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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!

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Music at Harbor Rail Pub

Music at Harbor Rail Pub

October 22, 2022    
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 1 :: Morning Bird 8 :: Adam Moe 22 :: Nate Weiler November 5 :: Adam Moe 12 :: Nate Weiler 19 :: Morning [...]
Visit Chippewa City Church

Visit Chippewa City Church

October 23, 2022    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous [...]
Locals Night at the Winery

Locals Night at the Winery

October 25, 2022    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
While tourists are of course still welcome, each Tuesday, North Shore Winery will be offering Local Discounts, Local Music, and Local food! Come by for [...]
Best Stargazing

Best Stargazing

October 25, 2022    
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 – [...]
Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

October 28, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October Music Schedule 1 :: Jake Searl 7 :: Hannah Rey 14 :: Mumblin' Drew 15 :: John Cron 21 :: Hannah Rey 28 :: [...]
Music at Harbor Rail Pub

Music at Harbor Rail Pub

October 28, 2022    
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 1 :: Morning Bird 8 :: Adam Moe 22 :: Nate Weiler November 5 :: Adam Moe 12 :: Nate Weiler 19 :: Morning [...]
Visit Chippewa City Church

Visit Chippewa City Church

October 29, 2022    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous [...]
Harbor History Tour

Harbor History Tour

October 29, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday afternoon walking tour of Grand Marais Harbor, weather permitting. The tour begins at the History Museum and you will walk down to the Coast [...]
Tour the North House Campus

Tour the North House Campus

October 29, 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, [...]
Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

Live Music at Castle Danger Brewery

October 29, 2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October Music Schedule 1 :: Jake Searl 7 :: Hannah Rey 14 :: Mumblin' Drew 15 :: John Cron 21 :: Hannah Rey 28 :: [...]
Music at Harbor Rail Pub

Music at Harbor Rail Pub

October 29, 2022    
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 1 :: Morning Bird 8 :: Adam Moe 22 :: Nate Weiler November 5 :: Adam Moe 12 :: Nate Weiler 19 :: Morning [...]
Visit Chippewa City Church

Visit Chippewa City Church

October 30, 2022    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chippewa City Church is a beautiful reminder of a thriving village that was home to more than 100 families in the 1880s and 1890s. Famous [...]
Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

November 4, 2022    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monthly event sponsored by the Cook County Historical Society. Begin your Friday evening between 5:00-7 p.m. at either the Cook County History Museum (8 S. [...]
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12:00 AM - Julebyen
Lutsen Fall Community Celebration
October 31, 2021    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Lutsen Fall Community Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 1-3 p.m. at Grand View Park. Halloween costumes welcome. There will be hot beverages, [...]
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November 4, 2021 - November 11, 2021    
12:00 am
The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival is a biennial event that locates, celebrates, and fosters the literary arts and engagement with the written word. [...]
First Tracks at Lutsen Mountains
November 13, 2021 - November 14, 2021    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains open for the season this weekend! Find Ski & Stay packages here
LUNAFEST 2021
November 14, 2021    
6:30 pm
Show your support for the Violence Prevention Center by joining us via Zoom for our 10th annual LunaFest! LunaFest is a unique traveling film festival [...]
Winterers' Gathering & Arctic Film Fest
November 18, 2021 - November 21, 2021    
All Day
Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, [...]
Fall Holiday Craft Show
November 20, 2021    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fall Holiday Shopping at Harbor Rail Events. November 20 from 9-3 602 1st Ave Two Harbors. Candles, Table Runners, knitting, Driftwood trees, Jewelry, light-up bottles, [...]
Schroeder Holiday Bazaar
November 20, 2021    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
North Country Crafters are back with the 50th Holiday bazaar!
Thanksgiving Skiing at Lutsen Mountains
November 24, 2021 - November 27, 2021    
All Day
Lutsen Mountains will be open Wednesday November 24 - Saturday November 27 for early season skiing. Find Ski & Stay Packages here
Christmas Market at North Shore Winery
November 26, 2021    
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Shore Winery’s third European-style Christmas Market will offer a variety of art, gifts, food, and wines – either to enjoy yourself or to give [...]
Christmas Tea on the Edna G
November 26, 2021    
1:00 pm
Join us for Tea and Treats on the historic 125-year-old tugboat, the Edna G docked in Two Harbors.  Get away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and enjoy a relaxing hour with family and friends, partaking in an assortment of tea sandwiches and dainty desserts, while sipping tea or hot chocolate. The Edna G will be all decked out in Christmas finery and beautiful lights for the holidays. More details ...
Hovland Winter Art Show
November 27, 2021    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday gift and art show featuring 13 artists. Get Hooked on Art!
6th Annual Small Business Saturday Craft Sale
November 27, 2021    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
18 booths of all handmade local crafts, gifts, and baked goods. One stop shopping for Christmas! This is the one you don’t want to miss!
Mall of AmericInn
December 2, 2021    
12:00 am
40 local business, crafters and artists. will be setting up mini-stores at the AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Silver Bay. Come to one location and get [...]
Julebyen
December 4, 2021 - December 5, 2021    
All Day
Julebyen (pronounced YOOL-eh-BE-en) means "Christmas Village". It is a centuries-old Scandinavian and German tradition celebrated with ethnic foods, crafts, holiday decorations, and music. For 2021, [...]
Northwoods Fiber Guild Annual Holiday Sale & Open House
December 4, 2021    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Northwoods Fiber Guild has a community tradition of high quality, handcrafted, often one-of-a kind, fiber related items not found at other holiday craft sales.
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LUNAFEST 2021
14 Nov 21
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Fall Holiday Craft Show
20 Nov 21
Two Harbors
Schroeder Holiday Bazaar
20 Nov 21
Schroeder
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Mall of AmericInn
2 Dec 21
Silver Bay
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Julebyen
4 Dec 21
Knife River

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