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  • Shepherd of the Bay Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    On July 21, the Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church congregation will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its church building and the congregation’s formation.  Originally Zion Lutheran Church of Sister Bay and Trinity Lutheran Church of Ellison Bay, the congregations voted to merge under a new name and build a new building to support the […]

  • Kiwanis Club Looks to Donate Uncle Tom’s Pancake Grills

    The Kiwanis Club of Northern Door has closed up shop, distributed all of its funds to charities, donated usable items to local civic groups and charities and given historical items to the Liberty Grove Historical Society for preservation. The club is now looking for an organization that can use two large, cast-iron pancake grills. Originally used […]

  • Meet Artist Sergey Cherep at MoonBird

    MoonBird, 12044 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host a reception for Sergey Cherep on July 27, 2-7:30 pm.  The signature style of this renowned artist and professor at Italy’s Accademia del Verbanzo causes his work to be recognized immediately, and his landscapes and seascapes earned him the Muse Award in 2007 for Best in […]

  • New Works at Lynn’s Pottery Incorporate Spots

    Lynn’s Pottery’s resident potter, Lynn LaLuzerne, is exhibiting her newest pieces, which feature her latest design element: spots. She has playfully incorporated spots into her cups, bowls, plates, casseroles and more. Lynn’s Pottery is on the corner of Highway 42 and Garrett Bay Road in Ellison Bay.

  • Linden Gallery Warehouse Sale July 27

    The Linden Gallery will hold a warehouse sale July 27, 10 am – 4 pm, at Tower Storage, 11666 Old Stage Court in Ellison Bay. This is your opportunity to purchase that piece you always wanted. After 24 years, the Lindens closed their gallery in May to focus on their expanding projects in China. Follow […]

  • Eminent Organist to Give Concert at Shepherd of the Bay

    Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host organist Mark Mummert in a free concert on July 20, 7 pm. He’ll perform works by J.S. Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Johannes Brahms, Janet Correll, Aaron Davis Miller, Gerald Near, Ned Rorem and Charles-Marie Widor on the church’s 23-rank Dobson tracker pipe […]

  • New Interpretive Trail Signage at Ellison Bluff County Park

    The Door County Facilities and Parks Department officially unveiled new interpretive trail signage along a 1.3-mile hiking trail at Ellison Bluff County Park on June 29. The signs were created using memorial gifts from the family and friends of the late Norbert “Trip” Kroening III. The Friends of Door County Parks and the Facilities and […]

  • Meet Artist and Designer Bettina Madini at Moonbird

    Moonbird gallery, 12044 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host a reception for artist and designer Bettina Madini (BettinaMadini.com) on July 5, 2-5 pm; and July 6, 10 am – 4 pm. Her work includes handmade and painted silk, felted wool scarves, silk paintings, acrylic and watercolors on canvas, and vibrant, nature-inspired yoga/legging pants that are […]

  • New Works by Joanne Kirkland at Ellison Bay Pottery

    New pottery by Madison potter Joanne Kirkland – including popular pieces such as her loon platter and scenes from her backyard farm – is now available at Ellison Bay Pottery, along with new shapes and sculptural vessels. Kirkland likes dynamic surface decorations, uses a wax resist glazing technique, and regularly wood- and soda-fires her works.

  • Door County Sea Kayak Symposium Returns for 16th Year

    Rowleys Bay Resort in Ellison Bay will host the 16th year of the family-friendly Door County Sea Kayak Symposium (everyonepaddles.com) July 12-14 – a gathering that welcomes beginners to advanced kayakers to participate in 80-plus classes, tours, demonstrations and group activities. Instructors are experienced and passionate about helping kayakers get to the next level. Beginner-level […]

  • Turtle Ridge Adds Space for New Artwork

    There’s something special about traveling to Turtle Ridge Gallery. When you’re there, some of the best parts of Door County come together: the arts and nature. The gallery is somewhat secluded from the already secluded Ellison Bay, settled about one mile down Mink River Road. Arriving at the gallery, you’ll notice a serene quiet and […]

  • French Cookbook Author Teaches at Savory Spoon

    Join Angela J. Reed – who writes the Parisienne Farmgirl blog, is the author of From France to the Farm, and produces the weekly YouTube show Everyday Château – at Ellison Bay’s Savory Spoon Cooking School for From France to the Farm. It’s a new course offered on July 10 and 17 that will take you from […]

  • A Legacy of Environmental Stewardship at The Clearing

    by Mike Schneider, Executive Director, The Clearing Jens Jensen, who founded The Clearing Folk School in 1935, may not have been familiar with the term “environmental stewardship,” but he certainly practiced it on these 128 acres, as well as in many other places, during his long career. Although best known for his ground-breaking, Prairie-style landscape-design […]

  • Legal Aid Celebrates Anniversary at Uncork Summer

    The Legal Aid Society of Door County (LAS) celebrated its 30th anniversary with its first appearance at the Uncork Summer festival on June 22. Participation was part of LAS’s goal to expand its service area to Northern Door County and Washington Island. LAS provides legal services to low-income families and individuals, helping with matters such […]

  • ‘Heavenly Harp’ at Shepherd of the Bay July 1

    Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will present Heavenly Harp on July 1, 7 pm. Karin Gunderson and Amanda Pace will take the audience on a heart-touching journey as they weave elegant harp music and vocal harmonies with true stories of God’s surprising presence in encounters with heaven, miracles, […]

  • Traveling Knife Sharpener at Savory Spoon

    Bring your favorite kitchen knives and get them sharpened at Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay on June 27, 12-2pm. It’s best for safety in the kitchen if you have a sharp knife, so this is an opportunity to get them sharpened by a professional, Kelly Lewis of Green Bay. It’s best to sharpen […]

  • Clay Bay Pottery Presents ‘Ladies Galore and More’

    Clay Bay Pottery celebrates Midsömmar with its new show, Ladies Galore and More. View these new works and meet the artists June 21, 10 am – 7 pm. Along with new work by Jeanne and David Aurelius, fellow potters Mary Deneen and Martha Winter will contribute uncommon ladies and wall pieces. Peter Deneen’s bowls and […]

  • Meet Artist Sergey Cherep at MoonBird

    MoonBird, 12044 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host a reception for Sergey Cherep on July 27, 2-9 pm. The signature style of this renowned artist and professor at Italy’s Accademia del Verbanzo causes his work to be recognized immediately, and his landscapes and seascapes earned him the Muse Award in 2007 for the Best […]

  • Obituary: Dr. Jeffrey L. Schauder

    Sept. 23, 1946 – June 12, 2019  Dr. Jeffrey L. Schauder died at his home in Ellison Bay at the age of 72, with his family at his side.  Jeff was born in Shawano, Wisconsin, to a family of WWII veterans, and he dedicated his life to the service of others, both personally and professionally, including as […]