A free tour of Duluth's excellent cross-country trails for skiers of ages and abilities, hosted by the Duluth XC Ski Club. A potluck follows.
Watch the start of the marathon to the Gunflint Trail and the mid-distance race to Tofte. Postponed from Jan. 27.
Duluth claims to have Minnesota's largest fireworks show, part of festivities in Bayfront Festival park. Watch from Skyline Parkway.
Performers at this festival in Bayfront Park include hometown and regional bands.
Hear island music on Lake Superior, from Bayfront Festival Park.
In 2013, the nonprofit Tall Ships Challenge comes again to the Great Lakes, commemorating War of 1812 military battles.
It's the second year for this festival on the lakefront.
The 25th annual music fest on the Lake Superior harbor showcases national and regional acts on three stages.
Also known as Le Festival des Montgolfières à Duluth, named for the French brothers who pioneered balloon flight in the 1780s, this festival on the bayfront features 12 hot-air balloons, tethered balloon rides, launching and recovery of weather balloons and a concert.
There will be marching bands, floats and Santa, starting on Canal Park at 6:30 p.m.
Tour the retro-cool lighted decorations in Bayfront Festival Park, including a tree that dances to music, Dinosaurland and Penguin Park. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy free popcorn, roasted marshmallows, cookies and hot chocolate. There are fireworks on the last night.