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August 3, 2019 - September 8, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lake Superior Circle Tour Art Exhibit by Douglas Ross
Lake Superior Circle Tour Art Exhibit by Douglas Ross

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for a new exhibit surrounding the Lake Superior Circle Tour by Douglas Ross. Douglas is a renowned oil painter in the Midwest and beyond. His exhibit titled “Circle Tour” will be filled with paintings created from around the states that are bordering Lake Superior. The exhibit runs through September 8th.

Summer Gallery Hours
Wednesday -Saturday 10 am – 4 pm;
Sunday 1 – 4 pm;
Monday 10 am – 4 pm;
or by appointment.

August 8, 2019 - August 11, 2019
All Day

Lake County Fair
Lake County Fair

Lake County Fairgrounds | Two Harbors MN

Thursday :: Senior Day, Senior Luncheon with live entertainment, Amateur Talent Contest and 3k Dirty Dash.
Friday Kids Day :: Free Gate admission, games and drawings for Kids 12 and under.
Saturday :: 4-H Horse Show, Annual Pie Contest and Auction, Live Band.
Sunday :: Family Day.

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
All Day

Grand Portage Rendezvous Days Celebration Pow Wow
Grand Portage Rendezvous Days Celebration Pow Wow

Grand Portage National Monument | Grand Portage MN

Also known as the Grand Portage Powwow, the annual Grand Portage Rendezvous Days Celebration Pow Wow is sponsored by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The event is an American Indian cultural gathering focusing on dance, song and family celebration. The Pow Wow includes traditional foods, music, and craft stands along with other events in the community. Over 350 dancers participated in last year’s Grand Portage Rendezvous Days Celebration Pow Wow.

Free Admission – Public Welcome
No entrance fee for Grand Portage National Monument or Pow Wow. Donations welcome.

August 9, 2019
12:00 am

Live Music
Live Music

Eagle Ridge Resort | Lutsen MN

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

August 9, 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!

August 9, 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 

August 9, 2019
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Universe in the Park
Universe in the Park

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Join University of Minnesota astrophysics students as they bring to life the mysteries of outer space! Meet in Lady Slipper Lodge for a presentation about astronomy and astrophysics then take an up close look at stars and possibly even planets through telescopes on the shore of Lake Superior! Program lasts as long as your interest does. Bug spray and flashlights recommended.

August 9, 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.

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Under the Spreading Walnut Tree - Two Harbors Art Fair
Under the Spreading Walnut Tree - Two Harbors Art Fair

P.K. Anderson House / Superior Hiking Trail Info Center | Two Harbors MN

25th annual Under the Spreading Walnut Tree – Two Harbors Art Fair is taking place this year on Friday, from 3 to 7 PM, Saturday, from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Fine artists will be selling their hand made artwork including pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings, drawings, photography, shawls, scarfs, skirts, wood, etc.

August 9, 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.

August 9, 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!

August 9, 2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Upcoming Live Music at Lutsen Resort:

Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm :: Joe Paulik
Saturdays from 7-10pm

August
17 :: Gordon Thorne
24 :: Briand Morrison
31 :: Gene LaFond & Amy Grillo

September
7 :: Briand Morrison
14 :: Jon Kalberg
21 :: Gordon Thorne
28 :: Tim Fast

August 9, 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 Jam Session, 7 – 9 pm
Thursday nights music @ 8:30 pm
Friday & Saturday nights music 8 – 11 pm

October
3 :: Lazy Lightning 420
4 & 5 :: Bug Lite
10 :: Plucked Up String Band
11 & 12 :: Easy Rider
17 :: Gordon Thorne
18 & 19 :: Rootz Within
24 :: Jazz Quattro
25 & 26 :: Colleen Myhre

November
1 & 2 :: Jon Miller & the Homebrews
8 & 9 :: tba
14 :: Plucked Up String Band
15 & 16 Mark Joseph CD Release
21 :: Gordon Thorne
22 & 23 :: Saints of Circumstance

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