May 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019
All Day

Rags To Riches....paintings by Leoh
Rags To Riches....paintings by Leoh

Cedar Coffee/Spokengear | Two Harbors MN

This show is full of action and emotion. It features rag dolls, bikes, coffee cups and even a muffin with a cherry on top!

Join us Friday May 3rd to meet Lauri E Olson-Hohman and see her new series of original paintings “From Rags to Riches”. 5-7 pm.

Beer and Wine $1 off and full food menu available. Art and cards on display and for sale through June 30.

May 11, 2019 - June 2, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Greg Lecker Painting Exhibit

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for an exhibition of artworks created by Greg Lecker, Naturalist Plein Air painter.

The exhibit runs through June 2.
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday 1 – 4 pm.

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
All Day

North Shore Waterfalls Photography Workshop & Tour
North Shore Waterfalls Photography Workshop & Tour

Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior | Tofte MN

Whether you are new or experienced with photography, this workshop aims to bolster your skills, increase confidence, feel inspired, and have some adventure and fun!

The workshop includes a combination of classes and hands-on practice in the field photographing beautiful waterfalls and scenery with hands-on instruction. We cover camera technical aspects, image composition and editing, and special techniques focused on capturing exquisite waterfall photographs.

I have 15+ years of experience with photography, professional education, and training, and have been photographing the North Shore area for years. I will take you to great spots each day and some that are not well known.

Contact me to register or learn more now:
Michel Pleau

May 18, 2019
All Day

Heritage Site Opens
Heritage Site Opens

Heritage Site | Finland MN

Heritage Site Summer Hours

The Heritage Site is open to the public from 11 a.m until 4 p.m. on Thursday until Monday of each week from mid-May until mid-October. Our on-site hosts will gladly give you a tour or you can visit at your own pace. Come have a picnic in one of our shelter houses, visit the gift shop, and make a day of it!

There is currently no admission fee, however, a good will offering is greatly appreciated.

May 18, 2019
7:00 am

Superior Spring Trail Race

Caribou Highlands Lodge | Lutsen MN

The Superior 12.5KM, 25KM and 50KM Trail Races are extremely hilly, rugged and technical trail-races which traverses the Sawtooth Mountain Range on the Superior Hiking Trail in the far reaches of northern Minnesota. The 25KM and 50KM races are run out and back, starting and finishing at Caribou Highlands Lodge and the 12.5K is point-to-point, finishing at Caribou Highlands Lodge.

The course parallels Lake Superior, the greatest freshwater lake in the world, climbs to near 2000′ peaks with breath-taking vistas of the lake and inland forests and crosses whitewater rivers and serene streams while meandering through boreal forests.

Due to their popularity, registration for the races is held via a lottery registration process which opens on January 1st each year. More information can be found HERE

May 18, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Birding Oberg Mountain
Birding Oberg Mountain

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Come enjoy the spring warbler birding migration on the North Shore. Sedna Cedarstone, Master Naturalist and long time (20 years) birder will take curious beginner level birders on two separate hikes with varied bird habitat. We will travel to Oberg Mountain, an elevated hike with known sightings of many native and migrating warblers.

Bring your binoculars (we will also have some available to loan), sturdy shoes and clothing, water, snack and favorite bird poem if you wish. Visual aids of birds we hope to see will be provided. We will meet at the Sugarloaf Cove Center and drive to the birding site. The starting time is 8 am, ending 11 am, rain or shine.

Register by May 15 as group size is limited. $10 per person; $25 per family. Please include a phone number we can reach you at the morning of the event in case we need to cancel.

May 18, 2019
1:30 pm

Tweet, Soar, Fly
Tweet, Soar, Fly

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Discover the many of the birds that call Gooseberry home. Stop by to spin the bird quiz wheel, play spy-a-bird and learn to identify birds by their songs and calls. Meet the naturalists at the Visitor Center Art Column.

Join us on June 9th!

May 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Gunflint Tavern | Grand Marais MN

Upcoming Live Music at the Gunflint Tavern:

Wednesdays Open Mic Night :: 6:30pm

May 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Grandma Rays | Grand Marais MN

Sundays :: Texas Hold Em’ :: 6:15pm
Tuesdays :: Trivia Night :: 7:00pm

May 18, 2019
6:30 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Lutsen Resort | Lutsen MN

Tuesday & Thursday night music is 6 – 8 pm
Saturdays Live Music is 7-10 pm

Wine & Trivia Wednesdays
The wine bar will open at 6pm with Trivia kicking off at 6:30pm. The Poplar River Pub will be serving food and drink for anyone looking for a non-wine beverage. Folks of all ages are welcome & encouraged to participate. Pro Tip! Get a leg-up on the competition by visiting our Facebook page between 12pm-5pm the day of the event for the answer to a sommelier-level wine question that will be asked that night.


31 :: Briand Morrison

2 :: Jon Kalberg
3 :: Rob & Jill
4 :: Plucked-Up String Band
7 :: Gordon Thorne
9 :: Jim & MIchele Miller
11 :: Briand Morrison
14 :: Eric Frost
17 :: Pushing Chain
18 :: Gordon Thorne
21 :: Pete Kavanaugh
23 :: Briand Morrison
25 :: Jim & Michele Miller
28 :: Joe Paulik
30 :: Joshua Schmidt
31 :: Plucked-Up String Band

May 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music, Tours & Events
Live Music, Tours & Events

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

All events through May 4th are cancelled due to COVID 19.
Tuesdays :: Trivia Tuesday, 6 pm
Brewery Tour ::  Fridays & Saturdays at 5pm; they last around 30 minutes. Register here
Maximum of 20 people per tour. Tours cost $5 per person and all proceeds are donated to the local food shelf. A complimentary beer is also included on the tour.

Fridays & Saturdays :: Live Music

Live Music 7 pm unless noted