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Events

More Events: Visit Cook County

Children’s Story Hour

Long-time story reader Kevin Kager hosts Children’s Story Hour outside Drury Lane Books on Saturdays at 11 am.

Harbor History Tour

Cook County Historical Society hosts Harbor History Tours on Saturday afternoons at 1 pm.  Weather permitting, the tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave, Grand Marais) and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Lee and Florence Jaques in the Boundary Waters – Don Luce

Don Luce is a retired curator of exhibits at the Bell Museum. During his career of more than forty years, he developed most of the museum’s temporary exhibitions and initiated the museum’s traveling exhibitions program that circulated shows to venues throughout Minnesota and nationwide.

Don will give a presentation on the lives and works of artist/author couple Lee and Florence Jaques, who published some of the first books to describe the experience of visiting the Boundary Waters by canoe and dogsled.  The presentation will take place at Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center on Sunday, August 28 at 2 pm.

Community tech support

Boreal Community Media is offering community tech support events twice a week at The Hub (Senior Center) throughout the summer.  Walk-in events will take place on:

Mondays:  8:00-11:30 and 12:30-4:00

Thursdays:  12:30-4:00

Happy Hikers

The Happy Hikers will be hiking Carlton Peak on Wednesday, August 31.  The group meets at the YMCA parking lot at 9 am. More information is available from Carol Morgen at carol@morgen.us or 715-377-2526.

Thursday Local Food Market

Northwoods Food Project and Cook County Extension organize the Thursday local foods market.  The local food market takes place on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 pm at the Cook County Community Center Parking Lot.  More information is available on the Thursday Local Food Market Facebook page.

Cook County Market

The Cook County Market is held on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm at The Hub (Senior Center) parking lot.  The market features local arts, artists, and artisans.  More information by searching Cook County Market on Facebook.

Children’s Story Hour

Long-time story reader Kevin Kager hosts Children’s Story Hour outside Drury Lane Books on Saturdays at 11 am.

Harbor History Tour

Cook County Historical Society hosts Harbor History Tours on Saturday afternoons at 1 pm.  Weather permitting, the tour begins at the History Museum (8 South Broadway Ave, Grand Marais) and you will walk down to the Coast Guard Station with a tour guide. Visible relics of the past will be discussed and you will hear stories of this small harbor and community.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Happy Hikers

The Happy Hikers will be hiking Magnetic Rock on Wednesday, September 7  The group meets at the YMCA parking lot at 9 am. More information is available from Carol Morgen at carol@morgen.us or 715-377-2526.

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