WRiTERS NiGHT original open mic at The Holiday Music Motel's Tambourine Lounge!
Other weekly local open mics and happenings:
Tuesday nights 10pm-close - Waterfront Mary's - 3662 N Duluth Ave (approx. 10 min drive from motel)
Wednesday nights 8-midnight - Butch's Tavern - 112 S 3rd Avenue downtown Sturgeon Bay (2 blocks from motel)
Friday nights - Glas Coffeehouse - 67 E Maple (just over the Oregon St. bridge!)

Weekly live local music venues:
Stone Harbor Resort - every Friday and Saturday 8pm-12am, Sunday "Funday" (summertime only) 2-6pm - right across from motel

Waterfront Mary's - 3662 N Duluth (3 miles from motel) - Friday, Saturday and more.... see schedule
Kitty O'Rileys - 59 E Oak St (just over the Oregon St. bridge)
Harmony By The Bay (Wednesdays - summer only) - Martin Park (3 blocks from motel)

Other Sturgeon Bay venues frequently hosting live music:
Brick Lot Pub
Door County Fire Company
Rauers Roadhouse

Papers listing weekly music events throughout the county:
Key To The Door
Peninsula Pulse