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  • Follow The Star Church Tour Debuts Dec. 19

    St. Peter’s Lutheran Church has created a new, free, self-guided event: the Follow the Star Church Christmastide Tour. Community members may tour eight churches in the Sturgeon Bay area to enjoy their Christmas décor Dec. 19, 1-4 pm. Churches participating in addition to St. Peter’s, at 108 W. Maple St., are Friends Community Church, 201 […]

  • Historical Museum Hosts Santa, Is Open Extra Hours

    The Door County Historical Museum will host Santa and Mrs. Claus on Nov. 20, following the annual Christmas by the Bay parade until 1 pm. Santa will visit with museum-goers of all ages in his beautiful, historical sleigh, and Mrs. Claus and museum staff members will pass out festive refreshments.  The museum, located at 18 […]

  • Jacob Janssen Named New Artistic Director at TAP

    After completing a nationwide search, Third Avenue PlayWorks (TAP) has selected Jacob Janssen as its next artistic director. Janssen is a highly regarded director, producer and arts leader who believes in making theater accessible to everyone. Throughout his career, he has sought to create work that fosters community, sparks conversation and delights audiences. He is […]

  • SS Badger Transports Memories when Arriving for Maintenance

    The arrival of the SS Badger in Sturgeon Bay this month for routine maintenance drew onlookers to the ship canal and lured photographers to various vantage points as the ship passed between piers of lift bridges. Facebook came alive with comments from residents and tourists, some posting photos of the ship passing under Sturgeon Bay’s […]

  • Dauost Directs Senior Life Solutions Program

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) has welcomed Lauren Daoust as the new program director of its Senior Life Solutions program, an intensive, outpatient group-therapy program designed to support seniors experiencing age-related depression, anxiety, life transitions, a recent health diagnosis or the loss of a loved one.  Daoust will promote awareness of the program and direct […]

  • Crossroads Declares Nov. 26 Green Friday

    At Crossroads at Big Creek, Nov. 26 will be Green Friday rather than Black Friday, so the preserve and educational center will feature events focused on evergreens to celebrate the start of the holiday season.  Programs will start at 9:30 am with Family Science: Evergreens, a program of hands-on activities about evergreen trees in the […]

  • Trek to the North Pole Nov. 20 at Crossroads

    Crossroads at Big Creek, Nicolet National Bank and the Door Community Child Development Center are presenting Trek to the North Pole on Nov. 20, 2-8 pm. Venture through the woods of Crossroads, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, for a journey filled with scenes and readings from The Polar Express. The 1.5-mile, Christmas-filled adventure will […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl Nov. 19-21

    After a cancellation in 2020, the Sturgeon Bay Art Crawl will return Nov. 19-21, 10 am – 4 pm. During each annual event, the participants open their studio or gallery to the public so that visitors can see the art, witness some of the processes used to create it and speak with the artists. This […]

  • Granary Groundbreaking Scheduled

    The Sturgeon Bay Historical Society Foundation (SBHSF) will breakground on the Door County Granary restoration project Friday, Nov. 19,2:30 pm, on location at 92 E. Maple St. on the West Waterfront. Localdignitaries and project stakeholders will share remarks, and the public isinvited.The SBHSF and City of Sturgeon Bay have been working to preserveand restore the […]

  • Sturgeon Bay School Open House Nov. 30

    Following completion of a referendum remodeling project, Sturgeon Bay School District is offering an open house for the community to see the results of its recent remodeling project.  The open house is scheduled for Nov. 30 from 4-6 pm and will begin with words from alumni, students and staff.  “By offering renovated facilities, we give […]

  • Nesbitt Joins Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry

    Attorney Randall Nesbitt has joined the law firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry and will contribute his 40-plus years of experience by focusing on municipal law, real estate law, contracts, employment law, general practice and business development.  “I have a familiarity with Door County businesses, their needs and how they function,” Nesbitt said. “In this […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Arts District Flourishing

    The Sturgeon Bay art scene has changed – especially on the east end of 3rd Avenue. That’s where Seth Taylor bought the Stroh Block building sight unseen while he was in South Korea, where he had been living and running a school for 13-plus years with his wife, Christine Hong.  When they decided to move […]

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be Carryout Event

    The Sturgeon Bay Area Community Thanksgiving Dinner, sponsored by the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church, will be held as a carryout event again this year. Deliveries will be available only for those who are homebound. Because of the need to minimize the number of volunteers in the church at any one time, only hot food […]

  • Audition for Rogue’s Nobody Knows My Name

    Rogue Theater will celebrate its ninth Christmas with a humorous and heartwarming production, Nobody Knows My Name by Valerie Lynch.  In this play, the playwright imagined how the man we know as “the innkeeper” in books and plays all over the world would feel if he found out his name wasn’t included throughout the centuries […]

  • 2021 Maritime Museum Festival of Trees

    Extraordinarily decorated trees, wreaths and decorative displays have turned the Door County Maritime Museum into a winter wonderland during the Merry-Time Festival of Trees, running through Jan. 2. Many include gifts, and all are donated to the museum by community businesses and individuals. Each paid admission to the museum generates one free raffle ticket for […]

  • Santa Kicks Off DCMM’s Merry-Time Festival of Trees

    We all know Santa is quick. He’s able to make it to every home in the world all in one night, so it’s no wonder he can be in so many places in Door County this month.  His stops will include the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) to kick off its 10th Merry-Time Festival of […]

  • Get Ready to Unwrap Sturgeon Bay

    Last year’s successful event returns to kick off Christmas by the Bay While plans for the inaugural Unwrapping Sturgeon Bay event were forming years ago, 2020 seemed like the perfect time to try something new. If it was successful, great – maybe the organizers would bring it back in the future. If it wasn’t, at […]

  • Kobussen Buses Hosts Nov. 11 Hiring Event

    Kobussen Buses is hosting a Veterans Day open-house hiring event Nov. 11, 10 am – 2 pm, at all Kobussen locations. (The Sturgeon Bay facility is at 112 N. 12th Ave.) The company is hiring for all driver positions at all locations statewide. There is a military-personnel bonus program of up to $2,600. Nonperishable food […]

  • Avenue Art on 3rd Opens in Sturgeon Bay

    Avenue Art on 3rd – a new custom-framing, design-consulting and art gallery – opened Nov. 4 in Sturgeon Bay at 39 S. 3rd Ave.  When the space next to SŌMI Gallery became available, Door County artist Karen Hertz-Sumnicht jumped at the chance to open the new space. She had owned and operated Avenue Art & Company in […]

  • Operation Christmas Child Gears Up for Drop-Off

    Operation Christmas Child volunteers are preparing for the safe collection of hundreds of Christmas packages Nov. 15-21, when donors may donate their shoeboxes filled with gifts curbside at First Baptist Church, 610 N. 5th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Volunteers will be ready to unload the filled shoeboxes, and paperwork can be completed digitally curbside or […]