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!

Daniell Park Concert

Aug 21, 2014 7:00 PM

The Keweenaw Swing Band will perform at tonight's free concert at Daniell Park in Laurium at 7 pm. Remember to bring a comfy blanket or chair to sit in. If it rains, the performance will be moved to

Downtown Concert

Aug 21, 2014 7:00 PM

Join us for a Downtown Concert on the Wells Fargo Deck starting at 7 pm.

Geology of the Chassell Area

Aug 21, 2014 7:00 PM

Bill Rose brings our local geological heritage to life in an entertaining way. Learn about the area's geology to make exploring your surroundings more intersting than ever! Program starts at 7 pm.

Houghton County Fair

Aug 21 - 25, 2014

The Houghton County Fair takes place at the Fairgrounds off Birch Street in Hancock Thursday, August 21 through Sunday, August 24 and includes exhibits, a carnival, demolition derby, horse pull, monster

Canal Rock Concert

Aug 22, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Night Waterfront Music 6pm to 9pm (times may vary) Porvoo Park, foot of Tezcuco Street Band: See Alice

The Geoheritage of the Keweenaw

Aug 22, 2014 7:00 PM

Join us at 7 pm for a tour from a billion years ago to the present as told by rocks of the Keweenaw.

Canal Rock Concert

Aug 22 - 23, 2014

Friday Night Waterfront Music 6pm to 9pm (times may vary) Porvoo Park, foot of Tezcuco Street Band: Lena Maude

Farmer's Market

Aug 22 - Nov 1, 2014

Looking for some fresh fruits or veggies locally grown? Stop out at 400 W. Sharon Avenue every Friday from 1 to 6 pm and every Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm for Houghton's Farmer's Market.

Hancock Tori

Aug 20 - Nov 1, 2014 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.

Douglas Houghton Monument 100th Anniversary

Aug 23 - 24, 2014

Douglas Houghton Monument 100th Anniversary Alan Johnson, Historian This monument is composed of notable rocks from the copper and iron ranges of Upper Michigan. It honors Michigan’s first Geologist

Hancock Tori

Aug 23 - 24, 2014

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.

Hanka Homestead Family Heritage Day

Aug 23 - 24, 2014

Join us for the Hanka Homestead Family Heritage Day from 1-7 pm. There will be family heritage workshops all day long with Superior A's Model A club Vehicles on display and a bonfire at 6 pm with music

MTU Orientation

Aug 23 - 25, 2014

Come explore MTU before classes start!

Thimbleberry Band

Aug 25 - 26, 2014

Join us at the Keweenaw Heritage Center for this week's musical monday presentation. Show starts at 7 pm and a free offering will be taken.

Navigating a Flightpath

Aug 27 - 28, 2014

Join Melissa Hronkin from 6:30- to 8 pm as she shares her knowledge of beekeeping and local nectar sources that honeybees love. Melissa will also discuss how flowers offer insects nectar and pollen as

Downtown Concert

Aug 28, 2014 7:00 PM

Join us for a Downtown Concert on the Wells Fargo Deck starting at 7 pm. This week it's the Peter Lorre Band!

Musical variety Fund Raiser

Aug 28, 2014 7:00 PM

You're sure to enjoy this musical evening with Jackie Jahfetson, Kris Kyro, Oren Tikkanen and Dave Bezotte as they share their favorite songs from a wide variety of musical styles. Free will offerings

4th Thursday in History; Copper Country Streetcars

Aug 28, 2014

As mine towns grew, so did the demand for better transportation. Streetcar service would begin in 1900 but decline as mines closed, and cease operation in 1932. Join MTU Professor of Civil Environmental

Solar System Smackdown

Aug 30, 2014 6:00 PM

The Keweenaw Roller Girls Present the Solar System Smackdown Martian Mutilators vs. Venus Vixens at the Houghton County Arena. Doors open at 6, game starts at 7 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at

Bells Beer Copper Harbor Trails Festival

Aug 30 - 31, 2014

Bell’s Beer Copper Harbor Trails Festival. 17 & 27 mile mountain bike races, Jr. Fat Tire races, Enduro races, awards, food & beverages & live music following the race. For more information

Rice Lake Log Home Tour

Sept 7, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hosted by Bootjack Fire & Rescue Auxilary, tour 5 different log homes from 1-4 pm and have a chance to win prizes and have refreshments at LLH Sportsmen's Club. Kemp's Portage Lake Log Homes

Parade of Nations

Sept 13, 2014

Multi-Cultural Festival in the Houghton and Hancock areas. Parade, cultural food festival, games and entertainment. For more information call (906) 487-1890 or visit www.mtu.edu/international/events-programs/parade-nations

12th Annual Copper Harbor Chili Cook Off

Sept 20, 2014

Think you have the best chili around? Well bring it on up to the 12th Annual Copper Harbor Chili Cook Off and find out!

Keweenaw Adventure Company's 20th Anniversary Special

Aug 20 - Sept 20, 2014

Join us on July 20th, August 20th and September 20th for $20 Mountain Bike Shuttle Day-Passes