Crossroads Trail Run Goes Virtual

The 11th annual Crossroads Trail Run will be a virtual run in 2020. All runners and walkers are encouraged to register and choose a 2K, 5K or 10K distance and complete that event any time between June 16-20 from a “Safer at Home” location. Gretchen Schmelzer gives more details…. Registration has been lowered to $25 per person, $10 for ages 14 and under, free to … Continue reading

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Shanty Days Cancelled in Algoma

The Algoma Area chamber of Commerce has announced that summer festivities, including the City Wide Garage Sale, Concerts in the Park, and Shanty Days have been cancelled for 2020. The chamber’s Board of Directors made the decision due to the uncertainties of COVID-19 and pending contractual obligations. The Algoma Area Chamber is now looking ahead to plans for these events to be bigger & better … Continue reading

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Jacksonport’s Maifest Cancelled

The Jacksonport Advancement Corporation recently announced that this year’s Maifest Celebration has been cancelled due to concerns with the current Coronavirus pandemic. For the last 47 years this festival weekend celebration has often been thought of as Door County’s unofficial summer kick-off event. This year is the first since its creation to see the entire event and all of its activities cancelled.

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Fire & Ice Festival Saturday in Sturgeon Bay

The 15th annual Fire & Ice Festival will be held in Sturgeon Bay Saturday, with activities throughout the downtown Sturgeon Bay area beginning at 9AM. Carly Sarkis from Destination Sturgeon Bay says there will be a lot to see.. People are encouraged to walk throughout the city to see all of the snow & ice carvings, but Sarkis says there is also a heated option… … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting for Pebble Beach Property Friday

A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the acquisition of the Pebble Beach property in Sister Bay will be held on Friday(10/18) at 2:30PM, rain or shine. The Village of Sister Bay, with assistance from the Door County Land Trust, completed the purchase of the 17-acre parcel along Little Sister Bay, expanding the former 40-feet of public beach with an additional 600-feet of shoreline. Several speakers … Continue reading

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Door County Manufacturing Day is Friday

The 3rd Annual Door County Manufacturing Tour will be held Friday in Sturgeon Bay. The Door County Economic Development Corporation says the event also involves 200 students from the county’s four mainland school districts and features 11 manufacturers. Additional events, including a county-wide manufacturing job fair involving the general public falls under the manufacturing day heading. The idea is to draw attention to the many … Continue reading

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Volunteers Help Make Haunted Mansion Possible

The Haunted Mansion returns for its 14th season in less than two weeks and, as always, volunteers are needed. The major fundraiser for the Southern Door School District operates every Friday and Saturday during the month of October at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort. Over the past 13 years, nearly $325,000 has been donated to support student groups, clubs and activities related to academics, arts … Continue reading

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Sunflower Fest is Saturday

The Sunshine House has come up with a new name and a new location for its annual fundraiser, set for Saturday in Sturgeon Bay. Martin Park will be the venue for Sunflower Fest, from 9AM to 3PM. Jeremy Paszczak, the organization’s Marketing Director, talks about the changes for what has been called Corn Fest for the past the 16 years… Paszczak says the name and … Continue reading

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Library Card Signup Month is September

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-Up Month has been held in September to mark the beginning of the school year. Morgan Mann, who handles community relations for the Door County Library, says the cards are available for everyone…(tape…MANN…”CARD”…:23…N987) Mann says there’s a benefit getting a library card in September…(tape…MANN…”CARD”…:19…N988) For more information about how to sign up for a library card, visit one of Door County’s … Continue reading

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Northern Sky Grand Opening Celebration August 31

Door County’s Northern Sky Theater has scheduled a grand opening celebration for the general public on Saturday, August 31st. Holly Feldman, Northern Sky’s Director of Development and Public Relations, says the general public can pick up tickets for either the matinee or evening performance of the play “Dad’s Season Tickets,” on that day. Feldman says visitors will also get a sneak peak at the 248-seat … Continue reading

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