Events & Activities

2024 Events

Meat Raffle

April 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pmFour Seasons Restaurant & Bar, Finland

Join us for a Meat Raffle, hosted at Four Seasons Restaurant & Bar in Finland! All proceeds go to support your local 501(c)(3) nonprofit, North Shore Area Partners. We provide compassionate and confidential support for older adults age 60+ living in the heart of the North Shore, who wish to remain in their homes and the community they love, for as long as safely possible.
Call 218-226-3635 with questions. Please share this event with a friend!

Gooseberry River Water Walk

April 27, 11:30am - 12:30pmGooseberry Falls State Park

Water walks have gained momentum over the last 20 years as an Anishinaabe led initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of water and the need for protection of water. Organizers and participants have walked around bodies of water to raise awareness of the worldwide water crises. Join Naturalist Mic at the Middle Falls viewing platform at 11:30, where we will gather water, and walk it to the mouth of the Gooseberry River to honor fresh water and all that it provides.

Vendor Bingo

April 28, 2:30pm - 4:00pmClair Nelson Center, Finland

Vendor bingo time ! free bingo sponsored by your favorite local vendors. It's always a fun day out.

Chasing Waterfalls Tour

May 3, 1:30pm - 2:30pmGooseberry Falls State Park

Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on an accessible tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park's major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. We can go further if the conditions allow! Contact Naturalist Mic, for more details on the route and alternate options.

Along the way, you will learn how the waterfalls were formed and how Gooseberry Falls State Park came to be.

Depending on guest's walking availability, guests may want to choose one waterfall or a combination.

Meet inside the visitor center.

Artist Reception - Lance Wurst

May 3, 7:00pm - 8:30pmTettegouche State Park

Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month.

This month's artist is Lance Wurst. Meet the artist. Eat some snacks. It'll be fun.

Artist Reception - Lance Wurst

May 3, 7:00pm - 8:30pmTettegouche State Park

Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month.

This month's artist is Lance Wurst. Meet the artist. Eat some snacks. It'll be fun.

Live Music by SouthPaws

May 3, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

SouthPaws @ the SILVER BAY LOUNGE Friday, May 3rd, 2024 starting @ 8:00pm!!
Stop in and Listen to some Awesome Music!
See YOU @ the SLB!
FREE entry 21+

Live Music with Jake Birdseye Band

May 17, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

DCM (Douglas County Mafia) Rocks the Green Door

May 25, 4:00pm - 7:00pmThe Green Door, Beaver Bay

DCM Rocks The Green Door May 25 4-7 pm. Annual town smelt fry!

Opening Weekend at the North Shore Adventure Park

May 25, 4:30pm - 8:00pmNorth Shore Adventure Park, Silver Bay

Come out and zip and climb or throw axe during our 2024 Season opener. Check for our last climb start as it is early afternoon. Hours and details on our website www.northshoreadventurepark.com

Financial Planning, Investing, Retirement, Taxes

May 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pmSilver Bay Public LIbrary

Join us for a virtual presentation in our Financial Planning Workshop Series. This session will be a repeat of the March event and will focus on Financial Planning, Investing, Retirement, and Taxes. https://fb.me/e/6Hq59Sj3y

Live Music by Rafe Carlson

May 31, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

Live Music by Rafe Carlson @ the SILVER BAY LOUNGE starting @ 8:00pm!!
Stop in and Listen to Live Music by Nashville recording artist and North Shore native Rafe! See YOU @ the SLB!
FREE entry 21+

Karaoke with UpBeat Entertainment

June 15, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

Upbeat Entertainment Karaoke is BACK @ the SILVER BAY LOUNGE Friday starting @ 8:00pm!!
Stop in and join in the fun!
See YOU @ the SLB!
FREE entry 21+

Ride the Shore 2024 ATV Ride by MNATV

June 28, 8:00am - June 29, 8:00pmSilver Bay

Details will be pouring in as soon as we finalize them, but here is what we know so far, Ride The Shore 6 will take place June 28th and 29th in Silver Bay Minnesota, riding some of the best trails Minnesota has to offer! The event is a free ride weekend as you follow the RTS map to the hot spots dubbed as “Selfie Stations” ride as much as you want or as little as you want, the Selfie Station Tour is a 70 mile loop that will take you to some pretty amazing places. The weekend will start out with a night ride from Black Beach Campground then head up into the hills all the way to the Wildhurst Lodge for a Friday night bonfire and socializing (about 42 miles round trip via trail) then Saturday Morning kicks off the day by heading on down to the Event HQ located at the start of the Red Dot ATV trail where we will have maps for all our riders as well as a chance to put in for some great door prizes donated by our event sponsors. We will have vendors on site with some awesome ATVs and accessories to check out as. Grab your “Selfie Station Tour” Maps and hit the trails for an awesome day of riding. When you’re ready to call it a day come on back to the event HQ for the drawing of door prizes! We will have a couple of food trucks there in the afternoon and evening and there is lots of fun to be had right next door at Black Beach Mini golf! We will be updating our website and this event page as more details come in! Thank you for being part of the Minnesota ATV Riders family and hope to see you on the shore!

Bay Days

July 12, 12:00pm - July 14, 8:00pmSilver Bay

Silver Bay's big summer festival! Parade, fireworks, Bay to Bay run, vendors, reunions, bean bag tourney, classic car show, food trucks, street dance, kids activities & MORE! www.bay-days.org

Isle Royal Backback Trip - 2 wks

July 14, 10:00am - July 26, 3:00pmHosted by Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, Finland

Travel through old-growth forests, share amazing views and stories of Lake Superior, and perhaps even encounter moose! For students entering grades 8-9
Begin your camp experience with 2 days at Wolf Ridge as you prepare for your backpacking adventure. You’ll then depart for Isle Royale National Park, and spend the next 7 days hiking about 5-8 miles a day across the wild and beautiful landscape. On the island, travel through old-growth forests, share amazing views and stories of Lake Superior, and perhaps even encounter moose! When you return, enjoy a few days at Wolf Ridge rock climbing, learning survival skills, experiencing the adventure ropes course, and gathering around the campfire to share stories of your trip.
This camp is a great fit for campers looking to experience both the fun and energy of Wolf Ridge summer camp and the adventure of backpacking across Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior, a wild place like no other in the world.
July 14, 2024 - July 26, 2024
Cost:
$1842
Please call (218) 353-7414 with any questions!

Eco Artists Camp at Wolf Ridge

July 14, 3:00pm - July 19, 2:00pmWolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, Finland

Eco-Artists combine the great outdoors with artistic expression in the natural environment. For students entering grades 4 – 5.
Campers spend their days exploring the woods and finding ways to use nature as their canvas. They will do hands-on experiments and learn the science behind color and form to create expressive artworks. Campers will also challenge themselves in outdoor adventure with activities such as the adventure ropes course.
July 14, 2024 - July 19, 2024
Cost:
$722
Please call (218) 353-7414 if you have any questions

Rock Climbing Camp

July 14, 3:00pm - July 19, 2:00pmWolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, Finland

Explore the world of rock climbing on some of the locations on the North Shore. For students entering grades 8-9
The forests and shores of Lake Superior near Wolf Ridge are home to some of the best rock outcrops in the Midwest. Campers start by learning basic climbing moves, knots, and anchor-building on our indoor wall. Then they will head to Mystical Mountain above Wolf Lake to test their skills on the rocky cliffs. The week culminates with a climbing trek to Tettegouche State Park on the shores of Lake Superior. Experience the thrill of exploration along with the confidence and trust that comes from rock climbing. Wolf Ridge provides all climbing equipment. No previous experience is required, just a hearty sense of adventure!
July 14, 2024 - July 19, 2024
Cost:
$806
Please call (218) 353-7414 with any questions!

Lake Superior Salmon Classic

July 20, 4:00am - July 21, 8:00pmSilver Bay Marina

More info at silverbaypto.org

Live Music with Vintage Band

August 23, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

Brett & The Little Big Show

September 6, 8:00pm - 11:00pmSilver Bay Lounge and Municipal Liquor Store

Brett & the little big show @ the SILVER BAY LOUNGE Friday September 6th, 2024 starting @ 8:00pm!!
Stop in and Listen to some Awesome Music!
See YOU @ the SLB!
FREE entry 21+

ATV Family Fun Poker Run

September 28, 9:00am - 5:00pmClair Nelson Center, Finland

More info as the date gets closer. finlandsnowmobileandatvclub.com