Belgian Kermiss, Kite Festival & More Weekend Plans

Summer is quickly coming to a close. Be sure to take advantage of the beautiful August weather. Survey the land on Plum Island, watch some Shakespeare in Potawatomi State Park or spelunk through the Horseshoe Bay Cave.

Friday, Aug. 19

Honey Dewdrops

Take a picnic dinner and a bottle of wine to enjoy before Woodwalk Gallery’s presentation of The Honey Dewdrops. This pair of Americana roots songwriters hails from Virginia and will be sure to provide an evening of genuine and evocative music. 7 pm.

Shakespeare Performance

Get out to Potawatomi State Park to watch Summit Players Theatre, a traveling, seven-member theater company presenting accessible Shakespeare. Their 7 pm performance will be preceded by a workshop at 5:30 pm.

Artist Talk

See the opening of the “Pulp & Possibilities” paper media exhibit at the Peninsula Art School and chat with some of the featured artists. 4 – 6 pm.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Explore Plum Island

Plum Island, located in Death’s Door between Northport and Washington Island, will be open to the public. Members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands will be on hand to talk to visitors about the island. 9 am – 4 pm.

Soar on the Shore Kite Festival

Check out the professionals as they fly giant show kites and compete. The day will include concessions and demonstrations. 11 am – 4 pm.

Candlelight Beach Walk

There’s nothing quite like listening to Lake Michigan in the stillness of the night. Take a night hike along the shoreline and forest with the Friends of Whitefish Dunes. 7:30 – 9:30 pm.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Cave Tours

Want to get a glimpse of the Horseshoe Bay Cave? Join in on this tour and see a rarely seen side of Door County. 9 am – 3 pm.

Belgian Kermiss

Take part in this Belgian harvest celebration with traditional Belgian food, including booyah, trippe and Belgian pie. The fun continues with a bucket raffle, craft exhibitions, live music and a presentation on the Walloon Language Project. 11 am – 4 pm.

42nd Anniversary Celebration

Join Ellison Bay Pottery in celebrating their 42nd year. Take in good food and unique art and listen to live music by Small Forest. 4 – 7 pm.

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