Things to Do for Oct. 13, 2017

For the Family

  • Enjoy a screening of “Life,” 2 p.m. today, Duluth Public Library, 520 W. Superior St. Free. Call (218) 730-4236.
  • Check out the Haunted Shack, 7-10 p.m. today, Buffalo House, 2590 Guss Road. Also open Saturday, Thursday through Oct. 22 and Oct. 26-28. Night showing are $15 per person. A kid’s day with a tamer version will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28. Cost: $8. Bring a nonperishable food item and receive $2 off admission or donate a coat to the coat drive and receive a buy one get one deal. Go to hauntedshack.com for complete details.
  • Shop at the Nice Girls of the North monthly sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Second Saturday Marketplace, 106 N. 54th Ave. E. Go to nicegirlsofthenorth.com.
  • Listen to the stories of “Mysterious Creatures, The Scariest Monsters From Around the World,” with researcher Chad Lewis, 3 p.m. Saturday, Duluth Public Library 520 W. Superior St. Open to all ages. Free.

For the Learner

  • Sign up for Cooking With Curries with Nyanyika Banda, 6 p.m. Wednesday, The Blue Heron Trading Co., 394 S. Lake Ave. A repeat class from winter 2017, the class will explore the journey that curry has taken from India to other countries around the world, with recipes that will be spicy enough to warm up any gathering. Cost: $30. Call (218) 722-8799.
  • Makazinikewin — Ojibwe Pucker-Toe Moccasin Making, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22, River Inn Interpretive Center. Learn all the steps to complete a pair of deer hide moccasins. Cost: $70. Register by Thursday. Jay Cooke State Park is offering this workshop. Call (218) 673-7005 to register.
  • Makazinikewin — Ojibwe Moccasin Making and Beading, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8, River Inn Interpretive Center. Learn to make and bead your own moccasins with local Anishinaabe artist Sarah Agaton Howes. Cost: $93 for this three-part workshop. Register by Oct. 23. Jay Cooke State Park is offering this workshop. Call (218) 673-7005 to register.

For the Traveler

  • Attend Caravan Du Nord, a traveling showcase of Minnesota music, presented by the Minnesota Music Coalition, Saturday, Arrowhead Center for the Arts, 51 W. Fifth St., Grand Marais. Features workshops at 3 p.m., social hour at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m. with Patty and The Buttons, Lake Effect and Trailer Trash. Tickets: $18 for adults, $8 for students. All ages welcome. Go to mnmusiccoalition.org for details.

For Seniors

  • Don’t miss the 15th annual Senior Expo, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, DECC. Free tickets are available at Walgreen Pharmacy in Duluth, Superior, Cloquet, Virginia and Hibbing as well as Mediqwest, Benna Ford Roush and exhibitors. Go to seniorexpoduluth.com.

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 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.
  • 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 douglashistory.org.
  • 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 glaquarium.org 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: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 to April 30. Visit lszooduluth.org or call (218) 730-4500.
  • North Shore Scenic Railroad, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Go to northshorescenicrailroad.org or call (218) 722-1273 for details.
  • Lake Superior & Mississippi Historic River Train fall color rides, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays as well as 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 22, 7100 Grand Ave. Tickets available at lsmrr.org. Call (218) 624-7549 or email lsmrr46@hotmail.com.

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