Superior: Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast returns to Wisconsin Public Radio with Opera “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” with composer Jacques Offenbach at noon.
Duluth: Lois Duffey signs “Zillah’s Gift” noon-1 p.m. and John Koblas signs “The Phantom of the North Shore” 1-2 p.m. at Northern Lights Books & Gifts, 307 Canal Park Drive.
Duluth: Another Third Saturday Barn Dance runs at 7 p.m. at Peace Church, 1111 11th Ave. E. Music by the Merry Little Band. Smoke and alcohol free. New dancers welcome. Cost $8 for adults; $6 for low income; members, students and seniors, $2 for children. For more information go to www.tamarackdance.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior: The Harbor City Roller Dames women’s roller derby team takes on the Mississippi Valley Mayhem at the World of Wheels, 1218 Oakes Ave. Doors open at 10 p.m. and the bout starts at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio plays its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “Music of the Baroque Christmas” from 10 a.m. to noon, and “Messiah with the Pittsburgh Symphony” noon to 2 p.m.
Superior: Area clergy members share readings from “A Christmas Candle” beginning at 3 p.m. at Fairlawn Mansion. Admission is $4 for adults. Children age 12 and younger are free with any paid admission. Seating is limited. Call (715) 394-5712 for reservations.
Superior: Superior Singers perform “Shine On” at 4 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1924 Wyoming Ave.
Hibbing: Johnny Snidarich & the Bohunks perform for your dancing and listening pleasure 1-4 p.m. at the Hibbing VFW. Tickets $5 per person. Lunch is available for a small fee.
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.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio will be playing its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “Christmas with the Philadelphia Singers” 8-9 p.m.
Duluth: Brian Duren signs “Whiteout” 3-4 p.m. at Northern Lights Books & Gifts, 307 Canal Park Drive.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio plays its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “Christmas Around the Country” 8-9 p.m.
Lake Nebagamon: Story Time begins at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the McGrath Memorial Library, 11622 E. Highway B. Children are invited to hear stories and drink hot chocolate with Heather Kitzmann, a senior at Northwestern High School.
Duluth: Lake Superior Life Care Center, 101 W. Second St., Room 109, offers a free health clinic 1-4 p.m. Call 727-3399 for an appointment.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio plays its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “Echoes of Christmas” 8-9 p.m.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio plays its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” 9-11 a.m., “A Harpist’s Christmas” 11 a.m. to noon, “Welcome Christmas” noon to 1 p.m., “St. Olaf Christmas Festival” 1-3 p.m., and “A Chanticleer Christmas” 8-9 p.m.
Superior: Wisconsin Public Radio will be playing its 2009 holiday programming on 91.3 FM with “A Chanticleer Christmas” 9-10 a.m., “Christmas around the Country” 10-11 a.m., “Choirs and Carols” from 11 a.m. to noon, “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” noon to 2 p.m. and “A Christmas Carol with Jonathan Winters” 2-3 p.m.
Duluth: The Lake Superior Singles meets at 3 p.m. for a Christmas potluck at Carol’s. We will eat by 5 p.m. Must register early (218) 940-2248.