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Door County Maritime Museum

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120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
920.743.5958 http://www.dcmm.org

November 2015

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

November 5, 2015 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "Introductions and discussion of books selected".

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Great Lakes Maritime Speaker Series

November 5, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A presentation by author Rochelle Pennington, whose extensive research on the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking is being compiled for a new book being published next spring. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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“Stress-Free” Holiday Cooking Demo

November 14, 2015 @ 10:30am
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One event on November 11, 2017 at 10:30am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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With Morag Hornsby of Serves You Right Catering. Arm yourself with tools to prepare for guests and unexpected guests. $20 registration includes cooking demo, samples of prepared foods, recipes, holiday refreshments and free admission through the museum.

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Tail Waggin’ Fun Kid’s Day

November 28, 2015 @ 10:30am - 3:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States

In addition to the family-oriented “Sea Dogs” exhibit there are a number of other activities planned including face painting, crafts, “feed the dog” bean bag toss and dog scavenger hunt.

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December 2015

Maritime Speaker Series

December 1, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Bob Desh, former DC Maritime Museum Executive Director, will present a program on World War II K-9 beach patrols, a more in-depth look inside the current Sea Dogs exhibit. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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Door County Buy Local Mixer

December 2, 2015 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 3, 2016

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Featuring the Merry-Time Festival of Trees and an update on the status and activities of the program will be provided. Refreshments and appetizers will be served. $5 donation to help defray costs.

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Great Lakes/Great Books Club

December 3, 2015 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "The Great Lakes Water Wars" by Peter Annin.

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Activities at the Maritime Museum

December 5, 2015
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States

10am-1pm. Join Santa on-board the historic tugboat to share your Christmas wishes! Due to the size of the tug, only two adults can accompany each child. Adult museum admission includes a Santa visit. 11am. Door County Medical Center's Children's Choir will perform holiday specialties and will feature Dorothy Scott with a trio of angelic voices.  

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January 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 7, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "A 1,000 Mile Great Lakes Walk" by Loreen Niewenhuis.

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Maritime Speaker Series

January 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Terry Connelly will offer an in-depth look at the development and workings of The Weather Channel. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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Free Kids Day

January 24, 2016
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 27, 2016

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. See the 40th anniversary commemorative exhibit related to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, family-friendly Sea Dogs exhibit, and explore all four museum galleries.

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February 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 4, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "The Land of Dreams" by Vidar Sundstol.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 4, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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John Bacon, chairman of the Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands, will present. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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March 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 3, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes".

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 3, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Joan Forsberg will delve into one of the great mysteries of the Great Lakes with a talk related to her new book "The Wreck of the Griffon," Robert LaSalle's 17-century sailing ship that disappeared during a voyage to Green Bay. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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April 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

April 7, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "Soundings: Door County in Poetry".

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Maritime Speaker Series

April 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Bruce Lynn, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society, and Chris Winters will present "The Legend Lives On," based on their book on the remarkable legacy of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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May 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

May 5, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On. This month: "Safe From the Sea" by Peter Geye.

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Documentary Screening

May 26, 2016 @ 7:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Heroes on Deck: WWII on Lake Michigan". Free with donation to local food pantry requested.

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Season Opening Celebration

May 28, 2016
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Celebrating new exhibits and installations including the parade float replica of the John Purves tugboat. Children under 12 admitted free for this event. $13/adults.

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August 2016

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 12, 2016
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on August 13, 2017 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

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November 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

November 3, 2016 @ 10:30am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2017

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County.

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Merry-Time Fun Kid’s Day

November 26, 2016 @ 10:30am - 3:30pm
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One event on November 25, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:30am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Enjoy the featured Sea Dogs exhibit, 400' freighter interactive game, scavenger hunt, storytelling, elf trivia, cookie decorating, bean bag toss game, crafts, & more.

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December 2016

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

December 1, 2016 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Windward Shore: A Winter on the Great Lakes" by Jerry Dennis.

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Merry-Time Activities at Door County Maritime Museum

December 3, 2016
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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10am-1pm. Santa on the tugboat John Purves. Join Santa onboard the historic tugboat to share your Christmas wishes. Adult museum admission includes Santa visit. 11am. Door County Medical Center's Children's Choir. Dorothy Scott and a trio of angelic voices will perform holiday specialties.

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Maritime Speaker Series

December 8, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Former museum Executive Director, Bob Desh presents a program titled "A Doll, a Wrench, and a Thimble - Remembering the loss of the 'Palace Steamer' Niagara". Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle

December 13, 2016 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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One event on December 12, 2017 at 5:00pm

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join our festivities, a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, a live auction, a themed gift basket silent auction, and our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle drawing. Advanced reservations are required. $30/members. $35/non-members.

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January 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 5, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck that Shook America" by Michael McCarthy.

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Maritime Speaker Series

January 5, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Steve Selvick presents a program on the history of Selvick Tugs, a fixture on the Sturgeon Bay waterfront for nearly 50 years. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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Free Kids Day

January 29, 2017
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 26, 2017

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the newly upgraded Elba pilothouse where aspiring captains can virtually pilot the freighter through the Sturgeon Bay bridges. Explore the four museum galleries, extensive large-scale model collection, and the newest exhibit "Telegraphs of the Past". $10/adult admission.

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February 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 2, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Bone House" by Brian Freeman.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 2, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Richard Purinton presents a program about his recent National Geographic Expedition to the Falklands and South Georgia Island. Free admission, donations of non-perishable food accepted.

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March 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 2, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting will be discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Ship Captain's Daughter: Growing up on the Great Lakes" by Ann Michler Lewis.

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 2, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Mike Peters will discuss his time crewing the tall ship Baltimore. Free of charge with a non-perishable food donation requested.

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“A Sand County Almanac” Progressive Marathon Reading – Session 4

March 5, 2017 @ 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Celebrate Aldo Leopold weekend with a progressive marathon reading of his classic essay collection. Essays will be read in chronological order, most readings will last about an hour, with time for conversation and discussion with readers and fellow guests. Light refreshments will be served at each location. Readings are informal, please feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.

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April 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

April 6, 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as their setting or subject matter. The selection for this month is "Water Music: The Great Lakes State Poetry Anthology."

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May 2017

National Maritime Day Celebration

May 22, 2017 @ 10:00am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Recognize the local maritime industries, learn about the museum’s mission to be a beacon of maritime education for the community, and discuss the Maritime Tower’s homestretch fundraising efforts. Free and open to the public.

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August 2017

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 12, 2017
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on August 13, 2017 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

Find out more »

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 13, 2017
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on August 13, 2017 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

Find out more »

September 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

September 7, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Song of Hiawatha" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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October 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

October 5, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Good Seeds: A Menominee Food Memoir"  by Thomas Pecore Weso.

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Free Kids Day

October 15, 2017
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. See the family-friendly Sea Dogs exhibit, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

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Free Kids Day

October 22, 2017
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. See the family-friendly Sea Dogs exhibit, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

Find out more »

Free Kids Day

October 29, 2017
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. See the family-friendly Sea Dogs exhibit, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

Find out more »

November 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

November 2, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Fredrick Stonehouse.

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Maritime Speaker Series

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Award-winning columnist and author of ten books, Rochelle Pennington, speaks about the "Rouse Simmons", The Christmas Tree Ship. $5/donation.

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Activities at the Maritime Museum

November 11, 2017
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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10:30am-12:30pm. "Stress-Free" Holiday Cooking Demo. With Morag Hornsby of Serves You Right Catering. Arm yourself with tools to prepare for guests and unexpected guests. $20 registration includes cooking demo, samples of prepared foods, recipes, holiday refreshments and free admission through the museum. 2-4pm. Create Your Own Quilted Ornament. Bring your favorite piece of material (at least two 6-inch squares) to bring back memories or use material provided by professional helpers. Registration is $20 and includes all necessary materials and free…

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Merry-Time Fun Kid’s Day

November 25, 2017 @ 10:30am - 3:30pm
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One event on November 25, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:30am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Enjoy the featured Sea Dogs exhibit, 400' freighter interactive game, scavenger hunt, storytelling, elf trivia, cookie decorating, bean bag toss game, crafts, & more.

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December 2017

Santa on the Tugboat

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
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One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Santa onboard the historic tugboat John Purves to share your Christmas wishes. Due to the size of the tug, only two adults can accompany each child. Adult museum admission includes Santa visit. Featuring children's entertainer, Randy Peterson.

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Great Lakes/Great Books Club

December 7, 2017 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Living Great Lakes" by Jerry Dennis.

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Maritime Speaker Series

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Retired Captain Robert “Bob” Desh, U.S. Coast Guard speaks on the history of the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle

December 12, 2017 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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One event on December 12, 2017 at 5:00pm

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join our festivities, a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, a live auction, a themed gift basket silent auction, and our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle drawing. Advanced reservations are required. $30/members. $35/non-members.

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January 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 4, 2018 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "A Superior Death" by Nevada Barr.

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Maritime Speaker Series

January 4, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Model boat builder Larry Herbst explains how to build model ships and what goes into it. Admission is free with a food donation.

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February 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 1, 2018 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes" by William Rapai.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Life on the Great Lakes," presented by George Oram focuses on his life sailing on ore boats and freighters and what life is like away from your family, feeding the guys, and living aboard a ship for months at a time. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Free Kids Day

February 4, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

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Free Kids Day

February 11, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

Find out more »

Free Kids Day

February 18, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

Find out more »

Free Kids Day

February 25, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits, pilot the Elba through the shipping canal and explore the museum galleries.

Find out more »

March 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 1, 2018 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Torn in Two" by Michael Schumacher.

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 1, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Exploring Door County Lighthouses—Beacons That Guide the Way," presented by Barb and Ken Wardius focuses on the county's lighthouses with archival and contemporary photography highlighting the presentation. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Opening Reception

March 9, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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For the Lee Radtke exhibit. Featuring cold appetizers, wine, and a chance to meet Radtke.

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Artist Demonstration

March 10, 2018 @ 11:00am - 2:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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See a live painting demonstration from Lee Radtke.

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April 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

April 5, 2018 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Harborless" by Cindy Hunter Morgan.

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Maritime Speaker Series

April 5, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Paul Schumacher, Board of Directors of Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands, talks about the restoration of Plum and Pilot Islands. Admission is free with a food donation.

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May 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

May 3, 2018 @ 10:30am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Cherry Harvest" by Lucy Sanna.

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Exhibit Unveiling

May 26, 2018
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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For the "Shipwrecks of Door County" exhibit. Featuring shipwreck-themed speakers, a book signing, children's activities, a scavenger hunt and guided curatorial tours of the new exhibit.

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July 2018

Meet & Greet

July 19, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A community open house highlighting the barge Advance project. Visitors get a chance to speak with archaeologists and volunteers, getting a firsthand look at still and video images, the site plan, and equipment associated with underwater surveys.

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August 2018

Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 11, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 12, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

Find out more »

Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 12, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 12, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

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Door County Land Trust Fireboat Ship Canal

August 18, 2018 @ 4:45pm - 6:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Climb aboard the historic 1937 City of Chicago Fireboat, Fred A. Busse. Travel along the Sturgeon Bay Canal and see the Canal Nature Preserve. Land Trust staff will narrate the ecological highlights of the preserve and the story of its preservation. Limited space. Registration required. $95/person.

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September 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

September 6, 2018 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: “Hidden History of Sturgeon Bay” by Heidi Hodges and Kathy Steebs.

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Book Launch

September 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Featuring the new book by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, "Great Lakes Chronicle: Essays on Coastal Wisconsin." With a proclamation from Gov. Walker. Book signing follows.

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October 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

October 4, 2018 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: “Death Rides the Ferry” by Patricia Skalka.

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November 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

November 1, 2018 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: “Death Rides the Ferry ” by Patricia Skalka.

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Maritime Speaker Series

November 1, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Todd Gordon presents a program about the SS Eastland disaster, which was the largest loss of life from a single shipwreck in Great Lakes’ history. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Holiday Demonstrations

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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May include quilting, cooking and more. Free museum admission with registration for a class.

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December 2018

Santa on the Tugboat

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Santa onboard the historic tugboat John Purves. Due to the size of the tug, only two adults can accompany each child. Adult museum admission includes Santa visit. Enjoy exhibits, games, storytelling, elf trivia, cookie decorating, crafts, & more. Featuring a children's raffle.

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Door County Buy Local Mixer

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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One event on February 6, 2019 at 5:30pm

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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This networking event is open to everyone. RSVP required. $5/donation.

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Great Lakes/Great Books Club

December 6, 2018 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Great Lakes at Ten Miles an Hour" by Thomas Shevory.

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Maritime Speaker Series

December 6, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“US Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes,” presented by Frederick Stonehouse. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Jingle, Jingle, Mix & Mingle

December 11, 2018 @ 5:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join our festivities, a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, a live auction, a themed gift basket silent auction, and our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle drawing. Reservations required.

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January 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 3 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Door Ways" by Norbert Blei.

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Maritime Speaker Series

January 3 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Great Lakes Fish,” presented by Patrick Forsyth. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Quartet Naming Party

January 16 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The Midsummer's Music String Quartet announces their new name. The event includes refreshments, a toast, and a performance by the Quartet. Free and open to the public.

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February 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 7 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes" by Dan Egan.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 7 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Lighthouses of Door County,” presented by Jake Heffernan. Get a rare look inside Door County historic lighthouses with the director of "Lighting the Door." Admission is free with a food donation.

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Free Kids Weekend

February 16 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 17, 2019

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits and explore the museum galleries.

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Free Kids Weekend

February 17 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 17, 2019

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. Visit the exhibits and explore the museum galleries.

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March 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 7 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Safe from the Sea" by Peter Geye.

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 7 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“The Sinking of the Half-Moon,” presented by Rhys Kuzdas, DCMM Curator and Exhibits manager. Admission is free with a food donation.

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April 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

April 4 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "Barkskins" by E. Annie Proulx.

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Maritime Speaker Series

April 4 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Great Lakes Lighthouse Tenders," presented by Paul J. Mason. Admission is free with a food donation.

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May 2019

100th Anniversary of Tug John Purves

May 1 @ 11:00am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Includes the US Army Color Guard, the national anthem sung by Southern Door High School sophomore Brianna Partyka, birthday cake and more.

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Great Lakes/Great Books Club

May 2 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed with a facilitator from Write On, Door County. This month: "North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast" by Chel Anderson and Adelheid Fischer.

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August 2019

Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Sikaflex Winners

The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

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Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 11, 2019

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Sikaflex Winners

The entire family can take in beautiful classic and wooden boats, enjoy watching the two person-team boat building/racing Sikaflex event and much more. Call or visit dcmm.org for more information.

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