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September 25, 2019 - September 29, 2019
All Day

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

We are excited for our fourth annual Oktoberfest at Voyageur Brewing Company. We’ll have music, games, food and a special Oktoberfest beer. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Cook County Community fund, which supports local non-profits.

Polkarioty & Singing Slovenes Polka Music!

Stein Hold, Costume, & Pretzel Toss Competitions

Brats, Pretzels & Sauerkraut!

And of course Beer!

September 27, 2019 - October 6, 2019
All Day

Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour
Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

Fall in Cook County is a time of tumultuous beauty, so take some time to explore the colors and meet artists during the Fall Studio Tour!  Stops include home studios as well as galleries with guest artists. All locations will be open daily, from 10am-5pm, with a few special Fall Studio Tour events scheduled outside of these hours.

September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
All Day

Lake Superior 20/20 Studio Art Tour
Lake Superior 20/20 Studio Art Tour

The annual Lake Superior 20/20 Studio & Art Tour provides a unique opportunity for autumn visitors! There are more than 20 artists in a 20-mile loop between Duluth and Two Harbors, along the Lake Superior shoreline and the colorful autumn woods. Visitors can see inside these studios, purchase a wide variety of handcrafted art, participate in demonstrations/hands-on activities, enjoy local music and refreshments. Please visit our web site for more information and a printable PDF map.

September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lake Superior 20/20 Studio & Art Tour
Lake Superior 20/20 Studio & Art Tour

An annual North Shore event! Tour local artist studios in and around the Two Harbors, MN area. Meet dozens of artists and see amazing art for sale at each studio location. Paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, wood, jewelry, and more!

Click here for a  map of stops and artist details.

September 28, 2019
All Day

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
Sep 21 :: Mysterious Ways, 8-11pm
Sep 27 :: Portage Band, 6-8pm
Sep 28 :: Christopher David Hanson Band, 8pm-midnight

September 28, 2019
All Day

Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist Events
Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist Events

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Bird Banding Demos
Saturdays, 7am-noon
September & October [not Sep 28]

Boreal Botanicals: Medicinal Trees, Plants and Fungi
Oct 5, 1-2:30pm

September 28, 2019
6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Heck of the North
Heck of the North

Two Harbors | Two Harbors MN

100 MILE, 55 MILE AND 20 MILE GRAVEL CYCLING CLASSICS

Created in 2009 after many days of scanning county maps and scouting miles and miles of north country gravel, “The Heck” continues to evolve every year. 2019 marks the eleventh anniversary of The Heck of the North! We look forward to a great event with always new features to keep it fresh. Stay tuned for updates via our social media links on Facebook and Instagram.

We will be offering THREE beautiful courses this year. The 100 mile course will feature over 50 new miles of remote gravel road. The 55 mile course is equally challenging and scenic. Each course will have its own checkpoint somewhere near the middle of the course featuring water and all the usual snacks to keep you rolling.

We are excited to introduce a new 20 mile Heck of the North course. This all gravel route will be a perfect introduction for new riders to the world of gravel cycling.

“Yes, these are gravel cycling events. I still think 35 mm tires (and larger) are the way to roll. But, as always, ride whatever you think is comfortable and capable of delivering you 100 plus miles (29er’s, fatbikes, beefed-up touring bikes.) The Heck is about the challenge, not necessarily how fancy your bike is. You are the engine. You have to be tough. I hope to shake your hand at the finish line. Thanks for riding with us this Fall!” -Jeremy

More info and registration available here.

September 28, 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

 

September 28, 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.

September 28, 2019
10:00 am

Fall Color Guided Hike
Fall Color Guided Hike

PIncushion Mountain Trail System | Grand Marais MN

Bally Creek to Pincushion Mountain Trailhead, 8.3 miles
If fall colors on the North Shore are what you’re after, this is the hike for you! Join hike leader Stew Carlson on the first of our Fall Colors hikes, an 8.3-mile march through deciduous forests, across big beaver dams, and down into Grand Marais to the Pincushion Mountain trailhead. After this long day hike, we recommend you stop by Voyageur Brewing for a restorative pint or two. Meet at Pincushion Mountain Trailhead.

Directions to Pincushion Mountain Trailhead: At Hwy. 61 milepost 110.0, turn left on Cook Co. Rd. 12 (Gunflint Trail) and go 2.0 miles. Turn right on Cook Co. Rd. 53 (Pincushion Drive) and go 0.25 miles to the parking lot. Turn from Gunflint Trail has sign marked “Scenic Overlook.”

September 28, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gooseberry Falls Events
Gooseberry Falls Events

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

10 – 11 am Falls Tour
Enjoy great views and discover falls history as you explore the Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. Don’t forget your camera. Majority of the hike will involve descending stairs on this 3/4 mile walk.
Meet at the Visitor Center Art Column.

2 – 3 pm  Claw, Fur, Tails
Listen as animal pelts tell the stories of how mammals survive on Minnesota’s North Shore. Discover retractable claws, underfur and much more. Explore how mammals depend on unique adaptations to survive year-round.
Stop by at the Visitor Center Art Column.

September 28, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Live Music at Voyageur Brewing
Live Music at Voyageur Brewing

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

September
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

September 28, 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
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

September 28, 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
19 :: Joe Paulik
21 :: Gordon Thorne
26 :: Joe Paulik
28 :: Tim Fast

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

September 28, 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

September
21 :: Authro William Kent Krueger :: 5pm

September 28, 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
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

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

Details and reservations.

September 28, 2019
9:30 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

Join us for late night live music and dance parties happen Saturday evenings through October 26, 9:30 pm – Midnight

September
21 :: Timmy Haus
28 :: DJ Beavstar

October
7 :: DJ Beavstar
14 :: Timmy Haus
21 :: DJ Beavstar
28 :: TBA