What better way to start a weekend in beautiful Door County than with a host of Earth Day celebrations? Get out and about while lending Mother Nature a helping hand and when you need a break, head to the local theater to see what our young talent has to offer or celebrate your Belgian heritage with some booyah.
Friday, April 22
Organizations and businesses across the peninsula are hosting fun, educational and interactive events to celebrate the 46th annual Earth Day. There will be opportunities to get dirt under your fingernails, have fun with recycled items, learn about a historic girls camp in Peninsula State Park, and hear live music from some of the county’s best nature-minded musicians.
The 28th annual Baileys Harbor Brown Trout Tournament kicks off April 21 and ends Sunday with a final weigh-in, complete with live music, food, drinks, raffles and more. Check out baileysharbor.com for more details.
Saturday, April 23
Theater students at Gibraltar High School have been hard at work on their rendition of the 1984 film Footloose and will present their efforts in full 80’s style at Door Community Auditorium this weekend. In Sturgeon Bay, upper elementary and middle school students will bring you the wonderful land of Oz with The Wizard of Oz at St. John Bosco Catholic School.
Sunday, April 24
Head to the Belgian Heritage Center in Brussels for its annual Booyah and Bread Lunch Fundraiser, which will feature a re-launch (and free samples) of Door County Brewing Co.’s Pastoral farmhouse ale. All proceeds from the lunch benefit the Belgian Heritage Center’s mission of preserving the history and culture of Wisconsin’s Belgian community.