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Occurs on Saturday August 24 2024

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Big Top Chautauqua Tent Venue
32525 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield WI 54814

Event Notes


Mary Mack &
North Star Comedy Hour

Saturday, August 24, 2024
Doors Open: 5:30PM
Show: 7:30PM

Tickets: $22/$28/$39

Blue Canvas Club Presale: Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - 12:00PM CT
General Public Sale: Tue, Apr 30, 2024 - 12:00PM CT

Sponsored by: Zhawenimikaang Child Care Center

Comedian Mary Mack ( Conan, The Tonight Show, Dry Bar Comedy ) originally hails from northern Wisconsin and has toured internationally as a stand-up comedian the past 20 years. Mack, a favorite on radio shows and podcasts around the country including Marc Maron's WTF Podcast, The Bob and Tom Show, and The Grand Ole Opry, currently stars as Jesse in the Hulu cartoon Solar Opposites by the creators of Rick and Morty .

In her long-time variety show, North Star Comedy Hour, Mack combines sketch, variety, and late-night talk show formats for a fun-loving and zany mash up of music, poetry, stand up and sketch comedy. Think Carol Burnett meets north woods. This live PG-13 variety show has appeared in comedy festivals around the country, and now makes its summer home in northern Wisconsin.

As comedian and 3-time Emmy winner, Louie Anderson, described her, “Mack is an original character from the Midwest that rings true. She’ll be telling you a joke about one thing, and then she’ll break off into a song about minnows.”

Featured acts on this North Star Comedy Hour include house band, Circle of Heat (named after the dial on a crock pot!), national comedians Ellie Hino and Tim Harmston ( The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central, Dry Bar ), and Twin Cities spoken word icon, Desdamona Ross (PBS). A featured guest band will be named soon.

For more on Mary and North Star Comedy Hour, please check out

Ticket Fees

*Plus applicable taxes and fees

  • 5.5% State and local sales tax
  • $4 Facility Fee per ticket (facility fee is used for tent, building, and grounds needs)
  • 3% Processing and handling fee per order.
  • ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges will be given.


By purchasing a ticket to this event, you and your party agree to abide by the following conditions:

  • Attendees grant unrestricted rights & licenses for use of their likeness in any form of public broadcast and production, and for promotional purposes
  • Big Top Chautauqua reserves the right to refuse admission or evict anyone from the venue premises due to disorderly behavior without issuing a refund.
  • Big Top Chautauqua reserves the right to search all persons, packages, bags, and other items entering venue grounds and/or other properties owned by Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua. The safety of our guests, volunteers, staff, and artists are top priority.
  • All venue policies and procedures are subject to change without notice.

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