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Showing June 21, 2018 - June 28, 2018

Jun
21

June 21, 2018

LBGTQ+ themed WRiTERS NiGHT + Write On Door County

7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tambourine Lounge (Holiday Music Motel) 59 N 2nd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Tambourine Lounge and Write On Door County will partner in a special LGBTQ+ WRiTERS NiGHT with regular host Cathy Grier (founding member of Open Door Pride). Requesting LGBTQ+ related original Song, Spoken Word, Prose or Poetry (10-minute max). Writer/Performer invite-only event, 12 slots available, and will certainly fill up. No cover charge, Audience especially welcome. Writers please contact opendoorpride@gmail.com and/or jerod@writeondoorcounty.org to reserve your slot.  

Free Admission, with suggested donation to help fund our 2nd annual Pride Event on Saturday, June 23rd 11am-5pm in Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay (June 23rd Festival Rain Location at Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay)

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Get Started with Genealogy using Library Resources

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sturgeon Bay Library, 107 S. 4th Ave.

The library provides free resources like Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, and Access Newspaper Archives which are valuable tools for genealogy research.  Learn about how you can access these tools in the library, and which resources are available at home using your library card.  Bring a laptop if you want to try it yourself during the free class with Adult Services Librarian, Laura Kayacan.   

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Jun
22

June 22, 2018

Dance Mixer, Open Door Pride

6:00PM - 9:00PM
Dancing On The Door, Egg Harbor 4614 Harbor School Rd, Egg Harbor, WI 54209

As part of our first Open Door Pride week, we will be dancing and celebrating at our first dance mixer and the wonderful Dancing On The Door Studio in Egg Harbor.

Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Free Admission, with suggested donation to help fund our 2nd annual Pride Event on Saturday June 23rd 11am-5pm in Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay (June 23rd Festival Rain Location at Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay)

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Jun
23

June 23, 2018

Open Door Pride Festival

11am - 5pm
Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay

Open Door Pride's mission is to affirm our community's diversity through inclusion for all. In addition to our Pride Event to be held at Martin Park on Saturday, June 23rd 2018, (Rain Location at Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay) we are striving toward coordinating events year-round to build a strong LGBTQ community here in Door County.

Currently seeking stakeholders to sponsor our event, volunteers, more information available  on our website  or email opendoorpride@gmail.com

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Farm and Craft Market

8:30am - 12:00pm
Market Square parking lot

There is a large assortment of locally grown produce to choose from each week as well as tasty foods and baked goods.  There are also hand crafted items to browse through. The market also accepts FoodShare benefits and is held weekly in the Market Square parking lot located between Michigan Street and Nebraska Street. For more information:  www.sturgeonbaywi.org or Sturgeon Bay Parks Department: 920-746-2914.

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150 Years at Eagle Bluff Light Station

1:00 - 3:00
Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek

The Door County Historical Society will host its Saturday afternoon yesteryear program “150 Years at Eagle Bluff Light Station,” presented by Society Member Ed Miller on Saturday, June 23 at 1:00 pm in the Collins Learning Center adjacent to the Heritage Village at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.

Dressed in costume as lighthouse keeper William Duclon, Ed Miller will share the history of Eagle Bluff Light Station. Ed will take you on a trip through time to discover what made Eagle Bluff unique when compared to seven other similar Norman Gothic style lighthouses built on the western Great Lakes, and what happened after the light was automated in 1926 and keepers were no longer needed. Eagle Bluff Light Station underwent a major restoration starting in 1960 and several years passed before it was ready for public tours. Even today, restoration and preservation is an ongoing process. Information will be presented about the continuing restoration plans to keep Eagle Bluff looking as grand as when it was built.

Ed Miller is a tour guide at Eagle Bluff Light Station, Historical Society member and the chairperson of the restoration committee. He also chairs The Ridges Sanctuary Lighthouse Committee, and actively works to restore the Bailey’s Harbor Range Lights. For thirty-three years, he was an electrical engineer and worked at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, mostly as the supervisor of the Southeast District air monitoring section.

“150 Years at Eagle Bluff Light Station” will begin at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 23, in the Collins Learning Center, adjacent to the Heritage Village at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay. This program does not have an admission fee, but a free will offering will be taken to support the restoration at Eagle Bluff Light Station. Heritage Village is open for tours prior to the presentation beginning at 10:00 am and after the presentation until 3:00 pm; the adult admission fee is $6.50. A donation is requested in lieu of a children’s admission fee. For more information, contact The Door County Historical Society at (920) 421-2332 or email Director.DCHistoricalSociety@gmail.com.

Founded in 1926, the Door County Historical Society keeps history alive for future generations through the collection, preservation and sharing of the heritage of Door County. The Society is a membership organization that operates two interpretive sites: Eagle Bluff Light Station in Peninsula State Park and the Heritage Village at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.

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Jun
25

June 25, 2018

An Evening with General Grant

6:00 - 8:00
Union Supper Pub

The Door County Historical Society will host its monthly dinner program, “An Evening with General Grant,” presented by Wayne Islleb, on Monday, June 25, at 6:00 pm at the Union Supper Pub in Sturgeon Bay.

“An Evening with General Grant” takes place in the parlor at Mount McGregor cottage where Grant lived out his final days. Grant had just finished his memoirs and reminisces about his life. Author and publisher Mark Twain gave Grant a $25,000 advance to write his memoirs. Grant completed the manuscript just three days before he died. Sales of the work during the next two years provide $450,000 in royalties. 

Wayne Issleb portraying Grant takes you on a journey from his young years to the very end, back to the cottage where he has just days to live. Grant narrates his most important moments in life, which eventually brought him to the presidency. Dressed in a blue frock coat and epaulets with three stars on the shoulders, a black slouch hat and carrying a cigar, the Kenosha man looks like the general who led Union troops to victory and became America's 18th president.

While serving as a reenactor in the 36th Wisconsin Civil War Infantry squad, Wayne had let his beard grow out and decided to don a bow tie and officer’s slouch hat. His fellow living historians noticed a strong resemblance between Issleb and Grant. In 2010 in a small town in Wisconsin Issleb fully embraced the role of the Union General. Soon after, three other living historians joined up with Issleb to complete Grant’s portrayal throughout his career.

Wayne has great admiration for Ulysses S. Grant, “He is a true hero to this country and people need to know who he was and the struggles he overcame. He was a true family man and put his family above everything.” He enjoys teaching history as I recreate U.S. Grant in modern times. “I hope the audience sees Ulysses when I perform.”

Wayne studied Grant extensively, including years of research and artifact collecting. Issleb owns several authentic Grant items, including original writings and a cigar stand ashtray that Grant possessed during his presidency. Not one to rest on his laurels, he continues to learn about Grant, walking in his footsteps at Vicksburg and Galena.

The Union Supper Pub is located at 23 W. Oak Street, Sturgeon Bay. The Monday, June 25, dinner includes your choice of Smothered Grilled Chicken Breast topped with mixed peppers over rice pilaf, Stuffed Roast Pork with apples, raisin and herbed baby reds, or Vegetable Canneloni with vegetables, ricotta cheese and béchamel sauce. Sides include a tossed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette, dessert, coffee or tea. Dinner and program fees are $23 for Society members and $28 for guests. Please plan to arrive early for check in and seating; doors open at 5:30 and the dinner will begin at 6:00.

Join us to spend an Evening with General Grant; make your reservation by sending payment to the Door County Historical Society, P.O. Box 71, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. The reservation deadline is Tuesday, June 19; space is limited. For further information, contact the Door County Historical Society at (920) 421-2332 or Director.DCHistoricalSociety@gmail.com

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Jun
27

June 27, 2018

Harmony by the Bay

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Martin Park, 207 S Third Avenue

From blues to rock, country to jazz, and our local symphonic band, there is music for everyone's taste.  This free outdoor concert series features a wide range of musical talents from local favorites to nationally touring artists.  Bring your blanket or lawn chair to enjoy an evening of music outdoors  at Martin Park in downtown Sturgeon Bay.  Food and refreshments are available.   Held every Wednesday from June 13 to August 22 at 7pm, excluding July 4.

Tonight's band is Doozey, a 4 man pop/rock band from Appleton, Wisconsin! 
For more information or a full concert line up - visit    www.sturgeonbaywi.org   or call 920-746-2914.  

Rain location is The Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Drive.

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LUNGS

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Third Avenue Playhouse


By Duncan MacMillan
Directed by Robert Boles
Content Advisory:  Contains strong language and sexual situations.  Not recommended for ages 13 and under.
 
LUNGS is a smart and funny drama that follows a couple through the surprising lifecycle of their relationship as they grapple with questions of family and change,  hope, betrayal, happenstance, and the terrible pain that you can only cause the  people you love.
 
“…a dazzling piece. At the core of this play is a beautifully crafted love story that is not  only intensely personal but also poignantly universal. LUNGS has heart. And it never  misses a beat.”
-The Toronto Star.

Visit the TAP box office across from the theatre  in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay (234 North Third Avenue). Office hours are Tue.-Fri. 12-5. Or call TAP at (920) 743 1760.  Tickets can also be ordered online at thirdavenueplayhouse.com.

Theater box office opens one hour prior to showtimes and seating begins one-half hour prior to showtime. 

Tonight's performance is our Pay-What-You-Can Preview Night.

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Jun
28

June 28, 2018

Door County Dental Care Free Mouth Guard Clinic

6/28/2018 12:00 PM - 6/28/2018 3:45 PM
Door County Dental Care

Custom Sport Mouthguards provided at no cost with parental consent age 9-18 years old. No orthodontic (braces) patients-SORRY

Please call minimum of 2 weeks prior to Mouthguard Clinic Date for an appointment. (12:00 PM to 3:45 PM) Ready for pickup the following day, June 29.

Contact us at:

(920)743-6911

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LUNGS

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Third Avenue Playhouse


By Duncan MacMillan
Directed by Robert Boles
Content Advisory:  Contains strong language and sexual situations.  Not recommended for ages 13 and under.
 
LUNGS is a smart and funny drama that follows a couple through the surprising lifecycle of their relationship as they grapple with questions of family and change,  hope, betrayal, happenstance, and the terrible pain that you can only cause the  people you love.
 
“…a dazzling piece. At the core of this play is a beautifully crafted love story that is not  only intensely personal but also poignantly universal. LUNGS has heart. And it never  misses a beat.”
-The Toronto Star.

Visit the TAP box office across from the theatre  in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay (234 North Third Avenue). Office hours are Tue.-Fri. 12-5. Or call TAP at (920) 743 1760.  Tickets can also be ordered online at thirdavenueplayhouse.com.

Theater box office opens one hour prior to showtimes and seating begins one-half hour prior to showtime.    General Admission: $28     Students 14-24 with ID: $12

Donations gathered in our TAP fishbowl tonight will go to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Genealogy and DNA

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sturgeon Bay Library, 107 S. 4th Ave.

DNA testing as a genealogy research tool, also known as genetic genealogy, is a good way to reinforce paper research. It can also bring in new information and a few surprises. Share experiences and learn about different test options, how to transfer raw DNA for more results, GedMatch research projects and more in this free class with Adult Services Librarian, Laura Kayacan.

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