Community Calendar - Nov. 26, 2006
Sunday, Nov. 26 The music of Ray Charles- I Can't Stop Loving You- presented by Jam Theatricals, will be performed at the DECC at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $37-$47 and can be purchased at the DECC Box Office, Duluth Younkers, or charged at 218-72...
Sunday, Nov. 26
The music of Ray Charles- I Can't Stop Loving You- presented by Jam Theatricals, will be performed at the DECC at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $37-$47 and can be purchased at the DECC Box Office, Duluth Younkers, or charged at 218-727-2121, or online at www.ticketmaster.com .
Santa Claus will be in his makeshift living room at the Technology Village lobby through Dec. 23. Photo opportunities are from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Story time with Mr. and Mrs. Claus is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday through Thursday.
The Bentleyville Tour of Lights in Cloquet open from 5 to 10 p.m. and runs through Dec. 30. For full details and directions, visit www.bentleyvilleusa.com .
"How to Talk Minnesotan: The Winter Sequel," will be performed at 12:30 p.m. at Bennett's Change of Pace Dinner Theater, 600 E. Superior St. Cost is $29 for brunch.
Skate with UMD's men's and women's hockey players at the DECC. The men's team will be on the ice from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. and the women's team will be there 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Door prizes will be given away to kids. Old Country Buffet will provide free cookies for everyone. This skating party is free and open to all ages. For more information call Tammy Gosline at Parks and Recreation, 723-3616
A spaghetti Dinner and Fundraiser for an 11-year old boy, who is being treated for Hodgkin's Lymphoma, will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the St. James Church Hall, 715 North 57th Avenue West. $10 for adults, $5 for children, and $40 for a family. For more information call 625-1511.
The deadline for reservations for the Pikku Joulu celebration of Christmas is today. This event, sponsored by the Jarvenpaa Chapter of the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3. The event will begin at 12 p.m. and will include dinner and a program. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children. For more information contact Elaine Ahlgren at 525-4435, or Joyce Ilola at 729-9316.
The Northland Arts and Craft Guild will be at Burning Tree Plaza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a non-profit for local artisans. For more information call (218) 644-3910.
Monday, Nov. 27
Ice skate to old-time music from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the DECC's South Pioneer Hall. Cost is $3 plus $4 season parking passes.
The Duluth Laughing Club will meet at 12:05 p.m. outside the Civic Center near the fountain for a couple rounds of laughter.
A guitar ensemble concert will be held at UMD's Weber Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. These concerts will also occur on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will cost $6. For more information contact the UMD ticket office at (218)726- 8877.
Tuesday, Nov. 28
Exchange Eco-friendly gift ideas from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Amazing Grace, 394 S. Lake Ave., Duluth. For more information call 723-0075.
Me and JFK, a one-man play, starring Tom Isbell will be presented at the Play Ground at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at 6 p.m. at the door. For more information call 733-7555.
Cecelia Lieder will showcase her printmaking skills in a solo exhibit at Northern Print Gallery, 318 N. 14th Ave., E. This exhibit will run until Jan. 7. For more information, call 724-3089 or 724 5212.
The Lakeside/Lester Park Community Club will have a public meeting at 7 p.m. at the Lakeside/Lester Park Community Club, 106 N. 54th Ave. E. This meeting will focus on the Duluth Public Schools. For more information call Nancy Marschke at 525-5143.
"What Do Catholics Think About a Consistent Ethic of Life and How to Live It?" featuring Rev. Timothy Backbous will be presented at 6 p.m. in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica. For more information contact Father Graham at (218) 723-6699 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, Nov. 29
Charlie Parr will perform at 10 p.m. at Fitger's Brewhouse at no cost. For the week's full concert listing, visit www.brewhouse.net .
The Adults Night Out dinner will be at 7 p.m. at the Hartley Nature Center. The cost will be $4. For more information contact Mark Horlocker at 724-6735.
Thursday, Nov. 30
Free dance classes are held weekly at 7:30 at the West Duluth Amrican Legion, 5814 Grand Avenue. Beginners can start at 7 p.m. No cost. For details, call 729-8390 or visit www.twinportsdance.com .
St. Andrews Night will be held in the Griggs Center at UMD. Dr. William Henderson, Director of the Alwrorth Institute, will host a Scottish Dinner and Lecture entitled "The Intellectual Tourist: Edinburgh as a City of the Enlightenment." Tickets are $40 per person. Contact the Alworth Institute at (218) 726-8616, (218) 726-7753, or at email@example.com .
The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs play will be performed at the Marshall Performing Arts Center at UMD. The production will be held from Nov. 30- Dec. 3 and Dec. 5-9 at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday showings will be at 2 p.m. Tickets will be $10 for seniors and students and $6 for UMD students and children. For more information contact the UMD Box Office at (218) 726-8561.
Hello, Dolly! will be performed at the Duluth Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. through Dec. 17. See additional Saturday matinees on Dec. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $13 for students, and children are $8. For more information call 733-7555.
Community tree lighting will take place at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Bank drive thru parking lot, 331 N Central Ave.. This will be followed by a reading with Santa at the Duluth Public Library. Treats will also be given to kids.
Friday, Dec. 1
"Enjoying the Holidy Spirit Whether Troublesome Thoughts or 'Visions of Sugar Plums' Dance in Your Head," an applied psychology seminar, will be presented at 4 p.m. at 511 Medical Arts Building, 324 W. Superior St. Cost is $10. To register, call 786-9798.
Lake Superior Singles Fellowship, a non-denominational group, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Green Mill. For details, call 940-2248.
University of Wisconsin-Superior Honors Ochestra will perform in the Thorpe Langley Auditorium in the Old Main on the UWS campus. Admission is $5 for aduluts and $3 for students and seniors. For more information, call (715) 394- 8115.
Independent Film Night will be presented at the Play Ground at 6 p.m. The night will consists of two workshops on how to apply for screenwrting and filmmaking fellowships. There will also be a cinema lounge after these events. This event is free. For more information contact Bill Kruse or Paul Clark at Minnesota Independent Feature Project, (651) 644-1912.
Santa will be at the Western Bank from 3- 5 p.m., 202 W Superior Street. From 4- 7 p.m. there will storefront decorations contest judging.
Primrose Retirement Community of Duluth will have an open house/bake and craft sale from 4-7 p.m. There will also be music from the band Group Too. Also, resident musician Jim Armstrong will perform. For more information call 724-4900.
Saturday, Dec. 2
The Duluth Festival Opera is holding its Third Annual Opera Cabaret at 7 p.m., in the Gooseberry Falls Room of the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The event will cost $45 per person. Reservations for the event can be made by sending a check to the DFO, P.O. Box 3195, Duluth MN 55803 or by calling (218) 724-3611.
Holiday on Fish Lake will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, 6150 Lavaque Road. There will be over 50 artists, Christmas gifts, as well as artist demos. For more information call 721-5253.
The Glensheen Holiday Tea Tour begins at 2 p.m. and tea sipping in the Winter Garden begins at 2:45 p.m. Tickets are $24.95 and they include tea, a tour of the mansion, and ticket to tour Fairlawn Mansion, sometime during the holiday season. For more information call 1-888-454-GLEN.
Learn forest managment stratagies for the sustainable harvest of balsam for Christmas trees and holiday decorations at the Boulder Lake Enviromental Learning Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost will be $5. To register call 721-3771.
There will be a holiday tree and wreath harvest from 12-4 p.m. at the Boulder Lake Enviromental Center. The cost will be $8 per tree or wreath. To register call 721-3171.
The Brule' & Airo "Red Nativity" Holiday Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the DECC auditorium. Tickets will range from $27-$35. For more information call 722-5573.
The Foghorn Poetry Series will take place on Friday Dec. 1 from 7:30 -10 p.m at the Red Mug in Superior. The reading will feature poet Cal Benson. Admission is free. For more information call (715) 392-2662.
Richard Hudelson will sign "By the Ore Docks: A Working People's History od Duluth" at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at J.W. Beecroft Books in Superior, 3631 Tower Avenue. For more information call (715) 394-2665.
Tony Dierckins will sign "Zenith: A Postcard Perspective of Historic Duluth" at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at J.W. Beecroft Books in Superior, 3631 Tower Avenue. For more information call (715) 394-2665.
Lisa Lunge-Larson will be signing her book Noah's Mittens: The Story of Felt, at Barnes and Nobles at 11 a.m on Saturday. For more information call 786-0710.
Matthew Sanford will be at UMD on Wednesday to sign his book.
Jen Dietrich's "Baseball: A Secular Religion" will be on display through Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Duluth Art Institute's George Morrison Gallery, 506 W. Michigan St.
"Black & White," featuring pottery by Bob and Cheryl Husby and photography by Eric Dubnicka, will be on display through November at Blue Iris Gallery.
"Early World Maps" will be on display through Dec. 28 at Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 902 E. First St. It includes a map from 1805 that shows Duluth as being part of Indiana.
Duluth's Lenni Rukavina and Cross Lake's Thelma Williams will have their art featured through Dec. 31 at the Duluth Teachers Credit Union, 11 W. Second St.
"500 Days," a World War II exhibit, is on display through Jan. 1 at the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St.
Cecilia Lieder's "Sensory Perception" runs through Jan. 7 at Northern Prints Gallery, 318 N. 14th Ave. E.
"Across Space, Time and Meaning: Selections from Tweed Museum of Art Collections" is on display through Jan. 7 at the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.
"Monkey King: A Journey to China" will be on display through Feb. 4 at the Duluth Children's Museum, 506 W. Michigan St.
"24 Hours Photographing Lake Superior" will be on display through February at the Great Lakes Aquarium's PASTA/Merrill Lynch Fine Arts Gallery, 353 Harbor Dr.
The fifth Minnesota National Print Biennial will be on display through March 4 at the University of Minnesota Duluth Tweed Museum of Art. It includes selections from Warrington Colescott's "History of Printmaking," "Louisiana" and "Last Judgment" series.
The 2006 Arrowhead Biennial runs through March 4 at the Duluth Art Institute, 506 W. Michigan St.
Juan Logan's "The Third Place" will be on display through March 4 at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Tweed Museum of Art.