Bits & Bites

In the Vineyard on the Island

On Sunday, Sept. 12, Gathering Ground will present its third annual Dinner in the Vineyard fundraiser at 1751 Lake View Road on Washington Island. Local chefs, bartenders, and brewery and winery staffs will prepare a five-course dinner and drinks featuring local, seasonal ingredients.

The ferry schedule will likely require an overnight stay for those who are attending from off-Island. Purchase Dinner in the Vineyard tickets at

All Aboard for the Wine and Beer Gala

Money Management Counselors’ ninth Wine and Beer Gala will begin Wednesday, Sept. 15, 5:30 pm, with a Door County Trolley ride from Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay to von Stiehl Winery and Ahnapee Brewery for wine and beer tasting, respectively. The trolley will then return to Stone Harbor, where an assortment of heavy hors d’oeuvres will await. 

This gala is the only fundraising event that Money Management Counselors holds each year. The not-for-profit organization helps families and individuals to improve their quality of life by teaching financial literacy and providing tools to promote sound financial principles. Its services are confidential and nonjudgmental.

The ticket price of $55 per person includes a raffle ticket. Buy tickets and learn more at

40 Years of ‘Resale Therapy’

The Scand Auxiliary will host its annual luncheon and style show Monday, Sept. 13, 12 pm, at Gordon Lodge, 1420 Pine Drive in Baileys Harbor. Tickets are $20 each for auxiliary members and $25 each for the public. Purchase them at Bargains Unlimited, 10578 Applewood Road in Sister Bay, through Sept. 1.

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