November 18–20,  North House Folk School, Grand Marais

Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. This weekend-long event schedule includes coursework, workshops, a winter tent camp, gear swap, community dancing, and more. This year’s featured speakers at Winterer’s Gathering are Dave and Amy Freeman, who travelled 3,000 miles by canoe and dog team as they explored more than 500 lakes and streams in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness throughout the year, and the Arctic Film Festival will feature up to 16 films covering the Arctic environment, history, northern expeditions, shelter, clothing, and food.