Susan Leaf, a celebrated historian from the Twin Cities, will come to Glensheen to speak about the renowned history of the Minneapolis Handicraft Guild. After the presentation, Glensheen guides will lead guests on a tour, showcasing the various décor created by Handicraft that can be seen throughout the home.
The Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault and community sponsors from throughout the Twin Ports are hosting the 14th annual Twin Ports Take Back the Night event, rescheduled from April due to bad weather. Sign-waving, tabling and general rallying will take place on the corner of Superior Street and Lake Avenue from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with music by Mary Bue. The annual Take Back the Night March will commence at 6:30. A rally will follow at 7:15 p.m.More Details >>
Scenic Road Bike Tour
— 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A leisurely 4-hour guided bicycle tour up Scenic Highway 61. The pick up point is Fitger's and the tour starts at Brighton Beach. Includes a picnic lunch.Transportation will be provided back to Duluth.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing, East German rock 'n' roll goddess, who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just "an angry inch."More Details >>
The Lincoln Park Farmers Market operates on Thursday evenings through October.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers
— 7:25 p.m.
The Vikings travel to the unfriendly confins of Lambeau Field to face the arch-rival Packers in a rare Thursday night game. The local broadcast is on KDLH-TV/CBS channel 3.1.
Musicians John Seguin and Andy Hauswirth play the Pickwick every Thursday.
Beginning Finnish taught by Matti Erpestad, who lived in Finland for four years. Meets on Thursdays for eight weeks starting Oct. 2.
Duluth-based bluegrass band Borderstone performs fiddle tunes, gospel, and spiritual numbers.
County Seat Theater Company presents The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance.More Details >>
When a dark secret surfaces from her past, Nora’s perfect world is turned upside down, and she faces the most difficult decision of all. See Henrik Ibsen’s classic masterpiece in a thrilling new adaptation.More Details >>
Spacesuits, Secret Serums and Panic: What the Ebola Outbreak Tells Us About Global Health Governance
— 6 to 8 p.m.
UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy presents this public lecture by Professor Jeremy Youde on global health governance and its reaction to the Ebola outbreak. The event will take place at UMD’s Labovitz School of Business & Economics, Room 118.More Details >>
National Stuttering Association Support Group
— 6 to 8 p.m.
People who stutter along with family, friends and speech therapists are invited to the Duluth area NSA support group. They meet at UMD-Chester Park building. Call 218-349-0589 or email email@example.com for more information.
Dan Neff of Lake Superior Art Glass and Brad Nelson of Just Take Action speak at this Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce "Words from the Wise Luncheon."More Details >>
Duluth Police Dept. Comm-U-nity CompStat (computer statistics) events are dedicated to reducing crime in neighborhoods and bringing transparency and accountability to the efforts of the multi-disciplinary team. This meeting will include briefings from various city leaders.
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.
Play three or more people. Winner of each round wins a booster pack! Each individual may only win two booster packs per event.
The Nordic Auction takes place every Thursday. Consignments are taken on Tuesdays at noon.
West Duluth Farmers Market
— 3 to 7 p.m.
This new farmers market on the lot between Dairy Queen and Walgreens at 45th Avenue West and Grand Avenue, is open every Thursday afternoon into October.