Door County Events – June 2016

JUNE 2016 4th: Free Fishing Weekend State Park Open House   11th: Hog Wild Run Side Pork Fest 9-12th Steel Bridge Song Fest 10-12thDoor County Lighthouse Festival   14th: Peninsula Players Season opens   15th: Northern Sky Theatre Opens   18th: Ahnapee Trail Summer Solstice 50 Door County Beer Festival Fyr Bal Peninsula Century Spring Classic Paddlefest Crossroads Trail Run   19th: Birch Creek opening night   23rd -26th: Olde Ellison Bay Days   25th: Uncork Summer – Wickman House   25th-26th: Renaissance Fantasy Faire

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 →

Ridges Sanctuary, one of the most beautiful places on the Door County Peninsula to visit…

In 1937, The Ridges Sanctuary became Wisconsin’s first land trust. For over 75 years, it has been an integral part of the rich, natural setting of the Baileys Harbor community and the Door County Peninsula. Founded to preserve the original 40 acre parcel, The Ridges has grown thoughtfully and strategically to ensure the protection of the most biologically diverse ecosystem in Wisconsin. Between 1938 and 1946, the Sanctuary grew to 520 acres through land acquisitions from its membership. By our 50th anniversary in 1987, the Continue reading →

Egg Harbor Shopping

Egg Harbor/Door County Shopping Egg Harbor is home to some fabulously unique women’s dress shops. Within our little village you’ll find a wide array of one of kind clothing. So grab your gals and head to Egg Harbor and do a little retail therapy! Here’s a list of our favorites: Blacksmith Clothing Co Jane’s Patricia Shoppe Kim’s Boutique Christine’s Country Lady