Duluth native Emily Van Evera, international recording and concert artist, sings songs of Charles Ives, Vladimír Godár and Ján Levoslav Bella. Also on the program are students of the Quartet Project. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students.
Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Along with the Duluth walk there will be a slient auction with golf packages, vacations, toys, clothes, gift cards and wine.
The musical Titanic, which was produced on Broadway in 1997 and won five Tony Awards, sets sail in this performance.More Details >>
Those naughty puppets are back after a sold-out run five years ago at The Playground. A coming-of-age tale of twentysomething humans and puppets navigating the hard knocks of life and love after college in NYC. If PBS made Sesame Street for adults, the characters would live on Avenue Q.
Geeky musicians cover two of the nerdiest rock/pop bands of the late 20th century.Watch Video >>
Duluth's own Hank Williams Sr. cover band, the Hankies, kicks off the Red Star's North Country Thursdays series.
Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair
— 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Duluth WorkForce Center, 402 W. 1st St. Duluth, MN. Network with employers with jobs in many different fields. No registration needed. Individuals needing an accomodation to attend this event should contact 218-302-8400.
The classic musical about mobsters, burlesque dancers, gamblers and missionaries.
Try out brass, percussion and other instruments. Bill Alexander and students from the Marshall School Band will introduce the instruments, then help kids try them out. No experience necessary. Held on the Duluth Plaza.
Lyle Lovett, the Grammy award-winner musician brings together country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues at the Big Top.Watch Video >>
The Lincoln Park Farmers Market operates on Thursday evenings through October. SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer cards are accepted as payment.
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve in Superior is offering the River Rovers Nature Playgroup for children ages 3-7 every Thursday until August 27th. It's a nature-themed morning of activities, crafts, games and stories, with snacks provided. Parents or guardians should be in attendance with their children for the duration of the program. No preregistration is necessary. For more information on River Rovers Nature Playgroup, call the Lake Superior NERR at (715) 392-3141.More Details >>
Windjammers will play into the night as free summer band concerts return to the Library Plaza. Chairs will be set up but feel free to bring your own lawn chair.
Duluth band Rock-a-Billy Revue ends the Hot Summer Nights Concert Series season.
The St. Louis County Historical Society hosts a second presentation by Joe Valencic, president of the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum, on Slovenian polka in America. The event honors the 100th anniversary of polka legends Frank Yankovic and Johnny Pecon. Complimentary birthday cake and beverages will be served.More Details >>
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It’s the 86th Annual Fisherman’s Picnic, and downtown Grand Marais is filled with visitors, crazy-days sales, a craft show, daily contests and prizes, live music, kids' activities and more. Click ahead for full details.
Singer/songwriter Jim Hall performs a happy hour set.
With the explosion of interest in cycling for exercise, recreation and competitive sport in the Twin Ports, providers are faced with increasingly frequent questions regarding training, bicycle safety and various bicycle-related trauma. This event will be a comprehensive workshop -- with sports medicine and orthopedist David Rust, M.D., COGGS and Stewart's Bikes -- for physicians, clinicians, and medical professionals.
Share ideas, pizza and beer with local web professionals at this monthly networking event. In this edition, find out what that stupid computer is really up to, and where the problem lies.More Details >>
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.
A pops concert including selections from Jurassic Park, 007, and Star Trek. Special appearance by Vikarybyns Lilla Spelmanslag, a Swedish fiddle group.
West Duluth Farmers Market
— 3 to 7 p.m.
The farmers market on the lot between Dairy Queen and Walgreens at 45th Avenue West and Grand Avenue is open every Thursday night during the summer.
Witness the rich history of Gooseberry Falls State Park on a guided hike. Imagine what Gooseberry would have looked like and see what remains of the past. Meet at the art column right outside of the visitor center.
Play an available game or bring one in. Scrabble, Battleship, Killer Bunnies, Munchkins, Quelf and more.
The Nordic Auction takes place every Thursday. Consignments are taken on Tuesdays at noon. Check the website for this Thursday's highlights.