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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!

Paint & Sip

Paint & Sip

July 25, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unleash your inner artist this summer with our new Paint and Sip classes at Surfside! Channel your creativity as you follow guided instructions to paint [...]
Music & Events at Up Yonder!

Music & Events at Up Yonder!

July 25, 2024    
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesdays, Open Stage 6pm Thursdays Cook County Trivia Night, 6-8pm  except 3rd Thursday 3rd Thursday North SHore Swing Band, 7-9pm Weekends various music and bands July 19 [...]
Grand Marais Playhouse Summer Theater Festival

Grand Marais Playhouse Summer Theater Festival

July 25, 2024    
7:00 pm
The Grand Marais Playhouse presents their summer theater festival showcasing two productions:  Curtain Up! by Peter Quilter, alternating performances with I'll Be Back Before Midnight, by [...]
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USFS Naturalist Programs

July 26, 2024    
All Day
Join United State Forest Service in summer-long naturalist programs. Everyone welcome. Tuesdays 10:30am-noon :: Birds in the Morning at Caribou Highlands Lodge 12:30-2pm :: Lumber [...]
Gooseberry Falls event: Moose-terios Mammals

Gooseberry Falls event: Moose-terios Mammals

July 26, 2024    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stop on by the nature cart as we uncover and discuss one of North America's most elusive and moose-sterious creatures found in our neck of [...]
Stars of the North Music Festival

Stars of the North Music Festival

July 26, 2024 - July 27, 2024    
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
This annual fundraising concert will feature many cornerstone local musicians as well as special guests. Sponsored by the Grand Marais Music Collaborative, we will be [...]
Gooseberry Falls event: Flowers and Fruit of the Forest

Gooseberry Falls event: Flowers and Fruit of the Forest

July 26, 2024    
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
On this leisurely walk, Park Naturalist Michaela will identify flowers that are in bloom, and we will be on the look for fruit! Play bingo [...]
Chippewa City Church Tours

Chippewa City Church Tours

July 26, 2024    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Cook County invites you to tour St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, known locally as the “Chippewa City Church" every summer weekend, Fri - Sun, [...]
Live Music at Gunflint Tavern

Live Music at Gunflint Tavern

July 26, 2024    
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sundays 3-6pm Medicine River Wednesdays 6-9pm Joe Paulik on the Rooftop Thursdays 6-9pm Bump Blomberg on the Rooftop Fridays 7 or 8pm, live music Saturdays [...]
Kevin Buck

Kevin Buck

July 26, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with Kevin Buck in the fireside room and bar. Come enjoy great food and live [...]
MYsterious WAYs

MYsterious WAYs

July 26, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy live music on the patio at Birch Terrace Supper Club & Lounge, Friday, July 26, from 5 - 8 pm, with legendary local rockers MYsterious [...]
Music & Events at Up Yonder!

Music & Events at Up Yonder!

July 26, 2024    
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesdays, Open Stage 6pm Thursdays Cook County Trivia Night, 6-8pm  except 3rd Thursday 3rd Thursday North SHore Swing Band, 7-9pm Weekends various music and bands July 19 [...]
Keeper's View Event

Keeper's View Event

July 26, 2024    
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Split Rock Lighthouse’s 114th birthday! Visit on July 26th from 6:30 pm to 10 pm to enjoy food from Rustic [...]
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Photography and Art at the Rock: Lynn Zsidov-Steiner
March 2, 2024 - March 31, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Photography & Art at the Rock is a monthly exhibit in the lobby of the Split Rock Lighthouse Visitor Center that showcases local artists, landscape, [...]
Lutsen Mountains Easter Egg Hunt
March 31, 2024    
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Slopes of Lutsen Mountains Kids of all ages are invited to hunt for over 500 Easter eggs hidden along the slopes! Lift ticket required.
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
March 31, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Sunday this winter from 10 am-12 pm for Jazz Brunch with guitarist Briand Morrison at Moguls Grille & Tap Room at Caribou Highlands [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 1, 2024    
All Day
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
April 2, 2024    
All Day
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
April 3, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Weekly Bingo
April 3, 2024    
6:30 pm
Head to Our Place in Finland every Wednesday at 6:30 pm for Bingo! You can win cash, prizes, and free drinks. Must be 18 to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 4, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
April 4, 2024    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stop in for a meal or hangout at the bar and enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday at Moguls Grille & Taproom from 4:00pm [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 5, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Twin Ports History Fest at Two Harbors
April 5, 2024    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Twin Ports Festival of History aims to provide those with an interest in history an opportunity to listen and discuss various history topics with authors [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
April 5, 2024    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stop in for a meal or hangout at the bar and enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday at Moguls Grille & Taproom from 4:00pm [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 6, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Cook County Winter Market
April 6, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEW Cook County Winter Market series! Come support these amazing local artists & makers!
Jammin' in the Highlands!
April 6, 2024    
12:00 pm
Caribbean Food | Games + Prizes | Live DJ & Bonfires | Starry Night Dance Party Hosted by our superstar Jamaican student workers. Join us for [...]
Jazz Brunch with Briand Morrison
April 7, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us every Sunday this winter from 10 am-12 pm for Jazz Brunch with guitarist Briand Morrison at Moguls Grille & Tap Room at Caribou Highlands [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 8, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Guided Tree Hugging at Gooseberry State Park
April 8, 2024    
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Have you ever actually hugged a tree? Experience the benefits of Tree Hugging, which include lower stress hormone levels that can positively influence circulation, immune [...]
Best Stargazing April
April 8, 2024    
8:00 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 – [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 9, 2024    
All Day
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
April 10, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Wellness by the Water at Gooseberry State Park
April 10, 2024    
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you notice you are calmer around moving water? Participate in a short mindfulness activity with Naturalist Mic. Together, we will calm our senses by [...]
Weekly Bingo
April 10, 2024    
6:30 pm
Head to Our Place in Finland every Wednesday at 6:30 pm for Bingo! You can win cash, prizes, and free drinks. Must be 18 to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 11, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music at Mogul's Grille & Taproom
April 11, 2024    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stop in for a meal or hangout at the bar and enjoy live music every Thursday and Friday at Moguls Grille & Taproom from 4:00pm [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 12, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Spring Vitality Yoga & Hiking Retreat
April 12, 2024 - April 14, 2024    
All Day
Head to Wolf Ridge for the Spring Vitality Yoga & Hiking Retreat! Enjoy a day out in the wilderness doing yoga and hiking trails to [...]
Chasing Waterfalls at Gooseberry State Park
April 12, 2024    
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on an accessible tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park's major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 13, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Snowshoe Chair Lacing Workshop at Tettegouche State Park
April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The craft of lacing snowshoes is uniquely North American in origin. In this workshop we will applying this craft to a rustic-looking and very sturdy [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 15, 2024    
All Day
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
April 16, 2024    
All Day
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
April 17, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Weekly Bingo
April 17, 2024    
6:30 pm
Head to Our Place in Finland every Wednesday at 6:30 pm for Bingo! You can win cash, prizes, and free drinks. Must be 18 to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 18, 2024    
All Day
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
April 19, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Live Music At Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub
April 19, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live music at Cascade Lodge Restaurant & Pub, 6 pm - 8 pm. March 15 | Briand Morrison 16 | Joe Paulik 17| Pete Kavanaugh [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 20, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Falcons Live at Tettegouche State Park
April 20, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don't miss out on a chance to see live falcons, up close. The peregrine falcon has long fascinated people across the globe, known for its [...]
Earth Day Fair
April 20, 2024    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Celebrate and learn. Speakers, interactive stations, live music, games, activities, local food and story hour. This Earth Day Fair aims to foster a fun, family-friendly [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 22, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Lyrids Meteor Shower
April 22, 2024 - April 23, 2024    
10:00 pm - 5:00 am
The Lyrids peaks this year on the night of the night of the 22nd and morning of the 23rd. These meteors can sometimes produce bright [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 23, 2024    
All Day
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
April 24, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Winds of Change Spring Retreat
April 24, 2024 - April 28, 2024    
All Day
Early Bird 10% discount by Jan 15th Embark on this all-inclusive 5-day transformative journey at the picturesque Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior's shore.  This immersive experience [...]
Weekly Bingo
April 24, 2024    
6:30 pm
Head to Our Place in Finland every Wednesday at 6:30 pm for Bingo! You can win cash, prizes, and free drinks. Must be 18 to [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 25, 2024    
All Day
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
April 26, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Species of Special Concern Opening Reception
April 26, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for the Opening Reception of our latest exhibit, Species of Special Concern from artist Tanya Piatz. Piatz is a self-taught artist who focuses [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 27, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Free entrance days to all Minnesota state parks
April 27, 2024    
All Day
Minnesota state parks are open year-round, and there's a state park within 30 miles of most Minnesotans and 8 North Shore State Parks. With a [...]
Species of Special Concern Gallery Exhibition
April 27, 2024 - May 19, 2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for our latest exhibit, Species of Special Concern from artist Tanya Piatz. Piatz is a self-taught artist who focuses on raising awareness for [...]
Finland Spring Market April
April 28, 2024    
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Bringing our farm and craft market into spring offering canned and baked goods, a seed swap table, food demo and live music! Join us March [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
April 29, 2024    
All Day
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
April 30, 2024    
All Day
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
May 1, 2024    
All Day
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
May 2, 2024    
All Day
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
May 3, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
Sauna Days 2024
May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024    
All Day
Larsmont Cottages brings the best of Finland to the North Shore May 3 – 5th. Experience many unique saunas with the world’s best cold plunge, [...]
Castle Danger Brewery events
May 4, 2024    
All Day
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 [...]
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Two Harbors
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Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
3 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Weekly Bingo
3 Apr 24
Finland
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Castle Danger Brewery events
6 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Cook County Winter Market
6 Apr 24
Grand Marais
Jammin' in the Highlands!
6 Apr 24
Lutsen
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Castle Danger Brewery events
8 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Best Stargazing April
8 Apr 24
Silver Bay
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Castle Danger Brewery events
9 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
10 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Weekly Bingo
10 Apr 24
Finland
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Castle Danger Brewery events
15 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
16 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
17 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Weekly Bingo
17 Apr 24
Finland
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Castle Danger Brewery events
18 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
20 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Earth Day Fair
20 Apr 24
Grand Marais
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Castle Danger Brewery events
22 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Lyrids Meteor Shower
22 Apr 24
Silver Bay
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Lyrids Meteor Shower
22 Apr 24
Silver Bay
Castle Danger Brewery events
23 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Castle Danger Brewery events
24 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Winds of Change Spring Retreat
24 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Weekly Bingo
24 Apr 24
Finland
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Winds of Change Spring Retreat
24 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Castle Danger Brewery events
25 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Winds of Change Spring Retreat
24 Apr 24
Two Harbors
Castle Danger Brewery events
26 Apr 24
Two Harbors
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Two Harbors
Sauna Days 2024
3 May 24
Two Harbors
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Two Harbors
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