Calendar: Aug. 12-25Event listings are free and run until the date passes. Send your information to chronicle@lcnews chronicle.com, or call 834-2141.
Event listings are free and run until the date passes. Send your information to chronicle@lcnews chronicle.com, or call 834-2141.
Lake County Fair, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Lake County Fairgrounds on Highway 2.
- Visit with a park naturalist about Minnesota’s State bird the common loon, 2-3:30 p.m., Tettegouche State Park.
- Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board meeting, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Stanley Center conference room No. 290, 424 W. Superior St., Duluth, MN.
- 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.
- “The Way of the Wolf”, a program about wolf ecology and behavior, 8 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Other naturalist programs will run from 10:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. For a detailed schedule, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_gooseberry_falls
Finnish Tori and Music Fest, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; bonfire starts at dusk, Finland Minnesota Heritage Site. There will also be a pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 15.
- Save Lake Superior Association annual meeting, 9 a.m., Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.
- Annual “Come on Home Party,” 1-4:30 p.m., Duluth Town Hall. Music, dancing, refreshments and door prizes.
- Sons of Norway Norwegian pancake breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Two Harbors Community Center. A reminder for those who purchased tickets.
- Slideshow presentation on the moose, 8:30-9 p.m., Temperance State Park.
- Visit with a naturalist about Minnesota’s black bear, 10-11:30 a.m. at Temperance River State Park, 3-4 p.m. at Tettegouche State Park.
- North Shore Classics 10th annual Car Show, registration 9 a.m.-noon, show 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sonju’s Superstore on Hwy 61, Two Harbors.
- “Biking into the North Shore’s Past”, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Split Rock Lighthouse State Park parking lot. Eight-mile guided bike ride, bring your own bike and helmet.
- “Frogs and Snakes of the North Shore”, 8 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. 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
- Monthly worship service, 3 p.m., Bassett Congregational Church. Potluck will follow.
- Widows and Widowers dinner, 1 p.m., Dixie Bar and Grill.
- “Shipwrecks of Lake Superior”, 8 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.
- Wildfire community meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Two Harbors Fire Hall. There will be meetings at the same time Aug. 17 at Fall Lake Town Hall and Aug. 18 at Finland Fire Hall.
- Anatoly Liberman, author of “Word Origins...and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone,” 6:30 p.m., Two Harbors Public Library.
- High school volleyball practice begins, 8-11 a.m. Call Brooke Chaffee, (320) 980-2240 with any questions.
- “If These Falls Could Talk”, a history of Gooseberry Falls, 8 p.m., Lady Slipper Lodge at Gooseberry Falls State Park. Other naturalist programs will run from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
- Fifth-day options meeting, 9 a.m., Community Room at Two Harbors High School.
- Child care clinics for boys and girls entering fifth- and sixth-grade, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday in Two Harbors and from 9-10:30 a.m. Aug. 24-26 in Silver Bay. More, visit www.isd381.k12.mn.us/CommunityEd/html/index.html or call 834-8201 in Two Harbors and 226-4437 in Silver Bay.
- A new kayak club in Two Harbors is forming and the first meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Agate Bay boat ramp. At 7 p.m., there will be a launch for a paddle. More, email vcrets@
- Socially Active Seniors presents Mike “Mr. Banjo” Turner, 2-4 p.m., Two Harbors Community Center. Refreshments. Cost $5.
- Harbor Mates mystery trip. Call Ann Bradley at Lake Bank at 834-2111 for more.
- A demonstration of the art of flint knapping, a trade used worldwide for thousands of years to create tools from stone, 3-5 p.m., Tettegouche State Park.
Mayor’s Block Party. Movie E.T. shown at band shell at dusk Friday. On Saturday, music 1-11 p.m., First Avenue car show 1-5 p.m., kid’s block party 1-5 p.m., Lion’s Club pancake breakfast 7-11 a.m.
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.
- Fireside Gallery Chat, 3-5 p.m., Northwoods Pioneer Gallery and Gifts in Castle Danger.
- Two Harbors Ukulele Group strum session, beginner/refresher session 3 p.m., regular session at 4 p.m., United Church of Two Harbors. They will have some extra ukes available, More, call Al at 834-9526.
Socially Active Seniors Picnic in the Park, noon, Lakeview Park. Music by the Old Timers. $4. Call 830-0600 to reserve.
Lake County Community Connect, 2-7 p.m., Two Harbors High School. More, call (800) 223-1850.
Fridays in the Park concert: TNA, 7 p.m., bandshell.