Events

  • Birth & Baby Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Lincoln Park Middle School, 3215 W. Third St. Free admission. Free child care and kids’ activities are provided so parents are free to sit in workshops and meet health care professionals. Free shuttle provided from the bus stop at the bottom of the hill. Focusing on pregnancy and the early parenting years, the fair will feature more than 60 different exhibitors, including: breastfeeding basics from Essentia Health; Northern Lights Wellness; Duluth Midwife, doulas, parenting, reproductive trauma and healing and more. Go to birthandbabyfairduluth.com for more details.
  • HART (Historic Arts and Theatre) District along with the Greater Downtown Council host a to celebrate

    local businesses, community and all of the construction crews, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the 100 block of

    Superior Street, between First Avenue East and Second Avenue East. Features live music from The Abe Curran

    Band and The Adam Herman Trio, live streaming from The Current and MPR, fire pits, s’mores, kids area and pop-ups from HART District businesses. Participating businesses include Blacklist, Blackwater, Carmody, Chinese Dragon, The Current, Design EyeQ, DU Stuff, Duluth Coffee Company, Duluth Trading Company, Electric Fetus, Fannie Rose Candy Shop, Fond-du-luth Casino, Hucklebeary, MPR, Old Town Antiques, Pizza Luce, Rathskellar, Restaurant 301 and Zeitgeist. Free.

  • Friends of the Felgemaker Organ present "," 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W. Fourth St. Features vocalists Jenny Campbell, Katheryn Hamm, and Elias Mokole; trumpeter Bob Boman; cellist Byron Klimek; and organists Velda Bell, Sam Black, and Karen Sande, playing the historic 1898 pipe organ. Freewill donation. Concert parking is available at the Damiano Center lot across the street. Accessible entrance is on Second Avenue.

  • The University of Wisconsin-Superior host the lecture “,” noon Tuesday, Oct. 29, Jim Dan Hill Library, 907 N. 19th St., Superior. Speakers will include Joel Sipress, professor of U.S. and Latin American history, and Alisa Von Hagel, associate professor of political science, from UW-Superior’s Social Inquiry Department. Free. Go to uwsuper.edu/calendar/public-lecture-on-impeachment_calendar.

  • UMD’s Housing & Residence Life annual , 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, Kirby Ballroom. Features games, face painting, activities and candy. Free. Parking is available in Parking Lot E near the Kathryn A. Martin Library. Donations of new or gently used winter clothing for UMD students and the Damiano Center are being accepted.

  • Don't miss the Boo Bash, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, Duluth Heritage Sports Center, 120 S. 30th Ave. W. Features haunted locker room, face painting, Halloween music and light show, creepy science activities and party favors. Bring a non-perishable food item donation. Go to duluthheritage.com.
  • 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, UMD, room 90 of Bohannon Hall, 1207 Ordean Court. Seven speakers are joining together for a symposium on the topic of zombies. Free.

  • Northern Expressions Arts Collective (NEAC) presents “” an interactive trick or treating stop, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, Harrison Community Center, 3002 W. Third St. Children and families will visit some of Poe’s well-known stories and poems and participate in “I Spy” activities designed with the whole family in mind. Each child under age 13 will receive a treat bag, with toddler-safe treats on hand, as well as non-food treats for anyone with food allergies or dietary restrictions. Go to facebook.com/northexp.

  • from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at these University of Wisconsin-Superior residence halls: Ross-Hawkes, Crownhart, Curran-McNeill and Ostrander residence halls along Catlin Avenue. The Link at Ross-Hawkes Hall, 2231 Catlin Ave., will also host carnival activities and kid-friendly arts, craft and face painting will be offered at Crownhart Hall, 1524 Catlin Ave. The basement of Curran-McNeill-Ostrander Halls, 1714 Catlin Ave., will become a haunted house for children ages 12 and older or with parent consent. Children visiting any of the residence halls must be accompanied by an adult. Free parking will be available in university lots near the residence halls. For campus maps, go to uwsuper.edu/maps.

Ongoing

  • 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 glensheen.org 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 playduluth.org 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 duluthdepot.org 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 douglashistory.org.

  • 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 glaquarium.org 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 lszooduluth.org or call (218) 730-4500.

  • North Shore Scenic Railroad, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Go to duluthtrains.com 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 lsmrr.org.