This summer-long exhibit features artwork by Robert Porkorney, an avid surfer in both Duluth and California, who depicts the source of his recreation and enjoyment through paintings of Lake Superior and the Pacific Ocean. The exhibit also features the ceramic wall installations of Liz James, who draws on the glistening shimmer of light on water for her three-dimensional visions.
Lincoln Park Farmers Market06/20/13 — 3 to 6 p.m.
The Lincoln Park Farmers Market opens today and is open on Thursday afternoons through Oct. 17. It's located at the Harrison Community Center at 3002 W. Third St. in Duluth. For more information contact Sarah Lee at 218-726-1665 ext. 34.
Duluth Photo Workshops06/20/13 — 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Learn photography along the lakefront with photographer Ed Wargin. The day begins in Canal Park and ends near the Rose Garden. Discover the dynamics of making better photographs while developing a unique style.
In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play06/20/13 — 8 p.m.
$18 adults; $15 students or seniors
A comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity. Set in the 1880s at the dawn of the age of electricity and based on the bizarre historical fact that doctors used vibrators to treat "hysterical" patients, this funny, touching and insightful play debuted on Broadway to rave reviews and was nominated for three 2010 Tony Awards. Now, for the first time, it comes to the Northland.More Details >>
A Flood of Options: Adapting to a Changing Climate06/20/13 — 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn more about the signs and impacts of climate change and what you can do to adapt and lessen the effects. Repeat of the Wednesday workshop at the EPA lab, 6201 Congdon Blvd. Featured speakers are Mark Seeley, U of M Climatologist and MPR Contributor, and Chris Kleist, City of Duluth Stormwater Program Coordinator. Funded by the NOAA Coastal Management Act, in conjunction with Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Management Program. To preregister, call 733-9520 or email email@example.com.
One of the pre-Grandma's Marathon events, the Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo is one of the largest in the nation. This event at the DECC Arena allows race participants, family and friends a chance to view nearly 100 booths showcasing the latest products and services available in the athletic industry. Continues Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 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 >>
Community Forum: Sweatshop Free Policy in Duluth06/20/13 — 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Zeitgeist Arts Building
Community discussion about sweat shops hosted by the Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition.
Duluth Community Garden Program: Gardening 10106/20/13 — 6 to 8 p.m.
Free to Lincoln Park Residents; $10 suggested
Gardening 101: Tips and Tricks for Making the Most of your Garden Space. Learn to harvest a lot from a little space with good planning, succession planting and feeding your soil. Hands-on instruction at the Emerald Community Garden in Lincoln Park; dress for the weather! Call 218.722.4583 to register. We will meet at Harrison Community Center for children's programming drop-off and carpool to The Emerald. Event is free to Lincoln Park residents, and a $10 suggested donation is welcome from others.