Things to do: Jazz for two, Motorhead Madness, dances for princesses and superheroes, and more – Duluth News Tribune
Honor Flight Perk, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, VFW Post 1720, 1212 NW Fourth St., Grand Rapids. Music by North of the River Band, live and silent auctions, raffle and voluntary donation meal. Proceeds benefit Northland Honor Flight, honorflightnorthland.org.
UMD offers these concerts. For tickets, go to z.umn.edu/CAHSS_tickets or call 218-726-8877.
- Midwinter Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 26, Weber Music Hall. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors/veterans, $8 for students, and free for UMD students.
- Orchestra concert, Sunday, February 27 at 3 p.m., Weber Music Hall. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors/veterans, $8 for students, and free for UMD students.
- Guest Artist Concert: VOCES8, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, Weber Music Hall. British vocal ensemble VOCES8 pride themselves on inspiring people through music and sharing the joy of singing. Touring around the world, the group performs a vast repertoire both in its a cappella concerts and in collaborations with leading orchestras, conductors and soloists. Tickets: $45, $40, $35 and choir loft is $25 for UMD students).
- Student recital with Isabel Blakewell, soprano, 7:30 p.m. March 16, Weber Music Hall, free.
- Conductor of the Lakes Jazz Festival, guest artist concert with the Ari Hoenig Quartet, 7:30 p.m. March 18, Weber Music Hall. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors/veterans, $8 for students, and free for UMD students.
- Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival Concert featuring Ari Hoenig with UMD Jazz Ensemble and Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival All Stars, 5:30 p.m. March 19, Marshall Performing Arts Center. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors/veterans, $8 for students, and free for UMD students.
the old Club Saratoga Jazz Quartet will perform live, trackside at the Train Museum, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday through April, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Admission: $6 and includes a $2 coupon for discounts on all concessions, including cash bar.
the Arrowhead Library System will provide Acrylic Paint Take & Create Art Kits to member public libraries for distribution from Tuesday, March 1 through March 31. This art experience was designed by 321 Art Studio in Chisholm and explores acrylic painting for beginners and more advanced participants. Take & Create Art Kits will include supplies to create two unique images – one for beginners and one for advanced painters, one 11 x 14 stretched canvas, one 9 x 12 canvas board, one sheet of mixed paper and one painting kit that contains a drawing pencil, two brushes and 12 tubes of acrylic paint. A follow-up instructional video will be shared online for participants. It will include simple instructions and tips on using paint, canvas and brushes. Each kit will include enough supplies for three paints, so attendees have multiple options to practice and/or create something of their own. This program is for tweens, teens and adults. Please note that each location has a limited number of kits. This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was supported in part or in whole with funds from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Go to alslib.info.
Free Family Game Night, 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday, Legacy Toys at Miller Hill Mall, Duluth. Try one of the hundreds of games available, from games for young children to serious strategy games.
UWS Symphony Group, with the chamber strings, unite for a concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Thorpe Langley Auditorium, Old Main, 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for students. Mandatory masks. Call 715-394-8115 or email [email protected]
Seventh Annual Daddy Daughter Princess Ball, 6-9 p.m. March 5, Clyde Ironworks, 2920 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Includes pizza dinner, dessert, take-home souvenir craft with the Duluth Children’s Museum, photo booth, DJ, balloon twist with Lauralloons, and an appearance by Maleficent. Tickets: $20 for adults, $30 for children 2 years and older and free for younger children. Tickets are available at diamondmcfamily.com. Tickets must be purchased; not available at the door.
UWS Music Department introduce the organist Rachael Kresha as part of his University Recital Series, 7:30 p.m. March 8, Webb Recital Hall, Holden Fine and Applied Arts, 1805 Catlin Ave., Superior. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Call (715) 394-8115 or email [email protected] Event link: rachael-kresha-organ_calendar520796993.
Veit Automotive Foundation 2022 Motorhead Madness presented by Hunt Electric, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20, DECC. Four arenas filled with 130 unique custom, trucks, 4x4s, street rods, race cars, cycles, rat rods and vintage cars. Vendors offering the latest accessories, clothing items and souvenirs. Meet the designers, owners and automakers, and enjoy the creative auto club exhibits. Tickets: $16 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under; available at the DECC box office the weekend of the show.
Discount coupons are available, see motorheadmadnessmn.com for locations.
Treasures of the Earth local art and gift fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26, Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E. Go to wendyupnorth.com.
Seventh Annual Mother-Son Superhero Ball, 6-9 p.m. March 26, Clyde Ironworks, 2920 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Includes dinner, dessert, photo booth, balloons and a Ghostbusters appearance. Tickets are $20 for adults, $30 for ages 2 and up, and free for young children. Tickets are available at diamondmcfamily.com. Tickets must be purchased in advance; not available at the door.