Events For 08/26/2023

8am-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival

This 400-meter race is a straight course that takes place in the Superior Bay off of Barker's Island in Superior. There is ample space for spectators and all the activities associated with the festival. The event is family friendly, has no admission fee for spectators, and is tons of fun.

Barker's Island Hwy2/53 and Marina Drive, Superior

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

8:45am-noon Sat. Aug. 26

Barker's Island Farmer's Market

The Barker’s Island Farmer’s Market will relocate to the Superior Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 26 due to the Dragonboat Festival.

9am-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

Car Show & Swap Meet

Across The Pond Veterans Park 68490 Redwine Rd., Iron River

10am-2pm Sat. Aug. 26

Minnesota Ballet- Saturday Sampler

Come join the Minnesota Ballet at the Depot for our Saturday Sampler on August, 26th from 10:00 am-2:00 PM It’s time to get your feet ready for fall! 🩰😊🎊 Minnesota Ballet at St. Louis County Depot #comedancewithus #Minnesotaballet

Depot 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Sat. Aug. 26

Lake Superior Estuarium OPEN

Summer Open Hours! The Lake Superior Estuarium is a gateway to the headwaters of the Great Lakes. Beautiful interactive displays tell stories of the St. Louis River Estuary, Lake Superior, and the communities on their shores. The exhibit hall includes a play area for young children, maps to orient you to the largest estuary on Lake Superior, and information to help you get out and explore.

Lake Superior Estuarium 3 Marina Dr., Superior

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Sat. Aug. 26

Meet the Artist at Two Loons

Two Loons – Art, Gifts, Apparel, and Décor will be hosting over 30 of our artists this summer as part of our 2023 “Meet the Artist” series. Two Loons represents over 200 local and regional artists whose work encompasses a wide range of media and styles focused on the natural beauty, history, and the lifestyle of our Northland and North Shore Environment. Come visit and support these artisans.

Two Loons Gallery & Boutique 2025 W. Superior St., Duluth

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon Sat. Aug. 26

Tribute Fest

Bayfront Festival Park 704 W. Railroad St., Duluth

5-8pm Sat. Aug. 26


Fortune Bay Resort Casino 1430 Bois Forte Rd., Tower

6-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

John Cron

Castle Danger Brewery 17 7th St., Two Harbors

6-8pm Sat. Aug. 26

Living Luminaries Series: Ken Waldman

Ken Waldman is a writer and musician in Anchorage, Alaska who has written over 16 volumes of poetry and many books. Waldman also plays old-time Appalachian fiddle, clawhammer banjo and mandolin on his nine albums of original Appalachian-style music…

Northerly School of Music 20 N. 2nd Ave. E., Duluth

Cost: $15-$25 Sliding Scale

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Aug. 26

Andrew Huber

Sir Benedict's Tavern 805 E. Superior St., Duluth

6pm Sat. Aug. 26


Klockow Brewing 36 SE 10th St., Grand Rapids

6pm Sat. Aug. 26

New Salty Dog

Rugged Spruce Golf Club 2871A Sundberg Rd., Mahtowa

6:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

John Perkins

Edge Center for the Arts 101 2nd Ave., Bigfork

7pm Sat. Aug. 26

Fenestra Funk

Bent Paddle Taproom 1832 W. Michigan St., Duluth

7pm Sat. Aug. 26

Chris Holm

Rapids Brewing 214 N Pokegama Ave., Grand Rapids

7pm Sat. Aug. 26

Clara Byom

Black Cat Coffeehouse 211 Chapple Ave., Ashland

7pm Sat. Aug. 26

Babie Eyes

Bent Paddle Taproom 1832 W. Michigan St., Duluth

7:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Jane Gang

Bridge's Bar 6891 S. Lake Ave., Lake Nebagamon

8:30pm Sat. Aug. 26

Lost Marbles

Up Yonder on 61 1615 W. Hwy. 61, Grand Marais

9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Pro Comedy Tour

Dubh Linn Irish Brew Pub 109 W. Superior St., Duluth

9pm Sat. Aug. 26

Joel Ward

Sir Benedict's Tavern 805 E. Superior St., Duluth

9pm Sat. Aug. 26


Black Bear Casino Cobalt Nightclub I-35 & 210, Carlton