Take in the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn during one of the busiest weekends on the Door Peninsula! From Apple Fest to Pumpkin Patch, we’ve got you covered for a memorable, fun-filled weekend in the county.
Friday, October 7
Explore the world of energy work with JenMarie Stevens, a medical intuitive, psychic medium, reiki and energy worker, and healer as she visits Chief Oshkosh for reiki healing and intuitive readings on Friday. 10 am.
Take home some great local books from local historian and writer John Enigl’s collection during a “name your price” sale to benefit the Door County Bookmobile mobile museum restoration project. 10am – 4pm.
Learn the basics of bee biology, see the inner workings of an observation bee hive, and learn what it takes to get started in the hobby during a presentation at The Ridges Sanctuary. 6 pm.
Saturday, October 8
Take in the sights and sounds of fall with Egg Harbor’s annual festival celebrating the best of this beautiful season! Take a spin on some carnival rides, enjoy arts and crafts, put in a bid at the silent auction, or dance away to the sounds of local favorites Modern Day Drifters.
Join Fine Line Designs Gallery for the 43rd annual Townline Art Fair in Ephraim, featuring more than 60 artists working in a variety of media as well as on-site demos from plein air painters, potters and fiber artists. 10am – 4pm.
Head north to Seaquist Orchards for a celebration of all things apple! Launch some apples, paint some pumpkins, enjoy indoor and outdoor mazes, and make your own caramel apples. 11am – 4pm.
It’s one of Peninsula School of Art’s greatest events of the year – the Iron Pour benefit! Scratch a design in one of the sand-and-resin molds and watch it become a piece of art with the help of molten metal, poured right before your eyes. 4 pm.
Sunday, October 9
Head to Mr. G’s on Highway 57 to view or purchase original handmade Amish quilts and other crafts. 9am – 5pm.
Celebrate Wearable Art
This is the weekend to celebrate functional and fashionable art with a jewelry trunk show at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, knit sweaters and coats at Turtle Ridge Gallery, and a showcase of jewelry from artists of Plum Bottom Pottery and Gallery.
Catch some great fall theater while supporting a good cause with Rogue Theater’s rendition of Tom Ziegler’s drama Grace and Glorie. Follow along with a feisty 90-year-old cancer patient and her hospice worker. A portion of ticket sales benefit The Healing Project, providing integrative health care services to people with cancer. 2 pm.
The Green Bay Packers (2-1) play the New York Giants (2-1) at Lambeau Field on Sunday. 7:30pm.