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Community Calendar: Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Sunday, Aug. 26 Lee "Colorblind" Johnson will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 7 to 10 p.m. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com. Auto racing will begin at 5 p.m. with hot laps at the Proctor Speedway. Tickets range from $2...

Sunday, Aug. 26

Lee "Colorblind" Johnson will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 7 to 10 p.m. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

Auto racing will begin at 5 p.m. with hot laps at the Proctor Speedway. Tickets range from $2 to $11. For more, call 624-0606.

Jamie Ness will perform at Pizza Luce at 10 a.m. For more, call 727-7400.

A kayak rolling clinic will be held at Midnight Sun from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $55. For more, visit www.midnightsports.com .

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Monday, Aug. 27

The Arrowhead Stamp Club will meet at the Rainbow Senior Center at 7 p.m. For more, call 879-8333.

Auditions for the play "Winnie the Pooh" will be held at 6 p.m. in the National Trust Building. Spots are available for eight boys or girls to play lead roles, 20 to 30 children to play supporting roles and six butterfly dancers. Auditions are open for ages 6 to 18. They will also be held Aug. 28 at the same time. For more, call 733-7574.

The Kid's Art Club will be held at the Park Point Beach House from 3 to 6 p.m. This event is open for all ages and is free. For more, call 213-6335.

The Health Initiative Project and Solutions will have the lecture "Coping with Stress" at 7 p.m. at the Coppertop Church. For more, call 525-4540.

Inkling will perform from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Carmody Irish Pub. For more, call 740-4747.

Teague Alexy will perform at Sir Benedict's Tavern at 9 p.m. For more, call 728-1192.

The Duluth Parks and Recreation Department will have their final outdoor concert of the year at the Rose Garden at 6:30 p.m. The Downbeats will be performing.

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Tuesday, Aug. 28

A free Introduction to Business Planning workshop will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ordean Building, 424 W. Superior St. For more, call (800) 422-0374.

The Minnesota Waiting Child, an adoption program, will have an free orientation from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. To register, visit www.hopeadoptionservices.org .

Hawk Ridge and Friends will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 7 to 10 p.m. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

Women's Bike Night will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Continental Ski. For more, visit www.continentalski.com .

Bryce Willets will perform at the Carmody Irish Pub at 10 p.m. For more, call 740-4747.

Teague Alexy will perform at Pizza Luce at 10 p.m. For more, call 727-7400.

Game-Anon, a support group for anyone affected by gambling, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Lake Superior Family Services. For more, call 722-2273.

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Wednesday, Aug. 29

Hawk Ridge is seeking volunteers to assist with operations at 6:30 p.m. at the Hartley Nature Center. This will also need assistants at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Hawk Ridge Main Overlook. For more, call 348-2291.

UCare of Minnesota will hold a free informational meeting at the Country Inn and Suites in Hermantown at 11:30 a.m. For more, call (877) 523-1518.

Wednesday Night at the Races will be held at Park Point (near the Beach House) at 6 p.m. Registration begins at 5 p.m. An end-of the-year picnic will follow the event. For more, visit www.grandmasmarathon.com .

An open-mic night will be held at Beaner's Central from 7 to 11 p.m. For more, call 624-5957.

Charlie Parr will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit www.brewhouse.net .

Sailboat races can be viewed from Fitger's Courtyard at 6 p.m. For more, visit www.fitgers.com .

Story time for preschoolers will be held at the Duluth Public Library at 11:15 a.m. This event is for those between the ages of 3 and 5. There will be 30 minutes of stories, songs and finger plays. For more, call 730-4218.

Story time for babies and toddlers will be at the Duluth Public Library at 10:15 a.m. for 20 minutes of simple stories and finger plays. For more, call 730-4218.

The SFA Farmer's Market will be held every Wednesday through September at 2 p.m. at UMD's Kirby Plaza. For more, call 727-5853.

Bluegrass Night will be held at Sir Benedict's Tavern at 8 p.m. For more, call 728-1192.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Veteran's Memorial Hall will have Coney Day at the Depot from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will include unlimited coney dogs from Coney Island Deluxe and one free beer. At 12:15 p.m. there will be a coney dog eating contest. Tickets are $8 before the event and $10 at the door. Proceeds will benefit veterans' history.

The Duluth Superior Symphony's three youth orchestras will have auditions for all instruments from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Depot. All musicians between 10 and 18 are invited. For more information and an application form, visit www.dsso.com .

The first meeting for the Senior Public Access Television Project will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Public Access Studio, third floor of Duluth City Hall. For more, call 723-3686.

The free home improvement clinic "Helpful Tips to Organize Your Garage" will be held at Home Depot at 7 p.m. For more, visit www.homedepot.com .

Free dance classes are held weekly at 7:30 p.m. at the West Duluth American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave. Beginners can start at 7 p.m. No cost. For details, call 729-8390 or visit www.twinportsdance.com .

A rummage sale fund-raiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aftenro. For more, call 728-6602.

Medford and Toby Churchill will perform at Beaner's Central at 8 p.m. For more, visit www.beanerscentral.com .

Starfire Lounge will be held at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit www.brewhouse.net .

Family story time will be held at the Duluth Public Library-West Duluth Branch at 6:45 p.m. This session includes 30 minutes of stories, finger plays and songs. It is for ages 2 and up. For more, visit www.duluth.lib.mn.us .

Northern Business Connection, a locally based marketing/referral group, will meet weekly from 8 to 9:15 a.m. For visitor information, call Mike Pennington at 724-3941.

Themes, Bear Garden, Nomia and A Corrosive Melody will perform at Pizza Luce beginning at 9:30 p.m. The cost is $3. For more, call 727-7400.

Vincent Cadillac and Friends will perform at the Carmody Irish Pub at 10 p.m. For more, call 740-4747.

The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners will conduct a county board budget workshop at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners' Conference Room, second floor of the Duluth Courthouse.

Friday, Aug. 31

The play "Jaded, Bitter ... and Proud of It!" will be performed at the Duluth Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. It will also be performed Sept. 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. It will be performed at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 and 2 p.m. Sept. 9. Tickets are $10. For more, call 733-7555.

The applied psychology seminar "Who Speaks for You?" will be held at the Medical Arts Building from 4 to 5 p.m. The cost is $10. To register, call 786-9798.

The film "Mighty Ducks" will be shown at 7:50 p.m. at Leif Erikson. For more, visit www.twinportsoutdoormovies.com .

The Pines, Cedarwell and Erik Rhame will perform at Beaner's Central at 8 p.m. The cost is $5. For more, call 624-5957.

Patchouli will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 8 to 11 p.m. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

Jeff Ray will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit www.brewhouse.net .

The Great Northern Classic Rodeo will be held at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Superior Fair Grounds. It will also be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets are available at the gate or by calling 727-6336.

City Collective will perform at the Tap Room at 10 p.m. For more, call 722-0061.

Alakef Coffee Roasters will host a free tour of its roasting facility at 10 a.m. For reservations, call 724-6849.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Randy Anderson will perform at 8 p.m. at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

Painted Saints will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit www.brewhouse.net .

The Duluth-Superior GLBTA Pride Festival will be held in Bayfront Festival Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Their parade will begin at 12 p.m. at the corner of Hammond and Broadway in Superior. For more, visit www.dspride.com .

The Comedy Pro Tour, starring Butch Lord and the Mighty JerDog, will be held at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub at 9:30 p.m. The cost is $10. For more, call 727-1559.

Triple Koin will perform at the Runway Bar and Grill at 10 p.m. For more, call 727-5061.

Sea kayak tours will begin at the Midnight Sun Adventure Company from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $40. You must be at least 15-years-old. For more, call 727-1330.

Exhibits

The exhibit "Birds!" will be held Sept. 1 to Oct. 27 at Northern Prints Gallery. This exhibit, which is a collaboration between the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory and the Northern Printmakers Alliance, will feature birds in a variety of print media. For more, call 724-5212.

The exhibit "A Retrospective," by Bill Shipley will be held from Aug. 28 through Oct. 28 at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art. This exhibit will bring together landscape abstractions with earlier work from his career. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu/tma .

Bill Shipley will have the exhibit "A Retrospective," which will bring together his current sensitive landscape abstractions with his earlier works, through Oct. 28.

"A Century of Art," an exhibit featuring the art work of Ruby Walsberg, age 9, and Alice Lukone, age 91, will be on display at the Vanilla Bean Bakery and Cafe in Two Harbors through Sept. 17. For more, call 834-3714.

The exhibit "Italy," featuring fine art photography, will be held at the Kollodge Gallery through Sep. 2. For more, call 740-3255.

The exhibit "The Last Time," featuring art by Russell V. Gran, will be through Sept. 2.

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