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Grand Marais Garden Club’s 83rd Annual Flower Show

Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Grand Marais Garden Club’s 83rd Annual Flower Show is Saturday, July 29th from noon to 5 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center. The theme of the show is Floral Fiesta. To participate, bring a floral arrangement between 9 and 11 Saturday morning. Refreshments will be served and perennials and houseplants will be available for purchase by donation. More information is available from Max at 218-475-2726.
 

Celebration of Life for Palmer Berglund

Where: 
16 Skyport Lane
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 12:00pm

There will be a Celebration of Life for Palmer Berglund on Saturday, July 29th at noon at 16 Skyport Lane. All are invited.
 

Interpretive hikes July 29th

Who: 
​Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
Where: 
On the Gunflint Trail 55 miles from Grand Marais
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center hosts interpretive hikes, Saturdays, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Attendees will meet at the Nature Center wearing appropriate footwear for exploring on uneven ground. All hikes are family friendly and open to the public. Donations are appreciated. More information is available at chik-wauk.com.
 
​Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is located on the Gunflint Trail 55 miles from Grand Marais.
 

100th anniversary of the construction of the Outlaw Bridge

Where: 
Johnson Heritage Post
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 1:00pm

The Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais celebrates the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Outlaw Bridge on Saturday, July 29th at 1 p.m. There will presentations by Thunder Bay Lakehead University professor Beverly Soloway and local history buff Dan Helmerson, followed by an ice cream social. More information is available at 387-2314.
 

Harbor walking tour July 29th

Who: 
Cook County Historical Museum
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Cook County Historical Museum hosts a harbor walking tour on Saturdays, from 1 to 2 p.m. Participants will view photos and hear about the development of the harbor and the community, and learn how the harbor was once a logging industry shipping mecca. More information is available at 387-2883. The Museum is located at 8 South Broadway in Grand Marais.
 
 

Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitter’s 91st birthday

Where: 
774 Clearwater Road on the Gunflint Trail
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

You are invited to celebrate Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitter’s 91st birthday on Saturday, July 29th from 7 to 10 p.m. The evening includes music from the North Shore Community Swing Band, beer tasting from Voyageur Brewing Company, baked goods, and bar snacks. More information is available from Eric, at 218-388-2254.
 

“Legend of Loons” July 29th

Who: 
​Cascade Lodge
Where: 
Cascade Lodge is located at 3179 West Highway 61 near Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Cascade Lodge presents “Legend of Loons” Saturdays, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Attendees will learn about the life of a loon and hear stories of the bird known as the great northern diver. More information is available at 800-322-9543. Cascade Lodge is located at 3179 West Highway 61 near Lutsen. 
 

Getting Acquainted with Local Spiders

Who: 
Author and retired teacher, Larry Weber
Where: 
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center
When: 
Sun, 07/30/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center hosts Getting Acquainted with Local Spiders, by author and retired teacher, Larry Weber, on July 30th, from 2 to 3 p.m. Attendees will learn more about common spiders and go on a walk to identify some of the local spiders. More information is available from Bonnie at 218-388-9915. Donations are appreciated for this family-friendly event. 
 

Volunteer drivers needed

Who: 
Senior Rides Program
When: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 (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, to meet 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.

Friends of the Library book sale

Where: 
Cook County Community Center
When: 
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 4:00pm - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 12:00pm

The annual Friends of the Library book sale is August 3rd through the 5th at the Cook County Community Center. Thursday is for members only at 4 p.m.; Friday hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to noon. Memberships can be purchased at the Grand Marais Public Library prior to the sale or at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Community Center. Proceeds from the sale support school and public libraries in our communities. More information is available from Nancy at 387-1798.
 


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