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Family Programming at Crossroads

There are a number of programs happening at Crossroads at Big Creek and Heritage Village for this week.

On Sept. 13 at 2 pm, the family program “Fossils of Door County” will be offered. Learn about the animals that lived in the ancient sea, which covered the place we now call Door County. Edible models and hands-on activities followed by an optional fossil hunting trek to Big Creek.

Celebrate Norwegian heritage on Sept. 14 at both Crossroads and Heritage Village. Starting at 1:30 pm, members of The Sons of Norway Lodge and the Door County Historical Society will have various demonstrations, traditional pastries, music by Nelson and Christine Whyatt and more.

On Sept. 15 and 16 at 4:30 pm, Crossroads is holding a search for the rosettes. On the 15th, participants will ramble through Ida Bay Forest and search while on the 16th, they will search through the prairie plantings in the Crossroads preserve.

On Sept. 17, anyone can join the naturalist at the Ida Bay Forest trail, which follows stunning rock formations and old fountains. There will be moderate walking involved and participants are encouraged to bring walking sticks or poles.

The Collins Learning Center and Heritage Village, located at 2041 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay, are open 2 – 4:30 pm daily and during schedule activities. All programs are free and open to the public.