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

Events for all four seasons!

GSG and KAC Fall Color Tour at Mt. Ripley

Oct 14, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join the Michigan Tech Graduate Student Government and Keweenaw Alumni Association for a tour of the beautiful fall colors from atop Mt. Ripley! Take a ride up the chairlift and socialize, take photos,

Nordic Film Series

Oct 15, 2015

The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center Nordic Film Series presents the Finnish film "The Village Shoemakers" at 2 pm and 6 pm. The film is free and open to the public with donations

Sun Catcher Stained Glass Class

Oct 15, 2015

Choose glass colors and cut, grind, and solder stained glass to make a sun catcher. A choice of several designs will be available from instructor Laura Hamlett.

Lake Superior Performance Rally

Oct 16 - 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Lake Superior Performance Rally is a two-day classic stage rally that takes place during peak foliage season in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which means that this rally is always one of the most unforgettable

Whither Houghton: Huskies Pep Band Live

Oct 16, 2015 7:30 PM

In honor of 40 years of Monty Python, please come enjoy an evening with the Michigan Tech Huskies Pep Band.

Mason/Eastern Star Open House

Oct 17, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Copper Country Masonic Lodge #135 and The Order Of The Eastern Star Trillium Chapter 304 will be holding an open house this Saturday, October 17 from 2pm-6pm. Lite refreshments will be served throughout

Ghost Train & Haunted House

Oct 17, 2015 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Come ride the Ghastly Ghost Train and Tremble through the Haunted Hallways at the Houghton County Historical Society on M26 in Lake Linden. There are two segments: 2:00 to 4:00pm is recommended for children.

Madame Modjeska Ball

Oct 17, 2015 5:30 PM

Please join us in honor of Madame Helena Modjeska as we celebrate her 175th birthday and her presence at the Theatre. This annual gala fundraiser takes place in the theatre ballroom and includes a social

Keweenaw Cup

Oct 17 - 18, 2015

Keweenaw Natural History Seminar

Oct 20, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Dr. Richelle Winkler, Associate Professor of Sociology and Demography, Social Sciences, MTU will present: "Changing Participation in Hunting and Fishing: Are we seeing a broad shift away?"

Fourth Thursday in History

Oct 22, 2015 7:00 PM

Jenny Viitala vachon was born in Tiovola, Michigan in May of 1918 to Erik and Eliina Viitala.  She died in June 2009 in Tiovola after a storytelling career that took her across much of North America.

Romeo & Juliet

Oct 22, 2015

The Aquila Theatre brings its innovative style and dynamic physical approach to Shakespeare's most famous and heartbreaking play.

The Secret Garden

Oct 22 - 24, 2015

The Calumet Players present "The Secret Garden" at 7: 30 pm on Thursday, October 22, Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24.

Downtown Houghton Treat Street

Oct 23, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Shelden Avenue will be filled with ghosts, goblins and all other manner of costumes for Treat Street Friday night. The Halloween celebration takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in downtown Houghton.

41 North Film Festival

Oct 23 - 25, 2015

The Festival brings recent, critically-acclaimed independent films and filmmakers to Michigan Tech and the surrounding community. Save the dates and look for more information about the program at

Goods & Services Auction

Oct 23, 2015

Join us at our 6th Annual Goods and Services Auction for an exciting evening of intriguing goods and services up for bid in a live and silent auction. Extremely entertaining auctioneer Ray Sharp will

Hubbell Haunted House

Oct 24, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out and enjoy our Haunted House this year! First time through the maze is free, each time after that will be a $1 donation. 6:00-7:30 pm is for the kids, 7:30-9:00 pm is for the adults. Enjoy


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

Date: October 26th, 2015 Time: 7-9 PM Location: UP Health-Portage 500 Campus Dr., Rm 5 Hancock, MI (Follow the signs from the lobby) Copper

Jazz Showcase: Backstage at the Rozsa

Oct 30 - 31, 2015 7:30 PM

Enjoy two nights of Big Band Jazz "Up Close and Personal" in this pop-up jazz club setting. Join the Michigan Tech Jazz Lab Band and the Research and Development Big Band, both under the direction of

Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop

Nov 4 - Dec 9, 2015

Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting new program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session

ETHEL'S Documerica

Nov 6, 2015 7:30 PM

Documerica is a landmark visual and musical snapshot of America in the tumultuous 1970s. The work pairs ETHEL's dynamic playing with the evocative imagery of the EPA's Project Documerica in a synthesis

Little River Band

Nov 11, 2015 7:30 PM

Little River Band was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1975, with good songwriting, powerful vocals, and guitar harmonies. They immediately claimed their place as one of the great vocal bands of the ‘70s

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Nov 12 - 15, 2015 7:30 PM

The Michigan Tech Theatre present this children's classic by famous British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie. When his father, the famous storyteller Rashid Khalifa loses his unique talent, the ability to

Nordic Film Series

Nov 12, 2015

The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center Nordic Film Series presents the Swedish film "Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart"" at 2 pm and 6 pm. The film is free and open to the public with donations