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.

Musical Mondays

June 26, 2017 7:30 PM

Musical Mondays presents the Yellow Room Gang.  “The Gang celebrates 10 years of playing music together with its fourth release, the aptly titled “Decade.” Each offers a pair

Houghton Farmer's Market

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

Shop every Tuesday through late October! 

Explorer Programs

June 27, 2017

Animal Soup - Come and join me at the park pavilion and use your senses, knowledge and instincts to identify animals by their pelts, skulls, tracks, etc. A Recreation Passport is required for entry

She’s Not As Shiny As She Used To Be: The Shipwreck Story of the City of Bangor

June 28, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Mark as he tells the story of the 1926, shipwreck “City of Bangor” that was carrying a cargo of 230 new Chrysler and Whippet automobiles to an auto dealer in Duluth, MN. Mark’s story is depicted

Playtime in the Park

June 28, 2017 12:00 PM

Playtime in the Park is an outdoor playgroup for children 0 to 4 years old and their families. The playgroup rotates parks throughout Houghton County every Wednesday for 12 weeks. Each week will include

Explorer Programs

June 28, 2017

Survival of the Fittest - Find out how Michigan White Tailed deer survive in this tough UP environment.  We will be doing games activities to help put into perspective how athletic deer are.  Meet

Explorer Programs

June 28, 2017

Great Lakes Invaders - Meet at the Pavilion to learn about the invasive species in our great lakes and how we can help to prevent them from spreading and growing. A Recreation Passport is required for

Explorer Programs

June 29, 2017

Tree ID - Get a close look at all the unique trees in our state park and learn how to identify them by their features.  We will take a short hike into the woods to see these trees.  Please dress

Hancock Canal Rock

June 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us in the park for live music with the Pasi Cats.

U.P. Summerfest 2017

June 30 - July 1, 2017

Explorer Programs

June 30, 2017

Right Anglers - Come down to the park pavilion to learn how to identify different species of fish in the great lakes region.  Also learn the important tools to bring while fishing.  Meant for

Explorer Programs

June 30, 2017

Tracks - Learn how to differentiate the tracks of the UP whether its Wolf, Bear, Deer Moose, or Bigfoot.  You'll know by the end of the day.  Meet at the park pavilion. A Recreation Passport

Pine Mountain Music Festival

July 1, 2017 7:30 PM

The Pine Mountain Music Festival presents UPstarts! at 7:30 pm at the Rozsa Center on US-41 in Houghton.

SNAPSHOTS INTO ENCAUSTICS, CLAY AND COPPER

July 1, 2017

Drop in at the Art Center for an introduction into encaustics, clay and copper. How it works, demonstrations, questions answered. This is a springboard into the full classes offered at the Center.

Watercolor Workshop!

July 1, 2017

Susan Lingg's Watercolor Workshop is for both beginners and intermediate painters. "We will be looking at materials and how to set up for a smoother transition between seeing and creating". Landscapes/beaches,

Explorer Programs

July 1, 2017

American Beaver Program - 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 Park Pavilion. A Recreation