Sturgeon Bay, Wis. (October 31, 2022) – Joyously celebrate the holidays by enjoying dozens of beautifully decorated trees and decorative displays in the museum, November 12– January 2. Fantastically decorated by local businesses, organizations and residents, each of these extraordinary decorations is adorned with beautiful ornaments and special surprises. Best of all, every display will go home with a lucky winner in our Merry-Time Festival of Trees raffle!
Saturday, November 12, 10am-2pm: Santa at the Museum
Santa arrives on a U.S. Coast Guard boat at 10am. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in holiday activities and explore the Museum. Authors Pamela Cameron and Judy DuCharme will be signing their books in the Museum store.
Saturday, November 12, 4pm: Lighting of the 103-year-old tugboat John Purves
All kids 17 & younger accompanied by an adult receive FREE admission to Saturday’s events and to the Museum on Sundays during the Festival: November 13, 20, 27, & December 4, 11, 18.
Tuesday, December 13, 6pm: Jingle Mixer
DCMM’s throwing a party in the NEW Captain’s Quarters event space! Revelers will enjoy food, drinks, auctions, entertainment, and the drawings for tree winners! Tickets are limited, and available to the public November 1; you can secure your tickets early by sponsoring or decorating a tree!
There is still time to participate in the Festival by donating a tree, wreath or other holiday display! Contact Community Engagement Manager Paige Funkhouser (email@example.com) or call the Museum at 920-743-5958 to learn how. DCMM is also hosting 12 Days of Merry-Times, a combo online and in-person auction culminating at the Jingle Mixer! We’re creating Door County, and Maritime Experience auction packages, and are requesting donations of items and gift certificates to create these packages.