It’s that time of the summer once again! Heritage Days kicks off in Two Harbors on Thursday, July 11th and runs through Sunday, July 14th. The annual summer tradition is a great time for the community as there are craft shows, stage entertainment, a street dance, and two parades. Each day has so many fun activities to get involved with.
The first day of Heritage Days is jampacked with fun events in the afternoon. The Heritage Days 5k starts at 6:00 pm, runners will run on the Breakwall and will have a great view of Agate Bay while they run. There will be a kids parade in Thomas Owens Park starting with the kids lining up at 6:15 pm, with the actual parade starting at 6:30 pm.
The first full day of Heritage Days is Friday and it kicks-off with the annual Agate Golf Scramble at Lakeview National Golf Course with registration at 9:00 am and a shotgun start at 11:00 am. Also starting at 11:00 am, the arts and crafts vendors will be lining up by the Depot Museum and community center. Vendors will be set up until 5 pm and will have their booths up on Saturday and Sunday. The Heritage Days Stage will also be setup by the community center and will feature performances starting at 11:30 am from Dave Cofell, Briand Morrison & Roxann Berglund, the Two Harbors Ukulele Group, and the Stonehouse Two Harbors Martial Arts Performance. The Street Dance starts at 7:00 pm and will feature the award winning Northwoods Band, they will be rocking the stage until 11:00 pm.
Saturday is a big day, with arts and crafts vendors starting at 10:00 am. If you are feeling hungry in the morning there is a pancake breakfast at the Fire Hall from 7:00 am until 12:00 pm. Danny’s Auto on 3rd Avenue will be having the annual car show, that starts at 8:00 am and goes until 3:00 pm. The Heritage Days Parade starts at 1:00 pm and the route will be south on 7th Street and then east on 1st Avenue.
Sunday is the last day of Heritage Days so it will be the last opportunity to check out the arts and crafts vendors, which will start at 11:00 am. Sunday morning has two spots to get breakfest, one being the pancake breakfast at the Fire Hall again with the other being breakfast at the Airport. Both of these meals start at 7:00 am and go until 12:00 pm. There will be a church service at 9:00 am in the Bandshell. Sunday will also feature more performances on the Heritage Days Stage featuring Jeremy Lepak, Gina Lee, Jim Holbeck, Ricky Sundstrom, and The McCullough Brothers. Heritage Days wraps up with a closing church service at 6:00 pm in the Bandshell.
For a detailed list of activitites and events with information on start times and end times use this schedule.