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Thu. Jul 14 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Beautiful Bayfield & Big Top Show Keeper of the Light
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Beautiful Bayfield & Big Top Show Keeper of the Light

Join an Up North Excursions outing from Duluth/Superior to Bayfield, White Winter Winery, and enjoy the Keeper of the Light Big Top evening show at the Big Top Chautauqua. Dinner is on your own. Make your reservation at least 2 weeks in advance.

Jul 14, Thu.,
1 p.m.-11 p.m.
Pickup at Perkins West or Superior, 2502 London Rd or 4005 W Michigan St
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Thu. Jul 28 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Hayward Hop, Woodcarving Museum, and Music Concert Coach
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Hayward Hop, Woodcarving Museum, and Music Concert Coach

Travel to Hayward. WI and a stop at the Museum of Woodcarving in Shell Lake, WI and then on to an outdoor concert in Siren with Randy Sabien (Jazz, Blues). Dinner is on your own. Please bring a chair for the Music in the Park.

Jul 28, Thu.,
1 p.m.-11 p.m.
Pickup at Perkins West or Superior, 2502 London Rd or 4005 W Michigan St
Make your reservations 2 weeks prior to the trip date.
Sat. Jul 30 Woman-Made
Woman-Made
Visit the main Art & Gift Fairs Page

Marvelous Things Made by Northland Female Artists

A showcase and place to purchase regionally made items MADE by Women in the Northland. Support the creative talents of Women in the Arrowhead, Range and Northern Wisconsin area.

Jul 30, Sat.,
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Duluth Congregational Church, 3833 E. Superior St.
Thu. Aug 04 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Grand Rapids: Forest History Center & Judy Garland Home
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Grand Rapids: Forest History Center & Judy Garland Home

This trip heads to Grand Rapids along the Mississippi River. We’ll go to the Forest History Center to learn about historic logging, then visit Judy Garland’s house/museum. Shop for a bit in town. Depart 9 a.m. Return ~5 p.m

Aug 04, Thu.,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
TBA, N/A
Please sign up by July 20
Thu. Aug 11 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Lindbergh Home, St. John's Abbey, and St. Cloud Gardens
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Lindbergh Home, St. John's Abbey, and St. Cloud Gardens

This outing includes a visit and tour of the Charles Lindbergh historic site in Little Falls, then we’ll head to St. John’s Abbey for a tour and then stroll in the Munsinger Gardens by the Mississippi River in St. Cloud. Depart 8:30 a.m. Return ~6:30 p.m.

Aug 11, Thu.,
8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
TBA, N/A
You'll have a grand time.
Thu. Aug 18 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Mining & Bears
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Mining & Bears

Travel to the Mn Discovery Center in Chisholm then to the Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary to visit with black bears in Orr. Depart at 12 p.m. Return ~9 p.m Museum fees are included. Meals not included.

Aug 18, Thu.,
noon-5 p.m.
TBA, N/A
Nice eating place at the MN Discovery Center. We should see lots of bears!
Sun. Sep 11 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Old Log Theatre: MIllionDollarQuartet
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Old Log Theatre: MIllionDollarQuartet

This Broadway musical held at the historic Old Log Theatre in Excelsior, MN captures the memorable day when 4 Rock n’ Roll greats made music history. Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. Meals not included.  Held in one of America’s oldest theaters. Depart 10 a.m. Return ~7 p.m.  Show fee is included. Meals not included.

Sep 11, Sun.,
10 a.m.-7 p.m.
TBA, N/A
Afternoon show.
Sun. Sep 25 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Wear period garb if you wish. 16 stages of live entertainment. Depart 8:30 a.m. Return ~8 p.m Your festival pass is included. Food is not. There is a youth discount available for this one.

Sep 25, Sun.,
8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
TBA, N/A
A great affair! Step back in time.
Sun. Oct 09 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Bayfield Apple Fest
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Bayfield Apple Fest

Eat apples and more. Shop from artists/vendors.

Oct 09, Sun.,
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
TBA, N/A
Enjoy this big time fest without the hassle of driving yourself.
Sun. Oct 23 Up North Excursions Day Trip: Up the Shore: Park & Pie
Up North Excursions Day Trip: Up the Shore: Park & Pie

Gooseberry Falls State Park then a lunch stop at Betty's Pies. Meals are on your own.

Oct 23, Sun.,
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
TBA, N/A
Nothing beats heading up the shore. Even the drive is worth it.
Sat. Nov 19 Get Great Stuff Local Art & Gift Fair
Get Great Stuff Local Art & Gift Fair
Visit the main Art & Gift Fairs Page

Local made items - creative treasures. Books, pottery, sewn items, and much more.

Nov 19, Sat.,
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Duluth Congregational Church, 3833 E. Superior St.
Sat. Dec 03 Get It Local Gift Fair
Get It Local Gift Fair
Visit the main Art & Gift Fairs Page

Locally made art and gifts from the Twin Ports.

For artisans and non-profit organizations within the municipal boundaries of Duluth and Superior only. This ultra-local fair is the place to shop and the bonus is you get to meet the people that make the cool things locally.

Dec 03, Sat.,
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Av. E, Duluth
Sat. Dec 10 Get To The Point: Awesome Art & Gift Fair
Get To The Point: Awesome Art & Gift Fair
Visit the main Art & Gift Fairs Page

3026 Minnesota Ave. Shop local. Meet the artists.

Quality and unique gift items abound. Artisans are all from the Northland.

Dec 10, Sat.,
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lafayette Square, Park Point, 3026 Minnesota Ave, Duluth
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