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Peg Egan PAC Winter Concert Series

Exciting news! The Peg Egan PAC will be hosting a winter concert series at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Call 920-493-5979 to reserve a seat for the concert of your choice. You will still pay at the door but reserving a seat by phone will guarantee you a seat. What an incredible line-up! We…

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TUESDAYS: Free Movie and Popcorn!

Join us on Tuesdays at 4:00pm for a FREE movie.  Complementary popcorn — bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. Click the links to learn more about the movies, or visit doorcountylibrary.org/event for movie titles November 1: Mack & Rita November 8: Top Gun: Maverick November 15: Where the Crawdad Sings November 22: Carmen November 29: Hello…

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November 4: Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday Nov 4 from 9am – 2pm in the Great Hall-Donate Blood The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care. Doctors have been forced to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need…

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November 25 & 26: Holly Days

A celebration of the holiday season with children’s activities, horse-drawn wagon rides, caroling, old-fashioned tree lighting, and more! All activities are free. Donations are welcome to keep the tradition alive! *Tentative Schedule, Subject to Change Friday, November 25 8:30 am-10:30 am  |  Breakfast with Santa | Big Easy Door County 10am-2pm | Children’s Activities Cookie Decorating…

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November 26: Bingo! For Cash Prizes

Fun for all ages!  Join us in the Great Hall for Bingo, hosted by the Egg Harbor Historical Society.  All proceeds fund their efforts to repair the book mobile!   Doors open at 9am, first game starts at 10 am.   Play 13 games including two bonus games in final blackout jackpot. 13 Game packets:…

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November: 26: Door County Folk Alliance Barn Dance

7pm.  Join us in the Great Hall for a fun evening – don’t forget your dancing shoes!  Door County Folk Alliance dances are community based, alcohol free, and family friendly. (We do ask that children attending are mature enough to listen and follow instructions, and remain in the custody of a parent/guardian). Come with or…

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November 30: Homemade Apothecary Craft

  Homemade Apothecary with Creative Bug, Wednesday Nov. 30th 1:00-2:00 Make your own lip balm, facial oil, deodorant, and more, by looking no further than your pantry or local health food store. Creative Bug instructor, Amy, expertly demystifies the ingredients you need and offers recipes and ratios that result in delicious smelling, high-quality beauty products that…

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Beginning October 3: Let’s Explore Dance!

$40 for all sessions. All ages 4 and up welcome!  Instructor Elizabeth Clark will introduce an immersion into the language of Dance through Classical Ballet vocabulary, Modern Dance, and rhythmic excursions jazz and diverse movement journeys. Children ages 4 – 8 need a parent on-site during class. Sign up for this Dance Class here.

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October 8: Pumpkin Patch Book Sale

Saturday 10/8/22 from 9am-3pm Stop by the book sale during Pumpkin Patch Fest and pick up a few books to read for the winter!  You can’t beat these prices: 50 cents for paperback and $1 for hardbacks. You really can’t afford to NOT go!  Admire the beautiful autumn view of Egg Harbor from the Kress…

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October 9: Pumpkin Patch: Me & Debry Performances

10:30 am-11 am Theatrical Performance | Kress Pavilion   Me and Debry: A Play in Poetry by David Daniel World Premier A half hour, whimsical, audience participation theatrical performance focusing on marine debris, its impacts, and what can be done about this issue. Performance is open to all, although target audience is upper elementary students…

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All Month Long: September

September Button Making The Egg Harbor Library Makerspace has a button maker available to use.  All month long we will be making Reading Buttons.   Come Try our button maker and create fashionable buttons from one of our designs or your own.

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September 9: Kress Pavilion Event Open House

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding? Join us for a event open house! Come and tour the venue space at the Kress Pavilion in Door County. Envision your wedding, rehearsal dinner, welcome party, or other event at the Kress. Ask questions, see floorplans, photos, and all event rentals! In addition to checking…

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Sept. 28: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Shrinky Dink Jewelry 9/28   Create original and wearable works of art with shrinkable plastic. Using Creative Bug learn how to take your own artwork, or use scanned images and fabric to create designs. Then watch them shrink down into miniature versions with intensely concentrated color. The magic and satisfaction works on kids of all…

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Sept. 28: EHHS Annual Meeting

Egg Harbor Historical Society Annual Meeting Wed, Sept 28, 2022 6PM Pizza Buffet 6:30PM Annual Meeting 7PM Program by Myles Dannhausen Jr. on Chateau Hutter   Reservations are due by September 21, 2022. Cost of Pizza Buffet is $10 per person which can be paid for that evening. Email eggharborwihistory@gmail.com or call Char Mueller at…

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Summer 2022 at the Kress Pavilion

In addition to all of our special programs, we have a continuous list of weekly programs! For more information visit kresspavilion.org/news/ Below you will find links with additional information on all of the special programs at the Kress this summer! June All Month Long: DIY Beach Glass Pendant    June 2nd | 6PM | $40–…

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August 1: Watercolor Workshop

Join us for a watercolor workshop with a view in the Great Hall with Artist Kari Anderson. Gaze over the bay and gather your inspiration from sailboats, water, big sky and sunsets. We will discuss color, composition, and topics of your choice with demos, problem-solving and personal attention. Beginners and those who wish to hone…

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August 10: All Things Hand Stitched

All Things Hand Stitched Door County Textile Art Collective August 10, 10 a.m. to noon The Door County Textile Art Collective is inviting community members to join its member program for free. Members Mary Carson, Karen Matze and Becky Rosenthal will be sharing their artwork and creative processes. Each uses hand stitch in unique ways.…

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Aug. 17: 10th Annual Door County Fiddle Fest

FREE CONCERT! 10th Annual Door County Nordic FiddleFest 7:00 p.m. Aug. 17th Kress Pavilion, Egg Harbor WI We celebrate 10 years of great concerts by revisiting the way things started— with a bang  and a FREE grass-roots concert. This year we feature the duo “Lynx Lynx”, Vidar Skrede (Norway) and Patrik Ahlberg (Sweden). They explore Scandinavian folk music,…

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All Month Long: July

Mosaic Ocean Scene Trivets Make a simple rectangular mosaic trivet using glass tiles. All supplies provided. Project pick-up will be on Fridays due to grouting and drying.  Projects started on a Friday will be picked up the following Friday.

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July 7: Painted Doorway Rock

Thursday, July 7 at 1pm Greet friends and visitors with a lovely painted doorway rock!  Join instructor Liz Heller for a Painted Doorway Rock class and learn how to turn a simple rock into a festive door stopper using acrylics. Rocks provided!   Sign up here! Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us…

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July 21: Landscape Painting for Beginners

July 21st 1 PM Back by popular demand, join us for Landscape Painting for beginners! Create gorgeous landscape paintings on canvas in this relaxing class, designed for beginners and intermediate students. Work directly from your favorite photographs of places you love or use one from instructor, Liz Heller. We will begin our course with a…

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All Month Long: June

DIY Beach Glass Pendant Sea glass is one of the prettiest pieces of trash you’ll ever see – and now you can turn it into a handmade piece of jewelry! Learn how to create a stunning beach glass pendant using wire and some easy wire-wrapping techniques. Feel free to bring your own sea glass that…

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June 9: Natural Door Fiber Exhibit

Women Who Run with Scissors and the Village of Egg Harbor’s Public Arts Initiative are excited to announce “Natural Door,” fiber art exhibit on display at the Kress Pavilion starting June 1. “Natural Door” includes 15 pieces inspired by the abundance of natural beauty in Door County. The fiber art that members created had to…

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June 15 & June 16: Invasive Species in Door County

Invasive Species in Door County Presented by the Door County Invasives Species Team. June 15, 4:30 – 6:30 & June 16, 10 – Noon Join Door County Soil and Water Coordinator, Sam Koyen for presentation on invasive species. The presentation will introduce invasive species, invasive species management, and give an update of where we currently…

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June 2: Fishing in Door County

Fishing in Door County Meet your local DNR representative and learn about fishing in Door County just in time for the Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend. An event for all members of the family! There will be packets filled with goodies for children! Plus, you can also check out a fishing pole from our thing library!…

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May 11: Benefit for Sandy Sawyer

May 11 | 5 – 9 PM | Kress Pavilion Great Hall Join the friends and family of Sandy Sawyer as they host an Ovarian Cancer Benefit! There will be food, live music by Cathy Grier, Michael Bleck, Jeff Janikowski, and Jeanne Kuhns and Stories from John McGivern, Raffle Prizes, and more! $25 entry! This…

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No Mow May Events!

Join us for our second annual No Mow May! Together with Lawrence University and 25 cities across Wisconsin, the Village of Egg Harbor Green Tier Taskforce invites you to park your mower and feed the first pollinators of the season. The initiative, kicked off by Lawrence in 2019 has been scientifically proven to grow the…

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May 4: Wisconsin’s Busy Bees

“Wisconsin’s Busy Bees” as part of No Mow May Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm Honey bees and bumble bees are common and recognizable, but Wisconsin is home to a diverse array of nearly 500 bee species. This presentation will take a close look at the daily lives of Wisconsin’s many busy bees and the…

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May 17: Garlic Mustard Pull Day

Tuesday, May 17th at 9 AM Mathys Residence: 7695 Evergreen Rd, Egg Harbor Garlic Mustard is one of those noxious weeds the Village is focusing on irradicating. This is a species that blooms in spring and drops around 1,000 seeds per plant in early June. The program will include a presentation by Sam Koyen from…

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May 12: The Buzz about Bees

Thursday, May 12 1 PM Learn about bees, the workings of a beehive and the importance of pollination. The program will include a documentary, a meet and greet with a bee keeper, products of the hive and honey tastings. Part of the Village of Egg harbor second annual No Mow May! Hosted by the Egg…

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April 21-24: Every Day is Earth Day Festival

This weekend! Join us for Every Day is Earth Day, four days of Earth Care events. Thursday at Crossroads at Big Creek a screening of “Kiss the Ground” – 6:30 pm. Free Friday at Northern Sky Theater Gould Theater: An Earth Day Show Featuring Music, Poetry, and Prose. – 7 pm. $10 suggested donation. Saturday…

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Feb. 14- Apr. 14: Free Tax Preparation from AARP

Free Tax Preparation from AARP Tax-Aide AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low-to-moderate income. Tax-Aide volunteers are trained and IRS-certified every year to make sure they know about and understand the latest changes and additions to the tax code.…

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Apr 22: Bottle Drinking Glasses

Bottle Drinking Glasses in the Maker Space. Celebrate Earth Day by creating your own drinking glass out of recycled bottles. Bring in your own (empty and cleaned) bottle or use some of ours to create a functional drinking glass. You will learn to cut and grind glass.  Call Jeanine 920-412-4228 to reserve your spot.          …

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Apr. 25: 100+ Women Who Care Meeting

Next Meeting April 25th, 2022 Donald & Carolyn Kress Pavilion + Livestream Registration/Social – 5:30-6:30pm Formal Meeting – 6:30-7:30pm Donation Link Meetings Future Meetings: July 18th, 2022 October 24th 2022 For more information visit https://100wwcdoorcounty.org.    

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Weekly on Tues, Wed, and Sat – Junction Center Yoga

Weekly in the Great Hall or on the Kress porch, weather permitting. TUESDAYS: Restorative Yoga at 10am WEDNESDAYS: Introductory Level 1 Yoga at 9am SATURDAYS: Advanced Level 2 Yoga at 9am ________________________________________________________________ This is a co-ed yoga class hosted by Kathy Navis of Junction Center Yoga where all level of students are welcome!  There is…

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March 20:Griffon String Quartet Spring Concert

Midsummers Music is hosting the Griffon String Quartet Spring Concert at the Kress Pavilion on March 20th at 3 PM. Concert Lineup:   Mozart • String Quartet No.19 in C Major, K. 464 Adagio-Allegro Andante Cantabile Menuetto. Allegro Allegro Molto Hindemith • String Quartet No.1 in C Major, Op. 2 Very lively Slowly Joke Quite…

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Feb. 8: Pub Trivia Series – $20/team

Pub Trivia Series – Doors Open at 6:30pm | $20/Team | Register Your Team at doorcountytrivia@gmail.com Gather a team of 1-6 people at the Kress Pavilion for a night of trivia. Doors open at 6:30pm with trivia starting promptly at 7pm. Register your team by emailing doorcountytrivia@gmail.com. $20/team, goes to the Friends of the Kress.…

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Hygge: Get Cozy the Danish Way!

Hygge: Get Cozy the Danish Way!  All month long in January Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is Danish for cozy, warm or homey. It is also a national pastime in Denmark, one that is expressed in homespun pleasures involving candlelight, knitted socks, coffee, cookies, family, and friends. It’s a good way to cope with long, dark winters…

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Jan. 25: Scrabble Competition

Scrabble Competition January 25th from 5-7:30pm Fun and Friendly Competition open to ages 12 and up. Registration required at https://forms.gle/GqAFwUE9Zii3MtKF6 or call Jeanine, 920.868.2664 Each player will play two games. Each game lasting 54 minutes.  Start time for game one is 5:00 pm sharp.  There will be a complimentary pizza dinner at 6:00.  Game two…

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Weekly on Wednesdays at 1pm: Acoustic Jam!

1-3pm in the Great HallWeekly on Wednesdays starting on September 15th, 2021.  Open to all musicians and musical instruments, this is an acoustic jam open to all levels of ability. This jam will foster community wherein new musicians can learn from the talented players and gain confidence. The advanced players can demonstrate their learned talents…

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Apply to Join Our Marketing and Events Team!

Join our Events & Marketing Team! The Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion is a library community center located in the Village of Egg Harbor, WI. Opened in 2018, Kress Pavilion offers events space for 10 to 150 guests. The facility hosts corporate team building events, nonprofit fundraisers, hands on workshops and programs in conjunction with…

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Nov. 5: Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, November 5th from 9am-2pm in the Great Hall Did you know one blood donation can save up to 3 lives? The American Red Cross needs your help! In honor of the new series, I Know What You Did Last Summer, come to give blood, platelets or plasma between Nov. 1-12 to automatically be entered…

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Art Classes for Beginners

Forget long waits with Holiday shopping — make your very own gift right here at the Kress! Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us for a series of art classes for adults who “Can’t Draw.” Taught by Liz Heller, a UW-Whitewater graduate with a degree in art education and recipient of the Outstanding…

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Nov. 17: Talking Turkeys! (and all the fixings)

11/17/21 at 1pm Virtual: Talking Turkeys and all the Fixings. Back for a second year! Meet Kathy Navis owner of Greens and Grains as she discusses preparing for an organic Thanksgiving. In this popular event, she will be talking free range turkeys, seasonal produce and other clean ingredients. Zoom details can be found on DoorCountyLibrary.org.…

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Fitness Classes at the Kress Pavilion

MONDAYS @ 9AM – Intermediate Yoga $15 walk-in | $12 for students | $60 for 5 class pass | $100 for 10 class pass.  Visit kresspavilion.org/yoga for details and to sign-up.   TUESDAYS @ 10AM – Restorative Yoga Donations only paid to Junction Center Yoga, visit kresspavilion.org/junction-center-yoga for details.  No sign up necessary.   WEDNESDAYS…

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Let’s Explore Dance – Intergenerational Dance Class

Let’s Explore Dance an Intergenerational Dance Class in the Great Hall Five week session on Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Join us for Let’s Explore Dance, an intergenerational dance class. Child and parent or grandparent will explore stories through dance and incorporate ballet, modern Contemporary, and jazz. The class will provide lots of…

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July 22: The Stapletons – Concert on the Lawn

Join us for a free concert on the lawn with harp and guitar duo, The Stapletons! The Stapletons are a musical harp and guitar duo whose performances include storytelling and song. This summer, they are debuting a Great Lakes themed performance called The Inner Seas which encompasses the history, geography, and ecology of the Great…

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Thursday, June 17: Richard Edelman Art Exhibit Reception

The public is invited to the opening reception of “Expressions in Metal: Sculptures by Richard Edelman” on June 17th from 4-7 pm with Artist Richard Edelman speaking about his work, philosophy, and process at 5:30 p.m. (Free) For those who wish to attend virtually, tune into Facebook.com/PAI.of.EH.WI. Richard Edelman is a Milwaukee artist who has sculptures…

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June 25: Art Speaks Writing Workshop

06/25/2021 at 11am. Art/Speaks is a free writing lab open to the public.  It is an ekphratic form of writing, that is writing in response to a piece of art. The writing can be a literary description or a commentary. It will be in reflection on the Kress’s current exhibit, “Expressions in Metal” The lab…

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June 16: Electric Cars-101

It’s electric!  Did you know that Egg Harbor Library has two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations? EV’s and hybrids have become very popular in the past year. We’ll go over the basic types, how to purchase one and the future of electric vehicles. We’ll be joined by Egg Harbor resident, William Freyman who will share…

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Every Day is Earth Day Festival 2022

Every Day is Earth Day Festival is back in person this year! The festival kicks off on Thursday night at Crossroads with a screening of “Kiss the Ground.” Then on Friday night at Northern Sky’s Gould Theater, there will be an Earth Day Show featuring live music, prose and poetry. On Saturday we will host…

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Birdscaping Your Backyard

Karen Newbern, Master Gardener and Nursery Manager of Door Landscape & Nursery, will present ways to attract a variety of birds to your yard.  Learn how you can use “birdscaping” to make your yard a desirable haven for our feathered friends. Watch on Zoom or Facebook Live!  Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664 Click here to watch the…

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Kress Pavilion Referendum – FAQs

In 2018, with the help of Village donated tax payer funds and over 5 million dollars in private donations, the Kress Pavilion opened its doors. The building is home to the Village’s Community Center,  Egg Harbor library and Egg Harbor Historical Society. Since it opened, the Kress Pavilion has welcomed over 126,000 patrons, hosted more…

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Kress Pavilion Referendum – FAQs

In 2018, with the help of Village donated tax payer funds and over 5 million dollars in private donations, the Kress Pavilion opened its doors. The building is home to the Village’s Community Center,  Egg Harbor library and Egg Harbor Historical Society. Since it opened, the Kress Pavilion has welcomed over 126,000 patrons, hosted more…

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March 24: Invasive Species in Door County – Winter Program

Join us for a virtual event all about invasive species education! This four-part series will take place seasonally, with our first event focusing around winter identification, treatment, and removal of invasive species. Door County Conservationist and DCIST Coordinator, Samantha Koyen, and Egg Harbor Sustainability Coordinator, Lydia Semo, will be leading this presentation. Watch on Zoom…

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Feb. 3: Card Making Workshop

Why buy Valentine’s Day cards when you can make them for free at the library? This program will demonstrate all the card making techniques that you can do in the Egg Harbor Maker Space.   Join Zoom Meeting Online: https://villageofeggharbor.zoom.us/j/95571218703   Join via Facebook Live http://facebook.com/kresspavilion   02/03/2021 at 2pm

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Feb. 17: Winter Tour of the Garden Door

Master Gardener, Sue Kunz, will lead you on a winter tour of the magical Garden Door. The Garden Door has been around for 15 years. A UW-Extension facility, it’s located at the University of Wisconsin Peninsular Agricultural Research Station. The garden is designed and maintained by members of the Door County Master Gardeners Association.  …

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Feb. 24: Adult Spelling Bee on Zoom

Think you have what it takes to be the best speller in Door County? Come to our virtual Spelling Bee and find out. Friends, family members, and those that just want to see how they measure up are encouraged to attend and cheer for their favorite contestant. There will be prizes for all who enter.…

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ARCHIVE: Between the Pages Book Club

Between the Pages Book Club.  All details and upcoming books to be discussed can be viewed at kresspavilion.org/book-club Join Jeanine in an online book discussion. Download for audio or eBook via Hoopla for free. Participants and listeners are welcome.   Past Books: 2021 The Glass Hotel or Station Eleven (Big Read) by Emily St. John The Vanishing…

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Beginning Art Classes for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Pavilion, join us for a series of art classes for adults who “Can’t Draw.” Taught by Liz Heller, a UW-Whitewater graduate with a degree in art education and recipient of the Outstanding Alumni award. Her art can be seen at the downtown Egg Harbor Plum Bottom Gallery. Landscape Painting…

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Jan. 27: Sewing in the Maker Space with Creativebug

Start your first sewing project using Creative Bug. With a library card and email address, you can start taking sewing classes! Learn how to sign-up to use the sewing machines in the makerspace. This zoom program will get you started on your sewing journey. Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details and watch on Facebook…

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Dec. 2: Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade Holiday Gifts. Join us on Zoom as we discover holiday gifts you can make. The Makerspace’s new metal stamping kit will be highlighted. Makerspace appointments will be available in December. Call Egg Harbor Library to make an appointment. Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details and watch on Facebook live.   12/02/2020 at 2pm…

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Dec. 16: Discover Creativebug

Discover Creativebug With a library card and email address, you can start taking crafting classes, free anytime, anywhere! Whether you’re a first-time or lifelong crafter, Creativebug has something for you! This zoom program will get you started on your crafting journey. A tour and tips will be featured. Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details…

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Video: Fall Time is Dye Time!

Learn how to collect and use common natural products (plants, flowers, bark) to make your own fabric dye. Create a unique, natural pattern and learn how you can get material to create one for yourself. Click below to view the live program video! Video: Natural Dye Program

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Public Art at the Kress: Women Who Run with Scissors

Visit the artist group’s website Showcases: Old Maid Revisited and Exotic Pollinators “Unlike past Old Maid decks, which included very simple themes like Tired Tom or Silly Sara, the goal was to tap into actual occupations, even if they were unusual, uncommon, or illegal.” “A wild and wooly challenge to depict any method of pollination, from boy scout…

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Sept 24: Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, September 24th, 2020 9am-2pm Did you know one blood donation can save up to 3 lives? The American Red Cross needs your help! They are taking special precautions to ensure the health and safety of donors and staff. Extra sanitation and social distancing are being practiced at their blood drives with advance testing. Advance…

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Banned Books Week!

Together with the American Library Association, the Door County Library promotes the freedom to read with Banned Books Week.  Banned and challenged books will be on display. Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2019 11 Challenged and Banned Books _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Join the Banned Books Week Coalition at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 22, for…

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Sept 10: Currently Trending Hobbies – eBikes!

Electric bikes are a new and promising alternative form of biking.  Meet Stretch from Nor Door Sports and Cyclery as he gives us an overview of eBikes and tells us about the options that are out there.  Visit our DoorCountyLibrary.org calendar for Zoom details and watch on Facebook live.   9/10/2020 at 2pm via Facebook…

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Yoga on Mondays & Thursdays at 9:00am

COST: Walk-ins are always welcome – $15 for a one class drop-in | $12 for students Class Passes Available – 5 classes for $60 | 10 classes for $100   Important COVID-19 procedures for both Monday & Thursday classes: Please bring your own mat & props Wear your mask if you are not vaccinated We…

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August 12th: Sustainability in Your Community

Join us in this virtual program to learn how we, as a community, have the choice to support sustainable measures. Members of the Green Tier Task Force will discuss the importance of sustainability in Egg Harbor, which can be expanded to other communities, as well.  The group will cover the positive environmental and economic impacts…

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New Class! Dance the Stories Intergenerational Dance Class

Four week Intergenerational Dance Class August 4, 11, 18, 25 Join us for Dance the Stories, an intergenerational dance class. Child and parent or grandparent will explore stories through dance and incorporate ballet, modern contemporary and jazz. The class will provide lots of opportunity for fun adult-child interaction, with a creative foundation. The class is…

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June 9: Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Foraging

Tuesday, June 9th at 2pm Shannon Pump, a seasoned naturalist and fungi educator based in Sister Bay, will walk through edible mushroom species starting with the well-known Spring Morels then on to Oysters, Lobsters, and Chicken of the woods. She will also be covering the summer species Chanterelles, Hericium, Black Trumpets, and her favorite fall…

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June 18: Glass Mosaics with Joseph Kaftan

Thursday, June 18th at 2pm Drawn to where water meets the sky, Wisconsin artist and long-time Door County resident, Joseph Kaftan will share images of his work and stories of his inspiration. Learn about his process to create these beautiful pieces of glass art work.  This was a Zoom & Facebook live event. Glass Mosaics with…

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New Videos Weekly: Yoga at Home with Liz

Yoga at Home with Liz Typically we have this class at the Kress on Monday Mornings. We are going to try to upload one per week for Liz’s students. About Liz: Liz Heller has been in the fitness industry for 40 years and loves teaching! She won Outstanding Fitness Director at the YMCA’s five state…

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May 13: Dog Training Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, May 13 at 2pm Need help with dog training? Consider getting help from the library’s digital resources. The zoom virtual presentation will start out with a short film and an overview of what Hoopla Digital has to offer in this area. We will conclude with a Pet Meet and Greet and questions. You can…

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May 18: At the Movies: Reviews, Critics, Shows

Monday, May 18 at 2pm Egg Harbor Library Presents at the Movies: Reviews, Critics, Shows. Jess, Kress Building Manager and Jeanine, Interim Branch Manager, will discuss their favorite movies and TV shows seen on Hoopla during the quarantine. Join in the virtual zoom discussion and leave with many recommendations. You can attend virtually on Zoom…

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May 21: Mushrooms 101 (Virtual Tour Farm Tour)

Thursday, May 21 at 2pm Join Wildwood Gourmet Mushrooms for a farm tour virtually on the Door County Library and Kress Pavilion’s Facebook pages to learn all about mushrooms. You can attend virtually on Zoom or watch on the Door County Library’s and Kress Pavilion’s Facebook Pages. Zoom Meeting Info: https://villageofeggharbor.zoom.us/j/94134565142 Meeting ID: 941 3456…

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Video- Virtual Backyard Birds 101

Wednesday, April 15th.  Join Jess from the Kress hosted a home “how-to” workshop all about raising feathered friends! Jess and her husband have 6 chickens and 10 ducks. She’ll teach you everything you need to know about getting started, and you’ll be feeling confident in raising your own birds. This will be a Zoom +…

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Video – Virtual Spring Herbs of Door County

On Thursday, April 16 – Jess was joined by Herbalist, David LaLuzerne for a presentation about the wealth of herbs available in your local environment. This video explored those herbs that first appear in spring. Learn how the plants that flourish in this climate can help you flourish as well. This will be a Zoom…

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Video: Virtual Shipwrecks

On Tuesday, April 28th we were joined by award-winning maritime artist and underwater photographer, Cal Kothrade for a trip underwater. Cal will share photos of some of his favorite Great Lakes Shipwrecks and share stories of his dives. This was a Zoom & Facebook live program hosted by Kress Pavilion, Door County Library and Wisconsin Marine…

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June 4-7: Door County Wellness Festival

Door County Wellness Festival Assembles Diverse Lineup of over 30 Presenters Advanced Tickets Now Available Scheduled for June 4-7, the Door County Wellness festival will present a diverse line up of presenters in inspiration, nourishment and movement. Practitioners from Door County and beyond will offer four days of workshops and talks. The full festival pass,…

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CANCELLED: March 24: Seed Sorting Soiree

We are officially welcoming back our Seed Library! Join us for a fun filled evening sorting seeds for our renewed Seed Library! We’ll be organizing seeds in preparation for the Door County Library and Master Gardener’s Seed Library kick-off event on March 24th. To sign up for this workshop, visit our online portal or contact…

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February 11: Scrapbooking 101

A workshop for people of all ages!  Join us in the Maker Space for a scrapbooking workshop with Pat Storm.  We will be using the Die Cutter to create fun shapes and decorations to really make your scrapbook stand out! Please, bring your own printed photos and/or any other desired materials you’d like to include.…

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February 29: Fashion Forward II

$25 per ticket.  Follow this link to purchase your tickets in advance online.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Join Fashion Forward Door County for a fashion show centered around female empowerment! Debuting the creative works of designers + stylists from Door County + beyond! Fashion Forward is proud to donate it’s proceeds…

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February 15: Folk Alliance Barn Dance

7pm.  Join us in the Great Hall for a fun evening – don’t forget your dancing shoes!  Door County Folk Alliance dances are community based, alcohol free, and family friendly. (We do ask that children attending are mature enough to listen and follow instructions, and remain in the custody of a parent/guardian). Come with or…

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February 14: Benefit Concert

$15 per ticket, can be purchased at door on the night of the concert. To reserve tickets, call 920-493-5979. Reservations are recommended. All ticket proceeds go to benefit the Community Gardens.   DCMC Presents: Celebrate Community Concert – featuring Corky Siegel- one of the world’s greatest blues harmonica players and Chicago Jazz Diva Lynne Jordan…

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January 16: Sewing Machine 101 – Heating Pad

10am.  The Harborette’s Home Community Education Club (HHCEC) will be joining us in the Maker Space for an adult Sewing Maching 101 class! We will be making rice, bean, and herb filled heating pads. These heating pads can simply be microwaved, and used on your body for aches and sore muscles.  To sign up, click…

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ONLINE: Every Day is Earth Day Festival

Thank you to all who attended the first ever, 2019 Every Day is Earth Day Festival! The planning committee is working hard to figure out how to develop an online version of Every Day is Earth Day Festival.  Stay tuned as we bring you more updates. April 22nd, 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth…

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December 5: Wrapping-101

12/05/19 at 2pm.  To register, click here. Would you like to dazzle your friends and family this holiday season? Come learn how to perfectly wrap your gifts in Wrapping 101! This workshop will cover basics of gift wrapping, ribbon & bow techniques, and measuring methods. Come early to make your own wrapping paper or bring…

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Desert Song Cycle Album Release + Fundraiser

“Desert Song Cycle Album Release Multimedia Concert” at the Kress Pavilion on Sunday, Nov. 17 Transport to the desert with a music inspired by the dessert accompanied by a slideshow of original works   (Egg Harbor) Join the Kress Pavilion and Violinist, Beth Chafey-Hon for an afternoon of live music inspired by the desert wilderness.…

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November 27: Maker Space Open House

11/27/2019 – 10am to 5pm.  We’re giving you the opportunity to discover the Maker Space and enjoy everything it has to offer!  A “maker space” is a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring, and sharing that uses high-tech to no-tech tools. Come visit ours! We’ll turn the stairs into a piano, give you the…

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November 22: Natural Dyes 101

11/22/19 at 1pm.  Join us in the maker space to create your own naturally dyed scarf with materials you can find right in your backyard! This craft is sure to be a statement piece to any cold weather outfit. You can take the techniques learned at this workshop and get creative with more fabric at…

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November 13: Cloud Storage-101

11/13/2019 at 1pm.  Are you struggling with storage space on your devices? Do you have years worth of electronic photos that you’d like to preserve? Join us with Quantum PC to learn how to gain storage and keep your memories on your device with the Cloud! Please bring along your tablets and other mobile devices.…

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November 9: Medicare Open Enrollment

11am to 12pm.  Learn all you need to know about Medicare with the professionals from Wisconsin Insurance Partners.  Enrollment is primarily for people 65 years and older, or for those with a disability.   Click here for more information about Medicare in Wisconsin, or email Elizabeth at ekostichka@gmail.com

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November 5: “Museum of Natural Inspiration” Exhibit Opening

4PM – 7PM.  The Egg Harbor Public Arts Initiative announces the opening of the Lawton Gallery’s exhibition, “Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection.” This exhibit is collaboration between the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery, the University’s Center for Biodiversity, and features artists who have created artwork inspired by the…

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November 5: Author Meet & Greet

“Blue light” is what is given off by technology screens such as TVs, phones, and computers. Bobby Hunt III, author of “The Blue Light Diet” will talk about how blue light can either help or hurt your health.  To learn more about the Blue Light Diet, visit the website.  More information on the book can…

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October 26: Halloween Safe Walk

10am to 1pm.  Trick-or-Treat for books!  Visit the Egg Harbor Library in a costume to receive a kids book in celebration of Halloween. Click here to see which other Egg Harbor businesses are participating in the Safe Walk. Library Contact: Jeanine, 920-868-2664

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October 22: Essential Oils 101

Join us at 4:00pm in the Maker Space. Have you been wanting to learn more about essential oils? Do you already have oils in your home but you’re not sure how to use them? Are you interested in natural alternatives that support the well-being of you and your family? Satisfy your curiosity & questions with…

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October 9: Crystal Healing – Repair Cafe

Join us at 4:00pm Repair your chakras with crystal healing. Do you love crystals and gemstones? Have you heard about crystal healing, but don’t know much about it? Join us for a class all about the world, your body, and crystal healing. You will learn how this ancient practice came to be, and discuss different…

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October Movies in the Great Hall

Join us every Tuesday at 4:30pm for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall. 4:30 p.m. Egg Harbor Library Tuesday Movie in the Great Hall Theater. Join us for a movie upstairs in the Great Hall. Free popcorn – bring your own beverage. October Movies October 1:( PG-13 | 2019 | Drama/Fantasy | 1:56 )…

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September 22-28: Banned Books Week

Together with the American Library Association, the Door County Library promotes the freedom to read with Banned Books Week.  Banned and challenged books will be on display.  “American Library Association Names Top 11 Challenged Books of 2018.”   Join us all month long in the Maker Space: use our green screen to make your own…

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September 16-20: Pirate Week

Ahoy! Join us in celebrating Pirate Week with a craft in the Maker Space.  Be sure to brush up on your pirate terms and phrases!   International Talk Like A Pirate Day is a parodic holiday created by John Baur and Mark Summers (a.k.a. Ol’ Chumbucket and Cap’n Slappy).  The idea came about when Summers…

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