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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!

Cook County Market

Cook County Market

June 1, 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 [...]
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 [...]
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Moose lick salt on road
March 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023    
All Day
When temps warm in the spring, roads are salted to keep ice from forming. Like many of us, moose crave a little salt. Carefully drive [...]
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
March 3, 2023 - March 5, 2023    
All Day
March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & Under Waffle Spiel March 24-26 Two Harbors Mixed Spiel details and registration
A Song Without a Name | Friday Night Reels at Grand Marais Public Library
March 3, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday Night Reels is a wintertime film series with a line-up of award winners, international and indie titles. A new film is shown each Friday [...]
Nordic Ski Clinic with Team Birkie
March 4, 2023    
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Join us at Bearskin Lodge for two sessions of expert nordic ski instruction from members of Team Birkie. The clinic is open to everyone, is [...]
Winter Plein Air Opening Reception
March 10, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our latest exhibition, Winter Plein Air, a collection of works from over 15 different artists painted over [...]
Dog Days of Winter | Skijoring & Sled Dog Derbies
March 12, 2023    
All Day
Everyone welcome! Go Dog North Shore and Trail Center Lodge present: Dog Days of Winter ~ Skijoring & Sled Dog Derbies Sled Dog Derbies 8 [...]
World Press Institute Roundtable Discussion
March 13, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Journalists from around the globe will arrive in Grand Marais in March and take part in a public forum on journalism at the Arrowhead Center [...]
St Urho's Day Celebration
March 17, 2023 - March 19, 2023    
All Day
This annual celebrations includes a beauty pageant, a parade, music, facepainting, food, snow sculptures, and other community festivities. Parade Saturday at noon; other details tba
Sweetwater Shakedown
March 31, 2023 - April 2, 2023    
All Day
The cool nights and warm spring sun that pushes North Shore maples into producing the finest maple syrup in the world coincidentally are the best [...]
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Sweetwater Shakedown
31 Mar 23
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Sweetwater Shakedown
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