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Things to Do: Music, games and outdoor events.

Live streaming concerts and more.

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Woodblind (file / News Tribune)
  • Third annual Escape the Bong, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today, Feb. 12 through Sunday, Feb. 14, 305 E. Second St., Superior. This three day event features four escape rooms to test your puzzle solving skills. Each room is designed for an hour of fun along with a unique mission and experience. A new game begins every 90 minutes. A maximum of 10 people allowed in each room at a time with only players known to each other in a room together; we will not combine multiple groups together to fill a room. We strongly recommend that each group assigns one person to handle booking for everyone. Tickets: $25 for ages 13 and older, $15 for ages 12 and younger. To purchase tickets, click on the link -- Escape Room Parties website . Go to bongcenter.org for details.

  • UMD Theatre presents "Love and Information," today, Feb. 12, through Sunday, Feb. 14. Free and livestreamed each day at 7:30 p.m. In this kaleidoscopic series of vignettes, audiences will meet 100+ characters in a variety of everyday — and not so everyday — stories of life, love and the information that shapes us. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Go to z.umn.edu/LoveInfo .

  • St. Scholastica offers the acoustic ska duo Woodblind in a virtual concert, 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. The event will be broadcast from the Mitchell Auditorium and live streamed on facebook.com/stscholastica and YouTube.com/SaintScholastica . Woodblind is made up of Jason Wussow and Viekko Lepisto from Duluth. The concert will feature the duo along with guest musicians featured on their newest album, which was released this past summer.

  • UMD offers these concerts with free streaming. For full listing of all events visit: https://z.umn.edu/UMDMusicEvents .

Graduate Student Recital: Kara Metzger, trombone, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Go to youtu.be/4yfyQFqGohU .

Student Recital: Grant Goulson, trombone, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Go to youtu.be/xgKtvBss1KY

  • Snowshoe at Glensheen, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through March with a free snowshoe rental included with any tour. The terrain at Glensheen is mostly flat which makes it a great place for beginners. Guests can explore areas they wouldn’t normally have the opportunity to experience... or didn’t even realize existed at Glensheen. You can snowshoe through a wooded area at the front of the mansion and venture under the Stone Arch Bridge. If safe ice conditions, you can walk across the frozen Tischer Creek and under the famous Stone Arch Bridge. To enhance the grounds exploration experience, there is educational signage across the estate making a snowshoe rental an added perk to a mansion tour. A variety of types and sizes, including kid sizes, are available for use. Tours are only available for purchase onsite at Glensheen. Go to glensheen.org .

  • University of Minnesota Extension Educators' second annual Gardening from the Group Up webinar series, 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 16-19. Webinars offered include:

    Tuesday, Feb. 16: Starting a Garden from Scratch. Learn how to select a site for a new garden and preparing the site for your plants, as well as practices you can use to get your garden off to a good start.

    Wednesday, Feb. 17: Selecting and Starting Plants for your Garden. A review of seed starting, plant propagation, and selecting the right plant for the right place.

    Thursday, Feb. 18: Tree and Shrub Maintenance. From maples to lilacs to raspberries, most woody plants need occasional maintenance and pruning. Hear about some of the best practices to keep plants in your yard healthy and beautiful.

    Feb. 19: Lawn Care and Pest Management. Topics will include: seeding, mowing, fertilization, watering, and weed control. Methods for disease and insect pest management will also be discussed.

    Go to z.umn.edu/GardenUp to register. When you register, you can choose to attend one or multiple sessions. Pre-registration is required to receive the webinar link. Recordings of the webinars will be sent out at the conclusion of the series. Call 218-749-7120 or email countyextensionoffice@stlouiscountymn.gov with questions.

  • Great Lakes Aquarium presents The Brrr Garden, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through Feb. 26, 353 Harbor Drive. Enjoy sturgeon-themed hot toddies served from our handcrafted, freshly frozen ice bar at festively lit high top tables (also made entirely of ice). Though table space is limited, guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and sit around one of six outdoor fire pits. Admission into the Brrr Garden is free. Families are welcome, though guests must be at least 21 years old to consume alcohol. Great Lakes Aquarium will maintain regular hours during Friday Brrr Gardens. While the Brrr Garden will remain open outside until 8 p.m., exploration of indoor exhibits will close at 6 p.m. Outside food is allowed to be ordered in though must be consumed outdoors per Stay Safe MN. Go to glaquarium.org or email events@glaquarium.org for complete details.

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