Friday, Aug. 23
Superior: 18th Annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival, Barker’s Island Marina. Opening ceremonies, 6 p.m. Organized by Harbortown, Superior and Superior Sunrise Centennial Rotary clubs. Proceeds benefit charitable partners and Twin Ports Rotary clubs. Visit lakesuperiordragons.com.
Saturday, Aug. 24
Superior: Border Town Betties pancake breakfast, 7:30-11 a.m., Dragon Boat Festival, Barker’s Island. Pancakes, sausage and coffee will be served. Proceeds go to Sept. 14 Pin Up Pub Crawl, which benefits the Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse.
Superior: 18th Annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival, Barker’s Island Marina. Heats begin at 8 a.m. Organized by Harbortown, Superior and Superior Sunrise Centennial Rotary clubs. Proceeds benefit charitable partners and Twin Ports Rotary clubs. Visit lakesuperiordragons.com.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Superior Public Library.
Maple: Old-Brule Historical Society flea market and indoor rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Maple Town Hall. Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Monticello School Museum and Archives, which is undergoing a renovation.
Superior: Brats, Bakery, Bagging, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Superior One Foods, 1515 Oakes Ave. Funds go to Superior High School Spanish Department’s 2020 trip to Costa Rica.
Brule: Brule State Fish Hatchery family fun day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 13847 E. Hatchery Road. Catch and release fishing; fly tying and casting; kids archery, casting and laser shoot; fish fileting demonstration; fish printing (bring a T-shirt or buy one on site); hatchery tours; and aquatic invasive species and fire suppression equipment displays. Free. No admission sticker needed the day of the event.
Amnicon: Paul Hlina, research botanist, presents “Native Plant Landscaping in Environmentally Sensitive Areas,” 7 p.m., Amnicon Falls State Park.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Superior: Downtown Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1215 Banks Ave.
Friday, Aug. 30
Duluth: Duluth Superior Pride art exhibition closing reception, 7-9 p.m., Zeitgeist Arts Atrium. Appetizers provided. Duluth Superior Pride committee’s group show, “GLBTAQI2S+ Alphabet,” features 11 local artists. Runs through Sept. 2.
Saturday, Aug. 31
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Marina Drive.
Solon Springs: North Country Trail Association’s Brule-St. Croix Chapter group hike, 9 a.m., Historic Brule-St. Croix Portage, 4 miles. Meet at KD’s Restaurant. Visit www.meetup.com/sscbhikers or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Pattison Park: Mollie Kreb of the Cable Natural History Museum presents “Bee Amazed by Native Pollinators,” 7 p.m.