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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 - 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 10, 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

August 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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

 

August 10, 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 10, 2019 - August 13, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tall Ships
Tall Ships

Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center | Duluth MN

Duluth will host the Festival of Sail Tall Ships 3-day event, August 11-13.

The ships are open for tours and rides from the Duluth harbor. The Grand Parade of Sail takes place Sunday at 9 am.

-> On the North Shore we expect to see the tall ships sailing by as early as August 8th, most likely August 9th and 10th. Kepp an eye out!

August 10, 2019 - August 11, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tori Music Festival and Marketplace
Tori Music Festival and Marketplace

Finland MN Heritage Site | Finland MN

Music and marketplace on Saturday!
Pancake breakfast on Sunday!

August 10, 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.

August 10, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Live Music at Voyageur Brewing
Live Music at Voyageur Brewing

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

September
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
24 :: Comedy Brewery Tour 8-9:30 pm, $15 at the door/$10 in advance
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

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