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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!

 

Flotsam and Jetsam Gallery Exhibition

Flotsam and Jetsam Gallery Exhibition

October 15, 2022 - November 6, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for Flotsam and Jetsam, a gallery exhibition featuring work from three talented sculpture artists, John Books, Tom Christiansen and Greg Mueller Exhibition runs [...]
Lake Superior Jazz Festival

Lake Superior Jazz Festival

November 4, 2022 - November 6, 2022    
All Day
Friday, November 4 6pm  Brilliant Colors Jazz Trio,  Lutsen Resort Jazz Dinner 6pm  Dan Nelson Trio,  Cascade Lodge 8pm  Southside Aces & Andrew Walesch Orchestra,  [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

November 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 [...]
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But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
December 10, 2022 - January 1, 2023    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for But Does It Pour? a group exhibition presented by Cook County Potters. But Does It Pour? will display a wide variety of [...]
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
January 1, 2023 - January 7, 2023    
All Day
Put the date for the Norpine Fat Bike Classic on your calendar – Saturday, January 7th is the date to ride the beautiful North Shore [...]
New Year's Brunch at Gunflint Lodge
January 1, 2023    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Ring in the new year with a festive brunch overlooking Gunflint Lake with views into Canada. Toast the New Year with a glass of champagne, [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
January 2, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the Bluefin Grille’s sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views available on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Along with breathtaking [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 3, 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
January 3, 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 [...]
Northern Lights Forecast
January 4, 2023    
12:01 am - 6:30 am
A strong chance of aurora! There is a good chance to see the Aurora Borealis aka 'northern lights' tonight. Look to the night skies especially [...]
Two Harbors American Legion Events
January 4, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
January 5, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
Two Harbors American Legion Events
January 6, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
January 6, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
Ski Party at Lutsen Mountains
January 6, 2023 - January 7, 2023    
9:00 pm
Ski Party is a weekend ski, snowboard, and music festival curated by the folks at GNDWIRE Records. It's a throwback to a time when skiing [...]
Gunflint Mail Run
January 7, 2023    
All Day
The very northeastern tip of Minnesota is Cook County, a land blessed with stunning beauty. We have Gichigami. And glacially sculpted boreal forests. And an [...]
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 [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 8, 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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
January 9, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the Bluefin Grille’s sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views available on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Along with breathtaking [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 10, 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
January 10, 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 [...]
Two Harbors American Legion Events
January 11, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
January 12, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
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 American Legion Events
January 13, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Two Harbors American Legion Events
January 14, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 15, 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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
January 16, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the Bluefin Grille’s sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views available on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Along with breathtaking [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 17, 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 American Legion Events
January 18, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
January 19, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
Northern Lights Forecast
January 19, 2023 - January 20, 2023    
9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
A strong chance of aurora! There is a good chance to see the Aurora Borealis aka 'northern lights' tonight.  Look to the night skies anytime [...]
Snowmobile Races
January 21, 2023    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration 11:00am Races Kick Off at Noon! (NO late entries) Awards Ceremony post racing (typically between 4pm - 5pm)
Locals Night at the Winery
January 22, 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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
January 23, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the Bluefin Grille’s sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views available on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Along with breathtaking [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 24, 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 American Legion Events
January 25, 2023    
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesdays :: 7-10 :: Karaoke Night with Fish Live Music Jan 13 :: 7-10 :: Lost Highway Band Jan 14 :: 3-6 :: Jerry Allan [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
January 26, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
January 30, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Experience the Bluefin Grille’s sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views available on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Along with breathtaking [...]
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
February 2, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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
February 3, 2023    
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 [...]
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!
Events on January 1, 2023
But Does it Pour? Gallery Exhibition
10 Dec 22
Grand Marais
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
New Year's Brunch at Gunflint Lodge
1 Jan 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 2, 2023
Events on January 3, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Locals Night at the Winery
3 Jan 23
Lutsen
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
3 Jan 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 4, 2023
Events on January 5, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Castle Danger Brewery events
5 Jan 23
Two Harbors
Events on January 6, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Two Harbors American Legion Events
6 Jan 23
Two Harbors
Castle Danger Brewery events
6 Jan 23
Two Harbors
Events on January 7, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Gunflint Mail Run
7 Jan 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 8, 2023
Events on January 9, 2023
Events on January 10, 2023
Locals Night at the Winery
10 Jan 23
Lutsen
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
10 Jan 23
Grand Marais
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Castle Danger Brewery events
12 Jan 23
Two Harbors
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Snowmobile Races
21 Jan 23
Grand Marais
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