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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!

Date/Time
Event

January 15, 2022 - January 29, 2022
All Day

Norpine Fat Bike Classic
Norpine Fat Bike Classic

Continue the tradition – ride the Norpine Fat Bike Classic in 2022! Experience fat biking on the Norpine Trails in Lutsen. Ride through stands of old growth cedars on Pisten Bully groomed trails while overlooking Lake Superior – winter riding doesn’t get better than this!

The Norpine Fat Bike Classic is presented by the Superior Cycling Association with the proceeds going to the Norpine Trail Association and the Superior Cycling Association to assist each organization in maintaining the highest quality trails in Cook County that we all like to ride.

The Superior Cycling Association has built and maintains 35 miles of purpose-built mountain bike trails in Cook County, including the new Jackpot and High Climber trails, which connect Britton Peak trails to Lutsen Mountains. The Norpine Trail Association provides Pisten Bully groomed winter fat bike trails on one of the best winter bike trails on the North Shore.

Details & registration

January 22, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Winter Camping Workshop
Winter Camping Workshop

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

Registration Required – See below

Join State Park Naturalists for a one-day introduction to winter camping. We will build a traditional quinzhee, an insulated snowcave, for sleeping. Also covered will be topics such as cooking outdoors in the snow, tricks for staying dry and warm in the winter, and we will discuss and try out some methods of transporting gear through the snow.

This one day workshop will cover everything you need to know about camping in the winter. Participants who CHOOSE to do so will be able to sleep in the constructed quinzhees and try out the skills they have just learned. Come for just a day of winter fun and learning, or make a weekend out of it. You choose.

No bugs! No poisonous plants! Lots of fun! Outdoor winter programs are subject to change upon weather conditions. Call the park day of program and check here for cancelations. This program will be cancelled if the air temperature is below -15F.

Registered participants will be sent a couple of instructional packets ahead of the workshop in order to better prepare you for the experience.

Please register by calling the Park Naturalist at 218 353.8809 or emailing kurt.mead@state.mn.us

January 22, 2022
10:00 am

Devil Track Skyport Drag Races
Devil Track Skyport Drag Races

Skyport Lodge | Grand Marais MN

Hosted by the Cook County Snowmobile Club – Ridge Riders

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