Date/Time
Event

June 6, 2021 - September 30, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Art of Reciprocity Exhibit
The Art of Reciprocity Exhibit

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Sean Connaughty’s socially engaged art projects address anthropogenic impacts on the global ecology and humanity’s place within that system. Working on site from May 24 – June 7,  Sean will complete a site-specific installation at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. The installation will be exhibited through September 30. There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Sponsored by the Grand Marais Art Colony

August 20, 2021 - September 12, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Reflections from the North: Reid Thorpe
Reflections from the North: Reid Thorpe

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Reid Thorpe’s current work explores the concept or feeling of nostalgia within fragmented landscapes using reflection – and the interplay between sky and water. He uses reflections of water and fragments of sky to create juxtaposition within the work. Whether walking outdoors alone or with his family, he searches for these views through trees featuring colors, sky, and reflection.

Free admission and open to all!

Gallery Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays 10-4; Sundays 1-4, closed Tuesdays

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony September courses
Grand Marais Art Colony September courses

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

At the Grand Marais Art Colony, we exist to support the enduring human need for creative expression and inspiration. Artists and creative seekers of all levels come from across the country to learn from renowned instructors, create art, and engage together in artistic inquiry.

September Courses

Aug 30-Sep 3 :: Mixed Media Drawing
8-11 :: Patterns onPots
10-11 :: Introduction to Soapstone
15 :: Artist Talk, 10am, Robbie Steinbach, Writing From Light: From the Darkroom to Etching with the Sun
18-19 :: Focus on This: Painting in Nature
23-25 :: Encaustic with Photo Collage
27-Oct 1 :: Mentor Series: Deep Dive

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
All Day

North House Folk School September Courses
North House Folk School September Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

North House was founded in 1997 by a small handful of inspired locals passionate about traditional craft and cooperative learning.

September Courses

3-5 :: Weave a Scottish Tartan Scarf
4-5 :: Forging Tools for the Kitchen
4-5 :: Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag
9-12 :: Automata: Mechanical Marvels in Wood
9-12 :: Overshot Weaving
10-11 :: Cooking with the Seasons online
10-12 :: Forging Everyday Items of the Viking Age
10-19 :: Points North Auction
11-12 :: Mabon Medicines: Being Deeply Rooted
15-26 :: Handcrafting a Northwoods Paddle
16-17 :: Needle Felting & Bead embroidery
16-19 :: Building the Wood-Fired Brick Oven
16-19 :: Blacksmithing Basics: Cook Tools for the Campfire
17-18 :: Unplugged XX
20-24 :: Fine Furniture: Windsor Comb Back Rocking Chair
22-25 :: Viking Era Smelting
22-26 :: Build Thoreau’s Cabin: Basic Building Skills Workshop
24-26 :: Rosemaling: Telemark or Valdres
26-29 :: Fly Fishing the North Shore: Fall Run
29-Oct 3 :: Autumn Nature Photography

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Photography at the Rock: Katie Mumm
Photography at the Rock: Katie Mumm

Split Rock Lighthouse | Two Harbors MN

Our featured photographer for the month of September is Katie Mumm. Katie is a lifelong resident of Minnesota, currently living along the Gunflint Trail in Grand Marais, Minnesota. “Photography at the Rock,” a rotating monthly photography show in the lobby of the visitor center at Split Rock Lighthouse, showcases landscape and wildlife photographers of the area.

September 4th & 25th, 10am-6pm : Meet Katie and talk with her about her work
September 1-31 : Her photographs will be on display at the visitor center

Photographer biography: Katie Mumm 
Katie has a love for the North Shore area of Minnesota and the breathtaking scenery of the Boundary Waters, as well as a deep respect for the animals that live there. She is most happy when she is outdoors. Her art offers a uniquely female perspective in a predominantly male profession.

September 10, 2021 - September 17, 2021
All Day

Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Joy &Company Painting Event
Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Joy &Company Painting Event

Joy & Co. | Grand Marais MN

We will offer Plein Air painting in the backyard of Joy & Co. during the North Shore Outdoor Painting Festival – a competition and festival of outdoor painting on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

We hope you’ll visit us and participate!

September 10, 2021 - September 11, 2021
12:00 am

Radio Waves Music Festival
Radio Waves Music Festival

Radio Waves 14th Annual Music Festival will take place as a virtual, on-air event featuring 18 acts. This one-of-a-kind music gathering will be an on air, live music event, including selected video performances via Facebook live.
90.7 FM North Shore
90.1 FM Grand Portage
89.1 FM Gunflint Trail.
stream from WTIP

Friday, September 10 from 3-10 pm
Saturday, September 11 from 11 am-10pm

September 11, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Farm and Craft Market
Cook County Farm and Craft Market

Senior Center Parking Lot | Grand Marais MN

Everyone is invited to stop by the weekly open air market. Vendors offer handmade and home grown items from pottery to woodwork to jewelry to fiber arts to flowers, veggies, jams, jellies and baked goods.

September 11, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmer's Market
Two Harbors Farmer's Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market | Two Harbors MN

Locally grown – fresh from your neighbors.

2021 season details TBA

September 11, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bally Blacksmith and Metal Shops open
Bally Blacksmith and Metal Shops open

Bill Bally Blacksmith Shop | Grand Marais MN

Stop by the Bally Blacksmith and Metal shops and peek into the past! From horseshoeing, rivet work on Model T wooden wheels, dogsled repairs, steamer ship detail work – the blacksmith shop was in demand since it was built in 1911. The recycled Forest Service building is the current working fabrication shop of the Cook County Historical Society and has displays of various vehicles, turn of the century metal working tools, and the replica 1940s herring skiff.

September 11, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Marais Harbor History tour
Grand Marais Harbor History tour

Cook County Historical Museum | Grand Marais MN

The tour begins at the Museum and you will walk out to the lighthouse breakwater with a guide who will point out the visible relics of the past and tell the stories of this small harbor and community. The tour will last approximately one hour. Everyone is welcome and it is completely free.
Join us every Saturday (weather permitting).

September 11, 2021
1:00 pm

It's Common for the Loonies
It's Common for the Loonies

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Have you ever wondered about the Minnesota state bird, the Common Loon? How do researchers tell the difference between individuals? What are the vocalizations all about? Join researcher/naturalist Katy Dahl as she explores the common loon and dives into discussing the research being done with the National Loon Center and the Loon Project.

Free for members; all other parking fee of $5 per car.

September 11, 2021
2:00 pm

Tour the North House Campus
Tour the North House Campus

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, see craft in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the Yellow Building – no registration required. Free

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