Tuesday, Oct. 17th, 2017

9am-4pm Tue. Oct. 17

UMD Entrepreneurship Conference

The UMD Entrepreneurship Conference brings together Twin Ports students, educators, entrepreneurs and innovators for a one-day event. Conference goers will hear from talented national, local, and regional entrepreneurs that are making an impact in their respective industries. The UMD Conference is 100% student run and is an initiative of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE).

Kirby Ballroom UMD Campus, Duluth

Cost: $40 for the Public, $25 for UMD Alumni, Free for Students

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 17

Parents and Pals Playtime

These events will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30am-11:30am starting on October 3rd, 2017. Here are a few details about our new program: - Parents and preschool-aged children are invited to come and play - Our fellowship hall will be converted into a play area with toys and flooring - Coffee and snacks will be available - This isn't childcare: parents must be present

Hope United Methodist Church 301 W. Saint Marie St., Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Tue. Oct. 17

As Above, So Below -- Paintings by Karen Owsley Nease

Describing her large-scale paintings of waves, Karen Owsley Nease says “I approach the immediate landscape in much the same way as a naturalist. Instead of words, I use paint. Through concentrated observation of the natural phenomena in my surroundings, I deepen my understanding of the larger system as a whole. My artwork is an act of witness.”

University of Wisconsin-Superior, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center Kruk Gallery 2144 Catlin Ave and 19th st, Superior

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Tue. Oct. 17

Greg Tiburzi

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 17

Learn to Curl

A free, introductory curling clinic with nationally-certified instructors. The club will provide the necessary equipment. Bring a medium-weight sweater or light jacket and a pair of very clean shoes (no street shoes, please). Online registration required.

Duluth Curling Club 327 Harbor Drive, Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Matinee Musicale presents Erin Keefe, violin

Matinee Musicale presents Erin Keefe, concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra, in a violin concert. Program will include music by Brahms, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Smetana and Saint-Saens.

Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica 1200 Kenwood Ave., Duluth

Cost: $20, $18, Students Free

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Oct. 17

Open Mic

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

Wednesday, Oct. 18th, 2017

9:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 18

Parents and Pals Playtime

These events will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30am-11:30am starting on October 3rd, 2017. Here are a few details about our new program: - Parents and preschool-aged children are invited to come and play - Our fellowship hall will be converted into a play area with toys and flooring - Coffee and snacks will be available - This isn't childcare: parents must be present

Hope United Methodist Church 301 W. Saint Marie St., Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 18

YWCA Women of Distinction Luncheon

Women of Distinction is celebrating 14 years of empowerment in 2017. Each year over 300 people come together to celebrate women in our community who make significant contributions to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. As always, this event includes a sit down lunch, presentation and award ceremony, and a free will donation ask.

Greysolon Ballroom by Black Woods 231 E Superior St, Duluth

Cost: Donation to YWCA Duluth

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Wed. Oct. 18

As Above, So Below -- Paintings by Karen Owsley Nease

Describing her large-scale paintings of waves, Karen Owsley Nease says “I approach the immediate landscape in much the same way as a naturalist. Instead of words, I use paint. Through concentrated observation of the natural phenomena in my surroundings, I deepen my understanding of the larger system as a whole. My artwork is an act of witness.”

University of Wisconsin-Superior, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center Kruk Gallery 2144 Catlin Ave and 19th st, Superior

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Wed. Oct. 18

A Power Lunch on Power Portraits @Duluth Courthouse, Fourth Floor

Join DAI guest lecturer Anne Dugan and special guest historian to explore the history of Duluth’s Mayoral Portraits. This talk will celebrate the rehanging and provide an opportunity to look at the art of portraiture and history behind those pictured.

Duluth Courthouse 100 N. 5th Ave W., Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5pm Wed. Oct. 18

Bill & Kate Isles

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 18

Whiskey Wednesday

Whiskey Wednesdays are every Wednesday in the month of October from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. A cash bar with beverages available for purchase will be present.

Glensheen Mansion 3300 London Road, Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Learn to Curl

A free, introductory curling clinic with nationally-certified instructors. The club will provide the necessary equipment. Bring a medium-weight sweater or light jacket and a pair of very clean shoes (no street shoes, please). Online registration required.

Duluth Curling Club 327 Harbor Drive, Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Wed. Oct. 18

Jim Hall

Thirsty Pagan Brewing 1623 Broadway St, Superior

6pm Wed. Oct. 18

Open Mic

Beaner's Central Coffeehouse 324 North Central Avenue, Duluth

6-10pm Wed. Oct. 18

Maxi Childs Trio

Blackwater Lounge 231 E. Superior St., Duluth

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Bluegrass Jam

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

8:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

Royale

The Red Herring Lounge 208 E. 1st St., Duluth

Thursday, Oct. 19th, 2017

9am-6pm Thu. Oct. 19

As Above, So Below -- Paintings by Karen Owsley Nease

Describing her large-scale paintings of waves, Karen Owsley Nease says “I approach the immediate landscape in much the same way as a naturalist. Instead of words, I use paint. Through concentrated observation of the natural phenomena in my surroundings, I deepen my understanding of the larger system as a whole. My artwork is an act of witness.”

University of Wisconsin-Superior, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center Kruk Gallery 2144 Catlin Ave and 19th st, Superior

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Oct. 19

Jerry Allen

Powerhouse Bar 408 Third Ave., Proctor

5-7pm Thu. Oct. 19

Cancer Research in your Community

Join us to learn more about how Essentia Health is partnering with patients in new ways to advance health care cancer research and make a healthy difference in people’s lives! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and drinks as you visit exhibitor booths and talk with researchers. This event is no cost and open to the public.

Clyde Iron Works 2920 W Michigan St, Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Oct. 19

Briand Morrison

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

6pm Thu. Oct. 19

Jimi Cooper

Thirsty Pagan Brewing 1623 Broadway St, Superior

6-10pm Thu. Oct. 19

Maxi Childs Trio

Blackwater Lounge 231 E. Superior St., Duluth

7pm Thu. Oct. 19

Tri-State Jazz Band

Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior

7pm Thu. Oct. 19

Celtic Jam

Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake 805 East Superior St., Duluth

9pm Thu. Oct. 19

Open Mic

Ugly Stick Saloon 3303 Belknap, Superior

Friday, Oct. 20th, 2017

9am-1pm Fri. Oct. 20

As Above, So Below -- Paintings by Karen Owsley Nease

Describing her large-scale paintings of waves, Karen Owsley Nease says “I approach the immediate landscape in much the same way as a naturalist. Instead of words, I use paint. Through concentrated observation of the natural phenomena in my surroundings, I deepen my understanding of the larger system as a whole. My artwork is an act of witness.”

University of Wisconsin-Superior, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center Kruk Gallery 2144 Catlin Ave and 19th st, Superior

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

Todd Eckart

Keyport Restaurant & Lounge 1900 Belknap Street, Superior

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 20

Maxi Childs Trio

Blackwater Lounge 231 E. Superior St., Duluth

7-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

Minnesota Ballet Presents "Clowns and Others"

The Ballet leaps into its 2017–18 season at Symphony Hall with Salvatore Aiello’s delightful work. Clowns dance, romp, and mime their way through a range of human emotions and experiences, whether squabbling over an oversized lollipop or balancing on a ribbon tightrope.. The evening also includes George Balanchine’s fiery “Tarantella” and other exciting works.

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth

Cost: Adult $19-$44, Student $14-$34, Child $12-$29

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Fri. Oct. 20

John Seguin

Rustic Bar 401 N. Central Ave., Duluth

Ongoing Events For 10/17/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Mic

Every Tuesday until Nov. 1, 9pm;