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March 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Ely Community Education Classes

March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 | All Day
Ely Area   March Classes   March 22, M – Introduction to Editing in Photoshop   Weekly: MWF – Indoor... more info »

Ely Public Library Events

March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 | All Day
March Events   Ely Library programs are free and open to the public.  Some events may require pre-registration due to... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

International Wolf Center Events

March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 | All Day
March Workshops & Events   March 3-5, F-Su – Wine, Women, and Wolves: Northwoods Winter March 18, Sa – “Wolf”... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731

Ongoing Weekly & Monthly Events

March 26, 2017 - April 1, 2017 | All Day
Ely Venues   M March 27, 9-11 am  - ECE Pickleball, VCC Gym M March 27, 5:30-7 pm - Free... more info »

Marketing Series for Entrepreneurs

March 28, 2017 | 12:00 am
The Entrepreneur Fund and Ely Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring a fantastic training series to Ely.  This... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Northern Lakes Art Association Presents: Pippin

March 30, 2017 - April 8, 2017 | All Day
The Ely Community Spring Musical for 2017 is the Broadway hit PIPPIN. PIPPIN will open on Thursday, March 30 and... more info »
Vermilion Community College Theater 1900 E Camp Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Pinterest Projects

March 31, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A program for our creative patrons of all ages.  This is part of a series of programs based on a... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

April 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Ely Folk School Classes & Events

April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017 | All Day
April Classes & Events   April 1, Sa - Intro to Pisanki April 8, Sa – Create a One-of-a-Kind Bead... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Wolf Family Rendezvous

April 1, 2017 - April 2, 2017 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Let our pack meet yours! Add this fun, educational package into your family’s vacation plans. With plenty of family-focused activities... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Family Rendezvous

Intro to Pisanki

April 1, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The ancient art form of pisanki, “writing” a design on an egg, is inspired by nature and is steeped in... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Intro to Pisanki

39th Annual ECR Art Auction

April 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come celebrate Ely's wonderful artists who support Ely youth with their time and talent!  Hearty appetizers and time to browse at... more info »
Amici’s Event Center 10 West Pattison Street, Ely, Minnesota, 55731
39th Annual ECR Art Auction

Level One Pisanki

April 2, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beginners are welcome to take this class. Students who took John’s class on Saturday can use or create a design... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Level One Pisanki

"Ely Past Times" Art Exhibition Open House

April 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "Ely Past Times - A Town's... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

"Past Times" Art Exhibition Open House

April 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "Past Times ." Join us to enjoy the artwork, wine... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

AAUW's "UN-Happy Hour" for Pay Equality

April 4, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The AAUW is hosting an event to keep the conversation moving forward for pay equality. In Minnesota District 8, women... more info »
Northern Grounds 2 W. Sheridan St. , Ely, MN, 55731

Legal Workshop on Estate Planning

April 5, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Kelly Klun from the Klun Law Firm as she explains what documents you need to prepare when planning for... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Celebration of Art & Music

April 8, 2017 - April 20, 2017 | All Day
Ely Venues   A Collaboration of Ely artists, musicians, groups, schools, organizations, and individuals to bring you the best of... more info »

Bent Willow Chair

April 8, 2017 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
You will learn to use hand tools to craft your own functional, rustic, bent willow chair from your collected materials... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Bent Willow Chair

Create a One-of-a-Kind Bead Embroidered Bracelet

April 8, 2017 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn the technique of bead embroidery while creating a one-of-a-kind bracelet. "For me, bead embroidery is like throwing out the... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Create a One-of-a-Kind Bead Embroidered Bracelet

Marketing Series for Entrepreneurs

April 11, 2017 | 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Entrepreneur Fund and Ely Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring a fantastic training series to Ely.  This... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy - Murder Mystery Dunner

April 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Get your glad rags ready for a night to remember! Be a part of this fun filled night of mystery,... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Smile You're in Ely

April 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join for an evening of fun at our Annual Meeting "Smile You're in Ely" event.  Our keynote speaker this year... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Sound Storytime and Instrument Petting Zoo

April 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bring your kids (age 3-7) to learn a bit more about how sound works, try some cool sound related activities,... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Library Scientists – STEM for 4th-6th Grades

April 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you know a kid who loves to figure out how things work?  This program is for them.  Participants will... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Rosemaling in the Telemark Style

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017 | All Day
*Class meets from 4pm-9pm on the 21st & 9am-5pm on the 22nd* The Norwegian Folkart of Rosemaling began around 1750 and is a... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Marketing Series for Entrepreneurs

April 25, 2017 | 12:00 am
The Entrepreneur Fund and Ely Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring a fantastic training series to Ely.  This... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Empty Bowl

April 25, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Annual fund raiser for Ely Area Food Shelf.  Choose a locally crafted pottery bowl, soups and bread donated by area... more info »
St Anthony Church Hall 231 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

May 2017 Events in Ely, MN

"Ely School District Student Exhibition" Art Exhibition Open House

May 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "Ely School District Student Exhibition." Join us... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Introduction to Spinning

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Here’s a chance to try spinning on a wheel before buying your own. You will learn how to turn wool... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Introduction to Spinning

Marketing Series for Entrepreneurs

May 9, 2017 | 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Entrepreneur Fund and Ely Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring a fantastic training series to Ely.  This... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Working for Wolves

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Spend a weekend “Working for Wolves” assisting the wolf care staff with some very specialized projects that benefit the ambassador... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Working for Wolves

7th Annual City Wide Rummage & Business Crazy Day Sale

May 20, 2017 | All Day
Join us on Saturday, May 20th for our 7th annual City Wide Rummage and Business Crazy Day Sale.  There will... more info »

Nature Writing - Spring in the North

May 20, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Of all the seasons, spring is the one that honors life’s power of regeneration. Set aside a day at the... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Nature Writing - Spring in the North

Beginning Pine Needle Basketry

May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine needle art is among the oldest crafts known and pre-dates pottery. For over 9,000 years, Native Americans have made such... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Beginning Pine Needle Basketry

Marketing Series for Entrepreneurs

May 23, 2017 | 12:00 am
The Entrepreneur Fund and Ely Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring a fantastic training series to Ely.  This... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Apple Strudel

May 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apple strudel is a classic dessert of Eastern Europe that’s savored by many Ely area residents. The word strudel refers... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Apple Strudel

Walnut Potica

May 27, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how to make the renowned pastry associated with Ely’s Slovenian heritage. You’ll make the dough, learn how to roll... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Learn to Make Your Own Pasties

May 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Perhaps no traditional food is more closely associated with the Iron Range than pasties (pronounced “past-tees”). Brought here by Cornish... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Learn to Make Your Own Pasties

June 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Wolf Family Rendezvous

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Let our pack meet yours! Add this fun, educational package into your family’s vacation plans. With plenty of family-focused activities... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Family Rendezvous

"On The Water" Art Exhibition Open House

June 5, 2017 | 12:00 am
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "On The Water." Join us to enjoy the artwork,... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

The Great American Canoe Festival & Race

June 10, 2017 - June 11, 2017 | All Day
Join us for the Great American Canoe Festival and Race.  We are excited to bring you the second year of... more info »
Semers Park (and other venues – check website) 476 Shagawa Rd N, Ely, MN, 55731

Geocache Adventures In Wolf Range

June 10, 2017 - June 11, 2017 | 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Test your backcountry navigational skills while you discover the worldwide scavenger hunt pastime known as geocaching! We’ll be preparing you... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Geocache Adventures In Wolf Range

Dorothy Molter Experience: Women’s Canoe Trip

June 13, 2017 - June 17, 2017 | All Day
This fully outfitted and guided canoe trip will immerse you in the wilderness that was once home to Dorothy Molter,... more info »
Dorothy Molter Museum 2002 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely-Winton Historical Society Annual Dinner

June 14, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Annual Meeting. David Kess on “If It Fits It's Finnish”  Social Hour 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6pm.  Meeting & program... more info »
Vermilion Community College 1900 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camp

June 15, 2017 - June 16, 2017 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Let your child release their inner wolf at our Jr. Biologist Mini-Camp! This two-day experience will get your seven to... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camp

Learn to Knit a Norwegian Style Sweater

June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017 | All Day
Do you admire the beautiful sweaters from Scandinavia? Now you can learn to make your own! You’ll knit a doll... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Learn to Knit a Norwegian Style Sweater

Photographing Wild Orchids

June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017 | All Day
Northeast Minnesota is a world hotspot for the number of orchid species growing in a limited area. Within just a... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Pups at One Year

June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Relive the past year of our newest ambassador wolves—Axel and Grayson—and see the adult wolves they are becoming. This is... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Pups at One Year

Dorothy Day

June 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Plan your visit to the museum on this day to take advantage of our annual event to celebrate Dorothy through... more info »
Dorothy Molter Museum 2002 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Summer History Nights

June 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brad Sagen. The Fur Trade of NE Minnesota in CL104 at Vermilion Community College more info »
Vermilion Community College 1900 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Wolves after Dark

June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Have you wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolves after Dark

July 2017 Events in Ely, MN

"Ely Treasures" Art Exhibition Open House

July 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "Ely Treasures." Join us to enjoy the artwork, wine... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

July 4th in Ely!

July 4, 2017 | All Day
Join us for our annual July 4th celebration, including: parade, fireworks, activities for the kids and much more.  Parade kicks... more info »

Summer History Nights

July 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mary Groeninger.  Ely's Trees in CL104 at Vermilion Community College more info »
Vermilion Community College 1900 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Jr. Biologist Summer Camp

July 17, 2017 - July 20, 2017 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Jr. Biologist Summer Camp

Night at the Museum

July 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Although our museum objects don’t “come alive” after dark, we offer a chance to see the museum by candlelight and... more info »
Dorothy Molter Museum 2002 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Watercolor Show & Sale

July 19, 2017 - July 22, 2017 | All Day
Miners Dry House in Ely Arts & Heritage Center 105 Miners Lake Landing Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Summer History Nights

July 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jeffrey Kroll, USFS, Older Than Dirt in CL 104 at Vermilion Community College more info »
Vermilion Community College 1900 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Blueberry/Arts Festival

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017 | All Day
The Blueberry/Art Festival, Ely’s signature summer event, features more than 260 artists and crafters, 30 food vendors and local musicians.... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Make Your Own Blueberry Jam

July 28, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are you interested in preserving those wonderful blueberries you’ve been picking? Learn how to make your own blueberry jam from... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Wolf Ethology

July 29, 2017 - August 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
The Wolf Ethology class is an intensive week of learning, fun, and experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime.... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Ethology

August 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Donuts at Dorothy’s & ‘Beers with Bob

August 6, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stop on by for some coffee ‘an while we celebrate not just Dorothy but also one of her good friends,... more info »
Dorothy Molter Museum 2002 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camp

August 7, 2017 - August 8, 2017 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Let your child release their inner wolf at our Jr. Biologist Mini-Camp! This two-day experience will get your seven to... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camp

"The Winged Ones" Art Exhibition Open House

August 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "The Winged Ones." Join us to enjoy the artwork,... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Loony Day

August 8, 2017 | All Day
Join us Loony Day where the sound of loons can be heard throughout town.  Afternoon Loon Calling Contest at the... more info »

Wolves after Dark

August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Have you wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolves after Dark

Ely Watercross

August 12, 2017 - August 13, 2017 | All Day
The Ely round of the International Watercross Association ( IWA ) Season is sponsored by The Ely Watercross Association.  The... more info »
Longbranch CR 177, Winton

Boundary Waters Blues Festival

August 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017 | All Day
Join us for fantastic blues music in our beautiful northwoods setting. more info »
Longbranch CR 177, Winton

Tracking the Pack

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Have you ever wanted to experience the life of a biologist? You may get the opportunity when you join us... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Tracking the Pack

Canning Tomatoes

August 30, 2017 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Home-canned tomatoes can be used about any way your culinary imagination takes you! They are delicious in sauces, blended for... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

September 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Wolf Family Rendezvous

September 2, 2017 - September 3, 2017 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Let our pack meet yours! Add this fun, educational package into your family’s vacation plans. With plenty of family-focused activities... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Family Rendezvous

Making Slovenian Canned Peppers

September 4, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Slovenes have always eaten home canned peppers that were canned using oil and vinegar.  These peppers were used as condiments,... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Making Slovenian Canned Peppers

"Harvest Moon" Art Exhibition Open House

September 4, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the local artist who have created works of art inspired by the theme "Harvest Moon." Join us to enjoy... more info »
Art & Soul Gallery 427 E. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Harvest Moon Festival

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017 | All Day
Autumn in Ely also brings the Harvest Moon Festival, which takes place the first weekend after Labor Day in Whiteside... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Crabapple Jelly : Harvest, Prep & Canning

September 9, 2017 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for a day of picking, boiling and juicing crabapples to make jars of homemade crabapple jelly the way... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Wine, Women, and Wolves: Boundary Waters Adventure

September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Join us for a fun, relaxing weekend learning about wolves and the northwoods while enjoying the company of women who... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Marathon and Boundary Waters Bank Half Marathon

September 23, 2017 | 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
3rd Annual Ely Marathon and Boundary Waters Bank Half Marathon more info »
Ely, MN Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Sisu Fall Knitting Retreat

September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017 | All Day
Camp Widjiwagan is located about 20 minutes outside of Ely on the Echo Trail. Cabins are somewhat rustic with bunk... more info »
Camp Widjiwagan 3788 N Arm Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Wolves and Bears and Eagles, Oh My!

September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Discover all that the north woods has to offer through the all-inclusive Wolves and Bears and Eagles, Oh My! program.... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolves and Bears and Eagles, Oh My!

Capturing Fall Colors

September 30, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Be a part of an autumn tradition in the North Country – observing and photographing fall color! This class will... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

October 2017 Events in Ely, MN

Wolf Photography Weekend

October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Discover the art of photographing wolves at the International Wolf Center. Participants will learn important information about wolves and what... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Photography Weekend

Wolves after Dark

October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Have you wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolves after Dark

Working for Wolves

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Spend a weekend “Working for Wolves” assisting the wolf care staff with some very specialized projects that benefit the ambassador... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Working for Wolves

February 2018 Events in Ely, MN

Ely Art Walk

February 1, 2018 - February 11, 2018 | All Day
Discover the many talented artisans of the Ely area!  Store front displays may be viewed throughout the festival.  Maps of... more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 1, 2018 - February 11, 2018 | All Day
Ten days of winter fun in Ely.  Snow carvings in the park, art in merchant windows, food, music, winter sports... more info »

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