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Art "Potpourri," a watercolor and mixed media art exhibit by Steve Downing, through Dec. 31, Vibe Salon, 4328 E. Superior St. Call 724-8588. "VINEYARD REFLECTIONS ... WHAT AN ARTIST SEES" BY KAT ELDRED, through Sunday, Red Mug Coffeehouse, 916 Ha...

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"Potpourri," a watercolor and mixed media art exhibit by Steve Downing, through Dec. 31, Vibe Salon, 4328 E. Superior St. Call 724-8588.

"VINEYARD REFLECTIONS ... WHAT AN ARTIST SEES" BY KAT ELDRED, through Sunday, Red Mug Coffeehouse, 916 Hammond Ave., Superior. Call 392-2662.

"WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS BY ROSEMARY GUTTORMSSON," through Sunday, Just for the Season Gallery, Holiday Center, 207 W. Superior St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

"PRINCIPLE OF LOCALITY" BY LUKE KRISAK AND JESSICA MANDERFELD, through Friday, North End Arts Gallery, 1323 Broadway St., Superior.

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"OGGI," BY CECILIA LIEDER, through Jan 10, Northern Prints Gallery, 318 N. 14th Ave. E. Holiday tea and open house, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 2-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.

ORIGINAL OIL AND ACRYLIC PAINTINGS BY CARISSA BECKWITH, a senior at Proctor High School, through Dec. 31, Duluth Teachers Credit Union, 1358 W. Arrowhead Road.

Oil paintings by Jean Fleck, through Monday, Vanilla Bean Cafe, 812 Seventh Ave., Two Harbors. Jean works in mediums of pencil, acrylic and oil on canvas. Call 834-3714.

FINNS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR EXHIBIT displayed through Dec. 31, St. Louis County Courthouse, 310 S. Fifth Ave., Virginia. The four-panel exhibit covers the socio-political and cultural aspects of Finnish immigrants' lives in this area, particularly during the largest wave of immigration, 1895-1910. Free. Call (218) 733-7586. Go to www.thehistorypeople.org .

"FLORAL POTPOURRI," ORIGINAL OILS AND WATERCOLORS BY EDNA BLANCHARD, through Feb. 28, Duluth Teachers Credit Union, 11 W. Second St.

DULUTH ART INSTITUTE offers these art exhibits. Call 733-7560 or go to www.duluthartinstitute.org .

* Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition, today through Feb. 1.

* Eun-Kyung Suh: New Work, Dec. 4-March 1. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m. Dec. 11. Artist dialogue: 6-7 p.m. Dec. 18.

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UWS displays these exhibits in Kruk Gallery in Holden Fine and Applied Arts. Call 394-8391.

* Student Holiday Art Exhibition, Monday through Dec. 19.

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART at UMD offers these exhibits. Call 726-8222.

* Saturday afternoon gallery talks, 2 p.m. every Saturday

* Student Show with Joshua Hammari, Tuesday through Dec. 7

* Student Show with Christina Hoeker, Dec. 9-14

* Apart at the Seams: Drawings and Paintings by Sylvia Schuster and Allen D. (Big Al) Carter, through Dec. 14.

"QUILTS FOR ALL SEASONS," through Jan. 4, First Stage Gallery, Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut St., Virginia.

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FALL STUDENT ART SHOW, Dec. 8-10, Lake Superior College, Main Campus Concourse, 2101 Trinity Road. Reception: 5:30-10 p.m. Dec. 8.

BAZAARS

Trunk Show "Big Knit Afghans," through Sunday, Yarn Harbor,

103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle. Call 724-6432. Go to www.yarnharborduluth.com .

Jacques Christmas Marketplace, through Dec. 23, 121 Second St. N.W., Aitkin. Call (218) 927-2363.

Northland arts and crafts show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Burning Tree Plaza, Maple Grove Road.

Holiday market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Last Chance Gallery, 4658 Cascade Beach Road, Lutsen. Reception from 5-7 p.m. with tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m.

Old Time Bazaar, 4-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Bear River Community Center.

Crafts & Beyond Christmas Boutique, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Superior Town Hall, 4917 S. Highway 35, Superior.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Port Wing Town Hall.

Nelle handbag trunk show, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Waters of Lake Superior, 395 S. Lake Ave.

St. James Wotczak Memorial Scholarship Christmas Cookie Sale, 3:30-6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, St. James Catholic Church, 721 N. 57 Ave. W. Call 628-1681.

Brown Sheep Trunk Show at Yarn Harbor, Monday through Dec. 30, Yarn Harbor, 103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle. Trunk show of purse patterns from "Knit.Kit.com" from the Brown Sheep Co. Free. Call 724-6432. Go to www.yarnharborduluth.com .

HOT MUGS PARTY & SALE, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4, Duluth Art Institute, 2229 W. Second St. Call 733-7560.

Holiday Cookie Sale and Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Dec. 6, Peace in Christ Lutheran Church, 5007 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown. Breakfast cost: $4 for adults and $2 for children ages 9 and younger. Call 729-9473. Go to www.pichrist.org .

Northwoods Christmas Craft Sale, 9 a.m. Dec. 6, Hope United Methodist Church, 301 W. St. Marie St.

Tops WI987 holday bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Superior Town Hall, 4917 S. Wisconsin Highway 35.

Granny's Attic sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Parish Center, across street from Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Coleraine.

AGATE BAY CRAFTERS, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Two Harbors Community Center.

Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild Fair and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Great Hall at the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Call 724-8746.

A Touch of Scandinavia bazaar, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 6, Bethesda Lutheran Church, 204 Fifth St., Carlton.

December Dazzle Holiday Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Lester Park United Methodist Church, 5401 E. Superior St. Call 525-4373. Go to www.lesterparkchurch.com .

Woodland gardens resident's club bake and craft sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6, 127 E. Calvary Road.

Get It Local Gift Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6, Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E. Call 525-5098. Go to www.greygreen.org/duluthfairs .

Holiday Expo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Churchill Elementary School, 515 Granite St., Cloquet. Free admission.

Deck the Halls bazaar, noon to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6, First Lutheran Church, 2201 Third Ave. E., Hibbing.

GET TO THE POINT Fine Craft/Art Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13, Lafayette Square Community Center, 3026 Minnesota Ave. Call 525-5098. Go to www.greygreen.org/duluthfairs .

Homemade Christmas bake sale, 10 a.m. Dec. 13, Zion Lutheran Church, 2022 E. Second St., Superior.

Holiday Gift Market, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 13, DECC, 350 Harbor Drive. Admission: $3 for adults.

Washington Studios Annual Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 13, Washington Studios Artists Cooperative, 315 N. Lake Ave. There will be an exhibit of fine art in our gallery and fine vendors in the halls. Resident artists will also have open studios. Call 723-1308.

CLASSES

Learn how to draw on the right side of your brain at Minnesota Works, 802 E. Third St., Apt. 3. Classes by appointment only. Cost: $10 per class or $30 for five sessions. Call 728-1715.

Lynn Moore beading class, 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, Edgewood Vista Independent Living, 4125 Westberg Road, Hermantown. Pay for what you make. Call 310-8971.

Beginning Socks Cont. 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Felted Fiesta Bag, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $20. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Felted Stained Glass Fan Bag Knitting Class, 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Tuesday through Dec. 16, Yarn Harbor, 103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle. Need to know basic knitting and be comfortable with picking up stitches. Must preregister. Teacher: Meg. Cost: $30. Call 724-6432. Go to www.yarnharborduluth.com .

Knit Beaded Christmas Ornament Balls, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $25. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Rughooking Class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 10, Proctor Area Community Center, 100 Pionk Drive. Cost: $7 each session. Call 628-6293.

Beginning Mittens Knitting Class, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 4-18, Yarn Harbor, 103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle. Learn to knit mittens on double pointed needles. Need to know basic knitting. Must preregister. Teacher: Meg. Cost: $30. Call 724-6432. Go to www.yarnharborduluth.com .

Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop, 12:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Ironworld, 801 S.W. Highway 169, Chisholm. Cost: $25. Call (218) 254-7959. Go to www.ironworld.com .

Crochet a Belt, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $10. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Knitting 101 -- Fast Track Gator, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, Yarn Harbor, 103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle. Must preregister. Teacher: Kathy. Cost: $25. Call 724-6432. Go to www.yarnharborduluth.com .

Yarn Harbor Holiday Open House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6, Yarn Harbor, 103 Mount Royal Shopping Circle, Mini-classes from noon-4 p.m. Free. No registration required. Call 724-6432. Go to yarnharborduluth.com.

Miniature Tossus Workshop, Dec. 7, Ironworld, 801 S.W. Highway 169, Chisholm. Bring several bath towels for felting process. Cost: $25. Call (218) 254-7959. Go to www.ironworld.com .

Knit a Beaded Amulet Bag, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 7, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $20. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Holiday ornament workshop, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior. cost: $3 at door. Call 394-5712 for reservations.

Easy Teddy, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $20. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Lynn Moore Beading Class, 11 a.m. Dec. 9, Proctor Area Community Center, 100 Pionk Drive. Jewelry starting in all price ranges ($5-$15). Cost: $2. Call 628-6293. Go to www.proctor.k12.com (click on community ed).

Crochet an Easy Hat, 10 a.m. Dec. 10, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $10. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Knit a Mitten Tree Ornament, 10 a.m. Dec. 11, Playing With Yarn, 276 Scenic Drive, Knife River. Cost: $10. Call 834-5967. Go to www.playingwithyarn.com .

Wild Rice Five Ways, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11, Whole Foods Co-Op, 610 E. Fourth St. Learn how to make five different dishes using this great local ingredient. Cost: $20. Call 728-0884. Go to www.wholefoods.coop .

Kid's Cooking Series: Food to Give, for ages 8-14, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 12, Whole Foods Co-Op, 610 E. Fourth St. Spend the night making foods to give as gifts to friends and family, including biscotti and holiday cookies. We'll also make a dish that you can add to your family's holiday meal! Cost: $20. Call 728-0884. Go to www.wholefoods.coop .

COMEDY

Comedy Pro Tour FEATURING "sick, sick, sick, but funny, funny, funny" with WILD BILL BAUER, DWIGHT YORK AND CRAIG ALLEN, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, Dubh Linn Irish Pub, 109 W. Superior St. Cover: $10; no passes. Reservations recommended. Call 727-1559. Go to www.dubhlinnirishpub.com .

COMEDY OPEN MIC, 9 p.m. Monday and Dec. 8, Dubh Linn Irish Pub, 109 W. Superior St. Performers sign up before show. Free. Call 727-1559 or go to www.dubhlinnirishpub.com .

COMEDY PRO TOUR FEATURING STEVE BURR AND DUSTIN KAUFMAN, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Dec. 6, Dubh Linn Irish Pub, 109 W. Superior St. Cover: $10. Call 727-1559. Go to www.dubhlinnirishpub.com .

COMEDY NIGHT, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, Cobalt Cabaret and Nightclub, Black Bear Casino in Carlton. Free.

Dance

Dance and instruction with Keith Mierneke, 7-10 p.m. every first, second and fourth Thursday of the month, American Legion Post 71, 5814 Grand Ave.

merrymakers dance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, FST Building, 601 Ash St., Floodwood. Music by Art Lehtonen Band. Admission: $7.50. Call 476-3005.

Highland Dance Lessons, Mondays through Jan. 26, First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Second St. Classes are open enrollment. Beginners class 4:30-5:30 p.m. and advanced class held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Details at the DSHA Web site at www.duluthscots.com . Cost: $90 per dancer or $115 per family. Prorated semester session fees available and discounts available for both families and DSHA members. Call 724-7365. Go to www.duluthscots.com .

Cloquet Senior Citizens Dance, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Cloquet VFW Club. Music by Lorren Lindevig and his orchestra. Call 879-8851.

TUBULAR STUDIOS LATE NIGHT SWING, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, The Venue @ Mohaupt Block, 2024 W. Superior St. East coast lesson from 8-9 p.m.; Lindy hop lessons from 9-10 p.m. and open dance from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Harbor Squares sqaure dance, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Hermantown School. Callers: Tam Allen and Jim Berg. Workshop at 7 p.m.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Friends Meeting House, 1802 E. First St. No experience necessary. Simple sacred circle dances for peace and unity using songs and prayers inspired by the world's religious and spiritual traditions. Donation: $5-$10. Call 879-4939.

HARBOR SQUARES SQUARE DANCE, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Hermantown School. Callers Chris Carroll and Jim Berg. Workshop at 7 p.m.

FILMS

"QUANTUM OF SOLACE," a Lake Superior Alumni sponsored event, screens at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Duluth 10 Theaters. Tickets: $4 or $3 for Lake Superior College alumni. Go to www.lsc.edu/alumni to purchase tickets.

ST. SCHOLASTICA HIP-HOP FILM SERIES screens at 8 p.m. in the Science Auditorium. Admission: $1. Call 310-8048.

* Wednesday: "Hustle & Flow"

* Dec. 10: "Bomb It"

MISC.

FISH HOUSE PARADE DAY, Friday, Aitkin.

BEA OJAKANGAS BOOK SIGNING AND RECIPE TASTING, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Johnson-Mertz Quality Appliance Center, 4258 Haines Road. Proceeds from the book sales benefit LSS/Bethany Crisis Nursery. Free.

OULU GLASS GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATIONS, Saturdays and Sundays through New Year's, 1695 W. Colby Road in Brule. Call (888) 685-8969.

MONDAY ADULT SKATERS, 11 a.m. to noon Monday, DECC Arena. Cost: $3. Call 724-2285.

ARTIST NEXUS, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Duluth Art Institute, 2229 W. Second St. Call 733-7560.

EMPTY BOWL THROWATHON, 10 a.m. Dec. 5 through 3 p.m. Dec. 6, Lake Superior College, Ceramic Studio, 2101 Trinity Road. Help throw bowls for the Empty Bowl fundraiser held in the spring. Call 310-8903.

Ladies Night Out, 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Ridgeview Lanes, 3930 E. Calvary Road. Features holiday shopping, drinks and food. Call (612) 716-9762.

Museums

DULUTH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 506 W. Michigan St., features these exhibits. Cost: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors with AARP or AAA, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children and members. Call 733-7543.

* Campsite: Toddlers role-play in an indoor wilderness setting

* Children's Castle: Enter a medieval castle setting and discover surprises

* Make it Move, through Jan. 4.

* Science Sleuths, for preschoolers, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays

* 1,2,3 Touch, Listen and See, for ages birth to 2, 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays

* Creative Commotion, for ages 3-5, 4-4:45 p.m. Thursdays

* Books Alive, for all ages, 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays

COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE LAKE SUPERIOR SQUADRON MUSEUM, Hangar 101, 4931 Airport Road. Features World War II PBY Catalina amphibious airplanes and the largest collection of World War II German uniforms, medals and rank items in Minnesota. Donation: $5 for adults, $2 for children. Call 733-0639.

GLENSHEEN HISTORIC ESTATE offers tours at 3300 London Road. Cost: $40 per family or $13 for adults; $12 for seniors; $7 for ages 6-12, and free for younger children. Call 726-8910 or (888) 454-4536 or go to www.glensheen.org .

GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM, 353 Harbor Drive, offers these programs and exhibits. Cost: $14.50 for adults, $11.50 for seniors, $8.50 for ages 3-17 and free for younger children. Call 740-3474 or go to www.glaquarium.org .

* "Seahorse Secrets," an exhibit that features a short movie, interactive exhibits and different species of seahorses.

* Daily programs except for Wednesdays: Isle Royale Revealed at 11 a.m.; River Otter Rendezvous at 1:30 p.m., Stingray Snacktime at 3 p.m. and Creature Feature at 4 p.m..

* Wednesday Programs: 11 a.m. Baptism River Feeding, 1:30 p.m. River Otter Rendezvous, 2:30 p.m. Isle Royale Revealed and 4 p.m. Creature Feature.

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY MUSEUM, 902 E. First St., offers Florence Nightingale Exhibit, through Dec. 29. Call 728-0630.

LAKE SUPERIOR MARITIME VISITOR CENTER offers exhibits in Canal Park. Free. Call 720-5260, ext. 1.

LAKE SUPERIOR RAILROAD MUSEUM, The Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Free with paid Depot admission: $10 for adults, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children. Call 733-7590.

LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO, 7210 Fremont St., offers these events. Admission: $9 for ages 13 and older, $4 for ages 3-12 and free for younger children. Go to www.lszoo.org .

* Bat breakfast, 10:30 a.m. daily.

* Red-ruffed Lemur Enrichment, 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

* Melon Madness with the Brown Bears, noon Saturday and Sunday.

* Nocturnal Feeding, 12:30 p.m. daily.

* Otter Play, 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

* Seal Training Demonstrations, 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

* Reef Fish Feeding, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

* Tiger Enrichment, 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

* Gila Monster and Snake Feeding, 3 p.m. Sunday.

* Alligator and Snapping Turtle Feeding, 3 p.m. Tuesday and Friday.

* Home School Classes and Cub Club Classes are available. Call for details.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY offers exhibits at St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, 506 W. Michigan St. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5.50 for ages 3-13 and free for younger children. Call 733-7586.

* Navy Reserve Exhibit, "An Unforgotten Legacy, The History of the Duluth Naval Militia & Reserve," through Sept. 8, 2009.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY hosts these exhibits at 1101 John Ave., Superior. Admission: $3. Call 392-8449.

* "Superior Image," photography by David Barry.

* Frontier kitchen, Calvin Coolidge Room and 20th-century technology.

FAIRLAWN MANSION offers tours of 1890 Victorian house and gardens at 906 E. Second St., Superior. Cost: $8 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and students, and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 394-5712 or go to www.superiorpublicmuseums.org .

OLD FIREHOUSE AND POLICE MUSEUM features a 19th-century fire house with antique firefighting equipment and fire and police memorabilia, 402 23rd Ave. E., Superior. Self-guided tours. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 394-5712 or go to www.superiorpublicmuseums.org .

RICHARD I. BONG HERITAGE CENTER offers exhibits about World War II and Bong, a P-38 fighter pilot, 305 Harborview Parkway, Superior. Tickets: $9 for adults; $8 for students, seniors 65 and older; $7 for ages 6-12 and free for active military with ID and younger children or $25 per family. Call 392-7151 or go to www.bongheritagecenter.org .

S.S. METEOR offers tours of last surviving whaleback steamer in the world at Barker's Island, Superior. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 394-5712 or go to www.superiormuseums.org .

WORLD OF ACCORDIONS MUSEUM, Harrington Arts Center, 1401 Belknap St., Superior, features antiques, history, rarities, collections and exhibits. Admission: $10. Call 395-ARTS (2787).

MADELINE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM in LaPointe offers historic log building and newer Capser Center houses exhibits and collections focusing on Ojibwe culture, the fur trade, loggers, fisherman, boat-builders and summer tourists. Explores more than 300 years of Madeline Island and northern Wisconsin history. Cost: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $3.50 for ages 6-17, free for younger children or $19 for families. Call (715) 747-2415 or go to www.wisconsinhistory.org/madelineisland/

DEPOT MUSEUM, 520 South Ave., Two Harbors, offers exhibits on Paleo-Indians, artifacts, logging and iron ore industries as well as movie on ore trains. Admission: $2.50 for adults, $1 for ages 9-17. Call 834-4898.

SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE VISITOR CENTER, 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Road, offers visitors center only. The lighthouse is closed for winter. Call (218) 226-6372.

CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY MUSEUM features interactive science exhibits at 2727 U.S. Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids. Admission: $7, includes admission to the Judy Garland Museum. Call (866) 236-5437.

JUDY GARLAND MUSEUM, 2727 U.S. Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids, features restored 1925 childhood home of Judy Garland, gallery showcasing "Wizard of Oz" movie costumes, props and personal effects, and mementos. Admission: $7, free for ages 1 and younger. Call (800) 664-5839.

FOREST HISTORY CENTER in Grand Rapids features living-history characters who acquaint visitors with life in a 1900 logging camp, a log-drive floating cook shack moored on the Mississippi River, 1930s forest ranger's cabin. Admission: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for ages 6-17 and free for younger children. Call (218) 327-4482.

UNITED STATES HOCKEY HALL OF FAME MUSEUM, 801 Hat Trick Ave. in Eveleth. Admission: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and ages 13-17, $6 for ages 6-12 and free for younger children.

PAULUCCI SPACE THEATRE offers shows at 1502 E. 23rd St., Hibbing. Tickets: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and free for ages 4 and younger. Call (218) 262-6720, (218) 262-6718 or go to www.spacetheatre.hibbing.edu .

NORTH WEST COMPANY FUR POST re-creates 1804 fur trading posts and offers visitor's center, Pine County Highway 7, Pine City. Tickets: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for ages 6-17 and free for younger children. Call (320) 629-6356.

CARLTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Go to www.cloquet.lib.mn.us .

GREYHOUND BUS MUSEUM, in Hibbing, features seven different "art deco" style terminals from the 1930s and 1940s with one being a 1920s bus flag stop along with several buses from 1931 to 1983 including a famous scenicruiser. Call (218) 263-5814 or e-mail greyhoundbusmus@questoffice.net

IRONWORLD features a history program with a series of interactive sites created for visitors of all ages, 801 S.W. U.S. Highway 169, Chisholm. Tickets: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for students and free for ages 6 and younger and free from 5-9 p.m. Thursday unless otherwise noted. Call (800) 372-6437, (218) 254-7959 or go to www.ironworld.com for workshop registration.

* In the Dark, through Jan. 4. Experience the touchy-feely exhibit and learn about the creatures of nature's nightshift.

Seeking Artists

Ironworld in Chisholm seeks artists and collectors to decorate trees for "Festival of the Trees" event, Dec. 4-7. Bring your own real or artificial tree, or use one of ours and share your creativity, collection and holiday traditions with the Iron Range. Call (800) 372-6437. Go to www.ironworld.com .

Washington studios coop seeks vendors for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 13 annual holiday bazaar at Washington Studios Co-Operative, 315 N. Lake Ave. All types of arts and crafters are invited to apply. Please call to reserve a spot. If no answer, leave message. Call Leslie at 722-0222 or Sandra at 722-3440.

EVELETH HORIZONS is seeking addresses for a holiday light tour. Whether you have one candy cane or a brightly lit yard, call (218) 744-2098 or e-mail Evelth.Horizons@gmail.com to have your address listed by Dec. 13.

GET TO THE POINT AWESOME ART & GIFT FAIR seeks a potter, photographer, fiber artist, wood art and other artists for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13 event, Lafayette Square, 3026 Minnesota Ave. Local books or poetry books also welcome. Call 525-5098 or go to www.greygreenorg/duluthfairs to details.

Theatre

"HOT FLASHES" DINNER THEATER, by Change of Pace Productions, 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Midi Dinner Theater, Fitger's Brewery Complex, 600 E. Superior St. Tickets: $41 for evening performances and $31 for brunch performances. Call 727-4880. Show-only tickets available for $15. Call 525-2045.

"THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ," by Grand Marais Playhouse, 7 p.m. Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 12-13 as well as 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, Arrowhead Center for the Arts, 51 W. Fifth St., Grand Marais. Follow the adventures of Dorothy and Toto as they meet the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion and go to meet the Wizard of Oz. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for students. Call (218) 387-1284. Go to www.grandmaraisplayhouse.com .

"HUMMINGBIRDS," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 9-13 as well as 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Marshall Performing Arts Center, Dudley Experimental Theatre, UMD. An intense, joyous, and fierce story of two sisters and the undeniable ties that bind. From childhood into adulthood, Charlotte struggles to keep her sister from slipping into insanity, as Brenda struggles to find a safe place in the world. Tickets: $17 for adults, $13 for seniors and students and $8 for children and $6 for UMD students. Call 726-8561. Go to www.d.umn.edu/theatre .

Auditions

Casting Call Auditions for "Once Upon A Mattress," 6 p.m. Dec. 4-5, The Playhouse, 1944 County Road A, Grand Rapids. Directed by Amy Brown. Scripts are available for the viewing at the Grand Rapids Public Library. Some, but not all, performers will sing. Performances are the last week in March and first week in April. Call (218) 256-0137. Go to grplayers.com.

Auditions for "Wonder of the World," 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Teatro Zuccone, 222 E. Superior St. Auditions for David Lindsay Abaire's "Wonder of the World" to be performed at Renegade Comedy Theatre Feb. 12-14, Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 26-28. Casting four women, three men. Cold readings only. Call 722-6775. Go to www.renegadecomedytheatre.com .

Submit calendar items online at duluthnewstribune.com. Deadline is 4 p.m. Thursday, one week in advance.

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