Community Events Calendar
SATURDAY, SEPT 30
SUNDAY OCT. 1
Apple Fest 3-7 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church orchard, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet. Pick your own apples, apple tasting, caramel apple bars, cider pressing. Live music by the Mae Prachar Band. Free. Fundraiser benefiting Haiti medical mission, donations accepted. Questions? Call Vicki at 218-451-0278.
MONDAY OCT. 2
Cribbage at the Carlton VFW every Monday, starting at noon. All welcome.
TUESDAY, OCT. 3
Free Forestry Center 5K walk/run starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, with registration at 5 p.m. The race will start and finish at the CFC Alumni Pavilion, west of the main parking lot, rain or shine. Stay to enjoy s’mores and hot beverages around the bonfire, and Room at the Table food truck will be on site.
The Cloquet Public Library will host a community blood drive 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4
Chair yoga for all at the Cloquet Public Library 11-11:45 a.m. with Carolyn Ripp from the Nest Wellness Studio.
FRIDAY, OCT. 6
“Westward Ho!” Zoom genealogy presentation on migration methods of the United States, with Eleanor Brinsko. Visit the library website to access the Zoom link after Oct. 2. You can also participate in the Zoom session at the library.
MONDAY, OCT. 9
The Ladies of Kaleva Cloquet Chapter will serve Pannukakku Breakfast 8-11 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 204 5th St. N. in Carlton. Cost: $8 adults, $4 children. Call 218-591-6486 for takeout.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11
Produce distribution at the Salvation Army food shelf starting at 10:30 a.m., while supplies last. This is the last distribution of produce for 2023. The food shelf is open 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 218-879-1693
SATURDAY OCT. 14
River of Life annual fall bazaar 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 1002 Carlton Ave. Crafts, baked goods, pasties and more.
Growing Shiitake mushrooms at your home hands-on workshop, with Shawn Bernhardt at the Cloquet Public Library, 10 a.m. to noon. Learn how to start a shiitake mushroom log. Log not included, other supplies provided.
TUESDAY OCT. 24
Diabetes health fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Memorial Hospital. Free event includes many free health screenings, information on diabetes, giveaways and door prizes. Get the latest information on diabetes management, prevention and resources from diabetes experts.
SATURDAY, OCT. 28
The Knotty Carvers of the North club will hold its annual woodcarving show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Sport and Event Center in Proctor. Free, all welcome. Visit with woodcarvers and vendors.