Things to Do for Nov. 17, 2017

 

For the Family

Grab your winter jacket and head out to the Christmas City of the North Parade, 6:25 p.m. today, on Superior Street from Ninth Avenue East and Fourth Avenue West.

Enjoy a classic holiday tour, Monday through Jan. 5, Fairlawn Mansion, 906 E. Second St., Superior. Hours: noon to 3 p.m. Sundays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $5 for ages 6-17 and free for younger children.

Did the 1918 fire impact your family? Share your story at the community input event hosted by WDSE WRPT Public Television, 5-7 p.m. Monday, Cloquet Public Library, 320 14th St. Bring your family photos and memorabilia related to the fire and its aftermath and consider sharing your family story about the fire on camera for an upcoming new documentary that will air on WDSE WRPT Public TV. Go to wdse.org for more details.

Have dinner at the 28th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Buffet, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, DECC. Features craft corner, books for kids and a visit from Santa. Homebound residents in Duluth, Two Harbors and Cloquet need to request their home delivery meal by noon today at (218) 723-6484.

Want to cut your own Christmas tree or balsam boughs? You can obtain a permit at the Superior National Forest office for $5. Two permits are allowed per household per year. Office hours at 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Go to fs.usda.gov/superior for more information.

For the Foodie

Attend the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s annual International Cooking Demo, 1 p.m. Saturday, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St, Superior. Demonstrations of dishes that represent 13 different countries with 15 recipes to try with samples. Free admission. Email wsa@uwsuper.edu.

Ongoing

• 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 glensheen.wp.d.umn.edu or call (218) 726-8910.

• Duluth Children’s Museum, 115 S. 29th Ave. W., Duluth, offers programs and exhibits for children and families. Hours: 10 a.m. to p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Visit playduluth.org or call (218) 733-7543.

• 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 5 p.m. daily. Visit duluthdepot.org or call (218) 727-8025.

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