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Ig Nobel Prizes honor research that makes you laugh, then makes you think

Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvard University. Research topics included the physics of stepping on a banana skin, the brain qualities of people who see Jesus in toast, and possible mental hazards of cat ownership. You can learn more about the Ig Nobels and the magazine here. 


Banadad Trail work day and Annual Meeting

Who: 
Banadad Trail Association
Where: 
Poplar Creek Guest House B&B and Heston's Lodge
When: 
Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:00am

The Banadad Trail Association invites all to help get the Banadad Ski Trail ready for winter, on Saturday, October 26, at 9 am.

Moose Madness! Oct 17-19

Moose Madness is contagious and coming to a town near you!


Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Pete Kavanaugh will perform on Saturday, November 1 from 7 to 10 PM at Lutsen Resort in Lutsen.

Halloween Dance Party at the Legion

Who: 
Earth, Wind and Todd
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
American Legion Post 413, 19 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais

The American Legion Post 413 will host a fundraiser for the Grand Marais Music Collaborative.  Several local bands will be performing including the 70′s dance band Earth, Wind and Todd and

Halloween Party

Who: 
Earth Wind and Todd
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:30pm
Where: 
American Legion Post

Halloween Party at the American Legion with Earth Wind and Todd complete with door prizes and drink specials. Don't forget to wear your costumes!

Sensational Hot Rods

Who: 
Sensational Hot Rods
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Grand Portage Lodge and Casino, Grand Portage

Grand Portage Lodge and Casino presents the Sensational Hot Rods, a high energy 5 piece band playing 50's era rock'n roll, on Friday, October 31 from 9 PM to 1 AM.

Eric Frost

Who: 
Eric Frost
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille at Bluefin Bay Resort, Tofte

Eric Frost will play at Bluefin Grille in Tofte on Friday, October 31 from 8 to 10 PM.

Joe Paulik

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille at Bluefin Bay Resort, Tofte

Joe Paulik will play at Bluefin Grille on Wednesday, October 29 from 8 to 10 PM.

Open Mic Night

Who: 
Open Mic Night
When: 
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Gun Flint Tavern will host Open Mic Night on Wednesday, October 29 from 5 to 9 PM.

Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille at Bluefin Bay Resort, Tofte

Pete Kavanaugh brings his solo acoustic show to Bluefin Grille in Tofte on Monday, October 27 from 8 to 10 PM.

Clearwater Hot Club

Who: 
Clearwater Hot Club
When: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Clearwater Hot Club will perform on Saturday, October 25 starting at 8:30 PM at Gun Flint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais.

Halloween Carnival at Birch Grove School

Where: 
Birch Grove Community School, Tofte
When: 
Sun, 10/26/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The annual Halloween Carnival at Birch Grove Community School will be on  Sunday, October 26, from 2 to 4 pm. Events will include games, bingo, food, a cake walk, cookie decorating, and priz

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Clearwater Hot Club

Who: 
Clearwater Hot Club
When: 
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Clearwater Hot Club will perform on Friday, October 24 at the Gun Flint Tavern starting at 8:30 PM.

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