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February 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 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 Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan. The Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior—hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans. But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the…

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Best Book I Never Read

Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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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March 2019

BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, happening 11 times

Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to present Bards and Brews, a monthly reading series on the first Tuesday of the month. Each event will feature one or two poets, followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session.  

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, March 7, 2019 @ 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 Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye. Set against the powerful lakeshore landscape of northern Minnesota, Safe from the Sea is a heartfelt novel in which a son returns home to reconnect with his estranged and dying father 35 years after the tragic wreck of a Great Lakes ore boat that the father only partially…

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Best Book I Never Read

Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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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April 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, April 4, 2019 @ 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 Barkskins by E. Annie Proulx. From the Pulitzer Prize-­­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes the New York Times bestselling epic about the demise of the world’s forests. In the late seventeenth century two young Frenchmen, René Sel and Charles Duquet, arrive in New France. Bound to a feudal lord for three years in exchange for land,…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Friday, April 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Sessions are offered quarterly throughout the year. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient one. One of the earliest and most commonly cited forms…

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Best Book I Never Read

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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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PATHS TO PUBLICATION

Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Join Write On for a series of workshops and panel presentations on how to get your writing out into the world. Whether it's writing for magazines, entering contests, finding an agent, self-publishing, marketing and promotion, or working with an editor, you'll find great information to set you on your own path to publication! Full details available in December 2018.

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May 2019

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, May 2, 2019 @ 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 North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast by Chel Anderson and Adelheid Fischer. In North Shore Chel Anderson and Adelheid Fischer offer a comprehensive environmental history of one of Minnesota’s most beloved places. Compelling and accessible, the book will provide readers with a science-based knowledge of the Minnesota North Shore watershed so that together we…

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