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Great Upcoming Events in Duluth This Week
November 17th & 19th: Flashlight Tours at Glensheen
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
For the first time, you can see it all at night. This tour further explores the lives of the servants, while appreciating the rare, intact collection of period furnishings. By touring the mansion via flashlight, individual aspects of the extensive pieces come alive with detail. Walk through the main level, second and third floors, plus the amusement room and see Glensheen in a whole new light. $25.00. Call (218) 726-8910
November 18th: Take It With You Radio Theatre (Episode 8)
Time: 7:30 pm
Take It With You is a live variety radio program performed, and recorded, at The Underground theatre in Duluth, MN. Each episode features original music, comedy, news, science, and a dash of politics from our very own real-life mayor, Don Ness. Special guests TBD. Tickets $10.00 and held in The Underground at 506 West Michigan Street. Call (218) 733-7555
November 20th: History in a Pint with local veteran Bill Stein
Time: 6:00 pm
Veterans’ Memorial Hall and the St. Louis County Historical Society, will offer "My Time in the Merchant Marines during World War II" Free and open to the public. Held at Carmody’s Irish Pub and Brewing at 308 East Superior Street. Call (218) 733-7568
November 21st: Christmas City of the North Parade
Time: 6:20 pm
A Northern Minnesota tradition. The parade signals the beginning of the holiday season. Santa makes his first appearance along with colorful lighted floats, marching bands and pageantry. The parade features nearly 70 groups, 20 bands, a dozen dance groups, various local royalty, plus the “big guy in red.” The parade route will return to Superior Street for its entirety beginning at at 10th avenue East and proceeding through the heart of downtown along Superior street to 4th Avenue West. Parade spectators are welcome to watch the parade from anywhere along the route. The 2014 Christmas City of the North Parade begins at 6:20 pm.
November 21st: Midi Parade Special
Time: 3:00 pm
Kids eat free with a paid adult on the night of the Christmas City of the North Parade. Held at Midi inside the Fitger's Complex at 600 East Superior Street. Call (218) 727-4880
November 21st: Stand-up Comedy with David Huntsberger
Time: 8:00 pm
Come for a one-of-a-kind, one-night-only performance from one of the hottest rising stars in stand-up comedy and a podcast legend, David Huntsberger! His performance at the Teatro will include his recently funded Kickstarter project to combine stand-up and animation into a never-before-seen comedy evening. Tickets are $10.00. Held at Teatro Zuccone at 222 East Superior Street. Call (218) 336-1416
November 22nd: Brian Laidlaw w/ Mary Bue - CD Release and Retrospective
Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm/Show at 7:00 pm
Minneapolis/San Francisco folk artist Brian Laidlaw releases his new album in Duluth at Teatro Zuccone with pop singer-songwriter Mary Bue to open with a retrospective performance of her work. Tickets are $7.00 and held at Teatro Zuccone at 222 East Superior Street. Call (218) 336-1416
November 22nd - 23rd: The Junior League of Duluth presents: Festival of Trees at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
Time: Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm/Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Festival of Trees is the Junior League of Duluth's largest fundraiser. Proceeds go to support Junior League of Duluth and community projects. Other highlights of this event include JLD toffee and beautiful hand-decorated trees. Santa arrives with his sleigh on Saturday for pictures. Several live entertainment acts perform throughout the weekend. Admission: Saturday $6.00, Sunday is $4.00. $1.00 off with a non-perishable food donation for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Call (218) 727-0341
November 23rd: Phillip Phillips in Concert!
Time: 7:30 pm
Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips has announced dates for his headline tour and is stopping in Duluth at the DECC Symphony Hall. The comprehensive tour comes after Phillips’ “Behind the Light” (19 Entertainment/Interscope) was released to critical acclaim. Tickets are $45.00 and go on Sale September 12th at 10:00 am. Call 1-800-745-3000
November 22nd - December 27th: Bentleyville "Tour of Lights"
Time: Mon-Thurs 5 pm-9 pm/Fri-Sun 5 pm-10 pm
Come experience the magic, as America’s largest free walk through lighting display takes over Bayfront Festival Park! This quintessential holiday event has something for everyone, no matter the age. Bring the family and the camera, Bentleyville takes care of the rest! Visitors will be amazed by the nationally recognizable displays, the 128’ LED tree and the free concessions! Hot cocoa, popcorn, cookies and roasting marshmallows will be provided to guests. Children 10 and under, who visit with Santa, will receive a knit hat and a bag of cookies. Handicap accessible. Visit Website for more details.