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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!

Chippewa City Church Tours

Chippewa City Church Tours

July 26, 2024    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Cook County invites you to tour St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, known locally as the “Chippewa City Church" every summer weekend, Fri - Sun, [...]
Temperance River event: The Bear Necessities

Temperance River event: The Bear Necessities

July 26, 2024    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Did you know black bears can be brown? What about blonde? Join us at the Lower Campground while we talk about their impressive adaptations, diet, [...]
Live Music at Gunflint Tavern

Live Music at Gunflint Tavern

July 26, 2024    
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sundays 3-6pm Medicine River Wednesdays 6-9pm Joe Paulik on the Rooftop Thursdays 6-9pm Bump Blomberg on the Rooftop Fridays 7 or 8pm, live music Saturdays [...]
Kevin Buck

Kevin Buck

July 26, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with Kevin Buck in the fireside room and bar. Come enjoy great food and live [...]
MYsterious WAYs

MYsterious WAYs

July 26, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy live music on the patio at Birch Terrace Supper Club & Lounge, Friday, July 26, from 5 - 8 pm, with legendary local rockers MYsterious [...]
Music & Events at Up Yonder!

Music & Events at Up Yonder!

July 26, 2024    
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesdays, Open Stage 6pm Thursdays Cook County Trivia Night, 6-8pm  except 3rd Thursday 3rd Thursday North SHore Swing Band, 7-9pm Weekends various music and bands July 19 [...]
Keeper's View Event

Keeper's View Event

July 26, 2024    
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Split Rock Lighthouse’s 114th birthday! Visit on July 26th from 6:30 pm to 10 pm to enjoy food from Rustic [...]
Grand Marais Playhouse Summer Theater Festival

Grand Marais Playhouse Summer Theater Festival

July 26, 2024    
7:00 pm
The Grand Marais Playhouse presents their summer theater festival showcasing two productions:  Curtain Up! by Peter Quilter, alternating performances with I'll Be Back Before Midnight, by [...]
Music on the Mountain

Music on the Mountain

July 26, 2024    
7:00 pm
Join us every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night for free live music at the tent located right outside of Moguls Grille and Tap Room! Friday & [...]
Silver Bay Music in the Park : Trailer Trash

Silver Bay Music in the Park : Trailer Trash

July 26, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The fourth season of a series of eight free Friday night outdoor concerts will be held every Friday night from July 19, 2024, through September [...]
Live Music at Bluefin Grille

Live Music at Bluefin Grille

July 26, 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 [...]
USFS Naturalist Programs

USFS Naturalist Programs

July 27, 2024    
All Day
Join United State Forest Service in summer-long naturalist programs. Everyone welcome. Tuesdays 10:30am-noon :: Birds in the Morning at Caribou Highlands Lodge 12:30-2pm :: Lumber [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

July 27, 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 [...]
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Jim Osbakken Memorial Open Bonspiel
January 26, 2024 - January 28, 2024    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Cook County Winter Market
February 3, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEW Cook County Winter Market series! Come support these amazing local artists & makers!
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 4, 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 Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 8, 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 8, 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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 9, 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 [...]
Gunflint Mail Run
February 10, 2024    
All Day
The very northeastern tip of Minnesota is Cook County, a land blessed with stunning beauty. We have Gichigami. And glacially sculpted boreal forests. And an [...]
Fiber Circle
February 10, 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 [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
February 11, 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 Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 15, 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 15, 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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 16, 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 17, 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 Hungry Jack Lodge
February 17, 2024    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hungry Jack Lodge Drag Races Registration is at 11:00AM Races Kick Off at Noon (NO late entries) 600, 700, 800, 850, Improved, Open, & Outlaw. [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
February 18, 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 February
February 18, 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!
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 22, 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 22, 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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
February 23, 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 24, 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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Fiber Circle
1 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Snowmobile Club Fun Run
3 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Fiber Circle
3 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Cook County Winter Market
3 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
8 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Gunflint Mail Run
10 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Fiber Circle
10 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
15 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
17 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
22 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
24 Feb 24
Grand Marais
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Fiber Circle
29 Feb 24
Grand Marais
Events on March 1, 2024
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
1 Mar 24
Two Harbors
Castle Danger Brewery events
1 Mar 24
Two Harbors
Events on March 2, 2024
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
1 Mar 24
Two Harbors
Castle Danger Brewery events
2 Mar 24
Two Harbors
Trout Derby
2 Mar 24
Grand Marais

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