Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016: Egg Harbor AleFest


Head for Harbor View Park this Saturday from 1-5pm for the annual Egg Harbor AleFest with live music from 12-5pm by WiFEE and the HUZz BAND!! Complimentary Trolley transportation will be available throughout the day from various hotels and resorts, and restaurants to and from the festival grounds. This is a 21+ event, though reduced admission is still available for Designated Drivers ($15 at the door), and VIP ticket holders get early admission at noon ($89 at the door, $82 online). General admission ($42 at the door, $40 online) includes entrance to the festival grounds, unlimited sampling of over 100 craft beers, your own commemorative pint glass, live music, and access to the food vendors.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 Winemaker Dinner at Root Bistro

dpw-sept-winemakers-dinner-2016Get your tickets now for the Winemaker Dinner at Root Bistro in Sturgeon Bay. This 5 course gourmet dinner will feature a menu by Executive Chef Howard Snitzer of Root Bistro and wine pairings with your host, Door Peninsula Winery’s Winemaker Paul Santoriello. Doors open at 5:30pm with dinner being served at 6:30pm. Just check out this Dinner Menu: Mushrooms En Croute, Pastrami Salmon Hash and Quail Egg Benedict, Grilled Pineapple, Blood Orange Supremes, and Jicama Salad with Rice Vinegar and Cilantro Dressing, Beef Negimaki, and Dark Chocolate Mousse, Zabayon, and Berries for dessert. Get your tickets NOW! No tickets will be sold at the door. $70/person. DPW Newsletter subscribers can buy two or more tickets online to get $10 off! Enter code WM2016 at checkout. Click HERE and scroll to the bottom right of the page to sign up for their Newsletter and/or to buy tickets! Tickets by phone: 1-800-551-5049.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016: Sturgeon Bay Harvest Festival & Street Art Auction

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Saturday is also the 16th annual Sturgeon Bay Harvest Festival & Street Art Auction starting at 9am and hosted by the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center. Closing to traffic, Third Avenue will become a market place with local vendors and shops showing and selling a variety of items both in their stores and out on the street. Bring the family or come with friends and enjoy live music, food and drink, kid’s activities, the Old Bolts Classic Car Show, and the “Benches by the Bay Street Art Auction” at Martin Park at 5:30pm, with 18 two-seater style Adirondack style and 8 free form benches up for grabs. Absentee bids are available for those unable to attend the auction. For more information visit the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center at 36 S. Third Avenue, or call the SBVC at 800.301.6695 or 920.743.6246.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016: Peninsula Century Ride: Fall Challenge


It’s not too late to Register for this weekend’s Peninsula Century Ride: Fall Challenge, you have until the day of, but you’ll save $5 when you register before the 15th! Sign up to ride 25, 50, 62, or 100 mile route through picturesque Door County, starting at the Sister Bay Waterfront and including local fare, music and beer!

Last Minute Lodging in Door County, WI: Sept. 16-18, 2016

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Coachlite Inn in Sister Bay has rooms available for 2 night stays this weekend, and a few rooms available for single night stays on Friday, Sept. 16. Set in the quiet of the pines, the Coachlite Inn offers the illusion of seclusion, while still being just half a mile from the heart of Sister Bay. Enjoy complimentary Door County Coffee and Tea in the lobby and the Deluxe Continental Breakfast, and soak in the whirlpool, sit by the Koi filled garden pond, use the ring of fire, or cook on the BBQ grill. All rooms come with cable TV, Wi-Fi, coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge, as well as access to our outdoor whirlpool/hot tub. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-5503

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Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort in Sturgeon Bay is located on scenic Bay Shore Drive just 3 miles from shops, restaurants, scenic parks and a variety of attractions. We have several opening for next weekend – both one and 2 bedroom suites rates start at $229 per night with a two night minimum. Westwood Shores offers one and two bedroom suites featuring whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchens and a breathtaking view of the bay from every suite. On-site amenities include indoor/outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool, sauna, fitness center. Free paddle boats and row boats. Free property wide WiFi too! (920) 746-4057 or (800) 440-4057

ridges_inn2_06232012The Ridges Inn & Suites in Baileys Harbor has several rooms open with a two night minimum and one Friday one-night stay available for the Sept. 16-18 weekend. Our guest rooms offer you the best of Door County on the quiet side where you can enjoy the surrounding nature of the Ridges Sanctuary and the quaint small town atmosphere of Baileys Harbor. Rooms and suites include Satellite TV, A/C, a private balcony, free Wi-Fi, and some have double whirlpools & fireplaces, private gardens and more. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 839-2127

Egg Harbor lodge from FBEgg Harbor Lodge sits atop the bluff overlooking the waters of Green Bay in Egg Harbor. Splash and swim in their outdoor pool or invigorate in the indoor whirlpool. Egg Harbor Lodge has 2 of our balcony 2 queen room available this weekend. One for Friday and Saturday night for $178/night and one for just Saturday night, also $178. Balcony Two Queen: These rooms have two queen sized beds and a private balcony overlooking the water. They are 300 sq. ft. Each room has a beautiful view of the water. They are located on the parking level, but do have the walkout balcony. Our rooms are superbly maintained and feature the artwork of Door County artists, king size beds, (a few have two queen size beds), microwaves, refrigerators and first-rate furnishings. Some rooms have double whirlpool baths. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3115 or

BayShore_308_5_FSBay Shore Inn in Sturgeon Bay is located along Bay Shore Drive just minutes from all the fun shopping and delectable dining in town, and offers On-Site Massage Packages as well as Dining Packages, please inquire when making your reservation. We have 3 supreme suites open for 9/16 and 9/17 this weekend. Bay Shore Inn has suites with private decks to watch the sunset over Potawatomi State Park. Featuring updated kitchens with granite counters, WIFI, indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, game room, sand beach to lounge, campfire area, bikes, paddle boats, kayaks, tennis, basketball courts and more! Please call for more information or visit online! (800) 556-4551

gliddensuites_cathedralGlidden Lodge Beach Resort is located on the shores of Lake Michigan north of Sturgeon Bay and south of Jacksonport near Whitefish Dunes State Park where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. We have 4 two bedroom units and 2 three bedroom units available for the dates of Sept 16-18, 2016. All of our units have a king bed in the master bedroom, full kitchen, whirlpool in the master bath, gas fireplace in the living room, and private deck overlooking Lake Michigan. We have an indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna, and are non-smoking and pet free. Two night minimum stay. Enjoy dinner with a view at the adjacent Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant to wrap up your day. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-3900 or (888) 281-1127

Parkwood LodgeParkwood Lodge in Fish Creek has a few rooms open just for Friday night, and some available through the weekend. Room types are varied as well, 1 bed suites with a fireplace, newly remodeled Deluxe Lodge rooms, and some kitchenettes as well! All our rooms and suites are equipped with private bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, microwave, phone, and cable television. The resort has a large indoor pool, whirlpool, game room, playground and grilling areas. We have 10 acres of beautiful park-like grounds with picnic areas and outdoor grills. We are located near Peninsula State Park, with park access for hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. Take a leisure walk on our wooded trails leaving right from our property! In the evening, relax and enjoy making s’mores around our bonfire area. A great vacation location located on the north end of Fish Creek near shops, restaurants and several venues for performing arts, and right across from Peninsula State Park. We are a family owned resort and our atmosphere is casual, relaxed, and friendly. (920) 868-2046 or (80­­0) 433-7592

Settlement Courtyard Inn Lavender Spa couplesroomThe Settlement Courtyard Inn & Lavender Spa, voted #1 Boutique Spa in Wisconsin by Milwaukee Magazine, is located just outside bustling Fish Creek, this is a great spot to begin any adventure, and a great place to relax. We have available one of our two bedroom suites, our three-bedroom suite, and the Coach House and Garden House. These are all available with a three-night minimum stay except the two-­­­bedroom suite which has a two-night minimum. Each of our rooms have a kitchenette and fireplace. We have a continental plus breakfast every morning from 7-10am. We sit on 200 acres, so we have hiking and biking trails available for your use and leisure. We have an outdoor heated pool (seasonal), grills, and picnic tables available for your usage. We also have a little pub bar in the lobby where you can purchase bottles of beer or soft drinks. Our best amenity is our Lavender Spa, where you can indulge and pamper yourself by getting either a 30 minute, hour long, hour and a half, or two hour long massage! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 868-3524 or (877) 398-9308

Eagle Harbor Inn BB 5 Croquet 2014 springEagle Harbor Inn is located across from the Bay, on the main street in Ephraim, this delightful Bed & Breakfast Inn offers elegant Whirlpool Suites with kitchenettes and B&B rooms, providing a perfect balance of quaint charm with many resort amenities. This weekend we have a One-bedroom whirlpool suite at $219.00, and a Two bedroom whirlpool suite at $279.00 available. Our Whirlpool Suites are perfect accommodations for couples and families, located in architecturally distinct houses, each containing several units. Each suite features a 6’ whirlpool in the master bedroom with rheostatic lighting, custom soaps & loofah, two-way fireplace and a cherry wood Eastlake queen bed with down comforter & pillow selection. Also included is a private deck, a fully equipped apartment size kitchen with coffee maker, range, toaster, and microwave. There are also TV/DVD, CD/iPod stereo, living/dining room, hair dryer & iron. Breakfast is not included for guests that stay in the suites but we do offer a lovely homemade Breakfast Basket (continental for two) which will be delivered to your door to start your day. Guests are welcome to enjoy the Commons complete with fitness room, sauna and indoor current pool, and a playground is available for the little ones. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2121 or (800) 324-5427

Shoreline Resort condo-mainThe Shoreline Resort is located on the top of the Door Peninsula in Gills Rock and offers stunning views of the Green Bay Waters and that sense of seclusion that helps you escape everyday life. Motel Rooms are available for this weekend, and Luxury Condominiums are available with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, a master suite, gas fireplace, full kitchens, granite counter tops, stainless appliances and a patio/deck overlooking the waterfront. Onsite Marina and water view rooms invite you to stretch out on their sun deck and relax. Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 854-2900

AppleCreek Resort

AppleCreek Resort is located at the top of the hill in Fish Creek and has various rooms to choose from. We are located across from unique shops, & dining; by gorgeous Peninsula State Park; and few minutes to wineries, theaters, galleries and Peninsula Art School. Suites have a private whirlpool and fireplace! Our availability for September 16th, 2016 with departure on September 18th, 2016 for 2 adults is:

  • Honeymoon Suite 2 night package: $348.00. A king sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, private patio/balcony facing the court yard, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV.
  • King Suite 2 night package: $328.00. Has a king sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, patio/balcony, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV. Can also have a queen size Murphy bed, and sofa sleeper made up for an additional $5 per night.
  • Queen Suite 2 night package: $318.00. A queen sized bed. Whirlpool, fireplace, patio (1st floor only), microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, wet bar sink, flat screen TV. Can also have a queen size Murphy bed and sofa sleeper made up for an additional $5 per night.
  • Double Queen Patio/Balcony Room 2 night package: $318.00. Two queen beds in the same room with a private patio or balcony, microwave, small refrigerator, complimentary coffee. Some rooms also have a sofa sleeper that can be made up for an additional $5 per night.
  • Single Queen Upstairs Room 2 night package: $278.00. One queen bed, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee, joining rooms available upon request.  Some units also have a sofa sleeper that can be made up for an additional $5 per night. 2nd floor only.
  • Single Queen Downstairs Room 2 night package: $258.00. One queen bed, microwave, mini-fridge, complimentary coffee. Some units also have a sofa sleeper that can be made up for an additional $5 per night. 1st floor only.
  • Standard Queen Economy Room very small 12X 12, 1st floor only 2 night package: $208.00. Small room with one queen bed, and a mini-fridge. Some rooms can be joining.

All of our packages include: 10% discount at the Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours; 10% discount at The English Inn Restaurant, the Old Post Office Restaurant, and Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery and Market; 5% discount at Renards Cheese; 10% discount at Paul David Jewelry & Gifts and at O’Meara’s Irish Shop; and a $5.00 gift card for Fish Creek Oilerie & Spice. (All coupons only valid according to each establishment’s hours of operation during your stay.) We also feature a wonderful Indoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck. (920) 868-3525 or (800) 569-0059

Nordic Lodge poolNordic Lodge in Sister Bay is located in a quiet wooded setting at the south end of Sister Bay offering the “ambiance of peaceful, isolated luxury,” and is just a brief walk from Pebble Beach and a short jaunt from Bay Ridge Golf Course. Fri. 9/16 we have 1 queen room for 1 night at a rate of $116 plus tax. (Full on Saturday.) Sun. 9/18 we have multiple rooms available and the rate will be $94 plus tax. Ask about Romantic Getaway, Dinner and a Play, and Family Fun Packages, and visit online for more information. (920) 854-5432

Stone Harbor Resort front w horseStone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay offers rooms and suites with whirlpools, fireplaces, balconies, separate bedrooms, and/or full kitchens, as well as resort amenities including a 21 slip marina, indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi and sauna, a hot tub, free WiFi, business center, on-site dining, and live entertainment nearly every weekend! Please call for more information or visit online! (920) 746-0700

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