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February 2019

BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

February 6 @ 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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Think of it as Door County's Algonquin Round Table, except the table is oblong! Gather with other poets and poetry lovers to read your own poems, talk about poetry -- and assorted other topics -- and enjoy incredible craft beers. Bards and Brews takes place the first Wednesday of the month at beautiful Starboard Brewing Company in the heart of downtown Sturgeon Bay. Whether you are new to poetry or have been writing for years, whether you live in Door County…

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Door County Reads Book Discussion

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Baileys Harbor Library, 2392 County Road F
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Anne Moser, Senior Special Librarian at Wisconsin’s Water Library at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, facilitates a discussion of Dan Egan’s book The Life and Death of the Great Lakes, one of the selections for this year’s Door County Reads program. Please visit the Door County Reads website for a complete listing of activities and events. The Great Lakes 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…

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

February 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 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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Door County Reads Lecture

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ephraim Library, 9996 Water St.
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On is proud to be a partner in the 2019 Door County Reads program! Keynote speaker Anne Moser, Senior Special Librarian at Wisconsin’s Water Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents a special talk on Plastics in the Great Lakes. Please visit the Door County Reads website for a complete listing of activities and events. Anne Moser joined Wisconsin Sea Grant as a special librarian in February 2008, after 20 years working as an environmental librarian. She manages Wisconsin’s Water Library, an outreach library…

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FOOD TRADITIONS: Remembering and Writing with Kathleen Ernst

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Precious family stories are often shared around the table, and many involve special recipes themselves. This workshop will help participants recall, record, and celebrate food traditions from their family or community. This workshop will include several writing activities designed to help capture food-related memories. We'll also briefly discuss techniques for preserving original recipes, and explore various creative options for presenting recipes and memories. Participants are welcome to bring a few recipes, photographs, or other food-related mementos to class for inspiration,…

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Door County Reads Book Discussion

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Door County Community Foundation, 222 N. Third Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Laura Kayacan facilitates a discussion of Dan Egan’s book The Life and Death of the Great Lakes, one of the selections for this year’s Door County Reads program. Please visit the Door County Reads website for a complete listing of activities and events. The Great Lakes 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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Door County Reads Author Talk: Dan Egan

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay High School Auditorium, 1230 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Dan Egan, author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, discusses his book in a moderated discussion with time for audience questions. Please visit the Door County Reads website for a complete listing of activities and events. The Great Lakes 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 continent. The Death…

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Door County Reads Author Talk: Peter Geye

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Write On is a proud partner of the 2019 Door County Reads program. Peter Geye discusses his novels -- The Lighthouse Road, Safe from the Sea, and Wintering -- and creative process. Music provided by Midsummer's Music. Peter will take audience questions and sign books. Peter Geye was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he continues to live. He received his BA from the University of Minnesota, his MFA from the University of New Orleans, and his PhD from Western…

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WRITING NATURE: A Special One-Day Writing Conference

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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As part of our partnership with the Door County Reads program, Write On is pleased to present a one-day mini-conference on writing about the natural world around us. Fiction, poetry, and nonfiction workshops are offered, with opportunities to explore and engage with nature. Register for all three workshops or take part in just one! Workshops are offered free of charge but registration is requested by calling 920-868-1457 or emailing info@writeondoorcounty.org. MORNING Fiction Workshop with Peter Geye, 9 - 10:30 am.…

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Best Book I Never Read

February 14 @ 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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