The 3rd annual Dark Sky Festival begins tomorrow! Did you know that the Boundary Waters Area Canoe Wilderness is one of only 15 Dark Sky Sanctuaries in the world? The BWCAW is the largest Dark Sky Sanctuary in the world! There are events planned throughout Cook County this weekend for you to learn, explore and experience the beauty and wonder of the night sky.

To see the schedule of free events and dining opportunities this weekend, check-out the Visit Cook County website:

To learn more about International Dark Sky Sanctuaries and other Dark Sky Places, visit the International Dark Sky Association website:


Interested in buying property in the area? Thinking of selling what you’ve got? Stop in and see us at Red Pine Realty! We are conveniently located next to Sydney’s Frozen Custard on the way out to the large coast guard parking lot and Artist Point.