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Iron Range Earth Fest 2019, 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at various locations in Mountain Iron. Features features speakers and workshops on topics ranging from growing hops, growing flowers in the northland, forest fire ecology, growing food in harmony with nature and other activities. Events occur in Mountain Iron Community Center, Messiah Lutheran Church, Merritt Elementary School and Northeast Service Cooperative. Go to for details. Free

Get your tickets to the 22nd annual Gitchee Gumee Brewfest, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Wessman Arena, UWS, 28th and Catlin Avenues in Superior. Tickets: $30. Go to or purchase at Twin Ports 7 West Taphouse locations, Keyport Liquor Store and online at

Enjoy the a cappella stylings of St. Scholastica's Vocal Revolution, 3 p.m. Sunday, Mitchell Auditorium. Tickets: $5. Call (218) 723-7000 or email

Sign up for "Experimenting with eggs," with Todd Whitesel, 10 a.m. Thursday, Blue Heron Trading Co., 394 Lake Ave. S. Learn how to make Scotch eggs which are hard-boiled eggs wrapped in a sausage coating and deep fried; Spanish potato and egg tortilla; and Kuku Sabsi, a baked persian herb omelet with cranberries. Cost: $30. Call (218) 722-8799 for required registration.

Make plans to attend A Children's Home Easter, April 20, Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior. Play games, enjoy crafts, meet the Easter bunny and sample foods served during Easter. Time slots are 9-10 a.m., 10:30-11:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. Cost: $5, free for ages 2 and younger. Go to to purchase tickets through Wednesday or call (715) 394-5712.


• Glensheen Historic Estate, 3300 London Road, Duluth, offers a 39-room mansion and 7 acres of formal gardens and working vegetable gardens. Grounds hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with tours offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 726-8910.

• Duluth Children's Museum, 115 S. 29th Ave. W., Duluth, offers programs and exhibits for children and families. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Visit or call (218) 733-7543.

• Duluth Depot, 506 W. Michigan St., includes Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth Art Institute, St. Louis County Historical Society and Veterans' Memorial Hall. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 727-8025.

• Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave., Superior, offers exhibits, events and history theater. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call (715) 392-8449 or go to

• Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, models a number of habitats from the Great Lakes and around the world. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 740-3474.

• Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont St., Duluth, is the only zoo in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin. It features a wide variety of animals and educational displays. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Visit or call (218) 730-4500.

• North Shore Scenic Railroad, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Go to or call (218) 722-1273 for details.