Go to CHUM Rhubarb Fest, 9 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 1100 block of London Road. Enjoy all things rhubarb.

Check out Bayfront Bratfest, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Bayfront Festival Park. This fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital features local craft beer and ciders with 12 to 16 different brats for you to sample. Cost: $1.50 for one-third brat sample or $15 for sample pack with includes 6 samples and 1 pint of local craft beer or cider. Go to for details.

Attend the Independence Celebration Concert by the DSSO Mighty Brass Ensemble, 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Gary New Duluth Recreation Center, 801 101st Ave. W.

Put on your rollerblades and take part in Skate and Sip, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, Willard Munger Trailhead. Enjoy skating and then a beer at Bent Paddle. Free; register at Call (218) 723-1503

Party at the Park with Hairball, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, Bayfront Festival Park. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at gate. Call (218) 722-5573 or go to

Check out Concerts on the Pier, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, July 3, Glensheen’s pier, 3300 London Road. Features Charlie Parr with Charolette Montgomery opening. Free.

Experience Mt. Rushmore Live, 1:30-5 p.m. Thursday, July 4, Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior. Features four living history reenactors presenting the U.S. Presidents on Mt. Rushmore. Free admission on July 4. Call 715-392-7151.

Don’t miss Fourthfest, 5 p.m. Thursday, July 4, Bayfront Festival Park. Features live music and fireworks at 10:10 p.m.


  • 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 5 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 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Visit or call (218) 730-4500.

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