Porcupine Mountains Music Festival



National Midwest Rendezvous 2005 - Ontonagon



Aura Jamboree



Ontonagon's 1st Snow-Go-Bye Festival


1st Annual Ice "Fastival" - Chassell Bay


Chassell 2004 Strawberry Festival



We will continue to add to these lists as we learn more about them. We will also be linking each Festival and Tournament to its own page as time permits. If you have information about any festival, race, or tournament that we missed, please e-mail us at     

info@coppercountry.com 

Community and County Festivals/Fairs/Celebrations

Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival Hancock 487-7302 January 17-22, 2009
2nd Winter Traditional POW WOW Baraga Senior Center 353-6623, ext 4134  
MTU Winter Carnival - 86th Annual Houghton 487-2818 February 5-8, 2009
Annual JohnDee.com Snowfest Keweenaw Peninsula See Web Site for Details January 30-31, 2009
Keweenaw International Migratory Bird Day Festival Copper Harbor 906-289-4813 May 15-16,  2009
KBIC Children's Head Start Pow-Wow Niiwin Akeaa Community Center in Baraga Marianne- 524-5859  
Bridgefest Celebration Houghton/Hancock 482-5240 June 13-15, 2008
Seafood Fest Houghton/Hancock 482-5240 June 12-14, 2008
Riverfest Ontonagon 884-4735 June 9-10, 2007
Annual Senior Heritage Day & Carnival Hancock (Houghton Co Arena) Barb Maronen  482-7382ext. 181  
50th Annual International Guts Frisbee Tournament Celebration Hancock Driving Park off Birch Street in Hancock go to website  
Hoop N Holler Annual Cardboard Boat Race Lake Gogebic 906-575-5555 July 6, 2008
Relay for Life Houghton 4823550 June 22-23, 2007
Old Victoria Log Cabin Day Celebration Old Victoria   June 24, 2007
4th Annual Pasty Fest Calumet at Agassiz Park 337-6246 June 27&28, 2008
Annual Twin Lakes Boat Parade Twin Lakes 288-3663 July  3, 2008 - starts at 10:30 am
4th of July Parades and Celebrations Lake Linden
South Range
Dollar Bay
Copper Harbor
Ontonagon
White Pine
Bruce Crossing
Baraga
Covington





885-5734
827-3416
 
July 4 - see calendar for 4th celebrations - some begin on the 2nd and others on the 3rd
Baraga Lumberjack Days Baraga 353-6777 July 4
Strawberry Festival Chassell (906) 487-6708. July 6-7, 2007
Children's Festival Ontonagon 906-884-2187 July 8, 2007
Annual Central Mine Reunion Phoenix at Central Church (services at 9 am and 11 am) 337-4251 July 28 & 29, 2007
Maawanji’iding - Powwow
 
Baraga, Ojibwa Campground 353-6623. July 27-29, 2007
Thimbleberry Jam Fest Mohawk at the
Allouez Township Park
337-4706 July 21, 2007
11 AM - 8 PM
14th Gathering of Cornish Cousins Calumet jellis@pasty.com July 25-29, 2007
Annual Keweenaw Peninsula Lighthouse Tour Houghton 482-5240
800-304-5722
 
Copper Country Homecoming 2006 Houghton
 
906-482-5240 or 866-304-5722
 
County Fairs Ontonagon- (Greenland)
Baraga (Pelkie)
Houghton- (Hancock)
883-3162


(906) 482-6200
July 26-29, 2007

August 8-10, 08
August 22-24, '08
Civil War Reenactment - Ft. Wilkins
click to see photo gallery
Copper Harbor (906) 289-4215 July 25-27,  2008
Annual Daniell Heights International Food Festival Houghton    
Otter Lake Fireman's Annual Festival Tapiola    
Festival Joie de Vivre Chassell nancy@einerlei.com  August 28-31, 2008
Heritage Celebration Calumet 337-2552  
16th Annual Pond Fest Trout Creek 852-3372  
25th Annual Old Victoria Craft Fair  Rockland 884-4941  
50th Annual Labor Day Festival Ontonagon 884-4396  
Harvest Festival Ontonagon - River Pines RV Park 884-4600  
Parade of Nations Houghton 487-2920  Sept 20, 2008 at 11am
Multi-Cultural Festival Houghton 487-2920  Sept 20, 2008
Baraga State Park Fall Harvest Festival Baraga State Park    
Porkie Fest Silver City 885-5275  August 22-24,2008
Keweenaw Fall Color Lighthouse Tour Houghton waterfront at 8 am 906-482-0884  Sept 20, 2008 at 8am
Assinins Children's Pow-Wow & Harvest Fest Assinins Christine Edwards, 353-7651, or Mike Cardinal, 353-6483.  
31st Annual Log Jamboree Ewen 988-2424  
1st Pumpkinfest Calumet    
October Fest South Range Community Center    
12th Annual Spirit of the Harvest Powwow Gates Tennis Center on MacInnes Drive on the MTU Campus 906-487-2920  
90th annual Finnish Independence Day Celebration American Heritage Center, Finlandia University 487-7302  
 

Music Festivals

 

Fusion Fest - An art and music festival Finlandia’s Portage Campus (906) 370-5408
 
April 20, 2008 11:30am-10pm
26th Chassell Country Show Rozsa Center - MTU   May 10, 2008
Houghton Spring Art and Music Festival Houghton and  Copper Country Community Arts Council All activities - in Mattila Square on the Houghton waterfront near the UPPCO building June 7, 2008
Feather Fest Music Festival Matchwood 906-575-3893 June 7, 2008
"Music in the Pavilion"
Concert Series
Covington Parks and Recreation Committee marypt
@jamadots.com
July 1 through  August 14, 2008
Third Annual Patriotic Songfest and Milltown Homecoming Houghton County Historical Society - First Congregational Church
Lake Linden
906-296-4121 July 3, 2006
15th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Churning Rapids Churning Rapids - Hancock Terry Kinsel at (906) 482-6827 July 4, 2008
30th annual Aura Jamboree Aura 524-7842 July 14-15, 2008
8th Annual Finnish Music Festival Covington pavilion and event center 355-2459 or 355-2382  
12th annual Toivola Acoustic Jamboree Agate Beach Park just west of Toivola    
15th Annual Pond Fest Trout Creek 852-3342 (Bob Knivila)  
Thimbleberry JamFest Mohawk at the
Allouez Township Park
337-4706  
Pine Mountain Music Festival Houghton, Lake Linden, Calumet, Hancock 482-1542
888-309-7861
877-pine-999
June 11- July 17, 2007 - check web site
Sibelius Academy Music Festival Calumet Theatre 906-487-7217 or 888-285-8363
 
July 30-Aug 1, 2008
 
Annual Agate Beach Acoustic Music Jamboree Agate Beach, Elm River Township 906-288-3007  
Ottawa Valley Music Show Trout Creek
Abbott Fox Park
  August
4th annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival Porcupine Mountain 906-884-4274 or 800-344-5355 August 22-24, 2008
 
Patriots Day Concert-Annual Salute to Hometown Heroes Houghton County Fairgrounds - Hancock 906-353-9287  888-377-9287  
31st Annual Log Jamboree Ewen 988-2424  
15th Annual Polka Fest South Range Community Hall    
14th Annual EB Holman Country Music Jamboree Rozsa Center 487-3200  
 

Fish Tournaments

See article on Summer Youth Fishing Tournament

 

17th Annual Chassell Bay Ice Fishing Derby (northern & walleye) Chassell 523-4417 January 17, 2009
Otter Lake Annual Ice-Fishing Derby Otter Lake Sportsman's Club    
Winter Carnival Fishing Tournament Chassell Bay 487-2818 Feb 7, 2009
8 am - 4 pm
Keweenaw Angling Classic
Ap 1 thru Oct
Keweenaw County 906-482-5240 or 866-304-5722 April 1, 2006 - Oct,  2006
5th Annual Ontonagon Lake Trout Classic Ontonagon 884-2770 May 2-4, 2008
3rd Annual Spring Walleye Tournament Lake Gogebic www.lakegogebic.com May 17&18, 2008
Walleye Tournament Boundary waters of Houghton, Baraga, Ontonagon, Keweenaw Country www.canteenbar.com
Sponsored by Canteen Bar & Grill,
9 S Front St.
Lanse, MI 49946
906-524-6211
May , 2008
7th Annual Walleye/Pike Tournament Waters of Lac La Belle and Gratiot Lake & Torch Lake Lac La Belle Lodge at (906) 289-4293 or 888-294-7634 June 7, 2008
Women’s Flyfishing Day Chassell Park Pavilion Jeremy Shannon at 523-6321  
34th Annual Lake Linden-Hubbell Sportsmen's Club Fishing Derby Rice Lake 296-9431 June 8, 2008
3rd Annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival L'Anse Waterfront 800-743-4908 or 906-524-7444 June 7 & 8, 2008
Kurt LaPlante Memorial Invitational Fishing Tournament Baraga Marina 353-6057  
Summer Youth Fishing Tournament Houghton, Baraga, Keweenaw Counties 482-3663  
Longest Day Fishing Tournament Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor, Lac La Belle, and Lake Fanny Hooe 289-4637 June 21, 2008
3rd Annual Kids Fishing Derby at Sand Point Lighthouse Pond at Sand Point in Baraga 524-5257  
In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail Super Pro tournament Portage and Torch Lakes    
Kids Fishing Derby Swedetown Pond    
Diz LeClaire/Skip Savoy Annual Lake Trout Tournament L'Anse 524-6211  
L'Anse Eagles Annual Woman's Only Fishing Tournament Baraga County Tourism Center, L'Anse 524-7622  
The 2nd Annual Lac La Belle Lodge/Seasons Restaurant "Take A Kid Fishing" Tournament Lac La Belle Dave at 906-289-4293  
30th Annual Walleye Tournament Lake Gogebic, Ontonagon County 842-3611 or 888-464-3242 September 7, 2007
3rd Annual Dry Dock Bar "Hellavet" Fishing Derby Ontonagon 884-4758  
 

Golf Tournaments

 

Memorial Day 2-Person Best Ball Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Couples Tournament L'Anse Golf Course 524-6600  
Annual Omega  House Charity Golf Outing Calumet Golf Course 337-3911 June
Omega House Fundraising Scramble Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Annual Dennis Martinac Memorial (3-Person Golf Scramble) L'Anse Golf Course 524-6600  
Senior Golf Tournament (Three Men Scramble) L'Anse Golf Course 524-6600 June
Baraga County Chamber Couples Golf Tournament L'Anse Golf Course 906-524-3322 June 24, 2006
MTU Men's Basketball Fundraising Golf Outing Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641 June 25, 2005
Annual Ernie Gasperick Memorial Senior Golf Tournament Keweenaw Golf Course 289-4133
337-1719
July
Woman's Invitational Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Seniors' 2-Person Scramble Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Couples Scramble Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Alumni Golf Outing Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
3-Person Golf Scramble L'Anse Golf Course 524-6600  
Men's Club Championship Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641  
Women's Club Championship Portage Lake Golf Course 487-2641 August
Senior Scramble) L'Anse Golf Course 524-6600  
1st Annual Elks Charity 18 Hole Golf Scramble Sandy Pebbles Golf Course - Ahmeek 906-337-2974 Sept 6, 2008
Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Golfarama (4-Person Scramble) Portage Lake Golf Course 482-5240  
Dry Dock Bar Golf Scramble Ontonagon Golf Course 884-4758  
 

Running Races

 

1st Annual Lumijuoksu (snow run) 5k race, a 1/2 mile kid's run downtown Hancock 487-3143 Jan 24, 2009
Popeye Run
informal 5 & 10k
Eagle Harbor    
14th Annual Horse Trail Scramble Trail Run and Fitness Walk Hancock
Churning Rapids
(906) 482-6827 July 4, 2007 - 1 pm start
Keweenaw Trail Running Festival (25k, 10k, Hill Climb,2k for kids) Keweenaw Peninsula
Kew Mt Lodge packet pick-up - Copper Harbor
runskikayak@ hotmail.com. July 7 & 8,2007
Striding for Strings competitive races  (1k to 8k races) Houghton Waterfront 487-3606 June 10, 2006
Canal Run (10 K) Hancock 906-487-6211 July 21, 2007
Copperman Triathlon Copper Harbor 482-8201 August 1, 2009
starts at 9:00 am
Carl Olson Memorial Adventure Trail Run (5 & 10 K) Chassell 906-482-1308. August 23, 2008
Ed Hansen Memorial Run (10 k & 5 K) Ontonagon Fire Hall   September 4, 2007
Annual Coppertowns Half-Marathon and Marathon Lake Linden Park Stacy @ 296-9242  
3rd Annual Half Marathon - Jeffers High School Jeffers High School 482-0580 Sept 15, 2007
Muck Run (Cross Country) MTU trail  Houghton 487-2986 October 27, 2007
 

Snowmobile/Car/Motor Bike Races

 

3rd Annual Snow Drags Lac LaBelle 289-4293 Feb 2, 2008
Snow Drags  Lac La Belle Lodge 289-4293 or 888-294-7634 February 16, 2008
2nd Annual JohnDee.com Snowfest Snowmobile Ride Range Snowmobile Club go to website for details March 2&3, 2008
Keweenaw Winter Rally Car Race Houghton-Eagle River 482-6992 March 17, 2007
7th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge MTU and KRC's testing ground 487-3178 March, 2008
BMW Motorcycle Rally Athletic Complex of MTU   June 19 to 22, 2008
4th Annual Cruise & Show Ahmeek Park 906-337-3884 July 6 & 7, 2007
AMA Races Atlantic Mine 906-482-5938 July 14 and 15, 2007
MI-Trail ATV Super Challenge Series Bruce Crossing 884-9668  
Atv Super Challenge Ontonagon Fair Grounds 883-3162 July 28, 2007
Ojibwa Casino Resort Snowmobile Watercross Ojibwa Recreation Area - Baraga 524-6354 June
AMA Races Atlantic Mine 906-482-5938 August 11, 2007
Ojibwa Casino Resort Sanctioned Mud Drag Baraga 353-9242  
MI-Trail ATV Super Challenge Series Behind old Ewen High School 883-3162  
Fall ATV Ride Keweenaw ATV Club 906-337-5617 Sept 29 & 30, 2007
Lake Superior PRO Rally Houghton   October 26 and 27, 2007
 

Bike Races

 

2nd annual Tour 'da Keweenaw
82, 44 or 20 mile route
Copper Harbor Trail Club 906-289-4303 May 17, 2008
12th Annual Keweenaw Chain Drive Festival (16&32 mile point to point races; 8&16 mile guided tours; Jr Chain drive Houghton/Hancock
MTU & Maasto Hiihto
906-337-4579 June 20, 2009
23rd Annual Bike Ride Around Lake Gogebic Lake Gogebic 842-3611 or 932-5858 June 22, 2008
18th Annual North Country 100 Bike Tour   906-224-2222 July 21, 2007
The Great Deer Chase - Mountain Bike Race Calumet - Swedetown Trails registrations to c/o Calumet Mainstreet
PO Box 188
Calumet, MI 49913.
For questions, contact organizer Marc Norton at (906) 337-1300 or gpc49913 AT charter.net. August 15, 2009
Copper Harbor Fat Tire Festival (12 & 20 Mile race) Copper Harbor 289-4303 Aug 31, 2008
33rd Annual Copper Country Color Tour (50k, 100k & 200k bike rides) Memorial Union Building on the MTU Campus in Houghton at 8 am. Registration and packet pick up will begin at 7 am Copper Country Cycling Club September 20, 2008
 
Tech Trail Terror MTU - Houghton CC Cycling
Club
 
 

Softball Tournaments

 

Jack & Jill Softball Tournament Bergland 842-3611 June 13, 2008
Leo Durocher Hardball Tournament Stanton Ball Field    
Keith Karsama Memorial Softball Tournament Tapiola Ball Field 906-334-2651 (Paul Peterson)  
 

Ski and Snowshoe Races

 

Heikinpaiva Talvitohinat Cross Country Ski Race MTU Trails - Houghton 482-0820 January 17, 2009
Copper Island Classic Cross Country Ski Race (5 & 10 K) Chassell 523-4884 January 18, 2009, 10:30 am registr
Redwyn's Dunes Snowshoe Hike Eagle River 517-655-5655 January 10, 2009 starts at 2 pm
Black Creek Snowshoe Trip Cedar Bay Road Calumet 517-655-5655 January 24, 2009 1-4 pm
11th AnnualBigfoot Snowshoe Event (2k, 4K, 6K courses) Houghton - MTU trails MTU Power at 487-2538 February 2, 2008
Nordic Skiing MTU Carnival Kickoff
Women-5K Classic, Men-10K Classic
Houghton For ticket information, dial 487-2073 February 10, 2008
Michigan ICE FEST
(ice climbing)
  482-2500  
Ski for the Heart of the Community Swedetown Trails 906-482-4438 February 9, 2008
Brockway Mountain Challenge Cross Crounty Ski Race
15KM - age divisions - classic & freestyle
Copper Harbor 289-4637  
Michigan High School Championships - 7.5K & 10K Freestyle MTU Trails   Feb 14-15. 2009
NCAA Central Regional Championships MTU Trails   Feb 28 & March 1, 2009
Jack Kemp Memorial Mailman Snowshoe Race Ontonagon 884-2305  
Junior Bear Chase Cross Country Ski Race Calumet 482-7047 - see the website March 7, 2009
Annual Great Bear Chase Cross Country Ski Race Calumet 337-4520 March 8, 2009
Slush Pit Contest Mont Ripley, Hancock 906-487-2340  
MTU Christmas Classic cross country ski races Houghton 487-2986 Saturday, Dec. 16 & Sunday, Dec. 17, 2007
Copper Country Alpine Ski Club - all race events Mt. Ripley CCASC
c/o Pete Fenton
612 Hancock
Hancock, MI 49930
482-2133
 
Throughout winter months