Duluth: Lake Superior Singles meet at 6 p.m. at Perkins East on London Road for dinner, dessert and conversation.
Duluth: Valley Youth Centers holds a fundraiser for kids called RO@C4K (Rockin’ Out at Clyde for Kids) Benefit Concert at Clyde Iron Works in West Duluth. Rock bands Aftershock and MYNX perform at 6 and 8 p.m. After the headlining bands perform a group of Valley Youth Center kids and former AmeriCorps members play onstage. Tickets are $15 each and the event includes a silent auction and pizza buffet. Proceeds go to the Valley Youth Centers of Duluth.
Hermantown: Flashlight tours run through Oct. 20 on Friday and Saturday nights at Engwall’s Corn Maze, 4749 Hermantown Road. The tours begin at dusk and run through 8:30 p.m. Admission is $8.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon near the SS Meteor, rain or shine.
Bayfield: The Superior Shore Pottery Tour runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Six potters open their studios to demonstrate their techniques. This is an opportunity to meet the artisans, tour their studios and view and purchase pottery from the source. The studios are located within 20 miles of each other from Washburn to Bayfield and Madeline Island. For a list of participating studios, go to Superiortour.org or contact Eckels Pottery at (715) 779-5617 or email email@example.com.
Superior: End of Summer BASH for the Superior Salvation Army Food Shelf starts at 10 a.m. at Grumpy’s Tavern, 3823 E. Second St. Cost is $10 per person with $1 off for every nonperishable food item donated at registration. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the ride starts at noon. There will be a 50/50 giveaway, door prizes and food. Proceeds go to the Superior Salvation Army Food Shelf. Call (715) 392-3570.
Superior: Grandmothers for Peace Northland Chapter hold its annual fall potluck meeting 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. The “1000 Peace Crane” travelling exhibit will be unveiled. Members are asked to bring a dish to share. Call (715) 718-0710.
Duluth: Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad celebrate its 100-year-old passenger coaches with an open house 1-3 p.m. at 7100 Grand Ave., across from the zoo. Coach 29 and coach 85 were built by the American Car & Foundry Company and owned by the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad. The first 200 adults and 200 children will receive free coupons from McDonalds. There will be door prizes, cake and beverages served, and tours of the passenger coaches to share the history of the coaches.
Duluth: The Duluth Photography Institute exhibits iPhoneography, a showcase of local artists who are part of the growing number of smartphone photographers. An opening reception runs 5-8 p.m. The exhibit runs through October.
Iron River: Knights of Columbus Council 12738 holds its annual Chicken Dinner fundraiser 5-7 p.m. in the St. Michael Pariah Hall, 68105 S. George Street. Saturday evening Mass will be at 4 p.m. followed by the dinner at 5 p.m. Cost is $8 adults, $6 6-12 years; 5 and younger free. Take-outs available. Proceeds go to the Knights of Columbus charity fund.
Pattison Park: The Friends of Pattison and Amnicon Falls State Parks is sponsoring the 17th annual Fall Colorama at Pattison State Park. There will be free admission to the park 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. A number of family activities are planned. A concession stand will be available. Activities run 1-3:30 p.m. Pattison State Park is 12 miles south of Superior on State Highway 35. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: The town of Superior Volunteer Fire Department hosts a pancake breakfast 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the town hall, 4917 S. State Highway 35. Proceeds go to the Town of Superior Fire & Rescue Department for equipment and training. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for kids age 5 and younger.
Hayward: Northwoods Strings hosts its third annual Wine Gala Fundraiser 3-5 p.m. at McCormick House. Admission entitles you to a bounty of tasty gourmet appetizers, a selection of five wines and a music performance by students. Call Dayle Quigley at (715) 558-29210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior: Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital Superior Auxiliary meets at 10 a.m. in the courtyard room on the lower level of the hospital.
Duluth: La Leche League of Duluth offers a playgroup 10 a.m. to noon at Chester Park in the “warm” months, with First United Methodist Church (Coppertop) as a rain site. Babies and children of all ages welcome. Feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch for yourself and your children. Call (218) 499-9504.
Duluth: Meet at the Park Point Recreation Center parking lot near the soccer fields at 6:30 a.m. for autumn birding strolls with Erik Bruhnke sponsored by the Duluth Audubon Society. Free.
Duluth: The Parent 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 the chapel. Free. Call (218) 781-4402.
South Range: TOPS WI987 meets at the Parkland Town Hall on County Highway K with weigh-in from 8:15-8:45 a.m. and the meeting 9-10 a.m. New members are welcome.
Duluth: The 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 the chapel. Free. Call (218) 781-4402.
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 Ed Laureys and David Lee. Bring snacks to share. Admission is $5, and lunch and coffee served at 2:30 p.m. All couples and singles welcome.
Duluth: Learn about school gardens and what they can teach us at 7 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Free but donations are accepted. Go to www.hartleynature.org or call (218) 724-6735.
Cable: Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board meets at 10 a.m. at Telemark Resort.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary holds a meat raffle at 6:15 p.m. Coney’s are served 5-7 p.m. All money raised goes to local charities.
Lake Nebagamon: “Taste of Autumn,” a great sampling of wines, brews and food runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Church on Highway B in downtown Lake Nebagamon. Tickets are $25 and are available at the door or by phone, (715) 374-3570.
Duluth: Minnesota author Mary Casanova discusses creating her wide range of books from her just released young adult novel “Frozen” to her picture books for children and American Girl “McKenna” starting at 7 p.m. in Norway Hall, 21 A. Lake Ave. N. Margi Preus, author of “Shadow on the Mountain” also takes part in the event.