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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!

Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour

September 22, 2023 - October 1, 2023    
All Day
Fall in Cook County is a time of tumultuous beauty, so take some time to explore the colors and meet artists during the annual Art [...]
12th Annual Lake Superior 20/20 Studio & Art Tour

12th Annual Lake Superior 20/20 Studio & Art Tour

September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023    
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lake Superior 20/20 Studio Art Tour is a local artist studio tour along the North Shore. Along an approximately 20-mile route, you can visit 10 host [...]
Bill Bally Blacksmith Shop open & demo

Bill Bally Blacksmith Shop open & demo

September 22, 2023 - September 23, 2023    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bally Blacksmith Shop was built in 1911 and has housed three generations totaling 98 years of Bally blacksmiths. Three generations of the Bally family worked as blacksmiths. Sam Bally, whose skills were crucial to the lumber industry, arrived in 1903 to work for a sawmill. In 1911 he started his own business and built the long-standing Bally Blacksmith Shop that we see today.
Saturday Morning Rooftop Yoga

Saturday Morning Rooftop Yoga

September 23, 2023    
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Enjoy an all-levels yoga class on the rooftop at Voyageur Brewing Company. The class is free, but donations are encouraged and graciously accepted! Feel free [...]
Chow for Charity

Chow for Charity

September 23, 2023 - September 24, 2023    
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fuel up before - or after - your fall color hikes and drives and support local charities at this gathering of food trucks in Two [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

September 23, 2023    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Cook County Market, featuring the work of local artists and artisans, is an outdoor market held every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend through Moose [...]
MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

September 23, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MUSE is a celebration of our diverse arts community, both near and far. It is open to all current members, as well as 2023 program [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

September 23, 2023    
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Small town farmer's market featuring produce, bread, jams & jellies, plants, coffee, food trucks, specialty food items, baked items and crafts. All served up with [...]
Meet the Artist Summer Exhibition Series

Meet the Artist Summer Exhibition Series

September 23, 2023    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Come meet a wide range of local artists and explore their work in a fun and casual atmosphere. Artist & Date June 3 :: Jan [...]
Chippewa City Church Open

Chippewa City Church Open

September 23, 2023    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Visit the Chippewa City Church which was built in 1895 by Ojibwe carpenter Frank Wischop. It is one of a few physical hints of the [...]
Grand Marais Harbor History tour

Grand Marais Harbor History tour

September 23, 2023    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This free tour begins at the History Museum in Grand Marais, Saturdays at 1 pm. Participants walk a short distance along the harbor to the [...]
Story Telling by Dick Powell

Story Telling by Dick Powell

September 23, 2023    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dick Powell is a Native (Ojibwe) who grew up on Saganaga Lake—trapping, hunting, and guiding out of his family’s resorts on Skandia Bay and, later, [...]
Story Telling with Dick Powell

Story Telling with Dick Powell

September 23, 2023    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dick Powell is a Native (Ojibwe) who grew up on Saganaga Lake—trapping, hunting, and guiding out of his family’s resorts on Skandia Bay and, later, [...]
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Hygge: the Warmth of Winter Gallery Exhibition
February 3, 2024 - February 25, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come and admire the 5th annual members’ show from the North Shore Artists League, Hygge: the Warmth of Winter. With art from over 20 artists, [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
February 25, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Sunday this winter from 10 am-12 pm for Jazz Brunch with guitarist Briand Morrison at Moguls Grille & Tap Room at Caribou Highlands [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
February 26, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy live music at the Bluefin Grille every Monday and Friday from 8 - 10 pm.
North Shore Winery events
February 27, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
February 27, 2024    
6:00 pm
Open Stage | Tuesdays, 6-9pm Come on up and strut your stuff in a safe and welcoming space. Whatever your jam is! Trivia Night | [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 29, 2024    
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 [...]
North Shore Winery events
February 29, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Fiber Circle
February 29, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hygge Party Thursdays | 6-7pm This free, drop in fiber circle at Dappled Fern yarn shop is reminiscent of that first Hygge Party. Slip on [...]
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
March 1, 2024 - March 3, 2024    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 1, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
March 1, 2024    
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 2, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Trout Derby
March 2, 2024    
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 [...]
Photography and Art at the Rock: Lynn Zsidov-Steiner
March 2, 2024 - March 31, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Photography & Art at the Rock is a monthly exhibit in the lobby of the Split Rock Lighthouse Visitor Center that showcases local artists, landscape, [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
March 3, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Sunday this winter from 10 am-12 pm for Jazz Brunch with guitarist Briand Morrison at Moguls Grille & Tap Room at Caribou Highlands [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 4, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
March 4, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy live music at the Bluefin Grille every Monday and Friday from 8 - 10 pm.
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 5, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
North Shore Winery events
March 5, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 6, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Chippewa City: Home and the History of Small Places
March 6, 2024    
6:00 pm
Chippewa City and the History of Small Places is a look back at the cultural history of Chippewa City and the Anishinaabe presence at Kitchibitobig--a town [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 7, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
March 7, 2024    
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 [...]
Charles J Futterer Memorial Open Bonspiel
March 8, 2024 - March 10, 2024    
All Day
Typically scheduled for early March, with 4-person teams competing. Contact Karen Futterer at karenafutterer@gmail.com. details
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 8, 2024    
All Day
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 Plein Air Gallery Exhibition
March 8, 2024 - March 24, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us to admire our latest exhibition, Winter Plein Air, a collection of works from over 15 different artists painted over a week long gathering [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 11, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
North House Folk School Wood Week
March 11, 2024 - March 18, 2024    
All Day
Wood Week explores the many ways wood can be shaped into useful, beautiful and satisfying objects. Each course offering dives deep into a particular form or tool, [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 19, 2024    
All Day
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
March 20, 2024    
All Day
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 March 20-21
March 20, 2024 - March 21, 2024    
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Look to the skies on Wednesday March 20 after 9pm, best near midnight, until early morning hours of March 21. Right now the forecast is [...]
Two Harbors Mixed Spiel
March 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 25, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille
March 25, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy live music at the Bluefin Grille every Monday and Friday from 8 - 10 pm.
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 26, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
North Shore Winery events
March 26, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 27, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Wellness by the Water at Gooseberry State Park
March 27, 2024    
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you notice you are calmer around moving water? Participate in a short mindfulness activity with Naturalist Mic. Together, we will calm our senses by [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 28, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
March 28, 2024    
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 29, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
March 29, 2024    
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
March 30, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Fiber Circle
March 30, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hygge Party Thursdays | 6-7pm This free, drop in fiber circle at Dappled Fern yarn shop is reminiscent of that first Hygge Party. Slip on [...]
Lutsen Mountains Easter Egg Hunt
March 31, 2024    
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Slopes of Lutsen Mountains Kids of all ages are invited to hunt for over 500 Easter eggs hidden along the slopes! Lift ticket required.
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
March 31, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Sunday this winter from 10 am-12 pm for Jazz Brunch with guitarist Briand Morrison at Moguls Grille & Tap Room at Caribou Highlands [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 1, 2024    
All Day
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
April 2, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
North Shore Winery events
April 2, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
April 2, 2024    
6:00 pm
Open Stage | Tuesdays, 6-9pm Come on up and strut your stuff in a safe and welcoming space. Whatever your jam is! Trivia Night | [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 3, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Weekly Bingo
April 3, 2024    
6:30 pm
Head to Our Place in Finland every Wednesday at 6:30 pm for Bingo! You can win cash, prizes, and free drinks. Must be 18 to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 4, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
April 4, 2024    
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 [...]
North Shore Winery events
April 4, 2024    
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Tuesday, North Shore Winery features live music with singer and guitarist Eric Frost. And while visitors are also (and always!) welcome, Tuesdays is "Locals [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 5, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Twin Ports History Fest at Two Harbors
April 5, 2024    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Twin Ports Festival of History aims to provide those with an interest in history an opportunity to listen and discuss various history topics with authors [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
April 5, 2024    
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 6, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Cook County Winter Market
April 6, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEW Cook County Winter Market series! Come support these amazing local artists & makers!
Jammin' in the Highlands!
April 6, 2024    
12:00 pm
Caribbean Food | Games + Prizes | Live DJ & Bonfires | Starry Night Dance Party Hosted by our superstar Jamaican student workers. Join us for [...]
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