In its 17th year, the Two Harbors Kayak Festival features four races, local exhibitors, kayak demos, standup paddleboarding demos and classes, beginner-level instructional family tours, kids' kayaking, climbing wall, live music, food, fun and more! more »

Festivals & Fairs, Leisure & Recreation, Sports

Jul 31, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014

Fisherman's Picnic

Grand Marais, Minnesota

The Grand Marais Fisherman's Picnic has contests, a parade, fireworks, live music, outdoor dances, rides for the kids, tennis and softball tournaments and food. more »

Festivals & Fairs, Kids & Family, Outdoors

Marquette Regional History Center presents: August Bus Tours. Meet some of Marquette's interesting historical personalities, hear their stories, and you'll see why Marquette was called the “Queen City of the North.” Meet at the center. Tour at 1 p.m. more »

This & That, Education & Learning, History

The Marquette Regional History Center presents : August Bus Tour 6:00 p.m. tour August 6 All tours meet at MRHC. Our ever popular bus tours are back, with a new route this year! Meet some of Marquette's interesting historical personalities... more »

This & That, Education & Learning, History

Many and varied events throughout the 19 days of the Iron County Heritage Festival to include Little Finland 50th Anniversary Celebration, Northwoods Art Tour, Iron County Heritage Festival Parade, Springstead Corn Roast and much more. more »

This & That, Festivals & Fairs, Kids & Family

The Ore to Shore is a point-to-point race, with riders gearing up at the start line in Negaunee, where in 1844 iron ore was first discovered in the Superior region, and finishing in Marquette. more »

Outdoors, Festivals & Fairs, Leisure & Recreation, Sports

The workshop instructor at Wisconsin Concrete Park, Bob Tarrell, is a long-time art professor at Edgewood College and a Plein Air painter, and will introduce his style of painting “in open air” for all ages. more »

Art & Exhibitions, Crafts

A celebration of the arts in a park setting with FREE fun for the whole family. Lots of kids’ activities and entertainment for all ages. more »

Festivals & Fairs

Aug 10, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Art in Me

Lester Park

The sixth annual Art in Me festival, organized by Duluth and Beyond, will be held at Duluth’s Lester Park, 61st Avenue East and Superior Street in Lakeside. This free event is open to all kids and families in the Twin Ports Area. more »


Hero or villain, they all ended up in the same place: the cemetery. Tour guides tell stories of daring rescues at sea, gunned down policemen, brave doctors, bank robbers, bootleggers and other characters. Meet at Park Cemetery's main gate, 6:30 p.m. more »


The Marquette Regional History Center presents: August Bus Tours. The Aug. 13 tour is at 1 p.m. All tours meet at Marquette Regional History Center. Our ever popular bus tours are back and have a new route this year. more »

This & That, Education & Learning, History

Aug 14, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wool Felting & Embellishing

Wisconsin Concrete Park

Pam Metsala will be at the park demonstrating techniques of wool felting from shrinking old wool items or knitted wool to embellishing items with roving and felting needles. more »


Aug 15, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

Women in Fiber

Last Chance Studio & Gallery

Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday night and artist displays through Saturday. Join us for celebrating women AND fiber. more »

Art & Exhibitions

Watercross racing is taking modified snowmobiles that can move at speeds of 60 mph. This Shootout will consist of two adrenaline-pumping days of racing action at Barker’s Island. more »


Aug 18, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Family Mini-Golf Frolic

Superior Public Museums

The Family Mini-Golf Frolic will be Monday, August 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Capt’n J’s Mini Golf on Barker's Island next to the S.S. Meteor Whaleback Museum, 300 Marina Dr., Superior. All proceeds go to support the Old Firehouse and Police Museum. more »

Kids & Family, Charity & Fundraisers

“The Magic Bus" is a kids-only bus tour that will take young folks on a time traveling adventure. Told through the eyes of regional historical characters who will appear to tell stories and carry out special activities. more »

Kids & Family, History

Celebrating 10 years of great music! Enjoy great music from national, international and regional acts on two outdoor stages in an up-close and intimate U.P. wilderness setting. Something for everyone: bluegrass, folk, country, rock, blues and more. more »

Festivals & Fairs, Concerts & Live Music

On August 22-23, 2014, watch the races at Barker’s Island; feast on fantastic food; gather for celebratory music, song and dance; peruse the craft fair; and commemorate the weekend with a time-honored awards ceremony. more »

Festivals & Fairs, Sports

The College of St. Scholastica’s School of Education is offering a free Mobile Computer Science Principals course this summer. This course offers participants the tools necessary to teach younger generations to create mobile apps. more »

Education & Learning

Great Lakes Aquarium’s new exhibit "Shipwrecks Alive!" will open to the public on Thursday, July 3. It explores the fascinating underwater world of sunken ships and the diverse ecosystems they create and sustain. more »

Art & Exhibitions, History, Kids & Family, Outdoors

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