Date/Time
Event

July 1, 2020 - July 31, 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 order to protect the health and safety of our community, we have cancelled summer programming through August 31, 2020, including all on-site classes and activities, and our annual Arts Festival.

We are exploring ways to pivot our programming to an online platform. Look for GMAC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to find information and ways to engage.

Check our site for additional information

July 15, 2020 - August 19, 2020
12:00 am

Blueberry Season
Blueberry Season

Blueberry bushes flower in early June during black fly season, which is perfect because the flies pollinate the blooms. Given adequate regular rain, berries ripen and you may be treated to one as early as the 4th of July right through Labor Day, but the bulk of the season is mid-July to mid-August.

Not sure where to look? Stop by the Tofte [7355 Hwy 61, Tofte, MN 55615] or Gunflint Ranger [ 2020 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604] Stations and ask for suggestions, but don’t expect anyone to give away their secret spot!

July 26, 2020
All Day

North House July Events
North House July Events

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

Upcoming events and courses at North House Folk School
**some classes will be offered online only

July
6-7 :: Fly Fishing Intensive: Casting and Presenting a Fly
9-12 :: Fly Fishing the North Country in Prime Time
10-12 :: Black Ash Pack Baskets
18-19 :: Needle Felting & Bead Embroidery: Painting with Beads & Fiber
24-25 :: Raw Felted Fleece: A New Approach to the Sheepskin Blanket
24-26 :: Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner’s Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community
29-Aug 2 :: Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Summer Session
31-Aug 2 :: Gudbransdal Rosemaling

For more events check the North House website.

July 26, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Country Beyond: Life on North and Gunflint Lakes 1892-1923 - cancelled
The Country Beyond: Life on North and Gunflint Lakes 1892-1923 - cancelled

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center | Grand Marais MN

From railways to logging and settlers to trappers, this part of the Boundary Waters was a hub of activity more than 100 years ago. Learn about the people and events that defined the history of the area.

Dave Battistel is a history teacher and instructional leader at St. Patrick High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Since 1994 he has been actively researching and writing about the history of the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western Railway, as well as its associated ventures (silver and iron mining and logging). He is currently writing a book on the Gunflint & Lake Superior Railroad.

All presentations are family friendly and free to the public.

The presentation will be held inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.