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!

Lake Linden Farmers Market

July 5 - Oct 18, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Local produce, breads, gluten-free baked goods, coffee, crafts, honey & mead, plus live music in the park, right on M26. Every year starting the Saturday after the 4th until it gets too cold in October!

French Canadian Dance

Oct 1, 2014 7:00 PM

Dance to the music of The Thimbleberry Band (Libby Meyer on fiddle; Anna Gawboy on concertina; Oren Tikkanen on guitar, banjo and vocals; Matt Durocher on bass; and David Bezotte on accordion and vocals)

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.

French Canadian Week Celebration

Oct 2, 2014 7:00 PM

The Chassell Heritage Center will present a special program to celebrate Michigan’s French-Canadian Heritage Week with a special musical program. Maple Sugar Folk will lead some traditional French-Canadian

Gun & Knife Show

Oct 3, 2014 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for good food, guns, knives and taxidermists.  All proceeds from this event are used for the Supplemental Deer Feeding Program.

Omega House Benefit & Concert

Oct 3, 2014 7:00 PM

Enjoy a great night of music, and help raise money for the Omega House Hospice. For a $15.00 cover charge, you can hear Michael Waite of Marquette, Bob Hiltunen and Hi Rock n' Roll, and Marshall Weathersby,

Calumet Farmers and Artisans Market

Oct 3, 2014

The Calumet Farmers and Artisans Market will is held each Saturday from 9:00 until 4:00, and the first Friday of each month from 6:00 until 8:00, inside the Miners and Merchants Building. The market features

Calumet First Friday

Oct 3, 2014

The First Friday event in Calumet will feature displays and open houses at many of the art galleries and businesses in town during the evening.

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.

Fall Writing Workshop

Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Laura Smyth (MFA Columbia) and Suzanne Van Dam (MFA University of Southern Maine) will provide writing prompts and editing exercises to help you uncover your stories and plants seeds for new ones.  Writers

Gun & Knife Show

Oct 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for good food, guns, knives, and taxidermists.  All proceeds from this event are used for the Supplemental Deer Feeding Program

Mont Ripley Chair Lift Rides

Oct 4 - 5, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Take a ride up the chair lift for a view of MTU campus, Portage Lake, and Houghton in their fall color glory.

Mount Bohemia Scenic Chair Lift Rides

Oct 4 - 5, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Enjoy Mount Bohemia's scenic chair lift as a great place to check out the fall colors and a great view.

1910 Fruitgum Company

Oct 4, 2014 7:30 PM

The Calumet Theatre is bringing back the upbeat sound of the 1960s with the 1910 Fruitgum Company.

St. Paul the Apostle Fall festival

Oct 4, 2014

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Calumet will be hosting its annual Fall Festival. Bingo will be held Saturday evening at 6:30. Following the 10:00 Sunday Mass with polka music, a feast of ethnic

Cider Making at Central

Oct 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cider Making at Central (All Ages) Tom Hall, Ron Lahti, Pat Ryan Come and make cider from the heritage apples at Central. Pick your apples ahead of time or bring baskets to pick the apples at Central.

Music-o-rama

Oct 4, 2014 7:30 PM

A celebration of music at Michigan Tech starts at 7:30 pm. You can purchase tickets by calling 906-487-2073.

Ride Against Abuse

Oct 6, 2014 6:00 PM

A motorcycle ride against abuse starting in front of the AmericInn in Calumet and ending at Chutes and Ladders in Houghton.  Let's help create an awareness of Domestic Violence.  If you are

Keweenaw ATV Annual Meeting

Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM

Join us for our Annual ATV Club meeting.

Pickin in the Parlor

Oct 6, 2014 7:00 PM

Pizza, beer and FREE music...What more could you ask for? Bring an instrument and join in, or just come to listen:)

Wool Felted Coasters with Eve Lindsey

Oct 8 - 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This is a beginning weave class.  Learn to wind a warp and weave a set of coasters.  Trim the edges and try them out with friends, a fire, and some hot cocoa.  You will have coasters for

Digital Photography Exploration

Oct 9 - 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Interested in becoming more familiar with your digital camera and some easy editing apps?  Join art educator and photographer Melissa Hronklin in an exploration of these topics.  All you need

Ben Daniels Band

Oct 9, 2014 8:30 PM

5th Annual Goods & Srvices Auction

Oct 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our 5th annual Goods & Services Auction with Adventure tours and other special items up for bid.

Club Indigo

Oct 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for dinner and a movie at the Calumet Theatre.  This month we're showing "October Sky" a true life story about 4 kids in the late 50's torn between starting work in the coal

MTU Family Weekend

Oct 10 - 12, 2014

It's family weekend at Michigan Tech. Enjoy a weekend full of activities and some quality time with your student during one of the most beautiful times in the Keweenaw, fall color season!

Mont Ripley Chair Lift Rides

Oct 11 - 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Take a ride up the chair lift to catch the beautiful views of Portage Lake, Houghton and MTU campus.

Quincy Smelter Tour

Oct 11, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

See an intact copper smelter with our guides taking you through many of the buildings that makes up this facility. See the huge furnace where 50,000 pounds of copper ore was melted. A large circular casting

Oktoberfest

Oct 11, 2014 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for Oktoberfest with Live Music, 10 German Beers, and Great German Food.  Contests will be held for the Best Dressed Couple and the family with the most generations.

Night at the Museum

Oct 11, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The fourth annual Night at the Museum fundraiser for the Carnegie Museum will be held at the museum. Enjoy an Oktoberfest-themed evening, with brats, pretzels, gourmet treats, wine and beer tasting from

The Wrong Omar: Joey Shaheen

Oct 11, 2014 8:30 PM

Vive Latino! Festival of Ibero-American Music

Oct 11, 2014 7:30 PM

Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Noted Argentinian conductor, Luis Gorelik, leads the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra in an electrifying evening of South American musica. with classics from Columbia, Ecuador, Chile,

Pie Social & Silent Auction

Oct 12, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

$5 donation gets you a generous piece of homemade pie & a drink. (Extra pie available). Also huge silent auction. All proceeds benefit Bootjack Fire & Rescue Foundation.

Beginning Project: Metal Clay leaves

Oct 16 - Nov 6, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn 2 techniques in metal clay.  Learn how to choose a leaf, how to use liquid silver, how to use metal clay to make a bail and a toggle for a completed necklace and learn how to cut and make a

Eggs and Issues

Oct 16, 2014

The Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will present an Eggs and Issues session at the Irish Times in Laurium. Leaders of the CopperDog 150 will lead the session. Eggs and Issues is free to Keweenaw

Baby with the Bathwater

Oct 16 - 25, 2014 7:30 PM

Michigan Tech Theatre Company Directed by Patricia Helsel Baby with the Bathwater, play by Christopher Durang, is a hilarious satire on bringing up baby. Raising a child is challenging under the best circumstances

Robin Hood

Oct 17, 2014 7:00 PM

For more than 40 years, the Missoula Children’s Theatre has opened both hearts and minds of children to the possibility of achievement through creativity and teamwork that they learn during

The Accidentals

Oct 17, 2014 8:30 PM

Lake Superior Performance Rally

Oct 17 - 19, 2014

Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), billed as one of the meanest, toughest pro rallies in North America. For more information visit www.lsprorally.com. Tentative.

Hannah Bethel/David Mhyer

Oct 18, 2014 8:30 AM

Enameled Copper Pendants and Earrings with Joan Heuvelhorst

Oct 18, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us and create your own wearable art.  You will cut shapes from unfinished sheet copper, clean them and apply powdered glass to your peices, heat them in a kiln to melt the powdered enamel into

Robin Hood

Oct 18, 2014 2:00 PM

For more than 40 years, the Missoula Children’s Theatre has opened both hearts and minds of children to the possibility of achievement through creativity and teamwork that they learn during

Halloween Dance

Oct 18, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:45 PM

The Chassell VFW will hold its annual Halloween Dance at the post home in Chassell. Marshall Law will perform. The winner of costume contest will receive a $200.00 cash prize, with an overnight stay at

Keweenaw Cup Cyclocross Race

Oct 18 - 19, 2014

Keweenaw Cup Cyclocross Races in Copper Harbor. 2 days of cyclocross racing, dinner, music and more. For more information call 906-370-1997, email cts@redjacketcycling.com or visit www.keweenawcup.com

Carnegie Museum National History Seminar with Bill Rose

Oct 21, 2014 6:30 PM

The Carnegie Museum Natural History Seminar Series presents "The (un)natural history of Huron Creek, a working stream on the Keweenaw Peninsula" with Dr. Alex Mayer, Professor, Civil & Environmental

Treat Street

Oct 24, 2014 6:00 PM

Dress up the kids and walk around downtown Houghton to explore some of the lcoal businesses and get a jump on Trick-or-Treating

Jazz Showcase

Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2014 7:30 PM

Michigan Tech Jazz Lab Band and Research and Development Big Band. Enjoy 2 nights of Big Band Jazz "up close and personal" in this pop-up jazz club setting. Show starts at 7:30 pm. You can purchase