John Nichols to Keynote DPDC’s 4th Annual Thomas Paine Dinner & ‘Gray Donkey’ Auction, May 23

Door County Democrats’ Fourth Annual Thomas Paine “Common Sense” Dinner and “Gray Donkey” Silent Auction will take place at  Bjorklunden, in Baileys Harbor on Thursday, May 23, beginning with a social hour at 5:30 pm and dinner at 6:30.


John Nichols

Each year, Democrats traditionally celebrate an evening of fun and fellowship by honoring Revolutionary Era progressive, Thomas Paine. This year, John Nichols, a well-known progressive commentator and author, will provide insights into the current political scene. There will be an outstanding buffet dinner with a cash bar.

The “Gray Donkey” silent auction features a collection of specially selected new and “pre-owned” items. Come prepared to bid.

The Cost to attend is $25 per person which includes dinner, dessert, coffee, the evening’s entertainment and the silent auction.
An RSVP is necessary! Please, contact Francha Barnard 920.839.2829 or email to reserve space(s) so they have dinner for all.

You may contribute new or gently-used items for the “Gray Donkey” silent auction. Items may be delivered  to the Door County Democratic Party office at 62 S. 3rd Ave., Sturgeon Bay on Thursdays from Noon – 5 pm. If you need to have items picked up, contact Barb Perloff via email at or call 920.839.9282 to arrange pickup.

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