Thursday-Saturday, Duluth: University of Minnesota Duluth theater department presents the musical “Sugar” at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage theater in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. It also runs at 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-31. Tickets are $17 for adults, $13 for seniors and students, $8 for children and $6 for UMD students. For information, call (218) 726-8561 or online at www.tickets.umn.edu.
Thursday, Superior: Tri-State Honor Jazz Band performs at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main, University of Wisconsin-Superior. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For information, call (715) 394-8115.
Thursday, Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica’s Kaleidoscope Multicultural Club hosts a salsa dance workshop in the Intercultural Center in the lower level of Tower Hall at 4:30 p.m. as part of the Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Free.
Friday, Duluth: Enjoy Los Pinguos, a mixture of Latin rhythms performed with Spanish guitars, a Cuban Tres, Peruvian cajon and harmonizing vocals from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium at the College of Saint Scholastica. Cost, $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, $10 for youth age 12 and under.
Friday-Sunday, Cable: The annual Full Circle Belly Dance Festival 2009 at Telemark Lodge opens Friday night and concludes Sunday with workshops all weekend. Tony Ferguson will be interviewing dancers of all skills and levels for a documentary on “Why Dance Belly Dance.” For information, go to www.bellydancefestivalwi.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Nov. 6-8, Superior: Bethel dinner theatre presents a comedy-drama “Mourning at Moorcroft.” Cost $20 for dinner and show, $10 show only. Tickets for dinner and show available until Nov. 1. Tickets for show only available at the door. Nov. 6 and 7, doors open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Nov. 8 doors open at 2 p.m. dinner will follow at 5821 John Ave. Call (715) 392-2033.
Friday-Saturday, Duluth: Rubber Chicken Theater presents the Twin Ports’ premiere of the comedy “Evil Dead: The Musical” at 7 p.m. both nights at the Venue at Mohaupt Block, 2024 W. Superior St. Tickets are $15 per person, with limited Splatter Zone Seating available for $25, which includes free commemorative t-shirt, and can be reserved by calling (218) 213-2780. Tickets will also available at the door.
Thursday, Superior: The Superior Eagle Club, 1710 N. 12th St., hosts a meat raffle at 6 p.m. Proceeds support local and national charities.
Today, Duluth: Friends of the Parks Duluth hosts a “Spotlight on the Parks” informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Chester Community Center at 15th Avenue East and East 5th Street.
Today, Duluth: Joseph Akol Makeer, a Lost Boy from Sudan, walked away from his village in 1987 to flee the genocide occurring in Southern Sudan and now he shares his story as part of the Alworth Institute International Lecture Series at 7 p.m. in Montague Hall 70 at the University of Minnesota Duluth. A reception follows.
Today, Thursday, Duluth: Interested high school students and their families are welcome to attend a College Fair in the Burns Wellness Commons at the College of St. Scholastica. The free event runs 6-8 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Thursday. For more information, contact Mary Meyer at (218) 723-6046.
Thursday, Superior: All women who have served in the military are invited to a Women Warrior Welcome Home Expo from noon to 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Memorial Center. The event is meant to honor the women who have served and ensure they are receiving their earned military benefits. For information, call Jeanne Rounsville, (715) 398-2955 or Jeff Hall, (715) 398-2902.
Thursday, Duluth: A free presentation on “Journalism in a Complicated Place: The Role of Community Journalism in South Africa” runs noon to 1 p.m. in the fourth floor rotunda of the University of Minnesota Duluth library. Open to the public.
Friday, Superior: Learn how to select and manage raspberries during the brown bag series for Master Gardeners hosted by UW-Extension. Call 395-1363.
Friday, Duluth: Historian John K. Cox gives a free talk entitled “Nationalism, Communism and National Identity in The Balkans” at 3:50 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on the College of St. Scholastica campus. The public is welcome to the speech and a reception that follows.
Thursday, Superior: Superior Kiwanis meets at Aces on 29th at noon. Eric Larson of the Courage Center is the speaker.
Thursday, Bennett: The town of Bennett board holds a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. to work on the 2010 budget.
Thursday, Superior: The Superior Days Issues Identification meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Superior Rothwell Student Center Ballroom. Free parking available in Lot No. 2 adjacent to student center.
Thursday, Superior: The Superior Central High School Class of 1957 holds its monthly luncheon get-together at noon at the Upper Deck Restaurant.