August 2019 Events in Ely, MN

Making Watercolor Notecards

August 17, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to create your own cards for that special occasion? You will learn about color mixing and... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Making Watercolor Notecards

6th Annual Morse/Fall Lake fire Relief Association Barbecue & Raffle

August 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sawdust Pile at 3pm. Kids games. Fire trucks. BBQ Roast Pork and Roast Beef. Prizes. Raffles. Beer trailer. Hope to... more info »
Morse-Fall Lake Fire Department 1371 Grant McMahon Blvd, Ely, MN, 55731

Book Signing: Norman Weeks

August 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Book signing with Norman Weeks: Nature Norm's North Woods more info »
Piragis Northwoods Bookstore 105 N Central Ave, Ely, MN, 55731, MN
Book Signing: Norman Weeks

Nature Walk at Bear Head Lake State Park

August 18, 2019 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Come with us as we explore the scenic Cub Lake Trail located at Bear Head State Park. We will be... more info »
Bear Head Lake State Park 9301 Bear Head State Park , Ely, MN, 55731

Wild Canines (Dogs) of Minnesota

August 18, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Come learn about the different species of wild Canines (dogs) in Minnesota. We will talk about the skulls, furs and... more info »
Bear Head Lake State Park 9301 Bear Head State Park , Ely, MN, 55731

Fabulous Fire Making

August 18, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Come learn the basics of fire making. We will be discussing different methods of starting and building a fire. Stop... more info »
Bear Head Lake State Park 9301 Bear Head State Park , Ely, MN, 55731

Living Arts - A Cultural Presentation-Traditional Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) Dance Regalia

August 19, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come witness resiliency of the Anishaanabe people through the continuance of traditional crafting, singing, drumming, and dancing. Chaz Wagner, a... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Living Arts - A Cultural Presentation-Traditional Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe) Dance Regalia

End of Summer Ely Field Naturalist Potluck

August 19, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join the Ely Field Naturalists for their End of Summer celebration. Hope to see you there! more info »
Field Naturalist Resource Center 45 E Chapman St, Ely, MN, 55731

ATV Planning Meeting for Hosting 2020 Ride & Rally

August 19, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join us whether you ride or not to begin planning for the Prospector ATV Club to host the 2020... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Young Artist Series

August 20, 2019 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
ages 6 and up Each session consists of 3 weeks, 2 days per week, 1 hour each day June 4-20 ... more info »
Amici’s Ceremony Hall (adjacent to The Art Corner) 301 W Sheridan St., Ely, MN, 55731
Young Artist Series

Tuesday Group

August 20, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Pioneer Mine Tour / Ely Arts & Heritage

August 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"If the Jeep is there, we are open!" more info »
Pioneer Mine 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Historic Walking Tours

August 20, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet in front of City Hall to learn about Ely's great history. more info »

Farmers Market

August 20, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hope to see you there! more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

NLAA Ely Artist Market

August 20, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Nite Live

August 20, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Do the walk" to many local businesses for specials and great entertainment. Maps of participating locations will be available at... more info »

Live Music at Snowbank Lodge & Outfitters with Barb Cary Hall

August 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic fishing resort on Snowbank Lake 20 miles east of Ely on the scenic Fernberg Road. Featuring single entree dinners.... more info »
Snowbank Lodge & Outfitters 14564 Snow Lodge Road, Ely, MN, 55731
Live Music at Snowbank Lodge & Outfitters with Barb Cary Hall

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

August 21, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Catch the Wellness Wave

August 21, 2019 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ely Area Food Shelf 15 W Conan St, Ely, MN, 55731
Catch the Wellness Wave

Food Shelf Shopping Day

August 21, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Numbers/Appointment times are given out at 11:00. If you wish to come between 3:00pm and 6:00pm wait time is minimal... more info »
Ely Food Shelf 15 West Conan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Canoe Flotilla to Lac La Croix Pow Wow

August 22, 2019 - August 25, 2019 | All Day
We visited in 2016 and had our 13' birchbark canoe blessed by an elder, and the Lac La Croix First... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Canoe Flotilla to Lac La Croix Pow Wow

Business Networking Breakfast

August 22, 2019 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us for our Business Networking Breakfast on Thursday, August 22nd from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Share news with other... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731
Business Networking Breakfast

Young Artist Series

August 22, 2019 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
ages 6 and up Each session consists of 3 weeks, 2 days per week, 1 hour each day June 4-20 ... more info »
Amici’s Ceremony Hall (adjacent to The Art Corner) 301 W Sheridan St., Ely, MN, 55731
Young Artist Series

Sticks and Stones Necklace

August 22, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Utilizing a variety of natural materials, such as sticks, metal, leather, and stones, students will create a one of a... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Sticks and Stones Necklace

"Nailed it" Competition

August 22, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are you tops at turning a picture into reality? Just like the TV show - competitors will be given a... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Nature, A Walking Play

August 22, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nature is an outdoor play detailing the dramatic friendship between Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Professional actors from Tiger... more info »
HIdden Valley Ski Area Hidden Valley Road, Ely, Minnesota, 55731
Nature, A Walking Play

Trunk Show "Quilting on the Curve"

August 22, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
You are invited to a trunk show "Quilting on the Curve" by Ruthann Cheney. Free will offering with proceeds being... more info »
LedgeRock Community Church 1515 E. Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Embarrass Region Fair

August 23, 2019 - August 25, 2019 | All Day
It's Fair Time!  August 23-25, 2019  Join us for all the fun fair activities PLUS live entertainment on our outdoor... more info »
Embarrass Region Fairgrounds 4855 Highway 21, Embarrass, MN, 55732
Embarrass Region Fair

Preschool Storytime

August 23, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come to a special themed storytime for preschool ages this summer. Along with some great picture books, we'll have fingerplays,... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Archery

August 23, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Want to learn the basics of using a bow and arrows? Maybe you just want to practice your skills. Come... more info »
Bear Head Lake State Park 9301 Bear Head State Park , Ely, MN, 55731

All Things Chaga

August 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Did you know, growing on our birch trees is one of the most powerfully medicinal mushrooms in the world? Chaga... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
All Things Chaga

All Things Chaga

August 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Did you know, growing on our birch trees is one of the most powerfully medicinal mushrooms in the world? Chaga... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Movie Matinee

August 23, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Looking for a fun way to spend the afternoon? Join us for popcorn and a movie at our monthly Movie... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Pioneer Mine Tour / Ely Arts & Heritage

August 23, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
"If the Jeep is there, we are open!" more info »
Pioneer Mine 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Nature, A Walking Play

August 23, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nature is an outdoor play detailing the dramatic friendship between Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Professional actors from Tiger... more info »
HIdden Valley Ski Area Hidden Valley Road, Ely, Minnesota, 55731
Nature, A Walking Play

Make a Bent Willow Chair

August 23, 2019 - August 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 23, 2019      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday, August 24, 2019   9:00 AM - 4:00 pm PLEASE... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Make a Bent Willow Chair

Nature Walk at Bear Head State Park

August 23, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come with us as we explore the scenic Cub Lake Trail located at Bear Head Lake State Park. We will... more info »
Bear Head Lake State Park 9301 Bear Head State Park , Ely, MN, 55731

Craft a Custom Fit Moccasin

August 24, 2019 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Moccasins are the best natural footwear ever devised. Warm, light & lithe, they're said to give you "magic feet" that... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Craft a Custom Fit Moccasin

Weaving Bands on a Rigid Heddle Loom

August 24, 2019 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Do you own a rigid heddle loom and wonder what else you can weave on it? Learn how to weave... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Weaving Bands on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Nature, A Walking Play

August 24, 2019 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Nature is an outdoor play detailing the dramatic friendship between Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Professional actors from Tiger... more info »
Hidden Valley Chalet 1340 Hidden Valley Road, Ely, MN, 55731
Nature, A Walking Play

Nature - post show discussion with cast and audience

August 24, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The professional actors and musicians, including the playwright who created the play Nature and who is a direct descendant of... more info »
Hidden Valley Ski Area Hidden Valley Road, Ely, Minnesota, 55731

Nature, A Walking Play

August 24, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nature is an outdoor play detailing the dramatic friendship between Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Professional actors from Tiger... more info »
HIdden Valley Ski Area Hidden Valley Road, Ely, Minnesota, 55731
Nature, A Walking Play

St. Anthony Church 4th Sunday Breakfast

August 25, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Please join us around 11 am in the church hall for pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, baked goodies, and beverages!... more info »
St Anthony Church Hall 231 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Nature, A Walking Play

August 25, 2019 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Nature is an outdoor play detailing the dramatic friendship between Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Professional actors from Tiger... more info »
Hidden Valley Chalet 1340 Hidden Valley Road, Ely, MN, 55731
Nature, A Walking Play

Ely Living with Fire Speaker Series

August 26, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fire is a natural element to the health of our boreal forest. Join us for these four FREE events.  Learn ... more info »
Ely Senior Center 27 S. 1st Avenue East , Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

August 27, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Pioneer Mine Tour / Ely Arts & Heritage

August 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"If the Jeep is there, we are open!" more info »
Pioneer Mine 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Farmers Market

August 27, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hope to see you there! more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

NLAA Ely Artist Market

August 27, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

August 28, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Pinterest Projects - Bird Feeders

August 28, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 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

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

August 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

St. Louis County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

August 29, 2019 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northwoods Transfer Station 9384 Highway 21, Ely, MN, 55731

1001 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation

August 29, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event will honor the children who have finished their 1,000 book goal within the past year. Expect lots of... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Preschool Storytime

August 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come to a special themed storytime for preschool ages this summer. Along with some great picture books, we'll have fingerplays,... more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Upscale Dream Necklace

August 30, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Students will create a one-of-a-kind necklace loosely based on the style of a Native American dream catcher. Recycled jewelry and... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Upscale Dream Necklace

Fest du Nord

August 30, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us at Camp du Nord on beautiful Burntside Lake in Ely, MN for our 8th annual Fest du Nord... more info »
YMCA Camp du Nord 3606 North Arm Rd., Ely, MN, 55731
Fest du Nord

Pioneer Mine Tour / Ely Arts & Heritage

August 30, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
"If the Jeep is there, we are open!" more info »
Pioneer Mine 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Fest du Nord

August 31, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us at Camp du Nord on beautiful Burntside Lake in Ely, MN for our 8th annual Fest du Nord... more info »
YMCA Camp du Nord 3606 North Arm Rd., Ely, MN, 55731
Fest du Nord

September 2019 Events in Ely, MN

Fest du Nord

September 1, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us at Camp du Nord on beautiful Burntside Lake in Ely, MN for our 8th annual Fest du Nord... more info »
YMCA Camp du Nord 3606 North Arm Rd., Ely, MN, 55731
Fest du Nord

Art and Soul Gallery Monthly Open House

September 2, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Art and Soul Gallery, featuring local artists 427 East Sheridan St., Ely , MN, 55731-0807

Tuesday Group

September 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Book Signing: Tim Jollymore

September 3, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come over to Piragis’ Bookstore to meet Tim Jollymore, author of People You've Been Before more info »
Piragis Northwoods 105 N Central Ave, Ely, MN, 55731
Book Signing: Tim Jollymore

Pioneer Mine Tour / Ely Arts & Heritage

September 3, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"If the Jeep is there, we are open!" more info »
Pioneer Mine 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Farmers Market

September 3, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hope to see you there! more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

NLAA Ely Artist Market

September 3, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

September 4, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Wild Rice Harvesting

September 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This class is also offered on Thursday, September 5th. We will spend a day harvesting wild rice from a local... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Wild Rice Harvesting

Birch Bark Baskets 101

September 5, 2019 | 12:00 am
Tuition: $40   Materials: $5 Learn to make a beautiful, simple birch bark basket using spruce roots, birch bark and saplings... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Birch Bark Baskets 101

Harvest Moon Festival

September 6, 2019 | All Day
Entertainment Schedule  Live Music Friday: Timmy Haus from noon - 3pm Sunday: The Singing Slovenes with guest appearance by Kerry... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731
Harvest Moon Festival

Barn Quilts for Beginners

September 6, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barn quilts have a relatively recent history in American agricultural communities. A nod to the contributions of women in agriculture,... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Barn Quilts for Beginners

Make a Wallet from Fish Leather

September 6, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tuition: $20  Materials: $25 Learn to make a small minimalist wallet... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Make a Wallet from Fish Leather

Harvest Moon Festival

September 7, 2019 | All Day
Entertainment Schedule  Live Music Friday: Timmy Haus from noon - 3pm Sunday: The Singing Slovenes with guest appearance by Kerry... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731
Harvest Moon Festival

2nd Annual Soup Cup Scramble

September 7, 2019 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ely Golf Club 901 S Central Avenue, Ely, MN, 55731
2nd Annual Soup Cup Scramble

Harvest Moon Festival

September 8, 2019 | All Day
Entertainment Schedule  Live Music Friday: Timmy Haus from noon - 3pm Sunday: The Singing Slovenes with guest appearance by Kerry... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731
Harvest Moon Festival

Southern Taurids Meteor Shower

September 10, 2019 - November 20, 2019 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Tuesday Group

September 10, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Email Marketing Mastery (Session 1)

September 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
In this first session you'll learn how email marketing fits into the digital marketing mix, the three different types of... more info »
Ten Below Coworking 8 N Central Avenue, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

September 11, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Rosemaling Painting: Telemark Style

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019 | 12:00 am
Two Day Class: PLEASE NOTE the different times for each day. Friday, September 13, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday, September... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Rosemaling Painting: Telemark Style

Rosemaling Painting: Telemark Style

September 13, 2019 - September 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Two Day Class: PLEASE NOTE the different times for each day. Friday, September 13, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday, September... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Rosemaling Painting: Telemark Style

Wolves and Women’s Weekend: Boundary Waters Adventure 2019

September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 9:00 am
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
Wolves and Women’s Weekend: Boundary Waters Adventure 2019

Concert: Ottie the Mink

September 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Minneapolis-based trio featuring Tim O'Keefe, percussion/oud/duduk & more; Jacqueline Ultan, cello; and Laura Harada, violin. The trio plays with the rhythms... more info »
Tofte Lake Center 2209 Fernberg Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Intro to Chip Carving

September 14, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chip carving is a very old craft practiced by many cultures. The patterns we typically see are based on Northern... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Intro to Chip Carving

Tuesday Group

September 17, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

September 18, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Food Shelf Shopping Day

September 18, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Numbers/Appointment times are given out at 11:00. If you wish to come between 3:00pm and 6:00pm wait time is minimal... more info »
Ely Food Shelf 15 West Conan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Poets and Pints Ely

September 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Marathon 2019

September 20, 2019 - September 21, 2019 | All Day
Schedule of Events Friday 12:00-10:00pm: Packet Pickup at Vermilion Community College 7:00 pm: Northern Lights 5K Glow Run Saturday 5:30-7:30am:... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Courtney Yasmineh in Concert

September 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
International touring and recording artist and Tofte Lake Center’s 2019 recipient of the Gaia Fenna Memorial Fellowship, Courtney Yasmineh, presents... more info »
Northern Grounds 2 W. Sheridan St. , Ely, MN, 55731

Dorothy's Root Beer Run Children's Marathon

September 21, 2019 | All Day
Advanced registration required through the Ely Marathon. Participating children run 25 miles prior to marathon day (at your own pace)... more info »

Chocoholic Frolic

September 21, 2019 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
If you love shopping and chocolate, then this is the event for you.  Businesses will have in-store drawings for their... more info »

Superior National Forest Public Open House on Commercial Services Offered to Recreationists

September 23, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Superior National Forest is examining the use of recreational commercial services provided on the Forest. To fully understand all... more info »
Vermilion Community College 1900 E Camp St, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

September 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Field Naturalist Wednesday Morning Outings

September 25, 2019 | 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Each Wednesday, participants can meet at he Ely Chamber of Commerce parking lot to carpool to local places of interest. more info »

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

September 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

Capturing Fall Colors

September 29, 2019 | 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
Capturing Fall Colors

October 2019 Events in Ely, MN

Tuesday Group

October 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Orionids Meteor Shower

October 2, 2019 - November 7, 2019 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Wolves after Dark

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019 | 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

Nature Writing: Autumn in the North

October 5, 2019 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
As autumn’s colorful landscapes peak, we pause to appreciate summer’s bounty and prepare for the season to come. Set aside... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Nature Writing: Autumn in the North

2nd Annual ATV Ride for Special Olympics

October 5, 2019 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us on the 2nd Annual ATV Ride for Special Olympics on Saturday, October 5, 2019.  Riders will meet at... more info »

Night Sky Photography: The Aurora & Star Trails

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This is a two-day class. (Please note the different times on each day.) Saturday, October 5, 2019 6:00 PM-10:00 PM... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Night Sky Photography: The Aurora & Star Trails

Art and Soul Gallery Monthly Open House

October 7, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Art and Soul Gallery, featuring local artists 427 East Sheridan St., Ely , MN, 55731-0807

Tuesday Group

October 8, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Northwoods Partners 10th Annual Healthy Aging Expo

October 10, 2019 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Northwoods Partners will be hosting their 10th annual Healthy Aging Expo (formerly Elder Expo Ely) on Thursday, October 10th from... more info »
Amicis Event Center 10 W Pattison Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Northwoods Partners 10th Annual Healthy Aging Expo

North Country by Canoe

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019 | 12:00 pm
Spend an autumn weekend in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness! Participants will join a member of the International Wolf... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
North Country by Canoe

Tuesday Group

October 15, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Food Shelf Shopping Day

October 16, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Numbers/Appointment times are given out at 11:00. If you wish to come between 3:00pm and 6:00pm wait time is minimal... more info »
Ely Food Shelf 15 West Conan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Poets and Pints Ely

October 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Jake Forsman Memorial Car Show and Burnout Competition

October 19, 2019 | All Day
A car show and burnout competition in the heart of the city. For more information, visit https://www.elycarshow.org more info »
Ely Public Library 224 E Chapman Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Wolf Family Rendezvous

October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
A full weekend of family fun showcases the best of what the International Wolf Center and Ely has to offer.... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Wolf Family Rendezvous

Northern Taurids Meteor Shower

October 20, 2019 - December 10, 2019 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Take Me Home- The Music of John Denver Starring Jim Curry

October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
The untimely death of John Denver in 1997 was a tragedy felt the world over. Such a void in the... more info »
Washington Auditorium 600 E Harvey St, Ely , MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

October 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Learn to Spin

October 25, 2019 - October 26, 2019 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This is a two-day class. Note that each day has different times. Friday, October 25, 2019       4:00pm -... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Learn to Spin

Working for Wolves

October 25, 2019 - October 27, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Spend a weekend “Workin’ for Wolves” assisting the wolf care staff with some winterization projects. In the fall, we have... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731
Working for Wolves

Tuesday Group

October 29, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

October 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

November 2019 Events in Ely, MN

Art and Soul Gallery Monthly Open House

November 4, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Art and Soul Gallery, featuring local artists 427 East Sheridan St., Ely , MN, 55731-0807

Tuesday Group

November 5, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Leonids Meteor Shower

November 6, 2019 - November 30, 2019 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Tuesday Group

November 12, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Intro to Digital Photography

November 15, 2019 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
This class is intended for beginner to intermediate photographers, and it's just in time for you to get ready for... more info »
Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731
Intro to Digital Photography

Tuesday Group

November 19, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Food Shelf Shopping Day

November 20, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Numbers/Appointment times are given out at 11:00. If you wish to come between 3:00pm and 6:00pm wait time is minimal... more info »
Ely Food Shelf 15 West Conan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Poets and Pints Ely

November 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Jason Farnham

November 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Take George Winston, Victor Borge, Schroeder from Peanuts, and Beethoven on steroids. Throw in blender. Mix well and Serve. An... more info »
Washington Auditorium 600 E Harvey St, Ely , MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

November 26, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

November 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

Thanksgiving Night Shopping

November 28, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Support local businesses while shopping for the holidays! Come out after your Thanksgiving dinner and shop at local businesses for... more info »

Holiday Fantasy

November 29, 2019 - November 30, 2019 | All Day
Miner’s Dry 401 N Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely's Christmas Parade and City Tree Lighting

November 30, 2019 | All Day
The theme and time of the 2019 parade will be announced closer to the day of the event. Ely kicks... more info »
Whiteside Park 721 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely's Small Town Christmas Celebration

November 30, 2019 | All Day
Start out the day by shopping at our local businesses. Ely businesses make shopping easy, especially for those hard to... more info »

December 2019 Events in Ely, MN

Art and Soul Gallery Monthly Open House

December 2, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Art and Soul Gallery, featuring local artists 427 East Sheridan St., Ely , MN, 55731-0807

Tuesday Group

December 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

December 10, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Mrs. Claus Party

December 14, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come and join Mrs. Claus as she hosts a party for the little ones.  Tables full of activities -  ALL... more info »

Ursids Meteor Shower

December 17, 2019 - December 26, 2019 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Tuesday Group

December 17, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Food Shelf Shopping Day

December 18, 2019 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Numbers/Appointment times are given out at 11:00. If you wish to come between 3:00pm and 6:00pm wait time is minimal... more info »
Ely Food Shelf 15 West Conan Street, Ely, MN, 55731

Poets and Pints Ely

December 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

December 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

December 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

Quadrantids Meteor Shower

December 27, 2019 - January 10, 2020 | All Day
Ely is filled with endless things to see and do. While visiting, don't miss the wonder of our night sky.... more info »

Tuesday Group

December 31, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

January 2020 Events in Ely, MN

Art and Soul Gallery Monthly Open House

January 6, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Art and Soul Gallery, featuring local artists 427 East Sheridan St., Ely , MN, 55731-0807

Tuesday Group

January 7, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

January 14, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Poets and Pints Ely

January 16, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

North Country by Dogsled

January 17, 2020 - January 19, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Join International Wolf Center staff on an adventure into the north country by dogsled to learn about wolves! Start your... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731, MN
North Country by Dogsled

Wolf Family Rendezvous

January 18, 2020 - January 19, 2020 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am
A full weekend of family fun showcases the best of what the International Wolf Center and Ely has to offer.... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731, MN
Wolf Family Rendezvous

Tuesday Group

January 21, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Tuesday Group

January 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club Meeting

January 29, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Ely Igloo Snowmobile Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at Silver Rapids at 7pm Monthly meeting... more info »
Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN, 55731

February 2020 Events in Ely, MN

Tuesday Group

February 4, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meetings are at the Grand Ely Lodge at noon on Tuesdays. More information will be available closer to the meeting... more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Artwalk

February 6, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 6, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 7, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 7, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 8, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 8, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 9, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 9, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 10, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 10, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 11, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 11, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 12, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 12, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 13, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 13, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Dorothy Molter Museum Annual Fundraising Dinner & Annual Meeting

February 13, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Watch for more details as we get closer to February or go to https://www.rootbeerlady.com more info »
Grand Ely Lodge 400 N Pioneer Road, Ely, MN, 55731

Ely Artwalk

February 14, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 14, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 15, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 15, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Ely Artwalk

February 16, 2020 | All Day
Downtown stores fill their windows with artwork to create an outdoor gallery. Runs throughout the Ely Winter Festival. more info »

Ely Winter Festival

February 16, 2020 | All Day
10 days of celebrating winter in all its glory with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, winter... more info »

Poets and Pints Ely

February 20, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

March 2020 Events in Ely, MN

Poets and Pints Ely

March 19, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Sultans of String

March 19, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2017 JUNO nominees and SiriusXM winners Sultans of String, thrill their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco,... more info »
Washington Auditorium 600 E Harvey St, Ely , MN, 55731

April 2020 Events in Ely, MN

Poets and Pints Ely

April 16, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

Tracking the Pack

April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Have you ever wanted to experience the life of a biologist? Join us for our wolf research weekend adventure! Our... more info »
International Wolf Center 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN, 55731, MN
Tracking the Pack

May 2020 Events in Ely, MN

Sundae & Mr. Goessl

May 5, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This husband and wife (guitar/vocal) duo put on a vintage and inspired show that blends blues, swing, country and Latin... more info »
Babbitt School 30 South Drive, Babbitt , MN, 55706

Poets and Pints Ely

May 21, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OPEN MIC! All ages welcome, alcohol and coffee beverages will be available from Northern Grounds menu. Open to the public.... more info »
Northern Grounds (formerly the VFW Club) 2nd W. Sheridan St, Ely, MN, 55731

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