Dylan Days: Saturday in Bob Dylan’s hometown

Saturday is traditionally the biggest day of Dylan Days in Bob Dylan’s hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota. Hundreds of people are expected to be wandering the streets of the town and attending a wide range of events. Enjoy!

  • Dylan Days Bus Tour 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. A fascinating guided tour of the Hibbing that inspired a young Bob Dylan. Tickets are $15 (includes a Dylan Days button).
  • Dylan Days U.S. Postal Cancellation at Zimmy’s 12:00–4:00 pm.
  • Zimmy’s Dylan Days Art Exhibition – entries from local artists from SoHo and others from around the globe, many of which are for sale Saturday afternoon.
  • William Meissner signing copies of his novel “Spirits in the Grass” and Dylan-inspired poetry at Howard Street Booksellers 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Dan Bergan & Larry Ryan signing copies of their new DVD “Hibbing High School and Its History” at Howard Street Booksellers 2:30-3:30 pm.
  • Dylan Days “Second” Singer-Songwriter Contest at Zimmys 3-6 pm for those from
  • Friday night’s waiting list.
  • Hibbing Arts Council Benefit Concert featuring Big Dipper Jazz Band including an opening act by Wheeler Dealers at the Little Theater in the Hibbing Memorial Building at 7 pm. Tickets are additional.
  • Freewheelers from Duluth, Minnesota perform some Dylan favorites and other music at Zimmy’s 10 p.m.– 1 a.m.

Tomorrow brings the “farewell” brunch at Zimmy’s and the everlasting promise of even more fun next year. Follow Dylan Days at the website www.dylandays.com, on Facebook or Twitter.

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