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February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020
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Special Events at North House
Special Events at North House

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

It’s the 10th Anniversary of Fiber Week (formerly Northern Fibers Retreat) and we’re celebrating with an entire week of hands-on textile exploration! Choose from a dozen multi-day courses in everything from felting to weaving to spinning, dyeing, knitting and more.

To see a full list of courses, click here.

Thu, Feb 20 : Brown Bag Lunch Series – Woodturning with Marybeth Garmoe
Thu, Feb 27 : Open Studio Night – Meet our new first-year Artisans in Residence

every Saturday at 2pm – tour the North House campus

February 1, 2020 - February 15, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Snowshoeing 101
Snowshoeing 101

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park | Two Harbors MN

Discover the quiet enjoyment of this low-impact sport. Begin in the Trail Center for a brief history and basic instructions. Then join the naturalist for a gentle hike looking for signs of wildlife and winter wonders.

Bring your own snowshoes or rent a pair from the park. There are a limited number of adult and children?s snowshoes, so please sign up at the park office.

We do need 6 inches of snow on the ground to snowshoe, if there is a lack of snow, a winter walk will occur.

February 3, 2020 - February 29, 2020
All Day

Special Events at Grand Marais Art Colony
Special Events at Grand Marais Art Colony

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

In addition to classes and workshops all month long, the Grand Marais Art Colony offers these special events.

Feb 15 :: Star Book with Pop-Up pages
Feb 15 :: The Write Time
Feb 19 :: Community Conversation: The Arts at the State Capitol
Feb 27 :: Artist Talk: Science-centric Art

February 7, 2020 - February 16, 2020
All Day

Hygge Festival

Downtown Grand Marais | Grand Marais MN

You may not yet know the definition of the Danish word hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), but chances are good that you have felt it. Hygge is the Danish ritual of embracing life’s simple pleasures. Feeling relaxed, cozy and surrounded by the warmth of family, friends, community and fire, hygge encourages us to embrace all of winter’s pleasures and unique opportunities.

February 15, 2020
12:00 am

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.

March 21
May 23
June 20
July 4,18,25
August 15
September 26
October 3,17
November 28
December 31

2021 Dates:
January 1

Details and reservations.

February 15, 2020
All Day

Pincushion Ski Festival
Pincushion Ski Festival

PIncushion Mountain Trail System | Grand Marais MN

The Pincushion Ski Festival and the Y-Ski Winter Carnival will be held at the Pincushion Mountain Trail System. There will be food, and warm beverages available for spectators and racers in the warming shack. Outside there will be music and a giant bonfire for roasting marshmallows.

10:00 AM:  START OF 30KM CLASSIC SKI RACE
10:50AM:  10KM CLASSIC AND WOODY SKI RACES
11:00AM:  10KM SKATE RACE
11:15AM:  3KM COMPETITIVE KIDS RACE
12:30PM:  AWARDS
1:00PM:   FAMILY SKI
2:00PM:   START OF SKIJOR RACE

February 15, 2020
9:00 am

Finland Vintage Snowmobile Ride
Finland Vintage Snowmobile Ride

Clair Nelson / Finland Community Center | Finland MN

9am registration

Music, food, prizes, ride and lots of fun!

February 15, 2020
11:00 am

Hungry Jack Drag Races
Hungry Jack Drag Races

Hungry Jack Lodge | Grand Marais MN

2020 Drag Races on Poplar Lake sponsored by the Cook County Ridge Riders and Hungry Jack Lodge.

Registration begins at 11am inside the Logger Lounge with races starting at noon. $20 registration fee for each race entered plus a  $10 bib fee that will be returned to you when the bib is returned.
Classes are 600, 700, 800, Open, Improved stock.  800 ft track.

Bring your vintage sled for best in show. Awards following after the races in Logger Lounge. Food and Beverages available for sale inside the Logger Lounge. Come enjoy the day outside with us on the ice!

Classes: 600cc, 700cc, 800cc, Open and Improved

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February 15, 2020
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Board Games in the brewery
Board Games in the brewery

Voyageur Brewing Company | Grand Marais MN

Visit Voyageur and play some board games in the brewery on Saturday, February 15th. Bring a game or borrow a game and most importantly play a game!

February 15, 2020
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nan Onkka Prints Exhibit
Nan Onkka Prints Exhibit

North Shore Winery | Lutsen MN

Local printmaker, Nan Onkka, has an exhibit of original woodblock prints on display at North Shore Winery through March 30, 2020. All artworks are for sale.

Visit the exhibit during the winery’s open hours.
Thursday: 2-8 pm
Friday through Monday: 12-7pm

February 15, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Snowshoeing 101
Snowshoeing 101

Gooseberry Falls State Park | Two Harbors

Discover the quiet enjoyment of this low-impact sport. Begin in the Visitor Center Theater for a brief history and basic instructions. Then join the naturalist for a gentle hike looking for signs of wildlife and winter wonders.

Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. There are a limited number of adult snowshoes, so please sign up at the park office.

We do need 6 inches of snow on the ground to snowshoe, if there is a lack of snow, a winter walk will occur.

February 15, 2020
3:00 pm

Music & Events
Music & Events

North Shore Winery | Lutsen

February
Feb 20, 6pm – Date Night with Eric Frost
Feb 22, 3pm – Apres l’Aventure with Gordon Thorne & Friends
Feb 27, 6pm – Date Night with Gordon Thorne & Friends
Feb 29, 3pm – Apres l’Aventure with Spruce Roots

March
Mar 5, 6pm – Date Night
Mar 9, 3pm – Apres l’Aventure
Mar 12, 6pm – Date Night
Mar 14, 3pm – Apres l’Aventure
Mar 19, 6pm – Date Night
Mar 21 3pm – Apres l’Aventure
Mar 26, 6pm – Date [& Art] Night
Mar 28, 3pm – Apres l’Aventure

April
Apr 9, 6pm – Date Night
Apr 16, 6pm – Date Night
Apr 23, 6pm – Date Night
Apr 30, 6pm – Date Night

February 15, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Candle-light Ski & Snowshoe
Candle-light Ski & Snowshoe

Oberg Mountain | Tofte MN

Head up to the Oberg Mountain Parking lot on the Onion River Road for a memorable evening of xc skiing, snowshoeing or hiking along the candlelit trails.   This event is a great way to enjoy the quiet beauty of the North Woods after dark by the flickering lights of candles in the snow.  Come spend the evening with us and stop by the bonfire either before you leave or when you return for a cup of cocoa, a cookie and a little conversation with other folks.

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