May 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. 

DOOR COUNTY TROLLEY SCENIC TOURS
Dates of Event: 5/2016 – 10/2016
Take an "Old Time" Trolley ride and see breathtaking vistas from Door County 's scenic bluffs overlooking the islands. As we traverse the land, we'll share the legend and lore unique to each area. Don't forget to bring your camera! Learn from the locals the best places to wine, dine, and relax.  3-4 tours daily.  Pick up at Door County Trolley Station– 8030 Hwy 42 Egg Harbor.  Also, there are Lighthouse Tours, Winery Tours and even Ghost Tours! (June – October). You can even rent the trolley for a wedding!  Check it out atDoor County Trolleyand tell themDoorCountyNavigator.comsent you. Info at 920-868-1100

BLOODY MARYS AND BRUNCH TROLLEY TOUR–FISH CREEK
Dates of Event: 5/15/16 – 11/6/16 (Sundays only)
10:00 AM pickup at Orchard Country Winery in FishCreek, then embark on 3.5 hour trolley tour which includes brunch and beverages stops at the following places: Coyote Roadhouse, Log Den Restaurant and Alpine Resort. Tour includes chaffuered Trolley Transportation, 3 Bloody Mary's or Mimosa's (may substitute for beer or non alcoholic beverges) and Sunday Brunch isi ncluded in tour price. Infohttp://www.doorcountytrolley.com/.

THIRD AVENUE PLAYHOUSE – STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event:  Remaining Season at a Glance

                      5/6 - 5/8:      The Laramie Project                     
                      5/18 – 6/5     Patio Porch

                      6/30 - 7/23      Isaac's Eye
                      7/28 - 9/3        Madamme Sherry
                      9/8 – 10/16      The Gin Game

Third Avenue Playhouse is Door County’s year-round performance center located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay. Its eclectic programming includes concerts, theatre, classes and community events on the 250-seat Main Stage and the newly-renovated, intimate 84-seat Studio Theatre. TAP is home to the Stage Door Theatre Company. Info and ticket info, call 920-743-1760.  See below for individual dates.

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 and tell them DoorCountyNavigator.com sent you! 

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 

SEGWAY PERSONAL TRANSPORTER TOURS – 7 TOURS

Dates of event: Through November (call to confirm dates)
  • 1 ½  hr tours: Peninsula State Park-Fish Creek, Baileys Harbor Lighthouses, Egg Harbor, Ellison Bluff, Sturgeon Bay, Shipwrecks, Cave Point, Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard and Lighthouse
  • 50 min tours: Sturgeon Bay, Sister Bay
  • 5 hr. tour: Washington Island
  • Seasonal Tours

Looking for a unique way to see the sights of Door County? How about on the two wheels of a Segway Personal Transporter? After 20-40 min. training on the Segway PT, you will glide up and down hills, to scenic and breathtaking overlooks, rustic roads, country neighborhood and Lake Michigan shoreline.  Keep your eyes open and bring a camera, as you are likely to spot deer or other wildlife, rare vegetation as well as popular and historic places and buildings.  Go to http://glidenew.com/segwaythedoor.html   for more info or call 920-376-0256.  Packages available. 

Comedy Club – EGG HARBOR
Dates of Event:  The second Thursday of the month, November through May
This Month: 5/12/16
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.

April 14, 2016: TBD
      May 12, 2016: TBD

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

SPRING BLOSSOM TROLLEY TOUR – STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: 2016 -  May   5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Departs from Door COunty Trolley Station, north of Downtown Egg Harbor.  Guests will partake in private wine tastings at 2 award-winning wineries, followed by a carriage ride in the quaint village of Fish Creek. Trolley navigates guests to hidden peninsula blossoms, forest wildflowers and scenic overlooks. Top it off with lunch at the English Inn. Limited seating. Call 1-866-604-5573 for reservations, tickets and info. Duration 5 hours. Departs Sturgeon Bay lodgings 9:30-10 AM, northern Door lodging pick up at Door County Coffee & Tea in Carlsville 10 AM. http://www.doorcountytrolley.com 

Irish Folk Music Jam – STURGEON BAY
Date of Event:  5/4/16 (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 

THIRD AVENUE PLAYHOUSE - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: 5/6 - 5/8/16: THIS WEEK: 

7:30 PM on 5/6 - 5/7.  2PM 5/8.  "The Laramie Project - Live play at Third Avenue Playhosue in Sturgeon Bay.  Call 920-743-1760 Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings at 7:30pm; Sunday Matinees at 2pm 

MUSIC AT THE COOKERY WINE BAR – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 5/7/15
Deathfolk.  3:30 p.m.Deathfolk is Jess Holland and Nick Hoover. Old-timey, folk music peppered with tight harmonies.The Cookery's Wine Bar, 4135 Hwy 42, Fish Creek. Visit cookeryfishcreek.com or call (920)868-3634 for more information.

9th ANNUAL DOOR COUNTY HALF-MARATHON
Date of event: 5/7/16
In Peninsula State Park, race starts at 10AM on a paved surface within the Peninsula State Park. All finishers receive a t-shirt, finisher’s medal as well as food and drink at the finish line. Awards will be presented to the top male and female runners, top male and female master runners and top three finisher in each age group. For more info: Mary Knutson, race organizer: 920-421-1518, or http://www.doorcountyhalfmarathon.com/  (click on Runner Info tab) to view the course map, register online or to download an entry form.  Registration beginning Oct. 1, 2015 – limited to 1800 participants. 

NICOLET BAY 5K FUN RUN/WALK
Date of event: 5/7/16
In Peninsula State Park, race begins at 10:30 AM, after the half-marathon start.  Participants will follow the out and back course along the water on Shore Rd. going past Eagle Bluff Lighthouse and Welcker’s Point, finishing at the same finish line as the half marathon. Walkers are welcome to participate in the 5K. All finishers will receive a t-shirt and food and drink at the finish line. Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers, and door prizes will be given out. For more info: Mary Knutson, race organizer: 920-421-1518, or http://www.doorcountyhalfmarathon.com/  to view the course map, register online or to download an entry form.  Registration beginning Oct. 1, 2015 – limited to 550 participants. 

23rd Annual Blossom Run/LIVESTRONG Run for a Cause- EGG HARBOR
Date of event: 5/7/16
7:00 A.M. at the Egg Harbor Boat Launch-Registration. 8:30 A.M. - Race Starts. Fun, family event for all ages. Choose from a 5-mile run, a 2-mile walk-run or a 1-mile youth run. Join in the “Live Strong” relay. For more information call 920.743.4949or visit www.doorcountyymca.org 

 

Mother’s Day Concert- FISH CREEK
Date of event: 5/8/16
At Door Community Auditorium, 3:00 P.M..The Peninsula Singers present their Mother’s Day Concert. Freewill donations encouraged. Info at 920.868.2728

 

26th annual Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament – STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: Spring 5/13/16 – 5/15/16  Fall 9/9/16 - 9/11/16
New for 2016, The tournament will be headquartered at Wave Pointe Marina and Resort in Little Sturgeon Bay.  Our spring tournament is limited to 200 2-person teams and the fall tournament is limited to 100 2-person teams. 2016 will be our tournament's 26th year and we hope to make it better than ever for both the quality of fishing as well as your very own enjoyment!  Live weigh in, kids day, dock dance, drinks, food, and raffle. Info920-493-2953 or http://sbobt.org/
 

Door County Wine Trail Weekend - Throughout Door County
Dates of Event: Spring 5/13/16 – 5/15/16
Discover the Door County Wine Trail as you indulge in a fun filled weekend at all seven local wineries including orchard and vineyard tours, cheese and chocolate pairings, live music, private tastings and much more. Visit www.doorcountywinetrail.com for more information. 

 

“Patio/Porch” - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: Spring 5/18/16 – 6/5/16, weekly Wed, Thurs, Fri
THIS WEEK: 5/18 - 5/22
5/18-5/21: 7:30PM; 5/22: 2PM.  At Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N. 3rd Ave, 7:30 P.M. This pair of two-character plays provides contrasting but equally incisive, studies of life in small town Texas.
$25/general admission. $10/student. 
$5/child11 & under. Info call 920-743-1760

16th ANNUAL DOOR COUNTY SCOTTIE RALLY – Baileys Harbor
Dates of Event: 5/21/16
Place: Baileys Harbor Town Hall You like Scottish Terriers?  You’ll love this event.  This is the 15th Annual Door County Scottie Rally, with a Parade of nearly 200 Scotties,bagpipers and drums starting around 11:30 AM!  And a silent auction.  Viewing will be at the Town Hall.  For additional info and 
registration details, call 920-493-5878 or www.doorcountyscottierally.com.  

FAMILY ART DAY – FISH CREEK
Date of Event: 5/21/2016 (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

RUMMAGE SALE – SISTER BAY
Date of Event: 5/21/16
Village wide and individual sales throughout the village with guide map and coupons for restaurant specials. Have a fun filled day of bargain hunting and finding treasure at individual sales.  Call 920-854-2812 or http://www.cometosisterbay.com

Spring Art Crawl -ellison bay
Dates of Event: 5/21/16 - 5/22/16
Throughout Ellison Bay 10 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. Explore one-of-a-kind art galleries, shops, and nature trails. Enjoy refreshments and demonstrations while browsing this unique event. Maps are available at all member galleries. Visit www.ellisonbayarts.com for more information 

 

“PATIO/PORCH” - STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: Spring 5/18/16 – 6/5/16, weekly Wed, Thurs, Fri 
THIS WEEK: 5/26 - 5/29
5/26-5/28: 7:30PM; 5/29: 2PM.  At Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N. 3rd Ave, 7:30 P.M. This pair of two-character plays provides contrasting but equally incisive, studies of life in small town Texas.
$25/general admission. $10/student. 
$5/child11 & under. Info call 920-743-1760

DOOR COUNTY FESTIVAL OF NATURE – BAILEYS HARBOR
Dates of Event: 5/26/16 – 5/29/16
At the Ridges Sanctuary. Your opportunity to learn more about wildflowers, geology, birds and insects through field trips and hands-on programs. Our field trip leaders will guide you through some of the most pristine and unique natural areas in the county, some of which are not typically open to the public. Conservation organizations in Door County will share ways in which they are working to preserve our rich natural heritage for the future.  And, along the way, you’ll have an opportunity to share your love of the natural world with other conservation minded participants from all over the Midwest. Online registration will be available in April. You can register online, or download a brochure and register by mail. Call The Ridges at 920-839-2802 for information on how to register. Pre-registration required.

44th ANNUAL JACKSONPORT MAIFEST - Jacksonport
Dates of Event: Memorial Day Weekend - 5/28/16 - 5/29/16
At Lakeside Park in Jacksonport on Hwy 57, 9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M..  This is fun!  Art fair, fun run, food, music, horse pull, parade & much more.   Parade at 10:30 AM on Saturday.  For information call 920-823-2288 or
http://www.jacksonport.org/maifest/

18TH ANNUAL FINE ART FAIR – SUNSET PARK – STURGEON BAY
Dates of Event: 5/28/16 - 5/29/16
At Sunset Park, 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday and 10 AM – 4 PM on Sunday.  Over 100 exhibitors will display their fantastic original works of art in a wide variety of media including sculpture, painting, jewelry, ceramics, fiber and photography; and all artwork is for sale. Fine artists present their creations in an open-air market atmosphere. Juried multi-media art show, entertainment, children’s activities, food and beverages. For more information, call (800) 301-6695 or (920) 743-6246 or www.sturgeonbay.net   

34th ANNUAL JACKSONPORT MAIFEST 10K – 2 MILE RUN
Date of Event: 5/29/16
At Jacksonport Park 9:00 AM sharp, rain or shine.  The course travels through scenic, wooded Cave Point Drive to the waters of Clark Lake and finishes back at the park. Refreshments will be available after the runs. Info: http://www.jacksonport.org/maifest/

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