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    Gibraltar’s High School Musical Cast Featured on Disney+ Series

    Growing up, both Katie (Sawyer) Helscher and Abby (Polomis) Duebler dreamed of being on the Disney channel. The movies, the music and the glamorous lifestyle of Lizzie McGuire mesmerized the two – like many others. And like others, those dreams faded as they grew up, never to be realized. Or so they thought. While scrolling through […]

  • ‘Animals in Art’ at PenArt

    Slither, Scamper, Soar: Animals in Art opened at Peninsula School of Art ( on Dec. 6.  Humans have long had a complex and often conflicting relationship with other animals. We may display bear skins in our homes as trophies showing our conquest over a ferocious animal while simultaneously wrapping newborns in cute and cuddly teddy […]

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    Boogie & the Yo-Yo’z Bring ‘Christmas With You’ to DCA

    You may have seen this entertaining musical group at the Door County Fair, or anywhere across Wisconsin, performing their wide variety of cover music and entertaining the masses at all kinds of events. Boogie and the Yo-Yo’z, a regional band, has been performing for festivals, fairs, fundraisers, weddings, corporate events and everything in-between since its […]

  • DCA Announces Vibrant Winter-Season Lineup

    On the heels of jam-packed summer and fall seasons, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is announcing its vibrant and eclectic 2020 winter season.  DCA’s seventh annual Play It Forward for the Holidays concert on Dec. 30 will bring together local talent to benefit the Go Bo! Foundation this year.  On Jan. 28, the innovative dance troupe […]

  • Bridenhagen Tree and Landscape Provides Tree for DCA

    The Bridenhagen Tree and Landscape crew – Spencer and Sawyer Johnson, and Christine and Ivan Bridenhagen – delivered a gorgeous evergreen tree to the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) on Nov. 25 in advance of the Nov. 30 Giving Thanks concert featuring Katie Dahl, Eric Lewis and the Birds of Chicago’s newest collaboration, Capitol Sun Rays. This is the […]

  • Creation Prime Time at PenArt

    When the temperature starts to drop and the nights become a little longer, Peninsula School of Art (PenArt) in Fish Creek begins offering many programs that are open to members and nonmembers. If you’re artistically inclined – or just inspired to try your hand at some artistic endeavors for the first time – PenArt has opportunities […]

  • Well Water Study Results Revealed

    The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Environmental Research and Innovation Center will present results of the fall 2019 Door County Private Well Water Study in two meetings next week.  The first presentation is Dec. 9, 6 pm, at the Town of Gibraltar Fire Department and the second is Dec. 10, 6 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay ADRC.  […]

  • DCA Announces 2020 Winter Lineup

    On the heels of a jam-packed summer and fall season, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) announces its vibrant 2020 winter season. The Door County Talks morning lecture series, coffeehouse concerts in DCA’s cozy lobby, and stellar shows on DCA’s state-of-the-art main stage will make for an eclectic calendar of events at DCA this winter. Main Stage […]

  • Peninsula School of Art Begins New Conversations on Creativity Series

    When best-selling author Michael Perry spoke at a Nov. 6 dinner at the Kress Pavilion, he said that one of the most frequent questions he’s asked is, Where do you get your inspiration? And he answers that he gets it from a little man who sits at the bank and handles his mortgage. For Perry, […]

  • Noble Square Tree Lighting Dec. 7

    Head to Noble Square in Fish Creek on Dec. 7, 5 pm, to watch the snowflakes fall from the sky (maybe), sing carols by candlelight and ring in the spirit of the holiday season with “O Tannenbaum” when the Gibraltar Historical Association continues its tradition of inviting the community to its tree-lighting celebration. Once again, […]

  • ‘Home for the Holidays’ Has New Home at Gould Theater

    After 12 years of performing its Home for the Holidays show at the Gibraltar Town Hall, Northern Sky Theater will offer it for the first time this year at its new Gould Theater, featuring Eric Lewis, Katie Dahl and Rich Higdon. These three musicians appear frequently together as a trio and recently released Solid Ground, […]

  • Hometown Love at DCA Nov. 30

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will host an evening of giving thanks, hometown love and world-class talent Nov. 30 when Katie Dahl – accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Eric Lewis – will release a new album and Birds of Chicago will return to the stage with its new supergroup, Capitol Sun Rays, featuring Amy Helm, Grahame Lesh […]

  • Who Was Harold ‘Coony’ Fish?

    The photo has become a local legend, but the man who took it sometimes wishes he never had.  It’s hard to miss Harold “Coony” Fish when you visit the Bayside Tavern in Fish Creek. His angry eyes keep watch on the tavern’s comings and goings every day, his face almost entirely covered by a thick, […]

  • Skip Kaeske Was a Man of the People

    Skip Kaeske wrote his first Pulse submission on a bar napkin.  Sitting at the bar at Alexander’s, one of his favorite spots, getting drinks from Bonnie Spielman, one of his favorite bartenders, he spied Madeline Johnson across the bar.  “Bonnie should be Server of the Week!” he said to the former Peninsula Pulse editor and […]

  • White Gull Inn Begins Winter Folk Concerts

    Singer-songwriter May Erlewine will be featured Nov. 20 during the first concert of the White Gull Inn’s winter folk concert series, which began in 1984 and offers monthly concerts November through April. One of the Midwest’s most prolific and passionate songwriters, Erlewine has a gift for writing songs of substance that feel both fresh and […]

  • Obituary: Russell “Skip” Kaeske

    July 24, 1946 – Oct. 26, 2019 After a startling and swift encounter with cancer, ending in a draw, Russell “Skip” Kaeske, 73, died, each participant going in the opposite direction. Skip was welcomed into the family of Louis and Ada (Froemming) Kaeske of Cedarburg. He attended school and graduated from Cedarburg High School in 1964. From […]

  • Nov. 1 Fish Creek Highway Construction Update

    Traffic will be slowed again this week in Fish Creek, where crews continue to work on storm sewer installation along Highway 42 from Windmill Lane to County F. Crews will pour concrete curb and gutter along Shore Road at the entrance to Peninsula State Park, and begin pouring concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk repairs […]

  • The Art of Brunch at the Whistling Swan

    Brunch is more than a delayed breakfast; brunch is an experience that requires the right amount of leisure – with perhaps a touch of slap happy – that can occur only after an eventful Friday and Saturday. It’s the meal that marks the conclusion of a successful weekend and helps to smooth the path back […]

  • Writing With and About Our Bodies

    Write On, Door County, in partnership with the Northern Door YMCA, present a special free class with Write On resident Naomi Cohn. Body Language: Writing With and About Our Bodies will be presented Friday, November 1, 10 am – noon, at the Northern Door YMCA. The program is free to members of the Y and […]

  • PODCAST: Gibraltar Voters Say No to Redmann Property Option

    Myles Dannhausen Jr. and Andrew Kleidon discuss a wild Gibraltar town meeting that ended with voters saying no to a big property purchase. Plus good news for Eagle Tower, an update on 5G in Sturgeon Bay and more Door County news.