Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay will host a couple hikes in early May.
On May 1 at 1 pm, join the naturalist for the May Day Ramble through Ida Bay. Hikers should meet at the Zenith Street entrance. It’s free and open to the public.
On May 2 at 7 pm, go on a “Frog Chorus Hike” through the Crossroads preserve. The frogs should be croaking and the suckers will still be in Big Creek. Hikers should meet at the Collins Learning Center.
On May 3 at 7 pm, the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society will hold its May meeting in the Stonecipher Astronomy Center at Crossroads at Big Creek. The illustrated program “How Quantum Mechanics Relates to Astronomy” will be presented by Tom Minahan. Visitors are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Crossroads at Big Creek is located at 2041 Michigan Street and is open 2 – 4:30 pm daily and during scheduled events. During the construction, to reach the center, take the highway detour to County T (Alabama Street) cross the highway to Big Creek Road and turn right. Proceed to Lily Bay Road and turn right. Lily Bay Road will merge with Michigan and the entrance will be on the left.
To reach the Astronomy Campus and Ida Bay Preserve, Utah Street currently crosses the highway, or follow Memorial Drive under the bridge, and turn on 18th Place to reach Utah Street. The Astronomy Campus is at the Cove Road intersection, 2200 Utah. To reach the Ida Bay Preserve, follow Cove Road (or from the north, follow Buffalo Ridge Trail).