October

4-7 ART, CRAFT and AMISH QUILT SALE. Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille, 5890 Hwy. 57 Jacksonport. View or purchase original hand-made Amish quilts and other crafts. www.jacksonportcraftcottage.com. 920-823-2288.

6 SEAQUIST ORCHARD APPLE FESTIVAL. 11482 Hwy. 42, Sister Bay. Apple launching, pumpkin painting, mazes, live music. www.seaquistorchards.com. 920-854-4199.

6-8 FALL FUN FEST & CIDER PRESSING PARTY. Washington Island Farm Museum. Bring your own apples or buy a bucket to press into a gallon of cider. There will be entertainment, wagon rides, dip your own caramel apples on the spot, brats, chili, hot and cold fresh pressed cider. Kids old fashioned games on Saturday. www.washingtonisland-wi.com. 920-847-2179.

6-7 PUMPKIN PATCH FEST. Throughout Egg Harbor. Carnival rides, art fair, silent auction, live music, scarecrow and pumpkin displays, food. www.eggharbordoorcounty.org. 920-868-3717.

6-7 TOWNLINE ART FAIR. Fine Line Designs Gallery, 10376 Hwy. 42, Ephraim. Display and sale of visual arts and crafts. Featuring over 80 professional juried artists from across the Midwest. www.finelinedesignsgallery.com. 920-854-4343.

6-7 FALL LIGHTHOUSE TOURS. Throughout Door County. www.dcmm.org. and http://www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org. 920-743-5958.

7 THE TALE OF THE PESTIGO FIRE. Belgian Heritage Center, 1255 Cty. Rd DK, Brussels. Story of the Peshtigo fire that ravaged Southern Door. Belgian Booyah available. Program is free and open to public. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. www.belgianheritagecenter.org.

7 ANNUAL JEWLERY SHOW. Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. Annual celebration of gallery’s 20 jewelry artists. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wine and light hors d’oeurves. Free. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.

12-14 SISTER BAY FALL FEST. Throughout Sister Bay. End-of-season bash. Parade, live music, street food, art fair, auto show, children’s activities. www.cometosisterbay.com.

13 APPLE DAY. Heritage Village at Big Creek. 2041 Michigan St. Sturgeon Bay. It’s all about the apple, Door County’s other fruit! View a collection of apple peelers. Apple chili and desserts for sale. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

http://www. doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org. 920-421-2332.

15 150th ANNIVERSARY EAGLE BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE. Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek. 10 a.m. Birthday cake and Gibraltar High School band. www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

20-21 FALL ART CRAWL. Throughout Ellison Bay. Explore one-of-a-kind art galleries, shops, and nature trails. Enjoy refreshments and demonstrations while browsing this unique event. Maps are available at all member galleries. www.ellisonbayarts.com. 920-854-4839.

20 FAMILY ART DAY. Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek. Open to all families with children ages 3 to 17. No registration necessary. Free. www.peninsulaschoolofart.org. 920-868-3455.

26-27 DARK SONGS. Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay. Songwriters perform after a full week of writing and recording new original collaborative material in the spirit of the “dark” holidays of late autumn. For performance locations and times: www.holidaymusicmotel.com. 920-743-5571.

26-27 JACK ‘O LANTERN DAYS. Throughout Fish Creek. Mask making, pumpkin carving, Halloween parade, costume parties for kids, adults and dogs. www.visitfishcreek.com. 920-868-2316.

27 THRILLS ON THIRD AVENUE. Sturgeon Bay. Pumpkin painting, costume parade and contest, haunted house, carnival games. www.sturgeonbay.net. 920-743-6246.

November

1 MARITIME SPEAKERS SERIES. Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N. Madison St., Sturgeon Bay. 7 p.m. Free, with food donation. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.

3 HALLOWEEN PARTY. Wave Pointe Marina and Resort. 3600 Cty Rd. CC, Sturgeon Bay. Live music and costume contest. 7-11 p.m.

3 KARAOKE. Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort. 7643 Hillside Rd. Egg Harbor. 9 p.m. www.thelandmarkresort.com. 920-868-3205.

4 ANNUAL POTTERY SHOW. Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. New mugs, bowls and Ikebanas from resident artist Chad Luberger and new pottery from five guest potters. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wine and light hors d’oeurves. Free. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.

8 COMEDY CLUB. Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort. 7643 Hillside Rd. Egg Harbor. 6:30 buffet, 8 p.m. Live performance. For tickets and show info: www.thelandmarkresort.com. 920-868-3205.

10 HOLIDAY DEMONSTRATIONS. Door County Maritime Museum, 120 Madison St. Sturgeon Bay. May include quilting, cooking and more. Free museum admission with class registration. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.

Nov. 10 through Dec. 11 MERRY-TIME FESTIVAL OF TREES. Door County Maritime Museum, 120 Madison St. Sturgeon Bay.

16-18 CHRISTMAS BY THE BAY. Throughout Sturgeon Bay. Tree lighting ceremony Friday evening. Holiday parade Saturday. Carriage and trolley rides. Santa at Door County Historical Museum. Sunday Brunch with Santa at Stone Harbor. www.sturgeonbay.net. 920-743-6246.

17 FAMILY ART DAY. Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek. Open to all families with children ages 3 to 17. No registration necessary. Free. www.peninsulaschoolofart.org. 920-868-3455.

17 KARAOKE. Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort. 7643 Hillside Rd. Egg Harbor. 9 p.m. www.thelandmarkresort.com. 920-868-3205.

NOV 17-DEC 22 HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP. Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay. Unique items, art, etc. www.millerartmuseum.org. 920-746-0707.

18 CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING & CHILI SUPPER. Throughout Ellison Bay. Starting at 5 p.m. www.doorcountynorth.com.

22 THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE. Jacksonport. Eclectic holiday parade begins at 10:30 a.m. www.jacksonport.net.

23 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort. 7643 Hillside Rd. Egg Harbor. Breakfast, Santa, arts and crafts. 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. www.thelandmarkresort.com. 920-868-3205.

23-24 CAPTURE THE SPIRIT. Throughout Sister Bay. Santa Clausm extended shopping hours, art fair, cookie decorating for kids.

23-24 HOLLY DAYS. Throughout Egg Harbor. Old-fashioned winter weekend. Breakfast with Santa, elf hunt for children, tree lighting, caroling, horse-drawn wagon rides. www.eggharbordoorcounty.org. 920-868-3717.

23-24 NORTHERN DOOR CHILDRENS’ CENTER HOLIDAY HOME TOUR. Self-guided tour featuring five homes decorated for the season. www.northerndoorchildrenscenter.org. 920-854-4244.

24 MERRY-TIME FUN KIDS DAY. Door County Maritime Museum, 120 Madison St. Sturgeon Bay. Sea Dogs exhibit, scavenger hunt, storytelling, cookie decorating, crafts. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.

24 HOLIDAY ART FAIR. Friends of Gibraltar sponsored. Sister Bay Village Hall, 10693 Hwy. 42. Featuring Door County artisans. Proceeds support programing at Gibraltar Schools. 920-868-3284 Ext. 205.

30 STAGEKIDS HOLIDAY SHOW. Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N. 3rd Ave. Sturgeon Bay. Featuring students throughout Door County. www.thirdavenueplayhouse.com. 920-743-1760.

For a complete listing of events, along with up-to-date information, please consult the Door County Advocate’s Key to the Door Weekly, available throughout the county.

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