Around Cook County
Tofte has a full day and evening of festivities planned for July 4. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Tofte’s Jeannie Larson on North Shore Morning.
Festival at the Tofte Town Park
Contact Dori Betts with Festival questions: 370-0518 or 387-1417
11:00 am -5:00 pm
Local arts and crafts, tasty food for sale
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Bingo in the Tofte Town Hall
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beer garden with great live music
Parade at 2:00 pm, line up at 1:30 pm on the west end of Tofte Park Road.
3:00 pm Tofte Citizen of the Year award presentation
5:00 – 7:00 pm Spaghetti dinner at the Zoar Lutheran Church
Fireworks over the lake around 9:45 p.m.
“There’s No Place Like Home” is a series of summer nature explorations offered through Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Sugarloaf Cove naturalist Margie Menzies on North Shore Morning.
There's No Place Like Home: Explore Cook County
1 pm, June 26- August 7, and August 21
Featuring an opportunity to have a more in-depth exploration of Cook County's special places with your neighbors. Each week will feature a new unique habitat or location which participants will explore with Sugarloaf's naturalist.
June 26 - The Bog/Black Spruce Tamarack forest
July 3 - The Boreal Forest/Spruce Fir forest
July 10 - The Maple Hardwood forest
July 17 - The Aspen/Birch North Shore forest
July 24 - The Pine forest
July 31 - Rock and Cliff Environment
August 7 - Inland Lakes
August 21 - Lake Superior
Rain or shine, there will be a musical celebration of July’s Full Moon this Wednesday at Drury Lane Books in Grand Marais. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with cellist Yvonne Caruthers on North Shore Morning.
Cellist Yvonne Caruthers will perform Wednesday, July 1, at 8pm on the lakeshore at Drury Lane Books for a Full Moon Music Celebration. More information at 387-3370.
This weekend in Hovland there’ll be two days of art, music and food. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with artist Hella Buchheim about the Hovland Arts Festival on North Shore Morning.
Friday, July 3rd & Saturday, July 4th
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hovland Town Hall
Photography, Wood Work, Ojibwe Beadwork, Jewelry, Wood Burning / Pyrography, Oil on Canvas
It looks like a mixed bag of weather this week but with a good chance for a sunny 4th. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about holiday week weather.
A much needed bridge replacement, invasive species, school levies, mining and mineral matters, taxes and a town hall…all this and more in the week’s news.