• Therapy Dog Visits Algoma’s Book Corner

    The Book Corner invites children to read a story to Algoma’s friendly service dog, Nala, who will be visiting the store June 28 and July 5, 19, and 26, 11 am – 12 pm. Nala enjoys listening to stories, and anyone who reads her a story will earn a free book.

  • Explore Algoma Opened June 21

    Explore Algoma, a new kayak and paddle-board rental business, celebrated its official opening June 21. Explore Algoma rents single and tandem kayaks and stand-up paddle boards at hourly and daily rates starting at $35 per hour. Couple and co-owners Don Chic and Katie Crossman are renting their tiki-inspired shed from the City of Algoma. It’s […]

  • Two-Year Anniversary Celebration at Book Corner

    The Book Corner, 401 Third Street in Algoma, is celebrating two years in business with a sale on June 28, 29 and 30, 11 am – 3 pm. Stop in to discover the mystery of the red dots! Nala, a friendly service dog, will visit June 28, 11 am – 12 pm, and you’ll receive […]

  • CBD + Yoga = COGA at Algoma’s Roots Yoga

    Roots Yoga and One Health WI are partnering to offer Algoma’s first COGA class – which is CBD and yoga – July 10 and 24, 6:30–7:30 pm, at Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma. Drink CBD tea – courtesy of One Health WI – to destress; then relax with guided meditation by Roots Yoga. The cost […]

  • Grand Opening for Rio Creek Country Store, Algoma True Value

    The Rio Creek Country Store and Algoma True Value are hosting a grand opening with a ribbon cutting, hors d’oeuvres, cake and a door prize at the Rio Creek Country Store, E4351 County Road K in Algoma, on June 27, 4 pm. During the four-day celebration June 27-30, visitors to either store can expect giveaways, […]

  • New Kayak and Paddleboard Rental Enters Algoma Scene

    Explore Algoma – a new kayak and paddleboard rental business – invites the public to a ribbon cutting June 21, 12-1 pm, at Olson Park, N8108 Hwy 42. Explore Algoma rents single and tandem kayaks and stand-up paddleboards at hourly and daily rates. With the kayak launch just steps away, Explore Algoma has everything you need to […]

  • Yardstick Books Host 4th of July Bike Parade

    Join Yardstick Books, 317 Steele St. in Algoma, for an Independence Day bicycle parade on July 4, 9 am. Children and adults are encouraged to decorate bikes, strollers, scooters, wagons – and dogs! – to celebrate the holiday. Arrive around 8:45 am to line up before the parade travels around the block at 9 am. […]

  • Algoma Farmers’ Market Begins Sunday, June 23

    Sunday visitors to Algoma can enjoy the return of its Sunday farmers’ market, held every Sunday, June 23 through Oct. 27, 9:30 am – 1 pm, at Legion Park, 620 Lake St. Buy from vendors selling vegetables, crafts, maple syrup, meats, essential oils and more. Specialty vendors such as Tapuat Kombucha and Two Spoiled Danes […]

  • New Wolf Mural at Algoma’s Robert Ray Gallery

    Visitors and residents of Algoma can now enjoy a new downtown mural: “Gray Wolf Territory” by Alicia Czechowski is the pride and joy of Robert Ray Gallery, 520 Parkway St. Owners Chris Baugniet and Dale Rustad commissioned the piece to commemorate the gallery’s one-year anniversary. Czechowski chose the mural image after researching the city’s history […]

  • ‘Beyond Joy’ Author to Sign Copies at Caffé Tlazo

    Algoma author Tricia Jeane Croyle will sign the second book in her Joy series, Beyond Joy: A Journey into freedom, wisdom, power and wellbeing on June 19, 11 am – 2 pm, at Caffé Tlazo, 607 4th St. in Algoma. Beyond Joy is for those who want to be conscious creators and manifestors. It will guide […]

  • Door Peninsula Marine Corps League Gathering to Honor ‘Devil Dogs’

    The Door Peninsula Marine Corps League will commemorate the 101st anniversary of U.S. Marines engaging German forces in France’s Belleau Wood during World War I and earning the name Devil Dogs. This gathering – to be held June 8, 12 pm, at American Legion Post 236, 913 6th St. in Algoma – will honor all […]

  • James May North to Host Flat Plexi Portrait Workshop

    Kendra Bulgrin will lead students in exploring flat acrylic portrait painting on Plexiglas in the manner of Jim Nutt, Barbara Rossi and Karl Wirsum through a short lecture, slide show, demonstrations and personal assistance at James May North on June 15. The class is for all skill levels, ages 12 and older. The cost of […]

  • James May Gallery Hosts Juried Ceramics Show

    James May Gallery (, 213 Steele St. in Algoma, will open its annual juried ceramics show, Working Pots IV, on June 6, with a reception on June 7, 5:30-8 pm. Juried by Nick Devries, it will run through July 1. The James May Family Gallery Show will feature work by Kendra Bulgrin, Jimmy Eddings and […]

  • Algoma’s Shanty Days Return in August

    Fireworks will return to light up the Algoma sky on Aug. 11 during the 2019 Shanty Days festival ( Now in its 33rd year, the three-day festival on the shore of Lake Michigan will include a parade, car cruise, juried arts and crafts fair, food, music, 5K run, beach volleyball tournament, teen stage, pool tournament, […]

  • Algoma Summer Concerts in the Park Return

    Algoma Summer Concerts in the Park – the city’s free, pet-friendly, outdoor concert series – will return to Heritage Park every Thursday in July and August. Opening acts begin at 6 pm; main acts begin at 7 pm. The 2019 series features The Charmless Few on July 4, Big Mouth & The Power Tool Horns on […]

  • James May Screens Movies About Environmental Protection

    James May North, 219 State St. in Algoma, will screen Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time on May 28, 6 pm, as one of the final programs of Algoma’s Art of Water month. Green Fire explores Aldo Leopold’s career and his enduring influence, tracing how he shaped the modern conservation […]

  • One Health WI Cuts Ribbon in Algoma

    The Algoma Area Chamber welcomed One Health WI – a veteran-owned, woman-owned CBD oil company at 219 Steele St. in Algoma – with a ribbon-cutting and light lunch on May 17 for 40 attendees. They learned about CBD oil and the face, bath and body products and services that One Health WI will offer. Owners […]

  • Algoma Summer Concerts in the Park Return in July and August

    Algoma Summer Concerts in the Park ( will return every Thursday in July and August to Heritage Park, where spectators can enjoy the Lake Michigan view in the natural amphitheater while enjoying some great bands. Concert-goers may take their own chairs, blankets and carry-in beverages and food, or they may purchase locally made wine and […]