August 3, 2019 - September 8, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lake Superior Circle Tour Art Exhibit by Douglas Ross
Lake Superior Circle Tour Art Exhibit by Douglas Ross

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery | Grand Marais MN

Join the JHP Art Gallery for a new exhibit surrounding the Lake Superior Circle Tour by Douglas Ross. Douglas is a renowned oil painter in the Midwest and beyond. His exhibit titled “Circle Tour” will be filled with paintings created from around the states that are bordering Lake Superior. The exhibit runs through September 8th.

Summer Gallery Hours
Wednesday -Saturday 10 am – 4 pm;
Sunday 1 – 4 pm;
Monday 10 am – 4 pm;
or by appointment.

August 8, 2019 - August 11, 2019
All Day

Lake County Fair
Lake County Fair

Lake County Fairgrounds | Two Harbors MN

Thursday :: Senior Day, Senior Luncheon with live entertainment, Amateur Talent Contest and 3k Dirty Dash.
Friday Kids Day :: Free Gate admission, games and drawings for Kids 12 and under.
Saturday :: 4-H Horse Show, Annual Pie Contest and Auction, Live Band.
Sunday :: Family Day.

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Under the Spreading Walnut Tree - Two Harbors Art Fair
Under the Spreading Walnut Tree - Two Harbors Art Fair

P.K. Anderson House / Superior Hiking Trail Info Center | Two Harbors MN

25th annual Under the Spreading Walnut Tree – Two Harbors Art Fair is taking place this year on Friday, from 3 to 7 PM, Saturday, from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Fine artists will be selling their hand made artwork including pottery, glass, jewelry, paintings, drawings, photography, shawls, scarfs, skirts, wood, etc.

August 10, 2019 - August 13, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tall Ships
Tall Ships

Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center | Duluth MN

Duluth will host the Festival of Sail Tall Ships 3-day event, August 11-13.

The ships are open for tours and rides from the Duluth harbor. The Grand Parade of Sail takes place Sunday at 9 am.

-> On the North Shore we expect to see the tall ships sailing by as early as August 8th, most likely August 9th and 10th. Kepp an eye out!

August 10, 2019 - August 11, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tori Music Festival and Marketplace
Tori Music Festival and Marketplace

Finland MN Heritage Site | Finland MN

Music and marketplace on Saturday!
Pancake breakfast on Sunday!

August 11, 2019
4:00 am - 7:00 am

Music by the Lake

Skyport Lodge | Grand Marais MN

August 18th: Woodblind
August 25th: Pushing Chain
September 1st: TBD

August 11, 2019
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Naturalist Events
Naturalist Events

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Thursdays – In-Depth Nature Discovery
Fridays – Bird-Banding Demonstrations 7 – 11 am

Have you ever seen a wild bird up close? Visit any time and discover the many types of birds that live along the North Shore. Free/donations. appreciated.

Saturdays – Nature Talks

Aug 17, 10 am – State of the Birds
Aug 24, 10 am – Photo Scavenger Hunt
Aug 31 – 10 am, Life on the Edge

Sunday – Geology Walks at 10 am

Sugarloaf Cove is an incredible place to explore geology! Discover how Lake Superior was formed. Learn how to find agates. Free/donations. appreciated.


August 11, 2019
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sail on the Hjørdis
Sail on the Hjørdis

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

The flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis shares the name of the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip on this 50’ traditionally-rigged steel schooner and gain access to both the largest lake in the world and experience Grand Marais as it was approached in the centuries before Highway 61 — from the water.

The 2019 sailing season has begun! Even better than watching her from the shore is spending time aboard out on the water

Try the 2-Hour Daily Sail, or Friday and Saturday Sunset Sail!

For more details, or to book a reservation click here.

August 11, 2019
6:00 pm

Live Music & Events
Live Music & Events

Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground | Grand Marais MN

All events through May 4th are cancelled due to COVID 19.

Sundays :: Open Stage with Joe Paulik & Pat Flack :: 6-9pm

Special Events

May 4, 7pm – Celtic Music Sessions & Open Jam


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