Raku Firing, Spring Hikes & More Weekend Plans

Usher in the first full month of spring with a gallery open house, pig auction or some good ol’ fashioned line dancing with our top picks for the weekend ahead.

Friday, April 1

Gallery Open House

Head to Steele Street in Algoma for Clay on Steele’s family-fun open house. There will be Raku firing, wheel throwing demos, a ceramic painting party and more ways for you to get your hands dirty while making beautiful works of art. Light refreshments will be served and most activities are free. 5:30 – 8 pm.

A Walk In the Woods

Take in the sights and sounds of an evening walk in the woods at Crossroads at Big Creek at 7pm or head to Third Avenue Playhouse at 7:30 pm for a Pulitzer Prize-nominated Walk In the Woods. Starring Carrie Hitchcock and Alan Kopischke, and directed by Robert Boles, A Walk In the Woods depicts the developing relationship between two arms limitation negotiators over the course of a year.

Saturday, April 2

Door County Time Travelers

Peninsula School of Art will host a closing reception for We LOVE Art: Door County Time Travelers, an exhibition that encourages the public to step back in time while celebrating the young artists of the peninsula. This year’s exhibition connected students with the work and techniques of iconic Door County artists Jeanne and Davis Aurelius, the late Gerhard Miller, James Rericha, and the late Charles Lyons. 10 am.

Pig Out at Ahnapee Brewery

Celebrate all things pork while supporting Wisconsin Public Radio during Ahnapee Brewery’s “Pig Out” event. Pork from pigs raised on the brewery’s spent grains will be raffled off and guests will enjoy specially brewed beer pair with pork-centric food. 5 – 8 pm.

Celebrate Women’s Right to Vote

Celebrate the beginning of the Women’s Rights Movement with Rogue Theater’s production of Susan & Elizabeth – A Friendship of Consequence. This play is a compilation of excerpts from the speeches, writings and letters of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton during the fight for women’s right to vote. 7:30 pm.

Sunday, April 3

Slide-Step Into Spring

Grab your best cowboy hat and step into spring with country line dancing and instruction with Chuck Hass for the benefit of the Baileys Harbor Trail Project. 1:30 pm.

Sweet Songs of Violin and Flute

Head to Lawrence University’s Björklunden for an afternoon of performances from the university’s violin studio and flute ensemble. 1:30 pm.

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