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Other Great Copper Country Events

Check out these great events

The Copper Country has many great events coming up, we hope you'll check them out!

Winter Carnival - February 8-11 in Houghton
Organized by Blue Key National Honor Society at Michigan Tech since 1934, Winter Carnival started in 1922 and has grown into one of the biggest annual winter celebrations in the nation. Known for huge, intricate snow statues around campus and the community, Carnival also brings Huskies together to compete in broomball, comedy skits, human ice bowling, and a queen coronation.
Learn more at mtu.edu/carnival
Heart Health by the Numbers -- February 28 in Houghton
February is American Heart month. Those that live in the Copper Country are invited to celebrate by taking time out of your busy life to focus on your heart. Heart-healthy screenings will be offered free of charge and reviewed by experts the following week. Screening includes a full lipid profile (total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, blood glucose), blood pressure, body mass index and waist circumference. Learn tips on how to improve your health!
Learn more at portagehealth.org
Glide N Gorge -- March 3 in Hancock
For this unique event, you’ll start at the Four Seasons Chalet, located at the north west corner of the Houghton County Fair Grounds. As always, we welcome you to classic ski, snow shoe, or snow bike! Kids in pulks and dogs are also welcome. Over the 3.5 mile course, you’ll experience some of the most spectacular scenery our trail system has to offer, with plenty of delicious eats along the way.
Learn more at keweenawnordic.org
Great Bear Chase Ski Race - March 10 in Calumet
The Great Bear Chase was started in 1981 as a late-winter cross-country ski that would showcase Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, and the plethora of snow it gets. The race was, and still is today, a major fundraiser for the Swedetown Trails Club. The club uses the money to maintain the Swedetown Trails, some of the finest in the Midwest.
Learn more at greatbearchase.com
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