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  • Open Door Hosts Hoot-E-Nanny

    Open Door Bird Sanctuary (ODBS) reminds the community to RSVP for their Aug. 23 Hoot-E-Nanny fundraiser. Dinner will be catered by Alexander’s Restaurant and there will be an auction of items such as golf at Horseshoe Bay, a Dual Sport 2 Trek bike, dinners and tours at local homes, a Roy Lukes photo, art, theatre […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Plein Air, Carlsville Days, and Mooosic

    The summer season is upon us and there are too many different activities to keep track of. Good thing The Peninsula Pulse is here to help. Check out all the fun happening in Door County this weekend.   Friday, July 27 Door County Plein Air Festival The Door County Plein Air Festival celebrates the tradition of outdoor painting […]

  • This Weekend In Door County: Free Fun in Wisconsin State Parks

    As summer starts to heat up in Door County so do its weekend activities. Check out all the fun happening in Door County this weekend. Friday, June 1 Live Jazz Sit back and relax for live jazz at the Root Bistro and Wine Bar in Sturgeon Bay from 6:30-8:30 pm. Free. Read more>> Deathfolk Stop […]

  • Door Peninsula Winery Introduces Four Cider Varieties

    Door Peninsula Winery has ventured into cider making with the release of four varieties:  Cherry Mimosa, Perry, Modern Cider and Heritage Cider. All four are exclusively made with Door County-grown apples and cherries or Wisconsin-grown pears. “It’s a return to Carlsville’s roots,” said head Door Peninsula Winemaker Allan Hyland. “Before prohibition, Carlsville produced more than […]

  • Learn to Communicate Effectively at Feb. 8 Workshop

    On Feb. 8, 4 – 5:30 pm, learn how to advocate effectively at the Egg Harbor Town Hall, 5242 County I, just outside of Carlsville. Write On, Door County, Door County Civility Project and the League of Women Voters of Door County present this session designed to give effective strategies to communicate requests, opinions and […]

  • Obituary: Kathryn ‘Kay’ Grace Bacon

    Kathryn “Kay” Grace Bacon, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, formerly of Brussels, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at her home with family at her side. She was born April 14, 1941 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Andrew Thomas Pickert and Rose Ann (Crifassi) Pickert. Kay was united in marriage to Roger Charles Bacon, […]

  • DCVB Collects 1,055 Items during Big Bundle Up Campaign

    The Door County tourism industry and local community worked together to collect 1,055 winter clothing items during the 8th annual Big Bundle Up Campaign. The campaign was led by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and organized locally by the Door County Visitor Bureau. The Door County Visitor Bureau Welcome Center along with community visitor centers […]

  • Door Artisan Cheese to Host First Certified Tourism Ambassador Class of 2018

    The first Door County Certified Tourism Ambassador class of 2018 is Jan. 24, 12:30 – 5 pm at Door Artisan Cheese in Egg Harbor. The Door County Certified Tourism Ambassador Program is a multifaceted program that serves to increase regional tourism by inspiring front-line employees and volunteers to turn each visitor encounter into a positive […]

  • Obituary: Donna May Mencheski

    Donna May Mencheski, 59, of Carlsville, in the Town of Egg Harbor, died at home Nov. 19, 2017. She was born Nov. 6, 1958 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Marvin and Martha (Willis) Turner. Donna was united in marriage to Mitchell Leo Mencheski in Door County in April of 2000. Their two existing families became one, […]

  • Door County Coffee & Tea to Donate Some December Proceeds to United Way

    In December, Door County Coffee & Tea in Carlsville is partnering with United Way of Door County. For every 16-ounce Peppermint Bark Mocha sold during the month, they will donate 50 cents to United Way. The funds donated will go toward meeting United Way’s Annual Campaign need for 2017. Door County Coffee & Tea is […]

  • Nine Door County Drop-Off Sites for ‘Big Bundle Up’ Campaign

    Door County’s tourism industry is currently collecting new and gently used coats, scarves, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “Big Bundle Up” donation campaign. The campaign is a statewide collection program that runs from now through Jan. 2, 2018. All items donated locally will stay in […]

  • Obituary: Kenneth Francis Werkheiser

    Kenneth Francis Werkheiser, 88, of the Town of Egg Harbor near Carlsville, Sturgeon Bay, passed away early Thursday morning, September 28, 2017 in the comfort of his home with family at his side. His life was honored with a funeral service Oct. 1, 2017 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay with Chaplain Mark Richards […]

  • You Take the Corn, I’ll Take The Pie: Leist brothers eat up competition at Carlsville Corn Fest

    Corn is in the air. And so are bits of cherry pie. Flying off cobs and out of pie tins as hungry jaws clamp down on their prize in a race to completion. On Sept. 9, attendees will flock to Schopf’s Dairy View Country Store in Carlsville to enjoy the huge corn maze, food and […]

  • Silent Auction, Eating Contests, Music from Modern Day Drifters at Corn Fest

    Sunshine House will present their 15th annual Corn Fest, taking place at Schopf’s Hilltop Dairy on Sept. 9. There will also be a bake sale, corn maze, sweet corn and pie eating contest, live music by the Modern Day Drifters (11 am – 3 pm), raffles, silent auction, food from the corn café and more. […]

  • Decorated Veteran and Simon Creek Winery Founder Tim Lawrie Dies at 73

    Colonel Thomas “Tim” Lawrie, one of Door County’s most decorated veterans and founder of Simon Creek Winery, died Saturday at age 73 of an apparent heart attack. Lawrie volunteered for two tours in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the 101st airborne and as an adviser to a Vietnamese paratrooper battalion. As a combat infantryman he […]

  • Obituary: Thomas “Tim” Lawrie

    Col. (Ret.) Thomas “Tim” Lawrie, 73, of Baileys Harbor died suddenly Aug. 12, 2017, at his home after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born Oct. 16, 1943 in Berlin, Wisconsin.  He is the son of the late John and Vera (Moeller) Lawrie. Lawrie graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1961 and received […]

  • Down on the Farm Since 1902: The Henschel Family

    If Joe Young and Sam M. Lewis had known about the dynasty that had begun in Door County 17 years earlier, their 1919 hit song, “How You Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm,” might never have been written. Ed Henschel, one of 15 children in a family from Elkhart Lake, needed to strike out […]

  • Overheard and Shoutouts: June 30, 2017

    OVERHEARD Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud? “Seriously, if there is a sewage fountain today, I’m taking a personal day.” “It just smells like you pooped a candle.” “I […]