Area: Algoma

  • Algoma Hosts New Winter Malaise Showcase

    Don’t think that late-night punk shows exist on the peninsula? Well, perhaps not often, but now you can find such a thing in Algoma as part of its First Friday art nights. Members of local rock bands Ben Luten and Hue Blanc’s Joyless Ones present the Winter Malaise Showcase as an extension of the Friday-night […]

  • Questions & Artists: Karla Lauden

    by Kendra Bulgrin, James May Gallery The latest exhibit at James May Gallery is Tension in the Ordinary, which includes the work of mixed-media artist Karla Lauden, who creates artwork that explores piecing together new realities from found materials. Her most recent work deals with surviving a life-threatening disease, so the images convey the ideas […]

  • Kay Smith Named New Director of Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce

    Kay Smith is the new executive director of the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce. She has extensive experience in the financial-services and nonprofit sectors and will manage the day-to-day chamber business. Jennifer Emert, pastor of the Algoma United Methodist Church; and Ann Renard, a third-generation owner of Renard’s Cheese and Rosewood Dairy, have been elected […]

  • Falls-Prevention Program Offered in Algoma

    The Aging & Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore and St. John Lutheran Church in Algoma will be offering Stepping On, a seven-week falls-prevention program to be held each Monday, April 13 – June 1, 10 am – 12 pm. (There will be no class May 25.) Attendance at all seven sessions is highly encouraged because […]

  • Algoma United Methodist Church Hosting Potato-Pancake Supper

    Join the families and friends of Algoma United Methodist Church, 794 Parker Ave. in Algoma, on Feb. 25, 4-6 pm, for an all-you-can-eat potato-pancake supper that will feature the Lohrey family’s heirloom recipe for potato pancakes with applesauce and sour cream. The church’s men and clergy will provide the pancakes, sausages, dessert, coffee and wonderful […]

  • Bird City Algoma Committee Members Looking for Photos for Migratory Bird Day Celebration

    Bird City Algoma committee members are looking for bird photos for their annual International Migratory Bird Day celebration, to be held April 18 at the Algoma Youth Club. They welcome amateur, professional, semi-professional and student photographers in Door and Kewaunee counties to capture photos of birds in their yards, along the shoreline, in a tree […]

  • Ayurveda Workshop at Roots Yoga

    Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, will host an interactive Ayurveda workshop, Living in Harmony with the Cycles of Nature, on Feb. 29, 1-2:30 pm. This workshop, led by certified Ayurvedic health practitioner Virginia VanPay, will help balance the body as participants learn self-care techniques for seasonal allergies and how to live in harmony […]

  • ‘Tension in the Ordinary’ at James May Gallery

    James May Gallery ( presents Tension in the Ordinary: Winter Invitational, featuring Cristian Andersson, Melissa Dorn, Karla Lauden and Elyse-Krista Mische. The regional artists in this diverse group deal with ideas of mortality, obsession and amnesia through multiple media, including performance, installation, drawing, fibers and painting.  On Feb. 8, 5:30-8 pm, visit the new James […]

  • Winter Malaise Showcase in Algoma

    After the galleries and shops shut down during Algoma’s First Friday art nights, the entertainment continues at Ape’s Bar and Grill, 518 4th St. in Algoma. Already into its third concert, the First Friday Winter Malaise Showcase features an eclectic assortment of acts, and each show begins and ends with local heavyweights Ben Luten and […]

  • CBD+Yoga Classes at Roots Yoga

    In collaboration with Native Roots Hemp, Roots Yoga is continuing to offer CBD+yoga (COGA) classes in 2020 on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 6:30-7:30 pm, at Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma. The COGA class began in the summer of 2019 when Stacy Deprey-Purper of Native Roots Hemp and Jamie Schmiling […]

  • Winter Trivia League at Algoma’s Steele Street Hops

    On Jan. 23, 7-9 pm, Methunky Trivia will host the first in its four-part, limited-edition winter trivia league at Steele Street Hops, 322 Steele St. in Algoma. It’s open to the public and will continue Feb. 20, March 26 and April 30.   A traditional paper-and-pen-style trivia game, competitors are encouraged to arrive early to claim […]

  • ‘Wisconsin Life’ Features Algoma Artist Bren Sibilsky

    The PBS Wisconsin television show Wisconsin Life highlighted Algoma sculptor and painter Bren Sibilsky as a feature story during its Jan. 9, 7 pm, episode. (Check to see other airing times.) After communicating throughout the summer and fall, the TV crew interviewed Sibilsky at her studio and gallery and took lots of videos and […]

  • James May Gallery Closes, James May North Remains Open

    Absence and presence are peculiar concepts. Despite being opposites, both can be felt at the same time. This tricky philosophical puzzle will soon be put to the test in Algoma when James May Gallery owners Kendra Bulgrin and Jimmy Eddings will close that gallery and move to Milwaukee. The art scene in Algoma changed when […]

  • Set 2020 Intentions in Metal with Roots Yoga

    Join Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, for its 2020 Intentions in Metal Workshop on Jan. 13, 6-7:30 pm. Through a series of activities including guided meditation, you’ll choose a mantra to inspire you throughout the year. Then art instructor Jodi Haack will help you stamp the mantra in metal and make a piece […]

  • Obituary: Helen Mae Peterson

    Oct. 21, 1928 ~ Dec. 20, 2019 Helen Mae Peterson, 91, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, died at Algoma Long Term Care, where she had resided the past few years. She was born at home on the family farm in the Town of Gibraltar, the daughter of Andrew and Clara (LaPlant) Kaczmarek. Helen graduated from Gibraltar High School […]

  • Set 2020 Intentions In Metal with Roots Yoga

    Begin 2020 with intention by joining Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, for the 2020 Intentions in Metal Workshop on Dec. 14, 10:30 am – 12 pm. Through various activities including guided meditation, participants will choose a mantra to inspire them throughout the year. Then art instructor Jodi Haack will help stamp it in […]

  • Pet Photos with Santa at Algoma Visitor Center

    The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce will host Santa Claus Dec. 14, 11 am – 1 pm, at the visitor center, 1226 Lake St. in Algoma, so that area residents can have their pet’s picture taken with the jolly elf. A goodwill offering or nonperishable food donation to benefit the Kewaunee County Food Pantry is […]

  • ‘Change of Wind’ Opens Dec. 6 at James May North Gallery

    James May North will present Change of Wind – a group exhibition featuring Monika Meler, Heather Macali, Juan Alberto Negroni and Nichole Gronvold Roller – beginning Dec. 6 and running through Jan. 25. The show is free and open to the public. Join the artists for the opening reception Dec. 6, 5:30-8 pm, at James May […]

  • Algoma Community Band Performs Holiday Favorites Dec. 11

    The Algoma Community Band will open its annual holiday concert with a flourish and end with a sleigh ride through fluffy snow Dec. 11, 7 pm, in the elementary school Performing Arts Center. Under the direction of Tom Mueller, the holiday concert will offer comfort, joy and good tidings through favorite Christmas songs by Irving […]

  • Monthly Memory Café Begins at Algoma Public Library

    The Algoma Public Library, in partnership with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore, will host a monthly memory café on the second Wednesday, 10-11:30 am, beginning Dec. 11, at the Algoma Public Library, 406 Fremont St. There is no cost to attend. A memory café provides an opportunity for those experiencing early-stage […]