2nd Annual Taste of the Trail Picnic Adventure for the North Shore Health Care Foundation

Taste of the Trail BBQ Picnic Adventure

Navigate the beautiful Gunflint Trail on a scenic and tasty adventure, sampling the culinary delights of iconic Trail venues, to raise funds for the NSHCF’s Justine Kerfoot Memorial Fund. We’re proud to host a new, take-out style adventure which benefits our health and emergency services in Cook County. “This is such a fun and unique… Read more »

Through Our Hands VI Gallery Exhibition at Johnson Heritage Post

Join us for Through Our Hands VI, a gallery exhibition featuring The Northwoods Fiber Guild, June 24 through July 17 at Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais. From Quilting to Felting to Weaving and more, this collection features over 20 fiber artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. Exhibition runs alongside our Permanent… Read more »

Through Our Hands VI Opening Reception at Johnson Heritage Post

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Through Our Hands VI, a gallery exhibition featuring The Northwoods Fiber Guild, at Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery in Grand Marais. From Quilting to Felting to Weaving and more, this collection features over 20 fiber artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. Opening Reception is… Read more »

Culture Crawl

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. Broadway Ave.) or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery (115 W. Wisconsin St.). Complete an event card by visiting both locations and receive a free beverage at The Gunflint Tavern in… Read more »

Brittany Haas, Brittany Karlson, and Joe K. Walsh

Brittany Haas, Brittany Karlson, and Joe K. Walsh

Masterfully dynamic trio Brittany Haas, Brittany Karlson, and Joe K. Walsh are “a modern string band—from bluegrass to old-time, with many stops along the way.” Brittany Haas is widely regarded as one of the most influential fiddlers of her generation. She’s toured with Republic of Strings and Crooked Still, and performed with Steve Martin’s bluegrass… Read more »

The Giving Forest Gallery Exhibition

Join us at the Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery in downtown Grand Marais for The Giving Forest, a gallery exhibition featuring Kimberly Layer. Layer is a multi-medium artist who resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but who gets her inspiration from her love of the northern forests and lakes of MN. Inspired by the colors and textures… Read more »

The Giving Forest Opening Reception

Join us as we celebrate the opening of The Giving Forest, a gallery exhibition featuring Kimberly Layer. Layer is a multi-medium artist who resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but who gets her inspiration from her love of the northern forests and lakes of MN. Inspired by the colors and textures of nature and the magic that… Read more »

Growing Toward the Light Gallery Exhibition

Join us for Spirit of the Wilderness’s community art exhibition, Growing Toward the Light. The exhibition will feature an artist’s talk from Minneapolis photographer Michelle Westmark Wingard on Friday May 6th, 5-7pm, as well as an all-ages interactive workshop Saturday May 7th, 10am-12pm. Michelle Westmark Wingard is an installation-based photographer, curator, and arts educator. She… Read more »

Growing Toward the Light Gallery Exhibition

Join us for Spirit of the Wilderness’s community art exhibition, Growing Toward the Light. The exhibition will feature an artist’s talk from Minneapolis photographer Michelle Westmark Wingard on Friday May 6th, 5-7pm, as well as an all-ages interactive workshop Saturday May 7th, 10am-12pm. Michelle Westmark Wingard is an installation-based photographer, curator, and arts educator. She… Read more »

Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you. This course is great for people of all experience levels,… Read more »

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

GRAB A FRIEND OR LOVED ONE FOR A COZY EVENING OF FUN AND CULTURE First, stop by either the Cook County History Museum at 8 Broadway Ave, Grand Marais MN or Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery at 115 W Wisconsin Street to begin your evening and pick up an event card. Each site will provide… Read more »

Growing Toward the Light Gallery Exhibition

Join us for Spirit of the Wilderness’s community art exhibition, Growing Toward the Light. The exhibition will feature an artist’s talk from Minneapolis photographer Michelle Westmark Wingard on Friday May 6th, 5-7pm, as well as an all-ages interactive workshop Saturday May 7th, 10am-12pm. Michelle Westmark Wingard is an installation-based photographer, curator, and arts educator. She… Read more »