At the Crossroads

On Saturday, October 9 at 4 pm, the Wild Ones of Door County will hold their annual meeting at the Crossroads at Big Creek. Bob Bultman, local conservationist and geologist, will present a program about the Niagara Escarpment. The program is free and open to the public.

On Sunday, October 10 the Crossroads will participate in the “Global Work Party,” a worldwide effort to reduce the release of carbon dioxide. Work times begin at 9 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, and 4 pm, and include installing a solar panel, collecting liter, marking trees, cleaning facilities, planting seeds, caging trees, and more.

At 4 pm, the Crossroads Board, volunteers, and friends will plant a special tree in memory of Chuck Olson, organizer of the Sturgeon Bay Education Foundation. The ceremony will take place at the Kohl Fish House in the Historical Village.

For more information and/or to sign up to volunteer call 920.746.5895.

Also on Sunday, Oct. 10 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, the Crossroads will offer their final open house of the Historical Village for the season. The event will also feature blacksmith demonstrations.

On Tuesday, October 12 at 9 am, Marne Kaeske, stewardship coordinator of The Ridges Sanctuary will present a short program entitled, “Know the Enemy,” focusing on the best management practices for invasive buckthorn. After the lecture, participants are invited to help clear buckthorn.

Crossroads at Big Creek, open daily from 2 – 5 pm, is located at 2041 Michigan Street, just east of Sturgeon Bay. For more information visit