Long Runs: Continuing events in Door County

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? AMERICAN FOLKLORE THEATRE, 23rd year. Summer schedule, through Aug. 24: 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 fish tale 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. "Victory Farm," book and lyrics by Emilie Coulson and Katie Dahl, music by James Valcq; A tale of family, forgiveness and the fruits of our labor in 1944. 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 30 through Oct. 19; no shows Sept. 2, 10. Door Community Auditorium, 3924 Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek. $27 adults, $13 children age 12 and younger. Fall show: "Victory Farm," book and lyrics by Emilie Coulson and Katie Dahl, music by James Valcq, a tale of family, forgiveness and the fruits of our labor on a Door County orchard in 1944, 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 30 through Oct. 19; no shows Sept. 2 and 10; Door Community Auditorium, 3924 Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek; $27 adults, $13 ages 12 and younger.(920) 854-6117.

? 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, five sites, all free: Harborside Park gazebo, 9986 Water St., Ephraim, 7 p.m. Mondays: 46 Strings Plus 4 More, Aug. 26; (920) 854-4989. Harmony By the Bay, Martin Park, 207 S. Third Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: pop-rock with Mike Raye and The Works, Aug. 21; blues with Rev. Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys, Aug. 28. Waterfront Park, Sister Bay, 3 p.m. Wednesdays: classic rock with Bacchus Lotus, Aug. 21. Harbor View Park, 7809 Wisconsin 42, Egg Harbor, 5 p.m. Thursdays: jam band Ifdakar, Aug. 22; Keith Scott, acoustic Chicago blues, Aug. 29; (920) 868-3717. Town Hall lawn, 2392 County F, Baileys Harbor, 5 p.m. Fridays: r&b with Mighty Mouth, Aug. 23; Big Mouth Trio, Aug. 30.

? COOKING SCHOOL, 6 p.m. and $60 each unless otherwise noted: Noon Aug. 21, "Basil, Basil, Basil, Lunch and Learn" $35. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23, "Better with Butter," $55. Aug. 23, "Beach House Dinner Party," $65. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 24, "Candy Lane." Aug. 24, "Spanish Paella Party," $65. Aug. 29, "Summer Delights." Aug. 30, "Farm to Table, Garden Abundance." 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31, "Cocktail Party!" 6 p.m. Aug. 31, "Thrill of the Grill," $65. Savory Spoon Cooking School, 12042 Wisconsin 42, Ellison Bay. (920) 854-6600.

? CORNER OF THE PAST TOURS, 16th season. 11 a.m. to 3 p.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.

? 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, seven locations: Town Hall green space, 2392 County F, 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. 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. Jimmy Davis & Friends, Aug. 25; Eric Lewis & Friends, Sept. 1; all at 7 p.m., all $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, all buildings open 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. daily. Aug. 21, Greene General Store and garden. Aug. 22, blacksmith demonstration. 2 p.m. Aug. 25, history and plans for the former Namur Church, Collins Learning Center. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26, picnic, docent-led tours; $11, reservations required. 2 p.m. Sept. 1, Cherryland A's Model A display and ice cream social. Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Free. (920) 421-2332.

? HIKE, 1 to 3 p.m. most Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 27. 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. Noble House, 4167 Main St., Fish Creek. $4 adults, $2 children. (920) 868-3618.

? OUTDOOR MOVIE, 9 p.m. Aug. 24, "Dead Weight." Aug. 31, "Not There Yet." 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. Aug. 29. Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County G, Egg Harbor. $10 per hour. (920) 868-2912.

? PENINSULA MUSIC FESTIVAL, 61th anniversary season. 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Aug. 22, "Russian Wonders III," with pianist Stewart Goodyear and trumpeter Terry Everson, music by Shoshtakovich. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24, "Mahler Five," with mezzo-soprano Janine Hawley, music by Mahler. Pre-concert talks with music director Victor Yampolsky, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22, $5. Door Community Auditorium, 3926 Wisconsin 42, Fish Creek. $10-$60. (920) 854-4060.

? PENINSULA PLAYERS, 78th season. 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, except 4 p.m. Sept. 1. Ken Ludwig's "The Game's Afoot," a comedic whodunit with twists, turns and murderous pandemonium, through Sept. 1; $34 to $40. Backstage tour, 2 p.m. Aug. 25. Reservations recommended 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.

? STAGE DOOR THEATRE COMPANY, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1, then 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 4-13, "The House of Blue Leaves," black comedy about an aspiring songwriter and the pope's visit to New York in 1965. 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.

? WOODWALK CONCERT SERIES, "Buckets of Rain: The Music of Bob Dylan," with local musicians playing the music of the legendary folk star, 7 p.m. Aug. 28 to 30 and Sept. 4 to 6. Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County G, Egg Harbor. $15. (920) 495-2928.

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