• The Friends of Superior Public Library's annual Merry Little Christmas Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Dec. 6, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 1530 Tower Ave., Superior.

  • Maritime Improv Crew presents "Snow Much Fun," 7 p.m. today, Dec. 6, Fitger's Complex, Spirit of the North Theater on the 3rd floor, 600 E. Superior St. Rated PG-13. Tickets $10, available at door. Go to facebook.com/events/2769544349743957.

  • Sounds of the Season Symphony Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. today, Dec. 6, Weber Music Hall, UMD. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, $8 for students and free for UMD students.

  • The Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild annual Holiday Fair and Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Depot Great Hall, 506 W. Michigan St.

  • Sounds of the Season Band & Choir Concerts, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Weber Music Hall, UMD. This concert features the Symphonic Winds, University Singers, Chamber Singers, Vocal Jazz ensembles, Concert Chorale, and Concert Band. Note: Concert Chorale performs at 3 p.m. only and Concert Band performs at 7:30 p.m. only. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, $8 for students and free for UMD students.

  • The Finlandia Foundation Northland Chapter screens "The Unknown Soldier," on Finland's Independence Day, 6 p.m. today, Dec. 6, Kenwood Lutheran Church, 2720 Myers Ave. Shown in Finnish with English subtitles; three hour running time. Free, donations appreciated.

  • Scooby's Animal Mission pet adoption event at PetSmart in Baxter and PetSmart in Duluth, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Animals will be available for adoption and all will be current on vaccines and spayed/neutered.

  • Fundraising dinner for Sister Gaudensia, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Somers Lounge, College of St. Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Ave. Sister Gaudensia, from Tanzania, is raising money for a school bus for her school near Dar es Salam in Tanzania. Suggested donation: $10. Call 218-343-7156.

  • Strikepoint, Duluth’s internationally-acclaimed handbell ensemble, presents a holiday fundraising concert, “A Bell Noël,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Other guests include organists Velda Graham Bell and Brian Kapp, St. Scholastica Professor Emeritus Shelley Gruskin on flute and recorder, and a high school trombone ensemble. Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for ages 10 and younger; available at the door.

  • The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department's 22nd annual Season of Song concerts, 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 as well as 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior, 1111 Belknap St., Superior. Tickets: $10. Go to uwsuper.edu/newscenter/music-department-presents-22nd-annual-season-of-song-concerts-at-cathedral-of-christ-the-king_news.

  • The 39th annual Messiah Sing-Along, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, Mitchell Auditorium, St. Scholastica. The entire audience sings the iconic oratorio. Admission is free. Bring your own score, or buy one at the event.

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 4 p.m. daily. 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.