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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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Norpine Fat Bike Classic
January 1, 2023 - January 7, 2023    
All Day
Put the date for the Norpine Fat Bike Classic on your calendar – Saturday, January 7th is the date to ride the beautiful North Shore [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
January 3, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at The Gun Flint Tavern and presented by the Cook County Historical [...]
Gunflint Mail Run
January 7, 2023    
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 [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
January 10, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at The Gun Flint Tavern and presented by the Cook County Historical [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 15, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Locals Night at the Winery
January 17, 2023    
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts and music. Musician Eric Frost will be filling [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night
January 17, 2023    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and test your wits at Trivia Night, bar style trivia hosted at The Gun Flint Tavern and presented by the Cook County Historical [...]
Best Stargazing January
January 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 Curling Club Bonspiels
January 27, 2023 - January 29, 2023    
All Day
January 27 - 29 ::  Jim Osbakken Memorial Open March 3 - 5. ::  5Y & Under Waffle Spiel March 24-26 Two Harbors Mixed Spiel [...]
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
January 29, 2023 - February 4, 2023    
All Day
Experience the premier long-distance sled dog race of the lower 48 and Northern Minnesota’s top winter attraction! World-class mushers including Jamie Nelson, John and Jason Baron have competed in the [...]
Events on January 1, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
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Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
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Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Events on January 5, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Events on January 6, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
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Events on January 7, 2023
Norpine Fat Bike Classic
1 Jan 23
Lutsen
Gunflint Mail Run
7 Jan 23
Grand Marais
Events on January 10, 2023
Events on January 15, 2023
Locals Night at the Winery
15 Jan 23
Lutsen
Events on January 17, 2023
Events on January 21, 2023
Best Stargazing January
21 Jan 23
Silver Bay
Events on January 27, 2023
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
27 Jan 23
Two Harbors
Events on January 28, 2023
Two Harbors Curling Club Bonspiels
27 Jan 23
Two Harbors
Events on January 29, 2023
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