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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.

Check out what’s going on during your visit!

 

George Morrison “Connections” Exhibit

George Morrison “Connections” Exhibit

April 18, 2022 - September 30, 2022    
12:00 am
At Grand Portage National Monument’s Heritage Center, the George Morrison Exhibit “Connections” will open the week of April 18, 2022. For this exhibit, the National Park Service (NPS) [...]
The Giving Forest Exhibition

The Giving Forest Exhibition

May 27, 2022 - June 19, 2022    
12:00 am
Gallery Exhibition featuring Kimberly Layer May 27 - June 19 Gallery Hours May: Mondays 10-4, Thursdays-Saturdays 10-4, Sundays 1-4 June: Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays [...]
Sailing on the Hjørdis

Sailing on the Hjørdis

June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022    
10:00 am
The flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis shares the name of the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip on this 50’ traditionally-rigged [...]
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition

75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition

June 10, 2022 - August 27, 2022    
All Day
7-5 Summer Exhibition June 10 – August 27, 2022 7-5 is a celebration of the Art Colony’s place within the Great Lakes region as well [...]
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Deep Winter Dreaming Gallery Exhibition
January 7, 2023 - January 29, 2023    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Deep Winter Dreaming, a community exhibition presented by Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church. Deep Winter Dreaming will feature numerous talented community [...]
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)
January 13, 2023 - February 17, 2023    
2:00 am - 6:00 am
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) was discovered by astronomers using last March. Since then the comet has brightened and is now sweeping across the northern constellation [...]
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
January 27, 2023 - January 29, 2023    
All Day
January 27 - 29 ::  Jim Osbakken Memorial Open March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & Under Waffle Spiel March 24-26 Two Harbors Mixed Spiel [...]
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
January 29, 2023 - February 4, 2023    
All Day
Experience the premier long-distance sled dog race of the lower 48 and Northern Minnesota’s top winter attraction! World-class mushers including Jamie Nelson, John and Jason Baron have competed in the [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 31, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Northern Light Opening Reception
February 3, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the opening of Northern Light, an exhibition from Plein Air Grand Marais ’22 Grand Prize Winner, Brock Larson. Larson presents [...]
Snowmobile Club Fun Run
February 4, 2023    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Two places to register at: Skyport Lodge 8am - 11am. Or Hungry Jack lodge 8am - 4:00pm Snowmobile, Drive, Fly!
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
February 4, 2023 - February 26, 2023    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Northern Light, an exhibition from Plein Air Grand Marais ’22 Grand Prize Winner, Brock Larson. Larson presents a collection of his northern [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 5, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 7, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Two Harbors Winter Frolic
February 10, 2023 - February 12, 2023    
All Day
Embrace the fun of winter at the annual Two Harbors Winter Frolic with curling, winter kick-ball, smoosh races, outhouse races, outdoor bean bag tournament, photo scavenger [...]
Fiber Week at North House Folk School
February 13, 2023 - February 20, 2023    
All Day
Wool, woodstoves, and winter weave together for a cozy week at North House each February.  Join us on campus for this special week-long gathering that [...]
19th Annual Vintage Snowmobile Run
February 18, 2023    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
19th Annual Vintage Snowmobile Run in Finland, MN Registration 9-10:30 Guided ride leaves at 10:30 Trailer parking on site Food & Beverages Auction & Raffle [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 19, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Best Stargazing February
February 20, 2023    
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing. Here’s a great way to start – [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 21, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
February 21, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at The Gun Flint Tavern and presented by the Cook County Historical [...]
Culture Crawl
February 24, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GRAB A FRIEND OR LOVED ONE FOR A COZY EVENING OF FUN AND CULTURE First, stop by either the Cook County History Museum at 8 [...]
Hannah Rey at Ledge Rock Grille
February 25, 2023    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come for dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and stay for local favorite Hannah Rey in the fireside room and bar at Larsmont Cottages.
Grand Marais Ole Opry VI
February 25, 2023    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The award-winning High 48’s with Becky Schlegel headline NSMA’s sixth Grand Marais Ole Opry. North shore old-time string band Up Jumped Trouble gets the crowd [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 26, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
February 28, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
February 28, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at The Gun Flint Tavern and presented by the Cook County Historical [...]
Tuesday Open Curling Night
February 28, 2023    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cook County Curling Club invites you to come and try curling! Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm is Open Curling Night, with members of our [...]
Moose lick salt on road
March 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023    
All Day
When temps warm in the spring, roads are salted to keep ice from forming. Like many of us, moose crave a little salt. Carefully drive [...]
Live Music at Moguls Grille & Tap Room!
March 2, 2023    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stop in for a meal or hangout at the bar and enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday at Moguls Grille & Taproom from 4:00pm [...]
Thursday Afternoon Art
March 2, 2023    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us @ Joy & Co. Thursdays 4-6pm for fun demos and projects. More info can be found on our website and on Facebook Cost [...]
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
March 3, 2023 - March 5, 2023    
All Day
March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & Under Waffle Spiel March 24-26 Two Harbors Mixed Spiel details and registration
Live Music at Moguls Grille & Tap Room!
March 3, 2023    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stop in for a meal or hangout at the bar and enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday at Moguls Grille & Taproom from 4:00pm [...]
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
March 4, 2023 - March 5, 2023    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
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Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
3 Mar 23
Two Harbors
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
4 Mar 23
Two Harbors

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