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Play In It or Alongside It

• Lake Superior Schooner Outings
Daily July 15 – 19 at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM
leaving from the North House Folk School, 500 W Highway 61, Grand Marais
$45.00 for adults; $35.00 for children under 12
http://www.northhouse.org/programs/dailysailing/index.htm
Set sail on Lake Superior aboard the Hjødis, a 50-foot
traditionally rigged schooner.

• Hike Oberg Mountain
July 15 from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM at the Oberg Mountain Trailhead near
Tofte
Free. www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/superior/recreation/naturalist.php
Come explore the forest and the breathtaking views from
Oberg Mountain.

• 39th Annual Park Point 5-miler
July 16 starting at 6:30 PM at the Park Point Pavilion, Duluth
$25.00 entry fee. http://grandmasmarathon.com
Run the main paved road transecting the world’s longest
freshwater sand bar.

• 34th Annual Split Rock Bicycle Tour
July 17 starting at 7:00 AM from the Ordean Building, 424 W Superior St,
Duluth
Lake Superior. It affects $30.00 registration fee for individuals; $40.00 per family
www.veloduluth.com/
our weather, drives our
economy, and serves as our Experience spectacular lake views and gentle rolling terrain as
playground. It is a part of you bike along the scenic North Shore.
everything we do here. We are
inextricable interconnected.
• Guided Hike of the Superior Hiking Trail
As Lake Superior Day 2010 July 17 starting at 10:00 AM at the Fox Farm Road Trailhead near Knife River
approaches, Minnesota’s Lake Free. www.shta.org/Events/GuidedHikes.php
Superior Coastal Program Check out one of the trail’s newest sections featuring the
encourages you to connect with magnificent Knife River.
the lake at any one of these
events or activities.
• Nature on the Point
July 17 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM at Artists’ Point, Grand Marais
Free. www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/superior/recreation/naturalist.php
Enjoy the Grand Marais harbor with a walk to the lighthouse
and scenic Artist Point.
• 10th Annual Lake Superior Salmon Classic Fishing Tournament
July 17 from 4:00 AM – 6:00 PM and July 18 from 4:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Silver Bay Marina, 99 Beach Dr
$20.00 per ticket. www.silverbay.com/lsscfc.htm
Compete for bragging rights and great prizes for the largest Coho salmon, king salmon
and lake trout.

Take Steps to Protect It

• “North Shore Invasive Plants – What Are They and What Can You Do
About Them” Presentation
July 17 starting at 10:00 AM at Sugarloaf Cove, 9096 Highway 61, Schroeder
Free. www.sugarloafnorthshore.org/calendar.php
Learn how to identify non native invasive plants, how they threaten our North Shore
forests, and what you can do to control them on your property.

• Lake Superior Day Celebration
July 18 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Gooseberry Falls State Park, 3206 Highway 61 E, Two Harbors
Free with admission to the park. www.mndnr.gov
Spend the day learning about Lake Superior– its unique and sensitive landscape, flora
and fauna - and how we can help keep it clean and healthy.

• “Sustainable Landscaping, Shoreland Buffers, and Rain Gardens”
Workshops
July 19 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Silver Bay Public Library, 9 Davis Dr; 1:30 – 3:30 PM at the Two
Harbors Public Library, 320 Waterfront Drive; and 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Duluth Public Library, 520 West
Superior Street
Free. http://www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us/blog-downloads/landscaping.pdf
Find out the basics of how to design natural areas and improve lakeshore vegetation
from local and regional Master Gardeners. Don’t forget to bring pictures of your trouble
spots.
Learn More

• Lake Superior Day Exhibition
July 15 – 18 from 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, 600 S Lake Ave, Duluth
Free. http://www.lsmma.com/special_prog.htm
Visit with experts and peruse the informational tables and displays touching on
everything from aquatic invasive species to cool places to visit around the lake.

• All Water Film Festival
Films start at 7:00 PM on July 16 and 5:00 PM on July 17 & 18 at Zinema 2, 222 E Superior St, Duluth
Free. http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/2010/07/07
Grab some popcorn and enjoy one or all three of these great movies – Disney’s Oceans
on Friday, the documentary End of the Line on Saturday, and Flow: For Love of Water on
Sunday.

• Lunch with the History People – “When Lakeside Was A City”
July 15 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Ruth Maney Room at the Duluth Depot, 301 W 1st St
Free. http://www.thehistorypeople.org/events.asp
Get a glimpse of what life was like in what is now Duluth’s Lakeside neighborhood from
the 1850’s through the late 20th century.

• Lake Superior Circle Tour in Words and Images
July 17 starting at 11:30 AM at the Great Lakes Aquarium, 353 Harbor Dr, Duluth
Free.
Join Paul Hayden, publisher of Lake Superior Magazine, as he takes a complete tour
around Lake Superior – no travel required.

• Lake Superior Day Celebration
July 18 from 10:00 Am – 4:00 PM at Sugarloaf Cove, 9096 Highway 61, Schroeder
Free. www.sugarloafnorthshore.org/calendar.php
Enjoy a day filled with activities and programs about our amazing lake.

• Love Lake Superior Artisan and Information Fair
July 18 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at First United Methodist Church, 230 E Skyline Pkwy, Duluth
Free. http://www.wendyupnorth.com//duluthfairs/
Browse through over 20 artist and educational booths, listen to poetry, and take in
some of the city’s best views of the lake.

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