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Events & Notable Dates

Door County Sea Kayak SymposiumDoor County Sea Kayak Symposium - July 8-10, 2016

We’re excited to celebrate 12 years of the Door County Sea Kayak Symposium. Join us as we build a community of sea kayakers for a few days each summer. Whether you are an experienced kayaker or just beginning, the Door County Sea Kayak Symposium is a weekend of fun, growth and learning for everyone! Additional details can be found at

RED Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Day - Sunday, July 10, 2016

Representatives from will be at Rutabaga from RED Stand Up Paddleboard Co 12-3pm on Sunday, July 10. Come prepared to paddle, ask questions and have some fun! Call the store for details.

Paddle & PortagePaddle & Portage - Saturday, July 30, 2016

Saturday’s race begins at James Madison Park with a 1.5-mile paddle on Lake Mendota, followed by a 1-mile portage past the Capitol and Dane County Farmers' Market, before heading to Lake Monona for a 1.5-mile paddle to the finish line at Olbrich Park. Racers and spectators are invited to the post-race party at Olbrich Park for live music, food, craft brews and the 2016 Paddle & Portage awards ceremony.