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Fall Feelings at Chester Bowl This Saturday

The 34th Annual Fall Festival is Happening Saturday, September 15

DULUTH, Minn. – Feelings of fall will be in full force as folks are invited to check out the 34th Annual Fall Fest at Chester Bowl Saturday, September 15. The annual event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In case of heavy rain or severe weather, the event would be pushed to Sunday, September 16 with the same…

Walk Through History this Saturday in Superior

The Douglas County Historical Society is Presenting the 4th Annual Living History Walking Tour

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – It’s time once again for Superior’s past to come to life as the Douglas County Historical Society is proud to present the 4th Annual Living History Walk Saturday, September 8. The event is taking place at Greenwood Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Talented re-enactors will be portraying real-life characters from the Twin Port’s past, and developing a connection with…

“The Realistic Joneses” to Premiere at Zeitgeist

The Performance of "The Realistic Joneses" will Open Thursday, September 6 at Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone

DULUTH, Minn. – Comedy will mix with real life occurrences on Thursday, September 7 during the premiere of “The Realistic Joneses,” at Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone in downtown Duluth. Zeitgeist is proud to present their first independent production at the venue. This production will mark the regional debut of “The Realistic Joneses.” The show was selected as one of the top “25 new…

Coffee Conversation: Minnesota Mile to Attract Hundreds this Friday

The Minnesota Mile Sponsored by Grandma's Marathon will Take Over Skyline Parkway Friday, September 7

DULUTH, Minn. – Northlanders are welcome to sign up now as an individual or team member for the 12th annual Minnesota Mile taking place on Friday, September 7. The course will be set along Duluth’s Skyline Parkway. Participants will run a one mile loop while enjoying breathtaking views of Lake Superior, the St. Louis River Bay and the start of…

Great Northern Classic Rodeo Takes Over Superior This Weekend

The Great Northern Classic Rodeo Starts Friday and Finishes Sunday

DULUTH, Minn. – If you’re still looking for plans Labor Day weekend, you may want to head to Superior. The 27th Annual Great Northern Classic Rodeo will begin Friday at 6:00 p.m. Friday night the rodeo will kick off with the “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Event,” and rodeo performance. There will be pre-rodeo events and Mutton Bustin’ for the kids….

A Stroll by the Water with Scoops and Snacks

The Great Lakes Aquarium is Home to Scoops and Snacks, Two Striped Skunks Providing Educations Opportunities to Visitors

DULUTH, Minn. – Nearly every day if you drive by the Great Lakes Aquarium, chances are you’ll see two striped skunks out for a stroll. Natalie Riemer, Senior Animal Care Specialist at Great Lakes Aquarium and her colleagues make sure Snoops and Snacks take full advantage of their outdoor enrichment activities, weather permitting. The two brothers are used as educators…

“Imagine Canal Park” During the Month of September

The City of Duluth Won a Knight Cities Challenge Grant of Over $200,000 to Help Bring the Project to Life

DULUTH, Minn. – Starting Tuesday, August 28, city officials along with community partners are set to unveil new signage as park of the nearly two week Make Canal Park Pop initiative. The project is made possible thanks to a Knight Cities Challenge grant of more than $200,000 dollars, received in June of 2017. The grant will expire in December of…

“Twin Ports Tonight” to Expand on WDSE-TV

Three Episodes of Twin Ports Tonight will be Filmed Thursday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Zaitgeist Teatro Zuccone in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – FOX 21’s very own Andrew Kirov is set to take his late night talk show to new heights. Twin Ports Tonight will soon be airing six new episodes this fall on WDSE-TV in Duluth. From reptiles to root beer and even singing dancing, Kirov says Twin Ports Tonight has something for everyone to enjoy. Kirov started his late…

Duluth Superior Pride to Celebrate 32 Years of Northland Diversity

The 32nd Duluth Superior Pride will Begin Thursday, August 30 with the Mayor's Reception at the Duluth Depot

DULUTH, Minn. – The 32nd anniversary of the Duluth Superior Pride will take place on Labor Day Weekend; August 30 through September 2. Duluth Superior Pride was established in 1986 and continues to share entertainment, equality and diversity throughout the Northland. The event will take over the entire Duluth, Superior area including local bars, restaurants, art spaces and Bayfront Festival Park to…

Who Whacked Willy Wonka? Find Out on the North Shore Scenic Railroad

This Murder Mystery can be solved on the Disoriented Express train ride at the North Shore Scenic Railroad

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s a Murder Mystery all aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad. While aboard the Disoriented Express, passengers must figure out Who Whacked Willy Wonka. A crew of actors aboard are interacting with the audience giving clues and playing part in the Murder Mystery. This adult night-out is a two and a half hour train ride, including a four-course…

Blues, Bluegrass to Entertain Crowds in Gary New Duluth

The Gary New Duluth Recreation Center will Host a Blues & Bluegrass Concert Wednesday, August 22

DULUTH, Minn. – Fish Heads and Friends, an evening of blues to bluegrass, will entertain crowds Wednesday, August 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Fish Heads and Friends will perform starting at 4:00 p.m. followed by Gina Lee at 5:45 p.m. The evening will close with the Holy Hottenanners from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and…

Local Musician Todd Eckart to Release First Album Sunday

Eckart is Set to Host an Album Release Sunday, August 19 at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – After years of songwriting, singing and saving, local musician Todd Eckart is set to host his first official CD release concert on Sunday, August 19 at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth. Ticket sales for the event will begin at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. The album is called “Out of the Blue,” and…

Art in Bayfront Park Takes Over Duluth this Weekend

Ninth Annual Art in Bayfront Park is Happening Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – On Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, Art in Bayfront Park returns for the ninth year. The two-day art fair takes place at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Art lovers will find quality work from local and regional artists. Vendors will include jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, metalwork, glass and more. New this year, there will be a…

Get Bubbly for the 10th Annual Duluth Bubble Festival

The 10th Annual Duluth Bubble Festival is Happening Sunday, August 19 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Clyde Park

DULUTH, Minn. – Families in the Northland will have the chance to get bubbly this Sunday, August 19! This marks the 10th year for the Duluth Children’s Museum’s Bubble Festival. Organizers say the event is the perfect way to end summer vacation with a pop. The event will happen from noon to 4:00 p.m. at 29th Avenue West and Michigan…

“Back to the 80s” Party to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness

On Saturday, August 14, the "Back to the Eighties" Party at Barker's Island Pavillion will Help Benefit Area Breast Cancer Patients

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – On Saturday, August 18, folks in the Twin Ports have the chance to listen to two rockin’ 80’s bands as the take the stage at Barker’s Island Pavilion. “Back to the Eighties” will help support Northland Bikers for breast cancer awareness. Money raised will be kept local in the Twin Ports, going toward St. Luke’s Circle of Hope….

Duluth to Host All City Senior Picnic Once Again

The All City Senior Picnic was Forced to Take a Ten Year Break Due to Budget Cuts; Will Return on Wednesday, August 22

DULUTH, Minn. – Registration is now open for seniors in the City of Duluth to sign up for the All City Senior Picnic. The event was last held in 2008. Due to budget cuts, the event was forced to be put off year after year until now. Seniors are invited to attend the All City Senior Picnic at the Morgan…

Families Invited to “Party in the Park” in Two Harbors

The Second Annaul Party in the Park Event is Happening Saturday, August 11 in Two Harbors

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – Back for a second year, the wildly popular family friendly “Party in the Park” event is happening at Thomas Owens Park in Two Harbors. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the Lake County Arena. Party in the Park is a free event, sponsored by the city of Two Harbors. The event is centered…

Beautiful Views for Bayfront Blues Festival 2018

The 2018 Bayfront Blues Festival Starts Friday, August 10 and Will Conclude on Sunday, August 12

DULUTH, Minn. – Tickets are now on sale in preparation for the 2018 Bayfront Blues Festival in Duluth. Organizers say the Blues Fest is the longest running in the State of Minnesota, as they celebrate thirty years in 2018. Folks flock to the annual festival from across the world for the weekend full of musicians and beautiful views of the…

Canoe, Kayak the St. Louis River This Weekend

The St. Louis River Alliance is Hosting Their Annual Canoe and Kayak Tour, Picnic Saturday, August 11

DULUTH, Minn. – Northlanders have until 4:00 p.m. Thursday, August 9 to register for the 2018 St. Louis River Alliance Canoe and Kayak Tour and Picnic. The event is taking place on Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Executive Director of SLRA, Kris Eilers, tells FOX 21 the event is open for everyone to take part in. The mission of…

Crazy for Custard with Culver’s

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Serves as National Custard Day Across the Nation

DULUTH, Minn. – Today is going to be a hot day in the Northland, but luckily, it’s National Frozen Custard Day! Frozen Custard is made with eggs in addition to the cream and sugar found in ice cream. When the inventors of frozen custard premiered the product on Coney Island in 1919, they sold 18,640 cones on their first weekend…

Superior Sailing with Duluth Yacht Club

The Duluth Yacht Club Hosts a Weekly Sailboat Regatta on Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn. – Chances are if you’re a Northland native, you’ve noticed sailboats taking over the waters of Lake Superior in Duluth nearly every Wednesday evening in the summer. Steve Henry, member of the Duluth Yacht Club, stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat about the weekly sailboat regatta. Henry spoke about what folks should look for if they’re…

Duluth Para Pup Helping Create Colorful Canines and Cats

Connect With Duluth Para Pup On Facebook to Place Your Customizable Order

DULUTH, Minn. – A marketing degree with a minor in business management is now helping one Northland woman create a business she’s always dreamed of becoming a reality. “I’ve met a lot of different people that I never knew before,” said Alyssa Burr, Owner of Duluth Para Pup. Socializing and social media go hand-and-hand for Burr. “I get to see…

Thomas the Tank Engine, Percy Set to Attract Thousands to Duluth

Thomas the Tank Engine and His Best Friend Percy will Start Giving Rides Friday, August 3, 2018

DULUTH, Minn. – Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy are making the trek to Duluth from the Island of Sodor this week. The two will spend the next few weeks in the Northland, giving children and their families rides starting Friday, August 3. For the next two weekend, visitors will be able to enjoy not only rides, but games, but…

Beautiful Views and Tasty Brews at Bayfront Festival Park

The 7th Annual All Pints North Brew Festival is Happening Saturday, July 28 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Beautiful views and hundreds of tasty brews are set to take over Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth on Saturday, July 28. Friday morning on FOX 21 Local News, Dave Hoops with Hoops Brewing and Austin Clem with Canal Park Brewing stopped by FOX 21 Local News to chat about the perfect summer six-pack, crafted with beers made…

Duluth Elks, Volunteers Teaching Kids to Fish

Teaching Kids to Fish is Happening Saturday, July 28 at Boulder Lake

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Saturday, July 28, more than 50 children from across the Northland will take part in a fun-filled day of events at Boulder Lake near Duluth. The Duluth Elks #133 along with many local sponsors and volunteers will help take kids fishing, some, for the first time in their life. The group partners with youth centers across…

Shop Till You Drop This Friday in Downtown Duluth

Hucklebeary and Duluth Made Market are Teaming Up to Host a Pop-Up Market Event

DULUTH, Minn. – Eager shoppers will want to check out downtown Duluth this Friday evening. The owners of Hucklebeary and Market Day Duluth have teamed to provide the Northland with a pop-up market, complete with many local vendors listed below. Pretty Gritty Body Atelier and Stone Lange Pottery Wooley Wearables Hucklebeary is located at 106 East Superior Street in Duluth….

Splish Splash on the Iron Range This Weekend

The Hoyt Lakes Water Carnival is Happening Thursday, July 26 Through Sunday, July 29

HOYT LAKES, Minn. – The 63rd Annual Hoyt Lakes Water Carnival is happening Thursday, July 26 through Sunday, July 29. Organizers say you’ll have the chance to take part in family-friendly fun, games, the annual parade and fireworks display. The festival serves as the communities summer “welcome home” celebration, attracting thousands of people back to Hoyt Lakes for the weekend….

Hustle to Duluth Marshall Saturday Morning

The Third Annual Hilltop Hustle is Happening Saturday, July 21 Starting at 7:30 a.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – School’s out for the summer, but Duluth Marshall is heating up this Saturday, July 21. This is the school’s reunion weekend, and many activities are planned. At 7:30 a.m., registration will open for the 3rd Annual Hilltop Hustle 5k obstacle fun run. Seven different obstacles including an inflatable obstacle course will be on site. Participants will be…

Summer Family Fun Heats Up for Woodland Days

Woodland Days is Happening Saturday, July 21, Hosted by the Other Place Bar and Grill in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Summer fun is heating up Saturday, July 20 as The Other Place Bar and Grill hosts the 2018 Woodland Days festival. Marty Hinz, Owner of The Other Place Bar and Grill, says this year, they’re looking to expand, making the festival more family friendly. There is a list of events planned from noon until 4:00 p.m. outside…

Summer Nights Turn Hot at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

The Annual Summer Concert Series will Kick Off Thursday, July 19, 2018

CLOQUET, Minn. – Starting Thursday, July 19, 2018, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will kick off their annual Hot Summer Nights Concert Series. Don Buck with Rock-a-Billy Revue stopped by FOX 21 Local News on Wednesday to chat about the event, and his band’s longtime attendance with the popular concert series. Buck says ever year the crowd continues…

No Weekend Plans? No Problem, Mon

The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival is Happening Saturday, July 21, Gates Open at 11:00 a.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Island life is coming to Bayfront Festival Park Saturday, July 21. Gates are set to open at 11:00 a.m., rain or shine. Organizers says thousands of people will flock to the park, from all across the globe for the annual Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival. From traditional cuisine, to fun and entertainment, event emcee Dexter Baxter…

Tour Beautiful Homes and Gardens with Duluth Woman’s Club

The Annual Duluth Woman's Club Tour of Homes and Gardens is Happening Wednesday, July 18, 2018

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Woman’s Club invites everyone in the Northland to check out their 51st Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens on Wednesday, July 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Reservations are required for the tour and lunch at the historic Clubhouse located at 2400 East Superior Street, Duluth. Tickets must now be picked up at the…

Skating and Sippin’ with NorthShore Inline Marathon

Skate & Sip Occurs Bi-Weekly and is Sponsored by NorthShore Inline Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – The bi-weekly Skate & Sip series continues Tuesday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by NorthShore Inline Marathon and Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Organizer Mike Ward tells FOX 21 Local News right now, the group is made up of roughly ten people who participate regularly. The group would like to continue to grow in…

Freaky Friday the Thirteenth with Psychic Lady Ocalat

Professional Psychic Lady Ocalat Offers Many Services in Downtown Duluth at 31 West Superior Street, Suite 304

DULUTH, Minn. – It rarely happens, but when it does, many people stay home, away from mirrors, and run past ladders. Friday the thirteen is today, and many will be spending a good amount of time visiting with Duluth’s professional psychic Lady Ocalat at her office on West Superior Street. Lady Ocalat says triskaidekaphobia is fear or avoidance of the number…

Enjoy a Taste of Duluth This Weekend

The Second Annual Taste of Duluth is Happening Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – In 2017, the first annual Taste of Duluth Festival attracted over 6,000 people to Bayfront Festival Park. This year, organizers are hoping to go above and beyond when it comes to attendance. Taste of Duluth will run from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Organizers say Taste of Duluth celebrates the rich cultural heritage of…

Boomin’ Weekend Ahead as Bay Days Celebrations Kick Off

Bay Days Will Kick Off Friday, July 13 and Wrap Up Sunday, July 15

SILVER BAY, Minn. – This weekend the communities of Silver Bay and Beaver Bay will collaborate, celebrating “Bay Days.” The food, fun and entertainment kick off Friday with the annual Bay Days Parade starting at 6:00 p.m. An evening of family friendly activities will proceed the parade, followed by a blast of fireworks around 10:00 p.m. On Saturday, folks will…

Get Downtown Duluth for Sidewalk Days 2018

Sidewalk Days Runs From Wednesday, July 11 Through Saturday, July 14

DULUTH, Minn. – The Greater Downtown Council is once again proud to present the 2018 Sidewalk Days Festival from Wednesday, July 11 through Saturday, July 14. This year, the festivities will be more compacted due to Superior Street reconstruction. The festival will take place from Lake Avenue, down Superior Street to 3rd Avenue West. Every year thousands of people take…

Summer Technology with Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless near the Miller Hill Mall Offers Summer Tech Tips to Keep You Entertained and Savvy

DULUTH, Minn. – Hanging out in the backyard with the barbeque going is a summertime favorite for many. But with today’s technology, it can be easier to sit back, relax, and enjoy yourself thanks to the latest gadgets offered by Verizon Wireless. Solutions Specialist Tayler Miller stopped by FOX 21 Local News to show off a few of the latest…

Coffee Conversation: Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park will Begin on Friday, July 13 at 9:05 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. It’s that time of year again, Northlanders will be digging out the blankets and dusting off the lawn chairs in preparation for the 2018 Movies in the Park presented by the Duluth Greater Downtown Council, North Shore Federal Credit Union and many other local sponsors. The movies will show every Friday evening, from July 13 through August 31…

Excitement Runs High for Gordon Good Neighbor Days

The 58th Annual Gordon Good Neighbor Days Takes Place Friday, July 6 through Sunday, July 8

GORDON, Wisc. – Nearly 600 people reside in the town of Gordon, Wisconsin, and this weekend, thousands will visit and help kick off the summer season. The 58th Annual Gordon Good Neighbor Days runs from Friday, July 6 – Sunday, July 8. A full schedule of events is listed below. Six board members work year round the help make Good Neighbor Days…

Airshow Landing in Duluth This Weekend

The Duluth Airshow Presented by St. Luke's is Happening Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 2018

DULUTH, Minn. – Aviation enthusiasts will have the chance to keep their eyes on the sky in Duluth this weekend. The Duluth Airshow presented by St. Luke’s is back for another year, featuring the United States Thunderbirds and much more. Typically, the Duluth Airshow happens every other year, but this year is different. Airshow board member Jodi Grayson tells FOX…

Lakewalk Galley Goes All Out on New Menu

Crabby Ol Bills Now Has New Owners this Summer, and the Menu has been Revamped

DULUTH, Minn. – The former Crabby ol Bills along the Lakewalk in Canal Park is now open under a new name, and fresh menu items. The Lakewalk Galley is now owned by Vista Fleet owner Justin Steinback and Lake Avenue Restaurant and & Bar owner Derek Snyder. On Wednesday morning, co-owner Derek Snyder and sous chef Steve Rantala stopped by…

Tips for Keeping Pets Calm this Fourth of July

Staff at Animal Allies Humane Society Want to Remind Pet Owners and Firework Users of the Dangers Surrounding Animals and Fireworks

Things you can do ahead of time for stressful, noisy situations: •Medication for Anxiety – prescribed by your veterinarian, this can be helpful for pets with situational or on-going anxiety issues •Securely fastened collar / harness with a Pet ID Tag •Update your ID Tag information – Has your phone number changed recently? •Microchip your pet – Even if the…

Eyes on the Sky as Fourth Fest Inches Closer

Officials Will Make a Decision Regarding Fourth Fest by Noon on Wednesday, July 4, Weather Permitting

DULUTH, Minn. – All eyes are on the sky as forecasters have mentioned rain showers and strong storms multiple times for the forecast on Independence Day. As of Tuesday afternoon, FOX 21 Meteorologist Brittney Merlot says we should expect storms in the morning hours, and a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon. Later into the evening, strong storms are…

Coffee Conversation: Duluth Airshow Flies in This Weekend

The Duluth Airshow is Happening Saturday, July 7 through Sunday, July 8; Tickets on Sale Now

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Air and Aviation Expo presented by St. Luke’s is flying into the Northland this weekend, and you’re invited to join in on the fun! Monday morning on FOX 21 Local News, Kern and Kompany representative Lindsay Kern and Airshow representative Jodi Greyson spoke about all the fun events and activities planned. This year, the Expo…

Get Hooked on Fishing This Weekend

The Minnesota Parks Department is Hosting an "I Can Fish!" Program Saturday at Chub Lake

DULUTH, Minn. – Folks looking to learn how to fish have the chance to do so on Saturday, June 30 at Chub Lake from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Staff at Jay Cooke State Park invite families to experience the fun of casting into the water and the excitement when there’s a tug on the line. The hands-on program is for…

White Winter Winery Makers’ Faire Happening Saturday

Makers' Faire is Happening Saturday, June 30 from Noon until 5:00 p.m.

IRON RIVER, Wisc. – Happening Saturday, June 30, folks are invited to the community of Iron River, Wisconsin to experience the second annual Makers’ Faire put on by White Winter Winery. The Faire will run from noon until 5:00 p.m. and showcase many talented artists, farmers, growers, producers, crafts and more. The artisans are from various communities around the region,…

Independence Concert to Kick Off Fourth Festivities

The Independence Concert is Happening Sunday, July 1 at the Gary New Duluth Rec Area

DULUTH, Minn. – Happening Sunday, July 1, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will be enlightening crowds at the Gary New Duluth Recreation Area. The concert will be taking place at 801 – 101 Avenue West, across from Stowe Elementary School. Organizer Fran Morris says the concert is free of charge, but guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. You…

Keeping Prince’s Music Alive

Prince's band The New Power Generation is playing his tune here in the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn. The music of the beloved Minnesota artist Prince is being carried on through his band. Prince’s band the New Power Generation performs around the globe, now they’re in the Northland. The NPG will be playing at the Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield, Wisconsin Saturday, July 7th. To get a ticket visit The New Power Generation. Categories: Entertainment,…