*NOTE* This calendar shows the major events for 2013. For the absolute latest in area entertainment, check out our blog which features up-to-date listings at local hot spots and businesses.
May 4 — Annual “Dig-In” Algoma Gardening Show
The show features speakers throughout the day covering a wide variety of topics by area garden clubs, master gardeners, as well as waterscapes, organic farming and more. For details visit www.algomamainstreet.org
May 18 — Annual Main Street Car Show
Sponsored by Community Improvement of Algoma Main Street Center. 487-5498 www.algomamainstreet.org
May 17-18 — 6th Annual Hotel Stebbins Girls Night Out!
For all the information call 487-5521 or visit www.thehotelstebbins.com. Reservations are required since space is limited.
June 15 — Annual Tractor Rally
Wisconsin has one of the largest numbers of farm tractor collections in the country. Tractor rallies are an opportunity for tractor enthusiasts to get together to share our love of tractors, just like many auto restorers, motorbike enthusiasts, and others join their friends for a time to share their passions traveling down scenic byways. Check out www.agrigulturalheritage.org for all the information on this annual event in Kewaunee County.
June 22 – Lady’s Fest & Fair at von Stiehl Winery
For all the information about this new event, check out www.vonstiehl.com
July 6 — Rio Creek Fly-In & Hanger Dance
Celebrating 40 Years.Check out www.riocreekairport.com for all the latest information.
Summer Concert Series at von Stiehl Winery
Saturdays from 12:30-4PM (unless otherwise noted) Free Admission. Great music, gourmet wine, craft beer, specialty food
- Saturday, July 6: Annie Rose Band (Classic Rock)
- Saturday, July 13: Jimmy Rosetti Band (Rhythm, Blues & Funk)
- Saturday, July 20: Redfish (Classic Rock, Country & Island)
- Saturday, July 27: Keith Abler (Island & Rock)
- Saturday, August 3: Dave Steffan Band (Blues Rock)
- Saturday, August 10: The Cougars (Classic Rock) *NOTE 8/10, 1:30pm-5pm due to Shanty Days
- Saturday, August 17: Men in suits (Disco/Rock)
July 11-18 Restaurant week:
Uniting food lovers with delicious dining at amazing prices as part of our Green Bay CVB partnership. Join Caffe’ Tlazo, Hotel Stebbins, Skaliwags, Stadium Diner & Bar and Steelhead Saloon for special preset $10 lunch and $10, $20, $30 dinner menus. Additional local events happening so come to the lakeshore and experience all that Algoma has to offer. Visit www.GBrestaurantweek.com for all 60 participants and full menu selections
July 12-13 — Algoma’s City-Wide Garage Sale
from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps available at the Algoma Visitor Center on Friday and Saturday. Sponsored by Community Improvement of Algoma. 487-5498
July-August Annual Concerts in the Park
Join us every Thursday evening to hear local, regional, & national artists perform at Heritage Park, located adjacent to the City Marina and Crescent Beach. This is the perfect setting to enjoy some music at the end of a long day. It’s a fun, family-friendly event just bring some folding chairs or a blanket and enjoy the sounds! Come enjoy the Farmers Market at 5:30, Concert begins at 7:00 pm. Facebook-Algoma Concerts.
- July 11th: The Jimmy’s Madison based 8 pc.; Blues
- July 18th: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience; New Orleans
- July 25th: Big Mouth & The Power Tool Horns
- August 1: Shaker and the Egg; Jazz, Funk
- August 6: Mighty Mouth; four piece big mouth
- August 8th: Chicago Blues Summit: West side Andy, Billy Flynn, Barrel House Chuck & Steve Dougherty.
- August 15th: Copper Box
- RESCHEDULE August 31th; TIME: 1-4: Big Mouth
July 18-21 — Kewaunee County Fair
at the Luxemburg Fair Grounds. Call for entertainment schedule and ticket information. 845-2241 www.kewauneectyfair.com
July 20-28 — 31th Annual Kewaunee/Door Salmon Tournament
Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes will be on the line in the Midwest’s most popular Chinook salmon fishing contest. Cast or troll anywhere in Lake Michigan off of Kewaunee and Door counties, with weigh-in ports at Algoma, Kewaunee, Sturgeon Bay, Baileys Harbor and Washington Island. First place is worth $10,000 cash to the lucky angler who reels in the winning “king.” The payout typically goes more than 200 places deep, making it unique among Great Lakes’ fishing contests. That’s in addition to the daily cash and prizes awarded at each of the five weigh-in ports. For more information, visit http://www.kdsalmon.com or call 883-9792.
August 9-11 — Shanty Days Celebration of the Lake
Come join us for the 27th annual Lake Shore Celebration. Live music, great food, huge parade, arts-n-crafts fair, 5k walk/run, fishing contest and more! Check out the Shanty Days “button” for a schedule of events and more about other activities during this fun-filled, family-friendly weekend. http://algomachamber.org/
August 17th — Ahnapee Trail Century Ride
A Premiere North East WI event that is growing, The Ahnapee Trail Century is an 8 to 100 mile bike ride that takes riders through cedar wetlands, farm fields, orchards, and woodlands surrounding Luxemburg, Casco, Kewaunee, Algoma, and Sturgeon Bay. Wildlife abounds throughout – bald eagles, sandhill cranes, deer, and other wildlife are common sightings along the trail. T-shirt and free food and drink at rest stops. Visit www.ahnapeestatetrail.com for info and registration.
Sept 1 — Dancing in the Streets
Join us at Legion Park for live music, arts –n- crafts vendors, food, raffles, kids games, activities and petting zoo. Benefits the Kewaunee County Food Pantry, Inc. www.kcfpantry.org.
September 13-14 — Wet Whistle Wine Fest
Plan to visit Algoma for this annual wine festival. Award winning wines, grape stomp, fine art and specialty foods are featured. For more information call the Main Street Center at 487-5498 or check out http://vonstiehl.com/events/details/6-wet-whistle-wine-fest-2013 or www.algomamainstreet.org
September 21-22 (Sat & Sun) — Agricultural Heritage Days
This annual event is held at the Luxemburg Fairgrounds and features antique farm equipment, tractor pulls, horse pulls, demonstrations of old time farming and more. Watch food being prepared on antique wood-fired cook stoves. Large flea and craft area. 388-0604 or www.agriculturalheritage.org.
October 26 — Octoberfest at Agricultural Heritage Farm
This annual event is fun for the whole family. Enjoy German Food Demonstrations and Exhibits, German Dinner and Dancing and Sunday Mass. For more information www.agriculturalheritage.org.
October 26-27 — Algoma’s 7th Annual “Magical Storyland/Halloween Walk”
A unique chance to visit person-to-person with Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Tinkerbelle, Scooby Doo, Sponge Bob, Dora The Explorer and many other storybook characters. There are also “scary” places to visit for those more brave participants. The Halloween walk is at the Algoma High School 10am-4pm both days. Visit www.algomahalloweenwalk.org for more info.
November 30th — North Water Bakery and Deli 5th Annual Christmas Open House
Free wagon rides, complimentary beverages and samples. Get your picture taken with Santa’s Elves and live reindeer. www.cakedesignsbyjoann.com for more info.
November 30th — Small Business Saturday
The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of shopping at small businesses and encouraging Americans to spend at least a few of their holiday dollars at a small business. Come spend the day by the lake and shop the unique shops in friendly Algoma, you’ll be glad you did. Check our blog for more info as it becomes available.
December 7 (Sat) — Christmas in the City in Algoma
Join visitors and residents as they celebrate the holiday season. Spend the days shopping our unique local businesses; have milk & cookies with Santa, and more. Don’t miss the Holiday Parade through downtown, and join in the Holiday Home Tour after! Check out www.algomamainstreet.org information.