This Week in DuluthMarch 11th: Open Mic Night hosted by George Ellsworth
9:00 pm at Sir Benedict's Tavern on the Lake. Call (218) 728-1192
March 12th: Open Mic Night
6:00 pm at Beaner's Central Concert Coffeehouse. Call (218) 624-5957
March 13th: The Nordic Film Club
7:00 pm Richard Hansen, Founder and Director of The Duluth Superior Film Festival, will select a Nordic-themed film for your viewing pleasure at the Nordic Center, 23 North Lake Avenue. Call (218) 722-9929
March 13th - 15th: Fitger's Bock Fest
Time: Thurs 6:00 pm / Fri 6:00 pm / Sat 12:00 pm
Events include; Blessing of the Bock, The Big Dip, Stein races, Black Forest Torte eating contest and more! Please visit the Web site for a complete schedule of events. Held in Fitger's Courtyard. Call (218) 722-8826
March 13th - 15th: UMD Theatre Department presents "Buried Child"
7:30 pm. “You can't force a thing to grow.” Achieving national fame with this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sam Shepard offers a macabre view of a Midwestern American family in a drama that revolves around a dark and terrible secret. The work conveys a mystical and cannibalistic pull that binds the family even as its most essential ties unravel. Could digging up the past deliver them from their sins or will it drive them even further over the edge? Adults $18/ Senior (62+) $13/ Students $8/ UMD Faculty & Staff $15/ UMD Students $6. Held at Marshall Performing Arts Center/UMD. Call (218) 726-8561
March 13th - 16th: The Duluth Playhouse Children's Theatre presents "Hairspray"
Time: Thurs-Fri 7:00 pm/ Sat - Sun 2:00 pm
In 1962 Baltimore, the hair is bigger and the music is louder! Come see quirky, plus-sized teen, Tracy Turnblad, as she reaches her dream and dances her way onto the popular Corny Collins Show. Once there, she must use her sudden stardom to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network – all without denting her fabulous 'do! Performed at The Underground Theatre in The Depot. Call (218) 733-7555
March 14th: Jungle Boy Boxing and Grandma’s Sports Garden present: The St. Patty’s Day Brawl, a night of Professional Boxing!
Time: doors open at 5:00 pm/Bell Rings at 7:00 pm
Come support Duluthian Markus Morris, “The Hope of the Hillside” as he boxes in the Main Event. As a show of support to Jungle Boy Boxing and Markus Morris, Grandma’s Sports Garden would like to offer a free buffet with your Pro Boxing ticket. The first 200 people to come to the Sports Garden & buy tickets will receive a free buffet voucher. Pro boxing, live entertainment, and for the first 200 tickets – free dinner! Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Held at Grandma’s Sports Garden at 425 Lake Avenue South. Call (218) 722-4724
March 15th - 16th: Midi Change of Pace Dinner Theater presents "I Do! I Do!"
Time: Fri-Sat dinner at 6:30 pm & show begins at 8 pm/ Sun brunch at 12:30 pm and show begins at 2 pm
This musical was our first show at the Dinner Theater twenty years ago! We proudly present "I DO! I DO!" again, a musical that celebrates 50 years of marriage. Watch "Michael" and "Agnes" as they move through their lives together, from their wedding to the laughter and trials of children, careers, and getting older. All woven together with wonderful, unforgettable music with Sam Black at the piano. Fri $40/Sat $45/Sun $35. Show only tickets are available for $18...call Peggy at (218) 525-2045. Held at Change of Pace Dinner Theater in the Fitger's Complex.
Call Midi Restaurant at (218) 727-4880 for reservations