Sturgeon Bay, Wis. (December 2, 2021) – Enjoy the winter wonderland of decorated trees, wreaths and decorative displays now through Sunday, January 2, 2022, during the 10th annual DCMM Merry-Time Festival of Trees!
Extraordinary care was taken to decorate and adorn the trees and wreaths with ornaments, gifts and special surprises, all donated by local businesses, organizations and community members. Best of all, each decoration will go home with a lucky winner during our Merry-Time Festival of Trees Raffle! The drawing will be held during the Jingle Mixer Gala on Tuesday, December 14 (see below for Gala ticket info).
The Festival welcomes visitors daily at the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay (120 North Madison Avenue), 10am-5pm. Each paid admission to the museum receives one free raffle ticketfor a chance to win the beautifully decorated and festive trees, wreaths and displays; additional tickets are sold at the Admissions Desk.
All children 17 and younger accompanied by an adult receive FREE admission to the museum on all Sundays throughout the Festival: December 5, 12, 19, 26, & January 2.
Jingle Mixer Gala
Put on your best holiday fashion and join us to experience the Museum after dark, during the annual Jingle Mixer Gala, Tuesday, December 14, 6pm.
Guests will be entertained by live music and auctions, and enjoy catered hors d’oeuvres by About Thyme, and an open wine & beer bar.
Tickets for the Jingle Mixer Gala are limited and on sale NOW! Tickets are $45 in advance; $50 at the door. 25 VIP tickets are also available, for $100 each. VIP tickets include entry to the Gala, and a private tour of the
Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower before the party!
(Please note: the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower will NOT be open
for tours during the Jingle Mixer Gala.)
Museum guests may preview and bid on exclusive Museum experience auction packages online in advance.
Maritime Speaker Series: Nicolet, Marquette and the Puans
The DCMM Maritime Speaker Series is proud to welcome Dr. Patrick J. Jung, professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, for an in-person presentation this Thursday, December 2 at 7pm. The Maritime Speaker Series is graciously sponsored by the Door County Medical Center.
Dr. Jung will discuss his historical and archaeological research into the early French period in the western Great Lakes, which has revolutionized our understanding of both the French explorers and missionaries who penetrated the region and the Native people who resided there.This talk will cover the recent historical and archaeological discoveries that are redefining our understanding of the western Great Lakes in the seventeenth century.
We invite everyone to attend in-person at the Museum in Sturgeon Bay. Museum doors will open at 6:45pm.