Community Events Calendar
SATURDAY, MARCH 11
Maple syrup making 2 p.m., Spirit Lake Native Farms. See a sugar-bush in operation and learn about the maple sugar making process with Bruce Savage. 1032 Spirit Lake Road, Sawyer
Cloquet Eagles kraut feed 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW. Homemade sauerkraut slow-cooked with sausage and pork, potato, cheesy carrots and bun, $15 per plate. Delivery and takeout available. 218-348-2885, 428-2119
SUNDAY, MARCH 12
NorthEastern mojakka cookoff 12-4:30 p.m., on Dunlap Island in Cloquet. $10 donation at the door, $9 advance-purchase tickets. Sample and vote for People’s Choice of Finnish mojakka soups. No entry fee, entry forms at NorthEastern Hotel, 879-9968. Proceeds support the Carlton County Historical Society.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14
“Sharing Traditions” exhibit opening, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Carlton County Historical Society, 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Sugar-bushing and rice-camping exhibit, featuring traditional birch bark baskets used in making maple syrup. Presented by the CCHS and the Fond du Lac Reservation Historical Society. 879-1938
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15
Senior dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with the Chmielewski Funtime Band. Potluck, $9 cover. 218-210-7793, 391-4783
DFL meets 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at FDLTCC, in the commons area; also on Zoom, 218-384-3878 for password.
Barnum American Legion & Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Barnum Senior Center. New and prospective members are always welcome. 218-389-6386
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry distribution 10:30-11:30 a.m. the third Thursday of the month at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 615 12th St., Cloquet.
CMH Auxiliary/VSO book sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17 at Community Memorial Hospital, 512 Skyline Blvd., Cloquet.
Interseeding and Soil Health workshop 6 p.m., Barnum Community Center, 3753 Front Street, Barnum. Free, registration required: http://www.carltonswcd.org or 218-384-3891.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Carlton Area Lions Club Burger Night 5-7 p.m., Carlton VFW. Burger $6, cheeseburger $7, includes chips and condiments.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
National Quilt Day display of vintage and modern quilts and quilted products 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Carlton Co. Historical Society, 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Free. Co-hosted by the Wood City Quilters Guild, whose members will answer questions and talk about all things sewing and quilting.
Swedish meatball supper 2:30-5:30 p.m., Bethesda Lutheran, 204 Fifth St., Carlton. $12/adult, $7/ages 5-10, free for under age 5. Tickets at the door or in advance from church members. Takeout available. 218-384-4501
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7 p.m., Mahtowa Covenant Church, 2732 Second St., Mahtowa. Freewill offering, proceeds toward sending youth to church camp. 218-389-6307
Ham Bingo 6:30 p.m., Cromwell Pavilion. Raffle baskets, free popcorn, free will offering, lunch will be served. Bingo cards 50 cents each or $10 for 20 games. Sponsored by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19
Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with music by Jerry & Joyce. Potluck, $9 cover. 218-210-7793, 218-391-4783
TUESDAY, MARCH 21
Cloquet Area Fire District child car seat safety clinic 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Station 1, at 508 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
Chair yoga for all ages 11-11:45 a.m. at the Cloquet Public Library, with Nest Wellness Studio’s Carolyn Ripp. Also 29 and April 5 & 12
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
Young Old Timers dance 1-4 p.m. with Florian Chmielewski
Seed swap, Q&A, and presentation on saving seeds by Master Gardener and seed saving expert Doug McLellan 6-7:30 p.m., Carlton Co. Transportation Building, 1630 County Road 61. Bring seeds marked with variety or any other gardening item to swap. Cost: $5, free for under age 18.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with music by Ted and Rose. Potluck, $9 cover. 218-210-7793, 391-4783