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Events Happening Today (January 21)

January

21

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra presents: Russian Tales

Date: January 21
Time: 7:00 pm
(218) 623-3776 • Visit Website

This night of Russian music features brilliant American pianist Jeffrey Biegel in an audience favorite: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2. We also shine a light on the incredible talents of our Youth Symphony students, who will join us in Tchaikovsky’s March Slave. Finally the Russian tale of the puppet Petroushka comes to life this great ballet score by Igor Stravinsky. Follow the story of the ballet with our real-time program notes, delivered to your smart phone! Tickets start at $20.00 and concert is held in Symphony Hall at the DECC, 350 Harbor Drive.

January

21

The Duluth Playhouse Children's Theatre presents: Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox

Dates: January 20 - January 22
Time: Friday at 7:00pm/Saturday at 1:00pm & 4:00pm/Sunday at 2:00pm
(218) 733-7555 • Visit Website

Roald Dahl's much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers (Boggis, Bunce and Bean) to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms, but they are outwitted at every turn by none other than the Fantastic Mr. Fox! Held at 506 West Michigan Street.

January

21

Flashlight Tour at Glensheen

Dates: January 20 - January 21
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(218) 726-8910 • Visit Website

Under flashlight, details come alive in a way not seen during the day. Make your way through four floors of the mansion, including the previously closed third floor, and see Glensheen in a whole new light. Pending weather, a bonfire will be offered for guests to enjoy before or after their flashlight tour. On this guided Flashlight Tour, each group is accompanied by two guides who will illuminate pieces throughout the house. Glensheen requests that guests do not bring their own flashlights. Due to the nature of this tour, Flashlight Tours may not be suitable for all ages. Any intoxicated patrons will be refused admission with no refund. Tickets are $25.00 per person, Annual Pass Holders $10.00 Held at 3300 London Road.

January

21

Renegade Theater Company presents: Cabin Fever Dance Party & Season Kick-off

Date: January 21
Time: 8:00 pm
(218) 336-1416 • Visit Website

Get ready to dance your flannels off. Join Renegade Theater Company and the 2017 Resident Artists for a season kick-off party perfect for beating back the winter blues! Things get started in the Zeitgeist Arts Atrium at 8pm with warm cookies, board games, sing-a-longs and a roaring (electric) fire! When you've had your fill of cozy, head into the Teatro Zuccone to get crazy. For one night only, the theater will turn into a disco, complete with spinning lights, fun dance music, and (hopefully) lots of shiny polyester, gold chains and chest hair! This fabulous dance party will be hosted and DJ'd by Dan and Christine Stocke, and co-sponsored by Bent Paddle Brewing Co., so you KNOW you're going to have a great time. Tickets are just $10, and they are available now! Held at 333 East Superior Street.

January

21

4North: New Work by Alison Aune, Kirsten Aune, Ann Klefstad, and Arna Rennan

Dates: January 1 - January 31
Time: gallery hours
(218) 733-7560 • Visit Website

A Nordic theme exhibit, featuring work from four diverse artists. Held in the Duluth Art Institute, 506 West Michigan Street.

January

21

Duluth Area Pickleball Association Matches on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

Dates: January 1 - January 31
Time: Tuesday and Fridays at 9:30 am/Thursday at 6:00 pm
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Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages. Pickleball blends a little tennis, a bit of ping pong, a splash of badminton and a whole lot of FUN!! Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Only $5.00 for two hours of play. Held at the Encounter Building, 201 E. 1st Street.

January

21

Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: January 1 - January 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!

January

21

The Duluth Art Institute classes - Fun for All

Dates: January 1 - January 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.

January

21

Create! Paint with On the Rocks Art Studio Today

Dates: January 1 - January 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.

January

21

Library's Cabin Fever Reliever Program

Dates: January 20 - January 31
Time: all
(218) 730-4236 • Visit Website

Looking for a reason to get out of the house? The Duluth Public Library’s Cabin Fever Reliever Winter Reading Program 2017 begins on Friday, January 20 and runs through Saturday, February 25. There are reading programs (with prizes!) and exciting events for all ages, birth through adult. Fun events during the winter reading program include visits from the Lake Superior Zoomobile, a stuffed animal sleepover at the Mount Royal library, a decorate-a-heart contest at the West Duluth library, a family game night, yoga for kids, and the library’s fifth annual Academy Award Film Festival. For a complete listing of upcoming events, see DPL’s Calendar of Events. Participation in the reading program is easy: people can sign up online at the web site above or with library staff. Children and teens will be tracking the amount of time spent reading and will receive a book to keep when they reach 10 hours. For every 5 hours read, they earn an entry into the prize drawing of their choice. The prizes include a Kindle Fire tablet, an Adventure Zone fun pack, a Lake Superior Zoo family membership and more. Teens have the chance to win an iPad Air2, or a $50.00 Barnes & Noble gift card. In addition, children will earn a bead for every hour they read and can make their own colorful bead necklaces. Adults will earn points by reading books, magazines and newspapers, attending book club meetings, and attending library-sponsored programs. For every 5 points earned, they’ll be entered into weekly drawings for prizes and the grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card to the Bookstore at Fitgers.