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Great Upcoming Events in Duluth This Week

May 18th: Nerd Nite Duluth
Time: 7:30 pm
Greetings Esteemed Nerds of Duluth, It is with much excitement that we invite once again to our next Nerd Nite! We have plenty of smarty pantses ready to wow you with wit, charm and knowledge all while sipping comfortably on your beverage of choice. It's like a cotillion without the tedious ball gown rentals! Presenting this month! Enthusiastic Contrafibularities: Killer Dictionaries and the English Language by Alison Klawiter and Emily Woster What the Fach? A Short Introductory to Opera, Voice Types and Singing Shenanigans by Becky Farmer Holy Blood, Holy Fail: The Best Worst Psuedo-History (and Why It Must Be Stopped) by Jess Angus McCullough All this and games, prizes, learning and awkward hijinx, for just $5.00! Bring your monocle, invite your friends, and let's have a grand old time! Held at Teatro Zuccone, 222 East Superior Street.
Call (218) 336-1416

May 20th: TED at the Teatro
Time: 7:30 pm
This should prove to be another fun night as local singer/songwriter Superior Siren performs. The TED video shown is by Mike Rowe called “Learning From Dirty Jobs”. Then, we are lucky to have Steve Schoenbauer share a live presentation called "The War On Work", followed by discussion time. Cost is $5 to help cover expenses. Held at the Teatro Zuccone, 222 East Superior Street.
Call (218) 336-1416

May 21st: Blue Heron Trading Company Cooking Class: Salad as a Main Course
Time: 11:00 am & 6:00 pm
The season of salads is upon us! Join us for new inspiration in the salad department as Chad Nurminen demonstrates Beef & Blue Cheese Salad; Southwestern Shrimp Salad; Salmon Nicoise; and Asian Chicken Salad. $30.00 and held at The Blue Heron Trading Company, 394 Lake Avenue South.
Call (218) 722-8799

May 21st: Glensheen Community Day free tours
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
A day of free standard house tours to all visitors. This celebrates the 36th anniversary of the Congdon’s home opening to the public and the estate’s return to full, 7-days a week summer hours. Tickets will only be available in person at the ticket house, located at the base of Glensheen’s parking lot. The standard house tours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Glensheen staff recommends arriving early, as the limited number of tickets is often spoken for by early afternoon. Held at 3300 London Road.
Call (218) 726-8925

May 22nd- May 24th: Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) presents: The Cat in the Hat!
Time: Friday 7:00 pm/Saturday 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm/Sunday 2:00 pm
The classic Dr. Seuss tale is coming to life with the Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA). It's a rainy day, and Sally and her fish can't find anything to do, unless the Cat in the Hat unexpectedly appears and turns their dreary afternoon into a fun-filled extravaganza! Tickets are: $12.00 for adults/$10.00 for students. Held at The Duluth Playhouse, 506 West Michigan Street.
Call (218) 733.7555

May 22nd- May 24th: Wise Fool Shakespeare presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Time: Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm / Sundays at 2 pmBonus matinee on Saturday, May 23rd at 2 pm
A magical forest filled with a host of some of Shakespeare’s most comedic characters make A Midsummer Night’s Dream one of his most popular plays! When lovers cross with mischievous sprites in an enchanted forest, a series of mishaps occur and nothing is what it seems. Add to the mix a bevy of fumbling actors and the stage is set for hilarious chaos to break loose! Tickets just $17 for adults / $14 for students and seniors. And every Sunday is "Pay What You Can!" Held at Teatro Zuccone, 222 East Superior Street.
Call (218) 336-1416

May 23rd: Duluth KidsClub Springtacular Family Event
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Springtacular Family Event. Enjoy an Epic DJ and dance party, face painting, bounce house, raffles, cash bar, photo booth, children's play areas for ages 6 months to 14 years of age, and special costumed guests: Superheroes, Pretty Princesses, and Star Wars Jedi's. Also a penne pasta buffet with salad bar will be served. Tickets: (Per person) $18.00 in Advance & $25.00 at the Door. Children under 3 receive free event entry, however, there is a cost of $5 for a child size buffet plate. Held at Clyde Iron Works, 2920 West Michigan Street.
Call (218) 391-4905

May 23rd- May 24th: Battle of the Jug Bands
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 19th annual Battle of the Jug Bands will feature six to ten regional bands playing music with jugs for the chance to win the coveted Krumkake Iron, a Norwegian waffle iron used by jug bands as a clacker. Held at Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe.
Call (281) 723-0075

May 25th: Memorial Day Parade
Time: 12:30 pm
The annual parade along Grand Avenue in West Duluth features marching bands, floats, antique cars, motorcycles and military groups.
Call (218) 624-5518


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