Fly-In Fish Boil, “Hate Mail” & More Weekend Plans

Whether you enjoy eating tasty treats, listening to talented musicians, or biking Door County’s back roads, there’s something for you to do this weekend. Check out model trains, amazing artwork or the monarch butterfly nursery to see the kinds of unique opportunities Door County has to offer.

Friday, July 15

Symphony Concert

Take in performances of Brahms, Revueltas, and Kawarsky at the Dutton Barn at Birch Creek. Pre-show music will be performed at the Courtyard Gazebo. 7 pm.

Door County Triathlon

Earn major bragging rights by completing the Door County Triathlon. Swim, bike, and run your way across the county. Test yourself with either the Sprint Distance of Half Iron course.

Yesteryear Program

Heritage Village at Big Creek hosts David Ward and his model trains. Check out G scale and Z scale model train displays in the Vignes School and take a step back in time. 1 – 3 pm.


Boogie down to Banditos’ blend of punk and rock & roll at the Door County Brewing Co. in Baileys Harbor. 7 pm.

Saturday, July 16

Fly-In Fish Boil

Fly-in, boat-in, drive-in – it doesn’t matter how you get to this fish boil. What matters is that you get there to enjoy some delicious fish, hot dogs and ice cream. Music and hayrides will add to the fun. Serving 11 am – 1 pm.

Cherry De-Lite Festival

Country Ovens wants to thank its customers for their patronage. Sample products from Country Ovens and other venders and check out both the pie eating and grilling contests. 10 am – 4 pm.

Monarch Watch

Make your way to Newport State Park to see the active monarch nursery. You can help the species by collecting early-stage monarchs and protecting them through their metamorphosis before being released. 1 pm.

2nd Annual Open House

Sutra Gallery in Ellison Bay represents both Indian primeval and contemporary art, establishing Indian identity through art history. Enjoy appetizers and refreshment as you experience great art and great company.

Sunday, July 17

Hate Mail

Follow along as a spoiled rich kid from Minneapolis and an angst-filled artist stand toe-to-toe (or pen-to-pen) in a battle of wits. An epistolary play, Hate Mail depicts their increasingly crazed correspondence. 2 pm.

Campfire & S’mores

Bring a chair and enjoy Sister Bay’s new waterfront with a classic summer activity. Snack on some s’mores while singing fun songs. 7:30 pm.

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