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North Shore Events

Each small town celebrates nature, arts and history, the great outdoors, local and regional talents, holidays and community. And you’re invited to join in. This North Shore Calendar of Events lists all kinds of goings-on; guided hikes, 99-mile bike races, fine art exhibits, pie-eating contests, solstice celebrations, historical talks, workshops, classes, summer festivals, small town parades, and the annual lighting of Split Rock Lighthouse.

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Featured events

Northern Lights :: August 17 – 18!!

50 Years on the Gunflint (told in 1 hour) :: August 26

Harbor History Tour :: September 3

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Moose Calves Born
May 19, 2021 - June 9, 2021    
All Day
Gangly, tawny moose calves are born about nine months after the autumn rut [mating season]. Born at 25-35 pounds, the average adult moose weighs close [...]
Art Along the Lake: Celebrate our Galleries!
May 28, 2021 - May 31, 2021    
All Day
Make art a part of your Memorial Day tradition! The communities of Grand Marias, the Gunflint Trail, Grand Portage, Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder are home [...]
The Geology of Shovel Point
May 31, 2021    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tettegouche State Park Lace up your hiking boots and join the Park Naturalist for a guided hike to beautiful Shovel Point. We will hike 1.5 [...]
Take A Kid Fishing
June 11, 2021 - June 13, 2021    
All Day
Minnesotans who bring a kids [15 or younger] fishing don't need a license courtesy of the MN DNR. It's their way of getting everyone out [...]
Motorcycle Poker Run - CANCELLED
July 3, 2021    
All Day
Motorcyclists join us for this fun Summer event! We are partnering with popular Gunflint Trail and Cook County motorcycle destinations. Participants will draw a poker card at each checkpoint. [...]
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Moose Calves Born
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
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Moose Calves Born
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
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Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
Events on June 9, 2021
Moose Calves Born
19 May 21
Events on June 11, 2021
Take A Kid Fishing
11 Jun 21
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Take A Kid Fishing
11 Jun 21
Events on June 13, 2021
Take A Kid Fishing
11 Jun 21
Events on July 3, 2021
Motorcycle Poker Run - CANCELLED
3 Jul 21
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