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Events Happening Today (July 27)

July

27

The Duluth Playhouse presents: Billy Elliott

Dates: July 27 - July 30
Time: Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm/Sunday at 2:00pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website

Set in a northern English mining town against the background of the 1984 miners' strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy's struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy's journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community and changes his life forever. The winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and millions of fans! Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

July

27

Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: July 1 - July 31
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!

July

27

The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All

Dates: July 1 - July 31
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.

July

27

Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today

Dates: July 1 - July 31
Time: varies by event
(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, bachelorette parties, or just for a fun night out.

July

27

Lake Superior Art Glass Classes

Dates: July 1 - July 31
Time: varies by demo class
(218) 464-1799 • Visit Website

Lake Superior Art Glass has the unique ability to make glass art right before your eyes! Learn to make Paperweights, Wine Goblets (enjoy a glass of wine while the goblet is cooling), Pendants, and Marble making class. Fun for work outings, parties, students, date night, and anyone interested in learning how to make glass art. Special demos are available for groups or organizations which are scheduled ahead of time. These demonstrations are for large groups of up to 30 people and are available at $50 per hour. Please give us a call to schedule your group demo at least 7 days ahead of your desired demo date. Held right in the heart of Duluth. Also Enjoy classes at their new Hot Shop location!

July

27

Duluth Art Institute presents: Peripheral Vignettes by Jonathan Thunder

Dates: July 1 - July 31
Time: Gallery hours
(218) 733-7560 • Visit Website

Jonathan Thunder is a painter and digital media artist who was born on the Red Lake Reservation, raised in Minneapolis, and studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Art Institute International Minnesota. This solo exhibit will reveal a new body of paintings of Ojibwe deities placed in a contemporary context.

July

27

Duluth Art Institute presents: PLAY

Dates: July 1 - July 31
Time: Gallery hours
(218) 733-7560 • Visit Website

Robert Dewitt Adams, Elizabeth LaPensee and Christopher Selleck explore games, gaming and game mechanics in their work. Adams features his Great Lakes map sculptures, constructed from hundreds of thrift-store Battleship games to depict shipwrecks, as well as his abstract hockey collages that contain encoded game statistics. LaPensée created “Honour Water,” an Anishinabe singing game for healing the water, and designed and programmed “Invaders” (2015), a remix of the arcade classic “Space Invaders.” Selleck is a Minneapolis-based artist addressing issues of masculinity, identity and sexuality through interrogations of hyper-masculine sports and Pop culture. A game of croquet, designed by artist Robb Quisling, will be available to play in the Corridor. Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

July

27

Time Out Sailing

Dates: July 1 - July 31
Time: varies by ride
1-855-672-4546 • Visit Website

Have a turn at the helm, raise the Aerial Lift Bridge, or just sit back and enjoy the ride. Enjoy a unique and exciting adventure on Lake Superior. Offering morning and afternoon half day charters, full day, sunset, and overnight getaways. Welcome to an intimate and personal experience on the big lake.