A.E. Seamen Mineral Museum

Recognized as the primary mineral museum in the state of Michigan, the A.E. Seamen Mineral Museum has been one of the Keweenaw Historical Park’s Heritage Sites since its establishment in 1992.  The museum is located on the campus of Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan.  The museum is named for professor Arthur Edmund Seaman, who worked at Michigan Tech in the late …

Calumet Theatre

Calumet Theatre The historic Calumet Theatre opened on March 20, 1900 in what was then a booming mining area.  The copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula was reaching its peak and the village of Calumet had a population of 4,000 residents with 30,000 within walking distance of the theatre.  For decades the Calumet Theatre was one of the premier locations for …

Copper Harbor Trails Fest

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Copper Harbor Trails Fest The Copper Harbor Trails Fest is September 5-6, 2015 in Copper Harbor, MI.  The annual Labor Day Weekend event features short and long Enduro races, 17 and 27 mile XC courses, Downhill Race, and a Junior Fat Tire event (for kids 14 & under). Watch bikers launch themselves into Lake Superior during the Dan Wissman Memorial …

Keweenaw Historical Park

Keweenaw Historical Park The Keweenaw Historical Park records the history of copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula and preserves the numerous historic structures, landscapes, and other resources throughout the area.  The park has been designated as an established National Park since 1992 and is composed of two primary units, the Calumet Unit and the Quincy Unit, and 21 cooperating heritage sites that …

Keweenaw Brewfest

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Keweenaw Brewfest The 2015 Annual Keweenaw Brewfest date is set for Saturday, August 29th from 1 to 5pm at the Houghton Waterfront. There will be 44 different breweries and 120 different beers. Pre-Tickets are $30 per person or $40 at the door. Beer, Live Music, and Food for Purchase. Must be 21 to Enter (ID required). Proceeds to Benefit the …

Houghton County Fair

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Houghton County Fair The Houghton County Fair is held in Hancock, Michigan every year at the end of the summer, the weekend before Labor Day weekend.  It offers a great opportunity to come out and have a great time with friends and family with entertainment ranging from livestock shows, demoliton and off road derby. Miss Houghton County Queen and youth talent show. …

Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend

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Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend Improve your riding, meet new people and have a weekend of fun on the world class trails in Copper Harbor. Who should attend? Any woman that wants to improve their mountain bike skills. Yes, that means YOU! Ladies of all skill levels will be there. Registration opened on March 1 and filled up in 30 hours. …

Keweenaw Brewing Company

Keweenaw Brewing Company The Keweenaw Brewing Company is a microbrewery, and as such, no food is served there. As a microbrewery, we sell our beer wholesale and in our taproom. The KBC taproom is located in the center of historic downtown Houghton. Its rustic barn-wood interior welcomes all with cozy, homey comfort. A large fireplace area, outfitted with couches and footrests, …

Hungarian Falls

Hungarian Falls This is a unique waterfall in that a local community fundraising project in 2013 kept part of it open to the general public. Hungarian Falls is located in Hubbell, Michigan not far from Houghton/Hancock and is seperated into three different drops.  The upper falls and the surrounding 10 acres was put into a land trust that saved it from …

Montreal Falls

Montreal Falls Located where the Montreal River drops down to Lake Superior, Montreal Falls is a must visit when you are in the Keweenaw Peninsula.  The falls cascade down rugged rocks slides before finishing at the lake below.  The area is extremely beautiful and worth the visit.  One unique feature is the view looking out over Lake Superior from the …