Saturday, Superior: Fine arts and crafts are available during the Superior Holiday Art Fair 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Superior Middle School cafeteria. Free admission and parking. An art raffle will be held. For information, call (715) 398-5970.
Saturday, Duluth: The Senior High Honor Band performs under the direction of Mark Whitlock at 4 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Free.
Saturday, Duluth: Jeredt Runions of Solon Springs and nine other up-and-coming artists are featured during an art show open house 7-9 p.m. at The Venue at Mohaupt Block, 2024 W. Superior St. Stay for the party from 9 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rex in the Fitger’s Brewery Complex featuring the music of Gypsy Lumberjacks. The art show remains open through November.
Saturday, Duluth: Lake Superior Writers holiday book fair and reading runs 2-6 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist community space, 835 W. College St.
Saturday, Ashland: Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra hosts a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Alvord Theater at Northland College. The program includes works from Mendelssohn and Beethoven and features piano soloist Aaron Frater. Tickets are $5, $4 for seniors or students.
Sunday, Duluth: Concert Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs at 3 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $5 for students; $3 for UMD students. Call (218) 726-8877 or visit www.tickets.umn.edu.
Monday, Duluth: Jeanette Thompson, soprano, and Özlem Ebesek, piano, perform at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $19 for adults, $17 for seniors and $5 for students.
Tuesday, Superior: Beth Gucinski of Superior presents her junior piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in Webb Recital Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Superior campus. Free. Gucinski is a 2007 graduate of Superior High School. Her parents are Daniel and Carol Gucinski.
Saturday, Superior: Cathedral School holds its 11th annual “Wish Upon A Star” dinner auction fundraiser at the Barker’s Island Inn and Conference Center, at 5:30 p.m. It features live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing for the community. Tickets are $40 and available at the school’s main office. Call (715) 392-2976.
Saturday, Superior: Eagles Auxiliary hosts a fall rummage sale, 1710 N. 12th. St. Table space is available for $10 for nonmembers, $5 for members. Auxiliary members are reminded to drop off donations before the sale for pricing. Call June at (715) 392-6560. Proceeds support local charities.
Saturday, Duluth: Women Rock, a breast cancer fundraiser where visitors can pamper themselves, shop and have fun, runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Spirit Mountain Recreation Area, 9500 Spirit Mountain Place. Admission is $3. Call (218) 525-1905, e-mail email@example.com or look it up online at www.charterwomenrock.com.
Tuesday, Superior: The Salvation Army of Superior invites the public to attend its annual Silent Auction and Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Billings Park Civic Center. Free and open to the public. Proceeds help the Salvation Army of Superior assist families in need this winter.
Tuesday, Superior: MS Support Group meets 6-8 p.m. at the Superior Public Library meeting room, 1530 Tower Ave. Call Pam at (715) 394-6958 or Marie at (715) 394-3224 for information.
Wednesday, Duluth: Lake Superior Life Care Center, 101 W. Second St., Room 109, offers a free medical clinic 1-4 p.m. Call 727-3399 for an appointment for nonemergency services.
Monday, Bennett: A special town meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Bennett Town Hall to discuss purchasing and financing a backhoe tractor. The regular town board meeting follows.
Monday, Superior: The Superior Area Retired Educators meets at the Shack Smokehouse and Grille at noon. Committee members for November are Carolyn Sweeney, Carol Baker, Roberta Moselle, Diane Rookey and Mavis Moran. The program features Mike Matejka, Superior High School teacher and advisor for “Senior Projects” and Kathi Madsen, United Way director, to discuss “Dolly Parton Imagination Library.” The menu includes a roast beef dinner or cashew chicken salad. Reservations due today. Call (715) 392-3783.
Monday, South Range: John L. & David L. Banks American Legion Post No. 418 meet at 7 p.m. at the old Bud’s Sunnyside Bar on County Highway C. All interested veterans are invited to attend.
Monday, Superior: Merry Maids HCE meets at 1 p.m. at the home of Pat Bergman. Co-hostess is Linda Williams. Bring $5 for the food shelf.
Monday, Superior: Bay Gardeners meets at 1 p.m. in Faith United Methodist Church. Nancy Gotham leads the stuffed animal workshop; animals are given to St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Room. Hostess is Marsha Holter.
Monday, Summit: The town of Summit Plan Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. to consider a zone change. A public hearing and special electors meeting will be held to discuss the 2010 budget and pass the town levy. This will be followed by the regular board meeting. On the agenda is the zone change request, sale of a dump and fire truck by bid, discussion on county’s forest access management plan and approval of 2010 budget.
Tuesday, Superior: The W.O.W. Club meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck to discuss the Christmas party plans.
Tuesday, Superior: Kiwanis meets at noon at the Superior Public Library for the Salvation Army bell-ringing kickoff.
Wednesday, Superior: The Central All Class Reunion Committee meets at 5 p.m. in the balcony area of Barker’s Island Inn. The group needs updated class lists for the reunion mailing. The reunion takes place Aug. 3-4, 2010. Call, e-mail or bring your class mailing list to the meeting.
Wednesday, Lake Nebagamon: An all-member meeting runs 6:30-8:30pm at St. Anthony Catholic Church. All members encouraged to attend.
Saturday, Duluth: Marshall School, 1215 Rice Lake Road, holds an open house from 1-3 p.m.
Saturday, Duluth: Join in simple, sacred circle dances for peace and unity using songs and prayers inspired by the world’s religious and spiritual traditions during “Dances of Universal Peace” 7-9 p.m. at the Friends Meeting House, 1802 E. First St.
Saturday, Iron River: The Iron River Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 10197 hosts a steak night 5-7 p.m. The meal is $10 and includes an 8-ounce rib eye (grill your own or have it grilled for you), baked potato, tossed salad, garlic toast and coffee. Cash bar available. Everyone welcome.
Monday, Duluth: Duluth International Folk Dancers meet in the gym 7-9 p.m. at Grant School, 1027 N. Eighth Ave. E., for free dancing fun. No partners needed.
Tuesday, Cable: A community dinner runs 5-6 p.m. at the Cable Community Center. Cable Area Resources in Emergencies and the Cable United Church of Christ prepares and serves the free meal. People can make a free will donation. Dinners will be held the second Tuesday of each month November-April. If your organization or business is interested in helping, call Deb Malesevich at (715) 739-6921.
Wednesday, Solon Springs: An adults-only class in traditional Okinawan-Japanese goju style karate runs 6-7 a.m. in the Solon Springs Community Center. Free. Wear loose workout clothing or a white karate uniform.
Tuesday-Saturday, Superior: The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center offers free admission to all veterans in commemoration of Veterans Day. Historical Center winter hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Spooner: A Veterans Day ceremony begins at 1 p.m. at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Speakers include Brigadier General USA (Ret.) Andrew Schuster, public affairs director of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran Sgt. Gabe Schauf of New Richmond.
Wednesday, Poplar: The Northwestern Middle School Encore Team presents a Veterans Day program at 2 p.m. at the school. The event features student speakers, songs, skits and a special message from Sen. Robert Jauch, D-Poplar.
Wednesday, Superior: The public is invited to join the staff and students at Cathedral School as they offer a special salute to POWs and MIAs at a Veterans Day Program beginning at 10 a.m. in the school gymnasium, 1419 Baxter Ave.
Wednesday, Superior: Volunteers are getting together at 1 p.m. at the YMCA to pack gift boxes to send to the troops overseas. If you’re interested in helping or donating to the cause, call Cathi at (715) 392-5611.