Minnesota Hiking Celebration - Day 1
— 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Free ($30 for banquet dinner)
This three-day celebration will feature guided hikes on the Superior Hiking Trail, programs, a reception with Rick Nolan, a banquet and a presentation by Luke "Strider" Jordan. Call 701-388-1883 for more information.
A contemporary pop opera, Bare follows a group of teens wrestling with issues of identity, sexuality, and religion at a co-ed Catholic boarding school. Runs August 14-16, 21-23.
This caberet style rock musical isn't being treated like a performance, it's being treated like a party. Upgrade to a VIP ticket for $7 more that gets you your choice of a beer or gin and tonic, as well as an order of the big soft pretzels.
Duluth Parks and Recreation has partnered with Men as Peacemakers to run a free weekly sports program for youth ages 7-17 every Thursday.
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The Summer (Mostly) Thursdays concert series continues with a performance by Laura MacKenzie and Gary Rue.More Details >>
The Lincoln Park Farmers Market operates on Thursday evenings through October.
Features races on the Amsoil Speedway, evening concerts, and a midway with rides and other attractions.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join the Duluth Public Library's Teen Anime & Manga Club. The group meets monthly on Thursday evenings in the Main Library's Green Room. There will be food, along with anime on the big screen.
The Duluth Fire Dept. has issued a Red Flag Warning for Park Point beaches through 10 a.m. tomorrow due to dangerous rip currents. Everyone should stay out of the water regardless of swimming experience.More Details >>
Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Jake Manders has a collection of more than 200 original songs.
Musicians John Seguin and Andy Hauswirth play the Pickwick every Thursday.
Keith and the Twin Ports Dancers offer dance lessons at Clyde Iron Works on every third Thursday of the month.
Arnold Alanen will discuss his book, Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town, which outlines the steel plant’s 60 years of history.More Details >>
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve in Superior is again offering the River Rovers Nature Playgroup for children ages 3-7 on Thursdays until Aug. 28. The playgroup will meet for a fun-filled nature-themed morning.More Details >>
Dubh Linn's Thursday-night "Bands in the Back" series continues with acoustic music by Dead End Friends and Chicago bluegrass by Families.
Choice Unlimited’s fourth annual Evening of the Arts is a cabaret-style event showcasing the talent of arts-program students in the disciplines of music, poetry, dancing, acting, visual arts and poetry.
Janell Lemire and Betty Braunstein play a program of flute and harp music.
A meet and greet for area young professionals and established business experts, held in the Eagle Harbor Room and outdoor rooftop patio at the Inn on Lake Superior. Verizon Wireless will provide each attendee a complimentary drink ticket and hors d' oeuvres.
Free to play. Bring your own forces. Demos given upon request for new players. Register to win foil packs.Watch Video >>
Duluth Toastmasters Club Meeting
— 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.
Toastmasters meet every Thursday at 30 W. Superior St. in the Minnesota Power Building.
This is a seven week class running Jul. 17 to Aug. 28.
Join a group of local musicians as they play Irish standards every Thursday. Bring an instrument or just stop by to grab a pint and some dinner while you listen in.
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 >>
Thirsty Thursday Brewery Tour
— 5 to 9:30 p.m.
Play three or more people. Winner of each round wins a booster pack! Each individual may only win two booster packs per event.