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Watch Duluth Huskies Baseball at Historic Wade Stadium!
  • July 28th & 29th: 6:35 pm vs. Eau Claire Express
  • July 30th: 7:05 pm vs. Thunder Bay Border Cats
Reserved seating is $9.00/general seating is $7.00. Held at Historic Wade Stadium. For more information on the Duluth Huskies call (218) 786-9909 or visit their website.

Movies in the Park!
July 25th: "School of Rock"
Grab a blanket and bring the family for a magical evening under the stars. Featured films every Friday evening at dusk through August 29 in Leif Erickson Park (12th Ave E & London Rd.) Call (218) 727-8549

Great Upcoming Events
July 28th - 31st: Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center Summer Programs
Program selection changes weekly 12:45 - "Up And Down The Soo Locks" - humorous fast-paced film illustrates the operations of the Soo Locks, the connecting link between Lake Superior and the Lower Lakes. 10 min. Video. 1:45 - "The Inland Mariners" - voyage to the Lower Lakes on the 1,000 ft. bulk carrier INDIANA HARBOR loaded with taconite. 25 min. Video. 2:45 - "Where Steel Begins" – presentation of iron mining and taconite production of the Minnesota Iron Range. 15 min. Video. 3:45 - "The Greatest Lakes" – environmental changes affecting Great Lakes water and air quality are examined. 30 min. Video. The programs listed above will be held in the Lecture-hall of the Visitor Center. "OUTSIDE PROGRAM" (Thursday - Monday) 1:15 & 3:15 (weather permitting) "Pier History Tour" - explore the exciting history of Canal Park on this 30 minute walk into the past. Admission to all programs is free and the public is invited to attend. Held at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center at 600 South Lake Avenue. Call (218) 720-5260 Ext. 1

July 29th: Downtown Farmer's Market
11:00 am - 1:00 pm every Tuesday through September 30, you will find fresh goodies from local businesses, growers and artists. Each week at least one downtown restaurant will be on hand so customers can grab lunch while shopping local. Held at Lake Superior Plaza (corner of Lake Avenue & Superior Street). Call (218) 727-8549

July 30th: Lake Place Summer Sounds Concert featuring: Dedric Clark and The Social Animals
Concert held at Noon. Following the concert, tours of Lake Place Park, International Sculpture Garden, and Duluth Sister Cites Park will be provided. Free and held in Lake Place Park on the Lakewalk. Call (218) 727-8375

July 30th - August 3rd: 38th Annual Spirit Valley Days
A true neighborhood festival with something for everyone! The event starts on Wednesday with the Miss West Duluth Pageant on the Ramsey Square stage, followed by the northland’s largest Classic Car Show. The Spirit Valley Days Parade on Thursday. The renowned Street Dance on Friday. Family Day and a 5k walk/run Saturday and concludes with a community worship service on Sunday. Stage shows run throughout the festival and feature local and regional performers. Come join the fun! The festival is located on Ramsey Street, just off of I-35, between Grand and Central Avenues in West Duluth. Call 218-591-0899

August 1st: Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra presents: Beerthoven
Time: 6:00 pm Gin & Jazz/7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Beerthoven.
Two of the world’s greatest creations come together! Raise your glass to the 2nd annual Beerthoven! Duluth’s craft breweries bring their tastiest compositions for you to enjoy. There will be live music throughout the night. More of a liquor connoisseur? Come early for our Gin & Jazz event. Tickets are $25.00 for Beerthoven Only/$35.00 for Beerthoven and Gin & Jazz. Held at the Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Call (218) 623-3776

August 1st - 2nd: Howling Moon Music Festival
Time: 1:00 pm on Friday/11:00 am on Saturday.
This extraordinary new two-day outdoor music festival featuring Americana, rock and folk music. Also featured will be a large variety of select craft beers from local & regional craft breweries. Artists performing: The Guess Who is the Friday Night Headliner and Brandi Carlile is the Saturday Night Headliner. Also scheduled to appear: Jeremy Messersmith, Nicholas David, BoDeans, The Big Wu, 4onthefloor, The Lowest Pair, Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, The Fontanelles, Sarah Krueger, Tin Can Gin, Fuzzy Ellis, Old Knifey, Preston Gunderson. Ticket prices - $50 Friday only, $70 Saturday Only - $90 Both Days Early-Bird Half-Price Offer – Purchase tickets before May 31st: $25 Friday Only, $35 Saturday Only, $45 Both Days. VIP Tickets also available for $80 and $125. Tickets will be available beginning on Monday, April 28th online at HowlingMoonFest.com and TwinPortsNightLife.com. Call (218) 591-5268

August 1st - 3rd: Day out with Thomas aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad
From 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, fun for the whole family! Day Out With Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride in their favorite tank engine, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in Imagination Station, and much more in a city near you! Get ready for The Thrill of the Ride! The best place to see Thomas in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Tickets are $19 per person, children under 2 are free. The train ride is 25 minutes, but the "average guest" is here for 2-3 hours depending how much fun you want to have! Call (218) 722-1273

August 2nd: Run Like an Animal 5K Run/Walk
Time: 8:30 am run starts/8:35 am walk starts
This unique 5k event held on the grounds of the Lake Superior Zoo. It’s designed to appeal to everyone from serious trail runners to families. Animal-themed costumes are encouraged, but not required. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for both men and women, and best costume. Visit the Web site in June for details. Call (218) 730-4500

 

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