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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!


November 13, 2021 - November 14, 2021
All Day

First Tracks at Lutsen Mountains
First Tracks at Lutsen Mountains

Lutsen Mountains | Lutsen MN

Lutsen Mountains open for the season this weekend!
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November 14, 2021
6:30 pm


Show your support for the Violence Prevention Center by joining us via Zoom for our 10th annual LunaFest! LunaFest is a unique traveling film festival that highlights women as leaders in society. This year, LunaFest presents seven short films by women filmmakers, covering a variety of topics and ranging in genre from fictional drama to animation.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Violence Prevention and Chicken & Egg Pictures. The Violence Prevention Center is a small nonprofit located in Grand Marais, MN that works to provide advocacy for all who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking within Cook County, MN.

Chicken & Egg Pictures is a nonprofit organization that supports women nonfiction filmmakers.

Purchase tickets, $60 for groups, $25 for individuals, $15 for students. A limited amount of no-cost sponsored tickets are available. Email or call 218-387-1262 to claim.

Musician Ginger Bones will be performing, guest speaker Grace Grinager of Cook County Public Health and Human Services will join us, and we will screen the seven short films featured in LunaFest’s 2021 lineup.

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors, who have helped to make it possible for the Violence Prevention Center to host LunaFest for a 10th year! Thank you: Cascade Vacation Rentals, Caribou Highlands, Wise Women, Grand Marais State Bank, Cook County Whole Foods Co-op, and Coldwell Banker. We appreciate your support!

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