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October 2017

Moveable Mic: Open Mic Reading Series

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Fireside Restaurant, 11934 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210
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Moveable Mic is Write On's open mic reading series returns to the Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay! Hosts Sharon Auberle and Ralph Murre emcee 90 minutes of readings of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more. The Fireside series takes place the fourth Tuesday of every month June through October. Come to listen, come to share! Come with old friends and leave with new friends!  

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November 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion Group

November 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is Frederick Stonehouse's The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Peter L. Waters has just finished his first year of law school at the University of Michigan. With the help of Jamie, Peter's bride-to-be, he lands a great summer job aboard the Great Lakes freighter the Edmund Fitzgerald. Determined to give his future bride the…

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The Best Book I Never Read

November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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An Evening with Children’s Author John Coy

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Bring the whole family to share in a wonderful evening with award-winning children's author John Coy! John will have spent the week visiting with elementary students throughout the county. This is a chance for the entire family to hear John read and talk about his life as a writer and to get copies of their books signed! This program is presented free and is open to all ages. Light refreshments will be served. John Coy is the author of young…

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December 2017

An Evening of Poetry and Music

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Join us for an evening of poetry and music honoring the publication of Max Garland's latest collection, The Word We Used For It, winner of the 2017-18 Brittingham Poetry Prize, selected by Robert Wrigley. Accompanying Max will be poets Sharon Auberle and Kimberly Blaeser and pianist Beth Coleman. Memory, perhaps, is the longest poem of all In these poems Max Garland confesses, even revels in, the fabricated nature of memory. He links personal and localized patterns (fingerprints, plowed fields) to…

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is The Living Great Lakes by Jerry Dennis. The Living Great Lakes is the most complete book ever written about the history, nature, and science of these remarkable lakes at the heart of North America. From the geological forces that formed them to the industrial atrocities that nearly destroyed them, to the greatest environmental success…

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The Best Book I Never Read

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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January 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, January 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is A Superior Death by Nevada Barr. Park ranger Anna Pigeon returns, in a mystery that unfolds in and around Lake Superior, in whose chilling depths sunken treasure comes with a deadly price. In her latest mystery, Nevada Barr sends Ranger Pigeon to a new post amid the cold, deserted, and isolated beauty of…

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February 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, February 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes by William Rapai. There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such as green algae, the Asian tapeworm, and the suckermouth minnow, have had little or no impact so far. But a handful of others—sea…

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March 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival on the Open Sea by Great Lakes historian Michael Schumacher. Dennis Hale reached the dock just in time to see the Daniel J. Morrell heading out to open waters, a 600-foot freighter that had plied the waters for sixty years, carrying…

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