Northland Labor Day Events

By KBJR News 1

Northland Labor Day Events

August 31, 2012 Updated Aug 31, 2012 at 11:51 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- It's time to celebrate the working man and woman across the country. We have provided a list of the events going on around the Northland to celebrate Labor Day.

1. Virtual Labor Day Run, September 3rd: This unique run allows anyone in the city to run wherever they want starting at 9am. So get your running shoes out and enjoy a jaunt through your favorite trail.

2. The Duluth-Superior Pride Festival: The Pride Festival is already in full swing across the Twin Ports. Events are scheduled all weekend long in both Superior and Duluth. For a list of events, you can log onto their website dspride.com.

1. Labor Day Celebration and Parade: Cloquet will be putting on an all day celebration on Monday, September 3rd. From 10am to 3pm, visitors can enjoy the Labor Day Classic Car Show on Avenue C between 12th and 14th Street.

At 11am, the Labor Day Parade will start at Avenue B. You can register to be in the parade starting at 9:30am.

From 12pm to 2pm, visitors can enjoy a Free Labor Day Picnic at the Labor Temple on Avenue C.

From 12:30pm to 5:30 pm the Labor Day Carnival will be in full swing at the Veterans Park at Avenue B and Hwy 33.

Iron Range
Petrell hall Centennial Celebration
You can help celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the few remaining Finnish log halls in Minnesota on Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd in Brimon, MN along the Brimson Toimi Road. Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday there will be a day-long program of exhibits, speakers, singers, and storytellers featuring the area's Finnish history and cultural life.

The celebration continues on Sunday and includes a Pancake Breakfast from 8 - 11 a.m. and is followed by a Finnish history program from 11 - Noon and a time capsule presentation.

Admission is free.

Pancake Breakfast cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 5-12, and free for children under 5. Free birthday cake and coffee will be served both days.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns