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Calendar of Events

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Events for 11/22/2014 to 11/29/2014

Nov 22, 2014

Christmas By the Bay
Location: Throughout Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 800-301-6695
Friday. Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, live music and wagon rides. Saturday 10am. Santa Parade. Followed by special children's activities, live music and trolley & wagon rides. Sunday. Photos and Brunch with Santa. Visit www.sturgeonbay.net for more information.
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Deer Widows Weekend
Location: Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-746-0700
Comedian Sonya White, live music by The Cougars and Men In Suites, Stop 'N Shop, and drink specials for ladies only.
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Holiday Art Crawl
Location: Throughout Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
For a printable map and more information visit www.artcrawl.info or search Facebook for Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl.
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Children's Christmas Store
Location: Family Centers of Door County - St. Joe's School in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-825-1430
With the assistance of Santa's Elves, children age 4-12 are allowed to shop and wrap gifts for family members while mom and dad wait outside. These items are new inventory priced $0.50 to no more than $15 and are valued at far more than the asking price. No child is turned away for inability to pay but a spending amount and shopping list will help volunteer elves and children.
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Auditions
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
Many roles for adults and children of all ages are needed for the production of "It's a Wonderful Life - Radio Play".
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SOS Balloon Release
Location: Sunset Park Pavilion in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-559-9808
Survivors of Suicide invite family, friends, coworkers, etc. who have lost someone to suicide to participate in a balloon release as a way to remember our loved ones. A small ceremony, release of balloons, and refreshments.
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Viewing Night
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-746-5895
Join members of the Door Peninsula Astronomy in the Star Garden and the Leif Everson Observatory to explore the wonders of the night sky. Dress for the weather. Use the Utah St entrance and follow the Star Gazer Trail to the Astronomy Campus. Free.
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"Blue Collar Diaries"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-743-1760
Written and performed by Michelle Myers Berg. $25/adult. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & Under.
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"Policy"
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
The English premier of a Spanish play featuring a cast of two: the priest, Father Damian and a female insurance agent, Esther, who has handled policies for the diocese. $25/ticket.
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Shower'oke'
Location: Peninsula Pub in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Nov 22, 2014
Phone: 920-839-9001
No excuses karaoke with DJ Hope Reyes.
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Nov 23, 2014

Christmas By the Bay
Location: Throughout Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 800-301-6695
Friday. Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, live music and wagon rides. Saturday 10am. Santa Parade. Followed by special children's activities, live music and trolley & wagon rides. Sunday. Photos and Brunch with Santa. Visit www.sturgeonbay.net for more information.
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Indoor Packer Tailgate Party
Location: Sister Bay Bowl in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2841
10:30 a.m. Doors Open. Noon. Packers vs. Vikings game starts. All you can eat food, packer pools, auction, spin the wheel, and fun. To benefit "Feed My People." $10 at the door.
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Open House & Reception
Location: Dancin' on the Door in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-246-9334
12-3 p.m. Free sample classes. 4-8 p.m. Reception. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
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Packer Party
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-746-0700
Join the Pub to cheer on the Packers as they play. Enjoy drink specials, make your own Bloody Mary, complimentary snacks at half-time, complimentary rail shots at every Packer score, and more! The party begins 1 hour before kickoff and goes until 1 hour after the game.
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Winter Farm Market
Location: Baileys Harbor Town Hall in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-839-5393
A wide array of handmade and homemade products.
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Breakfast with Santa
Location: Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-746-0700
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Toast & Jam
Location: Corner Cafe in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-743-1991
Featuring Josh Gregory and friends.
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Holiday Art Crawl
Location: Throughout Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
For a printable map and more information visit www.artcrawl.info or search Facebook for Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl.
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"Blue Collar Diaries"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-743-1760
Written and performed by Michelle Myers Berg. $22/adult. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & Under.
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"Policy"
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
The English premier of a Spanish play featuring a cast of two: the priest, Father Damian and a female insurance agent, Esther, who has handled policies for the diocese. $25/ticket.
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Green and Gold Hike
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 23, 2014
Phone: 920-746-5895
At twilight, hikers will enjoy the last of our fall foliage. Easy hiking. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.
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Nov 24, 2014

Community Playgroup
Location: Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 24, 2014
Phone: 920-559-0200
Come to meet and have fun with other parents and young children. All families welcome.
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Auditions
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 24, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
Many roles for adults and children of all ages are needed for the production of "It's a Wonderful Life - Radio Play".
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Nov 25, 2014

Story Time
Location: Washington Island Library in Washington Island
Dates: Nov 25, 2014
Phone: 920-847-2323
Families with toddlers and pre-schoolers are invited.
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Story Time
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 25, 2014
Phone: 920-743-6578
Babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their parents, grandparents and caregivers will enjoy stories, songs and activities with Ms. Beth.
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Genealogical Research Assistance
Location: Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 25, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2721
The Northern Door Genealogical Society representatives will help patrons do genealogical research. Just stop in.
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Art Group
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 25, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Loaves and Fishes Community Meal
Location: St. Rosalia's Church in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 25, 2014
Phone: 920-854-4612
Non-denominational. No cost.
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Nov 26, 2014

Activities at JAK's
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0525
1:30 p.m. Chess Group. 2:45 p.m. Movies.
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Mah Jong Group
Location: Door County YMCA - Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3660
Experience a touch of ancient Chinese culture and meet new people. Veteran and beginner players are welcome to bring their own set or use the Y's. Free to members and nonmembers.
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Mah Jong Group
Location: Door County YMCA - Sturgeon Bay Program Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-743-4949
Experience a touch of ancient Chinese culture and meet new people. Veteran and beginner players are welcome to bring their own set or use the Y's. Free to members and nonmembers.
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Game Day
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Youth Activity
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-746-7119
Elementary-age students, grades 3-5, are invited to come learn about electricity with Miss Beth. Make snap circuit projects and learn how electricity works. This is a progressive learning experience.
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Pints for Pets Fundraiser
Location: Mink River Basin in Ellison Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-746-1111
DCHS Pints for Pets logo glass to keep, choice of pint beer or 5 beer samples, a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage, and appetizers. A benefit for the Door County Humane Society. $15/person.
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Running Group
Location: Bay Shore Outfitters - Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0431
A 30-minute fun run. Set your own pace, run with a group, all running levels welcome. Reflective clothing and lights encouraged.
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Mid-Week Open Mic
Location: Glas Coffee House in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-743-5575
Hosted by Elliot Goettelman (guitar) and Josh Gregory (piano). All styles of performance and all ages encouraged.
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Tetragon 2 Club
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-743-6578
Come and play.
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Elastik Waste Banned
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 26, 2014
Phone: 920-743-9339
Power trio from rock 'n roll outer space. No cover.
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Nov 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Day Parade
Location: Lakeside Park in Jacksonport
Dates: Nov 27, 2014
Phone: 920-559-0586
Eclectic floats and characters mixed with traditional color guard, a Jacksonport fire truck, some horses and maybe a camel, and Santa. To benefit Maggie DeMeuse and her family, as she fights cancer.
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Complimentary Thanksgiving Dinner
Location: Baileys Harbor Cornerstone Pub and Restaurant in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Nov 27, 2014
Phone: 920-839-2366
All are welcome. Reservations appreciated. Donations & volunteers welcome.
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Group Karaoke
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 27, 2014
Phone: 920-743-9339
Hosted by Hope Reyes. Groups will compete for prizes for overall best performance. Make your song, or songs, entertaining with either comedy or really good singing. 21+.
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Nov 28, 2014

Capture the Spirit
Location: Throughout Sister Bay in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2812
Tree lighting, storytelling, crafts with Santa & Mrs. Clause, holiday cookie decorating, and art fair. Visit www.cometosisterbay.com for more information.
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Friends of Gibraltar Holiday Arts Fair
Location: Sister Bay Village Hall in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3284
10a.m.-4 p.m. Shop locally for gifts for your family and friends. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch will be served. Proceeds help support programs at Gibraltar School.
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Holly Days
Location: Throughout Egg Harbor in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3717
An exciting old-fashioned winter weekend including Breakfast with Santa, an elf hunt for children, Mistle Dough shopping contest, tree lighting, caroling, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Visit www.eggharbordoorcounty.org for more information.
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Children's Craft
Location: Forestville Library in Forestville
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-856-6886
There won't be a Stories & Fun session this week, but young children and their families are invited to be creative at the open craft table, where there will be supplies and ideas for making Thanksgiving-themed creations.
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Holiday Open House
Location: Throughout Ellison Bay in Ellison Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-854-4839
Ellison Bay opens their studios with new handmade work for gift giving. Colorful and well crafted items for those special people on your list. Visit www.ellisonbayarts.com for more information.
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Holiday Open House
Location: Door 44 Winery in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 888-932-0044
Wine sampling, cheese pairings, music and more.
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I Spy November Hike
Location: Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-854-5976
Nature Center. Drop by any time, activity takes about 20 minutes. Part scavenger hunt, part craft this on-your-own activity challenges families to follow clues to find teeny tiny items to put inside a recycled "I Spy" bottle to keep.
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Book Signing
Location: Brew Coffeehouse in Ellison Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-421-2739
Franne Dickinson will be signing copies of her first book, "Stay at the Party Long...at play in the ARTS".
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Journaling Poets Group
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Northern Door Children's Center Holiday Home Tour
Location: Throughout Northern Door County in Door County
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-854-4244
Self-guided tour featuring five distinct Northern Door homes beautifully decorated for the season. In addition, the First Baptist Church of Sister Bay will host the Bake Shoppe with home-baked treats for purchase. A fundraiser for Northern Door Children's Center. $30/person in advance. $35/person on days of the event.
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Michael Raye
Location: Hands On Art Studio in Fish Creek
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-868-9311
Playing for Rock n' Roll Art Night. Enjoy music, food, drink and do-it-yourself art projects in the relaxed atmosphere of the "Art Barn". Must be 21 and older.
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The Doc & Tommy Show
Location: Fiddler's Green in Washington Island
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-847-2610
Blues, jazz, and swing.
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"Policy"
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
The English premier of a Spanish play featuring a cast of two: the priest, Father Damian and a female insurance agent, Esther, who has handled policies for the diocese. $25/ticket.
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The Del Ray's
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 28, 2014
Phone: 920-746-0700
Playing a variety of rock & roll from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
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Nov 29, 2014

Capture the Spirit
Location: Throughout Sister Bay in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2812
Tree lighting, storytelling, crafts with Santa & Mrs. Clause, holiday cookie decorating, and art fair. Visit www.cometosisterbay.com for more information.
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Friends of Gibraltar Holiday Arts Fair
Location: Sister Bay Village Hall in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3284
10a.m.-4 p.m. Shop locally for gifts for your family and friends. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch will be served. Proceeds help support programs at Gibraltar School.
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Holly Days
Location: Throughout Egg Harbor in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3717
An exciting old-fashioned winter weekend including Breakfast with Santa, an elf hunt for children, Mistle Dough shopping contest, tree lighting, caroling, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Visit www.eggharbordoorcounty.org for more information.
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Winter Wonderland Trolley Tour
Location: Door County Trolley in Door County
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-1100
Tour and sample at an award winning winery, followed by a cozy sleigh ride, and topped off with a fireside lunch at The English Inn. $62/person.
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Breakfast With Santa
Location: Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3205
Kick off the season with a delicious breakfast, arts & crafts, cookie decorating, a photo with Santa and plenty of season decorations.
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Holiday Open House
Location: Throughout Ellison Bay in Ellison Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-4839
Ellison Bay opens their studios with new handmade work for gift giving. Colorful and well crafted items for those special people on your list. Visit www.ellisonbayarts.com for more information.
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Holiday Open House
Location: Door 44 Winery in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 888-932-0044
Wine sampling, cheese pairings, music and more.
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Mother Nature's Holiday Workshop
Location: Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-5976
Drop by the Nature Center any time to craft holiday ornaments. Most ornaments take about 20 minutes to craft. Participants will take a break at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. to learn about milkweed pods, cardinals and mice from "Mother Nature." While supplies last.
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Northern Door Children's Center Holiday Home Tour
Location: Throughout Northern Door County in Door County
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-4244
Self-guided tour featuring five distinct Northern Door homes beautifully decorated for the season. In addition, the First Baptist Church of Sister Bay will host the Bake Shoppe with home-baked treats for purchase. A fundraiser for Northern Door Children's Center. $30/person in advance. $35/person on days of the event.
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Pirate Day
Location: Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-743-5958
Enjoy the featured Pirate exhibit, crafts, games and much more.
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Children's Christmas Store
Location: Bertschinger Center in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-825-1430
With the assistance of Santa's Elves, children age 4-12 are allowed to shop and wrap gifts for family members while mom and dad wait outside. These items are new inventory priced $0.50 to no more than $15 and are valued at far more than the asking price. No child is turned away for inability to pay but a spending amount and shopping list will help volunteer elves and children.
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"Sara and The Toy Shoppe"
Location: Dancin' on the Door in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-246-9334
A mini ballet production performed by the D.O.D. students. Free but donations to support dance scholarships welcome.
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Backyard Birding 101
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-839-2802
Learn the basics of enjoying birds in your own backyard. $10/member. $13/public.
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Old Fashioned Christmas Open House
Location: Eagle Harbor Inn in Ephraim
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2121
Tour the festively decorate B&B Inn, decorate gingerbread men in the kitchen, string popcorn for the live tree, indulge in a smorgasbord of homemade seasonal treats, and book signing by author of Ephraim based novel "Morning Light". Ephraim ornaments and great gifts available. Free.
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Riders in the Sky
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-2728
Celebrating "Christmas the Cowboy Way." $22-$38/ticket.
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"Policy"
Location: The Depot PAC in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-818-0816
The English premier of a Spanish play featuring a cast of two: the priest, Father Damian and a female insurance agent, Esther, who has handled policies for the diocese. $25/ticket.
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Copper Box
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-743-1760
A melting pot of Americana, roots, rock, polka, country, jazz, blues and Zydeco. $20/ticket in advance. $25/ticket day of show. $10/student 24 & under. $5/child 11 & under.
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The Del Ray's
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-746-0700
Playing a variety of rock & roll from the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
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Karaoke
Location: Carrington Pub at the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-868-3205
Hosted by Cheryl Simon.
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Shower'oke'
Location: Peninsula Pub in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-839-9001
No excuses karaoke with DJ Hope Reyes.
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Modern Day Drifters
Location: Sister Bay Bowl in Sister Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-854-2841
Classic rock and country.
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Thanksgiving Black Light Party
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Nov 29, 2014
Phone: 920-743-9339
With special guest DJ's: DJ JDUB & Ezura. 21+. No cover.
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