The Annual Walleye/Pike Fishing Tournament includes the waters of Lac La Belle, Torch Lake and Portage Lake and is held in early June in Lake Linden. Each lake has a weigh station. For more information call Dan at 906-337-2343.
Spring Art & Music Festival
The City of Houghton and the Copper Country Community Arts Council invite you to the Annual Houghton Spring Art and Music Festival in mid-June on Shelden Avenue in downtown Houghton. Events include an art fair with demonstrating artists and a lively variety of music by local and regional musicians. Family art activities area and an extreme bake sale. There is plenty of parking and the event is free and open to everyone. For more information, call the Arts Center at 906-482-2333.
Fat Tire Festival
The Copper Harbor Fat Tire Festival Mountain Bike Races always take place the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend on the Copper Harbor Trails. For information call Sam at 906-289-4303 or visit the website.
The Multi-Cultural Festival and Parade of Nations takes place in mid-September in Houghton and Hancock. For information call 906-487-1890 or visit the website.
Old Fashioned Christmas
The Old-Fashioned Christmas in Chassell takes place in Chassell in early December with the decorating of the community tree at the Chassell School, the Chassell Elementary Band Concert and Music Program, Breakfast with the Chassell High School, the Holiday Handcrafts Bazaar, the PATT Cookie Sale, the Chili Lunch and more! There will also be Storytelling, Cookies and Hot Chocolate Around the Tree at the VFW Home and the "Home for the Holidays" House Tour and Gourmet Tasting. Santa and Mrs. Claus are always available for visits. The Chassell Heritage Center Open House and Special Events is held and the Friends of Fashion will feature their current exhibit. For additional information contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-523-4612.
Keweenaw Nordic Festival
The Keweenaw Nordic Festival takes on the Keweenaw in early February. Enjoy a full weekend of nordic skiing including the Copper Loppet and the new Low Pressure Loppet Snow Bike Race at the Michigan Tech trails in Houghton on Saturday and the Copper Island Classic in Chassell on Sunday. A pasta feed - the Licious Loppet - is held for all participants Saturday evening. Maps, registration and more information are available on the website.