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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!

Live Music & Events at American Legion Post 109 in Two Harbors

Live Music & Events at American Legion Post 109 in Two Harbors

October 18, 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 [...]
North House Family Weekend

North House Family Weekend

October 19, 2023 - October 22, 2023    
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 [...]
North House Folk School Family Weekend

North House Folk School Family Weekend

October 19, 2023 - October 22, 2023    
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 [...]
MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

October 19, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MUSE is a celebration of our diverse arts community, both near and far. It is open to all current members, as well as 2023 program [...]
Thursday Afternoon Art

Thursday Afternoon Art

October 19, 2023    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us @ Joy & Co. Thursdays 4-6pm for fun demos and projects. More info can be found on our website and on Facebook Cost [...]
Date Night at the Winery

Date Night at the Winery

October 19, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Date Night at the Winery! We are open late on Thursdays, so grab your date and come down to the winery for [...]
Third Thursday Jazz

Third Thursday Jazz

October 19, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mark your calendars! The fabulous North Shore Swing Band will play a monthly "Third Thursday Jazz" event at Up Yonder on 61! Music from 7 [...]
MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

October 20, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MUSE is a celebration of our diverse arts community, both near and far. It is open to all current members, as well as 2023 program [...]
Author Meet & Greet: Molly Beth Griffin and Meleck Davis

Author Meet & Greet: Molly Beth Griffin and Meleck Davis

October 20, 2023    
1:00 pm
Meet your favorite authors and get a signed book: The Big Leaf Leap.  The leaves are down. The rakes are out. But one girl can’t do [...]
Paul Christian

Paul Christian

October 20, 2023 - October 21, 2023    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with Paul Christian in the fireside room and bar on October 20th and 21st.
Orionids Meteor Shower

Orionids Meteor Shower

October 20, 2023    
9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Like the Eta Aquarids, the Orionid meteor shower is a by-product of Halley's Comet. In 2023 the Orionids are active from Sept.26 to Nov.22 and will peak [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

October 21, 2023    
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 [...]
MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

MUSE 12x12 Exhibit

October 21, 2023    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
MUSE is a celebration of our diverse arts community, both near and far. It is open to all current members, as well as 2023 program [...]
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Moose lick salt on road
March 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023    
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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 [...]
Thursday Afternoon Art
March 2, 2023    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us @ Joy & Co. Thursdays 4-6pm for fun demos and projects. More info can be found on our website and on Facebook Cost [...]
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 [...]
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
March 4, 2023 - March 5, 2023    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel, details to come registration
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 [...]
Snowmobile Races
March 11, 2023    
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Poplar Haus Drag Races Registration is at 11am to Noon (NO late entries) Races will kick off ~12:15/12:30 $20 per class; $5 bib fee (returned [...]
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 [...]
North House Folk School Wood Week
March 13, 2023 - March 20, 2023    
All Day
Can you smell the fresh cut wood? Wood Week 2023 is just around the corner and will be log-jam-packed with everything the woodworker’s heart desires. [...]
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
Best Stargazing March
March 21, 2023    
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
New moon nights – night when the moon is absent from the sky – make for great stargazing. Here’s a great way to start – [...]
Two Harbors Mixed Spiel
March 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023    
All Day
Annual open bonspiel registration
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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Thursday Afternoon Art
2 Mar 23
Grand Marais
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Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
3 Mar 23
Two Harbors
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
4 Mar 23
Two Harbors
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Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
3 Mar 23
Two Harbors
Five & Under Waffle Spiel
4 Mar 23
Two Harbors
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Snowmobile Races
11 Mar 23
Grand Marais
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Best Stargazing March
21 Mar 23
Silver Bay
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Two Harbors Mixed Spiel
24 Mar 23
Two Harbors
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Two Harbors Mixed Spiel
24 Mar 23
Two Harbors
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Two Harbors Mixed Spiel
24 Mar 23
Two Harbors
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Sweetwater Shakedown
31 Mar 23
Lutsen
Events on April 1, 2023
Sweetwater Shakedown
31 Mar 23
Lutsen

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