Superior: Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital Superior Auxiliary 3500 Tower Ave., holds its annual Holiday Happenings 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Community Room on the first floor of the hospital. This sale features holiday items and a homemade bake sale.
Superior: The Girls Just Wanna Have Fun shop hop runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Antiques on Belknap, Art in the Alley, Kate by Courtney & Leigh, Peachie’s Stained Glass, Wine Beginnings and Lake Superior Garden Center offer in-store specials, goodies, refreshments, door prizes and, for those who visit all three stores, a chance to register for a $300 grand prize.
Duluth: The Lake Superior Ragtime Society presents an “Evening in Ragtime” concert 6-9 p.m. in the Tower Music Hall Room 3625 at the College of St. Scholastica. Free. Donations appreciated.
Duluth: The first “Rockin’ for Amberwing” benefit with MYNX and Friends begins at 7 p.m. at Grandma’s Sports Garden in Canal Park. Tickets are $20.
Duluth: Robert F. Kennedy Jr., vice chair and chief prosecuting attorney for Riverkeeper, talks about Our Environmental Destiny at 7 pm in the Marshall Performing Arts Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $8 general admission, UMD student tickets free. Contact 218-726-8561, 218-726-8877 or www.tickets.umn.edu.
Duluth: Join Duluth’s local colleges and businesses and learn about how to be financially fit, choosing and paying for the right college and how to be a successful homeowner or renter. Lectures and workshops begin at 8:30 a.m. with free coffee and pastries and sessions start every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. to noon at Lake Superior College in the E building, 2101 Trinity Road. Free with registration. Call 612-677-2241.
Superior: A Pancake Breakfast runs 9 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center, 1805 N. 16th St.
Ashland: Northern Waters Library Service Board of Trustees meets at noon at the NWLS Headquarters.
Two Harbors: A beacon lighting to commemorate the Nov. 10, 1975, sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald runs noon to 6 p.m. at Split Rock Lighthouse, 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Road. A film about the Fitzgerald runs continuously in the visitor center theater. The names of the 29 lost crew members will be read at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per person; free for Minnesota Historical Society members.
Duluth: Cullen Horne, Hamlin Music Academy and Grand Central Music store, presents the Northland Drum Fest 2-4 p.m. in the banquet room of Mr. D’s Bar and Grill, 5622 Grand Ave. The free area wide drumming event targets drum education and equipment in the Twin Ports area. Call 715-817-8204. Order your free tickets to be picked up at event at email@example.com.
Superior: Sample a global feast, then sit back and enjoy acts including Japanese “tap” and “Gangnam Style” dancing during Cultural Night 2012, sponsored by the World Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Dinner runs 5-7 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room with the show at 7 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main. Show tickets are $10 for non-students, $5 for students and seniors; dinner and a show tickets are $15 for non-students, $9 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in the Yellowjacket Union through today or at the door. Call 715-394-8138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica Concert and Jazz Bands host a Centennial Alumni Comeback Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Tickets cost $5 and are free for St. Scholastica band alumni, students, and sisters of the Monastery. A reception follows in the Mitchell foyer.
Superior: In remembrance of Veteran’s Day, the Superior Elks Lodge, 1503 Belknap St., hosts a Veteran’s Day Dinner, starting at 12:30 p.m. downstairs. The dinner is free for all veterans, and their significant others. Cost is $8 for nonveterans. Call 715-394-7403 to reserve a spot.
Ashland: NWWIB Inc. and NWCEP Inc. Executive Committee meets at 10 a.m. at the NWCEP, 422 Third St. W.
Superior: The Superior Area Retired Educators meet at noon at Vintage Italian Pizza. Committee members are Deborah Lucci, Nancy Wiisanen, Julia Blaisdell, Carolyn Sweeney, Marian Jensen, Mary Campbell and Carol Baker. Attorney Johanna Kirk presents a program on wills and guardianship. Call 715-394-5166.
Superior: The W.O.W. club meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck Restaurant, 1415 N. 46th St.
Duluth: A pie social and ribbon cutting ceremony marks the grand opening of Valentini’s Deli at St. Luke’s Hospital. Slices of pie and coffee are available 2-3 p.m. for a $1 donation. The deli is on the second floor skywalk next to St. Luke’s Gift Shop, 915 E. First St.
Superior: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is offering a free Career Seminar 4-6 p.m. at WITC-Superior. The seminar consists of self-evaluation, personality assessments, career clusters interest inventory, labor market trends, employability skills, goal setting and career decision-making. To register for the free Career Seminar, call 715-394-6677.
Superior: At 5:30 p.m., in the Superior library peak area, the Clef Society features UWS Scholarship winner Kylie Cochram in recital. The public is invited.
Superior: The MS support group meets 6-8 p.m. at the North Country Independent Living, 69 N. 28th St., Suite 28., Mariner Mall near Food Service Market. There will be no speaker. Call Pam at 715-394-6958, or Marie at 715-394-3224.
Superior: The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435, and its Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior. A potluck dinner starts at 6 p.m.
South Range: TOPS WI987 meets for weigh in 8:15-8:45 a.m. and meeting 9-10 a.m. at the Parkland Town Hall on Highway K. 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.
Duluth: The Young Widow/Widower Grief Support Group and 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.
Superior: Gospel meetings run 7-8 p.m. in the meeting room at the Superior Public Library. All are welcome.
Duluth: UMD Theatre presents “Bare Bones Dance Concert 2012” at 7:30 p.m. today and Thursday at the Tweed Museum of Art, 1201 Ordean Court. The evening features new dance works by students and faculty. Tickets are $6 each. Call 218-726-8561 or go to www.tickets.umn.edu.
Duluth: The Mental Health Support Group meets 5-7 p.m. at Miller Dwan Medical Center, 502 E. Second St., meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, eastside near the auditorium.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary holds a meat raffle at 6:15 p.m. and serves Coney’s 5-7 p.m. All money raised goes to local charities.
Superior: The Relay for Life Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Essentia-St. Mary’s Hospital. Current and new committee members welcome. Everyone is invited to take part.