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!

Musical Mondays

July 6, 2015 7:00 PM

Join us for the Keweenaw Heritage Center's Musical Mondays this week with Cathy Isaacson & Friends.

Copper Country Community Band Concert

July 7 - 28, 2015 7:00 PM

Enjoy music at Kestner Park every Tuesday in July and every Thursday in August.

Hancock Tori

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.

Adventures in History Series

July 8, 2015 7:00 PM

Geoheritage: The Keweenaw and Isle royale, by Bill Rose & Erika Vye

Daniell Park Concert

July 9, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium.  Greenstone will be playing.  Concessions will be available.  In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at

Canal Rock

July 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for an outdoor concert on the Portage Canal with Country Drifters.

Pine Mountain Music Festival: Bergonzi String Quartet

July 10, 2015 7:30 PM

More information to come!

Chassell Strawberry Festival

July 10 - 11, 2015

Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Chassell Lions Club.  All day events, arts & crafts, and lots of strawberry shortcake.  Full schedule is listed below. Friday, July 10th, 2015 9:00

Lake Linden Farmers Market

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

Friends of Fashion present "The Era of the Streetcar in the Copper Country"

July 11, 2015 2:00 PM

The Friends of Fashion present "The Era of the Streetcar in the Copper Country.  The narrated production features authentic vintage fashions worn by live models, vintage photographs, and live

Whispers of the North

July 11, 2015 7:30 PM

In 2007 Mackinaw City guitarist Mike Fornes assembled a band of four backing musicians for a salute to Canadian balladeer Gordon Lightfoot. The group’s work has developed into a stunning theatre

Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Felllowship 2nd Sunday Forum

July 12, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2nd Sunday Forum Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship When: Sunday, July 12th, 2015, 10:30 AM Where: BHK Campus, 700 Park Ave., enter on Waterworks Rd. The public is invited and is welcome to

Houghton County Historical Society's Summer Organ Recitals

July 12, 2015

HCHS presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Sunday July 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 House

Musical Mondays

July 13, 2015 7:00 PM

David Gerald grew up to the sounds of the blues and R&B music in his hometown, Detroit.  Gerald started playing guitar at the age of 16, influenced by Prince and 80’s rock guitarists. He

Adventures in History Series

July 14, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Historic Roads - Brockway Mountain Drive and Lakeshore Drive, Paul LaVanway.

Keweenaw Geomystery: Why is Native Copper Here?

July 14, 2015 7:00 PM

Join Geologist Bill Rose as he discusses the Geomysteries of the Keweenaw.

Letting the Natural World Inspire Poetry, Book signing and presentation.

July 15, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Deborah K. Frontiera, author of a wide variety of writing, will conduct a workshop on using nature to inspire us to write.  Come prepared with a notebook and pencil and try different forms of short

Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

July 16 - 30, 2015 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon cruise aboard the Ranger III through the Keweenaw Waterway.

Daniell Park Concert

July 16, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium.  Uncle Pete's All Star BBQ Blues Band will be playing.  Concessions will be available.  In case of inclement

Calumet All School Renuion

July 16 - 18, 2015

Join us for the Calumet All School Reunion with a Friday theme night food night, a memorial service, Alumni Basketball game and dinner.

Senior Girls State Softball Tournament

July 16 - 20, 2015

Keweenaw Little League (KLL) is proud to announce they have been selected to host the Senior Girls Softball Tournament.  Senior girls are 13 to 16 years of age.  Events will be held in Laurium

Wilmer Savela Exhibit Opening

July 16, 2015

Many remember Chassell's Wilmer Savela as a teacher, administrator, coach, mentor and friend.  After his retirement, he became a skilled wood carver, creating over 1000 carvings that decorate

Stained glass class

July 17, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn the copper foil method of stained glass & take home your suncatcher or jewelry creation today! Teens to senior citizens are welcome. Limited class size--sign up today! All supplies included.

Houghton County Historical Societys' Summer Organ Recitals

July 17, 2015

HCHS presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Friday, July 17th 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

40th Annual Canal Run

July 18, 2015 6:00 AM

Road Race

Tracking Workshop

July 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore the trails and shoreline of the Gratiot Lake Conservancy Preserve. Science teacher Brian Rajdl will show how to to track animals and to interpret the signs they leave behind including tracks, scats,

Lazy Days of Laurium

July 18, 2015 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The fifth annual Lazy Days of Laurium Festival features kids games and races, bounce house, live music, food and more. All profits improve the recreation area.

Geology, History, and Nature Hike at Estivant Pines NS

July 18, 2015 11:00 AM

Join geologist Erika Vye for a geology, history, and nature walk at the majestic Estivant Pines.  Explore how old-growth forests play a special role in promoting the overall health of our environment

Adventures in History Series

July 18, 2015 1:00 PM

Letters from a Civil War soldier, Mel Jones. 

Keweenaw Roller Girls

July 18, 2015 6:00 PM

Get Your Butts to the Bouts! Come and watch the Keweenaw Roller Girls battle it out against Northeastern Ohio's Audio Assault.

Annual End of the Road Car Show

July 18, 2015

The End of the Road Keweenaw Tour & Car Show brings car and truck enthusiasts to Copper Harbor in late July. The Cruise leaves from the Pat's IGA Parking lot on Sixth Street in Calumet and

Lake Superior Day

July 19, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Held at the Copper Harbor Boardwalk (end of 6th Street). An environmental awareness picnic activity celebrating the greatest lake in the world! Old-fashioned family fun. Fish Boil, hot dogs, beverages and

Musical Mondays

July 20, 2015 7:00 PM

Join us for the Keweenaw Heritage Center's Musical Mondays.  This week with Jim & Teri Enrietti.

Daniell Park Concert

July 23, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium.  Keweenaw Swing Band will be playing.  Concessions will be available.  In case of inclement weather, concerts will be

Concert By Chassell Youth

July 23, 2015

Enjoy the music of some of Chassell's most talented young singers and musicians at this concert benefitting the Chassell Heritage Center.

Stained glass class

July 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Teens to senior citizens, spend an afternoon learning stained glass...and take your completed suncatcher or jewelry home with you today! All supplies included in class price.

Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend

July 24 - 26, 2015

Improve your riding, meet new people and have a weekend of fun on the world class trails in Copper Harbor. Who should attend? Any woman that wants to improve their mountain bike skills. Yes, that means

Heritage Hymn Festival

July 25, 2015 7:00 PM

Join us for a joyous evening of a mass choir leading the audience in a beautiful service of moving ethnic hymns, sharing the faith heritage that Copper Country immigrants brought to the Keweenaw. If

Butterfly Field Trip at Black Creek NS

July 25, 2015 10:00 AM

Join Conservation Biologist and expert Lepidopterist, Jim Bess, for an enjoyable hike and a lesson in the identification of butterflies.  You'll want to have binoculars and cameras to help "capture"

Blessing of the Animals

July 26, 2015 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Annual blessing of the animals at the Phoenix Church.

Central Mine Reunion

July 26, 2015

111th annual Central Mine Reunion at the historic Central Church.  2 services at 9 am and 11 am.

Houghton County Historical Society's Summer Organ Recitals

July 26, 2015

HCHS presents the 2015 Summer Organ Recital Series on Sunday, July 26th 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

Lavas and the Keweenaw Rift

July 27, 2015

Lavas and the Keweenaw Rift: This trip focuses on the Keweenaw’s black rocks and it’s volcanic past - the site of Earth’s largest lava outpourings. Visit the great lava reefs and related shipwrecks

Our Ethnic Immigrant Story is Special

July 28, 2015 7:00 PM

Join Historian Sawyer Newman as he discusses our immigrant history.

Field trip: The Keweenaw Fault

July 28, 2015

Learn about the magnificent Keweenaw Fault, a massive thrust fault which split the peninsula lengthwise and uplifted rocks, including native copper, to a place where people could find it. Trace the Keweenaw

Field trip: Jacobsville Sandstone

July 29, 2015

The red rocks of the Keweenaw originate from the ancient, and once massive, Huron Mountains that eroded and filled the great valley of the Keweenaw Rift. View this stunning formation from a unique perspective

Daniell Park Concert

July 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the annual summer concert series in the heart of Laurium.  Jim & Teri Enrietti will be playing.  Concessions will be available.  In case of inclement weather, concerts will

Field trip: Copper Mining Waste of Lake Superior Today

July 30, 2015

The Keweenaw’s recent mining past is a distinctly visible part of the landscape. Learn about the dynamic lake processes that have scattered mining waste in Lake Superior and inland lakes. Highlights

Peregrine Falcons in the Keweenaw

July 30, 2015

Chassell's bird expert Joe Youngman presents details with lots of photos on the peregrines that have nested at the Lift Bridge for the last two years and on other falcons and nests in the Keweenaw

Stained glass class

July 31, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn the art of stained glass in an afternoon. Make a suncatcher or jewelry. All supplies included. Teens to senior citizens are welcome-limited class size, so pre-registering is suggested.

Canal Rock

July 31, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for an outdoor concert on the Portage Canal with Pasi Cats.

Farm Block Fest

July 31 - Aug 2, 2015

Farm Block Festival is put on as a fundraiser for the Dan Schmitt Gift of music fund. The fund provides instruments and music lessons for area youth. Farm Block Fest strives to create a safe, family

Copperman Triathlon

Aug 1, 2015

This event begins at 9:00AM at the Fort Wilkins boating access site. Participants will swim tranquil Lake Fanny Hooe, bike the rocky shores of Lake Superior and run through wilderness on shady roads. The

Sketching the Landscape in Watercolor

Aug 1 - 2, 2015

Artist marilynn Brandenburger is back by popular demand.  Group will meet indoors and out-of-doors at various Keweenaw locations including Eagle Harbor and Central.

Musical Mondays

Aug 3, 2015 7:00 PM

Join us for Musical Mondays this week with the Copper Country Community Band.

Keweenaw Mineral Days

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.

Houghton County Historical Societys' Summer Organ Recitals

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

Adventures in History Series

Aug 5, 2015 7:00 PM

The Parks of Lake Superior, Mike Pflaum