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Snow Day *Perk* Attention: Parents, students, Mayor Ness and everyone else. Thom Storm is awesome!

I propose the City of Duluth creates a Thom Storm Day!

This man has done so much for the youth of our city through his works at Chester Park/Chester Bowl over the years and he continues to do so.

He just sent out an email this afternoon regarding the winter storm. How is this for fore-thinking and helping parents out if the kids are out of school, and who need to go to work for a few hours tomorrow, if they can get there:

If schools are closed tomorrow due to snow, I intend to open the chairlift from 11-4:30, so parents can go to work, & kids can have something fun to do.  I already have early morning grooming of the hill, and snowplowing of the road arranged.  The final piece to the puzzle would be to get some parents to operate the concession stand.  Volunteers would be needed from 10-45am to 2pm and 1:45-4:45pm.  If you would be available to help out, please email me back by 5pm today if possible.  This would only take place if schools are closed.  If schools remain open, the lift will be open it’s regular hours of 4:30-8:30, and volunteers for the concession are already signed up for those shifts.

Thanks for your consideration.

Thom Storm
Executive Director
Chester Bowl Improvement Club
1801 E. Skyline Dr.
Duluth, MN.  55812-1154
(218) 724-9832
[email protected]

Chester Park Summer Concert Series

Finally a Tuesday evening nice enough, and I can hear the band over in the bowl warming up from my deck.

Chester Bowl Summer Concert Series

City of Duluth Parks and Recreation, KQDS Radio &
the Chester Bowl Improvement Club (CBIC) presents the

29th Annual Chester Creek Concert Series
7-8:30 PM – Tuesdays
Chester Bowl Park
Free Admission

June 28: Pot Bellied Stallions (Variety)
July 5: Circuit Breakers (Rock/Pop)
July 12: Rock a Billy Revue (Country rock)
July 19: Déjà vu Drifters (American roots)
July 26: Bill and Kate Isles (Folk)
Aug 2: Sh-Boom (50s and 60s Show Band)
Aug 9: Sweet Grass (Folk)
Aug. 16: Fish-heads (Bluegrass)

Scottish Fest – June 25

Saturday, June 25 · 9:30am – 1:30pm

Fitger’s Courtyard
600 E. Superior St., Duluth

Saturday is the annual Duluth Scottish Heritage Association Highland Dance Competition. Pre-Premier Competition begins at 9:30 a.m. Duluth Scottish Heritage Assn. Pipes & Drums Band will perform in Fitger’s at Noon. Premier Competition Begins at 1:30 PM with awards ceremony to follow. The public is invited to attend; all events are free to the public.

Far West Fest June 25 & 26

Saturday, June 25 from 8am – 1am
Sunday, June 26 from 9am – 5pm
1300 block of Commonwealth Ave  – Gary

Gyro Saturday Sale!

Gyro Saturday Sale

Twelve Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church is having a Gyro Saturday Sale on Saturday, June 18, 11:30 a.m – 5 p.m.

Address: 632 E. Second St., Duluth MN 55805
Questions: 218-722-5957

Duluth Farmer’s Market Opens April 30

Duluth Farmer's Market

Duluth Farmer’s Market
14th Ave. E. and Third St.
Open 7am to noon

The first edition of Lois Hoffbauer’s Farmer’s Market Update arrived via email today. I thought I’d share.

Get on the email list and she’ll keep you posted as to what’s happening each week at the market: what’s in season, when to plant, and all the good stuff you want/need to know.

Cheers!