October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019
All Day

Moose Madness
Moose Madness

Downtown Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

Throughout Moose Madness weekend, there are events for everyone. Activities range from the athletic to the artistic with the weekend centered on earning and spending “moose bucks.” Kiddos can earn moose bucks by participating in scavenger hunts, races, and arts activities all around town. Moose bucks can then be spent on prizes at Moose Headquarters aka Grandma Ray’s

Moose Madness Medallion Hunt begins at 9:00 am on Friday morning!! For the sleuths in the crowd, the moose madness medallion hunt is a hoot. The first clues are released at 9:00 am on Friday morning and go on until it is found!

October 18, 2019 - October 20, 2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Two Harbors Lakeside Market

Two Harbors | Two Harbors MN

The New, Two Harbors Lakeside Market will feature local artisan talent, crafts, music, authors, food, and fun for the whole family!

October 19, 2019
All Day

Grandma Rays
Grandma Rays

Grandma Rays | Grand Marais MN

Mondays :: Beer Bingo 7-9pm
Tuesdays :: Trivia Night 7-9pm
Saturdays :: Texas Hold ‘Em 6:15-8pm

18 :: Bughouse! :: 8pm
24 :: Portage Band :: 6pm
25 :: Mysterious Ways :: 8pm

October 19, 2019
All Day

North House Folk School
North House Folk School

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

In addition to single- to multi-day workshops, North House offers:

Special Programming

Oct 5 ::  Plant Walk @ Sugarloaf Cove
Oct 6 ::  Free Health Education Consults @ CCWF Co-op
Oct 7 :: Potluck & Discussion: Herbs for Women’s’ Health and the Childbearing Years
Oct 10 :: Skill Share: Rooted Wisdom
Oct 16 :: Herbs & Natural Supports for Stress @ Violence Prevention Center
Oct 17 :: Boreal Botanicals @ Cross River Heritage Center
Oct 18-20 :: Family Weekend Drop-by demonstrations

Regular Programming

Tour the North Shore Campus
all Saturdays in September, at 2 pm

details at North House Folk School

October 19, 2019
All Day

Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist Events
Sugarloaf Cove Naturalist Events

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Bird Banding Demos
Saturdays, 7am-noon
September & October [not Sep 28]

Boreal Botanicals: Medicinal Trees, Plants and Fungi
Oct 5, 1-2:30pm

October 19, 2019
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sugarloaf Cove Open House
Sugarloaf Cove Open House

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder MN - Minnesota

Join us for our 2nd Annual Open House with speakers and family activities from 10 am-3 pm. Parking and all activities are FREE.

Schedule of Events:
7:00 am: Nature Center Opens
Bird banding demonstration

10:00 am: Scientific and Natural Areas: 50 years of Science and Beauty – AmberBeth VanNingen, NE Regional Specialist, Scientific and Natural Areas Program

11:30 am: North Shore Geology Walk – Margie Menzies

1:00 pm: Conservation of Minnesota’s Rare Arctic Relict Plants – John Valez, UMD

Ongoing Activities During the Day include:
– Scavenger Hunt for the whole family
– Kid’s activity tables
– Two Truths and a Lie SNA game
– Self-guided Cove walks
– Swag!
– Food

October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Snowshoe Chair Lacing Workshop
Snowshoe Chair Lacing Workshop

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

Whether or not you’ve laced snowshoes before, you can lace up your very own snowshoe Adirondack-style chair. Experienced instructors will provide assistance for you to lace your own chair.

October 19, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Adventures Under the Night Sky by Travis Novitsky
Adventures Under the Night Sky by Travis Novitsky

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

Images and stories from adventures under the night sky

Travis Novitsky is a life-long resident of the north shore of Lake Superior and a citizen of the Grand Portage Anishinabe Nation. A self-taught nature and wildlife photographer, his favorite subject to photograph is the night sky. Travis will share with you his stories and adventures he has had while making photographs under a sky filled with stars.

All presentations are family-friendly and free to the public.
Donations are always appreciated.

October 19, 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

October 19, 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

October 19, 2019
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Special Events
Special Events

Bluefin Grille | Tofte MN

Live Music at Bluefin Grille 9-11 pm


1-4 Fall Food & wine Lovers Weekend
8-12 :: Girls Gone North Weekend

October 19, 2019
9:30 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill | Lutsen MN

Join us for late night live music and dance parties happen Saturday evenings through October 26, 9:30 pm – Midnight


7 :: DJ Beavstar
14 :: Timmy Haus
21 :: DJ Beavstar
26 :: TBA