Updated: 08/15/2014 9:21 AM
Created: 08/15/2014 8:39 AM WDIO.com
Art in Bayfront Park kicks off this Saturday, August 16 and goes through Sunday, August 17. The fair starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 6 p.m. Saturday (5 p.m. Sunday).
We had volunteer Liz Johnson and artist Joel Cherrico on the show to give a preview of the pieces folks will see over the weekend.
Joel is a talented pottery artist who works mainly by pottery wheel. He makes his living creating works of art that are also functional for daily use.
Check out Joel's website and full range of pieces here.
The Art in Bayfront Park Art Fair is a free, two-day fine art festival showcasing over 180 gallery quality artists and entertainers from across the United States.
Its mission is to enrich lives through art by providing meaningful and rewarding art experiences to the Northland community for a fun filled weekend of art appreciation.
Art in Bayfront aims to support the community by donating $500 for art supplies to each local Duluth high school, depending on the amount of volunteers they recruit.
To learn more about Art in Bayfront, head to artinbayfrontpark.com
1 Dead, 2 Injured in Rural Mt. Iron Crash
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says that a 79-year-old Mt. Iron man is dead after a three-vehicle accident on Highway 7.
Iron River Man Killed, Wife and Grandson Injured in Rollover
The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office says that a 54-year-old Iron River, Wis. man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident in the town of Cable on Friday evening.
Community Leaders Spotlight Underused Income Tax Credit
Employers have just one more day to send out W-2 forms for taxes, but before this year's tax season gets in full swing, Duluth Community Leaders called attention to a credit that one in five eligible tax payers fail to claim.
Duluth Public Schools Prepped for Measles
With more than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in the U.S. including one in Minnesota, Duluth Public School officials said they're doing what they can to prepare for any sign of the virus in the Northland....
Mining Industry Day: We Are Hiring
The 3rd annual Mining Industry Day in Chisholm brought together mining companies and industry vendors, with folks who are looking for work.