Taco bar fundraiser for Scooby's Animal Mission, 5-7:30 p.m. today, Jan. 17, Aitkin Moose Lodge. Cost: $10. Go to scoobysanimalmission.org.
“Survivor Songs,” 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Mitchell Auditorium, St. Scholastica. Features award-winning composer and musician Mina Kaiser and friends as they present two original compositions: a song cycle based on Mark Twain’s “Letters from the Earth,” and the premiere of “Survivor Songs” with texts exploring the survival of physical and sexual abuse. Other selections will relate to living with and surviving cancer. Tickets: $10. Call 218-723-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the following events will be held. Go to duluthnaacp.org/mlk.
Interfaith Worship Service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church - 219 N. Sixth Ave. E.
Community Breakfast, 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, Holy Family Catholic Church, 2430 W. Third St. Free.
March, 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20. Meet at Washington Center, 310 N. First Ave. W. March begins about 11 a.m.
Rally, noon Monday, Jan. 20, DECC, 350 Harbor Drive.
Fourth annual High School Honor Band Festival concert, 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, Mitchell Auditorium, St. Scholastica. Students from 23 schools throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ontario will participate in a day of music instruction before performing. It's free.
Garden Talks features "The Legend and Lore of Kew Gardens," with Robert Quene, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior. Cost: $15. Call 715-394-5712 to register.
Lake Superior Maritime Museum offers "The History of Lake Ice and its Effects on Great Lakes Shipping." Ranger Scott dives deep into how ice affects ships for winter; from shipping paths, to maintenance of the ship, from 2-2:45 p.m. Jan. 24, 600 Canal Park Drive. Call 218-788-6430.
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.
Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior, offers tours and events. Winter hours: Noon to 3 p.m. Sundays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 715-394-5712 or go to superiorpublicmuseums.org/fairlawn-mansion-2.
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.