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Door County Visitor Bureau - Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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Events for 05/26/2015 to 06/02/2015

May 26, 2015

Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Quilting Bee
Location: Ephraim Moravian Church Fellowship Hall in Ephraim
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2804
If you are interested in learning how to quilt or getting inspiration to finish something you've started, or if you just want to find out what we're up to, please come. The purpose of this group is to learn and do, so there will be demonstration of how to cut and put together a very popular beginning block. There will be supplies and one sewing machine.
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Studio Demonstrations
Location: Ellison Bay Pottery in Ellison Bay
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5049
Live pottery demonstrations.
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Genealogical Research Assistance
Location: Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library in Sister Bay
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2721
The Northern Door Genealogical Society representatives will help patrons do genealogical research. Just stop in.
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Reception & Screening
Location: Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Egg Harbor
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 920-868-3763
Join Wisconsin Public Television and Birch Creek for previews of "Symphony at Birch Creek" and Percussion at Birch Creek," two new broadcast concerts. A discussion with WPT Producer Deb Piper will follow.
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Loaves and Fishes Community Meal
Location: St. Rosalia's Church in Sister Bay
Dates: May 26, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4612
Non-denominational. No cost.
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May 27, 2015

Guided Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing 90-minute walk on the trails. Appropriate for all ages. $5/adult member. $8/adult public. Free/under 18.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Wellness Works Roundtable
Location: Door County YMCA - Lansing Ave Program Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-743-4949
A presentation and discussion on "Safety in the Workplace" presented by Kelly Bubolz, OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialist.
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Mah Jong Group
Location: Door County YMCA - Sturgeon Bay Program Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
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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Mah Jong Group
Location: Door County YMCA - Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek
Dates: May 27, 2015
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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Book Signing
Location: The Clearing in Ellison Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4088
Woody Wheeler, great-grandson to The Clearing's founder and renowned landscape architect and conservationist Jens Jensen, will be reading and signing his new book, "Look Up! Birds and Other Natural Wonders Just Outside Your Window".
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Bay View Bridges
Location: Bay View Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Part 2 of 1-2-3 Magic. Childcare provided.
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Jacksonport Historical Society Program
Location: Jacksonport Town Hall in Jacksonport
Dates: May 27, 2015
An evening of local lore. Whether you are new to the area or a long time resident, share the history of our community through your memories and photos. Refreshments will be served after the program. Free but donations appreciated.
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Mid-Week Open Mic
Location: Glas Coffee House in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5575
Hosted by Elliot Goettelman. All styles of performance and all ages encouraged.
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Tetragon 2 Club
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Come and play.
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EDM Night
Location: Benny D'z in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 27, 2015
Phone: 920-818-1110
Hosted by Scudder.
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May 28, 2015

Guided Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing 90-minute walk on the trails. Appropriate for all ages. $5/adult member. $8/adult public. Free/under 18.
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Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay Meeting
Location: Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
12:30-1:15 p.m. Visiting Rotarians welcome.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Thomas Paine Dinner
Location: Door County Fire Company in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2444
5:30 p.m. Social hour. 6:30 p.m. Dinner (gluten free selections available). Mike McCabe, author of "Blue Jeans in High Places: The Coming Makeover of American Politics," and dynamic speaker will be featured. $27.50/person with reservation by May 21. $35/person at the door.
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Trillium Quilt Guild Meeting
Location: Sister Bay Fire Station in Sister Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4021
Dedicated to promoting interest in all areas of quilting. Guests are welcome.
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Sheepshead
Location: Door County YMCA - Northern Door Program Center in Fish Creek
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-868-3660
Come enjoy a game or two. Free for everyone.
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Studio Demonstrations
Location: Ellison Bay Pottery in Ellison Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5049
Live pottery demonstrations.
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Read to a Therapy Dog
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Our canine friends Barley, Mocha and Igloo are the greatest of listeners. Kids, come read out loud to one of the dogs. Contact Beth for more information.
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Door County Women in Business Meeting
Location: White Lace Inn in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-493-4500
Presentation by Anni Lampert with amusing anecdotes and stories from DCWIB members who are also Leadership Door County alumnae. Great networking and support group for those living and working in Door County. Monthly fees are $1 to cover the cost of refreshments. For more information call or email cindy@cindykoutnik.com.
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Combined Band and Choir Concert
Location: Bay View Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Peninsula New Horizons Band combined concert with Sevastopol Community Choir. Free.
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Peninsula Genealogical Society Program
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
"History of Drugstores in Sturgeon Bay" with guest speakers Jacquy Stroh, Rob Bohn, and W. Gerald Berg, D.D.S. Free.
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WRiTERS NiGHT
Location: Holiday Music Motel in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5571
Songsters, jokesters, and poets unite at this open mic for original work. Spectators and performers welcome. Complimentary coffee and snacks, beer and malt beverages for sale. No cover.
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"Maid to Marry"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1760
A romantic comedy with music based on Pergolesi's classic La Serva Padrona set in the 1950's. $25/general admission. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & under.
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Lynn Gudmundsen & David Hatch
Location: Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek
Dates: May 28, 2015
Phone: 920-868-4745
Acoustic guitar, violin & vocals.
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May 29, 2015

Guided Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing 90-minute walk on the trails. Appropriate for all ages. $5/adult member. $8/adult public. Free/under 18.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Acoustic Song Circle
Location: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Coffee House in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-421-1327
For more information call or go to "Door County Acoustic Song Circles & Jams" on Facebook.
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Poetry Slam
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: May 29, 2015
Hosted by the sixth graders at Gibraltar. Students from Mr. Burress' and Mrs. Ball's class will be reading original poetry that they have written over the final quarter of school. Poetry will be running continuously with additional entertainment, food, and drink in the atrium. Proceeds will be donated to Door CANcer. $5/adult. Free/kid.
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Vegetarian & Vegans' Potluck
Location: Base Camp Coffee Bar in Sister Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-421-4644
Bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share with your name and recipe on a card. Don't forget your own plates and cutlery. Coffee, beer & wine available for purchase. RSVP appreciated, email tornowherb@hotmail.com.
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"Maid to Marry"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1760
A romantic comedy with music based on Pergolesi's classic La Serva Padrona set in the 1950's. $25/general admission. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & under.
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The Hits
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0700
Favorites from the 60s to the 90s.
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Karaoke and D.J. Mix
Location: Benny D'z in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-818-1110
With Hope Reyes.
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Pat McCurdy
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 29, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
No cover.
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May 30, 2015

Beard & Mustache Competition
Location: Door County Brewing Company in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-1515
12-6 p.m. Six categories including mustache, partial beard, freestyle, awesome man beard, full beard (over six inches), and children's division. Overall winner gets four cases of beer, growler carrier and filled growler, t-shirt, trophies, prizes, praise, harassment, jealousy, etc. 7-10 p.m Live Music.
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Guided Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing 90-minute walk on the trails. Appropriate for all ages. $5/adult member. $8/adult public. Free/under 18.
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Open House
Location: Write On Door County in Fish Creek
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-868-1457
1-2 p.m. Live music by Pete Thelen and Jay Whitney, followed by an open mic reading. 2-3 p.m. Music and readings by Al DeGenova on saxophone and Charlie Rossiter on percussion, followed by readings from contributors to "Soundings: Door County in Poetry" Anthology. 3-4 p.m. Live music by Jeanne Kuhns & Small Forest, followed by readings from Norbert Blei's work and a dedication of "The Coop." Free.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Discovery Bird Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
Join fellow birding enthusiasts for a guided morning excursion in the woods, fields, and waters around Baileys Harbor. Free/Ridges members. $5/general public.
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Spring into Summer Breakfast and Plant/Bake Sales
Location: Ephraim Moravian Church Fellowship Hall in Ephraim
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2804
Free continental breakfast with Moravian Sugar Cake, Lovefeast Buns, coffee and juice. Giant plant sale and bake sale. All proceeds will go to "Tricklebee" Cafe ministry in Milwaukee.
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Plant Sale
Location: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5406
Sale of vegetables and flowering plants, both annuals and perennials as well as hypertufas and picture frames for planting.
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Plant Sale
Location: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5406
There will be annuals, vegetables, herbs, a great selection of perennials and some wildflowers, ornamental edibles, plants for containers, miniature garden plants and decor, picture frames and hypertufa. All proceeds provide support for the Master Gardeners continuing public education programs.
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Birds and Blooms
Location: Newport State Park in Ellison Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2500
A special presentation by Roy and Charlotte Lukes; naturalists, conservationists, and stewards of all that makes Door County what it is. They will share their beautiful photos of birds and flowers. Meet in the Visitor's Center.
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Open House
Location: Lakeshore Adventures in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-830-2055
Free Zip Lining with proceeds and donations benefiting the Door County YMCA Annual Campaign.
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Guided Hike at Logan Creek
Location: Ridges Sanctuary - Logan Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
Explore this 170-acre parcel on Clark Lake with a Ridges naturalist. Meet at the trailhead. $5/adult member. $8/adult public. Free/under 18.
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Opening Reception
Location: Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0707
Featuring the "Wildlife Biennial XVII" Wisconsin Artists Invitational 2-D and 3-D exhibit.
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Opening Reception
Location: Community Foundation Gallery in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-746-1786
The Spring Exhibition featuring work by artists Lynn Gilchrist and Chad Luberger. Refreshments will be served by Morag Hornsby and her team at Serves You Right Catering.
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"Maid to Marry"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1760
A romantic comedy with music based on Pergolesi's classic La Serva Padrona set in the 1950's. $25/general admission. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & under.
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Dave Steffen
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0700
Blues rock.
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Shower'oke'
Location: Peninsula Pub in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-9001
No excuses karaoke with DJ Hope Reyes.
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Dead Horse with Double Dubbs
Location: Benny D'z in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 30, 2015
Phone: 920-818-1110
Funk/jam.
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May 31, 2015

Hike at Ida Bay Preserve
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
This gentle hike will explore the forests and open areas of this lovely site. Meet at the Zenith Street gate at 1pm or, if you don't know the way, meet at the Collins Learning Center at 12:50pm and we will carpool. About an hour. Free.
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Pink Classic
Location: Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Egg Harbor
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-839-1114
Hole prizes, "prettiest in pink" prizes, live music by Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns, dancing, food, drinks, raffle, live auction and more. Proceeds benefit the Sue Baldwin Fund, which provides breast cancer screening, treatment and care for Door County residents who have an economic need. $125/player or $500/team.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Farmers Market
Location: Baileys Harbor Town Hall in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-839-5393
Browse locally made & grown products from Door County farmers & artisans featuring everything from produce to handmade clothing. Come hungry and grab lunch and dessert from one of our food vendors with ready to eat items. Rain or shine.
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Toast & Jam
Location: Corner Cafe in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1991
Featuring Josh Gregory and friends.
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Docent-Led Hiking Tour
Location: The Clearing in Ellison Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4088
The history, folklore and landscape of the Folk School will be the subject of a free two-hour interpretive hiking tour led by volunteer docents. Terrain is rugged in places and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. Meet at the Jens Jensen Visitor Center.
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"Maid to Marry"
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1760
A romantic comedy with music based on Pergolesi's classic La Serva Padrona set in the 1950's. $25/general admission. $10/student 12-24. $5/child 11 & under.
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Dave Steffen
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0700
Blues rock on the patio.
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Community Health Information Program
Location: First Baptist Church in Sister Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2544
"A Little Magic Pill" presented by Christy Wisniewski, Outreach Specialist at Ministry Door County Memory Clinic.
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Spring Gala Fundraiser
Location: Bjorklunden in Baileys Harbor
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4244
This year's theme is "A Mexican Fiesta." Food, wine, and music that celebrates the food and culture of Mexico. A fundraiser for Northern Door Children's Center.
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Lynn Gudmundsen & David Hatch
Location: Sister Bay Bowl in Sister Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2841
Acoustic guitar, violin & vocals.
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Vinyl Night
Location: Benny D'z in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: May 31, 2015
Phone: 920-818-1110
With Teflon.
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Jun 01, 2015

Gibraltar Bridge Invitational
Location: Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek
Dates: Jun 01, 2015
All games ACBL sanctioned and run by the Door County Bridge Club; six sessions of bridge, all sessions Unit Championship games, all games stratified; donations will be made by Gibraltar Grill to The Clearing and ACBL in support of ongoing bridge education. All inclusive cost of $285 for bridge, lodging, and meals. Individual session play for $10/session, if space is available. Call 920.868.3748 for lodging, 920.868.6113 for bridge games, or 920.333.0325 for other inquiries.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: Jun 01, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Jewelry Sale
Location: Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jun 01, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5566
"Jewelry is Fun" sale. All jewelry, scarves, watches and wallets are on sale for $5.99. Credit and debit cards, checks and cash accepted. A benefit for the Ministry Door County Medical Center Financial Auxiliary.
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Community Playgroup
Location: Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jun 01, 2015
Phone: 920-559-0200
Come to meet and have fun with other parents and young children. All families welcome.
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BINGO
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jun 01, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
Prizes every game. Free to enter. Drink and food specials.
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Jun 02, 2015

Gibraltar Bridge Invitational
Location: Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
All games ACBL sanctioned and run by the Door County Bridge Club; six sessions of bridge, all sessions Unit Championship games, all games stratified; donations will be made by Gibraltar Grill to The Clearing and ACBL in support of ongoing bridge education. All inclusive cost of $285 for bridge, lodging, and meals. Individual session play for $10/session, if space is available. Call 920.868.3748 for lodging, 920.868.6113 for bridge games, or 920.333.0325 for other inquiries.
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Season of Blossoms
Location: Throughout Door County in Door County
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
A month long plus celebration of Spring. Beautiful blooming flowers, gardens, woods and orchards. Special events include self-guided tours, community celebrations with arts and crafts, food and music.
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Jewelry Sale
Location: Ministry Door County Medical Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5566
"Jewelry is Fun" sale. All jewelry, scarves, watches and wallets are on sale for $5.99. Credit and debit cards, checks and cash accepted. A benefit for the Ministry Door County Medical Center Financial Auxiliary.
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Studio Demonstrations
Location: Ellison Bay Pottery in Ellison Bay
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5049
Live pottery demonstrations.
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Genealogical Research Assistance
Location: Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library in Sister Bay
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2721
The Northern Door Genealogical Society representatives will help patrons do genealogical research. Just stop in.
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American Legion Post 527 Meeting
Location: Sister Bay Village Hall in Sister Bay
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-421-1571
Veterans from all branches of service are welcome to join this active post at their monthly meetings.
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Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Meeting
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
Dave Udell will present the lecture "Out Explosive Sun" and Tom Minahan will share the "Latest News in Astronomy." Refreshments will be served and visitor encouraged.
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"Maid to Marry"
Location: Trueblood Performing Arts Center in Washington Island
Dates: Jun 02, 2015
Phone: 920-847-2528
Romantic comedy set in the 1950's with original music.
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