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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!

Silver Bay Music in the Park : Trailer Trash

Silver Bay Music in the Park : Trailer Trash

July 26, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The fourth season of a series of eight free Friday night outdoor concerts will be held every Friday night from July 19, 2024, through September [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

July 27, 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 [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

July 27, 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 [...]
Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

Grand Marais Harbor History Tour

July 27, 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 [...]
Briand Morrison

Briand Morrison

July 27, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with Briand Morrison in the fireside room and bar. Come enjoy great food and live [...]
95th Annual Fisherman's Picnic

95th Annual Fisherman's Picnic

August 1, 2024 - August 4, 2024    
All Day
This is way more than just shore lunch! It’s the Annual Fisherman's Picnic in downtown Grand Marais, filled with family, friends, and fun! Featuring Crazy [...]
Finland Farmers Market

Finland Farmers Market

August 1, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Locally grown produce, and handmade goods from the Finland MN area. The Finland Farmers Market 2024 season runs from June 13th through October 3rd, every [...]
Gene Lafond

Gene Lafond

August 2, 2024    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larsmont Cottages presents dinner at Ledge Rock Grille and music with Gene LaFond in the fireside room and bar. Come enjoy great food and live [...]
Artist Reception: Emily Donovan

Artist Reception: Emily Donovan

August 2, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month. This month's [...]
Silver Bay Music in the Park : Joyann Parker Band

Silver Bay Music in the Park : Joyann Parker Band

August 2, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The fourth season of a series of eight free Friday night outdoor concerts will be held every Friday night from July 19, 2024, through September [...]
Cook County Market

Cook County Market

August 3, 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 [...]
Two Harbors Farmers Market

Two Harbors Farmers Market

August 3, 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 [...]
Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop Live Demo

Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop Live Demo

August 3, 2024    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join the Cook County Historical Society at the historic Bally's Blacksmith & Metal Shop for a live demo. Bally's will be open the following days, [...]
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George Morrison “Connections” Exhibit
April 18, 2022 - September 30, 2022    
12:00 am
At Grand Portage National Monument’s Heritage Center, the George Morrison Exhibit “Connections” will open the week of April 18, 2022. For this exhibit, the National Park Service (NPS) [...]
Sailing on the Hjørdis
June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022    
10:00 am
The flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis shares the name of the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip on this 50’ traditionally-rigged [...]
Through Our Hands VI
June 24, 2022 - July 17, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Celebration of All Things Fiber Knitting - Weaving - Handspun Fibers - Paper - Quilting - Rugs - Baskets - Beadwork - Clothing - [...]
Sam Militich & the Clearwater Hot Club - Silver Bay Music In The Park Concert
July 22, 2022    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a FREE concert at City Center Park featuring Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club of San Francisco. Sam Miltich is a self-taught jazz guitarist born and raised in the woods of northern Minnesota. Sam burst on the scene in his teens as a young lion of gypsy jazz. His fluid and instinctive sound has graced hundreds of stages, from small towns on the Iron Range to New York's Lincoln Center.
Stars of the North Music Festival
July 29, 2022 - July 30, 2022    
All Day
The Grand Marais Music Collaborative is hosting a free, two-day live music concert featuring local and regional talent, July 29 & 30, 2022. The Stars [...]
The Keeper’s View: Bringing History to the Surface
July 31, 2022    
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Keeper’s View returns for a second year at Split Rock Lighthouse. Join us for an evening featuring the experts on shipwreck mapping, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society. With tours exploring the infamous Mataafa Blow of 1905 that was responsible for the creation of Split Rock Lighthouse, one can cap off the stormy evening with a free catered meal by Bellisio’s and a beacon lighting to celebrate Split Rock’s 112th anniversary. 
Buffet in a Box
August 3, 2022    
12:00 am
Get a homemade meal in a box! Includes Lena's fishcakes with tartar sauce, Swedish meatballs with gravy, baked ham, potato salad, corn on the cob, [...]
93rd annual Fisherman's Picnic
August 4, 2022 - August 7, 2022    
All Day
It's back! The 93rd Annual Grand Marais Fisherman's Picnic: the fish toss, an excellent parade, Kiddie Rides, live music, the fishburger stand, crazy daze sales [...]
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Events on July 15, 2022
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Events on July 16, 2022
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Events on July 17, 2022
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Through Our Hands VI
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Events on July 18, 2022
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1 Jun 22
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Events on July 19, 2022
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Events on July 20, 2022
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1 Jun 22
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Events on July 26, 2022
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Events on July 27, 2022
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1 Jun 22
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Events on July 28, 2022
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1 Jun 22
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Events on July 29, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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Stars of the North Music Festival
29 Jul 22
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Events on July 30, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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Stars of the North Music Festival
29 Jul 22
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Events on July 31, 2022
Events on August 1, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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Events on August 2, 2022
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1 Jun 22
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Events on August 3, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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Buffet in a Box
3 Aug 22
Events on August 4, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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93rd annual Fisherman's Picnic
4 Aug 22
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Events on August 5, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
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93rd annual Fisherman's Picnic
4 Aug 22
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Events on August 6, 2022
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