Bits & Bites: New releases, special events and summer openings

Kingston Black Arrives at Island Orchard Cider
12040 Garret Bay Rd. in Ellison Bay

There’s a new cider joining the lineup at Island Orchard Cider in Ellison Bay. Kingston Black is made solely of Kingston Black apples from the cider house’s orchard on Washington Island. Hand-harvested in late October, the apples are then slow-cold fermented to produce a semi-dry, full-bodied cider with a balanced flavor and lively, frothy effervescence. Give it a try by stopping by the taproom or — if you can’t wait until your next visit — by ordering it online at

Savory Spoon to Host The Traveling Sharpener May 21
12042 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay

Kelly Lewis, better known as The Traveling Sharpener returns to Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay, Saturday, May 21 from 9 am – 1 pm. The safest kitchen knife is a sharp kitchen knife, so bring yours to be sharpened by a professional. Bring your scissors, garden clippers and more as Lewis also has separate sharpeners for your garden tools and specialty culinary knives.

Stone Harbor Tiki Bar Opens for the Season
107 N 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay

The Tiki Bar at Stone Harbor Resort is pouring drinks for the 2022 season. The summertime favorite serves all your favorite libations along with views of the marina and steel bridge and live music every weekend. Drinks begin flowing at 4 pm on the weekends.