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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!

 

Moose lick salt on road

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

Lutsen Mountains Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24, 2022 - November 27, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the weekend!
Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition

Living with Craft Gallery Exhibition

November 24, 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 [...]
Thanksgiving Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

Thanksgiving Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

November 24, 2022    
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$35 Come celebrate Thanksgiving with a home cooked meal! Dinner seatings will be 11 AM – 4 PM on Thursday, November 24th.
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

November 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 [...]
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9:00 AM - Trout Derby
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
February 9, 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 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 [...]
Finland Farmer's Market
February 19, 2023    
All Day
Seed swap & Share table Fresh produce Canned & Baked goods Live music & Coffee Food demo with samples
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
February 23, 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 24, 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Date Night at the Winery
March 2, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for Date Night at the Winery! We are open late on Thursdays, so grab your date and come down to the winery for [...]
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 [...]
Live Music & Events at Castle Danger Brewery
March 3, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesdays: Cribbage Nights 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Cribbage fans! This one is for you. Register to play by 5:45pm on Wednesday nights. Game play [...]
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
March 4, 2023 - March 5, 2023    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
Trout Derby
March 4, 2023    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come out for a day of fishing and fun on the ice on Gunflint Lake. Proceeds help support the local snowmobile club, the Cook County [...]
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Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Two Harbors Winter Frolic
10 Feb 23
Two Harbors
Events on February 11, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Two Harbors Winter Frolic
10 Feb 23
Two Harbors
Events on February 12, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Two Harbors Winter Frolic
10 Feb 23
Two Harbors
Events on February 13, 2023
Events on February 14, 2023
Events on February 15, 2023
Events on February 16, 2023
Events on February 17, 2023
Events on February 18, 2023
Events on February 19, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Fiber Week at North House Folk School
13 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Finland Farmer's Market
19 Feb 23
Finland
Events on February 20, 2023
Events on February 21, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Locals Night at the Winery
21 Feb 23
Lutsen
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
21 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Events on February 22, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Events on February 23, 2023
Events on February 24, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Culture Crawl
24 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Events on February 25, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Hannah Rey at Ledge Rock Grille
25 Feb 23
Two Harbors
Grand Marais Ole Opry VI
25 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Events on February 26, 2023
Northern Light Gallery Exhibition
4 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Locals Night at the Winery
26 Feb 23
Lutsen
Events on February 28, 2023
Locals Night at the Winery
28 Feb 23
Lutsen
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
28 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Tuesday Open Curling Night
28 Feb 23
Grand Marais
Events on March 2, 2023
Thursday Afternoon Art
2 Mar 23
Grand Marais
Date Night at the Winery
2 Mar 23
Lutsen
Events on March 3, 2023
Events on March 4, 2023
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
3 Mar 23
Two Harbors
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
4 Mar 23
Two Harbors
Trout Derby
4 Mar 23
Grand Marais

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cocoa and stockinged feet in front of fire at superior shores on lake superior with 4th night free offer
groomed cross country ski trail at golden eagle lodge on gunflint trail with winter cabin specials
charming sauna at Larsmont Cottages in winter with cold steamin lake superior in background
sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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