Today

Ashland: Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. board of directors meets at 10 a.m. at the Chequamegon Clinic, 415 Ellis Ave.

Brule: A large rummage sale for the benefit of Waino Pioneer Chapel runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Brule Town Hall. Donations accepted 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds go toward a new foundation for the historical building. The sale coincides with the Brule Lions' chicken barbecue held at the Brule Park pavilion.

Wrenshall: The Wrenshall All Class Reunion begins with an open house at the school 4-8 p.m. with a spaghetti dinner 4-6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Cost for the dinner is $6 for adults, $4 for children. A reunion mixer runs 6-8:30 p.m. and includes keynote speakers, music, memorabilia, refreshments and more. Cost for the mixer is $10 for singles and $15 for couples. A free community and alumni dance follows 9-11 p.m.

Superior: The Superior Eagles Club holds a fish fry 4-8 p.m. at 1710 N. 12th St. Fish, popcorn shrimp, chicken strips, a combo plate and a special will be on the menu each week. Dinners include baked potato or French fries, coleslaw or salad, rolls, milk and or coffee. Dessert, take-outs and delivery are available.

Mahtowa: Doug "George Jones" Soukkala and Country Junction sing at TJ's, 5-9 p.m. to open the annual Mahtowa Highway 61 Folks Festival weekend. Along with the concert is TJ's famous wurst, and Salem Lutheran Church's annual pie sale. Beginning at 9 p.m. at Rob's a bluegrass band performs "One Fast Move." On Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. will be the Singer/Songwriter contest followed at 4 p.m. with live music through the evening featuring "The Moss Piglets" and "The Boys n' the Barrels." The Mahtowa firefighter's steak fry starts at 5 p.m. at the fire hall. On Sunday, a pancake breakfast is served at 10 a.m. at Rob's, followed at 11 a.m. by a gospel/bluegrass group from Duluth, "Just a Little Talk with Jesus." Food and beverages are available on site, no coolers or pets. A farm market runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Bring a chair.

Saturday

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

Wrenshall: Wrenshall Brickyard Days runs citywide and include a 5k/1 mile walk/run, kids fun runs, classic car show, vendor and craft sale, parade, talent show, historical display, youth games, pancake breakfast and more. Admission is free. Bring nonperishable food items for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank.

Duluth: Paul Kilgore signs copies of his book, "Losing Camille" 1-2 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts, 307 Canal Park Drive.

Solon Springs: Area singles car pool to the White Sidewalls concert at Lucius Woods Park. Meet at 2:30 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 229 N. 28th St., Superior. There will be a picnic in the park at 3:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 6 p.m. All area singles welcome. Cost is $13 in advance. Call (218) 940-2248 to register.

Sunday

Brule: The 11th annual Brule 2 & 5-Miler begins at 9 a.m. at the Brule Ski Trail on the Afterhours Road, off Highway 2. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. Registration is $12 in advance, $15 race day. The Lions Chicken Barbecue follows shortly after the race at the Brule Park pavilion. For information, call Wendy Lane at (715) 372-5072.

Danbury: Forts Folle Avoine holds an old-fashioned ice cream social 1-4 p.m. Sundaes and root beer floats cost $2. Historical tours available. For information, call (715) 866-8890, e-mail fahp@centurytel.net or visit http://theforts.org.

Superior: The Superior Singers present "100 Years of American Pop," a century's worth of hits from 1900 to the present day, at 6:30 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 229 N. 28th St. E. Free.

Monday

Ashland: NWWIB Inc. and NWCEP Inc., executive committee meets at 10 a.m. at the NWCEP, Inc. Administrative Office at 422 Third St. W.

Superior: Bay Gardeners Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. at Superior Public Library. Rides shared for a tour of two lily gardens in Duluth. Lunch will be at a restaurant near the tour sites. Call Joan at (715) 398-0400 or Betty at (715) 394-4938.

South Range: John L. & David L. Banks American Legion Post No. 418 meets at 7 p.m. at the old Bud's Sunnyside Bar on County Highway C. All interested veterans invited to attend.

Bayfield: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore's Mawikwe sea caves are spectacular in the winter. Jay Austin from the Large Lakes Observatory at the University of Minnesota-Duluth describes how Lake Superior's ice cover has been in decline over the last several decades 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. Call (715) 779-3397, extension 399.

Tuesday

Superior: BNSF Employees Club family picnic runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug 14 at the newer Billings Park pavilion for all former employees and their families. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children age 5 to 12 and free for children to age 5. RSVP by Aug. 10; for tickets, call Bernie (715) 392-8959, Susan (715) 466-2524, Lauren (715) 398-6232, Louie (715) 722-6120, Jack (715) 394-4132, John (218) 310-2401, Kim (715) 394-1331 or Tina (715) 394-1220

Superior: The Superior W.O.W. club meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck Restaurant. Local widows or widowers come together to have lunch once a month and play cards.

Superior: The MS support group pizza party runs 6-8 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, Library meeting room, 1530 Tower Ave. RSVP so we know how much pizza to order; call Pam at (715) 394-6958 or Marie at (715) 394-3224.

Wednesday

Carlton: A free community meeting providing information on Medicare and Medica Medicare Plans runs 11 a.m. to noon at Black Bear Casino, 1785 Highway 210.

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.

Duluth: A free medical clinic runs 1-4 p.m. at the Lake Superior Life Care Center, 101 W. Second St., Room 109. Call (218) 727-3399 to schedule an appointment for non-emergency medical care.

Superior: Sounds Unlimited presents a DJ music mix featuring top hits beginning at 6 p.m. in Billings Park. The free concert is part of Bayside Sounds.

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.

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

Superior: Mighty Machines provides an opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types such as public service, emergency, utility and construction. Children can touch, climb on and ask questions about their favorite trucks 4-7 p.m. at the Superior Middle School parking lot, 3626 Hammond Ave. Kid friendly food is available. Cost is $5 per person and $20 for a family of six or fewer and includes pizza slice, veggies and cookie. Kids 2 and younger are free.

Duluth: Friends of Patrick Plys are organizing a benefit and celebration in his honor 5-8 p.m. in Somers Hall at the College of St. Scholastica. Plys, 46, is battling brain cancer and the effects of stroke. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger; and are available at the door. Event features a gourmet French meal, silent auction and live music entertainment.

Duluth: Historian Pam Brunfelt discusses the regional Emmy winning documentary titled "Iron Range: Minnesota Building America" from noon to 1 p.m. in the Ruth Maney Room of the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, 506 Michigan St.

Superior: Kiwanis meets at 5 p.m. at the Billings Park Pavilion for a picnic.

Lake Nebagamon: The Friends of the Imogene McGrath Memorial Library host an annual wine tasting 6-8 p.m. at the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium. A variety of wines provided and an array of hors d-oeuvres served. Enjoy music by classic guitarist Jake Jonker and a silent auction. Tickets are $25, available at the library or by contacting Sue Enright at (715) 374-2429 or at susanenright@mac.com.