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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 17, 2023 - December 18, 2023    
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 [...]
Dark Skies Gallery Exhibition

Dark Skies Gallery Exhibition

November 18, 2023 - December 10, 2023    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for our latest exhibit, Dark Skies, from artists Adam Swanson and Sam Zimmerman. Swanson and Zimmerman join forces to present a powerful exhibition [...]
Holiday Harbor Village

Holiday Harbor Village

December 1, 2023 - December 2, 2023    
All Day
Leave the frenzy for the quiet woods and captivating harbor, and cozy up with your favorite people as it gets dark and the magic begins. [...]
Lutsen Mountains Opening Weekend

Lutsen Mountains Opening Weekend

December 1, 2023 - December 3, 2023    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the season this weekend!
Christmas Tea on the Edna G

Christmas Tea on the Edna G

December 1, 2023    
1:00 pm
The Edna G will be decked out in Christmas finery and beautiful lights for the holidays. This is not your normal Christmas Tea–this is a [...]
Meat Raffle

Meat Raffle

December 1, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us every Friday night for a meat raffle at American Legion Post 109!
Artist Reception - Kristen Anderson

Artist Reception - Kristen Anderson

December 1, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month. This month's [...]
Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas

December 1, 2023    
7:00 pm
Put a holiday smile on your face with this season's productions of Twas the Night Before Christmas. The Grand Marais Playhouse is swimming in holiday [...]
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Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
December 16, 2023 - January 7, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for our latest exhibit, Spirit of Place from local artist Jayne Richards. Spirit of Place refers to “the unique, distinctive and cherished aspects [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
December 31, 2023    
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 [...]
Christmas Eve at Justine's
December 31, 2023    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ring in the New Year at Justine's with family and friends while you enjoy a spectacular view overlooking Gunflint Lake and the Canadian Border with [...]
First Day Hike
January 1, 2024    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Start the New Year off on the right foot (and the left) and join the park naturalist, on January 1, from 1-4 pm, for a [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 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 | [...]
Thursday Art at Joy & Co
January 4, 2024    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Find your Joy! We get together every Thursday to make art, join us at Joy & Co
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
January 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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
January 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
January 6, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 6, 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 | [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
January 7, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 9, 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
January 11, 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
January 11, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 11, 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 | [...]
Two Person Champagne Open Bonspiel
January 12, 2024 - January 14, 2024    
All Day
Typically scheduled for early January, with 2-person teams competing, plus champagne with dinner. Contact Duane Hasegawa at dkazusa@gmail.com. details
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
January 12, 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
January 13, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 13, 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 | [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
January 14, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 16, 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
January 18, 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
January 18, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 18, 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
January 19, 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 [...]
Intro to Ice Fishing on Lax Lake
January 20, 2024    
All Day
Come out to Lax Lake and go ice fishing with your family and friends. Tettegouche State Park staff will be on hand to loan you [...]
Fiber Circle
January 20, 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 [...]
Snowmobile Drag Races at Skyport
January 20, 2024    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Skyport Lodge Drag Races Registration is at 11:00AM Races Kick Off at Noon (NO late entries) See you out on the track!
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
January 21, 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 [...]
Finland Winter Market January
January 21, 2024    
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Bringing our farm and craft market into the winter, we will offer markets on November 19, December 17, January 21 and February 18. Stop by!
Snowshoe Hike along the Baptism River
January 21, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winter travel over frozen rivers is a good way to see the landscape from a different and unique perspective. Wildlife use these natural corridors in [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 23, 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
January 25, 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
January 25, 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 [...]
Cook County Trivia Night
January 25, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Historic Cook County Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the Cook County [...]
Jim Osbakken Memorial Open Bonspiel
January 26, 2024 - January 28, 2024    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
January 26, 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 [...]
Live Music At Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub
January 26, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live music at Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub, 6 pm - 8 pm. January 20 | John Kerns February 2 | Rhoda Anderson 3 | [...]
Fiber Circle
January 27, 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 [...]
Chasing the North Wind Book Launch & Author Signing
January 27, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Cook County is pleased to announce the release of the new book titled Chasing the North Wind, a Memoir of One Woman’s Lifelong Love [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
January 28, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
January 30, 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 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 [...]
Fiber Circle
February 1, 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 [...]
Up Yonder Music, Trivia, Open Stage & Events
February 1, 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 2, 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 [...]
Hygge: the Warmth of Winter Opening Reception
February 2, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the opening reception of Hygge: the Warmth of Winter, a collaborative exhibition and 5th annual members’ show from the North [...]
Live Music At Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub
February 2, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live music at Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub, 6 pm - 8 pm. January 20 | John Kerns February 2 | Rhoda Anderson 3 | [...]
Snowmobile Club Fun Run
February 3, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Two places to register at: Skyport Lodge 8am - 11am. Or Hungry Jack lodge 8am - 4:00pm Please make sure you visit all our sponsors [...]
Fiber Circle
February 3, 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 [...]
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, [...]
Events on December 31, 2023
Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
16 Dec 23
Grand Marais
Christmas Eve at Justine's
31 Dec 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 1, 2024
Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
16 Dec 23
Grand Marais
First Day Hike
1 Jan 24
Silver Bay
Events on January 2, 2024
Events on January 3, 2024
Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
16 Dec 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 4, 2024
Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
16 Dec 23
Grand Marais
Thursday Art at Joy & Co
4 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 5, 2024
Events on January 6, 2024
Spirit of Place Gallery Exhibition
16 Dec 23
Grand Marais
Fiber Circle
6 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 7, 2024
Events on January 9, 2024
Events on January 11, 2024
Fiber Circle
11 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 12, 2024
Events on January 13, 2024
Two Person Champagne Open Bonspiel
12 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Fiber Circle
13 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 14, 2024
Events on January 16, 2024
Events on January 18, 2024
Fiber Circle
18 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 19, 2024
Events on January 20, 2024
Intro to Ice Fishing on Lax Lake
20 Jan 24
Silver Bay
Fiber Circle
20 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Snowmobile Drag Races at Skyport
20 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 21, 2024
Events on January 23, 2024
Events on January 25, 2024
Fiber Circle
25 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Cook County Trivia Night
25 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 26, 2024
Events on January 27, 2024
Jim Osbakken Memorial Open Bonspiel
26 Jan 24
Two Harbors
Fiber Circle
27 Jan 24
Grand Marais
Events on January 28, 2024
Events on January 30, 2024
Events on February 1, 2024
Fiber Circle
1 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Events on February 3, 2024
Snowmobile Club Fun Run
3 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Fiber Circle
3 Feb 24
Grand Marais

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