Calling All Artists!

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! We are looking for painters, photographers, artists, etc to help us with our fundraiser, Flavors on Main: A Progressive Dinner & Art Exhibit.

Are you an artist who likes to create for a cause? If the answer is yes, we need you!

On Friday, September 16, we will have our Art Exhibit on display at the coffeehouse. Guests will vote for their favorite work with money. The 10 art pieces that raise the most money will be the winners. All other entries will be returned to the artist. All proceeds/votes from all entries will be contributed to the organization.

If your work is a winning piece at our fundraiser, it will be displayed as a permanent piece at The Open Door Coffeehouse with a “feature description” and bio of artist.

We have a suggested theme of “IT TAKES A VILLAGE”. If you will be entering a piece in the exhibit, please private message us with contact info, type of art, bio of self. Please submit artwork to The Open Door Coffeehouse by September 14th.

Looking for Life Changers

coffee changeslives.

Do you love coffee? Or are you looking for a place to volunteer at? Do you want to change your community or help a local non profit organization?

**We are looking for volunteers for a BARISTA position. No coffee experience required. Training will be provided.**

We are looking for someone upbeat, friendly and enthusiastic!

Please complete the volunteer application at the link below.

Ever participated in a progressive dinner?


Come support a local organization that is making waves, moving mountains & changing the community for good, one coffee, one friendship and one program at a time. As our annual fundraiser, you will not want to miss Flavors on Main – a Progressive Dinner & Art Exhibit.

Find tickets at our Eventbrite page (or at The Open Door).
$45/ticket or $80/couple (does not include Eventbrite fees)

Your evening will start at the time of your choosing between 5pm-8pm at THE LEGION for a thirst quinching drink. Meander Main Street and it’s local shops and historic beauty while making your way to your appetizer at DON RAMONS, MACC 2016 Business of the Year. After your starter, head over to the gorgeous staple in Mayville, the AUDUBON INN and NOLA NORTH GRILLE, for a delicious and elegant dinner. When you’re ready to walk it off, move on down to coffeeshop that is working hard for our community, THE OPEN DOOR COFFEEHOUSE, to enjoy dessert and a local Art Exhibit.

Note: Feel free to show your support for each local restaurant by enjoying additional drinks at your leisure. Please consider that tickets DO NOT include tips for each location.

Art Exhibit: Local artists have created art focused around the suggested theme, “It takes a village”. These art pieces will be displayed at the coffeehouse for all to see. Please consider bringing cash to “vote” on your favorite artwork. The top 10 pieces that make the most money will be permanently displayed at the coffeehouse. All proceeds (votes) will go towards programming at The Open Door.

Note: This event is limited to 18 years of age and older.

We LOVE our teachers & we’re here to support their efforts!




We LOVE our teachers & We’re here to support their efforts!  What’s that African Proverb?…  “It takes a village to raise a child.”  And we believe we are a part of the village that is responsible for helping in raise productive members of society.

School is getting ready to start up again…and we are ready for action!  Ready to assist and help in the efforts of our teachers!  Ready to support them and the students however we can.

One of the ways we do this is by hosting a study club called WIRED.  WIRED is for 7th-12th grade students.  We provide students that are part of this club incentives to study, read and do homework at the coffeehouse!  We are also partnering with teachers and community members to build this program to guide and mentor students to be the best versions of themselves that they can be!

How do you get to be a part of WIRED?  Or wondering how to get your student involved?  The Open Door Coffeehouse will have opportunities to get more information and sign up at Mayville School’s Open Houses, the Middle School Literature Night, and at our WIRED Kick Off Party!

What?  A PARTY?!!!!  That’s right!

The WIRED KICK OFF PARTY, themed Bring the Milk Can Home will be sponsored by the MAYVILLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM on Friday September 9th.  Come to the coffeehouse to sign up for WIRED, get more information about the study program, get signed up for our WIRED Together Program, eat snacks and GET PUMPED UP FOR THE MAYVILLE vs LOMIRA football game!  MORE INFO TO FOLLOW!

We’re looking forward to a year of growth in our local students!

New Season Coming and More to Offer You!

This is only a SAMPLE of everything we will be doing this fall and winter!  Some other programs we are looking forward to is our 1 on 1 Mentorship Program, Our Open Door Coffee Cart in the Mayville High School, Additional reading programs for the middle school, and Resource Group for Alternative Schooling students.

We aren’t finished yet!  Lots to come and we’re excited to be here for you!

Reaching Young People In a Small Community

Did you know that we are a NON PROFIT coffeehouse? We provide life skills development and mentorship programs to the community for free or almost at no cost! Did you know that the PROFITS from the coffeehouse and the DONATIONS from you are what keep our programs going?

Want to know more? Check out this interview to learn about our organization and how we are changing our community!