Long Runs: Continuing events in Door County

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? AMERICAN FOLKLORE THEATRE, 23rd year. World premiere musical "Windjammers" by Robin Share and Clay Zamo, a coming-of-age voyage of courage and adventure; 8 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. "Muskie Love" by Paul Libman and Dave Hudson, a laugh-a-minute fishtale set on the shores of Green Bay; 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Saturdays. "Loose Lips Sink Ships" by Laurie Flanigan and Jacinda Duffin with music by James Kaplan, a comedy celebrating women's spirit during World War II; 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. Amphitheater, Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek. $19 adults, $9 teens, $5.50 children; $6 more for reserved seating. State park sticker not required to enter. (920) 854-6117.

? BIRCH CREEK MUSIC PERFORMANCE CENTER, 8 p.m. start for all concerts unless otherwise noted, 7:30 p.m. student prelude performances before each concert. Symphony Series, June 27 to July 6: "Great Beginnings," Verdi's Overture to "Nabucco" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, June 27. "The Power of Transformation," William Grant Still's "Ennanga" with harpist Faye Seeman and Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73, June 28 and 29. "An American Birthday," music by Rodgers, Sousa and Tchaikovsky, 6:30 p.m. July 4 (children free), preceded by a 5:30 p.m. pie and ice cream social. "Stirring Stories" music by Ravel and Tchaikovsky, July 5. "Force of Destiny," music by Wagner and Verdi, July 6. Dutton Concert Barn at Birch Creek, 3281 County E, Egg Harbor. General admission tickets $29 adults, $10 ages 12-20 and college students, $6 ages 11 and younger. (920) 868-3763.

? BIRD HIKE, 7 a.m. Saturdays through July 22. Meet at the Nature Center, Ridges Sanctuary, 8288 County Q, Baileys Harbor. Free for Ridges members, $5 nonmembers. (920) 839-2802.

? CHICAGO FIRE BOAT TOUR, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. daily from the Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N. Madison; and 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays from Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. First Ave., both in Sturgeon Bay. 90-minute narrated tour either along the ship canal or to the Sherwood Point lighthouse aboard the 90-foot Fred A. Busse fire boat. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $5 to $15 children. (920) 495-6454.

? CONCERTS IN THE PARK, seven sites, all free: Sunset Concert Series, Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, Church Street, Egg Harbor, 7 p.m. Sundays: Tonic Sol Fa, June 30; Folk Festival with Patchouli, Sue Demel, Dorothy Scott and more, July 7; (920) 493-5979. Harborside Park gazebo, 9986 Water St., Ephraim, 7 p.m. Mondays: jazz with Randi Fay and Limited Edition, July 1; (920) 854-4989. Noble House Square, Main Street, Fish Creek, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays: American Folklore Theatre, July 9. Harmony By the Bay, Martin Park, 207 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: Copper Box, June 26; Green Tea, July 3. Waterfront Park, Sister Bay, 3 p.m. Wednesdays: Bittorf Brothers, June 26; The Hollands! July 3. Harbor View Park, 7809 Wisconsin 42, Egg Harbor, 5 p.m. Thursdays: Small Forest, June 27; Big Mouth, July 3; 6 Figures Band, 2 to 5 p.m. July 4; (920) 868-3717. Town Hall lawn, 2392 County F, Baileys Harbor, 5 p.m. Fridays: Carley Baer, June 28; Fairland Bluegrass Band, July 5.

? COOKING SCHOOL, 6 p.m. and $60 each unless otherwise noted: Noon June 26, "European Luncheon, lunch and learn," $35. June 27, "Pasta per Favore." June 28, "Love and Lore of Whitefish." 9:30 a.m. June 29, "Brunch in the Kitchen." June 29, "Around the World Flavors." July 5, "Small Bites Garden Party." 9:30 a.m. July 6, "Quick and Easy Thai." July 6, "BBQ Sauces and Rubs for All Seasons," $65. Savory Spoon Cooking School, 12042 Wisconsin 42, Ellison Bay. (920) 854-6600.

? CORNER OF THE PAST TOURS, 16th season. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays in June, plus 11 a.m. to 3p.m. Fridays, July and August. Docent-led tours of an 1875 farmhouse and 14 restored farm buildings and a sawmill with period tools and implements. Self-guided tour directory available. Sponsored by Sister Bay Historical Society. Wisconsin 57 and Country Lane, Sister Bay. $1. (920) 854-7711.

Lighthouse Tour, Mondays through Fridays, visit four county lighthouses, lunch; 5-hour tour leaves Door County Maritime Museum at 8:30 a.m. and Orchard Country Winery, 9197 Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek, at 10 a.m.; $62 plus tax. Narrated Scenic Tour, daily 60-minute tour leaves from Orchard Country Winery three times a day; $14 adults, $9 ages 2 through 12. Winery Tour, 10 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays leaving from Orchard Country Winery; four county wineries offer tastings, plus lunch at Liberty Square, Egg Harbor; $60. Ghost Tours, 7 p.m. nightly leaving from Orchard Country Winery; $24 adults, $17 ages 5 through 12. Bloody Mary and Brunch Tour, 10 a.m. Sundays leaving from Orchard Country Winery, with visits to Coyote Roadhouse, Log Den and Alpine Resort; $50 adults, $45 youths. (920) 868-1100. Haunted Trolley Pub Crawl, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, leaving from the Carrington Pub, Landmark Resort, Egg Harbor; ages 21 and older only; $35.

? DOOR SHAKESPEARE, 8 p.m. "Love's Labours Lost," Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, July 1 through Aug. 16; preshow discussion 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays. "Macbeth," Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, July 2 through Aug. 17 (except July 4); postshow discussion 10 a.m. Saturdays. Outdoors in the garden at Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor. $27 general admission, $37 Queen's Box (reserved seating). (920) 839-1500.

? DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 9 a.m. Fridays, noon Tuesdays through September. Sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League, tournament-style duplicate contract bridge operated by Barbara Piester. Solo players should call to arrange for a partner. Stella Maris Catholic Church, 7710 Wisconsin 42, Egg Harbor. $7-$8. (920) 868-1954.

? EPHRAIM HISTORICAL WALK, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Departs from Anderson Barn History Center, 3060 Anderson Lane, Ephraim. (920) 854-9688.

? FARMERS MARKETS, eight locations: Cornerstone Pub green space, 8123 Wisconsin 57, Baileys Harbor, 9 a.m. to noon Sundays, (920) 839-9001. Lakeside Park, Wisconsin 57, Jacksonport, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, (920) 823-2288. Martin Park, 207 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, (920) 746-2914. Country Walk Shops, Sister Bay, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, (920) 854-4118. Settlement Shops, 9106 Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, (920) 868-2743. Market Square, 421 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, (920) 746-2914. Koepsel's, 9669 Wisconsin 57, Sister Bay, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, (920) 839-2288. Corner of the Past, Wisconsin 57 and Country Lane, Sister Bay, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays starting June 22, (920) 854-9242.

? FISHSTOCK MUSIC SERIES, roots and acoustic concerts in a 100-year-old dairy barn. 9 p.m. July 6, reggae band Unity, $10. 7 p.m. July 7, Karen Mal & Friends, $15. Camp David, 3127 County F, Fish Creek. (920) 839-2981.

? GARDEN TOURS: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Green Gables, 10351 N. Water St., Ephraim; (920) 854-5407. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Briggsville Gardens, 3273 Mathey Road, Sturgeon Bay; $5; (920) 743-1246. Dawn to dusk daily, The Garden Door, UW Peninsular Research Station, 4312 Wisconsin 42, Sturgeon Bay, fairie garden, pond with koi, butterfly garden, wind and sound tunnel, annual and perennial beds, maintained by Door County Master Gardeners volunteers; free; (920) 743-5406.

? GUIDED HIKE, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays through August. The Ridges Sanctuary, 8288 County Q, Baileys Harbor. $5 Ridges members, $8 nonmembers. (920) 839-2802.

? HERITAGE VILLAGE: 10:30 a.m. to noon June 26, explore the Warren family farmhouse. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 27, watch blacksmiths work. 10:30 a.m. to noon July 1, old school day in 1890 at the Vignes School. 10:30 a.m. to noon July 3, visit the century old log Schopf house. All buildings open 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. daily. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Free. (920) 421-2332.

? HIKE, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through July 28. Walk with docents to learn the history, folklore and landscape of the 128 acres of The Clearing. Wear sturdy walking shoes. The Clearing Folk School, 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay. Free. (920) 854-4088.

? NOBLE HOUSE MUSEUM TOURS, noon to 5 p.m. daily. Docent-guided tours of an 1875 Greek Revival farmhouse. "Silken Memories" showcases wedding gowns, photos and artifacts from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. 2:30 p.m. June 28-29: '"Silk and Tea" style show, wedding gowns from 1850 to 1950, Gibraltar Old Town Hall, 4176 Maple St., Fish Creek; $25 adults, $15 children, reservations requested. Noble House, 4167 Main St., Fish Creek. $4 adults, $2 children. (920) 868-3618.

? OUTDOOR MOVIE, 9 p.m. June 29, TBA. July 6, "Confessions of a Sailor." Bring a lawn chair or blanket. North Ephraim Movie Theater, 10410 Water St., Ephraim. $5. (920) 606-9523.

? PAPERMAKING, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Cover a small artist's canvas with freshly formed paper and laminate dried plants onto the surface; Kirsten Christianson, instructor. Open studio, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 5, 26 and Aug. 15, 29. Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County G, Egg Harbor. $10 per hour. (920) 868-2912.

? PENINSULA PLAYERS, 78th season. 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, except 4 p.m. June 30. "Saloon" by Terry Twyman, a cowboy tale set in the gritty Old West, through June 30. "Once a Ponzi Time," a frenzied financial world premiere comedy by Joe Foust, July 3 through July 21. $34 to $43 for reserved seating. Saturday Seminar, 2:30 p.m. June 29, Jim Draeger, architectural historian and author, on taverns and pubs in Wisconsin; free. Backstage tour 2 p.m. July 7. Reservations required for all events. Peninsula Players. 4351 Peninsula Players Road, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3287.

? SCHOOLHOUSE TOUR, noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays through August of Waniger Schoolhouse, built in 1882 by German immigrants and restored to its original appearance. Southern Door School campus, 2073 County DK, Brussels. Donations accepted. (920) 825-7321.

? SCRIMSHAW DEMONSTRATION, 2 to 4 p.m. Fridays by Gary Kiracofe. Scrimshanders, 10353 N. Water St., Ephraim. (920) 854-5407.

? SINGALONG, 7:30 p.m. Sundays through July 28 with song leaders and accompaniment. Village Hall, 9996 Water St., Ephraim. (920) 854-9688.

? STAGE DOOR THEATRE COMPANY, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Sundays. "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, June 26 to July 19, except July 4, 9 and 16. Studio Theatre, Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 N. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. $5-$22. (920) 743-1760.

? TRAM TOURS, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Visit historic Ephraim sites. Leave from Anderson Barn History Center, 3060 Anderson Lane, Ephraim. $8 adults, $5 ages 6 to 11. (920) 854-9688.

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