Bits & Bites: Celebrate season openers and Cinco de Mayo!

Door County Confectionery in Ephraim Reopens April 29

9842 Water St. (Hwy 42) in Ephraim

Door County Confectionery’s Ephraim Location will reopen Friday, April 29, at 10 am. Current hours – until the start of summer hours on May 23 – will be Thursday-Monday, 10 am – 5 pm, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. This season kicks off the candy store’s 50th year in business.  

LURE Opens Newly Remodeled Space

10627 N. Bay Shore Dr. in Sister Bay

LURE will reopen May 5 for the 2022 season in a newly remodeled dining area. Menu items to try include small plates, sushi, fresh fish and seafood, hand-cut steaks and artisan cocktails. Open Thursday-Sunday, 5 pm – close. 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Stone Harbor Resort

107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay

Live music, food and fun await at Stone Harbor’s Cinco de Mayo party Thursday, May 5. Gather some friends for a few rounds of trivia, 5-7 pm, then enjoy the distinctive sound of Conscious Pilot, 7-10:30 pm. More details are available at

Door County Cherry Vodka Expands Retail Reach

Central Standard Distillery has announced that Kroger stores will now sell its Door County Cherry Vodka in 110 locations throughout the state.

The Milwaukee-based distillery infuses its award-winning vodka with juice from Door County cherry farms – 15 pounds of fresh Door County cherries, in fact, go into every batch. 

“Simply put, our Door County Cherry Vodka is the ultimate taste of Wisconsin,” co-founder Pat McQuillan said.