This Weekend in Door: Sunflower Fest, Harvest Fest & Century Ride

Sunflower Fest in Martin Park

Formerly Corn Fest, this family-friendly event in Sturgeon Bay features a bake sale, silent auction, bounce house, pie eating contest, 50/50 raffle, music by Wifee & the Huzzband, and more! Proceeds benefit Sunshine House.

Harvest Fest at Parallel 44 Winery

Relax on the patio and indulge in locally grown, award-winning wines by Parallel 44. There will be a grape stomp competition, live music and wagon rides. The event is family-friendly.

Door County Century Ride

This annual ride offers cyclists 28, 50, 70, 100 mile routes and a Fat Bike cross event. You’ll find well-stocked food and fluid stations with a post ride barbeque. Visit for more information and to register.

Theater & Performance is in Full Swing

Comedian Tom Papa is at Door Community Auditorium, “George Washington’s Teeth” is at Peninsula Players, Will Durst’s “BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG” is at Third Avenue Playhouse and “The Moors” is at Margaret Lockwood Gallery.

Dad’s Season Tickets at Northern Sky’s New Theater

The Gould Theater in the new Northern Sky Creative Center opened on Aug. 30 with the world premiere of Dad’s Season Tickets. Frank Kosinski’s three grown daughters learn that one of them will inherit Dad’s treasured Packer season tickets, and old rivalries surface as the sisters try to prove who is most deserving.

Live Music

There is no shortage of live music this weekend with bands and soloists taking the stage across the county. Check out Julian Dawson at Trueblood Performing Arts on Washington Island, the Country, Swing and Bluegrass Night at Fiddler’s Farm in Sturgeon bay, Chicago-style blues by Lil Davy Max Band at Mojo Rosa’s and the Lawrence University Jazz Quintet at Birch Creek Music Performance Center. There is a lot more music happening too, take a look at the Live Music Calendar to plan your weekend.

Art & Galleries

There’s an opening reception for “Somatic Shapes,” featuring new work by Liz Rundorff Smith, Mollie Oblinger and Barbara Campbell Thomas at the James May Art Gallery in Algoma. Meadows Art Gallery also has an opening reception for the “September Invitational,” featuring the work of Emil Baurkert, Beverly Hart Branson, Ethel Davis, Marcia Nickols, and Lori Weir. Food and wine will be served.

For the full calendar of all the happenings, click here!