• Fish Creek Construction Takes Next Step

    The reconstruction of Highway 42 in Fish Creek took another step forward June 5 as crews reopened the highway from through the village up to County F, shortening the detour route for vehicles to get around the major reconfiguration.  Work continues on the section of Highway 42 between County F and the crosswalk by the […]

  • Peninsula Players Theatre Earns Wisconsin Arts Board Grant

    A Wisconsin Arts Board grant has gone to Peninsula Players Theatre through the board’s Creation and Presentation Program. The funds will support the theater company’s continued development and presentation of outstanding community programs and theatrical productions. Peninsula Players Theatre’s community outreach includes preshow seminars, postshow discussions and its winter play-reading series, The Play’s the Thing. […]

  • Door Community Auditorium Reschedules Some Performances

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is rescheduling its July and August performances to 2021. The fall and winter Main Stage shows are largely remaining as scheduled for the time being and will have a socially distanced seating chart, using only 37.5 percent of the auditorium’s capacity. The DCA launched ticket sales June 2 for DCA […]

  • Settlement Farmers’ Market to Open June 10

    The Settlement Farmers’ Market, 9106 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek, will begin its 17th season June 10, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, and run weekly on Wednesdays through mid-October. This year, it will offer more than just locally produced foods.  Expect to find fresh, locally caught whitefish fillets; homemade sourdough bread; a variety of freshly […]

  • The Edge Salon Welcomes Stylist Katelyn Van de Leygraaf

    The Edge Salon, 4140 Bluff Lane in Fish Creek, welcomes Katelyn Van de Leygraaf to its team of independent stylists. She will join Dawn Berna and Kari Bolton at the salon in early June.  Van de Leygraaf earned her cosmetology license through The Salon Professional Academy in Appleton in 2015 and is an experienced stylist, […]

  • Fish Creek Highway Work Continues

    The Highway 42 reconstruction project continues to advance.  As of last week, crews completed storm-sewer improvements at the intersection of Highway 42 and Main Street and continued to grade and place sidewalks, driveway aprons and retaining walls from Spruce Street to County F. They also continued to grade for sidewalk and place topsoil from County […]

  • DCA Announces Performance Schedule

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) has announced its 2020-21 Main Stage performance schedule. Because of the uncertainty surrounding the coming months, however, all programming decisions will be firmly rooted in public-health recommendations and state law. DCA will also offer ticket refunds if a performance does not take place or a ticket holder feels unwell. The […]

  • Peninsula Music Festival Cancels August Concerts

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has been a musical staple in Door County for nearly seven decades. After waiting to see how the COVID-19 pandemic would develop, the PMF board has decided to cancel the August 2020 concerts and is focusing on future programming. The 2020 Symphony Series will remain intact because all conductors, guest […]

  • Northern Sky Theater’s Virtual Fundraiser on May 23

    Join Northern Sky Theater for a daylong virtual fundraising event to celebrate its 30th anniversary. On May 23, celebrate “together” with footage of past performances – a debut of these clips from the theater’s archives. An online auction will open at 8 am, featuring one-of-a-kind offerings from your favorite Northern Sky artists. An all-day social-media […]

  • Old Crow Medicine Show, Tanya Tucker Headline Door Community Auditorium Schedule

    Door Community Auditorium (DCA) has announced its 2020-21 Main Stage performance schedule, featuring a diverse array of performers that includes Old Crow Medicine Show, Chick Corea, The Four Tops, Tanya Tucker, The Wailers and more. DCA staff said many of them believe the 2020 season is the Auditorium’s best ever. They also acknowledge the uncertainty […]

  • Shutdown Accelerates Fish Creek Highway Project

    Gibraltar Town Chair Steve Sohns said work on the Highway 42 and downtown street improvements in Fish Creek is moving faster than expected because of the shutdown. Crews have finished placing sidewalks and the retaining wall from Spruce Street to Hill Street. They’ve also finished placing many sidewalk and driveway aprons and have begun to […]

  • Northern Sky Theater Offers Promise Passes

    Although its 2020 outdoor season has been canceled, Northern Sky Theater is selling Promise Passes for future shows, which are good forever for a show at the outdoor Park Amphitheater or the indoor Gould Theater. Promise Passes also retain either venue’s highest ticket-type value, even if ticket prices increase in the future. Many of Northern […]

  • Peninsula Players Theatre Cancels Summer Season

    Peninsula Players Theatre, like so many other organizations trying to forge ahead during these unprecedented times, has made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel the summer performances of its 85th season for the safety of its artists, volunteers, patrons, employees and the community. At this time, Peninsula Players intends to welcome patrons for a fall […]

  • Peninsula Players Cancels 2020 Summer Season

    Peninsula Players Theater has canceled its 2020 summer season. According to a message sent to fans and supporters, the theater’s board of directors and its management team examined a variety of scenarios, “and have concluded that the health and safety of its company, volunteers, and community must take precedence over all else at this time.” […]

  • Fish Creek Construction Update, Detour Maps

    Work continues on the reconstruction of Highway 42 in Fish Creek. Crews have finished installing the new storm sewer system from County F to north of Gibraltar Road. They also finished grading the roadway from Shore Road to County F, started earthwork and shaping the roadway from County F to north of Gibraltar Road, and […]

  • Obituary: Robert “Bob” L. Conner

    July 9, 1947 – April 4, 2020 Robert L. Conner, 72, formerly of Fish Creek, died at Crossroads Care Center of Weyauwega, Wisconsin, following a lengthy illness. Robert “Bob” was born in Elmhurst, Illinois. He was a proud veteran who served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He continued to work in computer programming until retiring […]

  • Food Distribution at Gibraltar Schools

    Gibraltar Area Schools is beginning free food distribution for any child residing in the Gibraltar School District area. This program is for all children ages 18 and younger – not just enrolled students. Starting on March 30, bag lunches will be available for pick up at the following locations: Sister Bay Fire Station, Gibraltar Fire Station, […]

  • PenArt Keeps Creativity Flowing during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Although the Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) campus is closed to the public at least through April 19, it’s offering new initiatives that will be (mostly) virtual.  On Fridays, PenArt will post a family- and kid-friendly art project on social media with all of the instructions needed to complete the project. Local families may do […]

  • Northern Sky’s Creative Center Earns Commercial Design Award

    Northern Sky Theater’s Creative Center and Gould Theater in Fish Creek, designed by the Madison-based firm Strang, has earned In Business’s 2020 Commercial Design Award for Best New Development or Renovation in the Retail Category. The annual awards recognize the best commercial design projects built in the state. The Creative Center comprises 23,600 square feet […]

  • Remote Learning during a Pandemic

    To try to ensure that students’ education isn’t being put on the back burner while the national COVID-19 emergency continues, schools such as Gibraltar have turned to remote learning. Gibraltar School has used e-learning this year to combat lost instruction time during snow days, an approach that has caused backlash from some parents and community […]