Human Kindness Project, Crane Count & More Weekend Plans

If variety is the spice of life, then the Door Peninsula is cooking up something extra sweet for you this weekend. Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth, love for theater or a love of fiddler jigs and reels, you’re bound to find something you enjoy in the days to come.

Friday, April 15

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

Algoma’s Farm Market Kitchen will host an evening of sweets and treats baked by the kitchen’s processors to take your mind off the looming tax season deadline. 5 pm.

Learning to Empower and Appreciate

More than two-dozen Door County high school students will put on a performance of LEAP – The Human Kindness Project, expanding on a violence-free message and challenging prevailing attitudes towards acceptance of social injustice. 7 pm.

Saturday, April 16

Midwest Crane Count

Join volunteers from across the Midwest to monitor the return of cranes to their northern breeding grounds by participating in an early morning crane count with The Ridges. 5:30 – 7:30 am.

Family Art Day

Join volunteers at the Peninsula School of Art for its monthly Family Art Day. This month’s event is “Watch Your Gardens Grow,” and invites participants to paint a self-portrait (inspired by Picasso) on a flower pot and learn how to plant spring flowers. Drop in anytime between 9 am and noon for this free family fun.

Wine Tasting for the Future

Join the winemaking team of von Stiehl Winery in Algoma at the old Ahnapee Brewery fermentation vaults for an afternoon of learning when wine is ready for consumption. 1 pm.

Sunday, April 17

Lawrence University Fiddlers

Join a group of Lawrence University fiddlers for a free afternoon of jigs, reels, hornpipes and other toe-tapping tunes at Björklunden in Baileys Harbor. 1:30 pm.

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