Kewaunee County events, May 25-July 4
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-Saturday, May 25-26
BOOK SALE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 25-26, Book Corner, 401 Third St, Algoma. All military history books on sale. Proceeds benefit Algoma Public Library. 920-304-9214.
May 25-June 10
DINNER THEATER, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and June 8 and 2 p.m. June 3 and 10, Forst Inn, E2910 County BB, Tisch Mills. 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy "Dinner with Friends." Appetizer buffet 45 minutes before shows, dessert at intermission. $34 adults, $30 for students and seniors. 920-310-7228 or www.forstinn.com.
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 with Eddie Biebel, 3-7:30 p.m.. 920-776-1328 or coldcountrywines.com.
BENEFIT FOOD TRUCK, noon-7 p.m., Thumb Knuckle Brewing, E0208 State 54, Luxemburg. Profits from Taste of Ethiopia/Pay It Forward food truck support alternative food production projects in Ethiopia to feed hungry school children. Thumb Knuckle craft beers. 920-323-6543 or facebook.com/ThumbKnuckleBrewingCo.
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. 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.
ALGOMA MEMORIAL DAY: 10 a.m., parade, starting from Algoma Elementary School, 514 Fremont St., and marching to Legion Park, 613 Second St., with members of Algoma American Legion Post 236, bands, other units. Ceremony after parade (about 10:15 a.m.) at the park with music, speakers.
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]
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 30
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]
Friday, June 1
CASCO FIRE DEPARTMENT COOKOUT, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., BMO Harris Bank, 123 Main St., Casco. Brats, burgers, trippe, chips, cookies, beverages. Proceeds benefit the fire department with matching funds from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Call 920-837-2207 for order form or fax order to 920-837-2999.
Wednesday, June 6
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church Family Life Center, 1000 Wisconsin Ave., Kewaunee. Appointments requested bu walk-ins welcome. 1-800-733-2767 or RedCrossBlood.org.
Saturday, June 9
BREWVINO STEER ROAST, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., von Stiehl Winery, 115 Navarino St., Algoma. Locally raised steer fed on spent grains from Ahnapee Brewery and marinated in cherry wine; served with corn on the cob and other fixings. Music by Mocking Bird and Donnie Pick and the Road. $25 includes steer plate, bottled water, commemorative glass; free for ages 12 and younger; $5 for beer and wine. 920-487-5208 or www.vonstiehl.com.
Sunday, June 10
MUSIC AND WINE, 2:30-5 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines E3207 Nuclear Road Kewaunee. Country-rock with Acme Pickers. Free admission; $6 for five wine tastings and wine glass; beer and snacks for purchase. 920-776-1328, coldcountrywines.com.
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.
Sunday, June 17
MUSIC AND WINE, 2:30-5 p.m., Cold Country Vines & Wines E3207 Nuclear Road Kewaunee. Singer/songwriter and ukulele specialist Victoria Vox. Free admission; $6 for five wine tastings and wine glass; beer and snacks for purchase. 920-776-1328, coldcountrywines.com.
Wednesday, July 4
VIP SMOKEHOUSE JAMBOREE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Barnsite Retreat and Events Center, Kewaunee. Pork roast sandwiches, music, children's games, dunk tank. Art for sale by jewelers, potters, photographers, painters, fiber artists. Proceeds benefit Violence Intervention Project. Laura Giddley, 920-487-2111.
This article originally appeared on Green Bay Press-Gazette: Kewaunee County events, May 25-July 4