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Treasures of the Earth – Green Art & Goods Fair

Treasures of the Earth – Green Art & Goods Fair. Held at the Unitarian Church, 835 W. College St., Duluth – March 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A variety of local artists will have booths showing what they are making out of local natural materials (wood, stone, bark, fiber) or recycled material. There will also be a nature photography and nature art section at the fair. These earth friendly and earth inspiring items make great additions to your home, cabin or as gifts throughout the year. Come shop. You will find many creative and unique items at this fair. Local made is the way to go. If you are a Twin Ports artist who uses recycled materials or natural materials in your work and would like to participate, contact [email protected]

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Get it Local Gift Fair – Dec. 5

Saturday, Dec. 5 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N. 11th Ave E.

This is the 3rd year for the fair that has over 25 local artists and a mix of nonprofits providing key services and support in the area.

What you will find there: artwork, pottery, jewelry, felted and sewn items, and so many unique items.

New this year-Make & Take station

Get Great Stuff local gift fair – Dec. 8

Shop the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Duluth Congregational Church, 3833 E. Superior St. Open shopping time: 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Do some holiday shopping after work. Many local-made and creative gift items will be available for purchase. Over 20 artists will be participating. Pottery, books, sewn items, jewelry, cards, healing pads, diamond willow items, T-shirts, chocolates, and more.

For more information, contact 525-5098 or [email protected] These fairs are brought to you by www.wendyupnorth.com.

Get to the Point Awesome Art & Gift Fair

The Get to the Point Awesome Art & Gift Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lafayette Square Community Building, 3026 Minnesota Ave, Park Point. – Duluth

Awesome things made in the region. Jewelry, watercolors, driftwood frames, photography, felted items, sewn creations, candles, soap, local books/authors, notepads, and more.

For more information, contact 525-5098. www.wendyupnorth.com/duluthfairs.

Duluth Library Book Sale 2009 – recycling at its best

Duluth Library book sale – Friends of the DPL fundraiser 2009 – Come again next August

iFILMS are back at the library

iFILMS: independent & international [email protected]
Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Series
Go to www.duluth.lib.mn.us

A free film series sponsored by the Friends of the Duluth Public Library

All films begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Green Room.
The Green Room opens at 1:15.

Library Used Book Sale Aug 18-21

Friends of the Duluth Public Library
Annual Grand Used Book Sale

Aug 18-21, 2009

Come get bargain books, DVDs, videos, CDs, vinyl and more at the annual book sale held at the Duluth Public Library, 520 W. Superior St. Hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Aug 19 and 20 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the bag sale on Friday, Aug 21. The sale is open to Friends members only on Tuesday, Aug 18 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be a special handicap-accessible shopping time from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wed, Aug. 19. Book categories include children’s books, fiction, biographies, cookbooks, nature, and much more. People can join Friends at the book fair or on-line at www.duluth.lib.mn.us/CS/Friends.html.

A silent auction will be held on the library upper level during the book fair and will have rare and unique books.

On Saturday, Aug 22, there will be a Book Fair at the Barnes & Noble at the Miller Hill Mall. Purchases made on that day will help to raise funds for the Friends of Library. The support voucher can be picked up at the book sale, at the library, or on-line at www.duluth.lib.mn.us/CS/Friends.html.

Woman-Made: Marvelous Things Made by Northland Women

Mark your calendar – July 25 – new local art fair at the College of St. Scholastica

Stopover at Woman-Made: Marvelous Things Created by Northland Women on July 25.
This Art & Quality Craft Fair will be held on the last Saturday in July from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of St. Scholastica, Somers Lounge, 1200 Kenwood Ave.. in Duluth

This summer event (indoors, so it doesn’t matter what the weather is) will offer locals and tourists a spectacular place to shop for one-of a kind and handcrafted items made by over 25 local artists – all women.

Local made pottery, photography, artwork, clothing, sewn items, calendars, soap, water color art, fiber, books, as well as jewelry. It’s fun to see what moves people and the creativity flow that is alive and well in the Northland. Women-made items are a definite part of the businesses up here in the region and hand-made. Come to the fair and purchase plenty items to take home for yourself or as gifts.

A portion of the vendor fees will be donated to the YWCA Girl Power program.


Let Peace Shine (Duluth 2009) video

Here’s a video my husband and I made for the Men as Peacemakers film festival. It won 3rd prize. YouTube seems to be making it a little darker, sorry.

Skywalkin’ in Duluth in 2009

Short video through a part of the Duluth Skywalk.

July 25 – Woman-Made: Marvelous Things made by Women in the Northland

This art & quality craft fair will be held at the College of Saint Scholastica, Somers Lounge. A portion of the vendors fee will go to the Girl Power program at the YWCA. If you are a local or regional artist, please inquire by June 1. The jewelry category is already filled. www.greygreen.org/duluthfairs 525-5098

May 2 -Dulcimer Day in Duluth festival

Fantastic guest performers playing the dulcimer (mountain and hammered), mandolin, bluegrass, old-time, ballads, clogging and good fun. Concerts at 1 pm and 7 pm. Local crafters 10 to 4 pm (concert pass required to get into crafter area which also includes a 4 pm contradance) Twenty classes starting at 9 a.m. to learn to play folk instrument. See schedule at www.DulcimersInDuluth.com The theme is Music is Mountains of Fun.

April 30 -Showing of Snively’s Road video by Mark Ryan

Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m.
“Snively’s Road” video documentary showing
Come watch a showing of Snively’s Road, a video on the history of Skyline Parkway produced by Mark Ryan which will be shown at the Duluth Public Library. The showing is free and will be in the Green Room on Michigan Street level.

Event is provided by the Skyline Planning & Preservation Alliance

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