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Door County Visitor Bureau - Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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Events for 01/30/2015 to 02/06/2015

Jan 30, 2015

Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Stories and Fun
Location: Forestville Library in Forestville
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-856-6886
Young children and their families are invited to enjoy themed book readings with a corresponding craft to follow. All are welcome.
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Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
Appropriate for beginning to intermediate snowshoers. Some loaner snowshoes available, call ahead to reserve. Insufficient snow, hike without snowshoes. 90-minutes. $5/Ridges Member. $8/general public. Free/child under 18. $5 additional for snowshoe rental.
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Journaling Poets Group
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Frostbite Party
Location: Turtle Ridge in Ellison Bay
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4839
This year's theme is Mardi Gras. We'll have the masks, that you can take home, lots of refreshments, and inventory specials.
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Movies at the Door
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-868-2728
"Jens Jensen - The Living Green" in partnership with The Clearing Folk School. Not Rated, 2014, 55 minutes. Freewill donations encouraged.
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2 Drummers vs. 2 Deejays vs. 5 MC's
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 30, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
One of a kind show.
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Jan 31, 2015

Activities at Peninsula
Location: Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5976
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nature Center Open. 11-11:45 a.m. Winter Hideaways. Not all animals migrate south. Some survive under tree bark, stay "frozen" in muddy ice, or even live underground. This family program explores how animals survive winter, with a special focus on whistle-pigs. Craft, too. 12-3 p.m. Winter Twig Lab. Recognizing twigs helps with winter tree identification. Drop by the nature center to see if you can match tree names to tree twigs. The naturalist will be on hand to help. Complimentary DNR Tree booklets and LEAF twig booklets for trying (one per family). Activity takes about 20 minutes.
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Activities at Whitefish Dunes
Location: Whitefish Dunes State Park in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-823-2288
1 p.m. Discover Snowshoeing. Learn to "float on snow" and be active this winter. Follow the naturalist on a fun exploration hike. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow from the park's limited supply. Instructions provided. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Nature Center. 5-8 p.m. Candlelight Ski. Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a night of candlelight fun. Enjoy a ski, hike or snowshoe on the candlelit trails. Refreshments available at the shelter building, great sales on Friends merchandise in the nature center.
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Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
9:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Appropriate for beginning to intermediate snowshoers. Some loaner snowshoes available, call ahead to reserve. Insufficient snow, hike without snowshoes. 90-minutes. $5/Ridges Member. $8/general public. Free/child under 18. $5 additional for snowshoe rental.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Winter Wonderland Trolley Tour
Location: Door County Trolley in Door County
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
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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St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-868-2728
"Hopeful Realism - A Vision for Human Right after 2014" presented by Dr. Robert Pyne. Freewill donations encouraged.
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Meet "Pete the Cat"
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Come join "Pete the Cat" and the Friends of Door County Libraries as young children and their families enjoy Eric Litwin's "Pete the Cat" stories and get to meet a larger-than-life "Pete the Cat." We'll play games, make a craft to take home, and enjoy a (gold) fishy snack. Bring your camera to take pictures with Pete.
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Ski-For-Free
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
If we have snow. Friends of Crossroads and Door County Silent Sports will loan ski and snowshoe equipment free of charge. Equipment must be used at Crossroads. Come to the Lower Level of the Collins Learning Center.
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Matt Wahl
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-868-2728
Joyful acoustic music. $15/general admission ticket.
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Mostly Water
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0700
Tribute to the Eagles and more.
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Shower'oke'
Location: Peninsula Pub in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Jan 31, 2015
Phone: 920-839-9001
No excuses karaoke with DJ Hope Reyes.
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Feb 01, 2015

Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 01, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Toast & Jam
Location: Corner Cafe in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 01, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1991
Featuring Josh Gregory and friends.
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Community Quilt/Quilting Bee
Location: Baileys Harbor Town Hall in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 01, 2015
Phone: 920-495-2120
The Baileys Harbor Historical Society will have donated fabric and related materials for anyone interested in participating in the creation of a community quilt. All are welcome to get involved whether you have quilting experience or not. Anyone is welcome to bring a current project (quilting, knitting, whittling, rug hooking, etc) and enjoy the camaraderie of the group. Refreshments and treats will be available.
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Ski-For-Free
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 01, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
If we have snow. Friends of Crossroads and Door County Silent Sports will loan ski and snowshoe equipment free of charge. Equipment must be used at Crossroads. Come to the Lower Level of the Collins Learning Center.
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Feb 02, 2015

Groundhog Day Parade
Location: Throughout Ellison Bay in Ellison Bay
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5448
3:15 p.m. Parade participants gather at Baylake Bank. Build a float, decorate your car, walk your dog, or just cheer from the sidelines. 4 p.m. Parade Starts. "Groundhog Stew" will follow at Mink River Basin. Free.
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Groundhog's Day Breakfast
Location: Gibraltar High School Cafeteria in Fish Creek
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-868-3284
7:30 p.m. Doors Open. 7:45-9 a.m. Breakfast served: scrambled eggs, french toast, sausage, oatmeal, coffee, juice and fruit. $5/adult. $4/student. $1/child 6 and under.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Community Playgroup
Location: Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 02, 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: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
Prizes every game. Free to enter. Drink and food specials.
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Groundhog Day Full Moon Ski and Potluck Supper
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
Everyone is welcome and free loaner cross-country ski equipment will be available. Bring a dish to pass. Fat bikers are also welcome but must stay off the groomed ski trails, riding instead only on hiking trails.
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Door County Reads
Location: Forestville Town Hall in Maplewood
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Join the Maplewood and Forestville Homemakers clubs as they discuss "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Participants and listeners welcome.
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Door County Reads
Location: Bjorklunden in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 02, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
The professionals of Peninsula Players will present a play reading of Agatha Christie's "Go Back For Murder." Adults and teens will enjoy the plot: after a wrongly convicted woman dies in prison, it is up to her daughter to recreate the scene of the crime and exonerate her memory.
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Feb 03, 2015

Activities at Crossroads
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 03, 2015
Phone: 920-746-5895
7 p.m. Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Meeting and Program. General meeting will feature the Silcon Valley Lecture: Saturn's Moon Titan: A World of Lakes, Rivers and Possibly Life. Visitors welcome. Please use the Astronomy Campus Entrance at Utah Street to reach the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. 7 p.m. Master Gardener Lecture: Organics in the Real World. Nancy Santoriello of Santoriello Landscape Maintenance will present a look at the world of organic gardening: the benefits, the costs, and the unique problems. Free.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 03, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Story Time
Location: Washington Island Library in Washington Island
Dates: Feb 03, 2015
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: Feb 03, 2015
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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Winter Book Reading Group
Location: Ephraim Library in Ephraim
Dates: Feb 03, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2014
The book club meets in the Community Room. Listeners and participants welcome. Light refreshments served. For a full book list visit doorcountylibrary.org.
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Genealogical Research Assistance
Location: Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library in Sister Bay
Dates: Feb 03, 2015
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: Feb 03, 2015
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Feb 04, 2015

Activities at JAK's
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-818-0525
1:30 p.m. Chess Group. 2:45 p.m. Movies.
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Around the Corner with John McGivern
Location: Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-743-1760
5 p.m. Reception. 6 p.m. A special free community premiere of the new Sturgeon Bay episode of the hit public television program. Meet host John McGivern and hear some of his humorous anecdotes from around the state. Free but $5 suggested donation at the door to cover reception expenses.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Little Lambs Story Time
Location: Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-854-2988
Infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, a craft project and social time.
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Free Community Lunch
Location: Sister Bay Moravian Church in Sister Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-854-4080
Come for food and conversation.
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Mah Jong Group
Location: Door County YMCA - Sturgeon Bay Program Center in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 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: Feb 04, 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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Door County Reads
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Watch the film "Stand By Me" and stay for a discussion with moderator Mike Orlock about how the film relates to the book "Ordinary Grace." Rated R. 90 minutes.
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Running Group
Location: Bay Shore Outfitters - Sturgeon Bay in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
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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Irish Folk Music Jam
Location: Kitty O'Reilly's Irish Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
Phone: 920-743-7441
Musicians from Door County Folk Alliance get together informally and play a variety of Celtic music. You are welcome to bring your instrument, sit in the circle and play music or just pull up a chair and listen. Irish dancers also welcome.
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Mid-Week Open Mic
Location: Glas Coffee House in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 04, 2015
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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Feb 05, 2015

"Cinderella"
Location: Sturgeon Bay High School in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5753
6:30 p.m. Doors Open. 7 p.m. Show starts featuring Sturgeon Bay High School Students. $10/adult. $5/student.
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Activities at the Maritime Museum
Location: Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5958
10:30 a.m. Great Lakes/Great Books Club. A book club featuring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books with a Great Lakes focus will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. Call for book information. 7 p.m. Great Lakes Maritime Speaker Series. Former Executive Director Bob Desh will discuss the Coast Guard Lighthouse Property Divestiture Program. Free but freewill collection taken.
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Dinner and a Movie
Location: Greens N Grains in Egg Harbor
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-868-9999
6 p.m. Enjoy a delicious soup specialty, salad, a fresh baked roll and a cup of tea for $7.50. 7 p.m. "The Price of Sand" will be screened. Free.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Trillium Quilt Guild Meeting
Location: Sister Bay Fire Station in Sister Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 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: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-868-3660
Come enjoy a game or two. Free for everyone.
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Apple/Mac Users Help Group
Location: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0401
All are welcome to bring their questions/answers to this informal, voluntary help session.
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Read to a Therapy Dog
Location: Sturgeon Bay Library in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 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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VFW Post 9290 Meeting
Location: Baileys Harbor Town Hall in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
New veterans are encouraged to attend.
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Candidate Forum
Location: Sturgeon Bay City Hall, Council Chambers in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5718
Come. Ask written questions. Meet and visit with candidates for District 1 Sturgeon Bay City Council - Kelly Catarozoli, Gerald Pelrine, and Dan Wiegand.
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Door County Reads
Location: Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-6578
Meet the author of this year's Door County Reads book, William Kent Krueger. A reception will follow the program.
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Quiz Night
Location: Inn at Cedar Crossing in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-4249
Teams of up to six people compete for cash and gift certificates. Bring a team or make new friends. $1/admission.
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WRiTERS NiGHT
Location: Holiday Music Motel in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 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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DJ Hope Reyes
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 05, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
Deejaying all the hits.
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Feb 06, 2015

"Cinderella"
Location: Sturgeon Bay High School in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-743-5753
6:30 p.m. Doors Open. 7 p.m. Show starts featuring Sturgeon Bay High School Students. $10/adult. $5/student.
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Nature of Romance
Location: Door County Visitor Bureau in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 800-527-3529
Treat yourself and a loved one to a special getaway, from December thru March, dozens of romance packages are offered including cozy lodging, scrumptious food and romantic extras.
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Scrapbook Spectacular
Location: Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-868-5164
Scrapbooking room is available from 12 p.m. Friday through 5 p.m. Sunday. There is no charge for work tables (1/person) and scrapbooking/meeting room.
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Tomcat Joe
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
Blues.
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Winter Carnival
Location: Throughout Baileys Harbor in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2366
Winter festivities throughout town, Radar Runs & Time Trials, Door County Pond Hockey Tournament, live music, food and drinks. Some activities held on Kangaroo Lake. For more information visit www.baileysharbor.com.
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Winter Festival
Location: Clark Park in Fish Creek
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-868-2316
Wacky winter-themed carnival games for all ages, ice sculptures, parade, music, raffles, chili cook-off, food, beverages, Fruit Loop Fun Run and more. Visit www.visitfishcreek.com for more information.
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Stories and Fun
Location: Forestville Library in Forestville
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-856-6886
Young children and their families are invited to enjoy themed book readings with a corresponding craft to follow. All are welcome.
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Door County Reads
Location: Washington Island Library in Washington Island
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-847-2323
Join the book discussion of "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Participants and listeners welcome.
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Mac User's Group
Location: Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library in Sister Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-854-5218
Be of service to one another by advancing the art, science, and fun of MAC computers. Open and free to all.
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Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Location: Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-839-2802
Appropriate for beginning to intermediate snowshoers. Some loaner snowshoes available, call ahead to reserve. Insufficient snow, hike without snowshoes. 90-minutes. $5/Ridges Member. $8/general public. Free/child under 18. $5 additional for snowshoe rental.
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Journaling Poets Group
Location: JAK's Place in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-818-0525
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Corky Siegel and Howard Levy
Location: Door County Fire Company in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-493-5979
Two of Chicago's most revered and celebrated music treasures come together to make people laugh while knocking them flat with the jaw dropping virtuosity. An MDCMC Music Heals concert. $15/ticket.
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Dead Horses
Location: Door County Brewing Company in Baileys Harbor
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-839-1515
Bluegrass.
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Movies at the Door
Location: Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-868-2728
"Feed the Fish" shown in conjunction with Fish Creek's Winter Festival. Not Rated. 92 minutes. Freewill donations encouraged.
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Tequila Tango
Location: Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-746-0700
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DJ Hope Reyes
Location: Brick Lot Pub in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-743-9339
Deejaying all the hits.
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Reverand Norb and the Onions
Location: Waterfront Mary's Bar & Grill at Beach Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay
Dates: Feb 06, 2015
Phone: 920-743-3690
No cover charge.
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