1-2 CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE. Throughout Sturgeon Bay. Visit www.sturgeonbaywi.org. to find participating sales.
2-3 FREE FUN WEEKEND. Throughout Door County. All-day entrance to any Wisconsin State park, forest, trail or recreation area. Fish without a license for one day (all other fishing regulations apply.)
2 SIDEPORK FEST. Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay. All-day celebration of the Midwest delicacy side pork. Hog Wild run at 8:30 a.m. Festival begins at the conclusion of the run. Kid Zone, bands, arts and crafts, food and beverages. www.sideporkfest.com. 920-724-1488.
8-10 DOOR COUNTY LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL. Annual event includes boat excursions and guided land-based tours to all 11 historic Door County lighthouses. Visitors have access to lighthouses that aren’t typically open to the public, including Chambers Island, Plum Island and Sherwood Point lighthouses. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.
9 GOAT FEST AND PARADE. Al Johnson’s restaurant, Sister Bay. Live music outside, kids games, Swedish pancake eating contest, goat drop contest, food and beverages. Goat parade through downtown Sister Bay at 10:30 a.m. www.aljohnsons.com. 920-854-2626.
9 PAPER COLLAGE SHOW OPENING. Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. Featuring artist Gail McCoy and new Sand Hill crane images. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wine and light hors d’oeurves. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.
12 OPENING NIGHT, PENINSULA PLAYERS. Fish Creek. America’s oldest summer theater company returns to its waterfront “Theater in a Garden” with a varied collection of plays. For information on current productions that run through mid October. www.peninsulaplayers.com. 920-868-3287.
13 OPENING NIGHT, NORTHERN SKY THEATER. Original musicals rotate nightly during summer season that runs through late August. Performing under the stars in Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek. 920-854-6117. www.folkloretheatre.com. A fall season follows, indoors.
14-17 STEELBRIDGE SONGFEST. Downtown Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay. The annual Steel Bridge Songfest returns once again to Sturgeon Bay to celebrate preservation through the power of music. Over 150 artists perform all original music at 12+ venues throughout the city. www.SteelBridgeSongfest.org.
15 EPHRAIM HERITAGE DAY. Free admission to Ephraim’s cultural sites, including the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s historical locations, including museums. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.ephraim.org. 920-854-9688.
16 FYR BAL FESTIVAL. Downtown Ephraim. Festival re-creates traditions of early Norwegians celebrating midsummer. Enjoy live music, art and craft show, alpacas and llamas, a raffle, silent auction, regatta, children’s activities and arts and crafts. Evening ends with presentation of Fyr Bal Chieftan, bonfires along the shore and fireworks. www.ephraim-doorcounty.com. 920-854-4989.
16 KICK OFF TO SUMMER. Sunset Park, Sturgeon Bay. Fun Run. Arts and crafts, children’s activities, petting zoo, rock wall, bounce houses, kayak and paddleboard opportunities. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. www.sturgeonbaywi.org. 920-746-2912.
16 DOOR COUNTY BEER FESTIVAL. Brann Field, 8113 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor. A celebration of craft beer, local food, culinary artisans, and live music on the shores of Door County. For tickets and information: www.doorcountybeerfestival.com.
16 BEACH BASH AND PADDLEFEST. Waterfront Park, Sister Bay. Beach party with live music, food, volleyball and fireworks over the water. Take a yoga class or try out kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Participate in the new Door Disc Gold tournament. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. 920-854-2812. www.cometosisterbay.org.
21 OPENING NIGHT, BIRCH CREEK MUSIC CONCERTS. Birch Creek Music Performance Center, County E, Egg Harbor. Season includes percussion, symphony and jazz. Concerts run through mid August. www.birchcreek.org. 920-868-3763.
21 FISH BOIL. Liberty Grove Historical Society fundraiser at Viking Grill, 12029 Hwy. 42. 4 – 8 p.m.
23-24 DC RENAISSANCE FAIRE. 5226 Monument Point Rd., Egg Harbor. Encounter magic, juggling, music, jousting, dragons, unicorns, fairies, knights, pirates and the King and Queen. Over 50 merchants, food. Admission fee. www.dcrenfaire.com.
23 UNCORK SUMMER. Wickman House, 11976 Mink River Road, Ellison Bay. Enjoy small-plate, gourmet dishes from restaurants throughout Door County, as well as samplings from local markets, wineries, and distilleries. Well-known local acoustic musicians will perform live throughout the day. www.uncorksummer.com. 920-854-3305.
23 OPEN DOOR PRIDE. Martin Park, 207 S. 3rd Ave. Sturgeon Bay. Event to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in Door County. Live music, vendors, food, beverages. Family friendly. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.opendoorpride.org.
24 BELGIAN WAFFLE FUNDRAISER. Belgian Heritage Center, 1255 Cty Rd DK, Brussels. Traditional Belgian breakfast, including waffles, trippe, eggs, potatoes. Proceeds benefit Belgian Heritage Center preservation efforts. www.belgianheritagecenter.org. 920-825-1328.
28 OPENING NIGHT, DOOR SHAKESPEARE. Bjorklunden Garden, Baileys Harbor. www.doorshakespeare.com">www.doorshakespeare.com 920-839-1500.
30 DOOR COUNTY WINE FEST. Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay. Enjoy a sampling of wines from eight local wineries and cheese pairings. Live music. Tickets required, and can be purchased online, prior to event. Gates open at 12:45 p.m. Event ends at 5 p.m. www.doorcountywinefest.com.
30 TROUBLE AT THE TROPICABANA. Southern Door Auditorium, 2073 Cty DK, Brussels. A spoof of I Love Lucy presented by Rogue Theater. 7 p.m.. Tickets online at www.sdauditorium.org. or 920-493-5979.
June 30 - July 1 (Saturdays and Sundays) DC RENAISSANCE FAIRE. 5226 Monument Point Rd., Egg Harbor. Encounter magic, juggling, music, jousting, dragons, unicorns, fairies, knights, pirates and the King and Queen. Over 50 merchants, food. Admission fee. www.dcrenfaire.com.
1 FFA ALUMNI DAIRY BREAKFAST. Country View Farms, 5706 N. Country View Rd, Sturgeon Bay. Farm fresh, all-you-can-eat breakfast. Music, hayrides, petting zoo and more. Rain or shine. $9 ages 7 and up. Free 6 and under. 6 – 11:30 a.m.
3-7 FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS. Various celebrations, parades, live music, music, arts and crafts, fireworks at different locations throughout Door County. (See separate story.)
4 RENAMING CELEBRATION. Door County Maritime Museum—Gills Rock. Opening of the Gills Rock museum under its new name Death’s Door Maritime Museum. Unveiling of statue to honor county’s fishing industry. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.
7 ROOT BEER FESTIVAL. Heritage Village at Big Creek. 2041 Michigan St. Sturgeon Bay. Sample various root beer brands. Pulled pork, baked ham, floats and desserts. History of root beer presentation. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org. 920-421-2332.
8 PLUM BOTTOM GALLERY’S 12th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. New art from a wide selection of artists. Serving heavy hors d’oeuvres and libations. 3 - 7 p.m. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.
11-15 DOOR COUNTY FOLK FESTIVAL Throughout Door County. Celebrating ethnic folk dancing and music from many countries. Dance and music workshops, parties, concerts, childrens’ program, fish boil dinner and much more. www.dcff.net. 847-846-8139.
12 -15 ART, CRAFT and AMISH QUILT SALE. Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille in Jacksonport. 5980 Hwy. 57. www.jacksonportcraftcottage.com. 920-823-2288.
13 KIDS FROM WISCONSIN. Southern Door Auditorium, 2073 Cty DK, Brussels. Performance at 7 p.m. For tickets, www.sdauditorium.org. 920-493-5979.
13-15 RUTABAGA SEA KAYAK SYMPOSIUM. Rowleys Bay Resort, 1041 Cty ZZ, Ellison Bay. A weekend of sea kayak “fun, growth and learning.” www.paddlers.com. for registration information.
14 THE GARDEN DOOR OPEN HOUSE. UW Peninsular Research Station Hwy. 42 in Sturgeon Bay. Featuring free garden-related programs. www.dcmga.org. 920-743-5406.
14-15 BELGIAN DAYS. Brussels Town Park. Music, parade, food and beverages.
14 CHERRY DE-LITE FESTIVAL. Country Ovens. 229 E. Main St. Forestville. Fun-filled day with kids activities, food, product samples and more. 800-544-1003.
14 PIE UNDER DOOR’S SKY. Seaquist Orchards, 11482 Hwy 42 Sister Bay. Pie, refreshments, live music. Tickets required. www.seaquistorchards.com. 920-854-4199.
18 FISHBOIL FUNDRAISER. Lakeside Park, Jacksonport. Historical Society fundraiser, open to the public. 6 p.m. www.jacksonporthistoricalsociety.org. 920-743-6415.
21 SUMMER HARVEST CHERRY FEST. Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market. 9197 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek. Complimentary wine and food tasting, cherry-picking, tours, live music and more. www.orchardcountry.com. 920-868-3479.
21 FISH BOIL. Belgian Heritage Center, 1255 Cty DK, Brussels. Traditional trout fish boil. Beer, wine and soda for purchase. Fundraiser for Belgian Heritage Center. www.belgianheritagecenter.org. 920-825-1328.
21 FLY-IN FISHBOIL. Washington Island Airport. Music, hayrides, hot dogs and ice cream. Fly in, boat in, drive in, walk in. Free parking. Sponsored by Lions Club. www.washingtonisland-wi.com.
21-29 KEWAUNNE/DOOR COUNTY SALMON TOURNAMENT. Throughout the counties. Cash prizes. www.kdsalmon.com.
22-28 PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL. County-wide. A combination of free and ticketed events. Artists have six days to paint Door County. Collector’s preview party and Gala Auction. www.doorcountypleinair.com. 920-868-3455.
24 OLD FASHIONED ICE CREAM SOCIAL. The Clearing. 12171 Garrett Bay Rd., Ellison Bay. Enjoy ice Cream Factory ice cream with fixings. Free and open to the public. www.theclearing.org. 920-854-4088.
25 ART AFTER DARK. Throughout Fish Creek. A night of art under the stars. www.fishcreek.com. 920-868-2316.
26 SAIL THROUGH THE AVENUES Sidewalk Sale. Downtown Sturgeon Bay. Special sales throughout the city. Third Avenue will be closed to traffic. Food, beverages and entertainment. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.sturgeonbay.net.
26-28 BURNING COW MUSIC FESTIVAL. 4780 Mathey Road, Sturgeon Bay. A three-day music and camping event. For concert line up, tickets and times: www.burningcowfestival.com.
28-29 ANTIQUE SHOW/ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR. Liberty Grove Historical Society Museum Site in Ellison Bay. Arts and crafts, delicious food, hayrides and a display of antique farm equipment. www.libertygrovehistorical.org. 920-839-5022.
28 CARLSVILLE DAY. Throughout Carlsville. Parade, art and craft fair, music, food, pie-eating contest, cherry stomp, pet psychic readings, free waterslides and more. www.carlsvilledoorcounty.com. 920-743-2228.
28 CHERRY FESTIVAL. Seaquist Orchard, 11482 Hwy. 42, Sister Bay. Make your own cherry pie, pie-eating competition, children’s games, live music and great food. www.seaquistorchard.com. 920-854-4199.
31 58th ANNUAL HOUSE & GARDEN WALK. Throughout Door County. Annual Auxiliary fundraiser for Door County Medical Center. 920-746-1071 for information and tickets.
July 30-August 10 WASHINGTON ISLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL. Washington Island. A variety of musical offerings featuring an ensemble of world class musicians who donate their talents and are joined by the Festival Chorus as well as guest artists. www.washingtonislandmusicfestival.com.
1-5 DOOR COUNTY FAIR. John Miles County Park, 812 N. 14th Ave. Sturgeon Bay. Carnival rides, 4-H animal barns, grandstand events. www.doorcountyfair.com. 920-746-7126.
4 CHERRY FEST. Lakeside Park, Jacksonport. Historical display, car show, fine arts & crafts, food, music. www.jacksonport.net. 920-823-2288.
4 SCANDINAVIAN DANCE FESTIVAL. Throughout Washington Island. Over a hundred costumed dancers of all ages perform in the evening. www.washingtonisland-wi.com. 920-847-2179.
4 PRO MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT. Red Putter, 10404 Water Street, Ephraim. 920-854-5114.
4-18 ART AND TREASURES SALE. Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay. Unique items, donated by museum members, artists and businesses, at bargain prices. www.millerartmuseum.org. 920-746-0707.
4-12 STURGEON BAY MARITIME WEEK. Throughout Sturgeon Bay. A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard. Special events all week. www.sturgeonbay.net. 920-743-5958.
4 GERMAN FESTIVAL. Heritage Village at Big Creek. 2041 Michigan St. Sturgeon Bay. German food and music. Try your skills at blacksmithing. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org. 920-421-2332.
7-25 PENINSULA MUSIC FESTIVAL. Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek. A professional symphony orchestra presenting nine concerts in three weeks. Professional musicians come from all over the world to be part of this annual festival under the baton of Victor Yampolsky. www.musicfestival.com. 920-854-4060.
7 EAGLE BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE 150 ANNIVERSARY. Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek. Flag ceremony, U.S. Coast Guard display and presence, Boys and Girls Club choir, Birch Creek musicians, children’s activities and guided tours of lighthouse. www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.
11-12 CLASSIC & WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL. Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay. The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, the two-person team boat building/racing Sikaflex event, and a unique display of “Paint the Bay” plein air creations and more. www.dcmm.org. 920-743-5958.
11 MARITIME ON MADISON. Madison Street, Sturgeon Bay. Music, food and maritime-themed fun for the family. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.sturgeonbay.net. 920-743-6246.
11 DOOR COUNTY FESTIVAL OF FINE ARTS. Waterfront Park in Sister Bay. Featuring demonstrations and artwork for sale by Door County’s finest artists, live musical performances, hands-on art activities for all ages. www.cometosisterbay.com. 920-854-2812.
11 JEWELRY SHOW. Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. Featuring artist Angela Olson Luberger. 1-4 p.m. Wine and light hors d’oeurves. Free. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.
11 ELLISON BAY GOES HOG WILD. Community Park, 11953 Hwy. 42. Pig roast, music and more. 1 p.m. Facebook.com/ellisonbayserviceclubdc.
12 PERSEID METEOR SHOWER. The night sky, throughout the county.
17-19 THRESHEREE & ANTIQUE MACHINE SHOW. 5005 Country View Drive, Valmy. Old fashioned farm fun, tractor pull, pig wrestling, food, music. Admission fee charged. Visit www.valmythresheree.org. for schedule of events. 920-743-4859.
18 WASHINGTON ISLAND FAIR. 888 Main Road, Washington Island. Parade, crafts, food, exhibits and bingo. www.washingtonisland-wi.com. 920-847-2179.
18 CANDLELIGHT BEACH WALK. Whitefish Dunes State Park, 3275 Clark Lake Rd. Hike along shoreline and through forested dunes. Refreshments at shelter building and sales on Friends of Whitefish Dunes merchandise. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Free, park sticker required. 920-823-2400.
18 NORSK FEST. Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 W. Maple Street, Sturgeon Bay. A taste of Norway. Food, bake sale, music, crafts. 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 920-559-0995.
19 ANNUAL BELGIAN KERMIS. 1255 County Road DK, Brussels. Belgian food: Booyah, trippe, Belgian pie. Crafts, music, antique farm implement display. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.belgianheritagecenter.org. 920-825-1328.
25 DEATHS DOOR BBQ. Washington Island Airport. Annual BBQ competition with 100% certified judges and thousands in prize money. www.deathsdoorbbq.com. 920-535-0504.
25 BLUES ON THE BAY. Ellison Bay Community Park, 11953, Hwy. 42. Featuring a night of blues artists. Bring a chair or blanket.
25 DOOR COUNTY SPORTS AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW. 7809 Hwy 42, Harborview Park Egg Harbor. Judging events, live music and more. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 920-868-3717.
25 EGG HARBOR SIDEWALK SALES. Throughout Egg Harbor. www.eggharbordoorcounty.org.
AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 4 QUILT SHOW. Harbor Ridge Winery, Egg Harbor. Annual event featuring 200 unique quilts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. www.harborridgewinery.com. 920-868-4321.
1-2 MARINA FEST. Throughout Sister Bay. Live entertainment and music, food & drinks, classic boats, fireworks. www.sisterbaymarina.com. 920-854-4457.
1 BIRCH CREEK FALL SERIES CONCERT. Liam Teague, Steel Pan Virtuoso and the NIU Steel band. 7 p.m. www.birchcreek.org. (920) 868-0230
1 VINTAGE DAY. Heritage Village at Big Creek. 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Picnic dinner and yesteryear presentations surrounded by Model A Fords. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org. 920-421-2332.
2 NEWPORT WILDERNESS DAY. Newport State Park, Ellison Bay. Starting with coffee on the beach at 8 a.m., enjoy a day of hikes and programs at Wisconsin’s only formally designated Wilderness State Park. 920-854-2500.
8 CORN FEST. Schopf’s Dairy View Country Store. County I, Carlsville. Featuring a 20-acre Corn Maze, children’s games, bakery items, food, raffle, silent auction, plus corn and pie eating contests. Proceeds benefit Sunshine House. 920-743-7943.
8 VINTAGE DAY. Liberty Grove Historical Society Museum Site, 11871 Hwy. 42, Ellison Bay. Vendors offer an array of antiques and collectibles for sale. Historical Society also offers books, calendars, historic plat maps and other goods for sale. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. www.libertygrovehistorical.org.
8 BIRCH CREEK FALL SERIES CONCERT. The Larry Brown Group, Chicago Jazz. 7 p.m. www.birchcreek.org. (920) 868-0230.
13 BIRCH CREEK FALL SERIES CONCERT. Reggie & Mardra Thomas, Associates Fundraiser. 7 p.m. www.birchcreek.org. (920) 868-0230.
14-16 WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL. Trueblood Performing Arts Center in Washington Island. For those who love to read, and those who wish to write. This year’s theme will be “Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined.” www.truebloodpac.com/current-season-tickets/2018/9/13/washington-island-literary-festival-words-on-water. 630-272-6760.
14-15 WET WHISTLE WINE FEST. VonStiehl Winery, 115 Navarino St., Algoma. Crazy and fun, complete with costumes, grape stomp, wine, beer and live bands. Fundraiser for Kewaunee agencies. Free admission, canned food donations appreciated. 5 – 9 p.m. www.vonstiehl.com. 920-487-5208.
15 HARVEST FESTIVAL, CAR SHOW AND STREET ART AUCTION. Throughout Sturgeon Bay. Classic car show, craft show, food booths, children’s activities and live entertainment. Street art auction at 5:30 p.m. www.sturgeonbay.net. 920-743-6246.
15 EGG HARBOR ALE FEST. Enjoy unlimited sampling of more than 40 brewers and 120 different craft beers, live music, free trolley shuttle service, and more. Tickets required. www.eggharboralefest.com.
15 FAMILY ART DAY. Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek. Open to all families with children ages 3 to 17. No registration necessary. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. www.peninsulaschoolofart.org. 920-868-3455.
15 STURGEON BAY OPEN BASS TOURNAMENT. Wave Point, 3600 Cty Rd. CC, Sturgeon Bay. Live weigh in, kids day, dock dance, drinks, food and raffle. www.sbobt.org. 920-824-5440.
22 ART IN THE NATURAL WORLD. Plum Bottom Gallery, 4999 Plum Bottom Rd, Egg Harbor. Featuring select group of artists who use nature as their muse. 1 - 4 p.m. Wine and light hors d’oeurves. Free. www.plumbottomgallery.com. 920-743-2819.
22 FALL HARVEST FEST. Lautenbach’s Orchard County Winery & Market. 9179 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek. Live music, food and wine tasting and harvest-related events. 920-868-3479.
22 AUTUMN FEST & CLASSIC AUTO SHOW. Baileys Harbor Town Hall, 2392 Cty. F. Live music, food, art fair. Free admission. www.baileysharbor.com.
26 ARTrageous BENEFIT. Hidden Acres Farm, 11141 Beach Road, Sister Bay. A showcase event designed to sell artwork by recognized women artists of Door County. Event begins at 2 p.m. Sale begins at 4 p.m. Refreshments and entertainment. A portion of the sale will benefit the Women’s Fund of Door County. $5 admission. 920-746-1786 www.womensfunddoorcounty.org.
28-30 INSIDE OUTSIDE SALE. Throughout Fish Creek. End-of-season sale and special events at participating businesses. Free trolley rides Saturday. 920-868-2316.
28-29 SIEVERS GATHERING. Sievers School of Fiber Arts, Washington Island, 986 Jackson Harbor Rd. Fiber art demonstrations and displays, fiber arts garage sale, yarn sale and more. www.sieversschool.com. 920-847-2264.
29 THE EPIC DOOR COUNTY TREASURE HUNT. Throughout Door County. A day of fun, discovery, prizes and adventure to benefit Write on Door County. Four member teams with family or friends. Write on Door County provides the maps, the clues, the adventure, the prizes, and a party in a fabulous setting at the end of the day. www.writeondoorcounty.org. 920-868-1457.
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.
6-8 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 SEAQUIST ORCHARD APPLE FESTIVAL. 11482 Hwy. 42, Sister Bay. Apple launching, pumpkin painting, mazes, live music. www.seaquistorchards.com. 920-854-4199.
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. 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.visitvishcreek.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.Back to top