July 4 weekend events
There's more to Fourth of July than just fireworks ... well, fireworks are essential, but there's a whole weekend to fill. Here are some of the major events going on about town:...
There’s more to Fourth of July than just fireworks … well, fireworks are essential, but there’s a whole weekend to fill. Here are some of the major events going on about town:
July 2-6: Mighty Thomas Carnival. For times, coupons and wristband specials go to www. thomascarnival.com. DECC parking lot.
Thursday, July 3: Party in the Park with Hairball, Arch Allies and Junk FM. Gates open 5 p.m, music begins 6 p.m. Advance tickets $15, day of show $20. Bayfront Festival Park. Tickets available at the Electric Fetus or at northcentralproductions.com. (218) 590-1634, www.bayfrontfestivalpark.com .
Friday, July 4: Fourth Fest. Free admission. Food vendors and beer garden in park. No bottles, cans or coolers, please. Bayfront Festival Park. 218-722-5573, www.bayfrontfestivalpark.com .
- 4 p.m. Gates open
- 4:30 p.m: Permanent Party Rock Band, Air National Guard Band of the Midwest
- 5:45 p.m. Brody Olson and Danny Buck
- 6:45 p.m. Air National Guard Concert and Jazz Band
- 8:45 p.m. Big Wave Dave and the Ripples
- 10:10 p.m. Fireworks
July 4-5: Great American Picnic. Folk music with food stands, tiki bar and lemonade stand. Grill opens 4 p.m. Music runs 6-9 p.m. Friday: Bill & Kate Isles. Saturday: Beth and Les. Fitger’s Complex Courtyard. (218) 727-4880,
July 4-7: Duluth Huskies Baseball. Wade Stadium, 101 N. 35th Ave. W. Alexandria Blue Anchors, 5:05 p.m. Friday and 6:35 p.m. Saturday. Willmar Stingers, 5:05 p.m. Sunday and 6:35 p.m. Monday. Tickets $8 reserved, $7 general, $27 Kennel Klub (all you can eat & drink). (218) 786-9909, www.northwoodsleague.com/duluth-huskies .
Sunday, July 6: The Hold Steady with Cheap Girls. $17 Advance, $19 day of show, all ages. Doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Clyde Iron Event Center, 2920 W. Michigan St. (218) 727-1150, www.clydeironworks.com .