Family Programming at Big Creek

Crossroads at Big Creek is a donor supported preserve welcoming learners of all ages to programs in science, history and the environment. The Collins Learning Center and Heritage Village, located at 2041 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay, are open 1:30 – 3:30 pm during the summer season.

Programs are offered in The Village Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 1:30 pm. Family Nature Programs will be offered in the Collins Learning Center Monday – Thursday. All programs are free and open to the public.

On Aug. 17 at 2 pm, as part of Sunday in the Village, Parks and Phillips, a father daughter duo, will perform old time gospel music at The Chapel in Heritage Village.

On Aug.18 at 10 am, the family program “Edible Bedrock” will be offered. Learn how Door County’s bedrock was formed by creating and eating a model of sedimentary rock. If your child has food restrictions call ahead at 920.746.5895.

On Aug. 19 at 10 am, the family program “Fossils of Door County” will be offered. Learn about the fossils from a time when Door County was covered by warm tropical seas. At 1:30 pm, Heritage Village will host a program titled “School Days.” Attend an afternoon of “classes” in the one-room Vignes School.

Door County Historical Society’s Heritage Village is undergoing some new work by adding a new building that will become the “Hand Tool Museum.” For more information visit