Go see “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” rated PG-13, at 8:10 p.m. today, Aug. 23, Leif Erikson Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free. Go to

The Border Town Betties pancake breakfast for the Dragon Boat Festival, 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 200 Marina Drive, Superior. Tickets: $8 for breakfast, $1 for beverages. Go to

U.S. Airforce Starlifter Band, 3 p.m Sunday, Aug. 25, Gary New Duluth Recreation Center. Bring a chair. Free. Go to for details.

Get ready for last Wednesday Night at the Races, for ages 14 and younger, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, Wade Stadium, 101 N. 35th Ave. W. End of season picnic follows. Registration from 5-5:50 p.m. Go to

"Twin Ports Tonight," the region's only late night talk show, returns, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 27-28, Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone, 222 E. Superior St. Tickets: $10 at door or call 218-336-1412. Go to

Duluth Superior Pride weekend begins Thursday. Go to for complete details.

Make plans to attend YMCA Camp Du Nord eighth annual Fest Du Nord, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Ely. Features music by Okee Dokee Brothers, Mason Jennings, Jeremy Messersmith, John Munson and Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Go to or available at door.


  • 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.

  • The Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad, The River Train, offers tourist excursion rides along the St Louis River. The 1946 Switch Engine & 100+ yr old coaches provide a leisurely trip over part of the original 1870s tracks into Duluth. Available 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays. Buy tickets on-line at