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

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 17, 2021 - October 10, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

2021 Plein Air Grand Marais
2021 Plein Air Grand Marais

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Competition and Festival of Outdoor Painting on the North Shore of Lake Superior

See the final exhibition of 66 Plein Air artists!

Opening Reception
Friday, Sep 17th, 5-8pm (awards at 6:30 pm)

Gallery Hours
Monday, Wednesday – Saturday 10-4 (closed Tuesdays); Sundays 1-4

September 17, 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 17, 2021
1:00 pm

Jackpot / High Climber Grand Opening
Jackpot / High Climber Grand Opening

Britton Peak Mountain Bike Trail System | Tofte MN

The Superior Cycling Association is hosting a long-awaited Grand Opening of the Jackpot/High Climber mountain bike trails connecting the Britton Peak trails to Lutsen Mountains.  This 16-mile wilderness trail through the Sawtooth Mountains of Cook County, which has been referred to by others as “one of the best trails in the state”, offers big climbs with rewarding fast and flowy descents, jumps, rollers, massive berms, incredible rock features, and scenic vistas all located in the maple forest of the North Shore.

Work on the trail began in the Fall of 2018 and the last portions of the trail were completed in 2020.  But due to COVID, plans for a Grand Opening were delayed.  It is time to celebrate this great trail and all the partners that contributed to make it a reality.

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September 17, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery
September Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

10 – Hannah Rey
11 – The Northeast Timberland Band
17 – Billy Johnsons
18 – John Cron
24 – Hannah Rey
25 – Adam Moe

GRAND MARAIS WEATHER
split rock lighthouse fall colors

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