Calendar: Aug. 6-28Event listings are free and run until the date passes. Send your information to chronicle@lcnews chronicle.com, or call 834-2141.
- Two Harbors Kayak Festival, Burlington Bay. Visit www.kayakfestival.org for more information.
- Fridays in the Park concert: Michael Monroe, 7 p.m., band shell in Thomas Owens Park. Rain site: United Church of Two Harbors, 531 Third Ave. Acoustic folk and jazzy reggae. Free concert sponsored by Arts on Superior.
- “Confessions of a Hiking Fanatic”, 8:00 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Talk to a naturalist who has hiked the entire Superior Hiking Trail about starting your own journey. Other naturalist programs will run from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. For a detailed schedule, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_gooseberry_falls
- Agate City Classic golf tournament, 7 a.m., Lakeview National. Call 834-2664 or visit www.lakeviewnational.com.
- Archery in the Park, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tettegouche State Park. Give this fun activity a try with provided state-of-the-art equipment designed to fit all sizes. Beginners welcome. Event is free. Stop in park office for directions to archery site.
- “Fascinating Fungi” with author and naturalist Larry Weber, 10 a.m., Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center on Highway 61 at milepost 73. Take walk and learn to identify mushrooms of the North Shore. He is a retired teacher and author of several books including “Fascinating Fungi of the North Woods.” Free.
- Chmielewski Funtime Band performance, 1 p.m. opening act Florian, Funtime Band starts at 2 p.m., Thomas Owens Park Band Shell. It’s a collaborative fund-raiser with the American Legion. Suggested donation is $5.
- “Shipwrecks of Lake Superior”, 8:00 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Hear stories of Lake Superior’s fierce nature and its sunken ships. Other naturalist programs will run from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For a detailed schedule, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_gooseberry_falls
- Grace Zemlin’s 100th Birthday open house for friends and family, 2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
- “The Clever Corvids”, 8:00 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Learn about some of the smartest birds in the world: ravens, crows and jays. Other naturalist programs will run from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
- “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey From Prison to Palace”, a weeklong summer family event, 9 a.m.-noon, Sychar Lutheran Church. Activities, songs, games and worship for kids and adults. For more information, call 218-226-4424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Shipwrecks of Lake Superior”, 8:00 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Hear stories of Lake Superior’s fierce nature and its sunken ships. Other naturalist programs will run from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
- “If These Falls Could Talk”, a history of Gooseberry Falls, 8:00 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Other naturalist programs will run from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Lake County Social Leaders Action Network (SLAN), noon to 1:30 p.m., AEOA conference room, Two Harbors Industrial Park. Possible sponsorship of a candidate forum or election education will be the topic of discussion.
- Digital Photography Bridge to Nature Teacher Workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center on Highway 61 at milepost 73. Earn continuing education units and learn how to use nature photography to enhance curriculum for grades 3-9. Free, bring your own lunch. Register by calling Alexis at (218) 663-7679 or email email@example.com
- Lake County Fair, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Lake County Fairgrounds on Highway 2.
- City Band concert, 7:30 p.m., Thomas Owens Park. Betty Barthman directing. Final concert of the season. Performances include “Old Scottish Melody” by Charles A. Wiley, “The Thunderer” “The Fairest of the Fair” and “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.
- Summer Reading wrap-up party, 1 p.m., Two Harbors Public Library. Zoomobile from Lake Superior Zoo, snacks, drawing for prizes.
- Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board meeting, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stanley Center conference room 290, 424 W. Superior St., Duluth.
- Fridays in the Park concert: De Elliot Bros., 7 p.m., band shell in Thomas Owens Park. Rain site: United Church of Two Harbors, 531 Third Ave. Folk, rags and blues jug band. Free concert sponsored by Arts on Superior.
- North Shore Classics 10th annual car show, registration 9 a.m.-noon, show 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sonju’s Superstore on Highway 61.
- Finnish Tori and Music Fest, 10-6 p.m.; bonfire starts at dusk, Finland Minnesota Heritage Site. There will also be a pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 15.
- Archaeological dig open house, 5-6:30 p.m., Whiskey Row.
- Anatoly Liberman, author of “Word Origins...and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone,” 6:30 p.m., at Two Harbors Public Library.
- High school volleyball practice begins, 8-11 a.m. Call Brooke Chaffee, (320) 980-2240 with any questions.
- Socially Active Seniors presents Mike “Mr. Banjo” Turner 2-4 p.m. at Two Harbors Community Center. Cost $5. All are welcome, you don’t need to be a senior to attend.
- Field and Screen Photography Workshop with landscape photographer Chris Sandberg, 10 a.m., Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center on Highway 61 at milepost 73. $5 per person. Reservations required, call (218) 663-7679.
- Fridays in the Park concert: TNA, 7 p.m., band shell in Thomas Owens Park. Rain site: United Church of Two Harbors, 531 Third Ave. Tom Broadbent, Al Anderson and Nancy MacGibbon play an eclectic mix of original music.
- Brimson Sisu 4.4 Mile Run/Walk, 10 a.m., Petrell Hall in Brimson.. $15 to register before Aug. 14, $18 after/race day; includes shirt or hat. Benefits the Brimson Fire Department and EMS. Call (218) 348-2894 or visit www.brimsonsisu.org for more information.