• Take part in the Lake Superior Ice Festival, today and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, Barker’s Island in Superior. Features a kid zone, bonfires, fire twirlers, live music, 3 on 3 hockey tournament, mini disc golf, skating, sledding and fireworks at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Go to lakesuperioricefestival.com for details.

  • Don't miss Renegade Theater Company presents "Bright Star," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, Jan. 24-25 as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, Zeitgeist, 222 E. Superior St. Other dates offered from Jan. 30-Feb. 8. Tickets: $20. Call 218-726-5430 or go to zeitgeistarts.com.

  • Bring your kids, ages 14 and younger, to Grandma's Marathon Saturday Morning at the Races, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, UWS, Lydia Thering Fieldhouse Marcovich Wellness Center, 1810 Catlin Ave., Superior. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Free. Go to grandmasmarathon.com/our-races/youth-races.

  • Check out the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Sunday, Jan. 26, Billy's Bar, 3502 W. Tischer Road. Events begin at 9 a.m., race starts at 11 a.m. Go to beargrease.com for details.

  • Get your tickets to Duluth Playhouse presents "Steel Magnolias," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Jan. 30-Feb. 8 as well as 2 p.m. on Feb. 9, NorShor Theater, 211 E. Superior St. Tickets: $30-$40. Go to duluthplayhouse.org/main-stage.

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.

  • 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.