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Make a Difference at the Door County Maritime Museum – Volunteer Today!

April 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 Make a Difference at the Door County Maritime Museum – Volunteer Today! STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN – The Door County Maritime Museum is recruiting energetic volunteers who are excited to learn about maritime history and share it with museum visitors. Do you enjoy talking to individuals and groups of up … continue reading

Shipyard Tours Return to Sturgeon Bay on May 5th

April 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018 Shipyard Tours Return to Sturgeon Bay on May 5th STURGEON BAY, WI – On May 5th, 2018, the Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay presents the 25th Annual Sturgeon Bay Shipyard Tours. For one day each year, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Centerpoint Yacht Services open their doors to the public … continue reading

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