Today

Superior: North End Arts Gallery hosts a reception 5-7 p.m. for 'still, small voice' of Darnell Nelson at Broadway Street and Hammond Avenue. Call (715) 392-6007.

Duluth: Raise the Barn Dance and Silent Auction runs 5-11 p.m. at Clyde Iron Works Center, 2920 W. Michigan St. Proceeds benefit Modest Home Makeover. Admission is $5.

Duluth: The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship meets at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and dessert at the new Culver's Miller Hill Mall location. All area singles welcome. Call (218) 940-2248 to register.

Pattison Park: Park staff host a presentation on gray wolves of Wisconsin at 7 p.m. Other programs include Wildlife Double Jeopardy at 7 p.m. Saturday; an intermediate no lights hike at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Monday; geocaching at 7 p.m. Sunday; tree identification at 7 p.m. Monday; Wildlife Bingo at 7 p.m. Tuesday; waterfall photography at 7 p.m. Wednesday and music of the past at 7 p.m. Thursday. Programs are free but a park admission sticker is required. The park is 12 miles south of Superior on State Highway 35. Call (715) 399-3111.

Duluth: Minnesota Sea Grant invites the public to attend a cinematic all-water weekend. Learn more about the oceans at 7 p.m. tonight, the effect of over fishing at 5 p.m. Saturday and water privatization at 5 p.m. Sunday at Zinema 2, 2222 E. Superior St. Free.

Saturday

Superior: An open-air farmer's market runs 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot near the SS Meteor on Barker's Island, rain or shine.

Bennett: The Bennett Volunteer Fire Department 28th annual Flea Market and Bake Sale runs 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bennett Town Hall, U.S. Highway 53 and County Road L. Food served. Vendors welcome for $10 per space. Cash drawings for $200, $100, $50 and door prizes planned. For information, call Dale at (715) 374-3751, Joe at (715) 375-2183, Tom at (715) 375-2569 or Duane at (715) 375-5404.

Moose Lake: The 41st annual Agate Day Gem and Mineral Show runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Moose Lake High School gym and parking lot.

Duluth: Leaders of the Institute for Civility in Government, a nonpartisan, nonprofit based in Houston, offers a Civility Training Workshop 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2310 E. Fourth St.

Cable: Learn about wolves on the Namekagon River 1-4 p.m. and the natural history of black bears at 7:30 p.m. at the Cable Natural History Museum. Free, but donations accepted.

Duluth: An evening of music to raise money for CHOICE, unlimited's ARTS program begins at 7:30 p.m. at Beaner's Central Coffee Shop, 324 N. Central Ave. Bands include The Alrights and Lookdown Moon. CHOICE, unlimited is a day program dedicated to supporting individuals with disabilities and people experiencing barriers to employment and community inclusion. Cost is $5.

Sunday

Duluth: The Love Lake Superior Artisan & Info Fair runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. The event featured more than 25 regional artisans and crafters. Share what you love about Lake Superior at the open mike at 1 p.m. Sign up at the fair or contact wendyupnorth@yahoo.com.

Superior: Ray of Hope hosts a barbecue at Billings Park in Superior in the rear pavilion at 1 p.m., followed by 16-year-old magician Jacob Roeber performing at 2 p.m. The event wraps up with the annual meeting. Call Lynne at (218) 390-4005.

Monday

Lake Nebagamon: The Superior Singers present its summer concert, "100 Years of American Pop," a century's worth of hits from 1900 to the present day at 7 p.m. at Lake Nebagamon Auditorium. Free.

Apostle Islands: Jim Nepstad takes a not-too-close-up look at one of the indispensable aspects of life in the islands at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore's headquarters visitor center in Bayfield's Old County Courthouse on Washington Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets.

Tuesday

Duluth: Singles Activities Group for singles 45 and older meets for coffee and conversation at 11 a.m. at Perkins, 2502 London Road.

Lake Nebagamon: Chapter BG of the PEO Sisterhood meets at noon at the home of Jean McGillis. She, Joanne Torrey and Mary Paquette are co-hostesses. Gary Banker will present a program "Poetry Inspirations."

Duluth: Kerck Kelsey signs copies of his book "Prairie Lightning: The Rise and Fall of William Drew Washburn" following a special event at 7 p.m. at the Depot Railroad Museum.

Wednesday

Duluth: A day filled with information and activities for area seniors takes place at the Miller Hill Mall. The event includes a live radio broadcast at 9 a.m., a fashion show at 10:15 a.m., an ice cream social 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and live music at 1 p.m.

Duluth: The La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. This month's topic is "Nursing on the Go." Babies and children welcome; lending library available. Call (218) 341-8369, (218) 525-1356 or (218) 393-2403.

Superior: An open-air farmer's market runs noon to 5 p.m. in the Superior Public Library north parking lot near Center City Park. Stop by the BID tent for lunch while you're there.

Superior: The Shackshakers bring their blend of extreme variety rock to Barker's Island for a free concert at 7 p.m. as part of the city's Bayside Sounds program.

Thursday

Solon Springs: The Laughing Group meets at 10 a.m. for 15 minutes of public laughing across the street from the National Bank of Commerce. Free and open to the public.

Superior: The Kiwanis meets at noon at Aces on 29th.

Duluth: The Spirit Valley Farmer's Market runs 3-6 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave.

Iron River: A Community Talent Fest starts at 7 p.m. at the Iron River Community Center. Free admission. Donation for the food shelf requested. Refreshments served. Call John Joseph at (715) 372-8614 or visit http://irlions.com.