Date/Time
Event

September 23, 2018
10:00 am

SHT Guided Hike
SHT Guided Hike

PIncushion Mountain Trail System | Grand Marais MN

Cook County Road 58 to Pincushion Mountain Trailhead, 4.9 miles
Hike on rugged, challenging terrain to Devil Track River, then join with gentle ski trails with an optional spur to Pincushion Mountain summit. Meet at Pincushion Mountain Trailhead.
Directions to Pincushion Mountain Trailhead: At Hwy. 61 milepost 110.0, turn left on Cook Co. Rd. 12 (Gunflint Trail) and go 2.0 miles. Turn right on Cook Co. Rd. 53 (Pincushion Drive) and go 0.25 miles to parking lot. Turn from Gunflint Trail has sign marked “Scenic Overlook.”

 

  • SHTA weekend hikes begin at 10:00 AM rain, snow, or shine. Weekday hikes begin at 9:00 AM.
  • Each hike is led by a member of the Superior Hiking Trail Association! Hike leaders may cancel or change the hike in the event of severe weather. The meeting location will always remain the same.
  • Hikes are free of charge. No need to register.
  • Wear sturdy boots or hiking shoes, bring lunch, water, and insect repellent.
  • Due to past problems, dogs are not allowed on guided hikes.
  • Hikes are rugged and often very challenging. Please assess your own abilities before deciding to participate. It is better to start small than to be overly ambitious about what you can handle. We offer a variety of hike lengths for this purpose.

September 29, 2018
10:00 am

SHT Guided Hike
SHT Guided Hike

Lake County Rd 6 | Two Harbors MN

Highway 1 to Lake County Road 6, 6.8 miles
This section, often referred to as the “crown jewel” of the SHT, features views of inland lakes and Lake Superior, plus geologic features like the Lemon Squeezer and Sawmill Dome. Meet at Lake County Road 6.
Directions to Lake County Road 6 Trailhead: At Hwy. 61 milepost 65.3, turn left on Lake Co. Rd. 6 and go 2.3 miles to trailhead parking lot on right.

 

  • SHTA weekend hikes begin at 10:00 AM rain, snow, or shine. Weekday hikes begin at 9:00 AM.
  • Each hike is led by a member of the Superior Hiking Trail Association! Hike leaders may cancel or change the hike in the event of severe weather. The meeting location will always remain the same.
  • Hikes are free of charge. No need to register.
  • Wear sturdy boots or hiking shoes, bring lunch, water, and insect repellent.
  • Due to past problems, dogs are not allowed on guided hikes.
  • Hikes are rugged and often very challenging. Please assess your own abilities before deciding to participate. It is better to start small than to be overly ambitious about what you can handle. We offer a variety of hike lengths for this purpose.

September 29, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

michael monroe log cabin concert
michael monroe log cabin concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais.

Details and reservations.

October 6, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

michael monroe log cabin concert
michael monroe log cabin concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais.

Details and reservations.

October 20, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert
Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais.

Details and reservations.

November 10, 2018
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting
Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

Split Rock Lighthouse Historic Site | Two Harbors MN

This annual event commemorates the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the loss of her 29 crew members on November 10, 1975. It is also a time to reflect on the memory of all lives lost in Great Lakes shipwrecks. The lighthouse, fog signal building and visitor center will be open. Costumed guides will greet visitors and provide historic site and shipwreck information. Throughout the afternoon, visitors can view a film about the Edmund Fitzgerald in the visitor center.

At 4:30 pm, the lighthouse will close temporarily while the names of the crew members are read to the tolling of a ship’s bell and the Naval Hymn is played. Following the ceremony, the beacon will be lit, and the tower will be open again to tour. This is the only opportunity each year when visitors can climb the tower after dark and see the lit beacon.

COST :: Included with $6-10 site admission/MNHS members free

November 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert
Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais.

Details and reservations.

December 13, 2018 - December 14, 2018
9:00 pm - 5:00 am

Geminids Meteor Shower
Geminids Meteor Shower

December 13-14, 2018, mid-evening until dawn, Geminids
Radiating from near the bright stars Castor and Pollux in the constellation Gemini the Twins, the Geminid meteor shower is one of the finest meteors showers visible in either the Northern or the Southern Hemisphere. In 2018, the rather wide waxing crescent moon staying out until mid-evening shouldn’t pose too much of a problem. The moon will set before the peak viewing hours of the Geminid shower, from late evening until dawn. The meteors are plentiful, rivaling the August Perseids. They are often bold, white and bright. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. The greatest number of meteors fall in the wee hours after midnight, centered around 2 a.m. local time (the time on your clock no matter where you are on Earth), when the radiant point is highest in the sky.

December 29, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert
Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais. special holiday pricing on this date

Details and reservations.

December 31, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert
Michael Monroe Log Cabin Concert

Log Cabin | Grand Marais MN

Join Michael Monroe for an enchanting evening of north shore harmonies…a performance and reception in his beautiful log home on the North Shore of Lake Superior, located 7 miles outside of Grand Marais. special holiday pricing on this date

Details and reservations.

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