July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops
Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

With art classes for both young and old, the Grand Marais Art Colony offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Click above for full course listing and details.

July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
All Day

North House Folk School Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From Basketry, to Fly Fishing and Timber Framing, North House offers a great variety of courses and workshops. Check out the some of the great summer courses available. Click above for full course listing and details.

July 17, 2018 - August 9, 2018
All Day

Douglas Ross Exhibit
Douglas Ross Exhibit

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Douglas Ross is a renown oil painter. His exhibit titled “Circle Tour” will be filled with paintings done from around the states that are on Lake Superior.

July 21, 2018 - August 12, 2018
All Day

Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition
Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018 Exhibition

Johnson Heritage Post | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an amazing exhibition titled  “Belvo | Cushmore : Paintings & Drawings 2018” – a magnificent showing of works by famed artists Hazel Belvo and Marcia Casey Cushmore. The exhibit runs through August 12th. Their work is grounded in the environment, but is thoroughly abstract. Both artists will have artwork available for purchase. This is not an exhibit to miss!

July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
All Day

Stars of the North Music Festival
Stars of the North Music Festival

Harbor Park Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

Grand Marais Music Collaborative is holding its second annual Stars of the North Music Fest.  Music starts on Friday at 3pm and goes to Sunday!  This is a free event.  There will be a beer and wine bar (thanks to Grandma Ray’s) and a food truck.  T-shirts and raffle tickets will be sold to raise funds for the youth music lesson program.  Come down to join the fun!

Music provided by local and region acts:

July 27 Friday
3:00 – 4:00  Briand Morrison
4:30- 5:30 Mysterious Ways
6:30 – 7:30 Splintertones
8:00 – 10:00 Plucked Up String Band

July 28 Saturday 
10:00 – 11:00 Sky Blue Quartet
11:00 -12:00 Joe Paulik
12:30 – 1:30 Michael Monroe
2:00- 3:15 Katy Vernon
DJ Beavstar throughout the day
4:30 – 6:00 Amy Grillo and Gene LaFond
6:30 – 8:00 Common Ground

July 29 Sunday
10:00 – noonish Chris Gillis with Gordon Thorne many other friends and student performance!

July 29, 2018
7:00 am - 11:00 am

Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist events
Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist events

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Thursdays – In-Depth Nature Discovery

Aug 8 – 1 pm, Lutsen SNA Hike
Aug 15 – 10 am, Geology Field Day and Community Invasives Training at 6 pm
Aug 22 – 8 am, Bird Exploration Adventures

Fridays – 7 am  – Bird Banding Demos

Have you ever seen a wild bird up close? Discover the many types of birds that live along the North Shore.

Saturdays – Nature Talks

Aug 10 – 2 pm,  An Up-Close Look at Northwoods Animals
Aug 17 – 10 am, State of the Birds
Aug 24 – 10 am, Photo Scavenger Hunt
Aug 31 – 10 am, Life on the Edge

Sundays – 10 am – Geology Walks

Discover how Lake Superior was formed. Learn how to find agates. Free, donations appreciated.

Calendar and details here

July 29, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stories in Stone
Stories in Stone

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

There are so many different kinds of rocks on the Sugarloaf Beach! How did they form, how did Lake Superior get here, did all these rocks come from around here, how do you know an agate when you find one, what about Thomsonite? All sorts of questions come up when you look at rocks. Margie, our Naturalist will hang out on the Sugarloaf beach every Sunday and answer questions about rocks, and periodically take interested people for an exploration of the lava flows on Sugarloaf Point. Come any time between 10 and 1. $5 per person; $10 per family.

July 29, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sadie Braves the Wilderness

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Yvonne Pearson: Sadie Braves the Wilderness

July 29, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Muffin Man Story Hour
The Muffin Man Story Hour

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

Oh, how wonderful to be read aloud to; joins us summer Saturdays for this story hour with the Muffin Man.

Also check out these other readings at Drury lane:

Aug 25 :: Brenda Child & Jonathan Thunder: Bowwow Powwow :: 7:00pm
Aug 26 :: Full Moon Reading featuring Children’s Books :: 7:30pm

July 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Sunday Afternoon Nature Presentation with Doug Hall

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

Join us with Doug Hall for his presentation on dragonflies. Doug will start in the Nature Center with a PowerPoint presentation about the local dragonflies. Weather dependent the next part of the presentation would be to take the group out on the Chik-Wauk grounds to try catching and releasing some dragonflies around the museum area.

Doug has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Minnesota. He has spent most of his professional career with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, primarily supervising water quality related programs.

Since his retirement, 10 years ago, he has been volunteering at Warner Nature Center, a branch of the Science Museum of Minnesota. His volunteer activity is working with elementary students teaching them about various aspects of the natural world.
Doug is a member of the Minnesota Dragonfly Society which is a citizen science organization dedicated to increasing knowledge about dragonflies in Minnesota.

All presentations are family friendly and free to the public

They will meet inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Donations are always appreciated to help with the costs of supplies and event speakers

July 29, 2018
4:00 pm

Sunday Music by the Lake
Sunday Music by the Lake

Raven Rock Grill | Grand Marais MN

September 2 – Woodblind; traditional reggae, classic rock, R&B and original rocksteady
September 9 – Cookie; acoustic duo playing blues, soul rock and roll

July 29, 2018
7:00 pm

Grand Marais Playhouse Presents

Arrowhead Center for the Arts | Grand Marais MN

Shrek the Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

Shrek The Musical Performances will be July 19, 21, 27, 29, Aug. 2, 4, 10, 12.

Mom’s Gift by Phil Olson

In this comedy with a heart, Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in It’s A Wonderful Life, she has to accomplish a task to earn her wings. Only what the task actually is, is a mystery. There are so many things to fix. The problem is complicated by the fact that the only person who can hear or see Mom is her daughter who has been ordered by the court to spend Dad’s birthday with him as part of her Anger Management Program. One by one the family’s secrets are peeled away revealing a shocking truth that surprises even our ghost.

Comedy performances will be July 20,22, 26, 28, Aug. 3, 5, 9, 11

July 29, 2018
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground | Grand Marais MN


Sundays :: Open Stage with host Joe Paulik,  6:00pm – 9:00pm

Aug 15 :: Pete Kavanaugh :: 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 16 :: Jerry Vandiver :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 17 :: Jim’s Country Laundry :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 18 :: Doug Otto & the Getaways :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 19 :: Sky Blue Jazz Trio :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 22 :: North Shore Community Swing Band :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 23 :: Maria Nickolay :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 23 :: The Lucky Dutch – Benefit for NSMA :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 24 :: Sarah Morris :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Aug 26 :: Bill and Kate Isles :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 29 :: Joe Paulik :: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Aug 30 :: North Country Fair :: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Aug 31 :: Alamode :: 8:00pm – 11:00pm

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