Events for all four seasons!
Showing all events from 08/03/2015 to 09/02/2015 Download PDF
July 11 - Oct 17, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Farmers Market of Lake Linden is busy preparing for the Opening of its regular Season on Saturday, July 11, 10 am - 2:00 pm & every Saturday following until October. Located in the Lake Linden
Aug 3, 2015 7:00 PM
"Wild Berry Jam Making"; Barb Koski, Retired Extension Home Economist, shows you the safe way to make jam outdoors and how it should be stored. Then enjoy Bread on a Stick with the jam that was
Aug 3, 2015 7:00 PM
Join us for Musical Mondays this week with the Copper Country Community Band.
Aug 3 - 8, 2015
Keweenaw Mineral Days spans 6 days and Houghton and Keweenaw counties to travel through Michigan's Historic Lake Superior Native Copper District.
Aug 4, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
"Trailer Walk"; Tin Can Tourists, (an all make and model Vintage Trailer and Motor Coach Club), has selected trailers that will welcome people to view their rare Vintage home away from home and
Aug 4, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Learn about the history of breweries in the Copper Country from historian Wil Shapton while riding along Houghton's former "Brew Street". Then take a tour of a 21st century brewery -- KBC's plant in South
Aug 4, 2015 7:00 PM
"1910 - 1920 High Sea Adventures of David Kingston and his Boat"; join Barb Koski, retired Extension Home Economist and Genealogy enthusiast at the West Barracks as she traces David's escapades
Aug 4, 2015
HCHS presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Tuesday, Aug. 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (corner of N Street and 1st Street) featuring the historic 1873 Garret
Aug 5 - 8, 2015 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
The Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival (KSEF) is an opportunity for you and your family to come discover the magical combination of sun, sand, and science. Learning has never been this fun!
June 6 - Oct 3, 2015 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Hancock Tori features handmade crafts, homemade treats, and locally grown produce. The Tori is open each Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 until 2:00 at Quincy Green in downtown Hancock.
Aug 5, 2015 7:00 PM
The Parks of Lake Superior, Mike Pflaum
Aug 5, 2015 7:00 PM
"Defining A Landscape" with Amanda George, Ranger with the National Park Service at the West Barracks at the fort.
Aug 6, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium. Derrell Syria Project will be playing. Concessions will be available. In case of inclement weather, concerts will
Aug 6, 2015 7:00 PM
"Gold Medal Heroes of the Shipwreck L. C. Waldo"; join historian Mark Rowe of the Keweenaw County Historical Society at the West Barracks as he commemorates the 100th anniversary of the shipwreck.
Aug 6 - 8, 2015
Michigan Technological University's Alumni Weekend.
Aug 6, 2015
Singer/guitarist Courtney Clisch presents an assortment of music including folk, country, spritual, Finnish and Irish songs. Accordionist Marilyn Monsivais will open for Courtney at 6:45 pm, play
Aug 7 - 8, 2015 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Copper And Culture: A Conference on Prehistoric Metal Working In The Lake Superior Region will be Friday Aug 7th from 3-9pm and Saturday Aug 8th 9am-3pm, at the Houghton High School Auditorium. Admission
Aug 7, 2015 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Just as the hills of Central echoed with the songs of the Cornish miners as they worked in the mine shafts or sang in the Central M.E. Church, the hills will again reverberate with the music of our first
Aug 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for an outdoor concert with Conga Finn.
Aug 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Held in the upper parking lot.
Aug 7, 2015 7:00 PM
"Step'n into the Woods"; take a nature walk with Naomi Haycock, West Campground Host, as she points out our local berries and interesting plants. Walk begins at Site 120 in the West Campgrounds.
Aug 7, 2015 7:30 PM
Begun in 2011 as an annual concert given each August at the Calumet Art Center, composer and violist Paul Sietz will host the 2015 New Chamber Music Concert assisted by soprano Christine Seitz, composer
Aug 7 - 8, 2015
Join us for a conference on Prehistoric Metal Working in the Lake Superior Region. This is a coming together of Archeologists, Native Americans, Geologists, Artifact Collectors & the interested
Aug 7 - 9, 2015
You're invited to experience this year's People's Fair with this year's theme being A Gathering of Lights. Physic readings, lectures, jewelry, minerals and gems. Come feel the
Aug 8, 2015 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Join fellow alumni and friends for a 5K Run/Walk on the Tech Trails. All proceeds go to Keweenaw Alumni and Friends Chapter Scholarship which helps local students attend Michigan Tech.
Aug 8, 2015 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Enjoy a day of traditional Italian-American music and entertainment. Musical performaces by "The World's Most Dangerous Polka and Variety Band" among many others. Enjoy Italian-American
Aug 8, 2015 8:00 PM
"Meteors & S'Mores"; Enjoy that sticky gooey campfire fravorite in the Day Use Area by the fort parking lot at 8 pm. Clean your hands before heading down as the sky darkens to join Joel
Aug 8 - 9, 2015
It has been over 50 years that the CCAA is hosting the fair, and it will continue to be as spectacular as ever. There will be over 60 artist vendors, selling their wares; photography, pottery,
Aug 10, 2015 7:00 PM
"Crossing the Big Lake to Isle Royale"; join Captain Ben Kilpela of the Copper Harbor Ferry Service to Isle Royale, Isle Royale Queen IV at the West Barracks of the fort.
Aug 11, 2015 7:00 PM
Join Historian Larry Lankton as he discusses the time 1840-1990.
Aug 11, 2015 7:00 PM
The Copper Country: Centennial Edition, Larry Molloy
Aug 11, 2015 8:00 PM
"METEORS & S'MORES"; Enjoy that sticky gooey campfire favorite in the Day Use Area by the fort parking lot at 8 pm. Then join Joel Kimball, Professor at Gannon University on the parade
Aug 12, 2015 7:00 PM
"Guns of the Copper Rush"; join Jim Billings, Historian, Gunsmith, Artist and Owner of Swedes Gift Shop for a presentation at the West Barracks of the fort.
Aug 12, 2015
HCHC presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Wednesday, Aug, 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (corner of N Street and 1st Street) featuring the historic 1873 Garret
Aug 13, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium. Copper Country Community Band will be playing. Concessions will be available. In case of inclement weather, concerts
Aug 13, 2015 7:00 PM
"The Life of 19th Century US Soldiers"; discover what life was like as a soldier in the 1800's with Robert Holmstrom, Ranger with the National Park Service. Meets at the West Barracks of
Aug 13, 2015
"Something old, something new, hot jazz, and a dose of the blues" led by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John Peiffer and featuring and featuring the best local talent the UP has
Aug 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Joinus for an outdoor concert with Panhandlers.
Aug 14, 2015 7:30 PM
"Wander and Wonder Fort Wilkins"; Have you been wondering what flowers are blooming around the Park? What animals are chipping, singing, or hooting all around you? Join Naturalist Dorothy McLeer
Aug 15, 2015 6:00 PM
Get Your Butts to the Bouts! Come and watch the 3rd annual Solar System Smackdown Mixer with the Keweenaw Roller Girls.
Aug 15, 2015 10:00 PM
"Astronomy in the Fort"; join Joel Kimball, Professor at Gannon University, on the Parade Grounds to view the stars, planets, galaxies and more via high powered telescopes. Rain date Sunday,
Aug 15 - 16, 2015
Held at the Grant Township Community Center and Park in Copper Harbor. This two day craft fair features local and regional artists, food and live entertainment. Saturday 10 am to 7:30 pm & Sunday
Aug 15, 2015
3 & 5 Mile Youth Mountain Bike Races 15 & 30 Mile Cross Country Mountain Bike Races Also featuring the U.P. Singlespeed Championships
Aug 15, 2015
Instructor Karena Schmidt describes lichens as complete ecosystems where the fungus has learned how to farm algae. Over 620 species of lichen have been identified in the Copper Country. Spend
Aug 16, 2015
HCHS presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Sunday, Aug. 16th at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (corner of N Street and 1st Street) featuring the historic 1873 Garret House Pipe Organ
Aug 16, 2015
On the third Sunday in August since 1983, hundreds of local residents and tourists have attended the craft fair at Old Victoria to shop for unique arts and crafts while enjoying the historic setting and
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 PM
"1,900 Lives"; Larry Lankton, Michigan Tech Professor of History and Author of "Beyond the Boundaries" and "Cradle to Grave" will speak about the Human Cost of Mining Copper.
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 PM
Join us for Musical Mondays this week with the Singing Sherriff.
Aug 18, 2015 7:00 PM
"She's Not As Shiny As She Used To Be - The Shipwreck Story of the City of Bangor": with Mark Rowe, KCHS Maritime Chairman and Keweenaw County Historical Society Trustee. Meets at the West
Aug 19, 2015 7:00 PM
"Wait...did you say the Keweenaw is a billion years old?!?!"; Learn about the amazing processes that formed the Keweenaw over the past billion years - fire and ice! The program beings with a
Aug 20, 2015 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for a cruise along the Portage Canal aboard the Ranger III.
Aug 20, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium. Jan Arnold will be playing. Concessions will be available. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at
Aug 20, 2015
Our local Kivajat Finnish Dancers attended a children's international folk dance festival in Turku, Finland in July. Come to enjoy an evening with them as they share their homecoming program
Aug 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for an outdoor concert with Polka Drifters.
Aug 21, 2015 7:00 PM
"Step'n into the Woods"; Meet at Site 120 in the West Campgrounds and take a nature walk with Naomi Haycock, West Campground Host as she points out our local berries and interesting plants.
Aug 21 - 23, 2015
Michigan Technological Uinversity's move in weekend.
Aug 22, 2015 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Activities and workshops for all the family will be happening all day long! Scheduled are " Making Wood" with a Buzz Saw and Hit and Miss Engine, Milking Time on the Homestead, Laundry Day in
Aug 22, 2015 7:00 PM
"A Copper Country Souvenir"; explore the attractions of the Keweenaw with Visitors from the past 160 years. Meets at the West Barracks with Lynette Webber, Ranger with the National Park Service.
Aug 22 - 23, 2015
Join botanist Janet Marr and get your feet wet learning about the plants that inhabit the Keweenaw inland lakes and waterways.
Aug 24, 2015
HCHS presents the last recital in the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Monday, Aug. 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (corner of N Street an 1st Street) featuring the historic
Aug 25, 2015
Join amateur odonatist Bob Marr as he will be leading a one day beginner's workshop at the GLC's Bammert Farm. Learn to identify these "winged dragons" and "neon toothpicks."
Aug 27, 2015
You'll find something for everybody from this musical family featuring Audrey Viola, Sandy Raatikka, Stephanie Dixon and other family members singing country, folk, gospel, pop and more.
Aug 29, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aug 31, 2015 7:00 PM
Join us for Musical Mondays this week with KSO Wind Quintel.
Sept 1, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
From its rerouted home behind Walmart to its entry into the Portage Canal, we will learn how area mines and other development changed the route and ecology of Huron Creek. Our tour guides are Dr. Carol