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Getting outside in Door County is a must! While you can always explore a trail or lake shore on your own, the calendar is dotted with guided hikes, wildlife tours, bird watching treks, and cross-country skiing meetups. Find a group bicycle ride, a naturalist session, or paddleboard tour and explore Door County’s natural wonders.

  • Jacksonport’s Cherry Fest

    Jacksonport will host the annual Cherry Fest on Saturday, August 7, sponsored by the Jacksonport Historical Society. The festival will take place at Lakeside Park and begin at 9 am with fresh cherry treats, jams and jellies, and other tasty food items.

  • Dr. Roger Kuhns Presents at The Clearing

    The Clearing Folk School’s Workshop Program presents a “field” class led by Dr. Roger Kuhns in a hands-on exploration of the Niagara Escarpment in 2010’s Year of the Escarpment.

  • Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

    Do-it-yourself sundaes along with the chance to sample a variety of home-baked cakes will be offered at the Sister Bay Historical Society’s annual Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, July 20.

  • Newport Wilderness Society Celebrates 25 Years

    The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor continues its summer Thursday lecture series on July 22 with “Newport Wilderness Society Celebrates 25 Years” presented by Dr.

  • A Digital Scavenger Hunt and The Ridges

    The Ridges and the Door County YMCA are offering a program to combine children’s fascination with digital cameras and their interest in nature. “Hands Off! A Digital Scavenger Hunt,” will be held Friday, July 23, from 10 am – noon at The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor.

  • 6th Annual Summer Harvest Cherry Fest

    Orchard Country Winery & Market offers family fun events as they host their 6th Annual Summer Harvest Cherry Fest on Saturday, July 24 from 10 am – 5 pm.

  • Art Fair and Tractor Exhibition in Ellison Bay

    On July 17 and 18, the Liberty Grove Historical Society’s Annual Juried Art & Crafts Fair and Antique Tractor and Farm Implements exhibitions will take place in Ellison Bay.

  • YMCA Presents Youth Triathlon

    In conjunction with the Door County Triathlon, the Door County YMCA is offering an intermediate level triathlon for youth in Door County on Saturday, July 17.

  • Entries for the Classic & Wood Boat Festival

    The Door County Maritime Museum’s Classic & Wood Boat Festival, taking place the weekend of August 7 – 8 in Sturgeon Bay, is fast approaching and registrations are being accepted for a number of festival events.

  • At the Crossroads…

    Every Sunday afternoon, the Door County Historical Society hosts a special event at the Historical Village at The Crossroads. On July 18 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, the Global Accord, an orchestra made up of local musicians who play folk music from around the world on traditional instruments, will perform.

  • Learn and Explore the Caves of Door County

    The Wisconsin Speleological Society (WSS) will host a free public program on caves at 11 am on Saturday, July 17. A WSS Board Meeting will precede the program at 10 am.

  • Learn the ABCs of Boater’s Safety

    The Door County Sail & Power Squadron is offering “ABC-3,” a boater’s safety course, beginning Tuesday, July 20, at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Sturgeon Bay.

  • I ate for $8.88.

    Eating a Good Eggs omelet wrap keeps you full for half a day.

  • Door County Land Trust. Shoreline, Dunes and Forest Walk.

    Door County’s Growing Shoreline?

    Somehow, Door County’s shoreline is growing. Well, at least that’s what you can infer from trends in articles.

  • Summer Vintage Market at Viva la Cottage

    On Saturday, July 10, Angie McMahon will share her enthusiasm for everything vintage in Summer Vintage Market, an all-day market amid the gardens surrounding Viva la Cottage, her shop in Ephraim.

  • Family Garden Fun at The Ridges

    The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor is sponsoring the second in a series of “Family Vegetable Garden Fun” programs on Tuesday, July 13 from 3 – 5:30 pm.

  • The Tall Ships are Cruising By

    The 2010 Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival will take place August 13 – 15 at Leicht Park in Green Bay, with the Parade of Sail to take place in Sturgeon Bay the morning of Thursday, August 12.

  • Programs at the Crossroads

    On July 9 at 6 pm, the public is welcome to an informational meeting regarding Beech Bark disease. Representatives of the Wisconsin DNR will present a program about this new threat to Door County Forests.

  • Bat Programs at Peninsula State Park

    Peninsula State Park will feature Ken and Barb Bowman, founders of Bat Conservation of Wisconsin, on Saturday, July 10 for a morning and evening program featuring Wisconsin bats.

  • Respect the Badger

    Before each hole at the Red Putter’s entertaining and challenging course, a short rhyme gives advice on how to best approach the challenge ahead.