Door County Reads Events

Door County Reads held its kickoff Jan. 29. This week’s events include a keynote by featured author Andrew Graff, play readings, book discussions, presentations and more.

FEB. 3

Play Reading

7 pm, Third Avenue PlayWorks, 239 N. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay

A reading of Murder Girl by Heidi Armbruster. A brother and sister have inherited a supper club in the woods of Wisconsin after their mother’s death. Families are the people you’d kill for – or the people you’d like to kill. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.

FEB. 4

Keynote Presentation
1 pm, Sturgeon Bay High School auditorium, 1230 Michigan St.

Join author Andrew Graff and award-winning short-story writer Rebecca Meacham for a Q&A discussion. Audience members may send questions in advance to [email protected]. The event is available in person or via live stream.

FEB. 5

Outdoor Survival Walk and Talk
1 pm, Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay

Join program director Corey Batson for a walk through the trails at Crossroads and an outdoor-survival talk. Dress for the weather.

Survival Skills
3 pm, Crossroads at Big Creek

Mike Madden will discuss the things you need to know to survive in the wilderness. The program starts inside before moving outside, so dress for the weather.

FEB. 6

Play Reading
7 pm, Björklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane in Baileys Harbor

Peninsula Players Theatre presents a reading of Painted Desert by Christopher G. Smith. In the American Painted Desert, a charming convict battles with a lost preacher over the fate of a young runaway. 

FEB. 7

Book Discussion
1 pm, Sturgeon Bay Library, 107 S. 4th Ave.

Join in person or via Zoom to discuss the featured read, Raft of Stars by Andrew Graff.

Kayaking for All Seasons
1:30 pm, Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library, 2323 Mill Road

Learn about kayaking from a seasoned, ACA Level 3 coastal sea kayaker, Justin Pahnturat. He’ll discuss the best ways to stay safe while kayaking in any season.

Movie Screening
4 pm, Egg Harbor Library, 7845 Church St.

Showing The Peanut Butter Falcon (PG-13) in the Great Hall Theater.

FEB. 8

Book Discussion
11 am, Washington Island Library, 910 Main Road

Held in person.

FEB. 9

Beginning Poetry Workshop
10-11:30 am, Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Road in Fish Creek

Join Jerod Santek and Mike Orlock for this in-person poetry workshop.

FEB. 10

Movie Screening
10:30 am, Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Library, 2323 Mill Road

Showing Leave No Trace (PG), a film adapted from the book My Abandonment by Peter Rock.

7 pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1756 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay

Members of Rogue Theater will do a dramatic reading of the final chapters of Raft of Stars.