Winter Luau, Disco Ball & More Weekend Plans

It’s party time! Don your best Hawaiian shirt or ‘70s garb and head out to one (or both) of the fabulous parties happening on the peninsula this weekend. Rather spend your time in snowpants, boots and snowshoes? Plenty of opportunities abound following this week’s snowfall.

Friday, January 13

Baileys Harbor Extra

Do you wish the Wisconsin Public Television show Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Door County was longer? Good news – it was! Crossroads at Big Creek will host a film screening Friday afternoon to showcase four fascinating Baileys Harbor segments that didn’t make the cut: “Birds Park,” “Early History,” “Giving Back,” and “Mail Order Bride.” 2 pm.

Winter Luau

Dream of warmer climes during the Door Community Auditorium’s Winter Luau! Don your best and brightest island wear and grab your ukulele for an evening of Hawaiian-themed fare and a screening of the PBS documentary Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings. 6 pm.

Saturday, January 14

Take A Trolley Tour

Board a Door County trolley for one of two winter tour offerings. Enjoy private tastings of some of the peninsula’s delicious wines, beers and liquors on the Wine, Spirits & Beer Tour, or take in the fantastic sites with a trolley and sleigh ride during the Winter Wonderland Tour. 10 am.

Get Down Tonight

Pull on your ‘70s best and head over to the Peninsula School of Art for a groovy celebration of the Art at Studio 54 exhibit during Saturday evening’s Disco Ball. Bring your friends and enjoy fabulous art, 70s musical stylings, adult beverages, and great food. 6 – 9 pm.

Sunday, January 15

Peace of Poetry

Honor the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a morning of poetry and reflection during Write On, Door County’s Sunday program. Share a poem of peace and reflect on what peace means in our time. 9 – 10:30 am.

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