Comedic Nuns, Ben Folds & More Weekend Plans

This weekend has plenty to offer in events both in and out of doors. Become a kayaking expert, bust a gut at Rogue Theater, or bring home the win at the Belgian Days volleyball tournament.


Friday, July 8

Rutabaga Door County Sea Kayak Symposium

Paddlers of all skill levels are welcome to participate in this kayaking extravaganza. The event will offer both on-water classes and on-land workshops, as well as paddle tours and youth programs.

Meet & Greet Book Signing

Head over to the Cook Book Kitchen Store in Sister Bay and get one of the first copies of John Kelly’s Cocina signed by the chef himself. Discuss recipes and learn new ways to spice up the kitchen. 1 – 4 pm.

Ben Folds

See the multi-platinum artist Ben Folds at the Door Community Auditorium. First finding fame in the ‘90s as the leader of Ben Folds Five, he has since gone on to have a successful solo career. 8 pm.

Saturday, July 9

Door County Wearable Art Show

Check out contemporary, artist-made apparel at this all-day event. Accessories and jewelry will be available as well. 9 am – 5 pm.

Kangaroo Lake Nature Preserve Hike

Let an experienced guide lead you through the conifers and hardwoods that grow on ancient shorelines. Register ahead of time to receive a free copy of A Guide to the Places We Protect. 9 – 11 am.

Root Beer Festival

Celebrate a delicious and refreshing festival with this all-things-root beer festival. Heritage Village at Big Creek will host a presentation on the history of root beer. In addition there will be taste testing, root beer floats and root beer foods. 11 am – 2 pm.

…And Then There Was Nun

What to you get when you mix Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and a hilarious group of Catholic nuns? Rogue Theater’s newest show! 7:30 pm.

Sunday, July 10

Belgian Days

Embrace the region’s Belgian history with activities for the whole family. Enjoy live music, food and refreshment, a parade, baseball and volleyball tournaments, and the Belgian Days walk/run at the Brussels Town Park.

10th Anniversary Celebration

Come and celebrate ten years of art at Plum Bottom Pottery. Stop by the gallery for some food and refreshment while you enjoy the featured art including jewelry, painting and sculpture.

Water & Wildflowers Walk

Looking for a way to get out into nature? Join this guided hike along the water and learn about the wildlife and history of Potawatomi State Park. The walk is about 45 minutes long. 2 pm.

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