One of the fabulous things about all the communities that are close in Door County is it's Christmas every weekend! This Saturday, head down to Baileys Harbor for the Holiday Fair by Door County North Rotary Club. From 10 AM to 2 PM at the Town Hall, enjoy gift shopping from over twenty local vendors, lunch and treats from local eateries. The fun doesn't stop there. Starting at 10 AM just next door is a full day of other holiday events, including cider at the library, wreath making at Ridges, and cookie decorating at Knit Whit's. Bundle up for the [...]
Now that Thanksgiving feasts are dwindling, naps are being enjoyed, and shopping is gearing up, it's time to think about Santa! via GIPHY Capture the Spirit in Sister Bay with photos with Santa and his reindeer, a special holiday lighting event, and storytime and crafts at the library, all starting at 3:00 PM on Friday, November 29th. On Saturday there's cookie decorating at the fire hall, and all weekend long there's a special holiday arts fair with lunch available for purchase. Visit the website for more details, and enjoy the weekend! While the kids are entertained, think [...]
Walmart and Amazon and Target all have the same stuff, so this year make it a post-Thanksgiving weekend in quiet Northern Door County, where plenty of unique shops are open for Small Business Saturday. Enjoy world-class food and serene scenes, avoid the traffic jams and long lines. Book a short weekend at Rowleys Bay Resort and you'll find its just a short drive to walking trails, water-front parks, and clusters of delightful small businesses and delicious eateries. Here are just a few shops and restaurants open the weekend after Thanksgiving: Gills Rock Stoneware, Ellison Bay Pottery Studios, and Lynn's Pottery [...]
As Thanksgiving approaches, there's still a lot to do in Northern Door County! This weekend, join the Ellison Bay Service Club at their Annual Tree Lighting & Caroling, taking place this Sunday, November 24th. Travel to the Mink River Basin in Ellison Bay, then cross the street to the Bayview Marina entrance to join in an evening of candlelit song, inspiration, fellowship, and fun. Afterwards, enjoy a community chili dinner back at the Basin. The rest of the weekend, enjoy a crisp walk at Newport State Park, a fresh cup of coffee and treat at Brew or Kick Ash, and [...]
When is the best time for Door County fall leaf peeping? No one loves the vague but honest answer, "it changes every year." However, with the Travel Wisconsin Fall Color Report you can get the most topical updates and do your best to align your fall road trip with Mother Nature's golden tint. This interactive map helps you discover current autumn color status, as well as predict when fall splendor will be at its peak, a weather forecast to help you plan what to pack, and a list of selfie stations so you and your tribe can capture the perfect [...]
As Door County has become more popular throughout the fall, we've continued to see guests visit us in large groups through late October. With weather and leaf colors like ours, who can blame them! Rowleys Bay Resort, Grandma's Swedish Bakery, Rowleys Bay Restaurant, and Rowley's Pub are all still hiring for the fall 2019 season! Part-time positions include: Bakery Sales Bartender Dishwasher Buffet Prep Cook Server Host Front Desk Descriptions of these positions and more can be found on our Job Opportunities page. Send in your resume and give us a call to start the process. Not only will you [...]
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