The Christmas City of the North Parade has been an annual holiday tradition in Duluth for six decades. It features marching bands, dance performances, colorful floats and an appearance by Santa Claus. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans for this year's parade route have not been announced. The parade is broadcast live on KBJR-TV channel 6.1 and online at kbjr6.com. For more information call parade coordinator Angela Green at 218-481-6183 or email agreen @ kbjr6.com.
Duluth's mega Christmas-light spectacular opens for the season with free cookies and hot cocoa for everyone. Bentleyville "Tour of Lights" is the largest walk through display of lights in America. Guests are invited to stroll under the glow of more than 4 million lights in a 20-acre park on the shores of Lake Superior. Mr. and Mrs. Claus, along with Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, will be on hand for photos and handing out candy canes. This year's Bentleyville hours are…
Mix Cosmetiques offers this opportunity to learn how to make body scrubs as a gift for friends and family. Participants can make four scrubs and choose the scent and color blends. Materials and tools are provided. There is limited seating available for this workshop. Register at mixcosmetiques.com.
This bake sale features a variety of baked goods, such as apple strudel, potica other ethnic delicacies. Sarama is available by pre-order only; six for $13. Call Mary Beth at 218-626-3251 to place an order. All proceeds will benefit the GND Recreation Area
Mix Cosmetiques presents a session making handmade gifts infused with essential oils. Participants can choose to make one of each or four of one from these options: Winter Wonderland Room Spray, Relaxing Bath Salts, Luxe Body Spray, Wellness Blend Essential Oil Roll-on. There is limited seating for each workshop/class. Sign up to reserve a spot at mixcosmetiques.com.
Twin Ports Trailer Trash, a Duluth-based junk removal company, offers free Christmas tree pickups during its second annual holiday tree removal event, running Jan. 6-7. Residents of Duluth, Superior and Hermantown are eligible. Call 218-206-7225 to schedule. Trees must be left curbside without lights, decorations, etc. No artificial or flocked trees. All who use this free service also get a TPTT swag bag.