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North Shore Calendar of Events

Each small town celebrates nature, arts and history, the great outdoors, local and regional talents, holidays and community. And you’re invited to join in. This North Shore Calendar of Events lists all kinds of goings-on; guided hikes, 99-mile bike races, fine art exhibits, pie-eating contests, solstice celebrations, historical talks, workshops, classes, summer festivals, small town parades, and the annual lighting of Split Rock Lighthouse.

Check out what’s going on during your visit!


October 22, 2021 - October 23, 2021
12:00 am

Moose Madness
Moose Madness

Downtown Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

The Moose is Loose in Grand Marais during the annual Moose Madness Family Festival, the third weekend in October! Our favorite species specimen, “alces alces,” aka Murray the Moose, will be around town for the much sought-after photo opportunity, with many family-friendly, moose-related activities throughout the weekend!

October 23, 2021
11:00 am

Muffin Man Outdoor Story Hour
Muffin Man Outdoor Story Hour

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Grab a cocoa and settle in for storytelling!

October 23, 2021
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Night Climbing at the North Shore Adventure Park
Night Climbing at the North Shore Adventure Park

North Shore Adventure Park | Silver Bay MN

Climb under the lights and enjoy the glow of the park in the evening! Only 7 Saturdays this fall! September 11 – October 23. Conquer the high ropes courses and ziplines at night for a totally unique North Shore experience!

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