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  • Steven Thorp. Villaggios.

    Villaggios Now Open Every Night

    Summer will soon be here and Villaggios is now open every night at 5 pm for the season. When your travel plans include Door County, plan a night out and enjoy some of the best Italian dining you will find north of Green Bay. Chef Steven Thorp brings years of culinary experience and new dishes […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Do Not Abandon Environmental Protections

    It is shocking to think that the Environmental Protection Agency could be destroyed by being defunded. Throughout our country, every day, numerous activities for the wellbeing of us all are taking place under the umbrella of the EPA. A recent example hits close to home – the Chicago Tribune story (April 16) of a chromium […]

  • New Season at Juddville Clay

    Door County artists Rebecca Carlton and Tony Staroska announce the opening reception of New Season/New Work at Juddville Contemporary Clay Studio Gallery on May 6, 10 am to 5 pm. Join them for a “spring affair” in the light-filled one-room schoolhouse gallery for spring treats and exciting and unusual artwork for home and garden. Many […]

  • Upcoming Write On, Door County Workshops: Using the News to Spark Creativity, Revise Like A Pro

    As writers and observers in the world, engaging in what we read in the news can feel overwhelming. How do we make meaning of the media to positively impact our emotional, spiritual, and intellectual lives? Artists Tami Mohamed Brown and MJ Gabrielsen will show you ways to use printed news to construct new ideas in […]

  • Obituary: Thomas E. Wesa

    Thomas E. Wesa, 85, formerly of Sturgeon Bay and Port Washington, died February 20, 2017 at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon. Tom was born March 2, 1931 in Sturgeon Bay, the son of the late Thomas and Alice Wesa. He attended grade school in Fish Creek and graduated from Gibraltar High School. In 1953, Tom was […]

  • Write On, Door County Makes a Mark at Writing Conference

    by Cynthia Kraack Write On, Door County (WODC) is unique among its peers, the various writing programs strung across this vast country. We are located far away from a metropolitan area, have reached thousands of people with low cost or free programming early in our existence and, at a little over three years old, we […]

  • Celebrate Aldo Leopold Weekend with Marathon Reading

    Celebrate Aldo Leopold Weekend by attending a marathon reading of his classic essay collection, A Sand County Almanac. Taking place Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 in various locations throughout the county, the program is presented in collaboration with The Clearing Folk School, Crossroads at Big Creek, Door County Land Trust, Ridges Sanctuary, and […]

  • Multilingual Reading Celebrates International Mother Language Day

    Write On, Door County seeks non-English speakers to read poetry at a special event recognizing International Mother Language Day, Feb. 20. The reading will take place at 6:30 pm at the Miller Art Museum, 107 S. 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. The event is free and families are encouraged to attend. Speakers of languages other than […]

  • St. Pauls Sunday School Class Decorates Gingerbread Houses

    St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Juddville, recently had their Sunday School class decorate gingerbread houses with guidance from Sandy Blahnik. Blahnik is a veteran Sunday School teacher at St. Pauls who hand makes and bakes every piece for the 20 gingerbread houses. She then constructs each house using icing to cement all 15 pieces together, for […]

  • Learn How Pictures Work in Picture Books

    Write On, Door County announces a special daylong class for aspiring writers of children’s picture books. Led by award-winning author and illustrator Nancy Carlson, this workshop is perfect for those thinking about a picture book manuscript or writers who have already begun their book. The class will be held Nov. 19, 9 am to 5 […]

  • Northern Door Once Had 26 Rural Schools

    Nyla Wickman Small, a product of a rural school in northern Door County and now a docent at the Door County Historical Museum, presented a program on the history of rural schools in Northern Door at a recent meeting of the Baileys Harbor Historical Society. Small and the other museum docents have also compiled histories […]

  • Write On, Door County Brings Terrifying Tales to Life in Juddville

    What ghosts and goblins gather on the grounds of Write On, Door County? Children 12 and under are invited to come hear spooky stories around the fire, visit the haunted coop, enjoy treats, and write their own terrifying tale! Fun for the whole family, the free program takes place Oct. 22, 3-4:30 pm, on the […]

  • Fall Theater 2016: Last Weekend to See It

    Haven’t gotten a chance to see the great comedies, thrillers, and tragi-comedies on stage at local theaters this season? This weekend is your last chance! The following excerpts are from the Peninsula Pulse’s coverage of this season’s shows. Catch ‘em before the final curtain drops! And If Elected by Gary Jones Appearing on the stage […]

  • Thank You Celebration at Juddville Contemporary Clay Studio

    Door County artists Rebecca Carlton and Tony Staroska announce the opening reception of a “Thank You Celebration” at Juddville Contemporary Clay Studio Gallery on Oct. 15, 10 am – 7 pm. Their first 10 years have been a great success thanks to the support and patronage of the Door County community and county visitors. This […]

  • Husband and Wife Writing Team Visits Door County

    The former Poet Laureate of Kansas, Denise Low Weso, and her memoirist husband, Thomas Pecore Weso, will be writers-in-residence at Write On, Door County, Oct. 13-18. While here, they will both present two public events. Thomas Pecore Weso will read from and discuss his newly published memoir, Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir on […]

  • Fall Fest, Haunted Mansion & More Weekend Plans

    Fall Fest weekend is almost upon us! Take in the festival’s fun offerings by staying put in Sister Bay, or branch out and enjoy a variety of autumn activities through the peninsula with hikes, animal programs, a haunted house and artist receptions. Friday, October 14 Fall Fest in Sister Bay It’s the granddaddy of all […]

  • Demo Day Along Highway 42 with Ginnie Cappaert, Emmett Johns, Tony Staroska , Rebecca Carlton

      Contemporary art in Door County intrigues collectors and art lovers alike. Three Door County studios are hosting the second annual Artist Demo Day on Oct. 1, 1 – 3 pm. Visitors can see the artists and talk about their process while working in their studios. Meandering between the studios and watching the demos of […]

  • Night Photography Tips, Little Eddie Big Cup & More Weekend Plans

    Just like that, September makes way for October. Take in the sights and sounds of autumn’s glory with a twilight tour of Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, stock up on handcrafted wearable art, or head to Potawatomi State Park to learn more about the plants lining the peninsula’s forest floors. Friday, September 30 Night Photography Know-How Join […]

  • St. Paul Lutheran’s Bake and Rummage Sale Benefits Crossways Camp

    St. Paul Lutheran Church in Juddville will host a rummage and bake sale to sponsor youth programs on Sept. 9-10. Proceeds will be used to launch attendance at Crossways Camps, assist with their Washington, D.C. trip funding and sponsor scholarships. The sale will feature a huge selection of household and holiday goods, books, clothes, and […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Many Thanks to Write On’s Volunteers

      A bouquet of thanks to the Open House committee, volunteers, and participants at Write On, Door County’s 3rd annual Open House on June 12. The grounds at Write On in Juddville buzzed with activities celebrating National Children’s Day. Special thanks to our featured children’s authors/illustrators: Miranda Paul, Mary Ellen Sisulak, Jill Petra Harding, Kate […]