2021

Due to the pandemic, there is the possibility that programs listed below may change without notice.

JULY


Brew-it Yourself Classes

Tuesdays & Thursdays · 4-5:30pm · June 15-Aug 26
Pre-registration Required

$15/adults 18+ · $12.00/youth 4-12·  4 min/10 max participation

Privately scheduled classes may be available
depending on staffing, please contact us directly.

Learn how to make root beer like Dorothy did! It’s not exactly her recipe (we can’t easily get Knife Lake Water) but it’s as close as possible.

This class is offered outdoors only and registrants will receive a full refund for any cancellations due to weather.

AUGUST


Brew-it Yourself Classes

Tuesdays & Thursdays · 4-5:30pm · June 15-Aug 26
Pre-registration Required

$15/adults 18+ · $12.00/youth 4-12·  4 min/10 max participation

Privately scheduled classes may be available
depending on staffing, please contact us directly.

Learn how to make root beer like Dorothy did! It’s not exactly her recipe (we can’t easily get Knife Lake Water) but it’s as close as possible.

This class is offered outdoors only and registrants will receive a full refund for any cancellations due to weather.

SEPTEMBER

Dorothy’s Root Beer Run
Kids’ Marathon

Sept 25 · 8:45am · Pre-registration Required

$15/child  (scholarships available: [email protected])

Finishers will receive the Ely Marathon 2021 medal, bottle of Dorothy Molter’s Isle of Pines Root Beer and finishers’ shirt. Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers.

Build strength, endurance and perseverance just like Dorothy!

Racers must complete 25 miles of running/jogging/fast walking PRIOR to race day and then, on race day, they will complete the final 1.2 miles of the course and finish with the marathon runners.

It’s possible to watch the kids start their race and then walk over to the finish line at Whiteside Park to see them finish!

2022

JUNE

Dorothy Molter Experience: Women’s Canoe Trip

Dates TBD · Pre-registration Required

$775/person · 4 min/7 max participation

Your outdoor adventure awaits!

Check out this fantastic, women’s-only trip to Knife Lake in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota and learn about the last (non-indigenous), permanent resident Dorothy Molter.

Speaker Services & Programs

Need a speaker with an inspiring story for your next event? Want to offer a fun party activity? Presentations (virtual and in-person) on the life of Dorothy Molter and/or root beer making events are available year-round. Presentations can be formatted to fit the needs of your organization and audience, and include additional topics such as the Boundary Waters, Northwoods ecology, and wilderness living.

Dorothy’s story is perfect for all ages and can be told at:

  • Club meetings
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner events
  • Conferences
  • Conventions
  • Corporate retreats
  • Special events & birthdays
  • Root beer float socials or parties using Dorothy’s Isle of Pines Root Beer

Speaker Program fee: $25 per hour presentation plus travel expenses (time to travel, cost of travel, lodging, meals, etc.); Discounts available for programs in the Ely Area.
Root Beer Float or Root Beer Making Party fee: Per person fee based on type of program interest and audience type, call/email for a quote! 218 365 4451  [email protected]
Duration: One hour minimum
Minimum equipment requirement: Access to electricity and a projector screen

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