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!

Kid's Fit Camp (ages 8-12)

June 14 - July 28, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kids age 8-12 can enjoy this twice weekly camp with fun, exercise based activities! Class is held every Tues & Thurs Jne 14-July 28 10-11am (except July 5th & 7th). Parents can also buy a 12 visit punch

Museum/Grounds Opening

June 18 - Sept 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Museum and Grounds will be open for the summer of 2016 on June 18th, Saturday. The Museum and grounds are open daily from noon to 4:00 p.m. throughout the summer. Note** We are staffed by volunteers

Musical Monday

June 27, 2016 7:00 PM

These popular Monday night concerts are back!  The Copper Country Community Band will be playing in the upper level of the Heritage Center.  Donations are accepted.

International Symposium on Society and Resource Management

June 22 - 27, 2016

400 academics, students, agency and non- profit staff will be attending the 22nd International Conference and will likely be recreating in the area before and after the conference.

Youth Art Immersion

June 27 - July 1, 2016

Balance For Life Exercise Class

June 28, 2016 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Whether are new to exercise, or you feel that you need some work developing your balance, this gentle exercise class is for you! Held every Tues & Thurs 8-8:50am at Aspirus Fitness Center 342 Hecla St

Cardio Drumming Exercise Class

June 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Cardio Drumming is a fun way to exercise to music. All ages can participate in this enjoyable class where you sweat & smile as you burn calories! Held every Tues, Thurs & Sat 9-9:50am at Aspirus Fitness

Glen Miller Orchestra

June 30, 2016 7:30 PM

The most popular and sought after big band in the world for both concert and swing dance engagements, with its unique jazz sound, the Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.

Canal Rock 2016

June 10 - Aug 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us at Porvoo Park  every Friday night for a live concert on the waterfront in Hancock.

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

July 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Farmer's Market to take place on 6th St. in Downtown Calumet. Next to the historic Calumet Theater, Saturday's June 18th through October 10a-2p.

Red Jacket Trolley Coach Tour to Atlantic Mine

July 4, 2016 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Two Tours of historical sites in Atlantic Mine. 1st one at 12:15 p.m. 2nd one at 3:00 p.m. after parade in South Range.

Copper Harbor's Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2016

Watch our annual parade at 10:00 am. Then, starting at noon, kids games and a cookout by the Copper Harbor Volunteer Fire Department in the Township Park. And of course a fantastic fireworks display at

Annual Member Dinner

July 5, 2016 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Annual get-together of CRHS members & friends. Program features Mary (Kokko) Davis playing role as "Mary Wheatley-A Lady of the Lakes." Short business meeting. Robert B. Bergdahl Award.

Live Lecture Series

July 5, 2016 7:00 PM

Our lecture series this summer is titled "Calumet Strong".  Tonight our topic is Keeping Our Schools Strong by speaker Darryl Pierce, Superintendent at CLK Schools.  Lecture will be

Movie Magic Film Series

July 6 - 27, 2016 7:00 PM

Join us for our Movie Magic Film Series where every Wednesday during the month of July the Calumet Theatre will play a family friendly movie on the historic big screen for just $1!  Check out the

Daniell Park Concert

July 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a concert in the park!  Tonight Dave Pomroy & the Variations will be playing! In case of inclement weather, concerts are held at the George Gipp Arena.  Concessions are available,

The Story of Keweenaw County’s Ten Townships

July 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Throughout its history political and economic forces have formed and reformed the shape of township boundaries in Keweenaw County, which includes Isle Royale. Townships were formed, abandoned, reformed

Club Indigo presents King Kong

July 8, 2016 6:00 PM

Join us for dinner and a movie at the Calumet Theatre.  Dinner will be served at 6 pm with King Kong starting at 7:15.  Please call at least a day ahead of time if you wish to attend the dinner.

Copper Country Strawberry Festival

July 8 - 9, 2016

The 2016 Copper Country Strawberry Festival, also known as the Chassell Strawberry Festival, will be held Friday, July 8th and Saturday, July 9th, 2016.  The public is welcome to attend the Berry

59th Annual Coca Cola International Frisbee Tournament

July 9 - 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

59th Annual Coca Cola International Frisbee Tournament Come out and watch the intensity of the first Frisbee sport, Guts, that paved the way for the rest. Players from around the world will be in attendance. The

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

July 9, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Farmer's Market to take place on 6th St. in Downtown Calumet. Next to the historic Calumet Theater, Saturday's June 18th through October 10a-2p.

Keweenaw Roller Girls Roller Derby

July 9, 2016 5:00 PM

Join the Keweenaw Roller Girls as they take on the East Lansing Mitten Mavens

Lake Linden Farmers Market

July 9 - Oct 1, 2016

The Farmer's Market will be held every Saturday, July - October (10 AM - 2 PM). This family friendly market showcases farm fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, local entertainment, hand crafted

Run the Keweenaw

July 9 - 10, 2016

Run to your heart's content over this two day challenge.  Events include Mt. Baldy Summit Run, 12 K Copper Harbor Trails Challenge and Non-Competitive Run/Hike, 2K Junior Trail Run and the 25K

HCHS 2016 Summer Organ Recitals

July 10, 2016 7:00 PM

The Houghton County Historical Society presents the first in the 2016 Summer Organ Recitals on Sunday July 10th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (Old Congregational Church - corner

Unity - the Band

July 11, 2016 7:30 PM

Part of the Musical Mondays Series, Unity… Band is an award-winning original roots reggae group based in Wisconsin. Their intense touring schedule of varied venues around the Midwest has honed

Youth Art Immersion

July 11 - 15, 2016

Auditions - Vaudeville at the Calumet Theatre

July 12, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Calumet Drama Club is seeking volunteer performers to perform in their upcoming Vaudeville Shows. Open to ALL ages and all types of family-friendly acts. Vaudeville is a series of unrelated acts

Follow an Immigrants Footsteps

July 12, 2016 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

A guided walk takes you along the same path as newly arrived immigrants to Calumet.

Live Lecture Series

July 12, 2016 7:00 PM

Our lecture series this summer is titled "Calumet Strong".  Tonight our topic is Keeping Our Hospital Strong by speaker Chick Nelson from Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital.  Lecture will be

Black Creek Nature Sanctuary - Thistle Eradication Work Day

July 13, 2016 10:00 AM

Invasive thistles have invaded an area adjacent to Black Creek within the sanctuary.  Join us for a work session to pull those thistles and be rewarded for your hard work with a picnic on the beach.

Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

July 14, 2016 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon cruise aboard the Ranger III through the Keweenaw Waterway.  Board at 12:30 pm and return at 3:30 pm.  For more information or reservations call or visit the Isle

Daniell Park Concerts

July 14, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a concert in the park!  Tonight Dave Pomroy & the Variations will be playing! In case of inclement weather, concerts are held at the George Gipp Arena.  Concessions are available,

Vaudeville at the Calumet Theatre

July 14, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Calumet High School Drama Club is bringing Vaudeville back to the historic Calumet Theatre. Vaudeville is a series of unrelated acts performed in rapid succession. Very Popular in the United States in

Houghton County Historical Society's 2016 Summer Organ Recitals

July 15, 2016 7:00 PM

The Houghton County Historical Society and The Organists of Keweenaw present the second in the 2016 Summer Organ Recitals on Friday, July 15th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (Old

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

July 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Farmer's Market to take place on 6th St. in Downtown Calumet. Next to the historic Calumet Theater, Saturday's June 18th through October 10a-2p.

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

July 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Farmer's Market to take place on 6th St. in Downtown Calumet. Next to the historic Calumet Theater, Saturday's June 18th through October 10a-2p.

Canal Run

July 16, 2016

The Canal Run was started in 1975, and is the premier running event in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Following the rolling hills along the Portage Lake Shipping Canal, the Canal Run offers three distances

End O the Road Car Show

July 16, 2016

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

Dueling Pianos, A ballroom Event

July 18, 2016 7:00 PM

Part of the Musical Mondays Series, this event takes place in the Red Jacket Ballroom and is all about fun! The evening features beverages, plentiful hors d’oeuvres, two pianos with talented entertainers,

Auditions - Vaudeville at the Calumet Theatre

July 19, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Calumet Drama Club is seeking volunteer performers to perform in their upcoming Vaudeville Shows. Open to ALL ages and all types of family-friendly acts. Vaudeville is a series of unrelated acts

Copper Cargo

July 19, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Masses, and Barrels of Native, Stamped and Kiln Copper were transported from our local mines to Detroit and New York. What ships carried the copper? How much did they carry? What historical events occurred

Live Lecture Series

July 19, 2016 7:00 PM

Our lecture series this summer is titled "Calumet Strong".  Tonight our topic is Keeping Our Community Arts Strong by MTU Professor Richelle Winkler.  Lecture will be held in the lower

Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

July 21, 2016 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon cruise aboard the Ranger III through the Keweenaw Waterway.  Board at 12:30 pm and return at 3:30 pm.  For more information or reservations call or visit the Isle

Daniell Park Concerts

July 21, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a concert in the park!  Tonight Uncle Pete's BBQ Blues Band will be playing! In case of inclement weather, concerts are held at the George Gipp Arena.  Concessions are available,

Vaudeville at the Calumet Theatre

July 21, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Calumet High School Drama Club is bringing Vaudeville back to the historic Calumet Theatre. Vaudeville is a series of unrelated acts performed in rapid succession. Very Popular in the United States in

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

July 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local Farmer's Market to take place on 6th St. in Downtown Calumet. Next to the historic Calumet Theater, Saturday's June 18th through October 10a-2p.

The Blooze Brothers

July 23, 2016 7:30 PM

Those wacky but soulful Blooze Brothers are on the loose again! As they’ve been doing for over 25 years, the Blooze Brothers have made parole.  Despite the best of intentions, they’ve

Quincy Smelter Tours

July 23, 2016

Houghton County Historical Society's 2016 Summer Organ Recitals

July 24, 2016 7:00 PM

The Houghton County Historical Society and The Organists of Keweenaw present the third in the 2016 Summer Organ Recitals on Sunday, July 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the HCHS Heritage Center in Lake Linden (Old

Keweenaw Geoheritage Tours - Lava and the Rift

July 25, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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 along the shoreline from Eagle

Auditions - Vaudeville at the Calumet Theatre

July 25, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Calumet Drama Club is seeking volunteer performers to perform in their upcoming Vaudeville Shows. Open to ALL ages and all types of family-friendly acts. Vaudeville is a series of unrelated acts

Musical Monday

July 25, 2016 7:00 PM

These popular Monday night concerts are back!  The Yesterday's Wine will be playing in the upper level of the Heritage Center.  Donations are accepted.

Keweenaw Mineral Days

July 25 - 30, 2016

A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum for registered participants Monday July 25 through Saturday July 30. - Free admission to the Museum Monday July 25 through Saturday July 30. - Select Minerals (glass

Keweenaw Geoheritage Tours - The Keweenaw Fault

July 26, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

This trip highlights 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 Estivant Pines: Preserving and Interpreting the Keweenaw

July 26, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In the late 1960's a movement began to save the Estivant Pines, one of the last old-growth stands of white pine, located near Copper Harbor. Charles Eshbach, Historian, Naturalist, Guide and Author, will

Adventure Hike at Quincy Mine Grounds

July 26, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a 1-2 mile surface tour hike over uneven ground.  Closed toe shoes are recommended.

Phil Lynch Quartet

July 26, 2016 7:30 PM

Once upon a time there were four pubic school educators who shared a love of jazz and the classic American songs, along with a desire to contribute to the quality of life in Upper Michigan. Now here we

Keweenaw Geoheritage Tours - Jacobsville Sandstone

July 27, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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

Little Brothers-Friend of the Elderly Volunteer Orientation

July 27, 2016

Volunteer Orientation: Little Brothers urgently needs volunteer drivers to provide safe, reliable transportation for the elderly to their medical appointments. Volunteers should have a valid driver’s