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April 2014

Apr 1st: Moose Lake Area Historical Society-Antique Appraisals
Time: 1 pm
Steve Wesely of Crescent Auctioneers appraises the many interesting items brought in. Please no more than 2 items per person. $3 for non-members of MLAHS. Held at 900 Folz Blvd. in Moose Lake.
Call (218) 485-4159

Apr 1st: Tweevenings: Let's Talk Art at Tweed!
Time: 6:30 pm
"Voulkos on View" presented by Broc Allen It wasn't a movement: it was a revolution! Peter Voulkos was major a catalyst in the "clay revolution" of 20th century as both creator and educator. Broc Allen, creator of wood-fired ceramics, will share the techniques and methods of both his and Voulkos' work. Held in the Olive Anna Tezla Memorial Library, now located on Level 2 in the former Lecture Gallery. Free and open to the public.
Call (218) 726-8222
http://www.d.umn.edu/tma

Apr 1st- Apr 5th: Waterfront Gallery presents: Hand-Forged Wrought Iron with Beach Rock Exhibit
Time: gallery hours
Artist Dale Burton has a special talent forging wrought iron. He also has a special regard for the beauty of the rocks and stones of the Lake Superior Basin. Sometimes he incorporates them both in his artwork. Exhibited Works include: Assorted Candlesticks, "Dragon Ship" Sculpture, Grillwork Wall Hangings, Custom Tables, various Metal Sculpture, and more. Many new works are included in the exhibit of 24-36 pieces. Each piece is unique and one-of-a-kind. Held at Waterfront Gallery at 632 First Avenue in Two Harbors, MN.
Call (218) 834-0756
http://www.waterfront-gallery.com

Apr 2nd: Bluegrass Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 2nd: Creativity & New Brain Science
Time: 7:00 pm
Special guests Jonah Lehrer and Dr. Martin Shapiro will deliver TED style presentations on the subject, followed by a discussion with moderator Karen Sunderman, PBS 8/WDSE Producer. Free and open to the public. Held at Marshall Performing Arts Center on the campus of UMD.
Call (218) 726-8000
http://www.d.umn.edu/

Apr 2nd: Jazz Lunch
Time: 12 pm
No admission fee. Held at the Yellowjacket Union which is located at 1605 Catlin Avenue on the UW-Superior campus. For more information, call (715) 394-8115. For maps and directions to campus, visit the Web site listed.
Call (715) 394-8115
http://www.uwsuper.edu/directions

Apr 2nd- Apr 6th: 48th Annual Arrowhead Home & Builders Show
Time: Wed-Thurs 5 pm-10 pm/ Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm/ Sun 11 am-5 pm
The 48th Annual Arrowhead Home & Builders Show has everything to design, build, landscape and furnish your home. Don’t miss walking through the 1900-year-old redwood log that was hand carved into a 3-room house. View hundreds of exhibits and displays showcasing the newest and most exciting products on the market. Learn how to refinish your walls from “The Wall Wizard.” Take advantage of the many discounts available. Tour the fully landscaped model home. On stage daily is the 5-man vocal band “Home Free.” Kids of all ages will enjoy the Parakeet Landing. Don’t miss it! $9 adults/$6 students 6-17/5 & under free. Held at the DECC.
Call (952) 431-9630
http://www.shamrockprod.com

Apr 2nd- Apr 6th: The Duluth Playhouse presents "Anything Goes"
Time: Wed-Sat 7:30 pm/ Sun 2 pm
Set sail on the S.S. American and enjoy a giddy voyage filled with runaway romance and mad-cap antics! In this upbeat, Cole Porter musical, the classic tale of boy-meets-girl is presented with a twist as an evangelist-turned-nightclub singer, a lovelorn stockbroker, a lovely debutante, the debutante's British Lord fi ance, and a gangster disguised as a minister all turn up on a luxury cruise line – where nothing is as it seems – to sing, dance, and romance. Admission: $26.50 Adults; $16.50 Youth/Students; Groups (15+) $24.50. Held at The Duluth Playhouse.
Call (218) 733-7555
http://www.duluthplayhouse.org

Apr 3rd: Celtic Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 3rd: Garden Talks at Fairlawn Mansion
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seed Saving: The Art of Preserving Heirloom Vegetables. Donna Campbell, Master Gardener and educator will present the ins and outs of seed saving, including the popular but difficult wet seed saving technique for heirloom tomatoes along with the easier dry saving technique for other tomatoes and veggie seeds. Includes demonstrations and a package of heirloom seeds. Q & A will follow. This is part of a series of gardening related presentations by area Master Gardeners, landscapers, florists, and garden enthusiasts. Cost is $15.00 per program or $40.00 for any three programs. Held at Fairlawn Mansion at 906 East 2nd Street in Superior, WI.
Call (715) 394-5712
http://www.superiorpublicmuseums.org

Apr 3rd: UMD Music Department - Special Event Ovation Guest Artist Series Concert
Time: 7:30 pm
A Night in the Tropics with the Chuck Lazarus Quartet - An evening of tropical rhythms and sultry melodies. Take the exotic lounge sounds of Martin Denny, the pyrotechnics of vocalist Yma Sumac and the rhythmic pulsing of bossa nova, add mint and shake. This is "A Night in the Tropics" –conceived and created by Charles Lazarus featuring music inspired by the sultry melodies and evocative rhythms of the world’s tropical climates – Brazil, Cuba, Hawaii and more. Repertoire includes originals by Lazarus, music from the Buena Vista Social Club and a tribute to bossa nova legend, Antonio Carlos Jobim. Adult $20/UMD Faculty & Staff $10/Senior $15/Student $5/UMD Student $5. Held at Weber Music Hall.
Call (218) 726-8877
http://www.d.umn.edu/music

Apr 3rd- Apr 4th: MN Council of Teachers of English
Time:
Held at the DECC.
Call

Apr 3rd- Apr 5th: Living Literature at Glensheen Mansion: Sherlock Holmes
Time: 7:30 pm
Tickets are $35.00 and include refreshments, flashlight tour, and the presentation. Held at Glensheen Mansion at 3300 London Road.
Call (218) 726-8910
http://www.glensheen.org

Apr 3rd- Apr 5th: Renegade Theater Company presents "Next to Normal"
Time: 8 pm
Diana Goodman desperately wants to be a good wife to her husband and good mother to her son and daughter. But her struggles with bipolar disorder routinely wreak havoc on their storybook suburban lives. As her treatments, medications, and misdiagnoses pile up, the family struggles to hold on as their perfect, normal life threatens to dissolve around them. One of only 8 musicals to win the Pulitzer Prize for drama and winner of three 2010 Tony Awards, this electrifying rock musical will shatter your ideas of a feel-good musical. This is a feel-everything musical with soaring music, sharp, smart lyrics and a storyline full of unexpected twists and turns. Heartbreaking in one breath and uplifting the next, this powerhouse of modern musical theater takes you along for the ride as it soars and surges through the lives of an ordinary family desperate to keep their lives intact. $18 adults/ $15 students & students & seniors. Held at Teatro Zuccone.
Call (218) 336-1414 (box office)
http://www.TeatroZuccone.com

Apr 4th: UMD Music Department - Symphony Orchestra Concert
Time: 7:30 pm
Jean R Perrault, conductor. Winners of the 13th Annual Student Competition. Adult $10/UMD Faculty & Staff $5/Senior $5/Student $5/UMD Student $3. Held at Weber Music Hall.
Call (218) 726-8877
http://www.d.umn.edu/music

Apr 4th- Apr 5th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 4th- Apr 5th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 4th- Apr 6th: Fiddler on the Roof
Time: 7:00 pm Fri & Sat/2:00 pm Sun
Fiddler on the Roof is the story of peasant milkman Tevye, his wife Golde and their five daughters living in the eastern European Russian-Jewish village (“shtetl”) of Anatevka during the rise of the Russian Revolution in 1905. Tevye finds the traditions he and the Anatevkans so deeply honor and dearly cling to are being threatened and broken down by social and political changes including anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia. Tickets are $12.00 for adults/$8.00 students. Held in the Two Harbors High School Auditorium.
Call (218) 834-8024
http://www.lsct.us/

Apr 4th- Apr 6th: St. Scholastica Theatre presents "Endgame"
Time: Fri-Sat 7:30 pm/ Sun 2 pm
Hamm and Clov are hopelessly entangled; living a co-dependent existence in what appears to be a post-apocalyptical world. Nagg and Nell live an oblivious life in ashcans nearby; waiting, it would seem, for death to come. The main characters go about their daily lives repeating similar patterns and behaviors day after day. Considered by many to be one of Beckett’s greatest works, Endgame exemplifies the theatre of the absurd genre. Tickets prices $15.00 adults, $10.00 seniors/students, CSS Students $5.00. Held at St. Scholastica Theatre/CSS.
Call (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596
http://www.css.edu/About/News-Center/Calendar-of-Events.html

Apr 5th: Live Music featuring: Bryan James Gatten Band
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 5th: Playdate with the Easter Bunny
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
See the Easter Bunny arrive on the DTA's Port Town Trolley. Follow him to the Barnes & Noble Court for a Kindermusik Playdate featuring musical activities with Mrs. Cindy! The Children's Place will be providing a coloring activity and a very special surprise! Don't miss out on a Hoppin' Good Time with everyone's favorite bunny!
Call (218) 733-9101
https://www.facebook.com/events/706765159358716/

Apr 5th- Apr 19th: Easter Bunny Photos
Time: mall hours
Held at the Miller Hill Mall.
Call (218) 727-8301
http://www.simon.com

Apr 6th: "April in Duluth" Ragtime Concert
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lake Superior Ragtime Society presents “April in Duluth” Ragtime Concert. Concert features live performances of this happy, toe-tapping syncopated music called Ragtime and its related music. Performers are of all ages and levels of expertise. Concert is free and open to the public. Donations much appreciated. For more info call Sandy 218-724-7696 or Tim 715-394-4319 or email lsrs@centurytel.net. Held at First Covenant Church 2101 W. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55806. Ragtime is a Good Time.
Call 218-724-7696

Apr 6th: Casting Crowns - The Thrive Tour
Time: 7:00 pm
The THRIVE Tour will feature GRAMMY-winning worship leader Laura Story and reigning GMA New Artist of the Year for KING & COUNTRY. Tickets go on sale February 15th at 10:00 am. Tickets are $42, $32 & $22. Groups of 10 or more save $5.00 per ticket. Also you can do the VIP Experience which is Separate fee of $27.00 but it requires an event ticket for show to gain entry into VIP area. This includes early entrance at 5:00pm, Q&A with Casting Crowns Autographed Copy of CASTING CROWNS New CD - Thrive.
Call (218) 722-5573
http://www.decc.org

Apr 6th: Ragtime After Glow
Time: 5:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 7th: Alexamder Korsantia, Piano Masterclass
Time: 2 pm
No admission fee. held at the Webb Recital Hall which is located in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, 1805 Catlin Avenue on the UW-Superior campus. Free parking is available after 4:30 p.m. in university lots. For more information, call (715) 394-8115. For maps and directions to campus, visit the Web site listed.
Call (715) 394-8115
http://www.uwsuper.edu/directions

Apr 7th: UMD Music Department - Guitar Ensemble
Time: 7:30 pm
Guitar Ensemble I & II - Billy Barnard, conductor. Classical Guitar Ensemble - Jacob Jonker, conductor. Adult $10/UMD Faculty & Staff $5/Senior $5/Student $5/UMD Student $3. Held at Weber Music Hall.
Call (218) 726-8877
http://www.d.umn.edu/music

Apr 8th: Open Mic Night hosted by George Ellsworth
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 9th: Bluegrass Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
htp://www.sirbens.com

Apr 9th- Apr 12th: Sauyatugvik Contemporary Music Festival
Time: 7:30 pm on Wednesday & Friday/Nooon on Thursday & Saturday
Wednesday April 9 - 7:30 pm at Weber Music Hall - Strange and Sacred Noise: Inspired by Nature Guest Artists, Benjamin Toth, and UMD faculty artists present the works of John Cage, Ricky Ian Gordon, Gene Koshinski, David Macbirde, and others. Adult $10 | UMD Faculty & Staff $5 | Senior $8 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3 Thursday April 10 - 12:00 pm at Weber Music Hall: In Search of an Ecology of Music Lecture Presentation by composer, John Luther Adams FREE and open to the public Friday April 11 - 7:30pm at Weber Music Hall Sauyatugvik: The Works of John Luther Adams. From the introverted to the ecstatic, the works of John Luther Adams are deeply rooted in the natural world. A newly commissioned work for piano/percussion duo is presented, along with other works performed by the percussion ensemble and faculty artists. Adult $10 | UMD Faculty & Staff $5 | Senior $8 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3 Saturday April 12 - 12:00pm Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate (outdoor concert)Inuksuit, John Luther Adams’s, Inuksuit, the ultimate environmental piece. Performed by musicians from all over the Midwest, led by UMD faculty artists. Pre-concert introduction by the composer. FREE and open to the public.
Call (218) 726-8877
http://www.tickets.umn.edu

Apr 9th- Apr 13th: The Duluth Playhouse presents "Anything Goes"
Time: Wed-Sat 7:30 pm/ Sun 2 pm
Set sail on the S.S. American and enjoy a giddy voyage filled with runaway romance and mad-cap antics! In this upbeat, Cole Porter musical, the classic tale of boy-meets-girl is presented with a twist as an evangelist-turned-nightclub singer, a lovelorn stockbroker, a lovely debutante, the debutante's British Lord fi ance, and a gangster disguised as a minister all turn up on a luxury cruise line – where nothing is as it seems – to sing, dance, and romance. Admission: $26.50 Adults; $16.50 Youth/Students; Groups (15+) $24.50. Held at The Duluth Playhouse.
Call (218) 733-7555
http://www.duluthplayhouse.org

Apr 10th: Celtic Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 10th- Apr 12th: Fiddler on the Roof
Time: 7:00 pm
Fiddler on the Roof is the story of peasant milkman Tevye, his wife Golde and their five daughters living in the eastern European Russian-Jewish village (“shtetl”) of Anatevka during the rise of the Russian Revolution in 1905. Tevye finds the traditions he and the Anatevkans so deeply honor and dearly cling to are being threatened and broken down by social and political changes including anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia. Tickets are $12.00 for adults/$8.00 students. Held in the Two Harbors High School Auditorium.
Call (218) 834-8024
http://www.lsct.us/

Apr 10th- Apr 12th: MN Assn. of Christian Home Educators
Time:
Held at the DECC.
Call

Apr 11th: Bravo! Performances: The Complete Beatles Tribute 50th Anniversary of the Beatles in America
Time: 7:30 pm
From the Ed Sullivan show to classic Beatle favorites such as “She Loves You,” “Twist and Shout,” “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” American English captures the very essence of John, Paul, George and Ringo! Take a trip with American English as they recreate the psychedelic era of The Beatles. You’ll witness incredible selections from Sgt. Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour, all performed completely live without any tapes or backing tracks. And in the end, you’ll be transformed to a spectacular musical excursion of the final years of The Beatles partnership with “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude” and “Let It Be” Even Paul McMartney has experienced the American English show and ‘after he got to hear us, he said for us to carry on, good job," co-founder Eric Michaels recalled. "A thumbs–up for me from Paul McCartney is awesome." $24.00 for all tickets. Held at Mitchell Auditorium/CSS.
Call (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596
http://www.css.edu/About/News-Center/Calendar-of-Events.html

Apr 11th: Live Music featuring: Teague Alexy
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 11th: UMD Kirby Program Board presents: LUDACRIS
Time: 8:00 pm
Christopher Brian Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing Tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings. Also on the ticket are: TWO-9 and DJ Sidereal. General Admission floor and reserved lower bowl are $39.00. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Call (218) 722-5573
http://www.decc.org

Apr 11th- Apr 12th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 11th- Apr 12th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 11th- Apr 13th: St. Scholastica Theatre presents "Endgame"
Time: Fri-Sat 7:30 pm/ Sun 2 pm
Hamm and Clov are hopelessly entangled; living a co-dependent existence in what appears to be a post-apocalyptical world. Nagg and Nell live an oblivious life in ashcans nearby; waiting, it would seem, for death to come. The main characters go about their daily lives repeating similar patterns and behaviors day after day. Considered by many to be one of Beckett’s greatest works, Endgame exemplifies the theatre of the absurd genre. Tickets prices $15.00 adults, $10.00 seniors/students, CSS Students $5.00. Held at St. Scholastica Theatre/CSS.
Call (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596
http://www.css.edu/About/News-Center/Calendar-of-Events.html

Apr 12th: Live Music featuring: Lake Monster & Borderstone
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 12th: Spring has Sprung Artist Reception
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artist reception featuring: watercolor, oil, and mixed media paintings, ceramics, sculpture, and other objects of art. Meet these gifted local and regional artists! Held at Waterfront Gallery at 632 First Avenue in Two Harbors, MN.
Call (218) 834-0756
http://www.waterfront-gallery.com

Apr 12th: UW-Superior International Cooking Demonstration
Time: 12 pm-2 pm
International students and other members of the UWS community submit recipes from their home countries to cook and share with attendees. Students prepare the dish for sampling and explain how the recipe is made and when the dish would usually be served (ie for holidays, common dish for dinner, etc). Copies of recipes are made available. Event is free and open to public. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend. Come try something new! Admission is free. Held at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap Street, Superior WI.
Call (715) 394-8244
http://www.uwsuper.edu/news/international-cooking-demonstration_event1574570

Apr 12th- Apr 30th: Voyageur Artists' Annual Exhibit at Waterfront Gallery - "Spring has Sprung"
Time: gallery hours
Enjoy Watercolor, oil, and mixed media paintings, ceramics, sculpture, and other objects of art during this exhibit. Free and open to the public. A mixed media art exhibit by the North Shore based Voyageur Art Club. Held at Waterfront Gallery at 632 First Avenue in Two Harbors, MN.
Call (218) 834-0756
http://www.waterfront-gallery.com

Apr 13th: Family Concert Series at the Teatro Zuccone
Time: 3:30 pm
The environment is kid friendly, with each performer adapting their music and set length to make it engaging for people of all ages. Popcorn, juice boxes, and brunch specials for children and adults will be available. Members of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and Pastor Gabe Green & The Church of Restoration Praise Team are the performers. Tickets are $5.00 and all proceeds go to ISD #709.
Call (218) 336-1416
http://www.teatrozuccone.com

Apr 13th: Harlem Globetrotters "Fans Rule" World Tour
Time: 2 pm
Held at AMSOIL Arena.
Call (800) 745-3000 Ticketmaster
http://www.decc.org

Apr 13th: Live Music featuring: Andrew D. Huber
Time: 8:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 13th: The Duluth Experience presents: The North Shore Craft Beer Roundtable
Time: 1 pm-2 pm
The Duluth Experience presents the 2nd of a 4-part series of live panel discussions covering the business and art of craft brewing and the rise of the North Shore Craft Beer Scene. The events will provide a behind-the-scenes perspective of the regional craft beer industry and the great people involved in pushing the North Shore Craft Beer Scene to the forefront of the expanding craft beer industry. Also held on May 18 and June 22. Tickets for each event are only $5 and all proceeds from the event will be donated to a local charity. All events will be held at Duluth’s Teatro Zuccone in the Zeitgeist Arts Building at 222 East Superior Street. For more information about the North Shore Craft Beer Roundtable visit the Web site or call the number listed.
Call (218) 464-6337
http://www.theduluthexperience.com/special-events/craft-beer-roundtable/

Apr 14th: Live Music featuring: Dedric Clark
Time: 8:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 14th: Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank Empty Bowl "Sea of Bowls"
Time: 5 pm-7 pm
A preview of the Empty Bowls will be held the evening prior to the traditional event. Bowls range in price from $25 - $100. Proceeds benefit Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Held at The Depot.
Call (218) 727-5653
http://www.northernlakesfoodbank.org

Apr 15th: Live Music featuring: Greg Tiburzi
Time: 6:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 15th: Open Mic Hosted by Kirdan Wenger
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 15th: Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank 21st Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser
Time: 10 am-6:30 pm
Join us for Duluth's premiere charitable arts and hunger event - Empty Bowl. Choose a handcrafted bowl created by area professional artists, school children and community members. $20. Proceeds benefit Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Held at The Depot.
Call (218) 727-5653
http://www.northernlakesfoodbank.org

Apr 15th: Steven Galloway, author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Cellist of Sarajevo to Visit Duluth
Time: 7:00 pm
The Duluth Public Library is proud to host Steven Galloway, author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Cellist of Sarajevo, this year’s “One Book, One Community” selection. The author will read from his book, followed by a book signing. Held at the Spirit of the North Theater at the Fitger’s Brewery Complex, 600 E. Superior Street. The event is Free but seating is limited.
Call (218) 730-4262
http://www.duluthlibrary.org

Apr 16th: Antique Appraisal
Time: Noon - 2:15 pm
Bring your antique/collectible item for a free appraisal. The St. Louis County Historical Society has arranged for Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, both experts in antique appraisal. Free and held at to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) 506 West Michigan Street.
Call (218) 733-7568
http://www.thehistorypeople.org

Apr 16th: Bluegrass Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 17th: Celtic Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 17th: Ladies Night
Time: 5 pm-9 pm
Each shop offers a discount. Sign up for drawings. Entertainment and a pleasant shopping experience. Held at Fitger's Complex.
Call (218) 722-8826
http://www.fitgers.com

Apr 17th: Lunch with the History People - CANCELLED
Time: Noon - 1:00 pm
Gina will discuss “Birthing Progress: The History of Giving Birth in Duluth,” which outlines her interviews and research. Her explorations captured a part of history that has often been neglected. Free and open to the public. Held in the Underground at 506 West Michigan Street.
Call (218) 733-7568
http://www.thehistorypeople.org/

Apr 18th: Live Music featuring: Paul Seeba with Rod Tahija
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 18th: One Week Live CD release evening with live music
Time: 7:00 pm
Music by Fuzzy Ellis, Markus J. Dandy, The Getarounds, Space Carpet & Maddy Siiter. $6.00 (includes new CD) Held at Beaner's Central Concert Coffeehouse.
Call (218) 624-5957
http://www.beanerscentral.com

Apr 18th- Apr 19th: 8th Annual Bunny Bash
Time: Fri 4 pm-7 pm/Sat 1 pm-5 pm
Activities include face painting, caricatures, bean bag toss, duck pond, food vendor, egg hunts and photos with the bunny. Tickets purchased to use at the different activity stations range from 50 cents- $5.00. No outside photography allowed. All proceeds are donated to a local charity. Held at the Comfort Inn-West.
Call (218) 628-1464

Apr 18th- Apr 19th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 19th: 25th annual Fitger’s 5K
Time: 9 am
The 3.1-mile race begins at the historic Fitger’s Inn and travels along the streets of downtown Duluth and Canal Park before finishing back at Fitger’s. The Fitger’s 5K has become one of the largest 3.1-mile races in the Northland. It’s a great event for runners and walkers to start their spring training. All net proceeds benefit the Young Athletes Foundation.
Call (218) 727-0947
http://www.GrandmasMarathon.com

Apr 19th: 7th Annual Record Store Day
Time: 9 am-9 pm
Independent Record Stores around the world celebrate the Indy Record Store! Live music, exclusive releases on LP’s and CD’s. Loads of nice give-a-ways. Come join the party and checkout the truly special editions available only at your local independent record store! Held at the Electric Fetus.
Call (218) 722-9970
http://www.electricfetus.com

Apr 19th: Earth Day Celebration
Time: 11 am-4 pm
Celebrate Earth Day at the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor center. There will be informational booths and family friendly activities. Free admission! Fully accessible via inside elevator and outside ramp.
Call (218) 720-5260 ext. 1
http://www.LSMMA.com

Apr 19th: Easter Egg-Stravaganza
Time: 10 am-1 pm
Get ready for some egg-stra special fun! Bring the family and enjoy this spring tradition of hunting eggs, playing games and visiting the animals at the Lake Superior Zoo. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to oversee the egg hunt and the coloring contest. The “Cotton Tail Cotton Candy Walk,” face painting and games will keep the kids hopping. All children will go home with a great bag filled with good food and fun! Especially for our youngest guests: a “toddler only” egg hunting area for children ages newborn-3.
Call (218) 730-4500
http://www.lszoo.org

Apr 19th: Live Music featuring: The Burning Verns
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 19th: One Week Live CD release evening with live music
Time: 7:00 pm
Music by The Fontanelles, Miss Stacy K, Jeffrey James O’Laughlin, The Branditos & Fearless Moral Inventory. $6.00 (includes new CD) Held at Beaner's Central Concert Coffeehouse.
Call (218) 624-5957
http://www.beanerscentral.com/

Apr 20th: Easter Brunch at Greysolon Plaza
Time: Noon
Dine With Your Entire Family At One Table. Create A Tradition For Years To Come! Enjoy Our Endless Buffet Options From Our Famous Creme Brule French Toast, Chef Carved Ham, Made To Order Omelets & So Much More! $23.99 Adults / $8.99 Children
Call (218) 722-7466
http://www.greysolonballroom.com/

Apr 20th: Easter Brunch at Va Bene Berarducci's Caffé
Time: 9 am-3 pm
Va Bene will be open again for Easter. We will be serving our full dinner menu as well as a few special brunch selections.
Call (218) 722-1518
http://www.vabenecaffe.com

Apr 21st- Apr 25th: Clean Sweep Week
Time: varies by day
Gather your brooms and cleaning supplies for this annual spring time ritual. Held in downtown Duluth.
Call (218) 727-8549
http://www.downtownduluth.com

Apr 22nd: Open Mic hosted by Slick Rick
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 23rd: Bluegrass Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 24th: Celtic Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 24th: Crossin’ Over Vocal Revolution
Time: 7:30 pm
Have you ever wondered what an upbeat pop tune would sound like as a ballad? Or what 90’s rap would sound like with a Latin groove? Come join Vocal Revolution as they put a new spin on your favorite songs. $5 General, No charge for CSS Students or Sisters of the St. Scholastica Monastery. Held at Mitchell Auditorium/CSS.
Call (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596
http://www.css.edu/About/News-Center/Calendar-of-Events.html

Apr 24th: Glensheen Historic Estate presents: Living Literature: Sherlock Holmes series
Time: 6:30 pm
"The Hounds of Baskerville" tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a supernatural hound, which haunts a mansion. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case. The $35 ticket includes performance, drinks and hors d'oeuvres, a post-viewing presentation with Q&A on the Sherlock Holmes genre and a special, condensed Flashlight Tour of the mansion. Held at Glensheen Mansion.
Call (218 )726-8925
https://glensheen.wp.d.umn.edu/

Apr 24th: Minnesota Ballet's "Wine & Chee's" Event
Time: 5:30 pm
This is a great chance to sample wines, nibble on hors d’oeuvres provided by some of the area’s finest restaurants, and bid on all sorts of merchandise, gift baskets, giclée prints, and special opportunities. On hand to sign his prints will be the area’s own Cheng-Khee Chee, signature member of the American Watercolor Society. Proceeds benefit the Minnesota Ballet. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Held at The Depot Great Hall.
Call (218) 529-3742
http://www.minnesotaballet.org

Apr 24th- Apr 27th: UMD Theatre Department presents "Damn Yankees"
Time: Thurs-Sat 7:30 pm/Sun 2 pm
“Play ball!” UMD Theatre presents the classic baseball-themed musical comedy Damn Yankees. A passionate Washington Senators fan sells his soul to the Devil - and the Devil's seductive assistant - in order to be transformed into a star outfielder who can lead his beloved team to a victory against those damn Yankees. Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost The Pennant and featuring music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, Damn Yankees features such hit songs as "Heart," "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" and "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal Mo.” Adult $18/UMD Faculty/Staff $15/Senior $13/Student $8/UMD Student $6. Held at the Mainstage Theatre - Marshall Performing Arts Center/UMD.
Call (218) 726-8561
http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/umd-theatre-current-season.html

Apr 25th: Live Music feautring: Frances Lee Williams Band & Paper Parlor
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 25th: One Week Live CD release evening with live music
Time: 7:00 pm
Music by Care Bears Care Bears Yeah!, Sonja and the Reckoning & Phillip of Nazareth. $6.00 (includes new CD) Held at Beaner's Central Concert Coffeehouse.
Call (218) 624-5957
http://www.beanerscentral.com/

Apr 25th: Radical Reels
Time: doors open at 5:30 pm/film starts at 7 pm
Trailfitters is hosting Radical Reels by Banff Mountain Film. Sit back and enjoy the high adrenaline films in the Spirit of the North Theater. Admission is $15. Radical Reels is a great event with local sponsors and is held at the Spirit of the North Theater in the Fitger’s Complex.
Call (218) 722-6776
http://www.trailfittersduluth.com

Apr 25th- Apr 26th: Faith Lutheran Church
Time:
Held at The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza.
Call

Apr 25th- Apr 26th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 25th- Apr 26th: MN State USBC Open Championship
Time:
The MN State USBC (United States Bowling Conference) Open Championships will be held on weekends thru April 26.
Call

Apr 25th- Apr 27th: District Blitz
Time:
Held at the DECC.
Call

Apr 25th- Apr 27th: Home & Modern Living Show
Time: mall hours
Held at the Miller Hill Mall.
Call (218) 727-8301
http://www.simon.com

Apr 26th: "The Cellist of Sarajevo" - Reader's Theater
Time: 7:00 pm
Experience the story of The Cellist of Sarajevo live and on stage, directed by Cheryl Skafte. The East High School Sterling Strings will perform before the play and at intermission. The novel was adapted for readers theater by Keith L. Shaffer. Tickets are $5.00 and will be available at the door. Held at Teatro Zuccone, 222 East Superior Street
Call (218) 336-1416
http://www.zeitgeistarts.com/teatro-zuccone/events

Apr 26th: 2nd Annual Canine Carnival
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fitger's and A Place for Fido are teaming up for our 2nd Annual Canine Carnival. Adoption and rescue organizations, veterinary services, food specialists, groomers, fitness and obedience trainers, pet care services of all kinds, and so much more! New this year is a talent competition and dog/owner cutest couple photo contest. The talent competition will be at 1:30 in the courtyard. Held at Fitger's at 600 East Superior Street.
Call (218) 464-4484
https://www.facebook.com/events/653299298049391/

Apr 26th: Annual Earth Day Celebration with Rick Allen & Marian Lansky
Time: all day
Please join us for Siiviis yearly event to celebrate Earth Day with a joyous artist reception for Rick Allen and Marian Lansky. There will be treats, laughter and always ART! Coordinates with the Annual Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop. This event is free and is held at Siiviis.
Call (218) 723-7877
http://www.sivertson.com

Apr 26th: Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop
Time: 11 am - 5 pm
The Art for Earth Day Gallery Hop event is a community-wide celebration that is organized as a collaborative project between a number of local art organizations. Held at several Duluth galleries. Visit the Web site for a complete list.
Call (218) 726-8222
http://www.duluthgalleryhop.com

Apr 26th: Live Music feautring: The Brothers Burn Mountain
Time: 9:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 26th: Spirit Lake Poetry Series presents C.K. Williams
Time: 7:30 pm
Internationally known, award-winning poet C.K. Williams is the guest. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, He began writing poetry in his late teens and soon found success. Admission for this event is free and open to the public. Held at The Underground is located at 506 W Michigan Street.
Call (218) 733-7555
http://www.duluthunderground.org

Apr 26th- Apr 27th: Meteor Volunteer Work Weekend
Time: 8 am-8 pm
Join a hearty group of volunteers from around the Midwest for this yearly clean-up of the historic SS Meteor. Bring your painting clothes. Pre-registration is recommended. Lunch is provided both Saturday and Sunday. Held at the SS Meteor Whaleback Ship Museum, 300 Marina Drive, Superior, WI.
Call (715) 394-5712
http://www.superiorpublicmuseums.org

Apr 27th: Minnesota Ballet presents "Dance Day at The Depot"
Time: 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
The School of the Minnesota Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with demonstrations of ballet and jazz technique, presentations by upper-level students, and social dance for all. Admission is free and is held in The Great Hall at The Depot.
Call (218) 529-3742
http://www.minnesotaballet.org

Apr 27th: Third annual Smelt Run Puppet Parade and Smelt Fry
Time: 2:00 pm
THE SMELT QUEEN IS COMING! Festivities begin at 2:00 pm on the lawn beside the Maritime Visitors’ Center, at the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, MN. Accompanying the Smelt Queen’s arrival will be the Brass Messengers, a ten-piece brass band from Minneapolis, King Neptune, and smelt dignitaries from the depths of Lake Superior. The theme color is silver, and everyone is encouraged to dress up. Following a Royal Procession on the Lakewalk, there will be a smelt fry and party at Zeitgeist Arts Café, 222 E. Superior St.
Call (218) 370-8980
http://www.zeitgeistarts.com/

Apr 27th- Apr 29th: MN Assn. Children’s Mental Health
Time:
Held at the DECC.
Call

Apr 27th- May 4th: 16th Annual Homegrown Music Festival
Time: varies with each event
The Homegrown Music Festival is the annual community celebration showcasing the musical talent found in the Twin Ports. The festival features eight days of live music at over 30 venues, as well as locally produced poetry, video, and art presentations. The celebration culminates in a weekend (May 2-4) featuring 100+ bands at more than a dozen different venues in downtown Duluth. The festival features everything from a showcase of high school musicians to performances from internationally touring acts such as Low, Charlie Parr and Trampled by Turtles. From folk to rap to plain old “rawk and/or roll,” Homegrown is an authentically Duluth experience.
Call (218) 590-1210
http://www.duluthhomegrown.com

Apr 28th: Live Music during HOMEGROWN featuring: Tony Derrick, Fearless Moral Inventory, and Steve Johnson
Time: 7:30 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 29th: Celtic Woman "The Emerald Tour"
Time: 7 pm
The all-new stage production will celebrate Ireland and the Emerald Isles’ spellbinding Celtic heritage through an extraordinary presentation of traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music by Emmy®-nominated music producer, David Downes. The Emerald Tour will showcase inspiring performances of timeless music with the unforgettable, angelic voices of Celtic Woman. Held in Symphony Hall/DECC.
Call (800) 745-3000 Ticketmaster
http://www.decc.org

Apr 29th: Navihanke and the Singing Slovenes
Time: 7 pm
“Don’t miss this award-winning group’s first U.S. tour. They’re young, vibrant, talented, and very entertaining.” Purchase tickets at the door for $12, or reserve them in advance at the Web site listed above for $10. Held at Lincoln Park Middle School Auditorium, 3215 West 3rd Street in Duluth.
Call (209) 955-2452
http://www.navihankeusa2014.com

Apr 29th: With a Spring in Our Step - St. Scholastica String Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble
Time: 7:30 pm
We celebrate spring with a concert that includes dance music from Renaissance England. You may even see some English country dancing! $5 General, No charge for CSS Students or Sisters of the St. Scholastica Monastery. Held at Mitchell Auditorium/CSS.
Call (218) 723-7000 or (877) 263-9596
http://www.css.edu/About/News-Center/Calendar-of-Events.html

Apr 30th: Bluegrass Jam
Time: 7:00 pm
Held at Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake
Call (218) 728-1192
http://www.sirbens.com

Apr 30th: Breaking Ice
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pillsbury House Theatre addresses racial equity through Breaking Ice, a multiracial improvisation-based, professional theatre company that creates and performs shows to address difficult social issues. Breaking Ice promotes justice and equity by instigating dialogue about difficult issues and inspiring our audiences to take action to undo racism and injustice. Through poetry, music, movement, humor and drama, Breaking Ice creates customized performances that bring a fresh, innovative approach to talking about undoing racism. Admission for this event is free and open to the public. Held at The Underground is located at 506 W Michigan Street,
Call (218) 733-7555
http://www.duluthunderground.org.

Apr 30th- May 3rd: UMD Theatre Department presents "Damn Yankees"
Time: Wed-Sat 7:30 pm
“Play ball!” UMD Theatre presents the classic baseball-themed musical comedy Damn Yankees. A passionate Washington Senators fan sells his soul to the Devil - and the Devil's seductive assistant - in order to be transformed into a star outfielder who can lead his beloved team to a victory against those damn Yankees. Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost The Pennant and featuring music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, Damn Yankees features such hit songs as "Heart," "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" and "Shoeless Joe From Hannibal Mo.” Adult $18/UMD Faculty/Staff $15/Senior $13/Student $8/UMD Student $6. Held at the Mainstage Theatre - Marshall Performing Arts Center/UMD.
Call (218) 726-8561
http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/umd-theatre-current-season.html


*DECC is the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Ticket office, (218) 727-4344 and business office, (218) 722-5573.

*UMD is the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Their general information number is (218) 726-8000

*CSS is the College of St. Scholastica. Their general information number is (218) 723-6000

*Spirit Mountain's phone number is 1-800-642-6377 or 218-628-2891

**All rates, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Visit Duluth is not responsible for any changes or errors. Please call ahead if possible. Also, check our site for any updates. Our business office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays but you can call the Thompson Hill State Information Center at (218) 723-4938. They are open 7 days a week, except for major holidays. Have a great time in Duluth!


 
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