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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!

Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

September 28, 2024    
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 [...]
Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop Live Demo

Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop Live Demo

September 28, 2024    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the Cook County Historical Society at the historic Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop for a live demo. Bally's will be open the following days, [...]
North House Folk School Basket Week

North House Folk School Basket Week

October 1, 2024 - October 7, 2024    
All Day
Join us for a gathering of basket-makers, both advanced and aspiring! Basketry embodies the soul of traditional craft: simple tools, natural materials and skilled hands [...]
Finland Farmers Market

Finland Farmers Market

October 3, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Locally grown produce, and handmade goods from the Finland MN area. The Finland Farmers Market 2024 season runs from June 13th through October 3rd, every [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

October 5, 2024    
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 [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

October 5, 2024    
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 [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

October 12, 2024    
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 [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

October 12, 2024    
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 [...]
North House Folk School Family Weekend

North House Folk School Family Weekend

October 18, 2024 - October 19, 2024    
All Day
Here in Minnesota, kids get a long weekend in October known to most as “MEA.” Use that school break for a folk school break and [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

October 19, 2024    
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 [...]
Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting

November 10, 2024    
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This annual event commemorates the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the total loss of the 29 crew members aboard on November 10, 1975. [...]
Winterers' Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

Winterers' Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

November 22, 2024 - November 24, 2024    
All Day
Celebrate the crafts, customs, and stories that have been inspired by winter at the Winterers’ Gathering & Arctic Film Festival! Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter [...]
Free entrance days to all Minnesota state parks

Free entrance days to all Minnesota state parks

November 29, 2024    
All Day
Minnesota state parks are open year-round, and there's a state park within 30 miles of most Minnesotans and 8 North Shore State Parks. With a [...]
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Moose Calves Born
May 19, 2023 - June 9, 2023    
All Day
Gangly, tawny moose calves are born about nine months after the autumn rut [mating season]. Born at 25-35 pounds, the average adult moose weighs close [...]
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
May 26, 2023 - August 26, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Exhibiting Artists Mary Bergs Alexa Horochowski Ben Moren Galilee Peaches OPEN – Wednesdays – Saturdays, June-August 10 AM – 3 PM Member Preview May 26 [...]
Clover Valley Farm Trail
May 28, 2023    
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Clover Valley Farm Trail is a co-operative group of locally-owned, small farms located in or near Clover Valley, a farming community between Duluth and [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
May 30, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 1, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 2, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 3, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 6, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 8, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Take a Kid Fishing
June 9, 2023 - June 11, 2023    
All Day
Minnesotans who bring a kids [15 or younger] fishing don't need a license courtesy of the MN DNR. It's their way of getting everyone out [...]
Boundary Waters Expo
June 10, 2023 - June 11, 2023    
All Day
Join us at the edge on the Boundary Waters for a celebration of canoeing, camping and wilderness travel, June 10 & 11, 2023. The Boundary [...]
Live Music & Events at American Legion Post 109 in Two Harbors
June 12, 2023    
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Karaoke at the American Legion in Two Harbors on Wednesdays all year, 7-10 pm, hosted by Fish. Come on out and sing a few! Open [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 13, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music on the Mountain
June 14, 2023    
4:00 pm
Join us Sunday nights 5 - 7 pm and Wednesday nights 4-6 pm this summer at  Mogul's Grille & Taproom at Caribou Highlands Lodge for [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 15, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 16, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 17, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 20, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
USFS Summer Naturalist Programs
June 21, 2023    
All Day
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 [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 22, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Two Harbors City Band Summer 2023 Concerts
June 22, 2023    
7:30 pm
A Two Harbors summer tradition! Live music by the Two Harbors City Band. Bring a blanket or chair, arrive early and enjoy an evening of [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 23, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 24, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Reconsidering Fire in the BWCAW
June 25, 2023    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The BWCAW is a place known and loved by many. The connection that many people feel to the waters and forests of this Border Lakes [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 27, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 29, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
June 30, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
July 1, 2023    
6:00 pm
Tuesdays - Open Stage / Open Mic 6-9pm Thursdays - Cook County Trivia Night 6-8pm, bar style trivia hosted at Up Yonder and presented by the [...]
Events on May 28, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Clover Valley Farm Trail
28 May 23
Duluth
Events on May 29, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on May 30, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
30 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on May 31, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 1, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
1 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 2, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
2 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 3, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
3 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 4, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 5, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 6, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
6 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 7, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 8, 2023
Moose Calves Born
19 May 23
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
8 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 9, 2023
Events on June 10, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Boundary Waters Expo
10 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 11, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Boundary Waters Expo
10 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 12, 2023
Events on June 13, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
13 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 14, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music on the Mountain
14 Jun 23
Lutsen
Events on June 15, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
15 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 16, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
16 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 17, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
17 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 18, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 19, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 20, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
20 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 21, 2023
Events on June 22, 2023
Events on June 23, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
23 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 24, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
24 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 25, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Reconsidering Fire in the BWCAW
25 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 26, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 27, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
27 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 28, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 29, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
29 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on June 30, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
30 Jun 23
Grand Marais
Events on July 1, 2023
Summer Exhibition | Air – Openness
26 May 23
Grand Marais
Music & Events | Up Yonder on 61
1 Jul 23
Grand Marais

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