Community Calendar - Nov. 21-27, 2010See what's going to be happening in our neck of the woods.
By: Budgeteer Staff, Budgeteer News
Sunday, Nov. 21
Tour the Bentleyville Tour of Lights through Dec. 26 at Bayfront Festival Park. Free.
The Duluth XC Ski Club will host the Banff Mountain Film Festival at 7 p.m. Nov. 21-22 at Marshall School (different films each night). Cost is $15 at the door. Call 340-0443.
A memorial for recent electrocution victim Willie Kruger (and fundraiser for his family) starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Horseshoe. Details TBA.
Duluth’s Scottish Heritage Association will host its annual Kirkin of the Tartans celebration at 5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Second St. See www.duluthscots.com for details.
The Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth will meet at 3:30 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. Sixth Ave. E. Alison Aune will present “Holiday Designs, Traditions and Gifts of Sweden.” Open to the public. Call 525-4274 for more.
University Theatre at UWS will stage Eugene O’Neill’s “A Moon for the Misbegotten” at 1 p.m. at the Experimental Theatre in the Holden Fine Arts Center. Cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $2 for UWS students. Call (715) 394-8380 for ticket information.
Regular screenings at Zinema 2 this week: “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” (Friday and Saturday only). Details at www.zinema2.com.
Monday, Nov. 22
“The Flute Sonata” will be performed by flutist Melanie Sever and the Duluth Symphonic Winds at 7:30 p.m. at Woodland Middle School. Cost is $6 (free for students).
Essentia Health will host a free community education session about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from 6 to 8 p.m.
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, Nov. 23
Proctor Community Band will present the concert “An Evening of Sharing” at 7:30 p.m. at Proctor High School. Free. Non-perishable donations will be collected by Proctor Food Shelf.
A guitar ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD’s Weber Music Hall. Call 726-8877 for ticket information.
Singles Activities Group, for those 45 and older, will meet for coffee and conversation at 10:30 a.m. at Valentini’s on London Road. 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, Nov. 24
Saint Anyway (pictured) will perform at 9 p.m. at Cheers in Cloquet.
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.
Opening at area theaters: “Tangled,” “Burlesque” and “Love and Other Drugs.”
Thursday, Nov. 25
Today is Thanksgiving.
The College of St. Scholastica’s annual free community buffet will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DECC. Call 723-6484 for details.
Saint Anyway will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Gordy’s Warming House in Cloquet.
Friday, Nov. 26
The annual Amsoil Duluth National Snocross will be held Nov. 26-28 at Spirit Mountain. Visit www.visitduluth.com/snocross for a schedule of events.
Former Duluthian Laurie Hertzel will sign “News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist” from 1 to 2 p.m. at Northern Lights Books & Gifts in Canal Park.
Tapestry will perform at 8 p.m. at Amazing Grace in Canal Park. Free.
Saint Anyway will perform at 8 p.m. at Beaner’s Central. Cost is $5.
Santa and his live reindeer will arrive at noon at Fitger’s in a horse-drawn carriage. Free admission. Call 722-0410.
Ride the train from Fitger’s to Bentleyville between 5 and 8:30 p.m. Nov. 26-27. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Reservations are required; call 626-5930 for complete details.
Ride “The Polar Express” between Fitger’s and the Depot from Nov. 26-28. Cost is $16. Multiple departures per day; call 722-1273 for complete information.
Change of Pace Productions will stage the musical “The Bikinis” through Nov. 28 at Midi in Fitger’s. Friday and Saturday shows cost $45 with dinner ($18 without); dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. (show starts at 8 p.m.). Sunday shows cost $35 with dinner ($18 without); brunch is served at 12:30 p.m. (show starts at 2 p.m.). Call 525-2045.
Saturday, Nov. 27
Fitger’s Holiday Forest opens today. Check it out between now and Dec. 5. Call 722-8826 for more information.
Saint Anyway will perform at 8 p.m. at Red Mug in Superior.
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.
Ann Wertz Garvin will sign “On Maggie’s Watch” from noon to 1 p.m. at Northern Lights Books & Gifts in Canal Park. Cat Holm follows her, signing “My Heart is a Mountain” from 1 to 2 p.m.
Group Two will perform at 8 p.m. at Amazing Grace in Canal Park. Free.
Lake Superior Singles Fellowship, a non-denominational singles group supported by the United Presbyterian Church, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at China Cafe on London Road for dinner. Call 940-2248 to register and get complete details.
Dubh Linn Comedy Live!, featuring comedians Tim Harmston and Randy Ankarlo, will be held at 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Irish Brew Pub. Cost is $10 ($18 with pre-show dinner). Reservations recommended; call 727-1559.
“Husby and Husby: Pottery and Painting,” featuring the works of Cheryl and Bob Husby, will be on display through Nov. 30 at the North Shore Bank of Commerce, which is located at 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.
Darwin will be the featured subject through December at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum at 902 E. First St. It is open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 728-0630.
Cecilia Lieder’s solo exhibit “Hands of an Artist” will be on display Nov. 13 through Jan. 8 at Northern Prints Gallery, 318 N. 14th Ave. E.
Vladimir Lobanov’s “Landscapes of the Russian North” will be on display through Feb. 6 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.