Updated: 07/30/2014 9:12 AM
Created: 07/30/2014 8:51 AM WDIO.com
Friday, August 1 marks the DSSO's Annual Fund Raiser, Beerthoven! Beer tasting starts at 7 p.m. with plenty of local brews. Every attendee will receive a souvenir tasting glass, and an opportunity to bid on beer and gin-themed items.
Aside from tastings, there will be appetizers, games, and music by DSSO musicians and friends. Attendees can also roam the exhibits, socialize, and spend time on the patio (weather permitting).
Parking in the Aquarium lot is free for Beerthoven attendees.
For those who want to get in on the fun early, the VIP gin tasting event starts at 6 p.m. The cost for the special gin tasting is $35, and it includes all of the other activities. There are only 50 available VIP tickets, so get them quick!
Tickets for the main event are $25 and available at the door or in advance at the DSSO Box Office, located at 130 West Superior Street, LL 2 US Bank Building.
Folks can also dial 218-623-3776 for tickets.
Bent Paddle Brewing Company
Canal Park Brewing Company
Carmody Irish Pub
Castle Danger Brewery
Dubh Linn Irish Pub
Lake Superior Brewing Company
Tycoon's Ale House
Swim Creative and Tycoon's Ale house are helping sponsor Beerthoven. All proceeds go to the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's Education and Outreach Programs, along with the upcoming season Nordic Life.
For more information, head to dsso.com/beerthoven
Woman Hospitalized after Armed Standoff with Deputies in Douglas County
A 22-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman was hospitalized on Wednesday evening after an armed standoff with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
City of Tower Starts Dredging on Multi-Million-Dollar Harbor Project
The City of Tower is starting a new phase of an old dream. Back in June, WDIO's sister station KSTP reported that Tower's multi-million-dollar Harbor Renaissance Project hadn't gone anywhere in seven years. But Wednesday, the City said they're moving forward.
Minnesota Food Charter Launched at DECC
Around five hundred people flocked to the DECC for the Minnesota Statewide Food Access Summit. One of the big events? The launch of the of the Minnesota Food Charter. Only four other states have a food charter, but Food Charter Steering Committee Chair Mindy Kurzer said number five is unique.
Bong Bridge to Reopen Friday
The Duluth-bound lanes of the Richard I. Bong Bridge are expected to reopen Friday morning after a summer of construction. Superior-bound lanes have remained open this year but will be closed next year.
TV Campaign Ads Make Wealth an Issue in Minn. Election
It seems an hour doesn't go by without several television campaign ads criticizing a candidate for having millions of dollars or trying to line his or her pockets at government expense. Class warfare is nothing new in politics, but it certainly is more pronounced in Minnesota this year because of two Republican candidates: Stewart Mills and Mike McFadden. They've been the target of a barrage of attack ads aimed at their personal wealth and how they accumulated it.