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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) [...]
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 [...]
Northern Lights Forecast

Northern Lights Forecast

August 17, 2022 - August 18, 2022    
8:45 pm - 11:59 pm
STRONG change of northern lights Wednesday night Looks like the northern lights will be out right at dusk, head out around 9pm and look to [...]
18 Aug

Weekly Group Mountain Bike Ride: Bearskin Lodge

August 18, 2022    
4:15 am
Join us for the group mountain bike ride, starting at Bearskin Lodge on the Gunflint Trail, every Thursday at 4:15. The ride is 9-12 miles [...]
Bird Banding

Bird Banding

August 18, 2022    
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Have you ever had the opportunity to see a wild bird up close? Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center is participating in bird research by banding birds. [...]
18 Aug

Craft Demonstration

August 18, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stop by our outdoor commons in the center of campus each week to see live traditional craft demonstrations with our talented artisan instructors. Each week [...]
USFS Summer Naturalist Program

USFS Summer Naturalist Program

August 18, 2022    
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Hosted annually for over two decades, the US Forest Service hosts a summer series of Naturalist Programs at different resorts, campgrounds, and nature sites around Cook County! Programs are offered Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:30am to 9pm and are FREE and open to the public. Click Title to see schedule
Intro to Wood Fired Baking

Intro to Wood Fired Baking

August 18, 2022    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Students will be introduced to baking bread using a wood fired oven. Each student will get to bake carta di musica and focaccia while exploring [...]
Local Food Market

Local Food Market

August 18, 2022    
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The weekly Market is where local food producers and their fans gather to share the bounty of the season! Supported by: Northwoods Food Project, Cook [...]
Finland Farmer's Market

Finland Farmer's Market

August 18, 2022    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Produce, eggs, canned items, handmade items. We are able to accept credit cards, EBT and SNAP. June 16 - October 6 Every Thursday
August Live Music at Cascade Restaurant & Pub

August Live Music at Cascade Restaurant & Pub

August 18, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August Calendar of Music at Cascade Pub 4 :: Pat Eliasen 6 :: Sky Blue Jazz 11 :: Thea Ennen and Dave Ja Vue 13 [...]
DANCE! to the North Shore Swing Band

DANCE! to the North Shore Swing Band

August 18, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Music for your dancing and listening pleasure from 6:00-8 p.m. All performances will be outside, unless weather becomes an issue. Bring your own chairs and [...]
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Moose lick salt on road
November 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022    
12:00 am
When temps drop in the winter, roads are salted to keep ice from forming. Like many of us, moose crave a little salt. Carefully drive [...]
Lutsen Mountains Thanksgiving Weekend
November 24, 2022 - November 27, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the weekend!
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
November 27, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
November 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Northern Lights Forecast
November 30, 2022    
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
There is a good chance to see the Aurora Borealis aka 'northern lights' tonight.  Look to the night skies from 6PM until Midnight. This forecast [...]
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
December 1, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 1, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Lutsen Mountains Early Season Friday-Sunday
December 2, 2022 - December 4, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the season this weekend!
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition
December 2, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Living with Craft, a group exhibition presented by The North House Folk School and curated by Tib Shaw. Living with Craft features [...]
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Jr.
December 2, 2022 - December 4, 2022    
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Get in the holiday mood with the community production of this classic. December 2-4 and 9-11 Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm, Sunday matinee at 2pm [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 6, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Full Cold Moon
December 7, 2022    
10:00 pm
The full moon is an amazing sight. Along the north shore and away from the lights of a city, it lights up the night sky. [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 8, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Lutsen Mountains Open Daily
December 9, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the season!
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
December 9, 2022 - December 11, 2022    
All Day
December 9 - 11  ::  The North Shore Open January 27 - 29 ::  Jim Osbakken Memorial Open March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & [...]
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Jr.
December 9, 2022 - December 11, 2022    
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Get in the holiday mood with the community production of this classic. December 2-4 and 9-11 Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm, Sunday matinee at 2pm [...]
North Shore Open Bonspiel
December 10, 2022 - December 12, 2022    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 13, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Geminids Meteor Shower
December 13, 2022 - December 14, 2022    
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Viewers should have about three hours to see them after the sun sets but before the moon rises, when they can expect perhaps five to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 15, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 16, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
December 16, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 17, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
December 17, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 18, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
December 18, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 20, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Winter Solstice
December 21, 2022    
All Day
The sun will be at it's farthest point and it will be the shortest day of the year. This is also the first day of [...]
Ursids Meteor Shower
December 22, 2022 - December 23, 2022    
12:00 am - 5:00 am
a minor shower that seems to spring from the Little Dipper (part of Ursa Minor) Viewers can expect to see seven to 10 meteors per [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 22, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 23, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 24, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Tour the North House Campus
December 24, 2022    
2:00 pm
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 25, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 27, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 29, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Falcons Live at Tettegouche State Park
December 30, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join peregrine falcon researcher, Jackie Fallon, and her live birds for an up-close look at a peregrine falcon and other falcon species. Learn about the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 30, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
December 31, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekly Specials Thursdays : 4-9 pm : Pizza and Pints Bring or order in a large local pizza and get four $1-off beers at the [...]
Tour the North House Campus
December 31, 2022    
2:00 pm
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, [...]
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Castle Danger Brewery events
6 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 7, 2022
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Castle Danger Brewery events
8 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 9, 2022
Events on December 10, 2022
Events on December 11, 2022
Events on December 12, 2022
North Shore Open Bonspiel
10 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 13, 2022
Events on December 14, 2022
Events on December 15, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
15 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 16, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
16 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
16 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 17, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
17 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
17 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 18, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
18 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
18 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 19, 2022
Events on December 20, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
20 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 21, 2022
Events on December 22, 2022
Events on December 23, 2022
Events on December 24, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
24 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Tour the North House Campus
24 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Events on December 25, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
25 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 26, 2022
Events on December 27, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
27 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 28, 2022
Events on December 29, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
29 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Events on December 30, 2022
Events on December 31, 2022
Castle Danger Brewery events
31 Dec 22
Two Harbors
Tour the North House Campus
31 Dec 22
Grand Marais

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