This weekend is all about indulging your senses, whether that means tasting some wine or craft beer, taking in the sounds of some favorite Door County bands, or enjoying the view from one of Peninsula State Park’s best trails.
Friday, May 13
Winos, unite! Indulge in the offerings of eight Door County wineries, including orchard, vineyard and winery tours, cheese and chocolate pairings, new releases and live music during the first Wine Trail Weekend of 2016.
If craft brew is your thing, head to Algoma’s Farm Market Kitchen for a tasty kickoff to Craft Beer Week with beer flights and a burger cooking demo with Algoma Burger Co. expert Chris Wiltfang. 5 – 10 pm.
Join Door County rock ‘n soulers Dirty Deuce for the launch of their Indiegogo campaign to fund their long-awaited new album 333, which will be performed in full during this concert at Door County Fire Co. in Sturgeon Bay. 8 pm.
Saturday, May 14
Take in the views of bluffs, trilliums and, if you’re lucky, eagles from one of the peninsula’s most spectacular trails during an Eagle Trail hike at Peninsula State Park. 10 am.
The UW Pro Arte Quartet, believed to be the world’s oldest continuously performing string quartet, will share its beautiful music with the public at The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor. The evening’s repertoire features Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s String Quartet No. 3, Anton Webern’s Langsamer Satz, and Ottorino Respighi’s Quartetto Dorico. 7 pm.
Door County folk trio Small Forest will celebrate the start of the season with a performance of old favorites and new tunes at Lost Moth Gallery on Saturday night. Among their new songs are two environmentally-focused ballads encouraging people to consider their impact on the environment. 7 pm.
Sunday, May 15
Door County League Baseball marks its second weekend of the season with a variety of games at 1:30 pm.
The Lawrence University (LU) Trumpet Studio will perform trumpet ensemble pieces by LU alumni and former longtime member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Ed Hoffman, who will also be in attendance. 1:30 pm.