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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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2019
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

John Schroeder Day

Cross River heritage Center | Schroeder MN

Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast at Schroeder Town Hall

Live music from 1-4pm featuring singer/songwriter Colleen Myhre.
Hawaiian-style shave ice all day and the food truck Na-cho Bizness at North 61.

Walking Tour of Schroeder, meet outside the Heritage Center

All proceeds go to Schroeder Area Historical Society

August 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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

August 17, 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

August 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Events at Drury Lane Books
Events at Drury Lane Books

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Saturdays :: Story Hour with the Muffin Man! :: 11 am – noon

August
17 :: Author Anthony Bukoski :: 7pm
18 :: Book Group | All the Wild Hungers :: 5pm
24 :: Author Leif Enger :: 7pm

September
7 :: Authro Marcie Rendon :: 7pm
13 :: Full Moon Reading :: 7pm
15 :: Book Group | This Tender Land :: 5pm
21 :: Authro William Kent Krueger :: 5pm

August 17, 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

August 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Details and reservations.

August 17, 2019
7:00 pm

Writer's Salon: Anthony Bukoski
Writer's Salon: Anthony Bukoski

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

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

Anthony Bukoski reads from Head of the Lakes: Selected Stories

August 17, 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

August 17, 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