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January 2020

DOOR COUNTY READS: Baseball in Door County with Myles Dannhausen, Jr.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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As part of Door County Reads, Write On board member and Peninsula Pulse editor Myles Dannhausen, Jr., leads a discussion of the history of baseball in Door County. In Virgil Wander, the novel selected for this year's program, a minor league baseball player in the small town of Greenstone, Minnesota, disappears after flying solo in an old plane over Lake Superior.

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ephraim Library, 9996 Water St.
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On is proud to be a presenting partner with the Door County Library in the Door County Reads program, offering a variety of free programs throughout the county. Join others for a community discussion of this year's selection, Virgil Wander. This discussion is facilitated by Door County librarian Laura Kayacan. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Book Discussion

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NWTC Learning and Innovation Center, 2438 Bayshore Dr.
Sister Bay, WI 54234 United States
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Write On is proud to be a presenting partner with the Door County Library in the Door County Reads program, offering a variety of free programs throughout the county. Join others for a community discussion of this year's selection, Virgil Wander. This discussion is facilitated by Tina Kakuske and Lisa Tetzloff. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are altered…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Hometown Writing

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Virgil Wander is as much a story about the town of Greenstone as it is about the characters who live there. What would you write about your hometown, either the one you were raised in or where you live now? Through guided exercises, you’ll discover how to tap into memories of those locations and discover the stories those towns have to tell. This writing lab is part of Door County Reads and is led by Write On's Artistic Director Jerod…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Home Is More Than a Place

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In nature, home is more than food, water and shelter. Home is a place, but also interactions with the community and the elements. So it is in Virgil Wander. In fact, environmental elements are almost characters in the story. In this presentation, learn some of the natural history of the wind, the lake, and the creatures which figure so prominently in the story and ponder how our communities often mirror nature.

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Hometown Writing

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Baileys Harbor Library, 2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Virgil Wander is as much a story about the town of Greenstone as it is about the characters who live there. What would you write about your hometown, either the one you were raised in or where you live now? Through guided exercises, you’ll discover how to tap into memories of those locations and discover the stories those towns have to tell. This writing lab is part of Door County Reads and is led by Write On's Artistic Director Jerod Santek.…

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Play Reading

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Third Avenue Playhouse, 239 Third Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54234
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As part of the Door County Reads program, Third Avenue Playhouse presents a reading of Jordan Harrison's drama "Marjorie Prime." It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie — a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance? In this richly spare, wondrous new play, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of…

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February 2020

DOOR COUNTY READS: Trivia

Saturday, February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Join the presenters of Door County Reads for a fun afternoon of trivia based on this year's selection, Virgil Wanders by Leif Enger. There will be prizes awarded for First, Second, and Third place. Facilitated by Steven Rice and Julie Neuchter.

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Play Reading

Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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As part of the Door County Reads program, Peninsula Players presents a reading of James Hindman's dramatic comedy, "Popcorn Falls." The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope – open a theater! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love, and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world.

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DOOR COUNTY READS: Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Write On is proud to be a presenting partner with the Door County Library in the Door County Reads program, offering a variety of free programs throughout the county. Join others for a community discussion of this year's selection, Virgil Wander. This discussion is facilitated by Door County librarian Laura Kayacan, as part of the Multicultural Book Club. Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is “cruising along at medium altitude” when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil…

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