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!

PLANT SWAP

May 27, 2017

Free Senior Health & Fitness Day

May 31, 2017 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Anyone age 55 & older can attend Aspirus Fitness Center May 31st to work out for free! We will also have free beginner classes: 8am seated cardio drumming, 9am seated yoga, 10am seated senior strength.

THE HIGHWAYMEN LIVE – Tribute

June 2, 2017 7:30 PM

FIRST FRIDAY

June 2, 2017 8:30 PM

See a special photo display of the Carroll University students' projects.

Big Boy Weekend

June 2 - 4, 2017

A mountain bike skills weekend for the guys. Professional rider and industry veteran Phil Ott  leads up this three-day event catered to riders of all abilities. Participation is capped. Registration

16th Annual Walleye Fishing Tournament

June 3, 2017 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tournament is open on Portage Lake, Torch Lake, and Lac La Belle. Teams of 2 or more Anglers per boat - No Shore Fishing Fish 6 am until 4 pm - Scales open all day, fish must be released For Prizes: 3

Birdlife of the Keweenaw two-day Workshop

June 3, 2017 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gratiot Lake Conservancy (GLC) is sponsoring a workshop about Keweenaw birds. Dr. David Faspohler will teach this two Saturday workshop on basic bird biology, identification, and habitat associations.

Isle Royale Plant Identification Workshop

June 5 - 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration is open for an Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Assoc.-sponsored botany workshop on Isle Royale based at Rock Harbor June 5-10 traveling via the Ranger III ferry from Houghton, MI. This is the

Hancock Canal Rock

June 9, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Live music in the park with Cheap Therapy.

American Legion Tony Beach Memorial Ride & Bike Blessing

June 9 - 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Meet and Greet and Bike Show-Friday June 9th at 6 pm at Maple Leaf, Post 291, Lake Linden MI - Trophies will be awarded Bike Blessing and Fun Run June 10 at 11:30 am at Lakes Lounge Lake Linden MI -

Club Indigo

June 9, 2017

The Calumet Theatre presents the Club Indigo dinner at 6 pm on Friday, June 9 followed at 7:30 pm by the movie Tampopo.  Dinner reservations are requested.

Roller Derby

June 10, 2017

The Keweenaw Roller Girls meet the ShipWreck Alley Rollers at the Calumet Colosseum on Red Jacket Road on Saturday, June 10.  Doors open at 5 pm and the game starts at 6 pm.  Tickets are $5 at

Free FIshing Weekend

June 10 - 11, 2017

Keweenaw County Historical Museums Open

June 11, 2017

The following museums will be open for the 2017 season starting today: Bammert Blacksmith Shop, 8 am - 6 pm daily Phoenix Church of the Assumption, 8 am - 6 pm daily Eagle Harbor Lighthouse Complex,

Musical Mondays

June 12, 2017 7:30 PM

The Amazing Billy Strings Bluegrass phenom takes Northern Michigan music scene by storm. Article by Northern Express

Eagle River Museum Opens for the Season

June 14, 2017

Will be open on Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays with docents present from 12 pm - 3 pm.

Bridgefest

June 15 - 18, 2017

The weekend celebration includes a wide range of events including outdoor concerts, sporting events, and the annual Bridgefest parade and Jon Davis Memorial Fireworks. The waterfront is a scenic venue

Club Indigo: Tampopo

June 16, 2017 6:00 PM

Dinner reservations are requested by 5:00pm Friday, June 6th.

Pine Mountain Music Festival

June 17, 2017 7:30 PM

The Pine Mountain Music Festival presents Opera Scenes at 7:30 pm at the Rozsa Center on US-41 in Houghton.

Houghton Farmer's Market

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

Shop every Tuesday through late October! 

Sara Pajunen & Rachael Kilgour

June 21, 2017 7:30 PM

 Sara Pajunen is a Minneapolis-based violinist, composer, and creator. Described as ‘an amazingly versatile musician who now counts among the most ambitious and notable practitioners

Hancock Canal Rock

June 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us in the park for live music with the Country Drifters.

Pine Mountain Music Festival

June 23, 2017 7:30 PM

The Pine Mountain Music Festival presents the Joshua Davis at 7:30 pm at the Orpheum Theater on Quincy Street in Hancock.

Hanka Homestead Family Day

June 23, 2017

Dancing and Cultural Activities. Belgian Draft Horses (skidding logs). Horse-drawn Wagon Rides. Finnish Language and Folk Music Workshops. Rug Loom and Blacksmithing Demonstrations. Live Music and

Pine Mountain Music Festival

June 24, 2017 7:30 PM

The Pine Mountain Music Festival presents the Bergonzi String Quartet at 7:30 pm at the Rozsa Center on US-41 in Houghton.

ENCAUSTICS WITH GRAYDON

June 24, 2017

Encaustics painting is also known as hot wax painting. Class fee: $72.00 A $35 nonrefundable preregistration fee is required for the class.

Longest Day Fishing Tournament

June 24, 2017

Join us for the Longest Day Fishing Tournament with an 18' Chris-Craft Speedboat and Trailer to be given as a door prize! (Must be present to win) Over $3600 in cash prizes! Spend a day fishing

Pine Mountain Music Festival

June 24, 2017

The Pine Mountain Music Festival presents a free children's concert by the Bergonzi String Quartet at 1 pm at the Portage Lake Library in Houghton.