy Chester :: 8:30 pm – midnight
25 :: Bug Dope :: 8 pm – midnight
30-31 :: The Federalies :: 9 pm – midnight

September
6-7 :: Rich Mattson & The Northstars :: 8:30-midnight
8 :: Bug Dope :: 8-midnight
12 :: Plucked Up String Band :: 8-midnight
13-14 :: Rootz Within :: 8:30pm-midnight
15 :: Timmy Haus :: 7:30-11pm
19 :: Gordon Thorne :: 6-9pm
20-21 :: Space Monkey Mafia :: 8:30pm-midnight
22 :: Timmy Haus :: 7:30-11pm
27-28 :: Colleen Myhre :: 8-11pm
29 :: Bug Dope :: 8-midnight

June 21, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

Tuesdays :: Trivia Tuesday, 6 pm

Fridays :: Live Music, 7 pm
Saturdays :: Live Music, 7 pm

Live Music 7 pm unless noted

August
23 :: Dave Cofell
24 :: Pushing Chain :: 2 pm
30 :: Hannah Rey

September
6 :: Pushing Chain
4 :: Pushing Chain
2 :: Pushing Chain :: 2 pm
7 :: Pushing Chain :: 2 pm

June 21, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music & Trivia

Kamloops Lounge | Two Harbors MN

Kamloops Lounge at Superior Shores
Fridays :: Live Music :: 8 pm