AITKINSaturday, 4 p.m., children’s games, ice cream and food in Aitkin City Park, with fireworks at dusk. Go to www.aitkin.com.
AURORASaturday, 4 p.m., Northern Lights Music Festival-Festive Fourth Concert, Mesabi East Auditorium, 601 N. First St. W. Concert by internationally acclaimed classical musicians. Free. Call (651) 216-7721. Go to www.northern lightsmusic.org.
BIWABIKSaturday, 9 a.m. 5K run/walk, 1 p.m. kiddie parade and 7 p.m. parade. Go to www.cityofbiwabik.com.
CLOQUETFriday: 7:30 p.m., street dance at Cloquet Labor Temple with music by One Hitter; 9 p.m., dance to Backlash at the Rendezvous and the Jury at Northeastern Saloon and GrilleSaturday: 11 a.m. parade in downtown Cloquet; noon, music by the Shackshakers in Veterans Park; noon to 3 p.m., Nifty Fifty Car Show at the Northeastern Saloon and Grille; noon to 7 p.m., grand opening beach party at the Beach in Pinehurst Park; 12:30 p.m., bingo at Moose Lodge; 12:30 p.m., Big Day Cloquet Race. Register at American Legion Club.;
1 p.m., Dash for Cash in Veterans Park; 1 p.m., Lorren Lindevig at Cloquet VFW; 2:45 p.m. Saturday, St. Anyway at Veterans Park;
3:30 p.m., Battle of the Band winner Breaking Glass at Northeastern Saloon and Grille; 4:30 p.m., Red Star Project at Veterans Park; 5:30 p.m., Shadows of Me at Veterans Park; 8:30 p.m., Movie in the Park: “Alvin and the Chipmunks”; 9 p.m., the Jury at Northeastern Saloon and Grille; and 10:15 p.m., fireworks over Veterans Park.
CROSBYSaturday, 11 a.m., parade, music in the park and fireworks. Go to www.aitkin.com.
DULUTHFriday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., celebrate the Fourth of July at Duluth Children’s Museum, 506 W. Michigan St. Free with Duluth Children’s Museum membership or Depot admission. Call (218) 733-7518. Go to www.duluthchildrens museum.org; Liebling Bros. Family Circus, South St. Louis Fairgrounds, Proctor, 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.Saturday, noon, Fourthfest at Bayfront Festival Park. Features children’s games, crafts, an F-16 flyover, music from Rock-A-Billy Revue, the Circuit Breakers, AM Rubin, Breaking Glass and the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and fireworks. Free. Liebling Bros. Family Circus, South St. Louis Fairgrounds, Proctor, 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Liebling Bros. Family Circus, South St. Louis Fairgrounds, Proctor; Los Lonely Boys at Bayfront Festival Park. Tickets: $25-$37.50; available at Electric Fetus. Call (218) 260-2342 or go to www.secretserviceconcerts.com. Gates open at 2 p.m.
ELYSaturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., children’s activities, bingo and food in Whiteside Park; 1 p.m. parade down Sheridan Street; 6:30 p.m. Ely City Band; 10 p.m. fireworks over Miner’s Lake. Go to www.ely.org.Sunday: 10 a.m., “Never on the Fourth of July” Boat Parade, beginning at the junction of Garden and Farm lakes. Go to www.ely.org.
GRAND MARAISSaturday, 6 p.m. parade downtown and fireworks at dusk over the harbor.
HOVLANDSaturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hovland Arts Festival at Hovland Town Hall and Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland. Music under the big tent, artwork and artwork raffle. Go to www.hovlandartfestival.com.
MOOSE LAKESaturday: Celebration in Moose Lake City park features food, music, bingo, street magician, children’s activities, parade, games and fireworks. Admission is free.
TOFTESaturday: 7:45 a.m. registration for Tofte Trek, a wilderness 10K walk/run and 1-mile race for children, Birch Grove Elementary School; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. festival; 1 p.m. parade and fireworks at dusk. Go to www.sugarbushtril.org/toftetrek.htm.
TOWER-SOUDANSaturday: pancake feed; 27th Vermilion Walk & Run; 11 a.m. parade; bingo, children’s races and patriotic concert at 6 p.m. in Breitung Recreation Area. Go to www.lakevermilioncommerce.com.
TWO HARBORSSaturday: 7:30 p.m. patriotic band concert in Thomas Owens Park band shell followed by an ice cream social and fireworks over the harbor at dusk.
ASHLANDSaturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ice cream social on courthouse lawn, 11 a.m. parade downtown; 2-4 p.m., cemetery walk at St. Agnes Cemetery; carnival; 7 p.m., car races at ABC Raceway with hot laps at 6:15 p.m.; 8 p.m., Chequamegon Bay Band Concert in Memorial Park, 9:45 p.m., fire run; and 10 p.m. fireworks overlooking Chequamegon Bay. Call (800) 284-9484.Sunday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bay Area Car Club Show at Bayview Park. Call (715) 682-6237.
BAYFIELDSaturday: Fireworks at dusk over Memorial Park.
CABLESaturday: Parade, softball tournament, picnic, book sale, kids’ carnival, music and fireworks.
CLAM LAKESaturday: Fireworks at dusk at Clam Lake Community Club.
CORNUCOPIASaturday: Fireworks over Cornucopia.Sunday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 64th anniversary of the Cornucopia Club’s annual fish fry in the Bell Town Hall. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for ages 11 and younger.
MADELINE ISLANDSaturday: 10:30 a.m. parade followed by patriotic speeches and music; noon to 4 p.m. cookout and art fair in the Rec Center and fireworks at dusk.
MELLENSaturday, 7 a.m., Mellen Library Bellringer Run beginning at Mellen City Hall garage. Call (715) 274-8331.
SUPERIORSaturday: 11 a.m. parade; 12:30 p.m. Tea Party at 1401 Tower Ave. Speaker: Superior Mayor Dave Ross;
3 p.m. car show and 10:30 p.m. fireworks. Parade route: Line up on Mortorelli Drive, west on Belknap Street to Ogden Avenue; then north on Ogden Avenue to Broadway Street.
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