Start your holiday season with a visit to Sturgeon Bay for this weekend’s Christmas by the Bay! Carry that holiday joy through the rest of the weekend with local arts and crafts, music and a late-autumn hike.
Friday, November 18
Sturgeon Bay hosts its annual Christmas by the Bay this weekend, beginning with an evening of music and a tree lighting ceremony at 7pm on Friday. The fun continues with a parade Saturday morning and breakfast with Santa on Sunday.
Join local artists and artisans for an evening of local gift buying, holiday cheer and refreshments during the Holiday Market Pop-up Shop at Door County Makers Space on Third Avenue. 5 pm.
Saturday, November 19
Join volunteers and staff of Peninsula School of Art for a morning of ceramic bowl-making for the art school’s SOUP! fundraiser in February. 9 am – 12 pm.
The Meadows Art Gallery in Sister Bay celebrates its fifth season with the annual Celebration show, featuring six local artists who have been with the gallery since its beginnings. Enjoy a glass of wine, meet the artists and view a fine selection of local artwork during the opening reception. 2 pm.
Get into the Christmas spirit with more than two-dozen local children and adults with StageKids Theatre as they put on the beloved holiday classic The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. When a group of naughty misfit children takes over a church’s nativity story production, how will the newbie director and the rest of the cast pull it all together? 2 pm and 7 pm.
Join duo Jess Holland and Nick Hoover for an evening of local, old timey folk peppered with tight harmonies at the Door County Brewing Co. 7 pm.
Sunday, November 20
Join a Ridges naturalist for an afternoon ramble through the beautiful landscape of Logan Creek. 2 pm.
The Packers (4-5-0) take on the Redskins (5-3-1) at FedExField on Sunday at 7:30 pm. Watch the action on NBC.