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!

Hancock Tori

June 7 - Oct 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Wednesday and Saturday through October.

Calumet Farmer's Market

June 17 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Saturday through October.

Lake Linden Farmer's Market

July 8 - Oct 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop every Saturday into October.

Hancock Canal Rock

Aug 18, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us in the park for live music with the Superior Pipes & Drums and the Celtic Quartet.

Ft Wilkins Summer Programs

Aug 18, 2017 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

Explorer Programs

Aug 18, 2017

Squatch Hunters! - Is he out there?!  Come see for yourself as we search for bigfoot on the Bear Lake Trails.  Bring shoes that you can hike in and meet by the flagpole. A Recreation Passport

Explorer Programs

Aug 18, 2017

American Beaver - Find out every little fact about the American Beaver and how every single body part is crucial to its survival in its environment.  Meet at the shelter by the flagpole. A Recreation

Photo Contest

Aug 14 - Sept 30, 2017

For all non-professional photographers.  Go enjoy the NWC Natural Areas and enter your best photos at www.northwoodsconservancy.org 2017 photo contest page.  It's fun, easy and you could

Quincy Ranger Program

Aug 18, 2017

Twining with Bonny Lynn

Aug 7 - 28, 2017

Learn the art of Twining with Bonny Lynn on Mondays, AUGUST 7, AUGUST 14 and AUGUST 28. Please note there is NO class on Monday, August 21. Class fee is $85, Materials fee is $50. Materials fee is

Beginning Stained Glass Class

Aug 19, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Teens through senior citizens can learn the copper foil method of stained glass. $20 includes class & all supplies. Take home your completed project that day! Held at Lake Linden Farmer's Market at M-26

Copper Foil Stained Glass Class at Lake Linden Farmer's Market

Aug 19, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Teens through senior citizens can take this class where you learn to cut, grind, foil & solder stained glass! Your choice of several designs & colors. $20 includes class & all supplies-take your finished

Copper Foil Stained Glass Class at Lake Linden Farmer's Market

Aug 19, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Teens through senior citizens can take this class where you learn to cut, grind, foil & solder stained glass! Your choice of several designs & colors. $20 includes class & all supplies-take your finished

Music of Keweenaw’s Historic Past

Aug 19, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Audiences were delighted by Susan Byykkonen’s performance last year and asked for more. In response to that request we have scheduled a concert Saturday August 19th at 2:00 p.m. Susan will again be

2017 U.P. Authors Book Signing

Aug 19 - 20, 2017

It's time to celebrate the art of books at Grandpa's Barn during Copper Harbor's Annual Art in the Park!  Come sit on the porch and chat with some of your favorite Upper Peninsula authors

Art in the Park

Aug 19 - 20, 2017

The two day event has been going strong since 1987. With over 60 artisans and crafters the show offers a large variety of amazing items.

Explorer Programs

Aug 19, 2017

Campfires and Stories - Have a blast and join us at the fire pit in the day use area and share your favorite stories and jokes with each other.  Enjoy a smore or two as well!! A Recreation Passport

Great Deer Chase

Aug 19, 2017

The Aspirus Great Deer Chase showcases the Swedetown Recreation Area summer trail system. Proceeds support the continued creation and maintenance of mountain bike trails at Swedetown as well as a bike

MTU Move In Weekend

Aug 19 - 20, 2017

Welcome new and returning students back to MTU and the Keweenaw Peninsula.

Quincy Smelter Tour

Aug 19, 2017

Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Tours start on the hour with the last tour beginning at 2 PM. Each tour lasts approximately an hour. Since this is a former industrial site, we recommend wearing

Explorer Programs

Aug 19, 2017

Sand Castle Contest - Put your skills to the test and see who can build the best sand castle.  Meet at the main pavilion and come prepared to be on the beach.  If you want you can bring your

Chicken BBQ and Fun day Fundraiser

Aug 20, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fun for the Whole Family! Toivola Vol Fire Dept Fun day and Chicken BBQ. Kids games, 1/2 hour raffles, cash raffle, Wooden Chest Raffle, and new this year, a Chicken BBQ starting to serve at 1:00pm. Tickets

Nature-Friendly Gardening Series: improve Your Soil

Aug 20, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Volunteers from the Master Gardener program will provide information on the important role of healthy soils for garden success and describe how soil testing, compost, and amendments can be used to improve

Organ Recital "Music and Stories for Small Pipe Organs"

Aug 20, 2017 7:00 PM

Fr. Corbin Eddy will perform a recital of music written specifically for small pipe organs, and tell some stories about the music. He will be playing an 1874 tracker organ, believed to be among the five

View the Solar Eclipse from Quincy Hill

Aug 21, 2017 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

On August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will cross the continental United States. The total solar eclipse will travel from Oregon to South Carolina and cross over 21 national park units and 7 trails. Here

KYP Presents: Disconnecting with Technology, The Mystery of Digital Burnout Solved

Aug 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP) is hosting “Disconnecting with Technology: The Mystery of Digital Burnout Solved, presented by Jeremiah Baumann. People tend to blame technology for keeping them

Musical Monday

Aug 21, 2017 7:00 PM

Enjoy an evening in Calumet with shopping, dining and great entertainment with Ron lahti and Dick Storm.

Houghton Farmer's Market

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

Shop every Tuesday through late October! 

Guided Hike at Hungarian Falls

Aug 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join the Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers and Hungarian Falls champion Clay Hixson for a guided hike to the falls. Learn about Leave No Trace ethics and what inspired Clay to lead the charge to protect

Guided Geoheritage Hike at Hungarian Falls

Aug 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn about the varied geology found at the Hungarian Falls gorge with Erika Vye from Keweenaw Geoheritage and Leave No Trace techniques from the Traveling Trainers as you hike around this beautiful area.

Calumet Ranger Program

Aug 23, 2017

Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

Aug 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon cruise aboard the Ranger III.  Board at 12:00 pm and return at 3:00 pm.

Daniell Park Concerts

Aug 24, 2017 8:30 PM

Listen to the music of the Copper Country Community Band from 7 to 8:30 pm.  In case of inclement weather, concert will be held at the George Gipp Arena on Isle Royale Street.  Concessions

Chassell Summer Programs

Aug 24, 2017

The Mineral Range’s South Range Branch – Railroad historian Mark Worrall presents the history of the south branch of the Mineral Range Railroad from Keweenaw Bay to Mass City based on his research

Houghton County Fair

Aug 24 - 27, 2017

It offers a great opportunity to come out and have a great time with friends and family with entertainment ranging from livestock shows, demoliton and off road derby, Youth Talent Show.

Houghton Summer Concert Series

Aug 24, 2017

Enjoy the music of Uncle Pete's BBQ Blues Band at 7 pm at Kestner Waterfront Park.

Calumet Ranger Program

Aug 25, 2017

MTU Orientation Weekend

Aug 25 - 27, 2017

Parent and Family Orientation will start on Saturday evening with a Parent Welcome and Opening Session, and will be followed by more events specially created for the family members of first-year students

Keweenaw BrewFest

Aug 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fun, waterfront event with beer, food, and live music. Over 45 breweries represented.

Hungarian Falls Celebration with Keweenaw Brewgrass

Aug 26, 2017 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Celebrate Hungarian Falls with the Keweenaw Land Trust and Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers! In 2013 we worked together to purchase the uppermost falls, and today we gather to celebrate their protection

Musical Monday

Aug 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Enjoy an evening in Calumet with shopping, dining and great entertainment with the KSO Quintet.

Farmer's Market Story Walk

Aug 29, 2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Enjoy the story displayed page by page as you explore the Farmer’s Market! Then head into the library for light refreshments and a craft! Free to the community. Bring your family and join the fun!

Calumet Ranger Program

Aug 30, 2017

Chassell Summer Programs

Aug 31, 2017

Musical Evening with Mark Oliver, Dave Bezotte & Friends – Enjoy an entertaining evening of popular vocal music from a wide range of styles including swing, ballads, musical theater, country/western

Houghton Summer Concert Series

Aug 31, 2017

Enjoy the music of Outlaw'd at 7 pm at Kestner Waterfront Park.

FIRST FRIDAY

Sept 1, 2017 8:30 PM

See the exhibit of Marilyn Damman Mail Art.

Bell's Beer Copper Harbor Trails Festival

Sept 1 - 3, 2017

The annual Labor Day Weekend event features short and long Enduro races, short and long XC courses, Downhill Race, and a Junior Fat Tire event (for kids 14 & under), and a new 10K Trail Run. Enjoy

Dinner & Movie Series

Sept 1, 2017

The Dinner & Movie Series presents All Quiet on the Western Front at 7:30 pm.  Dinner is served at 6 pm.  Dinner reservations are requested by 5:00pm Friday, August 25th.

Quincy Ranger Program

Sept 1, 2017

SISU Challenge

Sept 2, 2017

Challenge Yourself.  Build Comradery.  Support a Good Cause.   8:00 AM: Team check-in at Chutes and Ladders 9:00 AM: Start 5k course (3-5 members per team).  Race through obstacles

11th Annual Geocaching at Fort Wilkins

Sept 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park will be holding its 11th Annual Geocaching Event on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Copper Harbor, Michigan on September 9th, 2017. The event will begin with registration starting

Quincy Smelter Tour

Sept 9, 2017

Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM.  Tours start on the hour with the last tour beginning at 2 PM. Each tour lasts approximately an hour. Since this is a former industrial site, we recommend wearing

Annual Memorial Mass

Sept 10, 2017 1:30 PM

The Keweenaw's Premier Golf Outing

Sept 13, 2017 9:00 AM

The public is welcome to the Keweenaw's Premier Golf Outing sponsored by the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce.  The event includes green fees, lunch, golf cart and 2 drink tickets.  $10.000 hole

Neil Woodward in Concert

Sept 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come and join Neil Woodward, and enjoy an evening of music by Michigan’s Troubadour. Hear old songs, new songs, songs of the Keweenaw and elsewhere played on a variety of instruments. Enjoy an ice

Holocaust Survivor from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Sept 13, 2017 7:30 PM

Rozsa Lecture "Survivor: A Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor from the Survivors Speakers Bureau of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum” The Museum’s Office of Survivor

Parade of Nations

Sept 16, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The 28th annual Parade of Nations will take place on Saturday, September 16th. The 2017 theme is "Think Globally, Celebrate Locally." The parade will begin at 11:00 am in Hancock and will

SOBERFEST COMMUNITY POTLUCK

Sept 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Afternoon of fun, games, food, and live music WITHOUT ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCES to celebrate sobriety.

Roller Derby

Sept 16, 2017

The Keweenaw Roller Girls meet the Kingsford Krush at the Calumet Colosseum on Red Jacket Road on Saturday, September 16.  Doors open at 5 pm and the game starts at 6 pm.  Tickets are $5 at the

China Gold

Sept 16, 2017 7:30 PM

This spectacular international presentation features many feats of strength, speed, and agility. With uplifting choreography and cinematic music, China Gold is a sheer spectacle sure to captivate any audience.