Hunting, fishing, hiking, swimming — there are plenty of
outdoor activities to keep you busy in Douglas County. But after the sun goes
down and you’ve hung up your hiking boots, sometimes you want to have a little
nightlife fun! We’ve got you covered for all things arts and entertainment.
Arts Superior and the surrounding areas are home to many types of artists —
potters, painters, textile artists, and more. Click here for a listing of
artist shops and studios, and be sure to check our calendar of events for art
show openings. Many of our local businesses and venues feature local artists
from time to time, and the Superior Business Improvement District’s Phantom
Galleries program showcases artwork throughout the year.
Music Whether you’re into classical music or rock and roll, we’re home to many
talented musicians. The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department
boasts a plethora of talented vocalists and instrumentalists alike. From
percussion performances to acappella choir and symphonic band concerts, there’s
always something happening on campus. Visit www.uwsuper.edu for updates on
concert dates and times.
If guitar riffs or country music croons are more your style,
Douglas County has plenty of music to fit your liking. Venus throughout Douglas
County, including many bars and taverns on the newly reconstructed Tower Avenue
in Superior, host a wide variety of local and regional bands. For a
comprehensive list of local musicians and music venues,
www.twinportsnightlife.com is a great resource full of up-to-date events. Also
be sure to check our calendar of events page for listings.
Superior isn’t the only place where you’ll find great music.
In Solon Springs you’ll find the beautiful
Lucius Woods Performing Arts Center. Lucius Woods Performing
Arts Center, Inc. is a presenter of a wide variety of quality, professional
music. The setting is the beautiful Lucius Woods Park in the heart of the
Village of Solon Springs in rural northwest Wisconsin. Bring a chair and enjoy
music under the stars. A summer concert schedule can be found at
Theater Along with talented musicians and singers, UW-Superior has a very active
Theatre Department. Students perform a wide variety of shows — from operas to
plays and comedies — throughout the academic year. See what the talented actors
and actresses of the Theatre Department are up to by visiting www.uwwsuper.edu.
Local professional non-profit theatre company, Twin Ports
Stage, produces theatre, film, music, and other creative projects. They’re
always up to something new, whether it is a live radio show or other fun
performances. Stay abreast on what this talented local group is doing by
visiting their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TwinPortsStage.
Movies If a night at the movies is in order, the Superior Value Cinema is a great
place to watch a movie on the cheap. Located in the Mariner Mall, this theater
features a variety of second-run films for children and adults at a discounted
rate of $3 per ticket — no matter what time it is or how old you are. For
up-to-date show times, visit www.marcustheatres.com and search for “Superior
Sporting Events Hockey, basketball, baseball, football, soccer, softball — should we go on?
Douglas County is home to many high school and college sports teams. The
UW-Superior campus is home to many exciting sporting events throughout the
year. Take in a hockey game at Wessman Arena, or attend a basketball,
volleyball, or track and field event in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Marcovich
Welness Center. More informationon how you can cheer on the Yellowjackets can
be found at www.uwsyellowjackets.com.
The three public school districts in Douglas County are also
home to many teams and sporting events. The Superior Spartans, Northwestern
Tigers, and Solon Springs Eagles are all talented groups of athletes. In
addition, the private Maranatha Academy fields a girls volleyball team in the
fall, and other teams as interest and enrollment dictates. Throughout the
school year sports fans can watch football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and
other sports teams. For high school sports schedules, visit www.lakesuperiorconference.org,
www.maple.k12.wi.us, www.solonk12.net, or www.maranathaacademy.net.
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