Museum shares holiday spirit with the Merry-Time Festival of Trees, November 14 – January 3.
We kept holiday traditions alive in 2020, and we thank you for bringing your family and friends to the 9th annual Merry-Time Festival of Trees from November 14 through January 3, at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay. The Festival turned the Museum into a winter wonderland with uniquely decorated trees, wreaths and decorative displays donated to DCMM by businesses and individuals in the community.
Visitors and supporters of the museum during the Festival purchased raffle tickets
for chances to win a display and take it home! One ticket is included with every adult Museum admission. Additional raffle tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25.
THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket during the 2020 Merry-
Time Festival of Trees (and wreaths, and decorative displays) Raffle! Your purchase helps fund DCMM programming and events.
Here are the 2020 Tree Raffle Winners:
|Tree/Wreath/Decoration Name||Tree/Wreath/Decoration Sponsor||Winner|
|Always Christmas||Wulf Bros and Hi-Tec Fabrication||Ann Steinberg|
|1930 Steel Bridge Christmas||Richter’s||Greg Anderson|
|Don’t Stop Believing||Newport Resort||Beth Sargent|
|“DECKED” out in plaid||On Deck Clothing Co/||Mariellen Haen|
|I’ll be HOME for Christmas||ERA Starr Realty||Mary Rosecky|
|Nordic Wreath||Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik||Pam Lusty|
|Irish Country Christmas||O’Meara’s Irish House||Michael Browne|
|Enchanted Christmas||Enchanted Photography||Rita Hunt|
|We wish you a “Glittered Christmas||The Action Realty||Brooke Lyons|
|Let it Snow!||Sturgeon Bay Utilities||Abigail Clausing|
|PortSide’s ‘Back to Basics’ Reminder||PortSide Builders||Jane Metko|
|Curdie’s Advent Calendar||Culver’s & Amoco Door Stop||Lynn Zawojski|
|Roen Fishin’||Roen Salvage||Shirley Romsos|
|Home is where your heart is||Door County Habitat for Humanity||Gail Heneghan|
|Black & White Christmas||Maas’ Floral & Nursery||Steph McElmeel|
|Lighthouse Holiday||Lighthouse Festival Tour Operators||Bill Maxwell|
|There is gnome place like home||Sunnypoint Landscaping||Michelle Holdridge|
|Door Dining Dream||Door Guide Publishing||Kelly Fossum|
|Christmas Cheers||Kitty O’Reilly’s Irish Pub||Angie Randall|
|Wine-y Holiday||Door Peninsula, Harbor Ridge, Island Orchard Cider, Lautenbach’s Orchard Country, Red Oak, Simon Creek, and vonStiehl wineries||Tim Healey|
|Golden Years||Pipka’s||Lynn Zawojski|
|Weihnachtsgirlande||McKeefry & Yeoman’s||Jeanne Mueller|
|Spirits of DC||Within Things Curiosity Shop, Door Peninsula and Lautenbach’s Orchard Country wineries||Ken Seider|
|A Handyperson’s Christmas||Door County Ace Hardware||Bill Jorgenson|
|Coffee Mates||Cornucopia and Kick Coffee||Carrie DeClark|
|American Wreath||AmericInn by Wyndham||Scott Hilbelink|
|Cheers! Door County||Flanigan Distributing||Mara McKay|
|Christmas Bliss||Bliss||Kay Klecker|
|Trillium Organic Wreath||Trillium Organics||Cassie Cibik|
12 Days of Merry-Times (online) Auction
Thank you to everyone who bid on maritime experience packages during DCMM’s 12 Days of Merry-Times online auction! Your bid helps support DCMM programming and operations!
We look forward to hosting this auction in person in 2021 on December 14!
Below are the winners of the 12 packages that were Auctioned:
|Package Name||Packages Included:||Winner|
|Gantry Crane Ride||Experience one of the best views and coolest rides in Door County from the Gantry crane at the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding yard in Sturgeon Bay.
Package Includes: Guided tour of the Gantry crane at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding for 2 people.
|Spring Sunset in the Tower||Enjoy a Spring sunset view unlike any other in Door County from the top of the new Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower.
Package Included: 2 hour exclusive use of the J. Baumgartner Observation Deck and indoor observation floor, for up to 20 people, at a mutually agreed upon date and time in either May, June or July 2021.
|Evening at the Museum||Enjoy a private party and curator-led tour of the DCMM Galleries & Archives at a mutually agreed upon date (Group of 10). Package Included: Up to 4 hours in the Museum: 2 hours with the Curator, and up to 2 hours for your own party in either the Captain’s Quarters or Bridge Room.
Box of assorted candies from Uncle Tom’s Candy Store;
Bottle of wine from Door Peninsula winery
|Summer Party on the Tugboat John Purves||Enjoy a summer evening and invite your friends to party on the decks of the Tugboat John Purves.
Package Included: 2 hour party for up to 10 guests, hosted on a mutually agreed upon date between May 1-October 1, 2021.
Gift basket from Door County Mustard; Bottle of vinegar from Island Orchard Cider’s Pomme line of products; Candle making and gift experience at Door County Candle Co.
|Spring Sunset at Cana Island Lighthouse||Enjoy a Spring sunset view unlike any other in Door County from the top of the Cana Island Lighthouse Tower.
Package Included: 2 hour exclusive access to the Cana Island Lighthouse and tower, for up to 8 people, at a mutually agreed upon date and time in either May, June or July 2021.
2 nights lodging in a courtyard view 1 bedroom suite at the Baileys Harbor Yacht Club Resort
|Autumn Sunset in the Tower||Enjoy an Autumn sunset view unlike any other in Door County from the top of the new Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower.
Package Included: 2 hour exclusive use of the J. Baumgartner Observation Deck and indoor observation floor, for up to 20 people, at a mutually agreed upon date and time in either August, or September or October 2021
|Nights Out in the Door||Take your special someone out for evenings of theatrical and musical entertainment at Door County’s finest venues and organizations.
2 tickets to the 2021 season of Northern Sky Theater
2 tickets to the 2021 season Peninsula Music Festival
2 tickets to the 2021 season Midsummer’s Music Festival
2 tickets to the 2021 season Peninsula Players Theater 2 tickets to the 2021 Glen Miller Orchestra performance
Lighthouse scene, handpainted on a shirt by Door County artist Jerry Richter; “Christmas Among the Birches” framed print by Audrey M. Off
|Autumn Sunset at Cana Island Lighthouse||Enjoy a later Summer or Fall sunset view unlike any other in Door County from the top of the Cana Island Lighthouse Tower.
Package Included: 2 hour exclusive access to the Cana Island Lighthouse and tower, for up to 8 people, at a mutually agreed upon date and time in either August, September or October 2021
|Museum + Family = Fun!||Package Included:
1 year “Crew” pass to the Door County Maritime Museum (includes 2 adults and dependent children in same household)
Free Bowling for 1 year and gift certificates for food from Apple Valley Lanes
6 free admissions – or 18 games of open bowling – at The Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley & Family Fun Center
2 tickets to the 2021 Merry-Time Jingle Gala (scheduled for December 14, 2021)
1 night stay in a 2 bedroom suite at Newport Resort in Egg Harbor