Events


Rallies and races, festivals and tournaments, there's always something exciting happening in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan!

Events for all four seasons!

Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Mar 2 - 7, 2015

Clean Snowmobile Challenge hosted by Michigan Technological University is an intercollegiate design at the the Keweenaw Research Center.  Static display and endurance run to Copper Harbor and an awards

Portage Lake Bridge Closures

Jan 14 - Mar 31, 2015

Portage Lake Lift Bridge Closure information.

Great Bear Chase

Mar 7, 2015 8:00 AM

The Portage Health Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon has something for everyone and enough snow to go around, even in March! We have distances for all skiers, from our signature 50k races, to 25k or 10k events

Junior Bear Chase

Mar 7, 2015

The Junior Bear Chase is an under the lights, cross-country ski race.  Race length varies depending on age group.

Daylight Savings Time Begins

Mar 8, 2015

Spring forward an hour!

Hungarian Falls Snowshoe Hike

Mar 15, 2015 2:00 PM

Join us for a snowshoe hike to the Hungarian Falls.  Golf course road is plowed from the North (Calumet) side; plan to meet where the plow line ends.

The Acting Company Presents Macbeth

Mar 16, 2015 7:30 PM

The Acting Company, the renowned off-Broadway theater company in its 42nd national tour, brings a new production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth to the Rosza Center for the Performing Arts.  The

Carnegie Museum National History Seminar with Bill Rose

Mar 17, 2015 6:30 PM

"Natural history and (un)natural future plants in Keweenaw and Isle Royale" presented by karena Schmidt.

Hancock's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mar 17, 2015 6:30 PM

The Hancock St. Patrick's Day Parade will line up at 6:00 on the west edge of Hancock. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate at Bruno's Motors. The walking parade will head easterly on Quincy Street

23rd Annual Copper Country Bowl for Kids

Mar 21, 2015 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bowling sessions will start at noon, 2:00 and 4:00 at The Mine Shaft in Houghton. Individuals and Teams of 4 to 8 people are welcome to register for this special event and help Big Brothers

MTU Preview Day

Mar 21, 2015

Michigan Technological Univeristy invites all incoming freshman to preview MTU.

Portage Lake Bridge Closure

Mar 21, 2015

The Portage Lake Lift Bridge will be closed for maintenance from 8 pm until 7:30 am.  

Snowshoe Hike at Keweenaw Shores NS

Mar 22, 2015 1:00 PM

Meet at Esrey Park and Karen Schmidt will lead the hike through a winter wonderland on an intimate trail leading through several forest communities to Brockway Mountain Drive.  We'll cross the

"When hot forests get hotter"

Mar 24, 2015 4:15 PM

Molly Cavaleri will give a presentation entitled, "when hot forests get hotter." which will discuss why tropical rain forests are important in the global carbon-climate system.  Cavaleri

Copper Harbor Trails Club Soiree

Apr 1, 2015 6:00 PM

Join us for our annual gathering to celebrate accomplishments and look forward to another season of trail work and events. (And of course talk about mountain biking.) Music and food...free for all!