Peninsula Century Spring Classic, Beer Fest & More Weekend Plans

This weekend offers chances to get active and enjoy the county’s natural beauty. Hike through the woods by Clark Lake, hop on your bike, or walk through the peninsula’s storied past.

Friday, June 17

Ephraim Heritage Day

See into Ephraim’s past with free walking tours and free admission into Ephraim’s cultural sites, including Bethany Lutheran Church, Ephraim Moravian Church, Ephraim Fire Museum, and The Hardy Gallery (5 – 7 pm).

Opening Reception

Head to Base Camp in Sister Bay to see Sandra Place’s paintings of the Cinque Terre, Lake Como, the Dolomites, and more in her new exhibit “ITALY: Journeys and Inspirations.” 4 – 6 pm.

Midsummer’s Music Festival Opening Night Gala

Experience an evening of music with talented musicians as Midsummer’s Music Festival kicks off at Birch Creek Music Performance Center with music from Beethoven, Spohr, and Mendelssohn. 7 pm.

Saturday, June 18

Walk in the Words

Explore the stories that live in the meadows, orchards and woods of Door County with this free family activity. The event begins at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Juddville at 9 am.

Peninsula Century Spring Classic

Challenge yourself to bike 25, 50, 62, or 100 miles, taking in scenic landscapes along the back roads of Door County as well as gorgeous views of Lake Michigan. The ride finishes at the Door County Beer Festival. You’ll have definitely earned a celebratory drink!

Door County Beer Festival

The Door County Beer Festival returns to Baileys Harbor on Saturday, June 18 with more than 150 craft beers, live music, and local chefs. The event has quickly become a favorite of brewers and beer lovers who love the curious and knowledgeable crowd, fantastic music, and beautiful location. This year’s event will feature carefully curated craft beers focused on Wisconsin brewers. Local chefs highlight ingredients from nearby farms and their own farms to present mouth-watering fare street-food style on the lawn.

Sunday, June 19

Farmers’ Market

Get the taste of Door County right from the source. Find organic, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, honey, eggs, and more at the farmers market at The Flying Pig in Algoma. 10 am – 3 pm.

Logan Creek Hike

Get into nature with this hike in the Logan Creek State Natural Area. This region in the middle of the peninsula is the ideal place to see spring and early summer wildflowers. The hike begins at 2 pm at the Ridges Sanctuary – Logan Creek Trailhead.

Dear Rhoda

Head up to Washington Island to enjoy Dear Rhoda, a play written by Door County resident Donna Russell. The play is inspired by Russell’s purchase of a trunk at a garage sale in which she found a collection of love letters from the 1920s to a woman named Rhoda Katz. 1:30 pm.

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