Community Calendar - Oct. 24-30, 2010A weekly listing of what the Twin Ports has to offer.
By: Budgeteer Staff, Budgeteer News
Sunday, Oct. 24
Marshall Crenshaw will perform at 7 p.m. at Beaner’s Central. Cost is $20.
The children’s puppet show “Skeletons in the Closet” (a Day of the Dead story) will be presented in English and Spanish at 1 and 4 p.m. at the Depot’s Great Hall. Free and open to the public.
A benefit for Suzie Maas will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Mr. D’s. Spaghetti will be served from noon to 2 p.m.; cost is $10. A silent auction will be held until 3 p.m. Call 428-3168 for details.
Choral ensembles will perform at 3 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Cost is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for students.
The Rose Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Cost is $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Call (651) 225-4340 for details.
A shape note sing in the 18th century tradition will be held Oct. 23-24 at Duluth Friends Meeting House, 1802 E. First St. Call 727-8462 for details. No experience required.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will host the fourth annual Women Drummers of All Native Nations Oct. 20-24 on its campus. Call 879-0721 for specifics.
This year’s “Border Battle” between the Vikings and Packers gets going at noon. Numerous establishments throughout the Twin Ports are hosting viewing parties.
Inukshuk Pass will play at 10 p.m. during brunch at Pizza Lucé.
The 12th annual Winter Camping Symposium will be held Oct. 22-24 at YMCA Camp Miller in Sturgeon Lake. Call 372-3188 or visit www.wintercampingsymposium.com for complete details.
The Minnesota Ballet will present “Sleeping Beauty” at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23-24, at the DECC. See www.decc.org for ticket details.
Hours for the William A. Irvin Haunted Ship this week: 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for kids; see www.duluthhauntedship.com for complete details.
UMD Theatre will stage the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “South Pacific” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27-30 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Cost is $18 for adults, $13 for seniors and students, $8 for children and $6 for UMD students. Call 726-8561 for tickets.
There will be haunted “Terror Twister” coaster rides at Spirit Mountain from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21-24. Cost is $9 ($13 for double riders). Call (800) 642-6377.
Regular screenings at Zinema 2 this week: “Waking Sleeping Beauty” and “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” (Sunday through Thursday) and “It’s Kind of a Funny Story,” “Never Let Me Go” and “The Big Lebowski” (Friday and Saturday). Details at www.zinema2.com.
Monday, Oct. 25
The monthly meeting of the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association will be held at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton. Open to the public. Call 384-4945.
Take flashlight tours of Fairlawn Mansion in Superior from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25-28. Cost is $8 for adults and $6.50 for students and seniors. Call (715) 394-5712.
A senior high honor choir will perform at 4 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Free.
Randy Lee’s Big Time Jazz Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Grandma’s Sports Garden. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call 722-4724.
The Needle Arts Guild of Duluth will present the program “Swedish Adventures in Quilting” at 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Lakeside. Cost is $10 for non-members. Bring a bag lunch. Call 525-2576.
There will be a free open skate session for adults (21 and older) from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Heritage Sports Center, 120 S. 30th Ave. W. Bring your own skates.
Northern Lights ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, 6700 Grand Ave. Call 348-4087 or visit www.adultchildren.org for more information.
Tuesday, Oct. 26
Lakeside Lester Park Community Club, 106 N. 54th Ave. E., will host a family Halloween party from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A costume parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. Treats for all.
The Road Kill Boys will perform at 7 p.m. at Amazing Grace. Free.
Pianist Nicolas Mallarte will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Cost is $19 for adults, $17 for seniors and $5 for students.
Singles Activities Group, for those 45 and older, will meet for coffee and conversation at 11 a.m. at the Perkins on London Road. A walk will follow. Call 722-6828.
The folk duo of Bill and Kate Isles puts on a free variety show at Clyde Iron Works, 2902 W. Michigan St., at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Dec. 28.
The Maxi Childs Trio performs at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Black Water Lounge, 231 E. Superior St.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
There will be a free open skate session for families from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Heritage Sports Center, 120 S. 30th Ave. W. Bring your own skates.
An open mic night will be held at Beaner’s Central from 7 to 11 p.m. Jason Wussow hosts.
Jody Kujawa hosts ladies’ night karaoke every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at R.T. Quinlan’s, 220 W. Superior St. Must be 21.
Thursday, Oct. 28
Mahmood Mamdani, author and professor of government at Columbia University, will present “The Roots of Mideast Terror,” at 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Auditorium on the College of St. Scholastica campus. Free and open to the public.
A Hermantown Chamber of Commerce candidate forum (for Hermantown City Council and District 6B) and luncheon will be held at noon at the city’s Government Services Building, 5011 Maple Grove Road. Gary Doty will be the forum moderator. Cost is $20 ($15 for members); call 729-6843 to RSVP.
Violinist Laurie Bastian and Deb Rausch, a French horn player, will perform at 1 p.m. at Duluth Congregational Church, 3833 E. Superior St. Free.
Jay Weiner will talk about his new book, “This is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won the Minnesota Senate Recount,” from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Bookstore at Fitger’s.
Grandma’s Sports Garden will host pro boxing at 7 p.m. Cost is $30 at the door.
Renegade Theater Company will stage “Reefer Madness” (pictured) at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-30, at Teatro Zuccone. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Call 336-1414.
Benedictine Health Center Auxiliary’s fall luncheon will be served at noon at 935 Kenwood Ave. Cost is $12; reserve a spot by calling 723-6408. The BHCA will also be holding a bake and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the same address.
The Daisy Gift Shop, 935 Kenwood Ave., will host a holiday showing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
David Allan Coe and Deafman Radio will perform at 9 p.m. at Clyde Iron Works. Must be 21. Cost is $20. Call 727-1150.
Rita B.’s “Dreaming of Mexico” cooking class will be taught at 6:30 p.m. at Blue Heron Trading Co. Cost is $25. Call 722-8799.
There will be haunted “Terror Twister” coaster rides at Spirit Mountain from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28-31. Cost is $9 ($13 for double riders). Call (800) 642-6377.
The Rex Liquor Emporium (in the Fitger’s complex) hosts karaoke at 10 p.m. every Thursday.
The Bookstore at Fitger’s hosts “Storytime for Toddlers” from 11 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday.
Friday, Oct. 29
There will be live performances of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 10:45 p.m. Oct. 29-30 at the Playhouse. Cost is $10.
Uprising, Rock Brigade, Eeriearq and the Silk Sheiks will perform at 8 p.m. at Norm’s in Superior. Cost is $3.
The North Shore Community School PTA will host a Halloween carnival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 5926 Ryan Road. Cost TBA.
Loup Garou and Ben Weaver will perform at 8 p.m. at Amazing Grace. Free.
A senior high honor orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Free.
Coal Car Caboose and Mikey Talented will perform at 10 p.m. at Rex Bar. Cost TBA.
Ida Jo, Wyatt Famous and Holyoke will perform at 8 p.m. at Beaner’s Central. Cost is $5.
The children’s show “Fiddler on the Roof Jr.” will be staged through Oct. 31 at the Playhouse. Shows will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 733-7555 for ticket information.
Rubber Chicken Theater is bringing back “Evil Dead: The Musical” every Friday and Saturday in October. Performances are at 7 p.m.; a special midnight performance will also be held Oct. 30. All performances at The Venue at Mohaupt Block, 2024 W. Superior St. Cost is $15 for regular seating, $25 for “splatter zone” seating (includes a commemorative T-shirt). Reserve tickets by calling 213-2780.
Opening at area theaters: “Saw 3-D.”
Saturday, Oct. 30
Retribution Gospel Choir, Infrared, the Tinsel Fairies, James & Younger and This is Now will perform at 8 p.m. at Norm’s in Superior. Cost is $3.
The Little Black Books, Whiskey Tango, County Road D and Look Mom, No Head! Will perform at 10 p.m. at Pizza Lucé. Cost is $5. Must be 21.
The ’80s cover band Glass Elevator will perform at 10 p.m. at Red Star. No cover.
Today will be the last day to catch this year’s Haunted Shack in Morgan Park. Cost is $7; save a dollar by bringing a canned good for the food shelf. Visit www.hauntedshack.com for hours this week.
The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank will perform at 8 p.m. at Rex Bar. A Night in the Box, Sneaky Pete Bauer and the Johnson Family Band are also on the bill. Cost is $7.
Fred Keller and Lorri Solomon, an acoustic duo, will perform at 8 p.m. at Amazing Grace. Free.
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of film composer John Williams at 8 p.m. at the DECC. Call 623-3776 for ticket information.
Hartley Nature Center will host Howl-O-Ween from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per family. Space is limited. Call 724-6735.
Hope United Methodist Church, 301 W. St. Marie St., will host a craft and art show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Laurie Boche will sign her novel “James River Destiny” during this event.
Fairlawn Mansion in Superior will host the murder mystery dinner “A Tisket, A Casket: Poe Unearthed” at 7 p.m. Call (715) 394-5712 for details.
Help install Bentleyville’s thousands of holiday lights at Bayfront Festival Park from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 6 and from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 3. No need to pre-register; just show up and help out.
Lake Superior Singles Fellowship, a non-denominational singles group supported by the United Presbyterian Church, will meet at 5 p.m. at Carol’s for a Halloween party. Call 940-2248 to register and get complete details.
Every Saturday, DAYSNC (Duluth Area Youth Special Needs Community) is sponsoring recreational bowling for youth with special needs at the Incline Station from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Cost is $2.50 a game and shoes are free. For more information visit www.wix.com/DAYSNC/duluth or call 348-5322.
Dubh Linn Comedy Live!, featuring comedians J. Jay Boyd and Gene Fenfroe, will be held at 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Cost is $10 ($18 with pre-show dinner). Reservations recommended; call 727-1559.
Adu Gindy’s “Bits and Pieces: A Visual Journey” will be on display through Sunday, Oct. 24, at the John Steffl Gallery in the Depot.
Whitney Saurer’s “Corpses and Copses” will be on display Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 31 at Washington Studios Gallery, 315 N. Lake Ave.
“Form & Surface: Selections from the Glenn C. Nelson Collection” will be on display through Nov. 7 at UMD’s Tweed Museum of Art.
“Husby and Husby: Pottery and Painting,” featuring the works of Cheryl and Bob Husby, opens Wednesday and will be on display through Nov. 30 at the North Shore Bank of Commerce, 131 W. Superior St.
“Entertaining the Gods,” yarn paintings of the Mexican Huichol will be on display through Dec. 20 at UMD’s Tweed Museum of Art.
The free Veterans’ Memorial Hall exhibit “Generations of Service,” which spans roughly 150 years of military service and includes locally donated artifacts, is now open at the Depot. See www.vets-hall.org.