Art for Ed's Sake
— 6 to 9 p.m.
The Depot (St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center)
A fundraiser for Duluth Public Schools Visual and Media Arts Education with a silent auction, guided tours, refreshments and a cash bar. Preregistration encouraged.
The best high-school hockey players from Duluth and the Iron Range will face off in this 16th annual battle. Game begins at 7:15 p.m.More Details >>
Duluth Parks and Recreation offers open pleasure skating every Wednesday evening. Bring your own skates.
Bike Cave Open Shop
— 3 to 6 p.m.
The Bike Cave is a volunteer and donation run bike shop, which is part of the Loaves and Fishes Community. Come build or repair a bike for free, learn more about bike mechanics, or just volunteer. The bike cave is a sober and violence-free environment. 1712 Jefferson St. Call 218-724-2054 with questions.
The West Duluth Community Development Corp. presents speakers on economic development projects in West Duluth. This week Lisa Kuokkala, director of Healthy Duluth Area Coalition, will be updating the business community on the status of the Cross City Trail project.
Prom Shopping Spectacular
— 4 to 7 p.m.
This prom consignment event will offer the opportunity for past prom goers to make money off dresses hanging in their closet and give future prom goers a chance to wear their dream dress at substantially lower prices. Held at the Piedmont Plaza Shopping CenterMore Details >>
Wednesday Night Ski Race: Final Race & Awards
— 6:30 p.m.
At Pine Valley in Cloquet.More Details >>
DJ Crafty Ellen spins the jams special guest DJ Walt Dizzo. Swimwear or other sexy beach attire is mandatory. Mesh counts.
A book group and a writing group meeting on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.More Details >>
Retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence, Thomas Hanson, will discuss the implications for U.S. policy, in the wake of the U.S. “pivot” toward Asia, as tensions in the region are on the rise, most dramatically between China and Japan, but also among and within various states in the region.
Performers sign up for 15-minute slots by calling Beaner's earlier in the day.
— 5 to 6 p.m.
A weekly showcase of local and regional music on 103.3 FM. Streaming at kumd.org.
Bluegrass music every Wednesday night. The Stitch & Bitch club will also be there. Bring your own supplies. Game night from 10 until midnight. Bring your own games.
Every Wednesday is Dubh Linn's Battle of the Sexes Trivia. Win cash and prizes.
Every Wednesday at the 'Tic is poker night. The game starts at 6 p.m. and meat raffle at 7:30 p.m.
Singer Maxi Childs teams up with bassist Steve Netzel and pianist Russ Sackett (and occasionally drummer Jeff Peabody), playing jazz standards and light pop four nights a week at Black Water.Watch Video >>
D&D Encounters is a weekly campaign for new and experienced players to fit D&D into a busy schedule. Each session lasts about two to three hours; jump in or out at any time. For details or help creating a character, call 218-727-8101 or look for D&D Encounters on the Rogue Robot Facebook Events page.
Host Jody Kujawa satisfies the ladies every Wednesday night.
The Duluth Local Show
Walt Dizzo hosts this online radio showcase of Duluth music on the Local Current stream every Wednesday. It is rebroadcast on Thursdays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m.
A seven session UWS Entrepreneurial Training Program on writing a business plan. Runs through Mar. 13. Held at UWS, Swenson Hall, Room 2003, Superior.