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Munising / Grand Marais Winter Events

December 2016

1st, Thursday

Rekindle the Spirit
Downtown Munising
5:30-7:30pm; Kick off the holiday season in downtown Munising
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Michigan Snowmobile Season Begins!
Trails open for use

2nd, Friday

Muzzleloading Deer Hunting Season Opener
Upper Peninsula – Zone 1

2nd-4th, Friday – Sunday

9th annual Holiday Open House
Open Wings & Gallery, Munising
Fri/Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-3pm; Discounts, Door Prizes, Refreshments
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3rd, Saturday

Christmas Open House
Alger County Historical Society, Munising
10am-4pm; Munising Community Band performs at 1pm; Door prizes & Refreshments; 20% discount on select items
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16th, Friday

Community Christmas Party
Grand Marais
Ho, ho, ho! Come meet Santa and enjoy a holiday dinner at the Community Center, staring at 6pm. Everyone is welcome!

25th, Sunday

Merry Christmas!

January 2017

1st, Sunday

Happy New Year!

February 2017

11th, Saturday

Winter Camping: A Thrival Gathering at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Becker’s Farm area, Munising
12pm-4pm; learn about winter camping techniques; everyone is welcome, from beginner to expert!
Directions: Park in the Munising Falls Visitor Center parking lot (across from Munising Hospital on Washington St/Sand Pt Road). Walk north on Sand Point Road and look for the snowmobile trail on the right. Follow the signs up the hill to the campsite. It’s about 1/3 of a mile hike from the lot. 

15th-19th, Wednesday-Sunday

Michigan Ice Fest
Ice climbing festival
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16th-19th, Thursday-Sunday

UP 200 & Midnight Run Sled Dog Races
Marquette, Chatham, Wetmore, Grand Marais
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25th, Saturday

24th Annual Outhouse Classic
Festivities been at noon, racing starts at 2:00p.m. Be there! 
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