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Published September 11, 2010, 12:25 PM

Calendar for September and October

Sept 1–19: Full View – Panoramic Photographs by Val Doherty and John Gregor

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Held at Waterfront Gallery, Two Harbors

Call (218) 834-0756

Sept 10 –12: Cromwell Harvest Festival

Time: All Day

Music, games and outdoor fun! Steak fry, raffle,

bingo, volleyball tourney, parade, kid's games

and pancake breakfast. Held in downtown

Cromwell, MN.

Call (218) 644-3570

Sept 12: Grandparent's Day & Lion's Birthday


Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Held at the Lake Superior Zoo.

Call (218) 730-4900

Sept 17 –19: Hawk Weekend

Time: all day

The Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve in Duluth is one

of North America's best places to experience the

spectacle of the fall raptor migration. Migrating

birds, including raptors and passerines, concentrate

in impressive numbers at the western tip of

Lake Superior. On a good day, visitors may see

hundreds — even thousands — of birds flying


Call (218) 428-6209

Sept 18: 26th Annual Fall Festival at Chester


Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The 26th Annual Duluth Parks & Recreation Fall

Festival will take place at beautiful Chester Bowl

Park located at 1801 East Skyline Parkway. Admission

is $1, with all proceeds going towards

youth ski program.There will be over 100 booths

featuring crafts, fresh local produce and tasty fall


Sept 17–19: Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival -

Cable & Hayward, WI

Each year thousands of fat tired fliers descend on

the towns of Cable and Hayward to take on the

off- road bicycle tests of endurance and agility.

The Festival has earned the title of the "Nation's

Most Popular Off Road Bicycle Adventure."

(715) 798-3594 or visit

Sept 23: Harvest Moon and Sunset Watch

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

This event is free – Agate Bay in Two Harbors.

Sept 23: Uncorked for Conservation –

Wine & Beer Tasting

Time: 5 –7:30 p.m.

Held at the Lake Superior Zoo.

Call (218) 730-4900

Sept 25: Scandinavian Festival

from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

at the Shrine Center 5152 Miller Trunk Hwy

(Hwy 53), Hermantown

This is a new location.

Public admission is $2

Sept 25: Cloquet River Run

Time: 9 a.m.

Getting our children, families and community involved

in healthy lifestyles. 5K race includes

pasta feed the night before and Health & Wellness

Expo. Entry fee is early $15/late $20. Held at

Churchill Elementary, Cloquet, MN.

Call (218) 879-8120

Sept 25: McDougall’s Dream

Time: 1 – 8 p.m.

Daytime talks featuring local maritime topics.

Dinner and Silent Auction in the evening. Proceeds

help to restore and preserve the SS Meteor,

the last remaining whaleback freighter, and

the legacy of Captain Alexander McDougall.

Music, entertainment, cash bar. Reservations recommended.

$40. Held at the SS Meteor Whaleback

Museum on Barker’s Island.

Call (715) 394-5712

Sept 25: 26th Annual Hayward Fall Festival

Fall welcomes art & crafts booths, wonderful

food booths, a farmer's market and live music to

the Main Street in downtown Hayward. haywardareachamber.


Oct 2: Black and White Ball

Time: 7–11 p.m.

The Minnesota Ballet presents the little ball with

a lot of fun, featuring live music, dancing, live

auction, prizes for best hats, and great food.

Black tie optional. Proceeds benefit the Minnesota

Ballet. $60 per person. Held in the Ballet’s

main studio atop the Board of Trade Building,

301 W. First St., 8th floor.

Call (218) 529-3742

Oct 9: Boo at the Zoo

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Looking for a wildly adventurous time? Join us at

Boo at the Zoo and Trick-or-treat around the

Lake Superior Zoo. Costumes are recommended

for all visitors! Held at the Lake Superior Zoo.

Call (218) 730-4500


Awesome Art & Gift Fair

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Awesome things made in the region. Locallymade

jewelry, photography, stained glass, baskets,

wood-turned bowls, cards, local

books/authors, and more. Held at the Lafayette

Square Community Building, 3026 Minnesota

Ave, Park Point, 2 miles past the Lift Bridge.

Call (218) 525-5098

Oct 9: Moose Lake Area Historical Society - 92nd

Commemoration of the Fires of 1918

Time: 1 p.m.

Come to help us commmemorate the Fires of

1918, to remember those who died, as well as

the few remaining survivors. We honor them all.

Free admission. Held at the Moose Lake Depot &

Fires Museum & Annex - 900 Folz Blvd.

Call (218) 485-4679

Oct 10: George G. Barnum’s Historic Home 100

years old

Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

George G. Barnum’s birthday is a great day to

celebrate his home being 100 years old. Tour the

home now renovated as The Firelight Inn on Oregon

Creek Bed and Breakfast. Enjoy birthday

cake and refreshments. Held at The Firelight Inn

on Oregon Creek.

Call (218) 724-0272/ (218) 724-0273

Oct 16: Boo at the Zoo

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Looking for a wildly adventurous time? Join us at

Boo at the Zoo and Trick-or-treat around the

Lake Superior Zoo. Costumes are recommended

for all visitors! Held at the lake Superior Zoo.

Call (218) 730-4500

Oct 16: Fitger's Harvest Fest & Harvest Run

Time: Varies with each event

Duluth Children's Harvest Run at Fitger's. 9 am

5K Run/Walk, 11 a.m. 1K for Children (14 &

under), 11:30 Tiny Tyke Triathlon (3-6 yrs), Races

on Lakewalk behing Fitger's.

Call (218) 722-0410

Oct 21: Golden Gloves Boxing at the Garden

Time: Gates open at 5 pm/ Fights at 7 pm

All bouts sanctioned by Golden Gloves Boxing.

General seating $12 in advance/$15 at the gate

and children under 5 free. Tickets available at

Grandma's Sports Garden.

Call (218) 722-4724

Oct. 21: Gourmet Wine Tasting

Enjoy a beautiful evening of fine wine, unique

beer selection and wonderful food in the setting

of the Flat Creek Inn & Suites.

10290 Hwy 27 S, Hayward, WI 54843

(715) 634-4100

Oct 25 – 28: Fall Flashlight Tours

Time: Tours start at 7:30 pm

Tour the darkened house with flashlights, and

learn about the superstitious life of the Victorians.

Tours will leave every ½ hour. $8 adults,

$6.50 seniors/students, not recommended for

children 5 and under. Held at Fairlawn Mansion.

Call (715) 394-5712

Oct 30: “Howloween”

Costumed characters line the scavenger hunt

trail for this parent and preschooler Halloween

celebration. Games, face painting, cookies and

cider round out the event. Be sure to wear a costume

and to register early as this one fills up

fast! Offered 10 a.m. to noon, and 2–4 p.m.

(limit: first 150 registrants each). Held at the

Hartley Nature Center.

Call (218) 724-6735

Oct 31: Malloween

Time: 4 – 6 p.m. at the Miller Hill Mall.

Call (218) 733-9101

Oct 31: Whole Foods Co-op

Annual Halloween Party

Time: 4 –7 pm

A free Halloween party complete with music,

games, prizes and the "fright elevator." Suitable

for all ages. Held at the Whole Foods Co-op.

Call (218) 728-0884