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Area: Sturgeon Bay

  • Sledgehammer Ceremony Kicks Off Sunshine House Remodel

    Plans for Sunflower Cottage, a service of Sunshine House Inc., are well underway. Sunshine House has the room, with some remodeling, to expand their services to create a certified adult day care program or as they call it, a Life Enrichment Program. The overall project encompasses four phases of remodeling, each of which will progress […]

  • Door County History in Photos: Haymaking

    Haymaking the old-fashioned way in this undated photo from the Door County Historical Museum, 18 North 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay. Hours are 10 am – 4:30 pm daily May 1 – Oct. 31.

  • Featured Pet: Oso

    This is Oso, a two-year-old chocolate lab. He’s a very handsome boy, and has grown up to be a big and strong dog. His personality is very loving and playful. In many ways, he’s a typical lab: good natured, outgoing, energetic and calm. Oso came to the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) as a recent […]

  • Arby’s Hosts Job Fair in Sturgeon Bay

    Arby’s Crew & Management Job Fair will be held at the Door County Job Center on June 21, 12 – 4 pm. Arby’s is hiring all positions: full and part time crew members, shift managers, assistant managers and restaurant managers. Some of the benefits are: 50 percent food discounts, 401(k) savings plan/years of service program; […]

  • Framed: Youngest Steel Bridge Songfest Band

      The youngest band ever to perform at Steel Bridge Songfest, Radiobox. (From left) Johnny Delorit, lead vocals; Calvin Goettelman, drums; Jasper Goettelman, drums; Ben Luders, guitar; and Logan Retzlaff, guitar. Photo by Lori Delorit.

  • Golf League Results: June 7-9

    ALPINE   Alpine Women’s Golf League (June 7) Event – Gross Score Minus Putts: A Flight –M. Aiken 32; B Flight – S. DuJardin 35; C Flight – D. Staats 37; D Flight – J. Balistreri/A. Junion 46. Low Score: A Flight – M. Aiken 45; B Flight – S. DuJardin 54; C Flight – […]

  • Summit Players Theatre Comes to Potawatomi State Park August 19

    Summit Players Theatre will make a stop at Potawatomi State Park in Sturgeon Bay on Aug. 19 at 7 pm. Summit Players Theatre is a traveling, seven-member theater company who present short, accessible, free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state of Wisconsin. Summit Players pride themselves on performing accessible Shakespeare that anyone […]

  • “Isaac’s Eye” Opens at TAP June 30

    Opening June 30 at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) is Isaac’s Eye; it will be performed through July 23. Isaac’s Eye is a fantastically brilliant and fresh new play by Lucas Hnath, one of the most produced young playwrights in the country today. This amazingly creative new work playfully presents the 17th Century world of Isaac […]

  • Mezzo-Soprano Cyndy Stiehl Joins Midsummer Music Festival

    Door County’s Midsummer’s Music Festival is launching its 2016 season with the Three Romantic Giants program, featuring music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Ludwig Spohr and Felix Mendelssohn. Beethoven’s Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 16, is one of his earlier works. Much of Beethoven’s chamber music from this period involves winds, which were particularly fashionable at […]

  • June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day

    June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day. On June 21, skateboarders around the globe will celebrate the pure exhilaration, creativity and spirit of skateboarding. The Sturgeon Bay Skatepark Initiative, with sponsorship support from Ministry Door County Medical Center, is hosting a local event that will bring the community together around the family-friendly, outdoor athletic activities of […]

  • Heritage Village Hosts Germanfest and Demonstrations

    The Door County Historical Society’s interpretive site, Heritage Village at Big Creek, begins its season on June 18 with a salute to German Heritage at Germanfest. Guests will “Prost” (toast) everything German. Wear your dirndl or lederhosen or come and learn what they are. The festival will be held from 11 am – 2 pm, […]

  • Crossroads Offers Guided Hikes

    Join a naturalist-led hike at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay on June 17 at 10 am. During this dock walk, hikers will see the new dock at Big Creek Cove. The hike is free and open to the public, but it may be muddy. The hike will last an hour. Park and meet […]

  • Salsa Dancing Available Across Door County

    Salsa with J-Ro is the premier provider of ballroom, wedding, salsa and Latin dance classes in Door County. Located in Sturgeon Bay, Salsa with J-Ro offers both private and group dance classes for individuals, couples and groups of all sizes. On Sundays, “Salsa Under the Stars” at Harbour Village Resort in Carlsville. There will be […]

  • Master Taxidermist Presents At Door County Historical Museum

    Master taxidermist Mike Orthober will be at the Door County Historical Museum on June 25 from 10 am until noon. He designed and built the museum’s nature diorama and he will talk about the art and science of taxidermy as well as answer questions about the exhibit. Orthober, of Egg Harbor, is well known in […]

  • Sign Up for Kari Anderson Watercolor Classes

    Watercolorist Kari Anderson is offering classes at Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club in June and July. Classes will be held from 11 am to 3 pm on the following dates: June 29, July 6, 13, 20 & 27. Classes cost $40, which includes the price of the class as well as a soup and salad bar […]

  • Birdhouse Artist Wins People’s Choice at Sturgeon Bay Fair

    Choosing the top artists from a park full of talented creators was a challenge during the 18th annual Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair. Guest judge Elizabeth Meissner-Gigstead, executive director of the Miller Art Museum, scrutinized the booths filled with original artwork, and brooded over the decisions of which artist to award. “Technical proficiency, regardless of […]

  • Brawner’s Banner Wins First Place Award

    Last December the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC) announced its banner project for the summer of 2016 and asked area artists to participate. The artists were asked to submit an original painting using the theme “For the Love of Sturgeon Bay.” SBVC selected 25 of the pieces in late February, and those paintings were reproduced […]

  • Craig Blietz Wins “Best in Show” at Door Prize for Portraiture

    The seventh annual Door Prize for Portraiture, currently on display at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay, opened June 4 with an enthusiastic audience of artists and patrons. Craig Blietz (Sister Bay) was announced as the winner of the Best in Show for his oil on linen painting “Steps of the Lion House.” Bonnita […]

  • Michigan Street Bridge Temporary Closing June 16

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Northeast Region is announcing the Michigan Street Bridge in Sturgeon Bay will close to all traffic from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, June 16, for measurements of bridge components. The measurements are to assist bridge engineers with dimensions for support beams damaged in a vehicle strike. Measurements necessary to […]