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

Events for all four seasons!

Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival

Jan 23 - 26, 2015

Celebrate the halfway point of winter at various Hancock locations.  Activities include a parade, smorgasbord dinner & dance, concerts, Tori Market, cultural demonstrations, the “Polar Bear

Portage Lake Bridge Closures

Jan 14 - Mar 31, 2015

Portage Lake Lift Bridge Closure information.


Jan 26, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Copper Country Toastmasters invites the public to attend our meetings. If you fear giving speeches, here is a safe, supportive environment that allows you to become the public speaker you always wanted

John Dee Snowfest

Jan 30 - 31, 2015

Back-country rides, raffle/silent auction and a banquet with dancing and live entertainment.  Pre-registration is required and available on the website. Activities include: * Poker Run- Riders

Fitness Center Open House

Jan 31, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Aspirus Keweenaw Fitness Center Open House Sat 1/31 8am-noon. Free use of fitness facility, exercise classes, sauna, snacks, sale price memberships, prizes, massages & more! Stop by 342 Hecla St in Laurium

Guided snowshoe hike at the Steve Farm Nature Area

Jan 31, 2015 1:00 PM

Meet at the trailhead on Upper Point Mills Road.  Bring your snowshoes and a camera.

Chili Chase for Charity

Jan 31, 2015

The Houghton High School National Honor Society is holding the Chili Chase for Charity cross country ski race at the Michigan Tech ski trails. Proceeds gathered at the charity event will be donated to

Retro Ski

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) and Keweenaw Land Trust (KLT) at Churning Rapids for some old time skiing.  On the afternoon of Sunday February 1, 2015 between Noon and 3 PM skiers

Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Tournament

Feb 1, 2015

The Winter Carnival Ice Fishing tournament is open to all community members in both team and individual competition. Fishing for northern pike will begin at 8:00 on Chassell Bay. First, second, and third

Winter Carnival

Feb 4 - 8, 2015

Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival takes place on campus and around the community with snow statues and much more!

Parade of Confections

Feb 6, 2015

Fabulous live auction of gourmet deserts and a silent auction of art and jewelery followed by a dance


Feb 6, 2015 7:30 PM

“Exquisite, sophisticated chamber-folk music” that revels in the cultural differences formed when a lineage is separated by an ocean and the passage of time.


Feb 8, 2015

The Barneløpet (meaning “Children’s Race” in Norwegian) is a classic-style cross-country ski event.  The Barneløpet (pronounced bar-NEE-lop-it) first began

Yooper Luge

Feb 14, 2015 1:00 PM

More info to come!

Free Fishing Weekend

Feb 14 - 15, 2015

You can fish without a license courtesy of the MDNR on this weekend.

Carnegie Museum National History Seminar with Bill Rose

Feb 17, 2015 6:30 PM

"Indigenous Cultural Elements of Keweenaw and Isle Royale" presented by Dr. Susan Martin, Professor Emerita, Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University.

MTU Career Fair

Feb 17, 2015

Michigan Technological University will hold their winter career fair.

10th Annual Antique Snowmobile Run-For-Fun

Feb 19 - 21, 2015

Those of you who are tried and true have an opportunity to show your vintage sleds to others who share this interest in beautiful Copper Harbor. This is a relaxed family friendly event that can be

Carnegie Museum's Keweenaw Natural History Heritage Seminar

Feb 24, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

"Indigenous Cultural Elements of Keweenaw and Isle Royale" Keweenaw Natural History Heritage talk by Dr. Susan Martin.