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Sister Bay Historical Society wins grant for festival

After receiving a grant for nearly $23,000, the Sister Bay Historical Society will host the inaugural Door County Christkindlmark. The word is German for “Christmas market.” The Joint Enterprise Marketing grant is from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The event coordinator, John Nelson felt the grant landed on Sister Bay because of the ability to bring travelers from both in and out of Wisconsin

 

 

Christkindlmarkt will showcase vendors selling homemade goods and northern European delicacies. Nelson says this sort of affair is common in other parts of the world and even in Wisconsin.

 

 

The Historical Society is also planning on contacting prospective artisans and restaurants to be vendors during the event. Nelson likes the idea that this can give life to the town in a typically slow period. It also is estimated to have a positive financial impact from visitor travel.

 

 

The event is scheduled for November 26-28, December 4-6, and December 11-13.

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