Johnny Cash Birthday Fun, Wine Fest & More Weekend Plans

The final weekend of February 2016 will go out with a bang! Celebrate what would be Johnny Cash’s 84th birthday, help support the Bruemmer Park Zoo, or relax while listening to the beautiful mashup of poets and musicians at DCA’s Words on Fire.

Friday, February 26

Johnny Cash Birthday Bash

Algoma’s Farm Market Kitchen will celebrate the birthday of American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash with a Man In Black Birthday Bash: BBQ, Bourbon and Brew with Skaliwags chef Chris Wiltfang and some of the Farm Market Kitchen’s processors. 5 – 10 pm.

And Then There Was Nun

Rogue Theater will blend humor, who-dun-it and a cast of characters emulating iconic movie stars of the past in Bruce Gilray and Richard Witter’s comedy spin-off of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. This performance will be a treat for movie buffs and non-movie buffs alike. 7:30 pm.

Saturday, February 27

African American Settlement in 19th Century Northeast Wisconsin

Celebrate the final days of Black History Month with Door Community Auditorium’s Distinguished Lecture Series featuring St. Norbert College professor of history Dr. Victoria Tashjian. Tashjian will discuss the African-American presence that has been continuous in Wisconsin since shortly after the arrival of French fur traders—a history that is often forgotten. 9 am.

Frozen Tundra Wine Fest

Parallel 44 Winery will celebrate winter in Wisconsin with its 7th annual outdoor wine fest. Wine will be served at an ice bar, plus there will be tours of the vineyard with the winemaker, wagon rides, live music under a tent, food available for purchase, and bonfires. 12 pm.

Words on Fire

Enjoy an evening of musical-poetic pairings at Door Community Auditorium’s Coffeehouse Concert “Words on Fire.” 7 pm.

Sunday, February 28

Zoup Art

Enjoy a soup tasting, student art show, art demos and raffles in Zoup Art, a fundraiser for the Bruemmer Park Zoo. 11 am.

Roadside Wildflowers

Join Dr. Peter Sigmann during a Wild Ones lecture on roadside wildflowers, featuring photos taken during bicycle rides in the county. The presentation will be followed by a discussion concerning ways to properly care for the roadside vegetation. 4 pm.

Article Comments