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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

February 1, 2022 - February 28, 2022
All Day

North House Folk School February Courses
North House Folk School February 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.

February Courses

2 & 9 :: Knit a Skolt Sami Inspired Hat online
3-6 :: Color Theory Through Weaving
4 :: Pewter Thread Celtic Love Knot Bracelet online
4-5 :: Flatbreads from Around the World
4-6 :: Build Your Own Casket
4-6 :: Bird Carving
5 :: Rosemaling in Fiber – Dala Rooster online
9-13 :: Winter Moccasins: Anishinaabe-Style
10-13 :: Weave to Felt
11-13:: Hand Tool Woodworking

14-21 Fiber Week
Courses in weaving, warping, Nuno felting, crocheting, penny rugs, needle felting, and bead embroidery.
Fiber Friday [Feb 18] is a day of speakers, demonstrations, open studios, and community gatherings free for all enrolled students.

18 & 25 :: Shearling-lined Celtic Cable Crochet Headband online
23 & Mar 2,9,16 :: Swedish Bonadsmalning online
25 :: Winter River Exploration
25-27 :: Masonry Heater Building
25-27 :: Hand-crafted Brooms – An Introduction
25-Mar 1 :: Automata: Mechanical Marvels in Wood
26 :: Winter River Exploration
26-27 :: All Ground Up – Sausage Making

February 4, 2022 - February 28, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Her Euphoric Perspective Gallery Exhibition
Her Euphoric Perspective Gallery Exhibition

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Join us as we celebrate opening of Krystal Brown’s exhibition, Her Euphoric Perspective. Brown’s technique features bold colors and confident brush strokes, features that awarded her the 2021 Plein Air Grand Marais Grand Prize.

Exhibition runs February 4 through 28 alongside our permanent Anna C Johnson collection and charming gift shop. We are open Monday, and Thursday – Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1-4 pm and we are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

February 5, 2022 - February 14, 2022
12:00 am

Hygge Festival

The Danish concept of “hygge” (pronounced hoo-gah) has been around for a long time. It refers to the ritual of embracing life’s simple pleasures. Feeling relaxed, cozy and surrounded by the warmth of family, friends, community and fire all encompass the idea of hygge. Local business gather together to celebrated this ritual, and Cook County, Minnesota is the perfect background.

February 5, 2022
10:00 am

Ridge Riders Fun Run
Ridge Riders Fun Run

Skyport Lodge | Grand Marais MN

Annual Fun Run hosted by the Cook County Snowmobile Club – Ridge Riders

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