• New Venues, New Activities, New Fun at Pumpkin Patch

    It has long been one of the busiest – if not the busiest – weekends of the year in Door County, but the Pumpkin Patch Festival might be bigger than ever this weekend. Anyone who has driven through Egg Harbor this summer has seen the new crowds and energy in the village, thanks in large part […]

  • Obituary: Gay Lynn (Ellefson) Hecker

    Nov. 1, 1955 – Oct. 8, 2019  Gay Lynn Hecker, 63, of Waco, Texas, and Egg Harbor, died in the loving arms of her family Oct. 8, 2019. She was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the daughter of Richard “Dick” and Barbara Lynn (Aaron) Ellefson. After graduating from Tremper High School in Kenosha in 1973, Gay earned her associate […]

  • Pumpkin Patch Festival: A Food Preview

    Egg Harbor’s Pumpkin Patch Festival is a favorite event for many reasons: a variety of great kids’ activities, a schedule of lively live music and an array of delicious food and drink offerings. This week in the Palate section, we hope to get you excited about a fun-filled Pumpkin Patch weekend with a foodie preview […]

  • Server of the Week: Joe Smith at Shipwrecked Brew Pub

    Joe, Joe, he runs the show.  At Shipwrecked, you’ll find him aglow. He expos and hosts and guides with ease.  There’s more to Joe than you will see. He sings karaoke with show tunes for free.  He’ll be your partner if Hope agrees.  He loves his job and employees the most.  He’ll be glad to […]

  • Birch Creek Hosts Night of Jazz during Associates’ Fall Fundraiser

    Birch Creek’s dedicated volunteers, known as associates, will present a festive evening of social time, delicious food and great music Oct. 12 to raise funds in support of Birch Creek’s Play It Forward program. Beloved Jazz II Session faculty performers Jeff Campbell on bass, Rick Haydon on guitar and Reggie Thomas on piano will play […]

  • Learn to Swing Dance!

    Learn the basics of East Coast swing dance during an East Coast swing-dance workshop Oct. 9, 7-9 pm, at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door School of Dance, 4614 Harbor School Road in Egg Harbor. No previous dance training is needed.  This dance is easy to learn and fun to use for a variety of musical […]

  • Don’t Miss 2019 Pumpkin Patch Festival

    Egg Harbor’s Pumpkin Patch Festival – a fall family tradition – will return Oct. 12-13 with great live music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, face painting, pumpkin and scarecrow displays, kids’ games and activities, food and fun. New this year? Horseshoe Bay Farms is providing a free shuttle that allows visitors to park at Frank Murphy County […]

  • Little Eddie Big Cup Raises Thousands for Mental Health-Related Charities

    The sixth Little Eddie Big Cup golf tournament raised thousands of dollars for mental health-related charities Sept. 29. The sold-out tournament at Peninsula State Park is played in memory of former course employee, bartender and costume-wearer extraordinaire Eddie Strege, who died in 2014.  The event included prizes for the winning teams and costumes, plus a […]

  • “Water Justice: Equity, Resilience and the Future of the Great Lakes” Event October 3rd at Kress

    As Wisconsin’s only non-profit environmental law center, Midwest Environmental Advocates works to defend public rights, protect natural resources, and ensure transparency and accountability in government. For twenty years, MEA has provided affordable legal services to thousands of citizens around the state, including citizens of Kewaunee and Door Counties, who are facing environmental threats. MEA is […]

  • Egg Harbor Earns Silver SolSmart Designation

    Village makes it easier for businesses, residents to go solar The Village of Egg Harbor recently earned a SolSmart Silver designation, making it only the second municipality in Wisconsin to earn silver status from the solar-recognition program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The northern Wisconsin city of Ashland is the other silver designee. […]

  • Plum Bottom Opens ‘From the Land’ Exhibit

    Plum Bottom will host Art Show 6: From the Land Sept. 28 – Oct. 11, with an artist reception to be held Sept. 28, 1-4 pm, at the Plum Bottom Road location. From the Land features the newest collections of mosaics by Shaka Evans, pottery by Pat Black, wood bowls by Ed Brogan and jewelry […]

  • Learn to Tap Dance

    Learn the fundamental steps and techniques of tap dancing at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door during an eight-week series of classes designed for beginning tap students or those looking to refresh their skills. No previous dance training is required. This fun dance style is easy to learn and a great way to exercise the body […]

  • The Pub at Fireside Now Open for Fall Football

    The Pub – a new addition to the Fireside restaurant – has opened in Egg Harbor between Spot, a women’s clothing store; and the main entrance to the Fireside on Hwy 42 in downtown Egg Harbor. It features a full cocktail menu, 18 beers on tap, bar seating, high-tops, a pool table and an array […]

  • 2019 Egg Harbor Pumpkin Patch Festival (Oct. 12 – 13)

    Egg Harbor’s Pumpkin Patch Festival is one of the great family traditions in Door County, with kids activities, carnival rides, great food, drink, and fun!

  • Community Blood Drive Sept. 5 at Kress Pavilion

    The Door County Visitor Bureau will be working with the Community Blood Center (CBC) to hold a community blood drive Sept. 5, 10 am – 2 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. The CBC has been partnering with the Door County Medical Center to provide blood and blood products since fall 2018.

  • EGGstravangzana Brings in More Than $95,000

    According to Kathy Beck, chair of the Public Arts Initiative (PAI) of Egg Harbor, the second EGGstravaganza auction – held Aug. 17 at the Kress Pavilion – was an “egg-normous community success,” with more than 300 people attending the gala event. “It was standing room only, hanging from the rafters,” said PAI co-chair Bev Prohl. “It was […]

  • ‘Be Your Own Illuminary’ Opens at Woodwalk

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the new abstract exhibit at Woodwalk Gallery builds on that idea: that each artist is his or her own light in the art world, blazing a unique path. Be Your Own Illuminary opens Aug. 29 and features longtime Door County artist Christy Kelly-Bentgen, who has been […]

  • Horseshoe Bay Farms Announces Public Tours, Stakeholder Sessions

    Horseshoe Bay Farms Inc., the new nonprofit organization working to preserve and guide the historic Egg Harbor property, held its first stakeholder session Aug. 19.  Representatives from local historical societies, municipal governments, businesses and families with ties to the property were invited to share stories, visions and possibilities for the future of the property located […]

  • Birch Creek’s Fall Concert Series and Associates’ Fall Fundraiser

    Birch Creek will offer five performances during its Fall Concert Series, plus an evening at a jazz club-style bistro created in Juniper Hall for the Associates’ Fall Fundraiser. On Aug. 31, Liam Teague, an internationally renowned steel-pan virtuoso and director of the Percussion Session’s steel band, will perform with an ensemble that includes Birch Creek […]

  • Attend Tai Chi and Qigong Sessions and Demonstration

    Tai chi Master Chan Ming Shu will lead an international tai chi symposium – teaching tai chi and qigong during four two-hour sessions – Aug. 26-29 at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. Laughing Tiger Tai Chi and Junction Center Yoga are cosponsoring the symposium. Chan has been practicing tai chi for nearly 40 years, has represented Taiwan […]