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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 - 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:

Friday:
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)
Saturday:
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)

Link: https://hoppedupcaribou.com/

July 13, 2019 - July 14, 2019
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony Arts Festival

Downtown Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

Join us for this festive celebration of the arts in downtown Grand Marais that features over 70 artist booths showcasing original artwork plus hands-on art-making activities, demonstrations, mini-classes, and more. It’s a weekend of fun for the whole family!

July 13, 2019
12:00 am

Live Music

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

August
19 :: Moors & McCumber :: 8:30pm
21 :: Joe Paulik :: 6-8:30pm
26 :: The Lowest Pair :: 8:30pm
28 :: Gordon Thorne & Chris Gillis :: 6-8:30pm

July 13, 2019
All Day

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

July
18 :: Eric Frost :: 6:30-8:30pm
20 :: Gordon Thorne :: 7-10pm
25 :: Joe Paulik :: 7-10pm
27 :: John Russ :: 7-10pm

July 13, 2019
12:00 am

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.

2019 DATES

July 20 & 27
August 3, 17 & 31
September 27 & 28
October 12
November 30
December 28 and 31 – special holiday pricing

Details and reservations.

July 13, 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 13, 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.

Details 

July 13, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Market

Municipal Parking | Grand Marais MN

All of our vendors are local and offer ::

  • 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

 

July 13, 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 13, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmers Market
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Cedar Coffee Company | Two Harbors MN

Area farmers and craftspeople offer their wares for sale every Saturday. Fresh vegetables, flowers, handmade soaps, baked goods, and crafts are just some of the items for sale. Sip your coffee and visit with the vendors for a relaxing summer Saturday morning.

July 13, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Live Music at Voyageur Brewing
Live Music at Voyageur Brewing

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

September
2 :: Matt & Laurel :: 5-8pm
7 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
9 :: Jim McGowan :: 5-8pm
14 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
16 :: Timmy Haus :: 5-8pm
21 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
23 :: Billy Johnson :: 5-8pm
25-29 :: Oktoberfest, 11:30am-9:30pm w/ music from 5-8pm Wed-Fri, and 2-4pm Sat & Sun
28 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
30 :: Matthew Griswold :: 5-8pm

October
7 :: Billy Johnson
12 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
19 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
21 :: Matthew Griwold
26 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
28 :: North Country Fair

November
2 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
4 :: Brothers in Arms
9 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
11 :: Briand Morrison
16 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
18 :: North Country Fair
23 :: Yoga on the Rooftop, 10-10:45am
25 :: Timmy Haus

July 13, 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 13, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Primitive Fire Starting
Primitive Fire Starting

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

Without matches, lighters, or other modern tools, most of us would be in big trouble if we needed a fire without them.

Learn traditional and historic fire starting technologies and try them out. We’ll be playing with flint-and-steel, bow drills, magnifiers, and other techniques including the use of native mushrooms and fungi to aid in your efforts.

Drop in program at the fireplace behind the Visitor Center.

July 13, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

What a Bite: Mammal Teeth tell Stories
What a Bite: Mammal Teeth tell Stories

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

A mammal’s skull tells the story of its fight for survival. Come learn the story of some of our favorite wildlife mammals that are common along Lake Superior. Feel pelts and hold skulls of unique north woods mammals. Learn how teeth tell what it eats. Stop by at the Nature Cart at the Art Column.

July 13, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Cascade Lodge Pub | Lutsen MN

Thursdays & Saturdays from 6 – 8 pm

August
17 :: Jim McGowan
22 :: Joe Paulik
24 :: Roxann Berglund
29 :: Frozen Britches
31 :: North Country Fair

July 13, 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

July 13, 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

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

July 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

July
18 :: Eric Frost :: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
20 :: Gordon Thorne :: 7 – 10 pm
25 :: Joe Paulik :: 7 – 10 pm
27 :: John Russ :: 7 – 10 pm

July 13, 2019
6:30 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Thursdays Live Music – 6:30-8:30pm – Poplar River Pub
Saturdays Live Music – 7-10pm – Lutsen Resort

September
5 :: Joe Paulik
7 :: Briand Morrison
12 :: Joe Paulik
13 :: Jon Kallber
19 :: Joe Paulik
21 :: Gordon Thorne
26 :: Joe Paulik
28 :: Tim Fast

October
4 :: Don Juan
5 :: Sheri O’Meara

July 13, 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

September
13 :: Sonja Bjordal
14 :: Joe Paulik
20 :: Marc Gartman
21 :: The Northeast Timberland Band
27 :: Hannah Rey
28 :: Lindula Brothers

October
4 :: Pushing Chain

November
2 :: Pushing Chain

December
7 :: Pushing Chain

July 13, 2019
7:00 pm

Writer's Salon: Cary Waterman
Writer's Salon: Cary Waterman

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Join us to hear authors read from their work, answer questions, and discuss writing and literature. Details here.

Cary Waterman reads from Threshold: New and Selected Poems

July 13, 2019
7:30 pm

Kelley Hunt
Kelley Hunt

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Kelley Hunt is an unapologetically independent artist who’s cut her own path as a performer, forward-thinking songwriter, and pioneering woman in the blues, roots, and gospel traditions. With her powerhouse voice and divine mastery of the keys, Hunt sets the house ablaze to the excitement of devoted fans across North America and Europe.

July 13, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gourmet Campfire Cooking
Gourmet Campfire Cooking

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Become an Outdoor Foodie! Cooking over a campfire can take any camping trip to the next level. Go beyond the basic S’more, toss aside the hot dog, and wrap yourself in great baking as we go beyond the old tried and true recipes. Campfire safety cooking techniques are included. Be prepared to practice these new cooking techniques. Meet at Lady Slipper Amphitheater, if poor weather the program will be move to Lady Slipper Lodge.

Join us on July 13th, and August 10th!

July 13, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Bluefin Grille | Tofte MN

Live Music at Bluefin in Tofte:

August
16 :: The Millers :: 9-11pm
19 :: Pete Kavanaugh :: 9-11pm
20 :: Joe Paulik :: 7-9pm
21 :: Briand Morrison :: 9-11pm
23 :: Pushing Chain :: 9-11pm
26 :: Joe Paulik :: 9-11pm
27 :: Joe Paulik :: 7-9pm
28 :: Briand Morrison :: 9-11pm
30 :: Eric Frost :: 9-11pm

July 13, 2019
9:30 pm

Dance Party with DJ Beavstar
Dance Party with DJ Beavstar

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

9:30 pm – 1:00 am

Hit the dance floor at Papa Charlie’s as DJ Beavstar lays down the beat and then builds a dance track that keeps you going for hours.
DJ Beavstar likes to party and being a local legend in his own mind, knows how to rock the scene right. Playing an esoteric mix of all things electronic, Beavstar is sure to get your head nodding and toes tapping. Come and check out the audio mind massage that is DJ Beavstar supreme.

21+  Free