Door County Events – June 2016

June 4 Free Fishing Weekend, Throughout Door County Wisconsin State Parks Free Fun Weekend, 5 Door County State Parks June 11 Hog Wild Run and Side Pork Fest, Sturgeon Bay June 9-12 Steel Bridge Song Fest, Sturgeon Bay June 10 – 12 Door County Lighthouse Festival, throughout Door County June 14 Peninsula Players Season opens, Fish Creek June 15 Northern Sky Theatre Opens, Fish Creek June 18 Door County Beer Festival, Baileys Harbor Ephraim Fyr Bal Festival, Ephraim Peninsula Century Spring Classic bike ride, Baileys Harbor Crossroads Trail Run, Sturgeon Bay Ahnapee Continue reading →

Door County Events – May 2016

Door County Half Marathon May 7 One of the Midwest’s most-acclaimed half marathons, the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k take place in Peninsula State Park. Run along the shore, atop bluffs, and through the woods on a closed, road course. More than 2,700 runners make this one of the largest endurance events in Door County! Shipyard Tours May 7 This is a rare opportunity to see the inner workings of the area’s largest and best-known shipyards. Tour Bay Shipbuilding, Palmer Johnson Yachts Continue reading →

Our Local Grocer – Main Street Market

  Nearly 30 years after Main Street Market opened its doors in Egg Harbor, we’ve come to take it for granted. When Dave and Vonnie Callsen opened the store in 1987, few residents believed that even a small supermarket could survive in the sleepy village of Egg Harbor.   A recent meeting of the Buy Local Door County group reminded me how lucky we are here. The Callsen’s hosted at the market, which is just one of a variety of specialty stores, farm markets and Continue reading →

What Successful Runners Do The Night Before Their Door County Race

As the Door County Half Marathon nears, we’re grateful for this guest post from Dan Lyne of Middle Age Marathoner fame. The author of multiple books on running and injury prevention, Lyne shares his advice for choosing accommodations the night before your big race!   If you’re traveling away from home and need to spend the night in a Door County hotel before your big event, how do you get the best possible accommodations to help ensure race day success? The hotel at which you Continue reading →

Bay Point Inn Aerial Video

When Myles’s grandson came up to Door County from Chicago a few weeks ago with his new drone, he decided to show grandpa what it could do at the inn. Jacob Dannhausen-Brun is a senior at Hinsdale Central High School who has developed some seriously good skills with his drone camera, as you can see in this video taken at Bay Point in early February. This cool look shows the beauty of Door County in winter, but also the incredible perch we have on the top Continue reading →