Saturday, Duluth: Brenda Lambert signs “Sam’s Song” 1-2 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.
Saturday, Duluth: Barnes & Noble hosts a Book Fair at its Miller Hill Mall store. Purchases made raise money for the Friends of Library in Duluth. The support voucher can be picked up at www.duluth.lib.mn.us/CS/Friends.html.
Sunday, Mount Ashwabay: Gaelic Storm continues to broaden the musical horizons of the Celtic music genre during its fourth appearance at Big Top Chautauqua at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32, $26 and $20. Visit www.bigtop.org or call (888) 244-8368.
Wednesday, Superior: Chrissy Gardiner, knitwear designer, presents “From Skeptic to Advocate: A Hand Knitting Pattern Designer’s Romance with Toe-Up Socks” in the Superior Public Library classroom at 7 p.m. Refreshments provided by the Friends.
Wednesday, Duluth: A free medical clinic at the Lake Superior Life Care Center, 101 W. Second St., Room 109 runs 1-4 p.m. Call 727-3399 to schedule an appointment for non-emergency medical care.
Sunday, Duluth: A free hands-on fun day for the whole family runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the second annual “Art in Me” at Chester Bowl. Enjoy music, dance, clay-sculpting, painting, mosaic-making, puppets, and more. Vendors sell food and refreshments so you can spend the whole day. For more information, call (218) 625-6200, or go to duluthandbeyond.org.
Monday, Cable: Cable Natural History Museum celebrates its first year in the new museum 1-3 p.m. during Family Fun day. Free. For information, contact (715) 798-3890 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Duluth: A Girls’ Night Out fashion show to benefit the Minnesota Ballet starts at 6 p.m. at Aces on First, 113 W. First St. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne and fashions from Maurices. Admission: $10.
Friday-Saturday, Superior: The 8th annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival gets underway Friday at 2 p.m. with musical entertainment. The Rose Petal Ceremony for breast cancer survivors begins at 5:20 p.m., followed by the parade of teams and waking of the dragon at 5:30 p.m. and entertainment until midnight. Saturday, start the day with the Superior Optimists Pancake breakfast at 7 a.m.; racing begins at 8 a.m. There’ll be activities for the kids and entertainment throughout the day. All activities take place on Barker’s Island. A free shuttle to the island runs from the Mariner Mall 4-11:50 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. to 9:50 p.m. Saturday.
Monday, Bayfield: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore presents “The National Parks: This is America,” a film by Ken Burns at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s headquarters visitor center, Bayfield’s Old County Courthouse on Washington Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets. Seating for 60 people is allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For more information, call (715) 779-3397, extension 399.
Saturday, Superior: The Barker’s Island Farmer’s Market runs 8 a.m. to noon at the Superior Public Library. The market returns to Barker’s Island next weekend.
Tuesday, Wentworth: Wentworth Farmer’s Market opens 2:30-6 p.m. at Wentworth Garden Center two miles east of Poplar on Wentworth Road. Call 363-2678.
Wednesday, Superior: The Winter Street Farmer’s Market runs 1-5 p.m. at the Winter Street Depot parking lot.
Saturday, Gordon: The Get-Er-Done recreational club of Gordon hosts an ATV fun pull and snowmobile/ATV swap meet at the Gordon ballpark. Vendors set up at 7 a.m. with ATV pull registration at 9 a.m. The pull starts at noon. The gates open to the public at noon. Admission: $5. Call Rod at (715) 556-4546 or go to www.get-er-done.org for information.
Saturday, Duluth: Local groups host the first “Habitat Festival” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center. The goal is to educate the public on the importance of including native plants in home landscapes and features a native plant sale. Free.
Monday, Hermantown: The Northern Liberty Alliance sponsors the “Freedom & Liberty Picnic,” 4-8 p.m. behind Skyline Lanes, 4894 Miller Trunk Highway, on the former site of the Golf Sky dome. Several speakers are scheduled to talk about free market economics, rights vs. privileges, and health care. Bring a sign and take part in our sign contest. For information, contact Bob Hansen at (218) 391-3901 or visit www.northernlibertyalliance.org.
Monday, Superior: The Superior Central High School Class of 1957 meets for lunch at noon at Barker’s Island Restaurant. Final plans for the “70th Birthday Bash” on Wednesday will be made. All classmates, spouses, and guests invited to attend.
Tuesday, Ashland: James Langdon from the Wisconsin Department of Administration presents information 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on selling to the state of Wisconsin. Free.