February 2016

NOTE: Schedules sometimes change, so always confirm with the organization in question to make sure that the event you are interested in, is still scheduled to take place. Changes can occur without notice.

HANDS ON ART STUDIO ADULT NIGHTS – FISH CREEK
Dates of Event: Year-round
Hands On Adult Nights are from 6:30-10:00 each Friday night all year long attracting a diverse crowd, 21 and older, for food, drink, and do-it-yourself art projects in the relaxed atmosphere of the Art Barn. Selected Adult Nights feature Live Music.  It is a 3 1/2 hour kids-free zone. All the studio spaces are open and ready for you to have a fun evening playing with art. The studio fee for the entire evening is $7 plus the cost of your art project. Feel free to bring your own appetizers and drinks. We have pizza, soft drinks and beer available for purchase. Call 920-868-9311 or visit http://www.handsonartstudio.com/ for more info and schedule.
 

Comedy Club – EGG HARBOR
Dates of Event:  The second Thursday of the month, November through May
Comedy Club at Carrington Pub in the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor - 6:30 p.m. A buffet dinner is served. 8 p.m. The show, featuring two comedians, begins. Dinner and show is $22. Show only is $15.

November 12, 2015: Mick Lazinski and Doug Stone
      December 10, 2015: Fred Potter and Dave Johnson
      January 14, 2016: Robert Jenkins and Mike Marvell
      February 11, 2016: John Egan and Roger Radley
      March 10, 2016: Shane Copland and Brian Hicks
      April 14, 2016: TBD
      May 12, 2016: TBD

Info at http://www.thelandmarkresort.com/dining/entertainment or call 920-868-3205 

OPEN MIC TUESDAYS - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: Year round on Tuesdays
At Waterfront Mary’s Bar & Grill at Beach Harbor Resort, 3662 N. Duluth9:00 P.M. Call 1-800-388-8055

SUPER KIDS FUN NITE - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: Year round - 3rd Friday of each month
At Door County YMCA, 1900 Michigan St; 6:30 P.M. -8:30 P.M.
Calling all kids! Have a great time with your friends. Bring your swimsuit and towel for the pool (Grades 2 and above only, please) and wear non-marking shoes to protect the gym floor. $4/member. $6/public. Call 920.743.4949

GUIDED SNOWSHOE HIKE AT THE RIDGES SANCTUARY-  BAILEYS HARBOR
Dates of Event:  Most Saturdays January - March
Meet at the Marshall Cabin, 8288 Hwy Q, Baileys Harbor • 1:00 PM. The Ridges in winter shows a beautiful, serene landscape that is enjoyed by those who love Wisconsin winters. These hikes with a Ridges naturalist cover the cultural and natural history of the ridges and swales in their “off season." Enjoy a leisurely hike on level terrain. Some snowshoes available for hike participants – call ahead to reserve. “If there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes, we’ll take a hike without them!” $5/person, additional $5 to rent snowshoes. Info: (920) 839-2802.

FOLK CONCERT SERIES AT THE WHITE GULL INN - FISH CREEK
Dates of event:        Nov. 18, 2015: Tim Grimm; tickets $17

                             Dec.  2015: TBA

                             Jan. 16, 2016: Johnsmith and Dan Sebranek; tickets $17

                             Feb. 2016: None Announced

                             Mar. 9, 2016: Mipso; tickets $20

                             Apr. 6, 2016: 10 String Symphony; tickets $17

The concerts are held approximately once a month on Wednesday from November through April, beginning at 8 pm, after an optional fixed price dinner served at 6 pm.  Concert tickets are $17.00-$20.00 and can be purchased at the door, although most concerts are sold out, so advance ticket purchase and reservations for the pre-concert dinners are recommended. You may purchase tickets at the White Gull front desk, or you can do it by phone, using a credit card. Call 920-868-3517 or 888-364-9542.  http://www.whitegullinn.com/concerts/winter-concerts-at-the-inn.htm for more information. 

WINTER ART SERIES - BAILEYS HARBOR
Dates of Event: January - April, 1stThursday of the month
At Ridges Sanctuary, 4:00 P.M. Showcasing a different local artist and art medium each month. Opening reception with wine and cheese provided.
Free
. Info at 920-839-2802 or 
www.ridgessanctuary.org

Comedy Club – EGG HARBOR
Dates of Event:  11/12/2015 - May 2016
This Month: 2/11/16
The second Thursday of the month through May is Comedy Club at Carrington Pub in the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor - 6:30 p.m. A buffet dinner is served. 8 p.m. The show, featuring two comedians, begins. Dinner and show is $22. Show only is $15. Info at http://www.thelandmarkresort.com/dining/entertainment or call 920-868-3205 to confirm prices and showtimes.

Winter wonderland Trolley Tour 2015 - 2016
Dates of Event:     Nov 28 Dec 5,12,19,26 (Thurs Dec 31)
                          J
an 2,9,16,23,30
                          Feb 6,13,20,27
                          March 5,12,19,26              
Trolley guests will tour & taste at a Door County award winning Winery, followed by a cozy sleigh ride through “The Doors” most wintery landscapes…Top it off with a fireside lunch at a romantic Door County inn.  Cost of $64 plus tax per person, includes trolley transportation, fireside lunch, and sleigh ride. (Trolleys are heated). Pickup times at the Door County Trolley Stattion in Egg Harbor: 8030 Hwy 42 Egg Harbor, WI 54209(1 mile north of downtown Egg Harbor) at 10:00 am. Call 1-866-604-5573 to confirm prices and for information and reservations. Door County Trolley website.

SALSA DANCE NITE - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event:  Weekly, January - April
At Benny D’z, 23 W Oak St. 8-9 P.M. . Salsa, Merengue and Bachata Dance Lessons with J-Ro. $10/person, includes lesson and a glass of sangria or beer. 9pm-Close. Free open dancing to Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music. No partner required. Beginners welcome. Info call 805-450-0389

SKI-FOR-FREE AT CROSSROADS - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event:  Sunday, Thursday and Saturday; January - April 1st
At Crossroads at Big Creek,2041 Michigan St. Free ski and snowshoe equipment available to borrow. Volunteers will be handy to give advice on trails. When you have finished, return your equipment, grab a cup of hot chocolate, and warm up by the upstairs fire in the Collins Learning Center. Sponsored by Friends of Crossroads and Door County Silent Sports Alliance.  Info 920.746.5895

PERUVIAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR – BRUSSELS
Date of event:  2/1/16
At the Southern Door Community Auditorium (2073 County DK, Brussels), 7:00 P.M.. Coro Arpeggio Musical -Cusco, is the premiere children’s chorus from the high Andean city of Cusco, Peru. Formerly the seat of the Inca Empire. The famous children’s choir includes boys and girls 6-16 years of age. They represent the musical culture and history of Peru singing songs of various styles in Castilian, Quechua and English. They are conducted byMaria Ester Borda Arana. Tickets: $10. For more info call 920-493-5979

GROUNDHOG DAY PARADE – ELLISON BAY
Date of Event: 2/2/16
Throughout Ellison Bay. Parade participants gather at Baylake Bank. Build a float, decorate your car, walk your dog, or just cheer from the sidelines. 4pm. Parade StartsCome in costume. Info 920-854-5448 

Irish Folk Music Jam – STURGEON BAY
Date of event:  2/3/16 (1st Wednesday of the month)
At Kitty O'Reilly's Irish Pub in Sturgeon Bay – 59 E Oak. 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. Info at 920-743-7441

WINTER CARNIVALE - A PARTY IN THE HARBOR – BAILEYS HARBOR
Dates of Event: 2/05/16 - 2/07/16
Throughout the Town in Baileys Harbor.  Radar Runs & Time Trials, Door County Pond Hockey Tournament, live music, food and drinks. Some activities held on Kangaroo Lake. For more information visit http://dcvbweb.com/baileys-harbor/events-directory/winter-carnival/ or 920-839-2366.

LOGAN CREEK HIKE - JACKSONPORT
Dates of Event: January 3, February 7, March 6
At Ridges Sanctuary, Logan Creek Trailhead - 5724 Loritz Rd.; 2:00 P.M.Explore this 170-acre parcel lake with a Ridges naturalist to see a variety of habitats. Bring binoculars, wear good hiking boots. Snowshoes optional, $5 rental fee. $5/member. $8/general public. Free/child under 18. Call (920) 839-2802 for info.

"FEED THE FISH" MOVIES AT THE DOOR - DOOR COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/5/16
On Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m., DCA, in conjunction with Fish Creek Winter Games, will sponsor a screening of the Tony Shalhoub film Feed the Fish, which has been a favorite of Door County audiences ever since it was filmed on the peninsula in 2009. Set in Door County, Feed the Fish tells the story of Joe, a frustrated children’s-book writer in Los Angeles. To break through his writer’s block, Joe agrees to accompany his brother to Jacksonport, Wisconsin, to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge. The house where the brothers stay is isolated, and when Joe’s pal is hospitalized with a badger bite, Joe befriends a local hermit, develops a crush on the man’s granddaughter, and must deal with the local sheriff’s dislike of anyone from out of town. As Christmas approaches, things get even more complicated. Feed the Fish stars Green Bay native Tony Shalhoub (Monk), is directed by Michael Matzdorff, and features appearances by many familiar Door County faces.  The film screening is free to the public and is sponsored by Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant and Butik. Freewill donations are encouraged.

29th ANNUAL FISH CREEK WINTER FESTIVAL - FISH CREEK
Dates of events: 2/5/16 - 2/7/16
Fish Creek will host a weekend of fun and frivolity. Winter Fest activities will feature something to delight every age.
Fish Creek’s longest-standing event is one not to be missed! Enjoy family-friendly games, music, food and a festive atmosphere under a large heated tent overlooking the frozen waters of Green Bay. Partake in the chili cook-off, a bike toss, cherry pit-spit contest, candlelight skiing, the “Fruit Loop” run and more!  Call (920) 868-2316 or http://visitfishcreek.com/what-to-do/signature-events/winter-festival/ 

HANDS ON ART STUDIO JEWELRY WORKSHOP - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/6/2016
Join them for a relaxing and fun day creating special one-of-a-kind wrapped bracelets. We provide personalized guidance in creating a your own jewlery. Sat. February 6th 11am - 2pm Sat. February 20th 11am - 2pm Workshop includes materials (tila beads, leather, cord and toggle), pattern ideas to make one double wrap/or two single wrap bracelets. And you will receive a set of materials for one other bracelet to make at home.

10th ANNUAL SOUP, THE EVENT – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/06/16
At The Peninsula School of Art from 11 AM – 3 PM. The SOUP! Project is a community-wide effort to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, our Outreach Programs and hunger relief programs. Buy a bowl for $15, and sit down to an all-you-can-eat soup and bread buffet. Every purchase includes soup, bread, beverage and a dessert. All the delicious offerings are donated by local restaurants and volunteer chefs. The 500 bowls created for the project will be on display.  Info at 920-868-3455 or http://www.peninsulaschoolofart.org/soup-.html

CANDLELIGHT SKI – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/6/2016
At Peninsula State Park.  5:30 -8 PM. Ski gently rolling one-mile, candle-lit trail through the woods.  Bonfire with refreshments at the warming shelter. If there is not enough snow there will still be a candlelight hike. Meet at Lot 5  - 9462 Shore Road. Park sticker required, donation suggested.  Info, call 920-868-3258 or http://www.peninsulafriends.org/ 

MISS DOOR COUNTY PAGEANT - BRUSSELS
Date of Event: 2/06/2016
At the Southern Door Community Auditorium (2073 County DK, Brussels).
Join friends, family and the entire Door County community for the 2015 Miss Door County Pageant, featuring women from the Door County area. A panel of judges will ultimately decide who will be crowned Miss Door County 2016 and represent the county at the Miss Wisconsin Pageant in Oshkosh. In addition, young ladies will compete to be Miss Door County’s Outstanding Teen. For ticket availability call 920-743-7200. 

11th ANNUAL WINTER WINE & CHERRY FEST – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/06/16
At Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market from 10 AM-5 PM.
Celebrate National Cherry Month with free wine and product tasting featuring the popular tart Montmorency cherry. Also enjoy live music, the cherry pit spit competition at 1:30pm, paint your own wine glass, children activities, horse-drawn sleigh rides, plus warm food and bakery. Fun for all! For info call 920-868-3479 or 866-946-3263 or http://www.orchardcountry.com/festivals/ 

DOOR COUNTY POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT – BAILEYS HARBOR
Date of Event: 2/6/2016
At Kangaroo Lake. Taking hockey back to the pond with a 4-on-4 hockey tournament on Kangaroo Lake featuring 6 divisions - Open A (Pro, college, or junior level players), Open B (high school, organized, or recreational players), Classic (40 and over), Legends (50 and over), Women's Open, and Juniors (age 12 - 16). Beer and food tent on the ice. Registration now open. Info and registration at http://doorcountypondhockey.com/ 

LIONS CLUB ANNUAL FISH DERBY – WASHINGTON ISLAND
Dates of Event: 2/06/2016 - 2/14/2016
A week-long fishing competition offering prizes for the top catches to those who take on the challenges of the frozen waters of Lake Michigan. Events for the fisherman, non-fishing visitors and friends. Info: 920-847-2179 or washingtonisland-wi.com
 

FROOT LOOP RUN – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/7/16
At Clark Park, corner of Maple St. & Spruce St. at 10:30 AM. This scenic half-mile fun run/walk through downtown Fish Creek will begin and end at the tent in Clark Park and don't miss the post-race breakfast of Fruit Loops! Free. Info 920.868.2316 

HANDS ON ART STUDIO VALENTINE'S WEEKEND SPEICAL - FISH CREEK
Dates of Event: 2/12; 2/13; 2/14/2016
Hands On Art Studio is offering a special for the weekend!  But one art pass, get one free!  And please tell them that DoorCountyNavigator.com sent you!  

FIRE & ICE – STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: 2/12/16 - 2/14/16
Citywide, novice and professional carvers turning massive blocks of snow and ice into works or art. Evening filled with hot music and a dinner dance at Stone Harbor Resort. Info: 800-301-6695 or http://www.sturgeonbay.net/experience/events/fire_ice
 

CANDLELIGHT SKI, HIKE & SNOWSHOE – ELLISON BAY
Date of Event: 2/13/16
At Newport State Park 5:50-8:30 PM.
This ski, hike, or snowshoe of an easy 1.2 mile trail lit by homemade candles is sponsored byNewport State Parkand the Newport Wilderness Society. Enjoy a bonfire, refreshments and lit grills to greet you at the end of the trail.  Parking lot #3 at the end of the road, Fern/Europe Bay Trail. Call for 2015 date and more info: 920.854.2500 Park sticker required. 

WASHINGTON ISLAND ANNUAL CHILE COOK OFF
Date of Event : 2/13/16
This year’s event will be held at K.K. Fiske on Main Rd. Register at Nelson’s on the day of the event; $5.00 for sampling all the entries or just the one you like best! The Chili Cook Off is a judged event with cash awards for the top 3 entries! Info: 920-847-2179 or washingtonisland-wi.com 

Peninsula Music Festival’s February Fest
Dates of Event: 2/13/2016
The Peninsula Music Festival will once again present the February Fest for 2016.  $25 General Admission; $5 Students/Children per concert. For more info and details call 920-854-4060 or http://www.musicfestival.com/index.php/febfest 

MASTER OF THE FIDDLE CONCERT - FISH CREEK
Dates of Event: 2/13/2016
At the Door Community Auditorium at Gibraltar High School. A high-energy fiddle concert by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy. Info at (920) 868-2728 or www.dcauditorium.com

BIRCHCREEK - MY FUNNY VALENTINE
Date of Event: 2/13/16
The Birch Creek Jazz Faculty Trio, led by Jeff Campbell, will return February 13, 2016 for a night of dreamy jazz favorites in Birch Creek's Juniper Hall. Katie Ernst, Jazz I, will also return as featured vocalist.  Make a reservation 920-868-3763

HANDS ON ART STUDIO JEWELRY WORKSHOP - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/20/2016
Join them for a relaxing and fun day creating special one-of-a-kind wrapped bracelets. We provide personalized guidance in creating a your own jewlery. Sat. February 20th 11am - 2pm Workshop includes materials (tila beads, leather, cord and toggle), pattern ideas to make one double wrap/or two single wrap bracelets. And you will receive a set of materials for one other bracelet to make at home.

HANDS ON ART STUDIO METAL STUDIO  WORKSHOP - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/20/2016
Design and weld your own backyard metal fire pit during this Hands On one-day workshop. We provide personalized guidance in helping you create own fire pit. You learn how to use a mig welder and basic sculptural design.Saturday, Feb. 20th 10am-5pm Also included is a Friday night wine & cheese reception from 5:30-6:30pm.Lunch and non-alcoholic beverages on Saturday. (2 day art pass included - \$14 value)  For Artists 21+

FAMILY ART DAY – FISH CREEK
Date of Event2/20/2016 (3rd Saturday of the month thru May 2016)
At the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, 9:00 AM - Noon. Free for families with children ages 3 to 17. Drop in any time for art making fun that correlates with the current exhibition's theme in the School's Guenzel Gallery. Info at 920-868-3455 or www.peninsulaschoolofart.org/community-outreach.html

AQUATIC ECO-SYSTEM, "DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SEIRES" - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/20/16
Aquatic Eco System, “Distinguished Lecture Series” 9AM – noon, Door Community Auditorium Fish Creek

DOOR COUNTY WALLEYES FOR TOMORROW FISHING DERBYSTURGEON BAY
Date of Event: 2/27/16
At the Wave Pointe Marina in Sturgeon Bay.  Get an early start!  4 AM - 6PM. Door County Walleyes for Tomorrow/Dave Pagels Memorial Ice Fishing Derby. A fun-filled day highlighted by a fishing tournament which ends at 2 PM.  Live music 5-10 PM. Raffles for artwork, fishing supplies, hunting equipment, kids events and live music. All proceeds from the fishing contest go toward fish stocking and habitat improvement projects. For more info call 920-621-7439 or 920-824-5440.

HANDS ON ART STUDIO METAL STUDIO  WORKSHOP - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/27/2016
Design and weld your own backyard metal fire pit during this Hands On one-day workshop. We provide personalized guidance in helping you create own fire pit. You learn how to use a mig welder and basic sculptural design.Saturday, Feb. 20th 10am-5pm Also included is a Friday night wine & cheese reception from 5:30-6:30pm.Lunch and non-alcoholic beverages on Saturday. (2 day art pass included - \$14 value)  For Artists 21+

AFRICAN-AMERICAN SETTLEMENT IN WISCONSIN, "DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SEIRES" - FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 2/27/16
African-American Settlement in Wisconsin lecture,  “Distinguished Lecture Series” 9AM – noon, Door Community Auditorium Fish Creek.   

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