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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!

 

Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

December 15, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

December 16, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G

Christmas Tea on the Edna G

December 16, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Community Creations at Gooseberry Falls State Park

Community Creations at Gooseberry Falls State Park

December 16, 2022    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to create art using nature as a medium. Ethically and legally harvested nature items such as feathers, bark, dried plant parts, etc. will [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

December 17, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G

Christmas Tea on the Edna G

December 17, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Tour the North House Campus

Tour the North House Campus

December 17, 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, [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

December 18, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G

Christmas Tea on the Edna G

December 18, 2022    
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.
Castle Danger Brewery events

Castle Danger Brewery events

December 20, 2022    
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 [...]
Historic Cook County Trivia Night

Historic Cook County Trivia Night

December 20, 2022    
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 [...]
Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

December 21, 2022    
All Day
The sun will be at it's farthest point and it will be the shortest day of the year. This is also the first day of [...]
Winter Solstice Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

Winter Solstice Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

December 21, 2022    
7:00 pm
Kick off your Holiday celebrations at Gunflint Lodge and enjoy a special Winter Solstice dinner and night hike. Winter Solstice marks the longest night of [...]
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North Shore Geology Walks
August 29, 2021    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sugarloaf Cove is an incredible place to explore geology! Step back in geologic time and learn about the formation of the Sawtooth Mountains and Lake [...]
John A. Spelman III, Artist & Printmaker
September 4, 2021    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
From Appalachia to Minnesota's North Shore The bold and evocative styles of John A. Spelman III's artwork encourages us to consider the lives and landscapes [...]
Muffin Man at Drury Lane
September 4, 2021    
11:00 am
The Muffin Man will read a collection of books to kids and families every Saturday at 11am outside at the bookstore. Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather [...]
Radio Waves Music Festival
September 10, 2021 - September 11, 2021    
12:00 am
Radio Waves 14th Annual Music Festival will take place as a virtual, on-air event featuring 18 acts. This one-of-a-kind music gathering will be an on [...]
2021 Plein Air Grand Marais
September 17, 2021 - October 10, 2021    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Competition and Festival of Outdoor Painting on the North Shore of Lake Superior See the final exhibition of 66 Plein Air artists! Opening Reception Friday, [...]
Jackpot / High Climber Grand Opening
September 17, 2021    
1:00 pm
The Superior Cycling Association is hosting a long-awaited Grand Opening of the Jackpot/High Climber mountain bike trails connecting the Britton Peak trails to Lutsen Mountains.  [...]
Lake Superior 20/20 Tour
September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021    
All Day
10 Host Studios, 3 Host Farms, 40 Local Artists, 1 Weekend. Come for a visit and see amazing art for sale at each location. We [...]
Beargrease Fur-K & DogtoberFest (5K and Beer Festival!)
October 2, 2021    
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for the official kick-off to Beargrease! Our Fur-K (5k) and DogtoberFest (Beer Festival) will be fun for the whole family! The run will take place on the Erkki Harju Ski Trail. Register for the morning (8 am to noon) or afternoon (1-4 pm). Blacklist Brewing Co. will be kicking off the DogtoberFest Beer Tasting Celebration serving samples of Bloody Beers! Mystery Mobile Catering and Oasis Del Norte Food trucks will be selling on-site to sustain you from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. DogtoberFest Beer Tasting Festival and live music will run from 12:00 – 4:00.
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