Date/Time
Event

May 22, 2021 - August 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art Colony Summer Exhibition
Art Colony Summer Exhibition

Studio 21 | Grand Marais MN

Moira Bateman, Annie Hejny, Moheb Soliman, and Nick Wroblewski completed a 7-day residency at the Art Colony in 2019 focused on “The Water Cycle.” Each of them exploring the nature of water and how it inspires, informs, and challenges their work. They are back to show work that was begun during that time, and found its completion in their home studios. Join us at Studio 21 for the opening reception of this exhibit on May 21, 5 – 7 pm.

This exhibit will take place at our new building, Studio 21, and will remain up through August 31st. Summer studio hours tba.

June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony June courses
Grand Marais Art Colony June courses

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

At the Grand Marais Art Colony, we exist to support the enduring human need for creative expression and inspiration. Artists and creative seekers of all levels come from across the country to learn from renowned instructors, create art, and engage together in artistic inquiry.

June Courses

May 31-June 4 :: Approaches to Observational Drawing
May 31-June 4 :: Writing in Place
May 31-June 4 :: Mentor Series – Abstraction from Nature
1-3 :: Virtual Mentorship with Emily Belknap
5 :: Japanese Stab Bound Books
7-11 :: Acrylic Paintint
7-11 :: Experiments in Screenprinting
12 :: Drawing on Point
14-18 :: Creative Mapmaking
14-18 :: Mentor Series – Develop Your Artistic Potential
14-18 :: The Print tat Hand – a Sustainable Approach
19 – Miniature Books [ages 8-14]
19 :: Virtual Demonstration: Screenprinting onto Clay
21-23 :: Beginning Oil Painting
21-24 :: Monoprints – One of a Kind
21-25 :: Mentor Series – Points of Departure
21-25 :: people of Clay
24-25 :: Looking for Color
26 :: Artist Talk 10am, Tom Tozer, Painting the Present
28-July 1 :: Colored Pencil Potential
28-July 2 :: Mentor Series – The Creative Archive

June 6, 2021 - September 30, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Art as Catalyst Exhibit
The Art as Catalyst Exhibit

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder Minnesota

Sean Connaughty’s socially engaged art projects address anthropogenic impacts on the global ecology and humanity’s place within that system. Working on site from May 24 – June 7,  Sean will complete a site-specific installation at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. The installation will be exhibited through September 30. Please join us for a walk-through and an opportunity to hear from the artist on June 5 from 1-3pm. There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Sponsored by the Grand Marais Art Colony

June 19, 2021 - September 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grand Marais Harbor History Tour
Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

Cook County Historical Museum | Grand Marais MN

The tour begins at the Museum and you will walk out to the lighthouse breakwater with a guide who will point out the visible relics of the past and tell the stories of this small harbor and community. The tour will last approximately one hour. Everyone is welcome and it is completely free.
Join us every Saturday (weather permitting).

June 26, 2021 - June 27, 2021
All Day

Lutsen 99er
Lutsen 99er

Lutsen Mountains | Lutsen MN

The Lutsen 99er is an ultra-marathon mountain biking event in Lutsen, MN. The 4 distances are 19-, 39-, 69- and 99-miles along forest roads, snowmobile and ski trails plus a bit of paved road and single track.

On Sunday kids races for 13 and under are offered.

All events begin and end at Lutsen Mountains.

Note – 2021 limited rider capacity is SOLD OUT.

June 26, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cook County Farm and Craft Market
Cook County Farm and Craft Market

Senior Center Parking Lot | Grand Marais MN

Everyone is invited to stop by the weekly open air market. Vendors offer handmade and home grown items from pottery to woodwork to jewelry to fiber arts to flowers, veggies, jams, jellies and baked goods.

June 26, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Two Harbors Farmer's Market
Two Harbors Farmer's Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market | Two Harbors MN

Locally grown – fresh from your neighbors.

2021 season details TBA

June 26, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wet Your Paddle on the Gunflint Trail
Wet Your Paddle on the Gunflint Trail

A program for new paddlers offering a free hour of canoeing [with instruction if needed] in June and July. Please call ahead to let the outfitter of your choice know you are coming. Anyone coming outside of the allotted time slot will be charged normal rental fees.

Mondays
10 – 11am  Bearskin Lodge & Outfitters  (218) 388-2292
11am – noon   Nor’Wester Lodge & Canoe Outfitters   (218) 388-2252
1 – 2pm   Voyageur Canoe Outfitters   (218) 388-2224
Tuesdays
10 – 11am  Trout Lake Resort  (218) 387-1330
Wednesdays
11am – noon   Rockwood Lodge & Outfitters   (218) 388 – 2242
Thursdays
1 – 2pm   Hungry Jack Outfitters  (218) 388-2275
Fridays & Saturdays
11am – noon   Gunflint Lodge & Northwoods Outfitters  (218) 388- 2296

June 26, 2021
11:00 am

Muffin Man at Drury Lane
Muffin Man at Drury Lane

Drury Lane Books | Grand Marais MN

The Muffin Man will read a collection of books to kids and families every Saturday at 11am outside at the bookstore.

Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather permitting); weather decisions will be made at 10:30am

Call the store at 218-387-3370 if you’re unsure of what the weather is like by the harbor.

June 26, 2021
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4 Shore at Birch Terrace
4 Shore at Birch Terrace

Birch Terrace Lounge Patio | Grand Marais MN

Live music outdoors with this classic rock cover band: Amy Flack, John Mianowski, Lance Anderson and Danno Wilson.

June 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

June Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery
June Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

June
4 – Northeast Timberland Band
5 – Marc Gartman
11 – Hannah Rey
12 – Northeast Timberland Band
18 – Adam Moe
19 – Teague Alexy
25 – John Cron
26 – Hannah Rey

June 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live Music at Cascade Lodge Pub
Live Music at Cascade Lodge Pub

Cascade Lodge Pub | Lutsen MN

Enjoy live music in an outdoor setting Thursdays and Saturdays from 6-8 pm, no admission and all are welcome to attend.

June
17 – John Russ
19 – Roxann Berglund

July
1 – Pete Kavanaugh
3 – Sky Blue
8 – Kenna Rose
10 – Jim McGowan
15 – John Gruber
17 – Chris Gillis
22- Kilborn Quartet
24- Joe Paulik
29 – Briand Morrison
30 – Pete Kavanaugh

August
5 – Al Oikari & Rod Dockan
7 – Sky Blue
12- Don Bauer
14- Roxanne Berglund
19- Frozen Britches
21- Roxanne Berglund
26 – John Gruber
28- Kilborn Quartet

September
2 – Joe Paulik
4 – Sky Blue
9 – Al Oikari & Rod Dockan
11 – Chris Gillis
16 – Don Bauer
18 – Jim McGowan
23 – Kilborn Quartet
25 – Briand Morrison
30 – Frozen Britches

October
1 – Sky Blue
7 – Pete Kavanaugh
9 – Don Bauer
14 – Briand Morrison
16 – Jim McGowan
21 – Kenna Rose
23 – Joe Paulik

June 26, 2021
9:00 pm

Karaoke
Karaoke

Birch Terrace Lounge | Grand Marais MN

Karaoke, every Friday & Saturday night from 9 pm to close.