Jack Frost $10,000 Raffle

December 4, 2021

At the 2:00 p.m. drawing today (Saturday, December 4th) held at the Northwind Co-op, the winners of the Chamber’s $10K raffle were as follows:   1st prize =  Incredible Bank, 2nd prize = Julie Anderson, 3rd prize = Kathleen Grbavich, 4th prize = Paul Anderson, 5th prize = Brian Roehm, 6th prize = Jim Peterson, 7th […]


Jack Frost Parade – 2021

December 1, 2021

The 2021 Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade will kick-off at 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, December 4th in downtown Ironwood.  Beginning on Aurora Street in front of the Carnegie Library, the parade will then journey westward through the downtown and end at the Lawrence/Aurora intersection.  A full panoply of events will occur both Friday, December […]


Jack Frost Tree Lighting

November 12, 2021

Well, still no snow, but Mr. Jack Frost has promised (again) that today, November 12, 2021, we will see appreciable snow starting this afternoon.  I sure hope he keeps his promise, because next Thursday, November 18, at 6:00 p.m. here in Depot park, will be the Jack Frost Tree Lighting Ceremony, which marks the start […]


Volunteer Fair Organizations

October 25, 2021

Saturday, November 6 is the Ironwood Area Volunteer Fair.  It will be from 9am to 12noon at the Ironwood Memorial Building Auditorium.  The following organizations have registered to take part:  St. Vincent DePaul, SISU Ski Fest, SISU Dirt Crew, 906 Adventure Team, Historic Ironwood Theatre, Northern Lights Quilting Guild, Little Finland, North Country Trail (Ni-Miikanaake […]


Volunteer Fair 11/6/21

October 20, 2021

The Ironwood Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Volunteer Fair on Saturday, November 6, from 9am to 12noon.  Thirty-four non-profit organizations will be attending, so this will be a great “one-stop” place to learn about the volunteer needs for our community and how you can match your available time and skills to them.  The Fair […]


Plaidurday Ironwood–October 1

October 4, 2021

Falling into Fall is easy when everyone joins up downtown to celebrate the “wearing of the plaid!”  Friday night, October 1, at 6:00 (in very unseasonable warm weather), Ironwoodians gathered for the official Plaidurday drone picture!  Sponsored by our own Jacquart Fabric Products, creators of the iconic “Stormy Kromer” cap (as well as many other […]


In Fall-force!

September 27, 2021

September is just about over!  The Bridges & Bluffs half-marathon this past Saturday (September 25) over the Iron Belle Trail marks the end of the Ironwood area summer seasonal events.  With October 1 coming up (this Friday–which is also Plaidurday in downtown Ironwood–gather in front of the Historic Ironwood Theatre for the big all-community Plaidurday […]


Leaf Time!

August 31, 2021

September 1 marks the beginning of Fall for the U.P.  Traveling this past week, I noticed that not only are the leaves beginning to turn (early), but a number of trees are also dropping leaves (most probably due to our year of low precipitation).  Nevertheless, recent rains have helped, and one hopes for a full […]


100 Years! The Gogebic County Fair, August 12-15

July 28, 2021

Founded in 1921, when the Gogebic Range was in full iron mining flower and Gogebic County had a population of 33,000 people (approximately 11,000 now), the County Fair brought together all the ethnic groups, the miners, the farmers, the kids, and the oldsters to experience the August days of warmth and outdoor fun.  Through the […]


Ready and waiting

July 13, 2021

The week of Festival Ironwood 2021 is here.  The Big Top is up, and the chairs are awaiting your presence.  Live music, food, crafts, games & tournaments, Classic Car show and more!  Come on U.P to Ironwood this week!     https://www.ironwoodchamber.org/festival-ironwood/


Festival Ironwood is July 14 – 17

July 8, 2021

Festival Ironwood is almost here!   The full schedule can be seen here on our website:   https://www.ironwoodchamber.org/festival-ironwood/  Of course, you can also carry this schedule with you on your smartphone by getting the IronwoodGO smartphone app (free from the app store).  The Chamber Depot office has some sign-up sheets for the Craft/Vendor show, Walk-Run-Roll, Cornhole Tournament, […]


Ironwood First Fridays

June 28, 2021

The first Friday of every month is Ironwood’s Downtown First Friday event night.  During the summer, these Friday evenings feature live music performed outdoors in either the Art Park or the City Square.  Of course, now that summer is here, the Depot Farmer’s and Artisan’s market is also held on Friday (4:00 to 6:30 p.m.), […]