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!

Hancock Tori

June 7 - Oct 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Wednesday and Saturday through October.

Calumet Farmer's Market

June 17 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Saturday through October.

Lake Linden Farmer's Market

July 8 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Saturday into October.

“Preserving Legendary 20th-century Sites in Detroit" by Dr. Krysta Ryzewski

Sept 22, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

25 Years of Industrial Heritage and Archaeology Keweenaw National Historical Park and Michigan Technological University: A celebration Keynote: Krysta Ryzewski “Preserving Legendary 20th-century Sites

A Celebration: 25 Years of Industrial Heritage and Archaeology Keweenaw National Historical Park and

Sept 22, 2017

12:00p Rendezvous and Welcome @ Michigan Tech An afternoon featuring enhanced tours of Calumet and the new NPS Visitor Center, the Quincy Mine Site, and the Quincy Smelting Works, along with other nearby

Evanesce

Sept 22, 2017

An evening of art, poetry and music.

Photo Contest

Aug 14 - Sept 30, 2017

For all non-professional photographers.  Go enjoy the NWC Natural Areas and enter your best photos at www.northwoodsconservancy.org 2017 photo contest page.  It's fun, easy and you could

Cider Making at Central

Sept 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come and make cider from the heritage apples at Central. Pick your apples ahead of time and bring them to the event, or bring baskets to pick the apples at Central. Bring containers for the cider. Come

Martin Ford

Sept 23, 2017 7:30 PM

Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm and the author of two books: New York Times bestselling Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless

The Three Tenors

Sept 23, 2017 7:30 PM

THE TREE TENORS, FROM SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA ~ Guillermo Ontiveros Granillo, Juan “Johnny” Huerta, & Francisco Renteria.  This is a Fundraiser for Aspirus Keweenaw Health Foundation

A Celebration: 25 Years of Industrial Heritage and Archaeology

Sept 23, 2017

Join us on Saturday for moderated panel discussions exploring the founding and the future of Keweenaw National Park. The beautiful Calumet Theater will host the event. Panels will include scholars, park

Yearning to Breathe Free

Sept 24, 2017

The Superior Wind Symphony presents a FREE outdoor concert on the Rozsa/Walker Lawn, with music composed entirely by immigrants to the United States.

Houghton Farmer's Market

June 20 - Oct 17, 2017 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Shop every Tuesday through late October! 

Hand Building with Clay Workshop with Ed Gray

Sept 26, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This is an 8 day class, Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 26 - October 24. You begin working the clay and hand building, using texture and tools incorporated with history and culture. $35 nonrefundable

MTU Fall Career Fair

Sept 27, 2017

CareerFEST provides a chance for students and alumni to network and interact with company representatives in informal, interactive events during Career Fair.

Dinner & Movie Series

Sept 29, 2017 7:30 PM

The Dinner & Movie Series presents All Quiet on the Western Front at 7:30 pm.  Dinner is served at 6 pm.  Dinner reservations are requested.

French-Canadian Recital

Sept 29, 2017

A recital for French-Canadian Heritage Week with organists of the Keweenaw and Maple Sugar Folk.  

Mont Ripley Fall Color Chairlift Rides

Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2017

Experience the fall colors of the Keweenaw from the top of Mont Ripley!  Ride the chairlift up and back down and get a bird's eye view of the Portage Canal and the Houghton hillside.   The

Music-O-Rama

Sept 30, 2017 7:30 PM

All of the major music ensembles at Michigan Tech combine for a concert that celebrates the musical diversity of the Visual and Performing Arts Department. A fast paced concert with performers in different

KATV Club Ride

Sept 30, 2017

The Keweenaw ATV Club will have a club ride on Saturday, September 30, starting at 9 am at Kauppi's Dockside Resort and will tour some of the new trails.  Lunch will be provided on the trail at

FIRST FRIDAY

Oct 6, 2017 8:30 PM

There will be a display of the bowls of the Empty Bowls project with a variety of soups to try. Bowls will be available for purchase.

Gun & Knife Show

Oct 6, 2017

Sponsored by the Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen's Club.  Good Food - Guns - Knives.  All proceeds from this event are used for the Supplemental Deer Feeding Program.

Mont Ripley Fall Color Chairlift Rides

Oct 6 - 8, 2017

Experience the fall colors of the Keweenaw from the top of Mont Ripley!  Ride the chairlift up and back down and get a bird's eye view of the Portage Canal and the Houghton hillside.   The

MTU Family Weekend

Oct 6 - 8, 2017

The air is crisp, the leaves have begun to change, and your student has officially settled in at Michigan Tech—time for a trip to campus for Family Weekend! Family Weekend is a Michigan Tech tradition

Pancake Breakfast

Oct 7, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Pancake breakfast fundraiser for Sherman Twp Fire Department. Guest servers: US Congressman Jack Bergman and Scott Dianda State Representative running for State Senate in 38th District. This will be

Fall Festival

Oct 7 - 8, 2017

Gun & Knife Show

Oct 7, 2017

Sponsored by the Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen's Club.  Good Food - Guns - Knives.  All proceeds from this event are used for the Supplemental Deer Feeding Program.

Mount Bohemia Trail Running Festival

Oct 7 - 8, 2017

Mount Bohemia is well known for being one of the premier adventure ski resorts in the nation. Trails consist of a combination of single track, double track, rolling hills and a few “good climbs.”

Quincy Smelter Tour

Oct 7, 2017

Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Tours start on the hour with the last tour beginning at 2 PM. Each tour lasts approximately an hour. Since this is a former industrial site, we recommend wearing

Benefit Concert of American Roots Music

Oct 8, 2017

The Benefit Concert of American Roots Music is in support of the Italian Hall Victims' memorial Monument and will be hosted by Oren Tikkanen.  Musicians include Keweenaw Brew Grass, The Acoustic Jimmy

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Oct 12 - 14, 2017 7:30 PM

Come have drinks with Picasso and Einstein as delightfully imagined by Steve Martin! Tech Theatre presents Steve Martin’s thoughtfully comedic look at the 20th century. Sitting down for

Scrambling All The Way/50 Years of Bestriped Irreverence!

Oct 13, 2017 7:30 PM

The Michigan Tech Pep Band's 50th year of scrambling.

Mont Ripley Fall Color Chairlift Rides

Oct 13 - 15, 2017

Experience the fall colors of the Keweenaw from the top of Mont Ripley!  Ride the chairlift up and back down and get a bird's eye view of the Portage Canal and the Houghton hillside.   The

Red Jacket Jamboree

Oct 14, 2017 7:00 PM

The Red Jacket Jamboree, an old-time radio variety show, showcases stories, songs and humorous sketches about the Keweenaw Peninsula. The October show celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Keweenaw

Red Jacket Jamboree

Oct 14, 2017 7:00 PM

The Red Jacket Jamboree, an old-time radio variety show, showcases stories, songs and humorous sketches about the Keweenaw Peninsula. The October show celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Keweenaw

Birch Bark, Quill & Sweetgrass Ornament Class with Larry Godfrey

Oct 14, 2017

Please call or stop by to pre-register.

An Evening of Klezmer Music

Oct 16, 2017 7:30 PM

An evening of Klezmer Music with Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Oct 18 - 20, 2017 7:30 PM

Come have drinks with Picasso and Einstein as delightfully imagined by Steve Martin! Tech Theatre presents Steve Martin’s thoughtfully comedic look at the 20th century. Sitting down for

Lake Superior Performance Rally

Oct 20 - 21, 2017

Billed as one of the meanest, toughest rallies in North America. The capstone events of the 2017 Rally America National Championship Series.

Dracula

Oct 21, 2017 7:30 PM

Experience the award-winning PUSH Physical Theatre's all new adaptation of the classic horror story. In his hunt for immortality, Renfield stumbles upon the Amulet of the Vampir, a lost jewel