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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!

Tettegouche event - Rock Talk on the Beach

Tettegouche event - Rock Talk on the Beach

June 1, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The creation of the North Shore is story of fire, ice, and water and the rocks tell the tale. Stop down at the beach, check [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

June 1, 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 [...]
Gooseberry Falls event - Spring Wildflower Hike

Gooseberry Falls event - Spring Wildflower Hike

June 1, 2024    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
On this leisurely walk, Park Naturalist Michaela will identify spring flowers that are in bloom! This trail is suitable for families with young children. Flower [...]
Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

June 1, 2024    
1:00 pm
The free Grand Marais History Tour begins at the History Museum. The tour guide will lead the way to the Coast Guard Station. Visible relics [...]
Tettegouche event - Meet the Weasels

Tettegouche event - Meet the Weasels

June 1, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The weasel family is a wild and diverse group of mammals. See a variety of pelts of these charismatic critters and learn about their role [...]
Gooseberry Falls event - Chasing Waterfalls

Gooseberry Falls event - Chasing Waterfalls

June 1, 2024    
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Park Naturalist on an accessible tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park's major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and [...]
John Kronstedt

John Kronstedt

June 1, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with John Kronstedt in the fireside room and bar. Come enjoy great food and live [...]
Tettegouche event - Skulls Nature Cart

Tettegouche event - Skulls Nature Cart

June 2, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Can you tell the difference between an herbivore, omnivore, or carnivore just by looking at their teeth? Stop by the nature cart to learn how [...]
Tettegouche event - Primitive Fire Starting

Tettegouche event - Primitive Fire Starting

June 2, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Without matches, lighters, or other modern tools, most of us would be in big trouble if we needed a fire. Learn traditional and historic fire [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille

Live Music at Bluefin Grille

June 3, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy live music at the Bluefin Grille on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8-10pm throughout the summer. Join us for music by the campfire with legendary [...]
Gooseberry Falls event - Bears in the Yard

Gooseberry Falls event - Bears in the Yard

June 4, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
You might have a bear in your yard, but no fear! Come to the nature cart to learn how to coexist with these hungry critters. [...]
North Shore Winery events

North Shore Winery events

June 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 [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille

Live Music at Bluefin Grille

June 4, 2024    
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enjoy live music at the Bluefin Grille on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8-10pm throughout the summer. Join us for music by the campfire with legendary [...]
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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,  [...]
Erkki Harju Ski Trai Maintenance Day
November 12, 2022    
12:00 pm
Save the date . November 12th 2022 for a trail maintenance extravaganza and the annual meeting to follow.
Tour the North House Campus
November 12, 2022    
2:00 pm
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, [...]
Lutsen Mountains Thanksgiving Weekend
November 24, 2022 - November 27, 2022    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the weekend!
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.
Holiday Art Underground
November 25, 2022 - December 31, 2022    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hand-made original art in pottery, jewelry, woodcuts and more. Lots to choose from.
North Shore Winery Christmas Market
November 25, 2022    
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us at North Shore Winery for our annual Christmas Market. Friday November 25 from 12:30-5 p.m. Featuring Kari Vick, Nan Onkka, North Woven Goods, [...]
7th Annual Two Harbors Craft Sale
November 26, 2022    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
It’s the Annual craft sale!! All handmade crafts, baked goods, and art. 18 vendors. Your favorites and some new ones. Don’t miss it! Mark your [...]
Mall of AmericInn
December 1, 2022    
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
34+ local business, crafters and artists. will be setting up mini-stores at the AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Silver Bay. Come to one location and [...]
Northwoods Fiber Guild Annual Holiday Sale & Open House
December 3, 2022    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Northwoods Fiber Guild has a community tradition of high quality, handcrafted, often one-of-a kind, fiber related items not found at other holiday craft sales. [...]
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