October 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Photography at the Rock: Roxanne Distad
Photography at the Rock: Roxanne Distad

Split Rock Lighthouse | Two Harbors MN

Our featured photographer for the month of October is Roxanne Distad. “Photography at the Rock,” a rotating monthly photography show in the lobby of the visitor center at Split Rock Lighthouse, showcases landscape and wildlife photographers of the area.

October 9th, 10am-3pm : Meet Roxanne and talk with her about her work
October 1-31 : Her photographs will be on display at the visitor center.

Photographer biography: Roxanne Distad
Distad’s journey into photography blossomed when she received a Kodak Brownie camera for her 12th birthday. She spent many summer nights during her high school years road tripping and discovering the western half of the United States.

Her passion for photography has spanned many years and many cameras, from film to digital. She wants her images to transport you into the very moment she captured them, so you may also experience the magic, beauty, and mystery that embraces Lake Superior and the North Shore.

October 29, 2021 - October 30, 2021
All Day

Halloween Open Bonspiel
Halloween Open Bonspiel

Cook County Curling Club | Grand Marais MN

Typically scheduled for the last weekend in October or early November, with 4-person teams competing, plus a costume contest, with prizes awarded for the best dressed individual and team. Contact Hilja Iverson at


October 30, 2021
2:00 pm

Tour the North House Campus
Tour the North House Campus

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, see craft in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the Yellow Building – no registration required. Free

October 30, 2021
9:00 pm

Spooktacular Creepy Costume Contest
Spooktacular Creepy Costume Contest

Gun Flint Tavern | Grand Marais MN

Halloween at the Gunflint Tavern is ALWAYS a blast!  Don’t miss our “Spooktacular Creepy Costume Contest,”  featuring live music from Rootz Within,  an island jam reggae band, formed in Hawaii and based in Minnesota.

Plus Ghastly Libations and Horrible Hotdog Eating!?


sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

Get North Shore travel tips delivered to your inbox