Things to Do for July 7, 2017

For the Family

Movies in the Park screens “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them,” 9:05 p.m. today, Leif Erikson Park. Call (218) 727-8549 or go to

Shop at the Hilltop Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway.

Enjoy the music at Chester Creek Concerts featuring Crescent Moon, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Chester Bowl, 1800 E. Skyline Parkway. Free.

Check out Duluth Sidewalk Days, Wednesday through July 14, downtown Duluth. Features 5K, car show, street dances, entertainment, shopping and more. Go to

Board the Vista Queen and sent sail for Glensheen for their Concerts on the Pier, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets: $20. Call (218) 722-6218 or go to

Listen to the Superior Singers concert, “Let’s Go to the Movies,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Grace Lutheran Church, 5454 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown.

Duluth Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show, Thursday through July 16, DECC. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for children or $15 per family. Call (218) 348-7154 or go to

Sign up for the Park Point 5-Miler, Thursday, Park Point Pavilion. Kid’s race at 5:30 p.m., 5-mile race at 6:30 p.m., and 2-mile walk at 6:35 p.m. Cost: $35 day of race and free for ages 14 and younger. Registration from 3-6 p.m. in the pavilion closest to the Park Point Beach House.

For the Kids

Sign the kids up 10 days of art, hosted by the Borealis Art Guild, 214 E. Howard St., Suite G, Hibbing. Cost: $5 per day, per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Go to

• Monday: Drawing Trees

• Tuesday: Making slime and play dough

• Wednesday: Paper mache masks

• Thursday: Make your own fidget spinner

• Friday: Self-portrait/Make your own fly swatter

• July 17: Make your own fishing tackle

• July 18: Making paper

• July 19: Making your own paint

• July 20: Drawing animals

• July 21: Aurora Borealis painting


• Glensheen Historic Estate, 3300 London Road, Duluth, offers a 39-room mansion and 7 acres of formal gardens and working vegetable gardens. Grounds hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with tours offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 726-8910.

• Duluth Depot, 506 W. Michigan St., includes Lake Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth Art Institute, St. Louis County Historical Society and Veterans’ Memorial Hall. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily to Labor Day. Visit or call (218) 727-8025.

• Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave., Superior, offers exhibits, events and history theater. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; noon to 8 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call (715) 392-8449 or go to

• Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth, models a number of habitats from the Great Lakes and around the world. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 740-3474.

• Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont St., Duluth, is the only zoo in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin. It features a wide variety of animals and educational displays. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Visit or call (218) 730-4500.

• North Shore Scenic Railroad, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Go to or call (218) 722-1273 for details.

• Lake Superior & Mississippi Historic River Train, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 22, 7100 Grand Ave. Call (218) 624-7549 or email