Category: Art

  • Sage Conrad’s Journey Home

    A young artist hangs a shingle from a garage in Baileys Harbor Making and selling cheerleader-style denim skirts to her friends in fifth grade was a precursor to Sage Conrad’s career. She always knew she wanted to have her own business, but she said that the chance to open a shop — and one in […]

  • ‘Love on Holiday’ Returns to TAP Feb. 7-8

    The Holiday Music Motel will host the ninth annual celebration of togetherness that only weather-driven isolation can bring! More than 30 songwriters will take inspiration from the works of visual artists during a one-of-a-kind pairing of image and song that will culminate in the Love on Holiday concert Feb. 7-8, 7:30 pm, at Third Avenue […]

  • Northern Haus Art Fair

    Northern Haus is hosting a free art fair Saturday, November 2 from 10 am to 4 pm. Peruse Door County’s rich cultural scene among local artisans, vendors, and pop-up shops. Enjoy a wine tasting and a cash bar, with delicious bites from McEvoy’s Culinaria. Pick up some specialty gifts for the holidays and enjoy an […]

  • This Weekend in Door: Pumpkin Patch, Apple Fest & Lighthouse Festival

    Fall festivals are back and it’s a busy weekend in Door County! Outside of the big events, there’s still a lot on the calendar too, with live music, theater, art galleries, markets and outdoor spaces to explore. Pumpkin Patch Weekend in Egg Harbor One of the great weekends for family fun in Door County returns […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: A Speakeasy, AutumnFest & Oktoberfest

    AutumnFest in Baileys Harbor Baileys Harbor’s AutumnFest welcomes the start of fall this weekend with a variety of fun events that seek to offer something for everyone. From a speakeasy casino party to a classic car show, farmers’ market and 5K running event, partake in one activity or do them all for a fun-filled weekend […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Harvest Festivals and Very Stinky Cheese

    Harvest Fest in Sturgeon Bay Usher in the spirit of autumn with a bountiful day on Third Avenue. Features include a classic car show, craft show, food booths, in-store specials, children’s activities, and live entertainment. Visit here for the full schedule. Chalk the Bay will take place during the festival as well. Three professional chalk […]

  • This Weekend in Door: Fall Challenge, AleFest & Wet Whistle Wine Fest

    Peninsula Century Fall Challenge The annual cycling event will take 700 riders along rustic roads and scenic vistas in Northern Door. Riders begin at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay where they will embark on a 25, 50, 62 or 100 mile. Riders return to a meal from Thyme Catering, a beer from One Barrel or […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Marina Fest, Sausage Fest & Wilderness Day

    Sister Bay Marina Fest All weekend long join the festival of fun in Sister Bay where you can find live music, kids’ carnival, food vendors, a vintage boat show and fireworks. See the full schedule here. Sausage Fest at One Barrel Brewing Company Find an Oktoberfest beer tent from One Barrel Brewing Co., hot sausages […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Barbeque and the Blues

    Although the end of August is in sight, summertime fun in Door County is showing no signs of slowing down. This weekend, there’s an event for everyone. Enjoy celebrated blues performances, taste award-winning barbeque, browse local art and spend some time in the great outdoors.  Festivals and Celebrations  Death’s Door BBQ, Aug. 24 A Kansas […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Folk Festival, Sea Kayak Symposium and More

    The festivities in Door County don’t stop after the Fourth of July weekend! In fact, we are in the midst of the most happenin’ time of the summer here on the peninsula. Check out this weekend’s highlights below. Festivals and Celebrations Door County Folk Festival  Stop by Baileys Harbor this weekend (July 10-14) to participate […]

  • DIY in Door County: A new wave of do-it-yourself hits the peninsula

    Retailers across the country are facing serious challenges with the rise of online shopping, and brick-and-mortar shopping has seen a drastic decline during the past decade. At the same time, millenials — the largest generation of Americans — are choosing to spend more on experiences than things. That makes it a daunting time for sellers […]

  • 2019 Independence Day Celebrations

    JULY 3 Kewaunee, Lakehaven Hall 12-9 pm: Muskrat City Sportsmen will serve hamburgers, brats and hot dogs. Fried cod, walleye, perch and combo plates will be available at 4 pm. Beverages will also be available. All proceeds will go to scholarship funds and educational programs. 3-6 pm: Performance by The Notables 3-9 pm: Kids’ games, […]

  • Art on the Wild Side Summer Day Camps

    The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, Southern Door Community Auditorium and Algoma’s Perry Park will host Art on the Wild Side: free, visual- and performing-arts summer day camps for children ages six through 12 that focus on music, art and health using performance, demonstrations and other fun activities. With instruction from some of Door County’s […]

  • This Weekend in Door County: Maifest & Memorial Day Events

    Kick off the summer season with a long weekend full of events in Door County. Maifest The 47th annual celebration of Jacksonport Maifest is taking place on May 25-26. Since 1973 it has been considered Door County’s unofficial summer kick-off. Festivities take place at Lakeside Park, located at the intersection of County V and Highway […]

  • Questions & Artists: Jamison Glisczinski

    There’s a common debate in some art circles: What’s more important, aesthetics or function? Do you have to give in to one, or can both have equal importance? I’m not going to answer that here, but I think the same can be applied to choosing your way in life: Should you choose a career that’s […]

  • Steel Bridge Songfest Seeks Bridge Images

    Seeking to take this year’s Steel Bridge Songfest to a new level of community collaboration, festival organizers want to include your favorite images of the Michigan Street steel bridge in the songwriting process and performances. The images will provide inspiration to the songwriters, be projected onto a screen while the songs are performed, used in […]

  • ‘Salon of High School Art’

    By Polly Fitz A family trip to Costa Rica inspired 18-year-old Haley Dawson to paint “Mahi Mahi,” one of three art pieces she has on display as part of the Miller Art Museum’s Salon of Door County High School Art. Dawson’s sister likes fish, so she asked Dawson to paint one of the tropical varieties […]

  • Door County Potters’ Guild Presents Annual Studio Tour

    This year the guild’s nine-studio tour will feature handmade plates and platters May 4-5, 10 am – 5 pm. Each gallery has its own distinctive styles and techniques, ranging from traditional wood firing to contemporary experiments with form and color. Enjoy a variety of refreshments and beautiful new works as you travel around the tour sites. […]

  • Ellison Bay Pottery Opens for 45th Year

    Ellison Bay Pottery begins its 45th year with a soft opening on May 1. John Dietrich bought Driftwood Farms in 1974 and transformed it into a must-visit pottery studio and gallery. Over the years, he has created his own distinctive style, and his functional “art for everyday” is not his only passion: Dietrich has also […]

  • ‘Art of Water III’ in Algoma, May 3-5

    Art Algoma invites the public to join more than 150 regional and national artists celebrating “our most vital resource” throughout downtown Algoma during the Art of Water III. Inspired by Algoma’s beautiful Lake Michigan coastline, the event focuses on the conservation and protection of water. On May 3, Art of Water III features opening receptions, […]