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Upcoming Events

Professional Headshots

Cook County Higher Education is hosting a professional headshot event with Jess Oullis of Oullis Photography on Wednesday, May 25.  More information and registration available at mycche.org.

Introduction to Bookkeeping

Cook County Higher Education hosts an Introduction to Bookkeeping Zoom workshop on Wednesday, May 25 from 6 to 8 pm.  More information and registration is available at mycche.org.

Cook County West End Alanon

Cook County West End Alanon is meeting every Wednesday, in person, at the Lutsen Townhall at 7:00 PM and also available on Zoom.

Anyone interested in joining this group should email ccwestendalanon@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link for the meeting.

Death Cafe

Cook County End of Life Doulas host a Death Cafe on Thursday, May 26 from 6 to 7 pm at The Hub. A Death Cafe is an open and non-directed conversation where all things concerning death, loss, grief, and just plain curious questions are discussed.

Facilitated by End of Life Doulas, Pat Campanaro, Margy Nelson, Jean Skeels, and Suzanne Sherman.

The Giving Forest Opening Reception

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery hosts the opening of The Giving Forest, a gallery exhibition featuring Kimberly Layer on Friday, May 27 from 5-7 pm.  An artist’s talk will take place at 6 pm.

2022 Le Grand Du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic

The 7th edition of Le Grand Du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic will take place on Saturday, May 28 beginning at the Grand Marais Harbor.  More information at heckofthenorth.com.

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.

Induction of the State Record Walleye caught by LeRoy Chiovitte

Minnesota’s state-record walleye is home; LeRoy Chiovitte’s state record walleye was donated by his family to the Gunflint Trail Historical Society.

Chiovitte’s walleye was caught on the Seagull River where it enters Saganaga Lake on May 13, 1979. The walleye was 35 ¾” long, 21 ¼” girth, and weighed 17 lb. 8 oz.

On Sunday, May 29, from 4 – 6 pm, there will be a special induction of this walleye at the Chik-Wauk Watercraft Building.

American Legion Post 413 observance of Memorial Day

A Memorial Day Observance, hosted by American Legion Post 413, will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30 on the lawn of the Cook County courthouse. The brief ceremony will include the reading of the roll call of veterans who passed away since last Memorial Day. The ceremony will be followed by a luncheon at Birch Terrace Supper Club, hosted by the Post 413 Auxiliary.

Grand Marais Al-Anon Meetings

Weekly Grand Marais Al-Anon meetings are every Monday evening at 7:00 pm at the First Congregational Church – located at 300 West 2nd Street in Grand Marais. Please note that the church requires face coverings for indoor meetings. More information is available by calling 218-370-9799.

Zen Meditation Tuesdays

Weekly Zen Meditations are held in the lower level of the First Congregational Church UCC in Grand Marais at 6:30 pm. Meditations are led by Rev. Zahir Roman Orest of Northern Lotus Zen Community.  More information from Rev. Zahir Roman Orest at 612-865-4369.

Cook County West End Alanon

Cook County West End Alanon is meeting every Wednesday, in person, at the Lutsen Townhall at 7:00 PM and also available on Zoom.

Anyone interested in joining this group should email ccwestendalanon@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link for the meeting.

Ruby's pop-up pantry

Ruby’s pop-up pantry will be at Birch Grove Center in Tofte from 5:15 to 6:45 pm on Thursdays, June 2 and July 7.  More information is available by phone at (651)-674-0009.

Northern Landscapes Festival

North House Folk School hosts the Northern Landscapes Festival Friday – Sunday, June 3-5. More than a dozen field-focused courses will take place during the festival, with the featured presentation, “Owls of the Eastern Ice: Blakiston’s Fish Owl Conservation in Russia” on Saturday at 7 pm.  More information available at northhouse.org.

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.

The Fox & Beggar Theater presents "The Lonesome Spectacular!"

The Fox & Beggar Theater presents its seventh theatrical production, “The LONESOME SPECTACULAR!”; an all-ages circus show about happiness, sadness, and the modern world; performing out of their pop-up solar-powered double-decker traveling theater.

The 60-minute show will be getting devised at Tamarack Land Co-Op over three weeks in May by an ensemble of twelve circus artists, clowns, musicians, acrobats, and puppeteers.

The show kicks off its month-long tour on Saturday, June 4 at 7 pm at Tamarack Land Co-Op in Hovland. The evening will be opened with stories and puppetry from Shannon CrossBear, followed by “TLS!” at 7:30. Friends are welcome to stay afterward for a bonfire on the land. More information at foxandbeggar.com.

Grand Marais Al-Anon Meetings

Weekly Grand Marais Al-Anon meetings are every Monday evening at 7:00 pm at the First Congregational Church – located at 300 West 2nd Street in Grand Marais. Please note that the church requires face coverings for indoor meetings. More information is available by calling 218-370-9799.

Zen Meditation Tuesdays

Weekly Zen Meditations are held in the lower level of the First Congregational Church UCC in Grand Marais at 6:30 pm. Meditations are led by Rev. Zahir Roman Orest of Northern Lotus Zen Community.  More information from Rev. Zahir Roman Orest at 612-865-4369.

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