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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

April 2018

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.

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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
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One event on December 7, 2019 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. 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.

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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 10:00am - 6:00pm
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, 2019 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
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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September 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

September 5, 2019 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2020

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. This month: "Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Water" by Dr. Robert Jerome Glennon. Free.

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October 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

October 3, 2019 @ 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. This month: "The Silence of Darkness" by Bradley James Tall. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Ghost Stories of the Great Lakes,” presented by Dan Heibler. Admission is free with a food donation.

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November 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

November 7, 2019 @ 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. This month: "Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“The 100-Year History of the Tug John Purves.” Admission is free with a food donation.

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Tug Lighting

November 8, 2019 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Celebrate the holidays with hot cocoa and carols for the opening of the Merry-Time Festival of Trees and lighting of the tug John Purves.

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December 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

December 5, 2019 @ 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. This month: "Ogallala Blue: Water and Life on the Great Plains" by William Ashworth. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"What It Means to be a Friend of Plum and Pilot Island" by Paul Kuehn. Admission is free with a food donation.

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Santa on the Tugboat

December 7, 2019 @ 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.

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Merry-Time Festival Jingle Mixer

December 10, 2019 @ 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Guests will enjoy live seasonal entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, along with a live and silent auction and tree raffle drawing. $35/person, in advance. $40/person, at the door.

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January 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

January 2, 2020 @ 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. This month: "The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin: Voices of Early Settlers" by Michael E. Stevens. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"The ABCs of ABS and the Winter Fleet" by Dan LeMere. Admission is free with a food donation.

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February 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 6, 2020 @ 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. This month: "Stuck in Manistique" by Dennis Cuesta. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Shipping Stone by Boat: The Stone Industry of the Great Lakes,” presented by Don Mikulic. Admission is free with a food donation.

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March 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

March 5, 2020 @ 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. This month: "Across the Great Lake" by Lee Zacharias. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Built for Battle: Sturgeon Bay and World War II" by Rhys Kuzdas, DCMM Curator. Admission is free with a food donation.

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April 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

April 2, 2020 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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CANCELED. Books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as subject matter or as setting are discussed. This month: "Deckhand: Life on Freighters of the Great Lakes" by Nelson Haydamacker and Alan D. Millar. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

April 2, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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CANCELED. “Legends and Lore of Our Great Lakes,” presented by Dan Heibler. Admission is free with a food donation.

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May 2020

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

May 7, 2020 @ 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. This month: "The Misunderstood Mission of Jean Nicolet: Uncovering the Story of the 1634 Journey" by historian Patrick J. Jung. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

May 7, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"World War II and the Great Lakes" by Wes Oleszewski, Great Lakes author. Admission is free with a food donation.

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July 2020

Boathouse Sidewalk Sale

July 30, 2020 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
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One event on July 31, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on August 1, 2020 at 8:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Featuring a variety of nautical, marine and maritime items donated to the Museum for resale. Whitefish sandwiches will be available for purchase Thursday and Friday. All proceeds support the Museum’s operations and educational outreach programs.

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November 2020

Merry-Time Festival of Trees

November 14, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 3, 2021

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Create a new holiday tradition by visiting the Door County Maritime Museum during the Merry-Time Festival of Trees to see beautiful holiday decorations scattered throughout the Museum. Guests can purchase raffle tickets for the opportunity to bring these magnificent decorations into their home. During the festive Jingle Mixer Gala, the winning raffle tickets will be drawn! Trees will be on display through the end of the festival.

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Light the Tug & Tower with Santa

November 14, 2020
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Visit Santa Claus (socially distanced), bring him a copy of your holiday wish list and see him light up the Tugboat and new Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower. Santa is available for photos 3-4 pm. Lights go on at 4:30pm.

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May 2021

Jim Kress Lighthouse Opening

May 22, 2021 @ 11:00am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Christening the new Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower. Held in the parking lot. Open to the public. All guests are asked to distance from one another and wear a mask while inside the museum.

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July 2021

Environmental Presentation

July 27, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Emily Tyner, the first Director of Freshwater Strategy at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will talk about the Bay of Green Bay NERR (National Estuarine Research Reserve) designation process. Offered in-person and virtually. To join virtually, visit dcec-wi.org.

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August 2021

Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 14, 2021 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm
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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Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 15, 2021 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
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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October 2021

Maritime Speaker Series

October 7, 2021 @ 7:00pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2022

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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November 2021

Maritime Speaker Series

November 4, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Gales of November” presented by Dan Heibler. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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Santa on the Tugboat

November 13, 2021 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Children of all ages can visit Santa aboard the John Purves. Enjoy family activities, holiday crafts and a museum scavenger hunt. Santa will be on board the John Purves, where kids can share their Christmas wishes. Regular admission applies. Ages 17 & younger are free with an adult.

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Lighting of the Tug

November 13, 2021 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with warm refreshments, carols, and a socially-distant visit with Santa Claus for the opening of the Merry-Time Festival of Trees and the lighting of the Tug John Purves.

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December 2021

Maritime Speaker Series

December 2, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Marquette & the Ho-Chunk” presented by Dr. Patrick Jung. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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Merry-Time Festival Jingle Mixer Gala

December 14, 2021 @ 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Guests tour the decorated and donated trees, wreaths and decorative displays around the Museum, enjoying delicious dishes and refreshments. Featuring live and silent auctions. $35/in advance. $45/at the door.

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January 2022

Maritime Speaker Series

January 6, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"The Legend of Death's Door" presented by Brennan Christianson. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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February 2022

Great Lakes/Great Books

February 3, 2022 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Discussing "The Cadottes: A Fur Trade Family on Lake Superior" by Robert Silbernagel. A discussion group focusing on books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

February 3, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Wisconsin Shipwrecks” presented by Tamara Thomsen, Wisconsin Historical Society. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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March 2022

Great Lakes/Great Books

March 3, 2022 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
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One event on April 7, 2022 at 10:30am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Discussing "The Audacity of Goats" by J.F. Riordan. A discussion group focusing on books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

March 3, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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“Wisconsin Shipwrecks” presented by Tamara Thomsen. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person or virtually. For more information or to join online, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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April 2022

Great Lakes/Great Books

April 7, 2022 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Discussing "Raft of Stars" by Andrew J. Graff. A discussion group focusing on books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter. Free.

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Maritime Speaker Series

April 7, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Folksongs of the Great Lakes" presented by Northern Sky Theater. Free with a non-perishable food donation. Available in-person only. A recording will be available the following day. For more information, visit dcmm.org/maritime-speaker-series.

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May 2022

Grand Opening

May 22, 2022 @ 11:00am
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The grand opening of the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower. A brief ceremony will be followed by the Museum’s tugboat John Purves leading the nationwide #MaritimeHonors salute (12pm).

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June 2022

Author Visit & Signing

June 24, 2022 @ 11:00am - 2:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Pam Cameron will sign copies of her children's book, "Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes." Free.

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August 2022

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 5, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 7, 2022

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View beautiful classic and wooden boats, watch two-person teams build and race glued-together wooden boats in the SikaFlex Build-A-Boat Challenge, enjoy great food, shop the Boathouse Sale and experience Sturgeon Bay’s historic and working waterfront. For more information, visit DCMM.org.

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Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 6, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 7, 2022

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View beautiful classic and wooden boats, watch two-person teams build and race glued-together wooden boats in the SikaFlex Build-A-Boat Challenge, enjoy great food, shop the Boathouse Sale and experience Sturgeon Bay’s historic and working waterfront. For more information, visit DCMM.org.

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Peninsula Symphonic Band

August 6, 2022 @ 6:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A community band open to any high school or adult musician.

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Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 7, 2022
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One event on August 4, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 5, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 6, 2023 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View boats & enjoy live entertainment, food & kids' activities. For more information, visit dcmm.org.

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October 2022

Maritime Speaker Series

October 6, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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History of the S.S. Spartan and the S.S. Badger on Lake Michigan, presented by Shelby Soberalski. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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November 2022

Maritime Speaker Series

November 3, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Aboard the Great Lakes Maritime Academy Fleet, presented by Jerry Achenbach. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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Christmas at the Museum

November 12, 2022 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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10am-2pm. Holiday activities, book signings, visits with Santa & more. 4pm. Watch the lighting of the tugboat John Purves.

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December 2022

Maritime Speaker Series

December 1, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Hope for Sturgeon in the Great Lakes and Sturgeon(less?) Bay, presented by Titus Seilheimer. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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Merry-Time Festival Jingle Mixer

December 13, 2022 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Enjoy live seasonal entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, open bar, live auction and more. $45/in advance. $50/at the door.

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January 2023

Maritime Speaker Series

January 5, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The Berylune: Journey of a Door County Boat, presented by Brennan Christianson. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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February 2023

Maritime Speaker Series

February 2, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Love and Life on the Great Lakes with Mr. and Mrs. Captain, presented by Peggy O’Connell and Captain Raymond Sheldon. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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March 2023

Maritime Speaker Series

March 2, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Stories of Maritime Mayhem on Milwaukee’s Waterways, presented by Matthew J. Prigge. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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April 2023

Maritime Speaker Series

April 6, 2023 @ 7:00pm
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One event on May 4, 2023 at 7:00pm

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Captain Dan Seavey: A Pirate Behaving Badly on the Great Lakes, presented by Samantha Engel and Aaron Guylas. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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May 2023

Maritime Speaker Series

May 4, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Between Boats and Brews: Captain Pabst’s Interesting Career Switch in Wisconsin, presented by Dave Fehlauer. Watch online at dcmm.org.

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June 2023

Meet the Artists

June 1, 2023 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Meet the quilters behind the "Down by the Shore" exhibition.

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August 2023

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 4, 2023
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One event on August 4, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 5, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 6, 2023 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View boats & enjoy live entertainment, food & kids' activities. For more information, visit dcmm.org.

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Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 5, 2023
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One event on August 4, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 5, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 6, 2023 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View boats & enjoy live entertainment, food & kids' activities. For more information, visit dcmm.org.

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Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

August 6, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 4, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 5, 2023 at 12:00am

One event on August 6, 2023 at 12:00am

Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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View boats & enjoy live entertainment, food & kids' activities. For more information, visit dcmm.org.

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November 2023

Discovery of the Schooner “Trinidad”

November 2, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series. Learn about Algoma's Nautical Time Capsule. Presented by Brandon Baillord and Robert Jaeck. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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Santa at the Museum

November 11, 2023 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Santa arrives on a U.S. Coast Guard boat (weather permitting). Kids of all ages are invited for holiday activities.

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December 2023

World War II and Door County

December 7, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series presented by Kevin Osgood. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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Jingle Mixer

December 12, 2023 @ 6:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Festive Holiday attire requested. $55 in advance or $60 at the door per person. Includes beverages, photo booth, auction and DJ party.

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January 2024

The Search for the Linda E.

January 4 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series presented by Brennan Christianson. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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February 2024

Native Canoes in Wisconsin

February 1 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series presented by Sissel Schroeder and Tammy Thompson. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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March 2024

Freshwater Fisheries

March 7 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series presented by Dr. Karen Murchie, Shedd Aquarium. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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April 2024

Bridging the Gap: The History of the Sturgeon Bay Railroad Bridge

April 4 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Maritime Speaker Series presented by Daniel Liedtke, National Railroad Museum. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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May 2024

Maritime Speaker Series

May 2 @ 7:00pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Topic and Presenter TBD. No cost to attend, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item.

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