January 1, 2022 - January 31, 2022
All Day

North House Folk School January Courses
North House Folk School January Courses

North House Folk School | Grand Marais MN

North House was founded in 1997 by a small handful of inspired locals passionate about traditional craft and cooperative learning.

January Courses

6-9 :: Rag Rug Weaving for Beginners
6-9 :: Craft of Birch Ski Making
8-9:: Felted Board Games
8,15,22 & 29 :: Anishinaabe-Style Beaded Baby Moccasins online
12 :: Pewter Thread Sparkle Earrings online
13-16 :: Warp and Weft: Intro to Floor Loom Weaving
14-16 :: Bowl Carving with Ax, Adze and Gouge
14-16 :: Masonry Heater Building
14, 21, 28 :: Introduction to Hand Spinning online
15-16 :: Sausage Making
19 :: From Sett to Shrinkage Weaving Project Planning Webinar
21-23 :: Perching Stools
21-13 :: Weave to Sew: Custom Wool Vest
21-25 :: Build Your Own Ukulele
26 :: Wooly Potholders  online
28-30 :: Artisan Bread Immersion
28-30 :: Masonry Heater Building
28-30 :: Early American Style Timbered Workbench

January 10, 2022 - January 31, 2022
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony January Courses
Grand Marais Art Colony January Courses

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.

January Courses

10-31 :: Visual Artists Cohort: Sustaining Through & Beyond the Pandemic
11 :: 100DayProject virtual meet up
26-Feb 23 :: Wheel Throwing: Next Steps

January 15, 2022 - January 29, 2022
All Day

Norpine Fat Bike Classic
Norpine Fat Bike Classic

Continue the tradition – ride the Norpine Fat Bike Classic in 2022! Experience fat biking on the Norpine Trails in Lutsen. Ride through stands of old growth cedars on Pisten Bully groomed trails while overlooking Lake Superior – winter riding doesn’t get better than this!

The Norpine Fat Bike Classic is presented by the Superior Cycling Association with the proceeds going to the Norpine Trail Association and the Superior Cycling Association to assist each organization in maintaining the highest quality trails in Cook County that we all like to ride.

The Superior Cycling Association has built and maintains 35 miles of purpose-built mountain bike trails in Cook County, including the new Jackpot and High Climber trails, which connect Britton Peak trails to Lutsen Mountains. The Norpine Trail Association provides Pisten Bully groomed winter fat bike trails on one of the best winter bike trails on the North Shore.

Details & registration

January 22, 2022
12:00 am

The Big Lake Pop-Up
The Big Lake Pop-Up

North Shore Winery | Lutsen

The Big Lake from Grand Marais will be doing a pop-up shop Saturdays in January through Feb. 12!

The Big Lake offers a wide variety of wall art, ceramics, jewelry gifts, crafts and books reflecting the beauty, culture, and allure of the North Shore of Lake Superior. From locally made ceramic mugs, amusing prints of feisty forest animals, books ideal for north woods children, and striking gemstone jewelry, they promise to catch your eye and steal your heart.

January 22, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Winter Camping Workshop
Winter Camping Workshop

Tettegouche State Park Visitor’s Center | Silver Bay MN

Registration Required – See below

Join State Park Naturalists for a one-day introduction to winter camping. We will build a traditional quinzhee, an insulated snowcave, for sleeping. Also covered will be topics such as cooking outdoors in the snow, tricks for staying dry and warm in the winter, and we will discuss and try out some methods of transporting gear through the snow.

This one day workshop will cover everything you need to know about camping in the winter. Participants who CHOOSE to do so will be able to sleep in the constructed quinzhees and try out the skills they have just learned. Come for just a day of winter fun and learning, or make a weekend out of it. You choose.

No bugs! No poisonous plants! Lots of fun! Outdoor winter programs are subject to change upon weather conditions. Call the park day of program and check here for cancelations. This program will be cancelled if the air temperature is below -15F.

Registered participants will be sent a couple of instructional packets ahead of the workshop in order to better prepare you for the experience.

Please register by calling the Park Naturalist at 218 353.8809 or emailing

January 22, 2022
10:00 am

Devil Track Skyport Drag Races
Devil Track Skyport Drag Races

Skyport Lodge | Grand Marais MN

Hosted by the Cook County Snowmobile Club – Ridge Riders

more info tba

January 22, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Music
Live Music

Castle Danger Brewery | Two Harbors

7 -John Cron
8 – Hannah Rey
14 – Billy Johnson
15 – Woodblind
21 – Adam Moe
22 – Hannah Rey
28 – Teague Alexy
29 – Mumblin’ Drew

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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