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Home, Business and Sports show kicks off Friday at Black Bear

After attracting record-breaking crowds last year, the Cloquet Home, Business and Sport Show is back at the Otter Creek Convention Center at Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton Friday and Saturday, March 22-23.

Open Friday from 1-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the event, sponsored by the Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce, will feature more than 125 booths, live entertainment, family activities and a craft show both days. Admission and parking are free.

For more information, call the Chamber at 218-879-1551, 1-800-554-4350 or visit

The entertainment schedule follows:


3 p.m. The Lake Superior Zoo (hands-on presentation)

4-8 p.m. Balloon animals by The Amazing Charles

5:30 p.m. The Amazing Charles Magic Show

7 p.m. Northern Lights Entertainment


10-3 p.m. Bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny

10 a.m. Becky's Dance Competition Team

11:30 a.m. Tricia & the Toonie's Puppet Show (sponsored by WLSSD)

1:30 p.m. The Toonie's Family Fun Show

3 p.m. Becky's Dance Performance Team