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Events Happening Today (October 23)
Minnesota Ballet presents: Dracula
Time: 7:00 pm, Sunday at 3:00 pm
(218) 529-3742 • Visit Website
Thrill to the Ballet’s elegantly eerie "Dracula," in the grand tradition of Bram Stoker’s Gothic tale. It’s dark fantasy told in compelling dance to spooky classical music as mortals struggle to overcome vampire powers. For the Sunday matinee, the ballet invites children and older vampire enthusiasts to wear capes and fangs or their best Halloween outfits. Held in DECC Symphony Hall, 350 Harbor Drive.
The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All
Time: varies by event
(218) 723-1310 • Visit Website
The Duluth Art Institute offers a variety of art classes for adults and youth. The classes cover a range of interests and skill levels. Most classes are held at the Institute inside of the Depot building at 506 West Michigan Street. Please visit their web site for more information on these great classes.
Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone
Time: varies by event
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website
The Duluth Experience Tour Company offers a variety of exciting and informative tours for all interests. Their family friendly History Tours will take you on a scenic journey into Duluth's rich history. Looking for adventure? Check out their line of Kayak Adventures on Lake Superior and St. Louis River or hop on a bike for a scenic Road Bike Tour or Mountain Bike Adventure. Then sit back and relax on one of their award winning Brewery Tours and go behind-the-scenes to sample Duluth's amazing craft beer scene. Find out why these guys are the Duluth's #1 Tour Company on Trip Advisor!
North Shore Scenic Railroad's Pumpkin Train
Time: 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, or 3:00 pm
(218) 722-1273 • Visit Website
Ride the Pumpkin Patch Train to our pumpkin patch on the edge of town, de-board and pick your own pumpkin! On the train enjoy magic, and back at the depot, we'll have juggling, coloring, bounce houses, slides, and more! ONE WEEKEND ONLY. Adults: $18.00, Children: $16.00 Reservations Suggested - Limited Seating! Duration: 1.5 Hours Distance 10 Miles round trip
HALESTORM with Lita Ford & Dorothy in concert
Time: Doors at 6:30 pm/Music at 7:00 pm
218-623-1210 • Visit Website
Halestorm, the Grammy-winning rock outfit led by Lzzy Hale (vocals, guitar) reached No. 1 on the Active Rock charts for their previous hits “Freak Like Me” and the award winning “Love Bites (So Do I).” Lita Ford is considered one of the most important females of the rock genre. She is a founding member of the Runaways, one of the first girl groups who unexpectedly broke down barriers in the punk era and when she went solo achieved numerous hits including the chart-topping duet with Ozzy Osbourne “Close Your Eyes Forever,” “What Do You Know About Love,” “Shot of Poison,” “Larger Than Life” and “Kiss Me Deadly.” Rolling Stone called LA-rockers Dorothy “a band you need to know” and named them #14 on their 50 Best New Artists of 2014 General admission tickets are $29.50 in advance; $32 day-of-show. Held in Pioneer Hall at DECC, 350 Harbor Drive.
First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare.
Time: varis by day and event
(218) 726-8228 • Visit Website
UMD is Minnesota’s host site for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. Check the web site above for all of the events in conjunction with the Folio being on display at the Tweed Museum of Art, 1201 Ordean Court at University of Minnesota Duluth.
The Duluth Playhouse Children's Theatre presents: School of Rock
Time: Thursday and Friday at 7:00pm/Saturday at 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm/Sunday @ 2pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website
Dewey, a wannabe rock star, decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Dewey decides to create his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band! School of Rock is a loving testimony to the transformational power of music. May the spirit of rock be with you! Tickets are Adults $17.00 and Youth/Students $15.00. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.
Lake Superior Art Glass: Open Class for 2
Time: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website
These classes are a fun and relaxing way to try torchwork glassblowing! They are just for two people, so we are letting you choose if the two of you both make your own wine goblet or pendant necklaces! To specify your choice, while in the process of checking out indicate in the "Note to Lake Superior Art Glass" text box which class, Pendants or Wine Goblets, you're signing up for. To register call (218) 464-1799 or visit the website listed above.Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled class to ensure a prompt start time. Held at Lake Superior Art glass at 202 East Superior St.
Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today
Time: Varies by day and activity
(218) 525-2736 • Visit Website
On The Rocks Art Studio is a locally owned business in Canal Park. With a team of three artists who provide a creative outlet through step by step painting lessons for artists and non artists alike! Offering a fun and entertaining experience for all ages. You can sign up for a pre-scheduled event or schedule your own! Check out our gallery space featuring local photography, pottery, fiber-art, handmade tiles, and printing by Medium Control. Host a private party, enjoy the open art studio, schedule an off site events at your location, or join one of the many painting events. Many painting options to choose from. Great for birthday parties, girls or guys night out, bachlorette parties, or just for a fun night out.
Engwalls Corn Maze
Time: Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
(218) 727-1177 • Visit Website
The corn maze has become a popular fall attraction in Hermantown over the last six years and attracts attendees from throughout the region that are visiting the area! This year's all new design features over a mile of paths that attendees can navigate through while playing a number of games for all ages. Also at the maze are hay rides, a mini maze, corn pits, corn cannons and more! The corn cannons are one of the most popular attractions at the maze as shooters take aim at a Benna Ford Roush “Cash for Clunker” and try to break windows and hit other targets for prizes! Special events including flashlight nights and Halloween events are also held in October!
$8.00 Ages 12 & Up / $7.00 Under 12 Years / Under 24 Months = Free! Hayrides are $4. Held at 4749 Hermantown Rd, Hermantown, MN 55811
UMD Theatre presents: Shakespeare in Motion
Time: Thurs - Sat at 7:30 pm/Sunday at 2:00 pm
(218) 726-8561 • Visit Website
Our fall dance concert illuminates the Bard’s connection to dance as choreographers draw inspiration from the plays themselves and a range of composers whose music has been inspired by Shakespeare. General admission seating and tickets range from $8.00 - $21.00. Held in Marshall Performing Arts Center - Dudley Experimental Theatre on the UMD campus.
The Minnesota Ballet and the St. Louis County Historical Society presents: The ballet’s history exhibit
Time: October 4th from 5-7 pm (opening Reception)/Musuem hours after
(218) 733-7568 • Visit Website
The exhibit colorfully highlights the ballet’s growth from its humble beginnings in 1965 as an amateur company formed from advanced students into one of the finest professional ballets in the Midwest. As it begins its second half-century, the ballet performs world masterworks and beloved story ballets such as “The Nutcracker,” represents the Duluth area in tours to the Midwest and Canada, and provides pre-professional ballet training usually found only in major cities. *Please note an opening reception will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, in the Great Hall with complimentary appetizers and desserts and a cash bar. All those interested in the ballet’s or county’s history are invited. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.
My Mind's Eye: Portraits Inspired by Shakespeare's First Folio
Time: Oct. 3rd reception at 5 pm/gallery hours other dates
(218) 733-7560 • Visit Website
The Duluth Art Institute kicks-off a month-long celebration of Shakespeare. Starting on October 3rd with the opening reception for My Mind's Eye: Portraits Inspired by Shakespeare's First Folio. The exhibition will be exploring artists' unique renditions of their favorite characters from Shakespeare plays. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.