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July 11

Wednesday

Superior: Head of the Lakes Fair. 4H and open class judging, 9 a.m.; Horse Play Day, 1 p.m.; doughnut eating contest, 5 p.m.; hot dog eating contest, 7 p.m.; The Circuit Breakers Band, 7 p.m. Visit headofthelakesfair.com.

Superior: The Superior Downtown Farmers' Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1215 Banks Ave., the city parking lot adjacent to the World of Wheels Skate Center.

Superior: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Douglas County) hosts a free peer support group 5:30-7 p.m. at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital Community Room. Contact Chrissy at 920-452-5152 or ChrissyBarnard22@gmail.com.

Superior: DeepWater Kids perform variety rock and pop music for Bayside Sounds at 6 p.m. at Barker’s Island Festival Park.

July 12

Thursday

Superior: Head of the Lakes Fair. Senior bingo, 1:30 p.m.; horse demonstration, 6 p.m.; Douglas County Beef Improvement Association beef auction, 7 p.m.; The Most Wanted band, 8 p.m. Visit headofthelakesfair.com.

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion is looking for volunteers to help it maintain the gardens 5-7 p.m. at 906 E. Second St. No experience necessary. A gardener will be on hand to work with volunteers. Call 715-394-5712 for information.

Duluth: The St. Louis County Historical Society is hosting a free workshop, “Basic Genealogy: How to Create a Working Binder,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ruth Maney Room on the ground floor of the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Attendees will learn how to search for, understand and sort through historical and family documents to create an easy-to-read binder. A Toolkit for Beginners, free to attendees, will include local, state and national resource as well as tips for successful genealogy research. Workshop leader Kathleen Cargill is an experienced teacher of basic genealogy. Seating is limited; call 218-733-7586 to reserve a place. Refreshments served.

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