Door County’s Crossroads Features Various Programs

Crossroads at Big Creek will continue offering programming and educational opportunities throughout April.

Friday, April 1 at 10:30 am families are invited to participate in “Fooling Around with Water” in the Crossroads lab. A free T-shirt (youth size medium only) will be provided.

Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 at 1 pm a naturalist will lead a “Big Creek Observation Hike” in a citizen science effort to determine what conditions trigger the annual sucker run. After a short slide show, the group will hike to Big Creek.

Monday, April 4 at 6:30 pm the Friends of the Crossroads will host their monthly meeting in the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. They will discuss spring and summer volunteer activities and plan for the dedication of the new exhibit at Crossroads. Visitors are welcome.

Tuesday, April 5 at 7 pm the Door County Master Gardeners will host a lecture, “Ornamental Grasses in the Garden.” DD Knutson, a local grasses enthusiast and Door County Master Gardener Volunteer, will present a program showcasing the advantages of adding grasses to a garden. The lecture will take place in the Collins Learning Center.

The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society will meet at 7 pm on April 5 as well, in the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. After a short meeting, the Cultural Astronomy of the Month will focus on Vela X Supernova and a brief presentation by Tom Minahan. The featured program will be “Binocular Instruction and Viewing.” Refreshments will be served.

Crossroads is located at 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay. For more information call 920.746.5895 or visit