News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

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September at the our Lake Michigan beach means means more amazing programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too!

Saturday September 6
Mushroom Foray.
Discover the variety of mushrooms that grow within the park. Join Charlotte Lukes to explore the major mushrooms groups. Learn how to field identify of mushrooms to their family groups. This program is for the serious and beginning mushroom enthusiast. Beginning in the nature center auditorium, follow Charlotte on a hike of discovery. Dress for the weather for this two hour program/hike.
9:00-11:00 a.m.

Saturday, September 13
Dune Discovery.
Explore how dunes are formed and create a dune yourself.  Meet at the amphitheater for this relaxing sandy hike.
10:00 a.m.

All About Birds.
Come explore the world of birds. Discover their songs, what they eat, where to find them and much more. Drop by the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
1:00-3:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 20
Forgotten Fossils.
Come explore the rocky shoreline for signs of life from long ago.  Discover remains of cool critters and the environment they lived in.  Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
10:00 a.m.

Fall Trails.
Take a stroll of discovery and explore the changes of fall.  Meet at the amphitheater for this relaxing hike of discovery.
2:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 27
Shoreline Stroll.
Explore the changing shoreline and discover treasures the waves have left behind. Meet at the amphitheater for this relaxing hike of discovery.
10:00 a.m.

All About Hibernation.
Stop by the amphitheater to discover how different plants and animals prepare for winter. Check out skulls, skins and more at this drop by program.
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Come enjoy our gorgeous beach in August!
Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
You’ll be happy you did!

Posted in A Door County Beach in Autumn, Area events, Calendar of events, Children's Activites, Discover our Beach!, Glidden Lodge

News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

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August is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too!

Saturday August 16
Candlelight Walk.
Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a night of outdoor fun. Enjoy a self-guided hike along the shoreline and through the forested dunes. Join Door Peninsula Astronomical Society members to view planets, stars and moons in the night’s sky on the beach. Bake and merchandise sale in the nature center, free popcorn at the shelter building. Book signing by Kate Kapolnek, author of the new children’s book, ABC’s of Door County. Volunteers are appreciated, those interested contact the park.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Friday August 22
Forgotten Fossils.
Come explore the rocky shoreline for signs of life from long ago.  Discover what life was like, the environment it lived in and the cool critters.  Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
10:00 a.m.

Skins, Skulls and Scat.
Drop by the amphitheater for Family Fun and try your hand at matching common Wisconsin animal skins, skulls and scat.
2:00 p.m.   

Saturday August 23
Mushroom Foray.
Discover the variety of mushrooms that grow within the park. Join Charlotte Lukes to explore the major mushrooms groups. Learn how to field identify of mushrooms to their family groups. This program is for the serious and beginning mushroom enthusiast. Beginning in the nature center auditorium, follow Charlotte on a hike of discovery. Dress for the weather for this two hour program.
9:00-11:00 a.m.

Fantastic Fish.
Drop by the amphitheater for some fishy fun. Try ice fishing in summer, match your catch and get the lead out. Fun for all ages.
2:00 p.m.
 
Saturday August 30
Dune Discovery.
Explore how dunes are formed and create a dune yourself.  Meet at the amphitheater for this relaxing sandy hike.
10:00 a.m.

Come enjoy our gorgeous beach in August!
Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
You’ll be happy you did!

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Celebrate the 62nd Peninsula Music Festival!

pmfThe 62nd Season of the Peninsula Music Festival is only 8 days away and we are very excited to share some of the many highlights that will dazzle audiences at the Door Community Auditorium!

We’ve highlighted two shows and we think the first on has an awesome title!

1) Saturday, August 9, Wine Women and Song
Igor Yuzefovich,
Violin
Glazunov:
Valse de concert, No. 2, Op. 51, F Major
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Three Pieces for Violin and Orchestra
1.    Souvenir d’un lieu Cher; Mélodie, Op. 42. No. 3
2.    Serénade mélancollique, op. 26
3.    Valse-scherzo, Op. 34
Johann Strauss, Jr: Roses from the South, Op. 388
Johann Strauss, Jr:  Voices of Spring, Op. 410
Johann Strauss, Jr:  Thunder and Lightning Polka, Op. 324
Johann Strauss, Jr:  Wine, Women and Song, Op. 333
Johann Strauss, Jr:  On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314


2) Saturday, August 23 – Season Finale
Elena Urioste, Violin
Elgar
: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Elena Urioste, violin. Phone from MusicFestival.com

Elena Urioste, violin. Phone from MusicFestival.com

Gorgeous music and a gorgeous beach…you can’t ask for anything more. Make a reservation today!
Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
You’ll be happy you did!

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

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Early summer is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too!

Thursday July 31
Get Outdoors!
Join the Park Ranger to discover the many activities you can do at the park. Learn about the tools rangers use to protect the park and keep you safe. Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
2:00 p.m.

Friday August 1
All About Birds.
Come explore the world of birds. Discover their songs, what they eat, where to find them and much more. Drop by the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
1:00-2:00 p.m.
 
Friday August 8
Forgotten Fossils.
Come explore the rocky shoreline for signs of life from long ago.  Discover what life was like, the environment it lived in and the cool critters.  Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program.
10:00 a.m.
 
Saturday August 16
Candlelight Walk.
Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a night of candlelight fun. Enjoy a hike along the shoreline and through the forested dunes. Refreshments available at the shelter building and great sales on Friends merchandise in the nature center.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday August 23
Mushroom Foray.
Discover the variety of mushrooms that grow within the park. Join Charlotte Lukes to explore the major mushrooms groups. Learn how to field identify of mushrooms to their family groups. This program is for the serious and beginning mushroom enthusiast. Beginning in the nature center auditorium, follow Charlotte on a hike of discovery. Dress for the weather for this two hour program.
9:00-11:00 a.m.

Come enjoy our gorgeous beach in early summer!
Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
You’ll be happy you did!

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Spend some “me” time at our Door County beach!

dcbeach_timelinephoto_2012-1_socialEvery so often a person needs to take a break from their routine and spend a little “me” time on something they love.

We at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort have the perfect destination for your “me” time…our 700  foot  Lake Michigan sand beach!

And please remember, our beach is a great destination in any season – a snowy beach is truly breathtaking!

Download a copy of our gorgeous eBook A Door County Beach in Autumn to get yourself in the mood for some special “me”time.

And phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
Our beach is ready for you!

Posted in Discover our Beach!, Door County Lodging, Glidden Lodge

It’s not to early to book a stay at our Door County Beach for the Fall!

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At Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, summer is upon us and we are enjoying the warm embrace of the July sun. We know however, that around the corner is Door County’s most breathtakingly, beautiful time of year: autumn! Get a jump on your Fall Getaway to Glidden Lodge. While you are visiting us in summer, make plans to come back this fall.

Fall in Door County is beautiful. But fall at the beach is even better

Download a copy of our gorgeous eBook A Door County Beach in Autumn to get yourself in the mood to plan your autumn getaway! And start planning today.

Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com.
The colors will be brilliant!

 

Posted in A Door County Beach in Autumn, Discover our Beach!, Glidden Lodge
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