Port Wing: The Port Wing Area business association is sponsoring the third annual Plein Air Festival. Artists from throughout the region are creating paintings on location around town and along the Lake Superior shore. Special events and an exhibit of the works painted at 10:30 a.m. Free. Go to www.portwingwi.com.
Pattison Park: Meet the fiercest enemy of the porcupine with Justin and learn about the black bear of Wisconsin at 7 p.m., followed by an advanced no lights hike after dark. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon near the SS Meteor, rain or shine.
Superior: The seventh annual Lakefest runs noon to 8 p.m. at Barker’s Island, 15 Marina Drive. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free.
Cable: The third biannual Quilt Show sponsored by the Cable-Namakagon Historical Museum runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Cable Community Center on County Highway M. Free. Contemporary and traditional quilts will be on display, and exhibitors compete for the People’s Choice Awards in five categories voted on by attendees of the show. A quilt raffle gives the public a chance to support the Cable-Namakagon History Museum. Call Corinne Rasmussen at (715) 794-2140 or the Cable-Namakagon Historical Museum at (715) 798-5070.
Pattison Park: Travel back in time to meet the man behind the Pattison State Park, the man who saved the Big Manitou Falls. Then experience the life and success of the seven years of the CCC camp that built Pattison State Park at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Pattison Park: Jump aboard the Technology Queen at 1 p.m. and go in search of ten pots of gold with only an eTrex GPS unit (provided) to guide you. Register your pirate band since there are a limited number of GPS units available. Call (715) 399-3111. At 7 p.m., learn how to identify plants.
Superior: Superior Singers, directed by Brian MacDonnell, present their summer concert “Homeland,” a patriotic celebration created by Randy Vader and Jay Rouse, at 6:30 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church. Call (218) 348-8314 or visit www.superiorsingers.com.
Iron River: The Tri-County Recreational Corridor Commission meets at 6 p.m. at the Iron River Community Center.
Pattison Park: “Old Same Peabody, Peabody, Peabody!” at 7 p.m. ties together the bird’s image with its call and its English translation. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: The fifth annual Free Community Summer Picnic held in conjunction with National Night Out runs 4-6 p.m. at Bartley Manor and Woodland Way. Plans include a kid’s bounce house, prizes, free food and drinks, and visits from the Superior police and fire departments.
Superior: A Cancer Prayer Support Group meets 2-3 pm at Darrow Road Wesleyan Church, 4020 S. Darrow Road. Current cancer patients, those in remission and caregivers are encouraged to attend. This faith-filled meeting is open to all members of the surrounding community, regardless of church affiliation. Call (715) 399-8885.
Superior: The Douglas County Genealogy Club meets at 5 p.m. in the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Start your family tree or continue your research. The group is planning its fall conference, “Travelling the Records Road.” Free.
Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Babies and children welcome, lending library available. Call (218) 499-9504.
Superior: National Night Out runs 6:30-8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 2022 E. Second St., and features kids games, yard games and root beer floats. Bring a lawn chair. Music provided by Zion’s Praise Band.
Pattison Park: Wildlife Jeopardy tests your knowledge of the outdoors at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Duluth: Adult Grief Support Group meets 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and the chapel. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Duluth: Senior Citizen Grief and Loss Support Group meets 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and chapel. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Superior: Downtown Farmers Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot north of the Superior Public Library, rain or shine.
Superior: Senior Dancing runs 1-4 p.m. at the Superior Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Dance to the oldies by Rod Mattson & Mr. Ed and Dave. Bring snacks to share for lunch. Admission $5 and lunch and coffee is served at 2:30 p.m.
Lake Nebagamon: Story time begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Imogene McGrath Library.
Superior: Adult Grief Support Group meets 3:30-5 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in the classroom of the library, at 1530 Tower Ave.
Duluth: Young Widow/Widower Grief Support Group meets 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and chapel. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Superior: Bayside Sounds features Don’t Panic, variety, at 7 p.m. in Billings Park.
Pattison Park: Meet Mrs. Martin Pattison at 7 p.m. as Rachel Martin, dressed in authentic period costume, portrays Grace Pattison, wife of lumber baron and Superior mayor Martin Pattison. Call (715) 399-3111.
Pattison Park: Four-Mile Portage performs a mix of Appalachian Old Time fiddle and Celtic dance tunes at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad nonprofit employees’ social club invites active and former employees and their families to a picnic 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Billings Park newer pavilion. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12, due by Aug. 7. Purchase your membership card for $5. For tickets and information, call Kim Danalis (715) 394-1331, Tina (715) 394-1220, Greg (715) 394-1282, or John (715) 395-0554.