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Sturgeon Bay Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction

Sturgeon Bay Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction in Door County, WI

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort has an ideal location for a hotel in Door County, Wisconsin. It is located in a quiet area on the Lake Michigan beach surrounded by the beautiful Door County woods. Sturgeon Bay, Door County’s largest city, is centrally located on the peninsula and it’s less than a twenty-minute drive from Glidden Lodge Beach Resort. Sturgeon Bay also has a slew of restaurants, events, and festivals to entertain residents and visitors alike. One such event coming up on September 18, 2021 is the Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction. The city is holding the Harvest Fest and Street Art Auction to celebrate 21 years of public art

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Door County Maritime Week

Door County Maritime Week

Wednesday August 4, 2021 is the start of Maritime week in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Maritime week focuses on Sturgeon Bay’s local maritime heritage as well as honoring local coast guard personal. A variety of activities and tours are happening during from August 4th to August 15th. Sturgeon Bay’s Maritime Week coincides with the U.S. Coast Guard’s 231st Birthday on August 4th and festivities begin the following day on August 5th with a golf outing at Idlewild golf course. In addition there will be tours of the Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay, a picnic, a concert, a classic and wooden boat festival, a Bloody Mary Social, and more. Maritime week is

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Celebrate the 64th Peninsula Music Festival this August!

The 64th Season of the Peninsula Music Festival is happening August 2-20 and  we’re excited to share two of what we consider the many highlights that will dazzle audiences at the Door Community Auditorium! HIGHLIGHT ONE: May we suggest a bit of Mozart to get your soul in the right place? Mostly Mozart Choral Concert – August 13 Mozart: Serenade #9 K.320 (Posthorn) Handel: My Heart is Inditing, Coronation Anthem 4 * Mozart: Coronation Mass * Mozart: Ave verum corpus * The Peninsula Music Festival Chorus & The Madison Choral Project HIGHLIGHT TWO: The Princess of Cello August 4 A princess and a cello? How cool is that? Faure: Elegy for

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Memorial Day Weekend at Whitefish Dunes State Park

On Saturday, May 23, 2015 visitors to Whitefish Dunes State Park can take part in a Spring Exploration. Join naturalist Carolyn Rock, for an exploration of nature. Learn about the flora and fauna found along the rocky shores, forest floor and sunny openings. Gather for this meandering walk that is short in distance but full of discoveries. Walk begins at the Nature Center at 10 a.m. Be sure to pick up your Wisconsin State Park sticker for 2015 while you’re at the park. You won’t be sorry. Download any or all of our 3 Door County Beach eBooks and you’ll understand why people who love Door County nature LOVE Glidden Lodge

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Door County’s Favorite Naturalist: Carolyn Rock announces January’s events at Whitefish Dunes

Door County’s Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock has just announced her schedule of January 2015 events and we at Glidden Lodge are eager to share them! The park is just a 3.5 mile hike from our beachfront resort and we think this is a great way to get some fresh air during our winter months. Ready for an outdoor adventure? Here goes: Thursday, January 1 First Day Hike Winter Detectives. Hike in search of animal tracks and other clues to uncover the secret lives of animals at the park and in your yard. Join the naturalist for a short hike then warm with hot beverage. Meet at the Nature

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

September at the our Lake Michigan beach means means more amazing programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too! Saturday September 6 Mushroom Foray. Discover the variety of mushrooms that grow within the park. Join Charlotte Lukes to explore the major mushrooms groups. Learn how to field identify of mushrooms to their family groups. This program is for the serious and beginning mushroom enthusiast. Beginning in the nature center auditorium, follow Charlotte on a hike of discovery. Dress for the weather for this two hour program/hike. 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, September

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