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Ticket Sale Opens to General Public for Lighthouse Festival

March 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2018 TICKET SALE OPENS TO GENERAL PUBLIC FOR LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL Tickets for the 25th Annual Door County Lighthouse Festival go on sale to the general public Monday, April 2, following a two-week pre-sale for museum members. Many of the boat excursions are unique to the Lighthouse Festival weekend.  Following the … continue reading

Members-Only Ticket Sale Kicks Off Lighthouse Festival

March 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE March 6, 2018 MEMBERS-ONLY TICKET SALE KICKS OFF LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL Door County Maritime Museum members will get the first opportunity to order tickets for the 25th annual Door County Lighthouse Festival. The festival includes boat excursions and guided land-based tours to all of the 11 historic Door County lighthouses. This much-anticipated festival gives … continue reading

Door County Maritime Museum Offers Commemorative Bricks

February 26, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum Offers Commemorative Bricks The Door County Maritime Museum’s “Walk of Fame” is a unique way to capture your connection to maritime history, honor a loved one or celebrate a special occasion.  Commemorative bricks with your chosen message and design will be displayed on the walkway along the Sturgeon Bay canal. These … continue reading

Lee Radtke Maritime Art Exhibit Coming to Door County Maritime Museum

February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release Award-winning artist Lee Radtke will have an exhibit featuring his maritime-focused oil paintings at the Door County Maritime Museum from March 9 through May 31. Paintings featured will include the winter fleet at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, as well as tugboats in Sturgeon Bay. The exhibit will kick off with an artist’s reception … continue reading

Two New Ways to Support the Door County Maritime Museum

February 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2018 Two New Ways to Support the Door County Maritime Museum The Door County Maritime Museum has two new ways for you to lend your support. They are now affiliates with West Marine, as well as benefactors of Amazon Smile. Supporting the museum’s cause is as easy as shopping online. … continue reading

Door County Maritime Museum Offers Free Kids Days in February

January 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018   DOOR COUNTY MARITIME MUSEUM OFFERS FREE KIDS DAYS IN FEBRUARY  Every Sunday in February, the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay will be offering free admission to children 12 and under with an accompanying paid adult. The Door County Maritime Museum hopes to encourage more children to … continue reading