Duluth: Santa returns to the Miller Hill Mall with a breakfast event 8-10 a.m. at Old Country Buffet. Kids 12 and younger receive a free breakfast with a paid adult. Then, Santa will settle into his outpost in the mall’s Old Navy Court. Visits to Santa are free.
Amnicon: The Happy Crafters Holiday Craft and Bake Sale runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Amnicon Town Hall, five miles west of Poplar on Highway 2. Free coffee; lunch served.
Superior: The WITC-Superior Nursing Club sponsors a holiday collection for the Union Gospel Mission of Duluth 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Superior Walmart to provide area residents in need with a small gift during the holiday season. Donations collected include the following gifts for children ages 12-16, walkmans, puzzles, games, clothing, makeup, movies, DVDs (not R-rated), music CDs, food and hygiene products.
Superior: Operation Mugs and Hugs is a chance for parents to have their children fingerprinted, swabbed for DNA and photographed 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mariner Mall. The information is given to parents for safekeeping.
Duluth: Animal Allies holds an open house featuring holiday pet photos, a low-cost microchip clinic, reduced adoption fees, family activities and more from noon to 5 p.m. at 4006 Airport Road. Free. The open house continues from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Duluth: Author William Durbin signs copies of his young readers’ books, including “Blackwater Ben,” “Wintering” and others 1-2 p.m. at the Bookstore at Fitgers.
Duluth: The Lake Superior Singles host a potluck and game night at Carol’s 5-10 p.m. You must call (218) 940-2248 to register. We’ll eat at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share.
Cable: A class on pairing wine and food runs 6-8 p.m. at Brick House Café. Cost $20. To register, go to www.witc.edu/search or call (715) 682-4591, ext. 3170.
Duluth: A Community Barn Dance begins at 8 p.m. in the Duluth Arts Institute, 2229 W. Second St. Music provided by the Kettle Creek String Band. Workshops begin at 6 p.m. and there will be a performance after the dance at 9:30 p.m. Smoke and alcohol free. New dancers welcome. Cost $8 for adults, $6 for students, low income, seniors and members, $2 for children. Visit www.tamarackdance.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica Chamber Choir and Collegiate Chorus presents a fall concert at 3 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The concert of sacred and secular choral music is free.
Poplar: Douglas County Public Health Service hosts an H1N1 vaccination clinic 3-7 p.m. at Mission Covenant Church, 5161 S. County Road P. The clinic is for pregnant woman; health care and emergency service personnel with direct patient contact; people who live with children younger than six months; children ages six months to four years; and children ages 5-18 and adults 19-64 with chronic medical conditions.
Superior: A presentation on National Runaway Prevention runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. November is National Runaway Prevention Month. The presentation raises awareness of the issues facing runaways and educate the public about the role they can play in preventing youths from running away. Free.
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.
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.
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.