Things to Do: Bong Airport open house, Sauna Day, Trader's Village and more
Check out the events offered this week.
- Find what you want at the Duluth Farmers' Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 1324 E. Third St.
- Don't miss the Bong Airport open house, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 12, Richard I. Bong Airport, 4804 Hammond Ave., Superior. Offering a pancake breakfast and commemorative Air Force lunch BBQ with entertainment by Blue Water Big Band. Go to superiorchamber.org/events/details/bong-airport-open-house-18939 .
- Celebrate Sauna Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, Neilimark Homestead and Museum, Highway 21 at the intersection of Salo Road, across from the fire hall, in Embarrass. Games for kids and adults, demonstrations and door prizes. Finnish beef mojakka lunch available.
- Check out Barker's Island Farmers' Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 12, 15 Marina Drive, Superior.
- Go to Douglas County Trader's Village, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 13, Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, Superior. Features crafters, junkers, makers, food vendors, petting zoo and farmers' market.
- Shop at the Superior Downtown Farmers' Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 1215 Banks Ave., Superior.
- Two events will mark Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19. One is in West Duluth, from noon to 9 p.m. in Memorial Park on Grand Avenue. Features food, games and bounce house. Hosted by Queen Coca Hair. Another event will be at Central Hillside Park from 1-5 p.m. Free food, DJ, youth talent show at 2. Hosted by the NAACP and other local groups.
- CHUM Rhubarb Festival Carnival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 26, First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Go to chumduluth.org for a schedule of events and happenings during the week-long celebration June 20-26.
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