Kewaunee County events, May 18-June 12
Send your organization’s events and activities to [email protected] or P.O. Box 86, Kewaunee, WI 54216, preferably two weeks in advance but no later than noon Tuesday for the Saturday edition.
Friday, May 18
FAMILY YOGA, 4 p.m., Kewaunee Health and Fitness, 160 Terraqua Drive. For families with children age 4-12. Co-sponsored by Kewaunee Public Library. Free, but call to register, 920-388-5015.
Friday-Saturday, May 18-19
PLANT SALE, GARDEN WALK, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 6230 County K, New Franken. Perennial and hostas sale, garden walk.
BOOK SALE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Book Corner, 401 Third St, Algoma. Special pricing on all antique books. Proceeds benefit Algoma Public Library. 920-304-9214.
AMERICAN LEGION POPPIES, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. both days, Denny's Super Valu, 510 Fifth St., Algoma, and Piggly Wiggly, 2025 Lake St., Algoma; also 11 a.m. Saturday outside Steele Street Floral, 300 Steele St., Algoma, during Armed Forces Day Salute at Main Street Car Show nearby. Distributed by Algoma American Legion Post 236. Poppies also available at Algoma Legion Park on May 28 following Memorial Day parade. Free but donations appreciated.
Friday-Sunday, May 18-20
WINE AND FRUIT PAIRINGS, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 18-19, and noon-5 p.m. May 20, Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. 920-776-1328, coldcountrywines.com.
Saturday, May 19
CAR SHOW, 7:30 a.m, Steele Street, Algoma. 17th annual Main Street Car Show has 17 classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles, from classics and vintage to late model, stock to custom. Trophies for first through third place in car and truck classes, first place for cycles; first 100 registered get a dash plaque. Registration 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Hotel Stebbins, 201 Steele St.; judging begins at 11:30; awards at 2:30 p.m. $10 entry fee, free for spectators. Armed Forces Day Salute, 11:30 a.m. Food and drink sold by Algoma Fire Department. www.visitkewauneecounty.com or visitalgomawi.com.
SPRING VIP DAY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Parallel 44 Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Road, Stangelville. Get the winery's Vintner's Choice Club members experience. Open house with exclusive wine and food samples, discounts. Free admission. 920-388-4400 or www.44wineries.com.
AUTHOR VISIT, 1-3 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Meet Scott Winkler, author of just-published "The Meadows." Copies of books available. 920-487-2295 or algomapubliclibrary.org.
'SPRING ON THE FARM,' 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Heritage Farm, N2251 State 42, five miles south of Kewaunee. Featuring first of three "Our Dairy Past" programs, with a panel discussion of Lake to Lake Cooperative, 1 p.m. Blacksmith and farm equipment demonstrations, antique machines and fire truck, buildings open. Food and refreshments, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bake sale with kolaches and kneecaps. Free admission. 920-323-3323 or agriculturalheritage.org.
PLANT SALE, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., parking lot (cafeteria if raining), Luxemburg-Casco High School, 512 Center Drive, Luxemburg. Annuals from Natural Beauty plant growers, Denmark; hanging baskets, planters. Proceeds benefit L-C youth volleyball. 920-837-2917.
BEER TAPPING PARTY, noon-7 p.m., Thumb Knuckle Brewing Co., E0208 State 54, Luxemburg. Authentic Mexican cuisine from El Pastorcito food truck; Mexican music by La Voz de Guanajuato, 5-7 p.m. Tapping the new brew, 1, 2. Tree Triple, a Belgian-style triple ale made with maple sap instead of water, 3 p.m. 920-323-6543, facebook.com/ThumbKnuckleBrewingCo.
DIAPER EXPRESS, 9 a.m.-noon, St John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg. Giving away diapers, baby wipes and sleepers. 920-845-5250.
Monday, May 21
SHEEPSHEAD, 1 p.m., Kewaunee Community Congregational Church, 502 Center St. Public cards first and third Mondays of the month, Golden Age cards second and fourth Mondays. 920-388-4690.
GENTLE PLUS SENIOR EXERCISE, 9 a.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 700 Heritage Road, Luxemburg. Donations accepted. 920-609-2765.
Tuesday, May 22
GENTLE PLUS SENIOR EXERCISE, 9 a.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, E5221 Church Road, Algoma. Donations accepted. 920-609-2765.
EXERCISE WALK, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Harvest Community Church, E1479 Rockledge Road, Luxemburg. Part of Get Healthy Kewaunee County initiative sponsored by Kewaunee County Public Health Department; also Wednesdays in Algoma. Everyone welcome, including pets; about an hour. 920-388-7160 or [email protected].
WEIGHT LOSS GROUP, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Knutson Hall, Community Center, 620 Lake St., Algoma. Use the Clark Street entrance. TOPS 326 meeting. 920-487-9945.
Wednesday, May 23
USED BOOK SALE, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, 1325 Ellis St., Kewaunee. Proceeds benefit Kewaunee Public Library. 920-388-5015, kewauneepubliclibrary.org.
EXERCISE WALK, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Algoma Wellness Center, at Algoma High School, 1715 Division St. Part of Get Healthy Kewaunee County initiative sponsored by Kewaunee County Public Health Department; also Tuesdays in Luxemburg. Everyone welcome, including pets; about an hour. 920-388-7160 or [email protected].
Saturday, May 26
PLANT SALE, 9 a.m.-noon, gazebo in Harbor Park, 212 Harrison St., Kewaunee. Nonprofit Kewaunee County Garden Club offers perennials, heirloom tomatoes, herbs, shrubs, barn quilts. All plants locally grown. Free milkweed seeds to support monarch butterflies. www.kcgardenclub.org
ANNIVERSARY PARTY, 3-7:30 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines, E3207 Nuclear Road, Kewaunee. Fifth anniversary celebration with wine specials, prize drawings, bluegrass music by Green Bay Pickers. 920-776-1328 or coldcountrywines.com.
Saturday-Sunday, May 26-27
CHURCH PICNIC, 4 p.m.-midnight May 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 27, St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, 18424 Tisch Mills Road, Denmark. Mass at 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bingo, smelt and more on Saturday. Pork and dumpling dinner, booyah, burgers on Sunday. Music by Ray Rollins Orchestra, raffle, silent auction. 920-776-1555.
Monday, May 28
KEWAUNEE MEMORIAL DAY: 9 a.m., veterans assemble at American Legion Post 29, Lincoln and Juneau streets, and proceed to Atrium Post Acute Care of Kewaunee for 9:45 a.m. service. 10:15 a.m. parade with color guard, vets, bands and floats, proceeding north on Third Street to Riverview Cemetery for a rifle squad firing off Miller Street to honor deceased veterans buried there. Parade continues east on Miller, south on Second, and east on Vliet streets to the Holy Rosary Church cemetery for a firing, then to Kewaunee County Courthouse for 11 a.m. ceremony with national anthem, invocation, speaker. Wreath placement ceremony at the Veterans Memorial, with Taps. Program at Kewaunee High School gymnasium if weather is inclement. Lunch and refreshments served at Kewaunee Legion Building.
LUXEMBURG MEMORIAL DAY: 7:10-9 a.m., two squads of veterans from Luxemburg Ralph Kline American Legion Post 262 visit cemeteries in Sugar Bush, Humboldt, New Franken, Pilsen, Ellsworth, Luxemburg, Thiry Dunes, Duvall, Dyckesville, Champion, Tonet and Walhain for short ceremonies of a short prayer, rifle volley and Taps. 10 a.m., ceremony at Veterans Memorial at Bank of Luxemburg, 630 Main St., with wreath presentation, rifle squad and Taps. 10:30 a.m., program at Community Center on Second Street, light lunch and refreshments. 920-845-2436.
Tuesday, May 29
ZEN GARDENS, 5 p.m., Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Adults create their own Zen garden; bring shells, rocks, gems to decorate. Information about well-being and reducing stress. Register by May 25. Katie at 920-487-2295 or [email protected].
Tuesday, June 12
INTERNET HOUR, 11 a.m.-noon second Tuesday of the month, Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. Guidance for adults with questions about the internet, computer usage, personal devices. Not instruction. 920-487-2295 or www.algomapubliclibrary.org.
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press-Gazette: Kewaunee County events, May 18-June 12