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UPCOMING and PAST EVENTS

Check out the events that the Club has hosted to get an idea what we're all about!

 

Everyone is welcome to attend most Door Garden Club-sponsored educational programs and events.

Some of the events below are sponsored by others and are endorsed by the Club.

Some of the events below are for members only.

Sign up is required for most Door Garden Club-sponsored programs and events. 

Click on the yellow DETAILS buttons below to learn more, sign up, and pay for tickets.

  • Flower Show *MORNING* Ticket
    Flower Show *MORNING* Ticket
    Tue, Jul 23
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion
    Jul 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor
    Jul 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor
    View the ten "Table for Two' flower show entries before 12 noon and enjoy a 50-minute floral design demo by Nichole Campbell of Petal Pusher Floral at 10:30 am. It's a fun fundraiser for the club's scholarships and small green spaces grants program!
  • Flower Show *AFTERNOON* Ticket
    Flower Show *AFTERNOON* Ticket
    Tue, Jul 23
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavillion
    Jul 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavillion, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor
    Jul 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Donald and Carol Kress Pavillion, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor
    View the ten "Table for Two' flower show entries AFTER 12 pm and enjoy a 50-minute floral design demo by Nichole Campbell of Petal Pusher Floral at 1:30 pm. It's a fun fundraiser for the club's scholarships and small green spaces grants program!
  • Flower Show Volunteer Hostess Sign Up for Members
    Flower Show Volunteer Hostess Sign Up for Members
    Tue, Jul 30
    Egg Harbor
    Jul 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 3:15 PM
    Egg Harbor, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
    Jul 30, 2024, 8:30 AM – 3:15 PM
    Egg Harbor, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
    Please sign up to volunteer for at least one 2-hr HOSTESS shift for our July 23 flower show at the Kress.
  • Save the date! DCMCA House & Garden Walk
    Save the date! DCMCA House & Garden Walk
    Tue, Jul 30
    Door County
    Jul 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Door County, Door County, WI
    Jul 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Door County, Door County, WI
    The popular House & Garden Walk sponsored by the Door County Medical Center Auxiliary will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2024. Find more information and tickets at https://www.dcmedical.org/give-volunteer/house-garden-walk
  • Sneak Peek Private Party in the Garden that Colin Welford Composed
    Sneak Peek Private Party in the Garden that Colin Welford Composed
    Wed, Jul 31
    Green Gables Gardens
    Jul 31, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Green Gables Gardens, 10355 Bella Vista Lane, Ephraim, WI
    Jul 31, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Green Gables Gardens, 10355 Bella Vista Lane, Ephraim, WI
    DGC members and their invited guests will enjoy a special evening and sneak peek at the gorgeous Green Gables Garden well-known music composer Colin Welford is composing! Psst... Hamilton... Chicago!
  • Hort Flower Show Entries:  An Exposé!
    Hort Flower Show Entries:  An Exposé!
    Tue, Aug 20
    Write On, Door County
    Aug 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Road, Fish Creek, WI
    Aug 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Road, Fish Creek, WI
    Horticulture exhibits have been a mainstay of traditional flower shows since the first one was held in Philadelphia in 1829. Ray Rogers, a Garden Club of America horticulture judge, will expose the mystique!
  • Big TRADITIONAL Milwaukee Flower Show Visit
    Big TRADITIONAL Milwaukee Flower Show Visit
    Tue, Sep 10
    St. John's on the Lake
    Sep 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    St. John's on the Lake, 1840 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
    Sep 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    St. John's on the Lake, 1840 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
    The Door Garden Club will travel to Milwaukee to view Art en Fleurs, the major Garden Club of America flower show that's sponsored by the four Wisconsin Garden Club of America clubs every three years! Save the date and watch for more details!
  • Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon + Club Flower Show
    Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon + Club Flower Show
    Tue, Sep 17
    Horseshoe Bay Golf Club Beach Club
    Sep 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Golf Club Beach Club, 7151 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor
    Sep 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Golf Club Beach Club, 7151 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor
    Save the date for the Door Garden Club Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon and 'Late Blooms' club flower show ~ with Horticulture Division and Floral Design Division
  • Judi Ekholm at Edgewood Orchard Galleries
    Judi Ekholm at Edgewood Orchard Galleries
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Jun 18
    Edgewood Orchard Galleries
    Jun 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, 4140 Peninsula Players Rd, Fish Creek
    Jun 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, 4140 Peninsula Players Rd, Fish Creek
    Judi Ekholm, Door County's leading floral and landscape impressionistic oil painter whose paintings "inspire pure happiness" will delight with a talk about what inspires her works ~ at Edgewood!
  • Charlotte Lukes at The Ridges Nature Center
    Charlotte Lukes at The Ridges Nature Center
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, May 21
    The Ridges Sanctuary Nature Center
    May 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    The Ridges Sanctuary Nature Center, 8166 WI-57, Baileys Harbor
    May 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    The Ridges Sanctuary Nature Center, 8166 WI-57, Baileys Harbor
    Emma Toft, Jens Jensen, Roy Lukes, and others were early advocates for preserving wild lands and native plant communities in Door County. Naturalist Charlotte Lukes will highlight some of their actions and teachings in this 2nd Annual Door Garden Club Conservation Lecture!
  • Spring Luncheon at Thyme
    Spring Luncheon at Thyme
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, May 21
    Thyme Restaurant
    May 21, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Thyme Restaurant, 10339 WI-57, Sister Bay
    May 21, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Thyme Restaurant, 10339 WI-57, Sister Bay
    Gather for a spring luncheon with other garden-loving friends at Thyme Restaurant BEFORE the Charlotte Lukes conservation presentation at The Ridges Nature Center.
  • 'Orchid Muse' author Erica Hannickel at the Kress
    'Orchid Muse' author Erica Hannickel at the Kress
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Oct 24
    Egg Harbor
    Oct 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Egg Harbor, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor, WI
    Oct 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Egg Harbor, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor, WI
    Erica Hannickel, whose book 'Orchid Muse' is a top 5 contender for the WI Library Assn. 2023 Nonfiction Award, will entertain with her "Of Empresses and Orchids' program about powerful women and previously unknown moments in orchid history!
  • Gardens at Horseshoe Bay Farms
    Gardens at Horseshoe Bay Farms
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Aug 22
    Horseshoe Bay Farms
    Aug 22, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Farms, 7212 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor, WI 54209, USA
    Aug 22, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Farms, 7212 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor, WI 54209, USA
    Attend the Door Garden Club's August meeting and enjoy seeing the dahlias and everything else Horseshoe Bay Farms is growing this year!
  • iPhone Flower Photography Class
    iPhone Flower Photography Class
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Aug 22
    Horseshoe Bay Farms
    Aug 22, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Farms, 7212 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
    Aug 22, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Horseshoe Bay Farms, 7212 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
    Stroll through the gardens at Horseshoe Bay Farms for an hour learning new smartphone flower photography tips from professional photographer Kasey Hock. Class size limited to 10.
  • Sustainable Floral Design Demo + Bench Flower Show at Horseshoe Golf Beach Club
    Sustainable Floral Design Demo + Bench Flower Show at Horseshoe Golf Beach Club
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Jun 27
    Location is TBD
    Jun 27, 2023, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jun 27, 2023, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Gather your flower-loving friends and make new ones while celebrating American Flower Week with us!
  • Tulips at Lucky Stars Flowerfarm
    Tulips at Lucky Stars Flowerfarm
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, May 23
    Lucky Stars Flowerfarm
    May 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Lucky Stars Flowerfarm, 11770 Humbug Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
    May 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Lucky Stars Flowerfarm, 11770 Humbug Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
    Join us and Jane and Kouros Mohit for an inside look at their Lucky Stars Flowerfarm where loads of tulips will be in bloom! Hear about some of the challenges they faced as novices, their superstar blooms, and sample complimentary light refreshments. Space is limited. Reservations required.
  • Jens Jensen and The Clearing - Talk & Hike by Mike Schneider
    Jens Jensen and The Clearing - Talk & Hike by Mike Schneider
    EVENT HAS ENDED
    Tue, Apr 25
    Clearing Folk School, (2nd driveway)
    Apr 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Clearing Folk School, (2nd driveway), Jens Jensen Center, 12171 Garrett Bay Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
    Apr 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Clearing Folk School, (2nd driveway), Jens Jensen Center, 12171 Garrett Bay Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
    Mike Schneider, Exec. Director, will talk about landscape architect, devout conservationist, and visionary, Jens Jensen, then guide the group on an optional 1-hr. hike through the place that so inspired Jensen, and has continued to inspire countless others since 1935. Please RSVP. Space is limited.

OTHER LOCAL EVENTS & EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Door Garden Club encourages its members to take advantage of the many wonderful garden-related educational opportunities in the community.

Wisconsin Extension Master Gardeners Program
 

The Universtiy of Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Program supports a network of individuals dedicated to horticulture education, service, and lifelong learning. Through university research-based horticulture training, they are equipped to address needs and opportunities in their community and throughout the state.

Door County Master Gardeners educational programs

Door County Master Gardeners Association
 

The Door County Master Gardeners Assosciation (MCMGA) offers many educational opportunities of interest to local gardeners year-round.  All are open to the public.  

A number of Door Garden Club members are involved with the Master Gardener program.  The knowledge, volunteer support, and educational opportunities the group provides is a much  appreciated asset to the community.

RESEARCH-BASED HORTICULTURE EDUCATION    |   SERVICE   |   LIFELONG LEARNING

Wisconsin Extension Master Naturalist Program
 

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist program is a network of well-informed volunteers dedicated to conservation education and service within Wisconsin communities. Master Naturalists learn from experts out in the field and inside the classroom and gain knowledge and resources to address environmental challenges facing the state. Training opportunities are located at host organizations across the state, such as state parks, college campuses, environmental education centers and museums. Master Naturalists perform volunteer service through stewardship, education and citizen science projects that are directed by host and partner organizations.

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