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Events for August 4

August

1 - 31

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee PAINTINGS 1974-2014

Dates: August 1 - August 31
Time: museum hours
(218) 726-8222 • Visit Website

Tweed Museum of Art will open a solo exhibition featuring paintings by the internationally celebrated watercolorist Cheng-Khee Chee. It brings together 40 paintings created over the past 40 years (1974 - 2014), including Duluth Depot of 1974, the first painting Chee exhibited with the American Watercolor Society, and the monumental 100 Koi which he finished in late 2014.

August

1 - 31

Duluth Pack Factory / Headquarters that offers free tours

Dates: August 1 - August 31
Time: Monday-Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
(218) 722-1707 • Visit Website

Want to see how Duluth Pack products are made? Call the factory and headquarters in Duluth and set up a tour. Located at 1610 West Superior Street (Parking Lot across the street) Tours open to Public Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please call to schedule a tour.

August

1 - 6

Trans Superior Yacht Race

Dates: August 1 - August 6
Time: varies by day and weather
(218) 355-0797 • Visit Website

The 326 nautical mile race will begin this year from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, reinstating a long held tradition of starting every other Trans Superior on the US side. The race to Duluth, Minnesota is organized by the Duluth Yacht Club in conjunction with the Algoma Sailing Club in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. The Trans Superior has been held every odd year since 1969. The race is also part of the Lake Superior Yachting Association off-shore series and the Tri-Lakes Challenge. The Trans Superior is the longest point to point fresh water race held biennially. Race festivities will begin with a skipper's meeting and party on July 31st in Sault Ste. Marie and end with an awards party in Duluth on Thursday, August 6th.

August

1 - 31

Duluth Experience Tours - Something fun for everyone

Dates: August 1 - August 31
Time: varies by tour
(218) 464-6337 • Visit Website

The Duluth Experience is a full service tour and sightseeing company. Our knowledge of, and experience in, the local craft brewing scene - along with our expertise in tourism, a shared passion for Duluth's rich historic tradition, and a deep appreciation for the unique ecological setting of northern Minnesota synergize to create personalized interactions with the history and cultures of Duluth's past, present, and future. They offer adventure tours, brewery tours, and historical tours.

August

1 - 14

Art in Bayfront Park Art Fair's Art Tour

Dates: August 1 - August 14
Time: business hours
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Art in Bayfront Park's Art Tour will be shown in local businesses. Tour Locations July 4-July 12: Zeitgeist Arts 222 E Superior St July 12-16: Yarn Harbor 4629 E Superior St July 16-27: Duluth Playhouse 506 W Michigan St July 27-August 2: Great Lakes Aquarium 353 Harbor Dr August 3-August 8: Electric Fetus 12 E Superior St August 8-August 14: Northland Country Club 3901 E Superior St August 14-August 17: Art in Bayfront Park Art Fair - Bayfront Festival park at Railroad Street - THIS ART WORK AUCTIONED OFF AT THIS TIME.

August

1 - 31

Eastland Disaster Photography Exhibit at Zietgeist Arts

Dates: August 1 - August 31
Time: Atrium Hours
(218) 336-1416 • Visit Website

To coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the largest tragedy on the Great Lakes, Zeitgeist Arts and exhibit sponsor JS Print Group are proud to present a photographic exhibit of the EASTLAND DISASTER, showing in the Zeitgeist Arts atrium gallery space all August. On July 24, 1915, 844 lives were lost when the SS Eastland sank in the Chicago river. In partnership with the Eastland Disaster Historical Society and exhibit sponsor JS Print Group, Zeitgeist Arts is proud to present Junnosuke Fujita's Eastland Disaster photos. Fujita was the principal professional photographer on site that day, who captured the vast majority of the photographic record of the tragedy that is available to us today. Not only did he capture the scenes, he also captured compelling and haunting human portraits that personalize the tragedy. Free.

August

4

Fitger's courtyard Doggie Happy Hour

Date: August 4
Time: 5:00 pm
(218) 722-8826 • Visit Website

Doggie Happy Hour (weather permitting) at MIDI's Tiki Bar in the Fitger's courtyard! With a purchase from the Tiki Bar A Place for Fido has a special doggie bag for your pup with food and treat samples, a special nightly coupon, a special from that evenings sponsor, and a clean-up bag. Of course, there will be water too! MIDI features dog themed cocktails for the two-legged folks. So come on down to enjoy the view, have a drink, and spend some time outside with your best friend!

August

4

Chester Creek Concerts at Chester Bowl

Date: August 4
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(218) 730-4326 • Visit Website

Music by the "Charlie Parr" Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs for seating, while enjoying the beautiful outdoor setting of Chester Bowl at 1800 East Skyline Parkway. Admission is free.

August

4

Zinema 2 Defender Series

Date: August 4
Time: 7:00 pm
(218) 336-1416 • Visit Website

Each month, a brave soul from our community hosts a screening of a film they are ashamed to love. You won't know what it is until it begins to play. And it will most likely be a painfully funny experience. But don't worry, you'll get your chance to get even. After the movie ends, they will have to defend their film from you and your metaphorical rotten tomatoes. Free and held at Zinema 2, 222 East SUperior Street.

August

4

Ride to Sir Ben's

Date: August 4
Time: 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
(218) 728-1192 • Visit Website

Meet each Tuesday on old or new bikes of any make. A great way to talk bikes, discuss rides, all while enjoying dinner. Held at Sir Ben's, 805 East Superior Street.