What To Do In Door County This Weekend: Aug. 28 – 30

The final weekend of August is upon us. Do you have your weekend planned out yet? If not, let us give you some help with our top picks for the weekend ahead:

Friday, August 28

Monarch Program at The Ridges: Learn a brief overview about the Monarch’s life cycle and the species’ fall migration. Accompany a naturalist into the field to capture and tag as many Monarchs as possible to assist in tracking their fall migration routes. 1 pm.

Pete Thelen & Friends at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall: Rock & roll blues. 5 pm.

“Bourbon and Laundry” & “Lone Star” at Jaycee Hall: Rogue Theater presents two one-act plays: Bourbon and Laundry is set on the front porch of Roy and Elizabeth’s home. She is joined by friends as they discuss Elizabeth’s husband and the effects the Vietnam war had on him. Lone Star takes place in a small Texas bar and follows Roy after he returns home from the Vietnam war. He tries to reestablish his place in the community but there are a few roadblocks that are making it harder than expected. 7:30 pm.

Saturday, August 29

Death’s Door Barbeque on Washington Island: A KCBS-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and $5,000 in prize money.

Blues on the Bay at Ellison Bay Community Park: Featuring Grammy winning blues legend Billy Flynn, Chicago blues artist Breezy Rodio, and Mighty Mouth with Dirty Deuce. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 3 pm.

Nature Program on Coyotes: Come listen to park manager Michelle Hefty as she tells about the life of the coyote. Hefty will take participants out into the wilderness of Newport to try and call out to them and get the coyotes to answer. 8 pm.

Sunday, August 30

Historical Society Program at Heritage Village at Big Creek: Members of the Sons of Norway will share their traditions. Displays and demonstrations of woodworking, tatting, weaving, hardanger, good food, and good Norwegian humor. 1:30 pm.

Jimmy Davis at Camp David: Folk, blues and country. 7 pm.