By Tim Kowols
Thirty-eight uniquely decorated trees will line the exhibit halls of the Door County Maritime Museum beginning this weekend when the Merry-Time Festival of Trees officially begins. The annual rite of the winter in Sturgeon Bay began five years ago to showcase the museum during the Christmas season and the generosity of local businesses and individuals, many of which decorated trees to be raffled off to support the museum’s mission. Executive Director Amy Paul is happy to see the event grow over the years with the support of the community.
Craft projects, Santa’s visit to the Tug John Purves, and the DOORCANcer Holiday Home Tour highlight this year’s Merry-Time Festival of Trees, which through December 12.