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Iron Range Things To Do

Event Calendar

Monday, May 5, 2014 to Sunday, August 31, 2014

This summer, visit Minnesota Discovery Center, the museum of the Iron Range, and connect with the Sami Reindeer People of Alaska, a new, temporary exhibit that tells the story of the Sami in photographs.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Trap shooting begins at 5 p.m. at the East Range Shooting Sports Facility's Red Top Range outside of Aurora. Shooting is every Tuesday through late fall. Open to all shooters. Range fees are $5 per round for members.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 to Saturday, August 30, 2014

Housed in the Lyric Center for the Arts building in historic downtown Virginia, the First Stage gallery is committed to presenting work by local emerging and established artists. The juried exhibit will feature the theme: life and work on the Iron Range.

Saturday, August 30, 2014 to Sunday, August 31, 2014

Check out one of the midwest's best dirt track events: the Labor Day Shootout at the Hibbing Raceway. Four classes paying out over $35,000. Experience two days of great racing and super hospitality on and around the 3/8-mile semi-banked clay oval.

Friday, September 5, 2014 to Sunday, September 7, 2014

A Celebration of Arts, History & Heritage

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Minnesota Discovery Center, the museum of the Iron Range, hosts special monthly events where kids have fun exploring science, nature and history.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Stop by Minnesota Discovery Center for a harvest-themed day of family fun, including seed collection, learning about strawberry jam and pickle preserves, getting into botanical illustrations and just tinkering!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014

This event connects mining product manufacturers and service providers with miners on the ground and across the Iron Range. See what's new in mining technology, tools, equipment and supplies. Visit website for details.  

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Visit the Wirtanen Pioneer Farm Saturday, Sept 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy Strawberry Fields draft horses, crafters and artisans. Purchase locally harvested honey and maple syrup. Musicians include Art Lehtonen, John Berquist, Jon Niemi and Karl Hildebrant.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Iron Range Juvenile Diabetes Support group is hosting its 11th Annual Golfing for a Cure Tournament on Saturday, September 20, 2014.