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Gene's Foods Coloring Contest

Gene's Foods coloring contest is starting this week. Stop in an pick up a coloring page or print this one and return to us by April 3rd. Prizes will be given in four age brackets, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 & 10-12. See you soon!

CONTACT: Gene's Foods
PHONE: 387-1212
DATE: 03/23/2015 12:36pm

Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center - Lab

The CCNSH Laboratory routinely performs Outpatient lab testing from both local physicians and out-of-town physicians.  To have your testing performed at your local hospital Laboratory, just request a copy of your Outpatient lab services order from your physician.  It is up to the patient to choose where their lab testing is performed.  Outpatient hours are M-F 8-5pm and Saturday 8-Noon.  Bring your physician-signed lab referral to the Hospital reception desk.  Call the lab at 218-387-3267 for more information or questions.

CONTACT: Jodi Johnson
PHONE: 218-387-3040
DATE: 03/23/2015 08:14am

Bauer pottery dishes for sale

67 pieces of Bauer Pottery dishes for sale. Off white. In addition to place settings there are serving bowls, cream pitcher, sugar bowl, salt and pepper shakers and cookie jar.  Was asking $50; now asking $40. Available at 1st and 2nd Thrift Store. 

CONTACT: 1st and 2nd Thrift Store
PHONE: 387-1826
DATE: 03/22/2015 11:16am

NSMA presents a Spring Dance! 4/4 @ NHFS

Celebrate the thaw with friends and neighbors at North Shore Music Association's 

Spring Dance! Randy Sabien & the Unusual Suspects

North House Folk School, 500 W. Hwy. 61

April 4, 7:30-10:30 PM

Tickets: $10 adults, $5 youth (18 & under) FOR SALE AT DOOR ONLY

No dance experience necessary--just bring your pent-up winter energy and get ready to release it! For those who know dance steps, styles will include swing, 2-step, foxtrot, waltz, polka, and Latin (rumba, cumbia, salsa, and samba). There will be very limited seating for those who prefer to sit and listen.

RANDY SABIEN, dubbed "the past, present and future of jazz violin" by NPR's "Jazz Profiles," is a regular at Big Top Chautauqua and has performed on "A Prairie Home Companion" and "Austin City Limits," as well as at the Daytona Jazz Festival, the Juneau Jazz Festival, and the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

CHRIS GILLIS is primarily a jazz/blues pianist who is also fluent in classics, standards, old school R&B, and New Orleans style. Now making MN his home, Gillis began his musical career in New Orleans.

JIM CHENOWETH has played bass professionally for more than 30 years, studying with world-renowned bassist Anthony Cox, and recording and performing with local luminaries such as Irv Williams, Debbie Duncan, Phil Aaron, and Benny Weinbeck.

For more details about this and other upcoming NSMA events, please go to

Photo by Alice Gebura

CONTACT: North Shore Music Association
PHONE: 218-387-1272
DATE: 03/22/2015 09:55am

Artists-in-Residence Open Studios | Art Colony

All are welcome to drop by the Art Colony tomorrow between 1 - 3pm, meet the artists-in-residence, and view their works in progress.

1 - 2pm | Print Studio | Marty Harris

2 - 3pm | Founders Hall | Mary Bergs

Saturday, March 28, each artist will be facilitating a half-day workshop:

Make a Mark | Marty Harris | 9am - Noon | $15

Quilting Bee/Artist Salon | Mary Bergs | 1 - 4pm | $15

Call the Art Colony with questions or to register: 218-387-2737

CONTACT: Grand Marais Art Colony
PHONE: 218-387-2737
DATE: 03/20/2015 03:42pm

DOCKAN & OIKARI (aka Bug Lite!) @Voyageur Brewing Co. Fri & Sat

Rod "Little Daddy" Dockan and Al "The Iron Finn" Oikari (aka Bug Lite!) are performing tonight, Friday, March 20, and tomorrow night, at the Voyageur Brewing Company in Grand Marais.  The music starts at 8 p.m.   

Rod and Al go way back - all the way to high school garage bands here in Cook County  And both have been playing ever since.  They are also founding members of the local dance band COOK COUNTYS MOST WANTED.  Come on down and check these two  out - nothing but sweet, tasty tunes from a couple of pretty good guys!  ;-)

Dockan & Oikari
aka Bug Lite!
Where: Voyageur Brewing Co.
Grand Marais
When: 8-11pm
Fri & Sat 
March 20 & 21

CONTACT: caribou
DATE: 03/20/2015 01:55pm