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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!

 

Perseids Meteor Shower

Perseids Meteor Shower

August 11, 2023 - August 12, 2023    
11:00 pm - 5:00 am
The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most prolific showers of the year, producing rich, bright streaks.  The Perseids are active from mid-July until late August [...]
Best Stargazing August

Best Stargazing August

August 16, 2023    
9:00 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 – [...]
Best Stargazing September

Best Stargazing September

September 14, 2023    
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 – [...]
Draconids Meteor Shower

Draconids Meteor Shower

October 8, 2023 - October 9, 2023    
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Draconid meteor shower has staged some dramatic outbursts in the past but nowadays its show is far from extravagant. In recent years the Draconids have been [...]
Best Stargazing October

Best Stargazing October

October 14, 2023    
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 – [...]
Orionids Meteor Shower

Orionids Meteor Shower

October 20, 2023    
9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Like the Eta Aquarids, the Orionid meteor shower is a by-product of Halley's Comet. In 2023 the Orionids are active from Sept.26 to Nov.22 and will peak [...]
Taurids Meteor Shower

Taurids Meteor Shower

November 11, 2023 - November 12, 2023    
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Taurid meteor shower is an annual meteor shower that occurs every November and is composed of two streams, the Southern Taurids and the Northern Taurids. [...]
Best Stargazing November

Best Stargazing November

November 13, 2023    
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 – [...]
Leonids Meteor Shower

Leonids Meteor Shower

November 17, 2023 - November 18, 2023    
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Leonid meteor shower offers clear-sky meteor rates of about 10 to 15 shooting stars per hour. They are active between Nov. 3 and Dec. 2 and [...]
Best Stargazing December

Best Stargazing December

December 12, 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 – [...]
Geminids Meteor Shower

Geminids Meteor Shower

December 13, 2023 - December 14, 2023    
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Geminid meteor shower occurs between November 19 to December 24 and this year will peak on the nights of December 13 and 14.  The shower [...]
Ursids Meteor Shower

Ursids Meteor Shower

December 22, 2023 - December 23, 2023    
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
The Ursid meteor shower is active between Dec. 17-26 and this year will peak on Dec. 22-23. The Ursids are associated with Comet 8P/Tuttle, a periodic comet that follows [...]
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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 [...]
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
June 10, 2022 - August 27, 2022    
All Day
7-5 Summer Exhibition June 10 – August 27, 2022 7-5 is a celebration of the Art Colony’s place within the Great Lakes region as well [...]
Events on June 26, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on June 27, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on June 28, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on June 29, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on June 30, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 1, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 2, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 3, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 4, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 5, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 6, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 7, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 8, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 9, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 10, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 11, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 12, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 13, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 14, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 15, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 16, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 17, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 18, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 19, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 20, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 21, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 22, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 23, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 24, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 25, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 26, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 27, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 28, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 29, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 30, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on July 31, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 1, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 2, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 3, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 4, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 5, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais
Events on August 6, 2022
Sailing on the Hjørdis
1 Jun 22
Grand Marais
75th Anniversary Summer Exhibition
10 Jun 22
Grand Marais

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