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Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration

The Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration is now open for the 2023 Annual DMG Festival parade which will be taking place on August 5th 2023! The parade will take place through Lake Street and the parade line-up will begin at 11 AM with the parade beginning at 12 PM. Parade staging area takes place at the parking lot adjacent to the football field/Armory at the top of Lake Street (just past the Minnesota Museum of Mining castle gates)

The parade route covers 6 blocks and is one of the premiere events of the Summer, a great place to showcase & celebrate your business, group, or foundation! We love to see all of the creative and fun floats that everyone brings out, make sure to get your idea out there with us! 


Doc “Moonlight” Graham Parade Registration info & form


Register with the Chamber of Commerce by contacting us via email:

or call us at (218) 254-7930


Would you like to see more upcoming events, news & more in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

For updates & news on the 2023 Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days” visit the official Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days Facebook Page.

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LIVE at Jim’s

Starting on June 1st enjoy music on the patio LIVE at Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill! Performances will take place Thursdays & Fridays starting at 6 PM and Sundays starting at 3 PM. With a great outdoor stage, bar, plenty of seating as well as open fire lighting for the evening there is no better spot in town to soak in those summer vibes over food & drinks with friends!

Outdoor performances will be LIVE at Jim’s throughout the month of June, so make sure to get in on one of their patio concerts this summer, there’s very few things in life as satisfying as a summertime dinner and show.   

Bring your friends & family out for some perfect summer evening fun & top notch local entertainment!

Thursday & Friday Performances

Sunday Performances

  • June 1st – Zac Grandahl
  • June 2nd – Waylon
  • June 8th – Charles
  • June 9th – Jammin’ Joe
  • June 16th – Sam Saccoman
  • June 17th (Saturday) – Swamp Donkey
  • June 22nd – Terry Miller
  • June 23rd – Pierce
  • June 29th – Zac Grandahl
  • June 30th – Cowboy Angel Blue
  • June 4th – Bittersweet
  • June 11th – Terry Miller
  • June 18th – Sam Saccoman
  • June 25th – Charles

Check out Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill on their NEW Facebook Page for more news & events! 

See more upcoming events and news in the Chisholm area on our Chisholm Area Chamber website!



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MDC Family Discovery Day

MDC Family Discovery Day: Fossils! Fossils! Fossils!

MDC Family Discovery Day returns on July 20th from 3 PM-7:30 PM with their “Fossils! Fossils! Fossils!” event. Bring out the family and discover the wonderful world of paleontology with fossil demonstrations, displays & activities that kids will LOVE! The Paleo Pals, Cera the Triceratops and App the T-Rex, will also be there for photos with kids and to do whatever it is that dinosaurs like to do.

Plus, learn about MDC Paleontology Programming, the Hill Annex Paleontology Project, volunteer opportunities at our fossil excavation site, and say hello to MDC Paleontologist, John Westgaard.

This event takes places in conjunction with Bands, Brews, & BBQ (family friendly) featuring a full food court menu, hand scooped ice cream, and live music starting at 5pm.


Visitor Information: 

Enter through the Summer Admissions Entrance. The event will take place partly inside and outside (weather dependent). If you have questions call 218-254-7959. 

Free and open to the public. 

Regular MDC admission prices apply, sign up to become a member to receive their member benefits!


Summer Paleo Camps

June & July Camps!

It’s time to get curious about fossils and the wonderful world of paleontology! Join the Minnesota Discovery Center’s Paleontologist John Westgaard (Co-Founder of the Hill Annex Paleontology Project) this summer for our Paleo Camp Programing this June & July! Fossil Camp is a 4-day hands-on paleontology interactive learning experience in which participants will learn about paleontology, what paleontologist do, and how paleontology relates to Northern Minnesota:

> Field Trip to Dig Site for Fossil Hunt
> Meet the Paleo Pals HAPP & Cera
> Fossil Cleaning
> Fossil Identification
> Fossil Labeling
> Mounting of Fossil Specimens 
> Earn A Youth Paleontologist Certification
> Take Home a Real Cretaceous Period Fossil 
> Recieve Free Admission to the Next Family Discovery Day: FOSSILS! July 20th 3-7:30pm and Display Your Fossil Find to the Public

Additionally, participants will enjoy hands-on activities and games, interaction with real 90-million year old fossils, experince working in our Paleontology Fossil Intake Lab, and embark on a historic adventure (fossil hunt) at our fossil/research dig site (the only one in the entire state of Minnesota)! 

CAMP DATES: Held each day from 9am-4pm, lunch provided. 10 spots available for each program. Funding collected from sign ups supports our year-round Paleontology Programming.

Fossil Camp #1 – June 19th-22nd (Ages 13-18 years old)
Fossil Camp #2 – July 17th-20th (Ages 7-12 years old)

REGISTRATION: $130.00 | Minnesota Discovery Center Members 10% off (Any Level) 

To sign up call 218-254-7959 Tuesday-Saturday during our open hours or email – prepaid reservations required!


Have any questions? Call 218-254-7959 for more event details!


Visit the Minnesota Discovery Center website for more of their news and events.

See more upcoming Chisholm Area events by visiting our Chisholm Area Chamber website.

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Ladies Night Out Pop-Up Event

Join Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill for their Ladies Night Out Pop-Up Event! Featured vendors will include Birch Point Boutique, Denise’s Designs, Up North Crafting, and Anne McCue’s homemade goodies! This is a great opportunity to grab some interesting and local goods right here in Chisholm.

One of the wildest things about pop-up vendors is not only the interesting items that can be found but actually being able to meet local creators and see what fun and exciting things exist right next door! Even without purchasing immediately from them, connections can be made, ideas for future gifts and ‘treat-yourself’ shopping begin to collect and when a time comes that you are looking for something specific…you know exactly who to call!

Why shop at a big retail store when your neighbors have what you’re looking for?

Stop in to the Ladies Night Out Pop-Up Event and get some summer shopping done right in downtown Chisholm May 31st!

A Bit About the Vendors


May 31st 3PM-8PM

 Want to know more about upcoming events, news, and more in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website

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1931 Stuart Lake Bust

The Minnesota Discovery Center will be presenting a guest speaker, Jason Scorich, who will discuss the 1931 Stuart Lake Bust! Discover the fascinating history of prohibition on the early Iron Range on Thursday, June 1st starting at 6:30pm in the MDC Theater. Join Jason as he digs deep into the largest moonshine bust in the Northern Minnesota’s history. Learn, laugh, and love all at once at this fun event! Light refreshments (coffee, water, cookies) will be available. A short Q&A will follow the event and interested patrons are welcome to come prior to 6:30pm and tour our newest temporary museum exhibit – Never Dry: The Rise of Prohibition on the Iron Range 

Prohibition on The Range was an interesting time and history is always fun to explore, and nobody does it better than Minnesota Discovery Center! 

Don’t miss out on this thrilling chapter of Prohibition on The Iron Range at this special presentation, no special passwords needed for entry.

Want to know more about Minnesota Discovery Center, their exhibits, events, and news? Visit them on their website for more info!

Check us out on our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website for more upcoming news & events on our Chisholm Chamber website!


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Jim’s Senior Class Fundraiser

Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill will be holding the Jim’s Senior Class Fundraiser on May 25th from 11 AM-2 PM & 4 PM-6 PM. Those who would like to help support the Chisholm Senior Class, or those who would even just like some great pizza, should stop by Jim’s and grab a slice or a whole pizza pie and proceeds will go towards the Chisholm Senior Class graduation party.

Make sure to stop in to the Jim’s Senior Class Fundraiser and show some support & love for our graduating students over some pizza!

There’s a ton more coming to Jim’s this Summer including patio performances, parties, and specials, so take a look at their page and don’t miss out on all of the Summer fun! Hope to see you there!

How Much?


  • 1 Slice – $4
  • Whole Pizza – $25
  • May 25th, 11 AM- 2 PM
  • May 25th, 4 PM- 6 PM

Want to see more upcoming events from Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill? Visit them on their NEW Facebook Page for updates and more! And make sure to give them a follow as well!

Check us out on our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website for additional in-town news, updates, events, fundraisers & more!

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Music in the Pocket Park

MorningBird Duo, LIVE at Pocket Park

Musician Line-up:

  • June 20th – Steve Solkela
  • June 27th – Toby Infrozato
  • July 11th – Karl Sundquist
  • July 18th – Morning Bird Trio
  • July 25th – Rosanne Omersa – Button Box
  • August 1st – Kim Nagler Grillo
Music in the Pocket Park Audience

Lake Street will sing this Summer from Music in the Pocket Park

Music in the Pocket Park is back this summer!

The Chisholm Pocket Park located on 118 W Lake Street will once again feature local artists & performers every Tuesday from 6 PM- 8PM every Tuesday starting on July 20th until the beginning of August, with the exception of July 4th.

The miniature park is decked out with wonderful art, seating, small garden areas and during performances will even sometimes have guest food trucks for attendees to enjoy!

What better way to spend a Summer afternoon than listening to music in a artsy cubby right in downtown? Relax, grab a drink and some lunch at a local restaurant and hang out for a jam session with local talent!

The lineup is still in progress and a full list of artists will be available soon, for more news and updates about the Chisholm Pocket Park line-up and events, visit them on their Facebook Page!

Want to hear about more news and events in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

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United Way Community Steps

Local podiatrist Dr. Katie Evans from Range Foot & Ankle will be on-site to assist with shoe fitting at Famous Footwear. This program is supported by the St. Louis County Family Services Collaboration and held in partnership with the Mountain Iron Fire Department.

Eligible families can now apply to take part in United Way Community Steps – attendees will be welcome to a free dinner as well as an opportunity to pick out a pair of shoes for their child to help kids start out school “on the rigth foot”!

Apply by August 1st for the following Event Dates

  • Tuesday, August 15th (4-8 PM)
  • Thursday, August 17th (4-8 PM)
  • Tuesday, August 22nd (4-8 PM)

United Way of Northeast Minnesota (UWNEMN)

Want to know more about United Way of Northeast Minnesota their mission, fundraisers, and events? Visit them at their official website!

Who is United Way Community Steps for?

  • K-12 Students who are enrolled in an Iron Range School for the 2023-2024 school year can benefit.
  • Families must be under the 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines/receiving SNAP,MFIP, reduced or free lunches

Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce

Want to see more news, events, and more in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

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Youth Mental Health Night

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Bands, Brews, & BBQ