This Weekend in Door County: Spuds, Mud and Music

This weekend, experience live music, special performances, and theater across the peninsula. Spend a day outside with the whole family at programs such as Peninsula State Park’s celebration of International Mud Day. Then, end the day with delicious, build-your-own food at the Spuds N’ Splits fundraiser. 

Music and Performance

“Quintessential Quintets,” featuring quintets by Mozart and Brahms, will be performed at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County on Friday (June 28, 7 pm). “Clara, Robert, and Felix,” featuring music from “three magical years in the lives of Felix Mendelssohn and the Schumanns,” will be performed at Bjorklunden on Saturday (June 29, 7:30 pm). Both performances are presented by the Midsummer’s Music series. Read more>>

Stop by the Birch Creek Music Performance Center Friday and Saturday (June 28-29, 7:30 pm) for Percussion and Steel Band Concerts, “Passport to Percussion” and “Happy Endings and Grand Finales.” 

The enduring Glenn Miller Orchestra will be playing hits and rarities at the Door Community Auditorium on Saturday (June 29, 8 pm). Join them for a swinging good time! Read more>> 

Acclaimed pianist Inna Faliks will perform at the Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion on Sunday (June 30, 3 pm). Faliks, “a concert pianist of the highest order,” will be playing “Classics in Concert.” Read more>>

This weekend, see four unique shows at four local theater companies: “The Dig” at Third Avenue Playhouse (June 28-30, 7:30 pm), “Henry V” at Door Shakespeare in Bjorklunden (June 28, 7:30 pm), “A Trick of the Light” at Peninsula Players Theatre (June 28-29, 7:30 pm and June 30, 8 pm), and “We Like it Where?” at Northern Sky Theater (June 29, 8 pm).

There are tons of great opportunities to see live music this weekend! Here are some highlights: 
Friday: Gin Mill Hollow (acoustic folk rock) at Door County Brewing Co., The Adam Haste Band (blues and classic rock) at The Garage at Husby’s. 

Saturday: Chad Brecke (classic acoustic rock) at Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery, Solomon Lindenberg (soul/jazz) at CHOP.

Sunday: Ben Larsen (folk/americana/storytelling) at Fred and Fuzzy’s Waterfront Bar & Grill, Will Kruger (John Denver tribute artist) at Fishstock Concert Series. 
Check out this weekend’s live music listings here.


The Spuds ‘N Splits fundraiser will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Saturday (June 29, 6 pm). Build your own baked potato and ice cream sundae. The fact that proceeds will go to benefit the community is the cherry on top! Read more>>

Head to Wave Point Marina and Resort on Sunday (June 30, 11 am-3 pm) for a Fire and Water Motor Show. Featuring a motor show with awards, a vendor expo, live music, and food and beverages. Read more>>

Join The Book Corner as it celebrates its two year anniversary with sales, refreshments and Nala, the friendly service dog (June 28, 11 am-3 pm). Read more>>

Farmers Markets offer great opportunities to support the local farmers, artists and small businesses of Door County. This weekend, check out Egg Harbor Farmers Market (June 21, 9 am-1 pm), Corner of the Past Farmers Market (June 22, 8 am-12 pm), Farm and Craft Market (June 22, 8:30 am-12 pm), Maplewood Farmers Market (June 22, 2 pm-6 pm) and Baileys Harbor Farmers Market (June 23, 9 am-1 pm).


Participate in a “Birds of Prey Experience” at the Open Door Bird Sanctuary on Saturday (June 29, 1 pm). Learn about and visit with birds of prey. Read more>>

Wanting to get outside as a family? Check out Potawatomi Programs at Potawatomi State Park this Saturday (June 29). Whitefish Dunes State Park will host Whitefish Dunes Activities on Saturday as well (June 29, 10 am-3 pm). 

On Saturday (June 29, 11 am-12 pm) join Peninsula State Park in celebrating International Mud Day. Meet the Dirt Witch, sample “dirt stew,” create mud art, and learn about soil and worms. Read more>>

Learn about one of our most precious natural resources, the Great Lakes, and how to protect them, at Whitefish Dunes State Park during the “Protecting Our Great Lakes” program (June 28, 11 am-1 pm). Read more>>