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July 11, 2019 - July 14, 2019
12:00 am

Two Harbors Heritage Days
Two Harbors Heritage Days

Two Harbors | Two Harbors MN

Two Harbors Heritage Days is the annual four day event held the first full Thursday through Sunday after the Fourth of July Holiday. The festival offers a three day arts/crafts show, stage entertainment, a street dance and two parades with Saturday’s parade being attended by thousands of local citizens and tourists to the area. Heritage days is also known for many class reunion events held that weekend.

July 12, 2019
12:00 am

Live Music
Live Music

Eagle Ridge Resort | Lutsen MN

16 :: Gene LaFond & Amy Grillo :: 7 – 9:30 pm
23 :: Eric Frost :: 7 – 9:30 pm
30 :: Joe Paulik :: 7 – 9:30 pm

July 12, 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!

July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Hopped Up Caribou Festival
Hopped Up Caribou Festival

Caribou Highlands Lodge | Lutsen MN

The Hopped Up Caribou Festival features an array of local craft brewers, live music and plenty of activities—this year even offers Hassle-Free Weddings and Vow Renewals for Beer Lovers, too!

The beer tastings are the festival’s most popular draw, but the two-day schedule includes a variety of additional entertainment:

5pm start: Check-in and Beer Tasting with Voyageur Brewing in the Lobby of Caribou Highlands Lodge
6pm-8pm: 4-Course Beer Paired Dinner at Moguls Grille & Tap Room $49
8pm-11pm: Music in Village Courtyard – Timmy Haus $5 (Includes one free beer)
6am – 1pm: Free time for Adventure!
8am-11am: Breakfast Buffet & Bloody Mary Bar
1pm – 4pm: Beer Fest in Village Courtyard with Music by Timmy Haus $39
6pm-8pm: Pig Roast Dinner in Village Courtyard with Live Music $49
8pm-11pm: Live Outdoor Music in the Village Courtyard – Big Wave Dave & The Ripples $5 (Includes one free beer)


July 12, 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.


July 12, 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.

July 12, 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.

July 12, 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!

July 12, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Annual planked trout dinner and fundraiser
Annual planked trout dinner and fundraiser

Grand Marais RV Park Recreation Hall | Grand Marais MN

The Cook County Historical Society will host their annual planked trout dinner and fundraiser on Friday, July 12. The cost is $16, and meal includes planked trout, baked potato, salad, roll and beverage. The dinner will be held at the RV Park Recreation Hall in Grand Marais. More information and reservations available at 218-387-2883.

July 12, 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

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

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

July 12, 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

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

July 12, 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

20 :: Marc Gartman
21 :: The Northeast Timberland Band
27 :: Hannah Rey
28 :: Lindula Brothers

4 :: Pushing Chain

2 :: Pushing Chain

7 :: Pushing Chain