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Upcoming events

  • Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6
  • Washington Island Literary Festival
  • Trueblood Performing Arts Center: 870 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI (MAP)
  • Featured are novelist, memoirist and former Wisconsin Public Radio host Jean Feraca and Norman Gilliland. Mr. Gilliland, a familiar voice on WPR, is the author of four published books. Other noted Wisconsin authors and poets who will read from and discuss their books are: Dale Kushner, Bruce Dethlefsen, Terese Allen, Martha Egan, Richard Purinton, Ralph Murre , Sharon Auberle, Jerod Santek and Laurie Scheer.
  • Saturday, October 5 11:00 am
  • Children's Storytime
  • Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library: 301 Mill Rd, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Children's Storytime First Saturday of the month.  October  features "Fire Breathing Dragons!"
  • Saturday, October 5 1:00 pm
  • Costume Exchange at the Door County YMCA
  • 1743 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay, WI (MAP)
  •   Costume Exchange at the Door County YMCA.Save money and time on Halloween costumes for your family this fall at the Y.  Bring a gently used costume to exchange or purchase one for just $10. Arrive around 1:00 pm with your costumes. The exchange will begin at 1:30pm. You do not have to be a YMCA member to participate. Have extra costumes in your closets? Donate your gently used costumes to the YMCA today for lucky “trick or treat-ers” of all ages. Visit the doorcountyymca.org or call 920-743-4949 with questions
  • Saturday, October 5 – Sunday, October 6
  • The Clearing's Docent Led Hikes
  • The Clearing's Jens Jensen Center: 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Meet at 1:00 p.m. at The Clearing’s Jens Jensen Visitor Center, located at 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, where maps are also available for self-guided tours. No pre-registration is necessary. The terrain is rugged in places, and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. 

    Docent-led Hike Schedule:
    Saturday & Sunday, October 5 & 6
    Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13
    Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20
    Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27

  • Saturday, October 12 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Apple Season Festival
  • Seaquist Orchards Farm Market: Hwy 42, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  •  10am-4pm. Apple launching, pumpkin painting, indoor and outdoor mazes, make your own caramel apples, live band, brats, soup. 920-854-4199. http://www.seaquistorchards.com 
  • Saturday, October 12 10:30 am
  • Read to Amos
  • Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library: 301 Mill Rd, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Amos is a certified therapy dog available for children of all ages to read aloud to him. Reading to an understanding therapy dog is a wonderful way to encourage reading in children of all ages.
  • Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13
  • The Clearing's Docent Led Hikes
  • The Clearing's Jens Jensen Center: 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Meet at 1:00 p.m. at The Clearing’s Jens Jensen Visitor Center, located at 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, where maps are also available for self-guided tours. No pre-registration is necessary. The terrain is rugged in places, and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. 

    Docent-led Hike Schedule:
    Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13
    Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20
    Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27

  • Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13
  • Pumpkin Patch Festival
  • Egg Harbor, WI (MAP)
  •  Free admission. Live music, carnival rides, arts & crafts vendors, face painting, pumpkin & scarecrow displays, roaming magician, storyteller, silent auction, food and fun! www.eggharbordoorcounty.org 
  • Saturday, October 12
  • Help in Healing
  • Sturgeon Bay (MAP)
  •  October is cancer awareness month and over 30 local Sturgeon Bay businesses have generously agreed to donate at least 10% of their daily sales on Saturday October 12, 2013 to help local men and women of Door County living with cancer.  Visit sturgeonbay.net for a full list of participating businesses. For more information about the Healing Project call 920.746.8989. 
  • Sunday, October 13 5:00 pm
  • Birch Creek's Tribute to Victor Borge
  • Birch Creek Music Performance Center: 3821 County Rd E, Egg Harbor, WI, United States (MAP)
  • Birch Creek presents a Tribute to Victor Borge starring Jodie DeSalvo and friends.  Juniper Hall at Birch Creek
    5:00 pm doors open for social hour
    5:30 pm heavy hors d'oeuvres
    6:30 pm concert. 
    Tickets: $75 per person. Seating is limited. Reservations are required(920) 868-3763. All proceeds benefit Birch Creek.   www.birchcreek.org
  • Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20
  • Sister Bay Fall Fest
  • Sister Bay (MAP)
  •  Arts and crafts fair, food booths, live music , parade Sat. 11am, ping pong ball drop Sun. 2pm. 920-854-2812. www.cometosisterbay.com 
  • Saturday, October 19 – Sunday, October 20
  • The Clearing's Docent Led Hikes
  • The Clearing's Jens Jensen Center: 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Meet at 1:00 p.m. at The Clearing’s Jens Jensen Visitor Center, located at 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, where maps are also available for self-guided tours. No pre-registration is necessary. The terrain is rugged in places, and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. 

    Docent-led Hike Schedule:
    Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20
    Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27

  • Friday, October 25 – Saturday, October 26
  • Jack O'Lantern Days
  • Fish Creek, WI (MAP)
  • Hometown Halloween celebration full of family friendly activities. Highlights include pumpkin carving, mask making, a Haunting Halloween Parade, trick or treating and costume parties for dogs, kids and adults.
    http://visitfishcreek.com/
  • Saturday, October 26 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Gibraltar Fire Station Open House
  • Gibraltar Fire Department: 3496 County Rd F, Fish Creek, WI (MAP)
  • Saturday, October 26 – Sunday, October 27
  • The Clearing's Docent Led Hikes
  • The Clearing's Jens Jensen Center: 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Meet at 1:00 p.m. at The Clearing’s Jens Jensen Visitor Center, located at 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, where maps are also available for self-guided tours. No pre-registration is necessary. The terrain is rugged in places, and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. 

    Docent-led Hike Schedule:
    Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27

  • Saturday, October 26 – Sunday, October 27
  • Fall Art Crawl
  • Ellison Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Colors of the fall season are reflected in pottery, handmade leather handbags, fiber fashion looks and jewelry. See how it is made. Enjoy great food. Add something unique to your home: pottery, antiques, mirrors, lamps, artwork. Demonstrations and studio tours, guest artists, refreshments. 920-854-4839. www.ellisonbayarts.com   
  • Sunday, October 27 4:00 pm
  • Community Health Information Program - "Depression"
  • Sister Bay Baptist Church: Sister Bay (MAP)
  • For this C.H.I.P. program, Dennis White, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist, will discuss depression.  Depression is a devastating condition that can take over your entire life. It is easily one of the most misunderstood conditions that affect our mental and physical health.   Join Northern Door Health and Wellness Ministry for an enlightening conversation on depression.   www.NorthernDoorHealthWellness.com
  • Saturday, November 2 11:00 am
  • Children's Storytime
  • Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library: 301 Mill Rd, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Children's Storytime First Saturday of the month. November features "Bear Has a Story to Tell"
  • Saturday, November 9 10:30 am
  • Read to Amos
  • Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library: 301 Mill Rd, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Amos is a certified therapy dog available for children of all ages to read aloud to him. Reading to an understanding therapy dog is a wonderful way to encourage reading in children of all ages.
  • Friday, November 29 – Sunday, December 1, 2013
  • Holiday Home Tour
  • Northern Door, WI (MAP)
  •  Tour 5 unique homes festively decorated for the holidays, this year featuring the magnificent Ellison Bay Manor, with a trolley ride to the Manor. Plus a scrumptious Bake Shoppe at the Historic First Baptist Church of Sister Bay (no ticket required to buy tasty treats!).  At each stop there will be a special surprise.   All proceeds benefit Northern Door Children’s Center. 920-854-4244.  www.northerndoorchildrenscenter.org 
  • Saturday, December 7 11:00 am
  • Children's Storytime
  • Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library: 301 Mill Rd, Sister Bay, WI (MAP)
  • Children's Storytime First Saturday of the month.  December features "Let's Get Ready for Santa!"

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