Saturday, Duluth: A Superior Grown Food Summit takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The event seeks to provide a forum for strengthening our food system and includes both a morning session and afternoon breakout sessions. Registration is $10, which includes a local food meal. More information, go to http://foodsummit.ning.com/.
Saturday, Duluth Ellie Schoenfeld and Linda Grover are featured in the Spirit Lake Poetry Series at 7:30 p.m. in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica.
Saturday, Cable: A course on pairing wine with food takes place from 6-8 p.m. at the Brick House Café. Cost $20. To register, go online to www.witc.edu/search or call (715) 682-4591, ext. 3170.
Pets visit Santa
Saturday, Iron River: Get you pet’s picture taken with Santa Claus for a good cause from 9 a.m. to noon at Northland Veterinary Services, 8560 Topper Road. Proceeds benefit Lake Superior Paws for Love. Picture prices start at $5. For information, call (715) 372-5590, e-mail email@example.com or look it up on the Web at www.northlandvet.net.
Free landfill use
Saturday, Superior: The city offers free landfill use 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Superior residents. For more information, call (715) 398-7222 or visit www.ci.superior.wi.us/landfill.
Saturday, Duluth: The scleroderma support group meeting runs 10-11:30 a.m. at SMDC in the Wisconsin Room, 407 E. Third St.
Saturday, Poplar: Peace Lutheran Church, U.S. Highway 2, offers Home for the Holidays Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features crafts, Christmas gifts, bookstore, cookie walk, holiday decorations and a kids corner.
Saturday, Superior: Crafts & Beyond Fall Craft Sale, 9-2 p.m. Superior Town Hall, 4917 S. Hwy 35. Shop a wide variety of crafted items. Lunch/bake sale fundraiser. All lunch/bake sale proceeds donated to Relay for Life.
Saturday, Cloquet: The Cloquet Public Library offers a free screening of the film “Alaska Far Away” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The library is located at 320 14th St. For information call (218) 879-1531.
Saturday, Moose Lake: The Moose Lake Covenant Church is hosting a special showing the new feature film “At the End of Slavery-the Battle for Justice in Our time,” at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Refreshments and childcare will be provided.
Bake sale, book signing
Saturday, Superior: A bake sale and book signing celebration of Beatrice Ojakangas new cookbook “Petite Sweets” takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairlawn Mansion and Museum. All proceeds benefit LSS/Bethany Crisis Nursery, a Duluth organization serving families with emergency needs. Admission free.
Saturday, Poplar: Spaghetti Dinner/Fundraiser for Norm Olson a stroke victim will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Northwestern Middle School. Adults $6, students $4, kids 5 and under free. Sponsored by the Poplar-Wentworth Lions Club.
Saturday, Superior: Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 202, 4-7 p.m. Adults $6, children $5. At United Presbyterian Church, 229 N. 28th St. Tickets available at the door, take outs available.
Sunday, Superior: A Spa Day Fundraiser for Harbor House Crisis Shelter takes place from 1-5 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 1531 Hughitt Ave. Participants can enjoy an afternoon of pampering, including hair styling, massages, nail care, facial makeovers and jewelry vendors. A flat fee of $25 allows participants to partake in all Spa Day events, including lunch. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (715) 394-9608.
Sunday, Hibbing: Chmielewski Funtime Band performs 1-5 p.m. at the Hibbing VFW. Admission is $5. Lunch is available for a small price.
Sunday, Gordon: North Shore Sounds presents “The Best In Womens’ Barbershop style entertainment,” directed by Brian Macdonnell at 4 p.m. at Gordon Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by Rav’n. Free will offering.
Monday, Duluth: Faculty Artist Recital features Thoedore Schoen on clarinet at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors; and free for students. For tickets, call 218-726-8877 or visit www.tickets.umn.edu.
Tuesday, Superior: Rebecca Farmer of Duluth presents a lecture recital about Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla at 7:30 p.m. in Webb Recital Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, Duluth: The concert and jazz bands at the College of St. Scholastica will stage a free fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Open to the public. A reception will follow in the Mitchell lobby.
Monday, Superior: The Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance holds a planning meeting from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave., for the planning of a peer support group for people in recovery from mental health issues. Free.
Monday, Duluth: A support group for community members with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis will gather at 8 p.m. in the Ontario Room of St. Mary’s Hospital, 407 E. Third St., to share stories, advice and knowledge on living with inflammatory bowel diseases.
Monday, Duluth: A breastfeeding support group for new and expectant moms from 5:30-7 p.m. St. Luke’s Pediatric Assoc., 1001 E. First Street, Suite 105. For information call 249-5489.
Tuesday, Duluth: Mended Hearts, a support group for those who have had heart surgery and their families, meets at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room at St. Mary’s Medical Center, 417 E. Third St. Ann Mickelson will talk about Coumadin. Call (218) 590-9134.
Tuesday, Duluth: Mended Hearts, a support group for those who have had heart surgery and their families, will meet 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room (down the hall to the left of the Information Desk) at St. Mary’s Medical Center, 417 East Third Street. Call 218-590-9134 for information.
Wednesday, Superior: The Alzheimer’s Association Douglas County Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Call 394-3611 for information.
Wednesday, Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). This month’s topic: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?: Starting Solids.” Babies and children welcome. Lending Library available. For more information, please call 341-8369, 525-1356, or (218) 393-2403.
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.
Monday, Superior: College bound students and their parents are invited to “From Good Grades to Skateboarding, There’s a College Scholarship for You,” a presentation with information on how to search for scholarships and tips for filling out applications. The presentation takes place at 6 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave.
Honoring Veterans Feast
Tuesday, Cloquet: The 16th annual Giving Thanks and Honoring Veterans Feast takes place at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. It begins with an Honoring of Veterans celebration at 3:30 p.m. followed by an honor song by the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Drum Group. A welcome to the feast begins at 5 p.m. with dinner served from 5:30-7 p.m. The evening concludes with a traveling song by the drum group. Free and open to the public.
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.
Wednesday, Duluth: St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center hosts a free appraisal of antiques and collectibles from noon to 3 p.m. in the rotunda, 506 W. Michigan St. Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services provides expert antique appraisal. Each person may bring up to two items.