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Holiday Extravaganza Weekend

Who: 
Voyageur Brewing Company
When: 
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/17/2017 - 7:00pm

The Voyageur Brewing Company is hosting their Holiday Extravaganza Weekend through Sunday, December 17th. Events include an ugly sweater contest, a painting class, a holiday movie, and more. More information is available at voyageur brewing dot com.
 
 
 

Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Where: 
Grand Marais area
When: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 7:00am

Volunteers are needed for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count Saturday, December 16th, for the Grand Marais area. Birders can choose the area they wish to cover and the count is open to bird watchers of all skill levels. Contact Jeremy at 218-370-0733 to report what area you can cover. 
 

Curry Cook-off and Broadway Musical Showcase fundraiser

Who: 
Grand Marais Playhouse
Where: 
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
When: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 6:00pm

The Grand Marais Playhouse is hosting the annual Curry Cook-off and Broadway Musical Showcase fundraiser on Saturday, December 16th, at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. A membership meeting starts at 6 p.m., food will be served at 6:30, and the show is at 7:30. More information online at grand marais playhouse dot com.
 

Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Weekend Meetings, December 16th and 17th

Where: 
Hovland and Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/17/2017 - 6:30pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County and a complete schedule of meetings is on our website under the Ongoing Events menu.

This weekend on Saturday, there's an AA Open Meeting at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland;

and on Sunday, there's an AA Big Book Study Group at 6:30 p.m. at the Lutsen Town Hall.

 

Scholastic Holiday Book Fair

Where: 
Birch Grove Community School
When: 
Wed, 12/20/2017 - 9:00pm

The annual Scholastic Holiday Book Fair continues through Wednesday, December 20th, at Birch Grove Community School. The Fair is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and there will be extended hours after the 6 p.m. winter musical performance on Tuesday, December 19th. Details at 663-0170.

Grand Marais Writers’ Guild December 21

Where: 
Grand Marais Public Library
When: 
Thu, 12/21/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Grand Marais Writers’ Guild meets the third Thursday of the month. The December 21st meeting is at the Grand Marais Public Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is for anyone who writes anything. More information is available from Rose at 387-4011.  

Hovland Family Christmas Concert

Where: 
Hovland Town Hall
When: 
Thu, 12/21/2017 - 7:00pm

All are invited to a Hovland Family Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 21st, at 7 p.m. at the Hovland Town Hall. More than seven music groups will take part in the concert. You’re invited to bring a plate of Christmas treats to share.
 
 

Volunteer drivers needed

Who: 
Senior Rides Program
When: 
Sun, 12/31/2017 (All day)

 

Senior Rides Program needs volunteer drivers to provide rides for those 60 and older to out-of-county medical, dental, and eye appointments and to fill transportation needs not met by Arrowhead Transit or friends and relatives. Senior Rides also offers transportation within Cook County for medical appointments, as well as wellness and social activities. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and can choose their assignments. More information is available at 218-387-3788.

Meals on Wheels driver needed

Who: 
Cook County Senior Center
Where: 
Within five miles of Grand Marais
When: 
Sun, 12/31/2017 (All day)

The Meals on Wheels program needs a permanent driver for Thursdays to deliver lunchtime meals to residents who live within five miles of Grand Marais. If you would like to be part of this program, contact the Cook County Senior Center at 387-2660 for more imformation.

Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog race

Where: 
Trail Center Lodge
When: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 - 7:00am

The Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog race is Saturday, January 6th. The race starts and finishes at Trail Center Lodge, located half-way up the Gunflint Trail. Volunteers are needed for the race. More information and sign-up details are available by email at gunflint mail run volunteer at g mail dot com.


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