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!

"Buddy" exercise class

May 31, 2016 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Being yourself and a "buddy" (spouse, friend, sibling, etc) to this special exercise class taught by the "buddy instructors" Chris & Laura. Learn some great exercises you and your buddy can do together--no

Bare Bluff Work Day

May 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for a day of trail clearing and trail marking. You’ll need to bring sturdy work gloves and heavy boots, water, bug repellent, and snacks. Chores will include cutting and moving windfalls,

Work Day at Bare Bluff

May 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for a day of trail clearing and trail marking.  You’ll need to bring sturdy work gloves and heavy boots, water, bug repellant, and snacks.  Chores will include cutting and moving

Michigan Tech Archives Project Reception

May 31, 2016

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections is pleased to invite the community to our project reception for the “Black Voices in the Copper Country” project.

Open House

June 4, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Intro to our museum season. Guest appearance by Dr. Bob & Norma Nominelli. Refreshments served.

Wine Tasting

June 4, 2016 5:00 PM

There will be 12 white wines and 12 red wines to choose from along with delicious hors d'oeuvres from Local Chef Mark Pittillo! Live Music TBA Tickets: $30 per person Includes sampling tickets

Isle Royale botany workshop

June 6 - 11, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration is open for an Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association-sponsored botany workshop on Isle Royale based at Rock Harbor June 6-11 via the Ranger III ferry from Houghton, MI. This is the 10th

Explore C & H's Industrial Core in Calumet

June 7, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn about the Calumet and Hecla mining operations on a 1-2 mile hike over mostly even terrain.

KATV Spring Ride

June 11, 2016

We will start at the Vansville bar at 9:30, and head to Lac labelle, and on from there. There will be a picnic in the Copper Harbor park, from 5:30 to 8:30 A 10 $+ Donation for the meal. The Mariner North

Spring Discovery

June 12, 2016 1:00 PM

Hikers with a love for wildflowers are sure to be delighted by the diversity and abundance of botanical beauties at their blooming peak. This sanctuary is a favorite locale of local wildflower enthusiasts

Keweenaw Heritage Center Expo

June 15, 2016

Save the date! More information to come!

Houghton Rotary Seafood Fest Gala Fundraiser

June 16, 2016

Featuring “Street Food from around the world” prepared by Chef Eric Karvonen.

Keweenaw Heritage Center Open House

June 16, 2016

Save the date! More information to come!

Rotary Club of Houghton Seafood Fest

June 17, 2016 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come join us for FUN, FOOD and MUSIC! This is our one and only fundraiser for the club. The funds raised go right back into our community! Come for an hour or a day, but do not miss this event!

Keweenaw Art Community Open Forum

June 17, 2016 8:30 PM

Bridgefest

June 17 - 19, 2016

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

Longest Day Fishing Tournament

June 18, 2016 6:00 AM

The tournament is held on the waters of Lac La Belle, Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor and Lake Medora. No boat is permitted more than 5 miles from the Lake Superior Shoreline. Tournament tentatively begins

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

June 18, 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 Tread Fest

June 18, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mountain biking is back in the Keweenaw on Father's Day weekend! 1 and 2 lap races (12/25 miles) at the Tech trails main trailhead with prize money going to the top 3 men and 3 women in the 2 lap

Rotary Club of Houghton Seafood Fest

June 18, 2016 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Come join us for FUN, FOOD and MUSIC! This is our one and only fundraiser for the club. The funds raised go right back into our community! Come for an hour or a day, but do not miss this event!

Disc Golfing at Calumet Lake

June 21, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

All skill levels can play and learn about disc golfing.  Active shoes are recommended.

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.

Life on the Great Lakes

June 24, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join retired Capt. R. Metz to hear about some of the ships he sailed on during his career. He'll talk about some of the memorable storms he experienced on Lake Superior, and he'll include a description

Main Street Calumet Farmer's Market

June 25, 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.

Radio Fest

June 25 - 26, 2016 12:00 PM

The Houghton County Historical Society will once again host the ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Days. This educational, popular and fun event is held annually. The Ham operators will be trying

Lampworking withJoan Heuvelhorst

June 25, 2016

Let's melt some glass with Joan Heuvelhorst! This class is for anyone wanting to learn the art of lamp working and for those wanting to improve their handling of hot glass in a torch. We will start with

Pasty Fest

June 25, 2016

Events and a parade at Agassiz Park include music, games, the annual pasty tasting contest and much more!

Youth Art Immersion

June 27 - July 1, 2016