Music and Storytelling at Crossroads

Crossroads at Big Creek will present Words in the Woods on July 15, 7 pm, when musicians Tad Greene and David LeFevre, along with puppeteer and storyteller Nancy Hawkins, will perform songs and stories in Crossroads’ outdoor amphitheater. Then have s’mores at the council ring campfire afterward. 

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the Habitat Healers on July 16, 9:30-11:30 am, to help with land-restoration efforts. Instruction, equipment, gloves, cookies and lemonade are provided. Wear clothing and footwear that can get dirty.

Summer educator Joan Wilkie welcomes learners of all ages for an hour-long program about Door County’s rocks and caves – the geology under our feet and all around us – on July 18, 10 am. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

Return July 19, 10 am, to join Wilkie for a program about butterflies that will include looking for summer butterflies in Crossroads’ gardens, meadows and fields. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

The Door County Beekeepers Club will host its meeting July 19, 6:30 pm, and the community is invited to its program about honey harvesting and equipment. Club members also plan to raise funds for their activities through a Bee Item Sale: a rummage sale for gently used equipment and bee-themed knickknacks in the Collins Learning Center’s lecture hall.

On July 20, 10 am, spend an hour with Joan Wilkie in the Collins Learning Center learning about Great Lakes glaciers.

Then at 6:30 pm on July 20, Karen Stahlheber of UW-Green Bay will present “A Developing Oak Savanna Restoration” for Crossroads’ Land Restoration School. Stahlheber is a plant-community ecologist who’s interested in the connections among species diversity, ecosystem processes and human management. Her projects span natural and agricultural landscapes, with a focus on savannas and grasslands.Find additional details about these programs and more at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, at

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