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To-Do List: Aug. 21-Sept. 1

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AUG. 21

? FAMILY PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m. "Fossils of Door County." with Joan Wilkie. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

? FIDDLE FEST, 7 p.m. Door County fiddlers with Vidar Skrede and the Blue and the Blond. Björklunden, 7540 Wisconsin 57, Baileys Harbor. Advance tickets at the information center, 2392 County F, Baileys Harbor. Freewill offering to benefit Northern Door Children's Center. (920) 839-2366.

AUG. 22

? CHILDREN READ, 4 to 5 p.m. Children may read a story to a gentle therapy dog. Door County Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 743-6578.

? FAMILY PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m. "Fossils of Door County," hands-on activities and fossil hunt. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

? READ TO AMOS, 10:30 a.m. Children may read a story to a gentle therapy dog. Door County Library, 2323 Mill Road, Sister Bay. (920) 854-2721.

AUG. 23

? ART RECEPTION, 5 to 7 p.m. Opening of "Making Our Mark: Juried Student Exhibition." Peninsula School of Art, 3900 County F, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3455.

? CONCERT, 7 p.m. Chris Irwin; part of the Woodwalk Concert Series. Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County G, Egg Harbor. $15. (920) 868-2912.

? CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dan Hansen Originals with Paula McDonald and Dan Hansen. The Red Barn, 147 S. Shore Drive, Washington Island. $3-$5. (920) 847-3064.

? OUTDOOR MOVIE, dusk. "Journey 2, the Mysterious Island." Bring lawn chair or blanket and snacks. Martin Park, 207 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-2914.

AUG. 24

? ART RECEPTION, 3 to 7 p.m. "Collaborative Art Work at Interfibers" has nine new fiber wall sculptures and Jaspe woven wrap dresses. Interfibers Studio Gallery, County F, two miles east of Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3580.

? 'BARK BY THE BAY,' 9 a.m. to noon. Pet walk, vendors, music, prizes. Proceeds benefit Door County Humane Society. Martin Park, Third Avenue and Oregon Street, Sturgeon Bay. $25 registration includes lunch. (920) 746-1111.

? BARN DANCE, DINNER, 5 to 11 p.m. All-you-can-eat pork, beef, chicken, beans, potatoes, booyah and dessert. 7 p.m. barn dance music by Modern Day Drifters. Sponsored by Stock Horse of Wisconsin. Idlewild Farms, 2339 Idlewild Road, Sturgeon Bay. Proceeds benefit Luminere Scholarship program. $15 ages 13 and older, $7 ages 8 to 12. (920) 493-1705.

? CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Vivo, a Brazilian-style jazz ensemble. Trueblood Performing Art Center, 870 Main Road, Washington Island. $15 adults, $10 students. (920) 847-2528.

? EGG HARBOR BOOK FESTIVAL: 10 to 11:30 a.m. presentation by popular regional author Jerry Apps; noon to 4 p.m. book fair, Alpine Resort, 7670 County G, Egg Harbor. (920) 868-3717.

? ELECTRONICS RECYCLING, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brussels Community Center, 1366 Junction Road, Brussels. (920) 743-2869.

? HERITAGE PROGRAM, 9 to 11 a.m. Acrylic and mixed media art with Bethany Kirwen. Corner of the Past, Koessl Barn, Wisconsin 57 and Country Lane, Sister Bay. (920) 854-7680.

? TASTE OF EGG HARBOR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food from area restaurants, guided tours, antique tractor display, farm market, historical presentation, music by the Oak Street Boys. Sponsored by Egg Harbor Historical Society. Horseshoe Bay Farms, County G, Egg Harbor. (920) 868-3475.

? TAXIDERMY DEMONSTRATION, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Master taxidermist and naturalist Mike Orthober will mount a specimen and answer questions. Door County Historical Museum, 18 N. Fourth Ave., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 743-5620.

? WEARABLE ART SHOW, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artist-made apparel, accessories and jewelry. Village Hall, 10693 N. Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay. (920) 421-0449.

AUG. 25

? LAND TRUST GATHERING, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. 15th annual event. Self-guided hikes, bluegrass music by Highland Road, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, art walk bucket raffle, "State of the Land Trust" with executive director Dan Burke, auction. Ed and Sandy Miller property, 2401 E. Meadow Road, Baileys Harbor. $25 adults, $12 ages 5 to 12; preregistration required. (920) 746-1359.

? SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY, 11:30 a.m. 30th anniversary of St. Peter Lutheran School. Potluck dinner and celebration of teaching ministries of Rhoda Wierer, Paul Lutze and Gary Thoma. School alumni call for reservations. St. Peter Lutheran Church, 108 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 743-4431.

? WEARABLE ART SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artist-made apparel, accessories and jewelry. Village Hall, 10693 N. Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay. (920) 421-0449.

AUG. 26

? CEMETERY WALK, 1 to 3 p.m. Five deceased residents of Ephraim tell their stories, portrayed by Norma Hager, Marilyn Cushing, Jacob Smith and Shelley and John Cox. Ephraim Moravian Cemetery, Moravia Street, Ephraim. (920) 854-9688.

? FAMILY PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m. "Insect Mouthparts." Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

? ART SPEAKER, 7 p.m. "Bringing More Light into Your Landscapes" with Milwaukee artist James Hempel; Door County Art League monthly meeting. Gibraltar Fire Station, 4097 County F, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3820.

AUG. 27

? ART RECEPTION, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Door County Art League show. Door Peninsula Winery, 5806 Wisconsin 42, Carlsville. (920) 743-7431.

? FAMILY PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m. "Exoplanets," considering the probability of life on other planets. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

AUG. 28

? FAMILY PROGRAM, 1:30 p.m. "Fall Migration." Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

? MIDSUMMER'S MUSIC, 7:30 p.m. 23rd season. "Three's Company" program with music by Jan Ladislav Dussek, Beethoven and Mendelssohn performed by Midsummer's classical chamber ensemble. Björklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor. $25 adults, $10 students. (920) 854-7088.

? TRAIL DEDICATION, 4 p.m. Ribbon cutting and dedication of Eagle Community Trail, scavenger and trivia hunt; 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. school open house. Southern Door Schools, 2073 County DK, Brussels. (920) 825-7321.

AUG. 29

? CHILDREN READ, 4 to 5 p.m. Children may read a story to a gentle therapy dog. Door County Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 743-6578.

? MIDSUMMER'S MUSIC, 7:30 p.m. 23rd season. "Three's Company" program with music by Jan Ladislav Dussek, Beethoven and Mendelssohn performed by Midsummer's classical chamber ensemble. Birch Creek Performance Center, 3820 County E, Egg Harbor. $25 adults, $10 students. (920) 854-7088.

? READ TO AMOS, 10:30 a.m. Children may read a story to a gentle therapy dog. Door County Library, 2323 Mill Road, Sister Bay. (920) 854-2721.

AUG. 30

? CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Matthew Burress and Friends. The Red Barn, 147 S. Shore Drive, Washington Island. $3 to $5. (920) 847-3064.

? MIDSUMMER'S MUSIC, 7:30 p.m. 23rd season. "Three's Company" program with music by Jan Ladislav Dussek, Beethoven and Mendelssohn performed by Midsummer's classical chamber ensemble. St. Luke Episcopal Church, 2336 Canterbury Lane, Sister Bay. $25 adults, $10 students. (920) 854-7088.

? MONARCH TAGGING WORKSHOP, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Hands-on workshop, capture and tag butterflies in order to track them on their migration routes. All ages welcome. Part of the No Family Left Inside program. Marshall Cabin, Ridges Sanctuary, 8288 County Q, Baileys Harbor. $10 per family. (920) 839-2802.

? PHRAGMITES SYMPOSIUM, 2 to 4 p.m. Presentations by Stacy Schumacher and Kari Hagenow. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-5895.

AUG. 31

? ART RECEPTION, 4 to 7 p.m. for Exhibit V, featuring artists Ginnie Cappaert, Olga Ganoudis, Susan Hale, David Lindsay and Mai Wyn Schantz; wine and hors d'oeuvres. Edgewood Orchard Gallery, 4140 Peninsula Players Road, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3579.

? MARINA FEST, 8 a.m. Pancake breakfast, nautical flea market; 10 a.m. used book sale, Dixieland music with River City Six, horse and wagon rides, children's boat building and games; 12:30 p.m. dinghy races. 2 p.m. Waterboard Warriors water ski show. 4 p.m. pop/rock music with Replica. 7 p.m. live music and fireworks cruise, dusk, decorated boats in harbor and fireworks. Also Classic Wooden Boat Show, food, water tours and rentals. Sister Bay Marina. (920) 854-2812.

? MIDSUMMER'S MUSIC, 7:30 p.m. 23rd season. "Grand Eloquence" program with music by Gustav Mahler, Paul Shoenfield and Cesar Franck performed by Midsummer's classical chamber ensemble. Ephraim Moravian Church, 9970 Moravia Road, Ephraim. $25 adults, $10 students. (920) 854-7088.

? MONARCH TAGGING WORKSHOP, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Hands-on workshop, capture and tag butterflies in order to track them on their migration routes. All ages welcome. Part of the No Family Left Inside program. Marshall Cabin, Ridges Sanctuary, 8288 County Q, Baileys Harbor. $10 per family. (920) 839-2802.

? NORSK FEST, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 35th annual event. Norwegian food, bake sale, crafts, raffle. Sponsored by H.R. Holand Lodge Sons of Norway. Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 W. Maple St., Sturgeon Bay. (920) 746-8925.

? RUN AND DUATHLON, 8 a.m. duathlon; 9:45 a.m. 5k run/walk; 10:15 a.m. children's run. YMCA, 3866 Gibraltar Road, Fish Creek. $10-$40.(920) 868-3660.

? SPEAKER, 3 p.m. "Scribe of Social Conscience: Steinbeck Plus 75," author Paul McComas discusses and reads from the works of John Steinbeck; reception. Part of the Emerson Series. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Wisconsin 42, Ephraim. $10. (920) 854-7559.

SEPT. 1

? MIDSUMMER'S MUSIC, 3 p.m. 23rd season. "Three's Company" program with music by Jan Ladislav Dussek, Beethoven and Mendelssohn performed by Midsummer's classical chamber ensemble. The Clearing, 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay. $25 adults, $10 students. (920) 854-7088.

? PAINTING DEMONSTRATION, 1 to 3 p.m. with oil painter Susan Hale. Edgewood Orchard Gallery, 4140 Peninsula Players Road, Fish Creek. (920) 868-3579.

? STUFF-O-RAMA FLEA MARKET, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Domicile, 10592 Wisconsin 57, Sister Bay. (920) 854-9005.

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