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July 2019

Schreiber, Ont. Heritage Days

July 15 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT
Schreiber Heritage Days

Celebrate the culture and heritage of Schreiber with the annual Schreiber Heritage Days, featuring a wide variety of exciting events for the whole family. This year’s theme is “A Blast from the Past” and will feature bocce ball tournaments, a BMX bike performance, bubble soccer games, a drive-in movie, artisan displays, luncheons, a scavenger hunt, bingo, a rock concert, a midway and merchant market, and a nature hike. And don’t miss the entertaining Bed Races on Wednesday, featuring five-person teams—four…

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Summer Theater Festival

July 18 @ 12:00 am - August 11 @ 12:00 am CDT

The Grand Marais Playhouse will be performing A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, and The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On. Shows will alternate each night, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Created by Dean Regan, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline follows her climb to stardom from her hometown in Virginia to the Grand Ole Opry, Las Vegas, and Carnegie Hall. The Marvelous Wonderettes takes place at Springfield High in 1969, with Betty Jean, Cindy…

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North Shore Water Festival

July 19 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT
Test the newest kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, as well as outdoor gear and clothing. Free paddling demonstrations.

Head to the Grand Marais harbor for a weekend on the water, hosted by Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply. Test the newest kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, as well as outdoor gear and clothing. There will be free paddling demonstrations, as well as free standup paddle board (SUP) yoga classes; class registration required. Take part in the World Tour Paddling Film Festival on Friday (tickets are $10), starting with a casual dinner and drinks at 5:30 p.m. and the film at…

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Ashland Bay Days

July 19 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT
Annual Bay Days festival in Bayview Park in Ashland, Wisc.,

Head to Bayview Park in Ashland, Wisc., for the annual Bay Days festival, located on beautiful Chequamegon Bay along the South Shore of Lake Superior. Bay Days offers great, old-fashioned family fun with activities for all ages. Kids will love the baby crawl, toddler run, and big wheel races. Bay Days also features delicious food, arts and crafts, a strongman competition, 1-mile/5K/10K races, live music and entertainment, a pie-eating contest, cardboard boat races, Battle of the Bands, karaoke finals, a…

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Lake Superior Salmon Classic

July 20 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT

The annual Lake Superior Salmon Classic Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Silver Bay PTSO, will take place in the Silver Bay Marina. There are three contest divisions, with five place winners per division: coho salmon, king salmon, and lake trout. The entry fee is $20 per person. There will also be a raffle drawing with cash prizes, totaling $1,500, as well as other prizes; tickets are $5. Raffle tickets and tournament registration can be purchased at various Lake County businesses.…

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Chalk.a.Lot Festival

July 20 @ 12:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT

Decorate Two Harbors’ Waterfront Avenue with chalk, both on the sidewalks and on the road, during the Chalk.a.Lot Festival. Held at Thomas Owens Park, enjoy live music, food vendors, art booths, and more. Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, see artists working on their masterpieces, while you enjoy music in the park and free activity booths. On Sunday, artists will be finishing up their work, and Louise’s Place will be on hand for coffee and pastries. twoharborschalkalot.com

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Duluth Airshow

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT

Minnesota’s largest airshow will return to Duluth International Airport this year. The Duluth Air and Aviation Expo, presented by St. Luke’s, will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Other performers and attractions include Gerry Conley, Michael Goulian, William Ward, LD Jeffries, the U.S. Air Force C-17 demonstration team, B-17 “Yankee Lady,” Shockwave Jet Truck, U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight, U.S. Coast Guard SAR demo, and more. There will be aircraft displays and vendors, a Runway 4k run/walk (held Saturday morning),…

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Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival

July 20 @ 11:00 am - July 21 @ 12:00 am CDT

Held at Bayfront Park in Duluth, the annual Reggae and World Music Festival is a celebration of world music with artists who spread the message of love, hope, and equality for everyone. This year’s lineup includes Kymani Marley, Demarco, Kabaka Pyramid, Samantha Moon, Olatunji, Woodblind, and DJ Sound of Fujun. Gates will open at 11 a.m., rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. bayfrontworldmusic.com

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Board Across the Bay

July 26 @ 12:00 am - July 27 @ 12:00 am CDT
The Washburn Board Across the Bay Race is a unique standup paddleboard (SUP) event for all paddling enthusiasts.

The Washburn Board Across the Bay Race is a unique standup paddleboard (SUP) event for all paddling enthusiasts. Held on Lake Superior’s Chequamegon Bay in Washburn, Wisc., categories include a 3-mile, 7-mile or 14-mile race. Activities will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday with a free historic paddle, starting at Memorial Park. Races will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday; registration required. There will also be SUP demos from leading manufacturers at Thompson’s West End Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.…

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Blueberry/Art Festival

July 26 @ 12:00 am - July 28 @ 12:00 am CDT

Ely’s signature summer event, the Blueberry/Art Festival features more than 300 juried artists and crafters selling their hand-crafted items, 30 food vendors and local musicians. Held at Whiteside Park, the festival includes a blueberry pancake breakfast, a beer garden, live music each day, and activities for the kids, such as the bungie jump. Local stores and restaurants will offer specials and tasty concoctions with a blueberry theme, such as blueberry smoothies, tea, muffins, lemonade and scones. The food court will…

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7th Annual Bay and Algoma Buskers Festival

July 27 @ 12:00 am - July 28 @ 12:00 am CDT
The Buskers Festival in Thunder Bay features all kinds of live music and entertainment.

The 7th Annual Bay and Algoma Buskers Festival in Thunder Bay is a two-day, family-friendly street festival that features live music and entertainment, a food village, artists and vendors, sidewalk sales, kids’ activities, games and more. Located in the Bay and Algoma neighborhood, this year’s buskers will feature eight stages and showcase major talent, including Arty the Circus Drummer, Mental Floss Sideshow, Creed Statuary, and Kyle Hicks. The festival will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, rain or…

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Fat Guys Auto Parts Car Show

July 27 @ 12:00 am CDT
See hundreds of collector cars, street rods, antiques, custom, and special interest cars and bikes at the See hundreds of collector cars, street rods, antiques, custom, and special interest cars and bikes at the Fat Guys Car Show in Thunder Bay. in Thunder Bay.

The Fat Guys Annual Car Show in Thunder Bay has earned a reputation for being one of the biggest and best car shows in northwestern Ontario, and this year will be no different. The parking lot at Fat Guys Auto Parts and the neighboring streets will be lined with hundreds of collector cars, street rods, antiques, custom, and special interest cars and bikes. This year’s special guest is Dave Kindig, from the hit Velocity Channel show “Bitchin’ Rides.” There will…

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