Door County video from the storytellers of the Peninsula Pulse and Door County Living, and the filmmaking of Peninsula Filmworks. Meet the people who make Door County what it is – a home to creativity, grit, and character.

  • Video: Historic Door County – Cherry Camps

    In order to harvest the cherries and apples each year, young boys were brought to Door County for 2-3 weeks at a time to work at Cherry Camp. They picked pails of cherries every day in return for room and board.  

  • VIDEO: Door County’s Cherry Orchard History

    Joseph Zettel began planting cherry trees in Door County in 1896, and the bright fruit has been synonymous with Door County ever since. His trees thrived, and soon did thousands of acres of them up and down the peninsula, becoming as much a symbol of the region as lighthouses and shoreline. Learn why cherries thrive […]

  • VIDEO: Door County Ice Harvest

    Today, we take the ice that comes out of our freezers for granted. Push the lever on the refrigerator and out comes perfectly formed frozen chunks to cool our beverages. But in the not-so-distant past it took a lot of work to harvest ice. In “Harbor Ice,” our film arm interviews Washington Island’s Jake Ellefson […]

  • VIDEO: Door County 2018 – Day One

    Our crew braved the chilly temperatures from Cherry Drop to the final putt of the Frostbite Open to capture images of the first day of the year in Door County. What will the next 364 bring?  

  • VIDEO: How Shipbuilding Became Sturgeon Bay’s Defining Industry

    Shipbuilding has defined Sturgeon Bay for nearly a century. Learn how a small Wisconsin city became an international hub in this new video from Peninsula Filmworks produced for the Door County Visitor Bureau.

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    Door County’s Iconic Dessert: Cherry Pie

    It’s cherry harvest season in Door County, which means it’s cherry pie time for thousands of visitors. For Jeni Tveten (pronounced “Tweeten”), general manager at Bea’s Ho-Made Products in Gills Rock, cherry pie never ends. Tveten has been making pies for 15 years at Bea’s, and with her staff short at least two people this […]

  • VIDEO: Door County Bookmobile Could Get New Life

    For decades, the Door County Bookmobile connected local residents and adults to the world outside the county. The Egg Harbor Historical Society purchased the bookmobile from local historian John Enigl with hopes of restoring it into a new Door County Historymobile. The bookmobile needs a new engine, transmission and gas tank, but the historical society […]

  • VIDEO: Door County Brewing Co. Taproom First Look

    Door County Brewing Co. opened its new taproom in Baileys Harbor July 1, and our crew from Peninsula Filmworks was there to check it out. The space features a music stage, 24 taps, huge main room and a spacious beer garden and fire pit outside. Owner John McMahon said the design pays homage to Wisconsin’s […]

  • VIDEO: Schoolhouse Beach, Washington Island

    Take a visit to Schoolhouse Beach on Washington Island, one of the most picturesque beaches in Wisconsin. The beach is made of millions of smooth limestone rocks and clear blue waters on the northern side of the island. A favorite for sunbathing, swimming, and rock skipping, the beach is named for a schoolhouse that once […]

  • VIDEO: Freddie K. Tractor Ride

    The annual Freddie K. Tractor Ride took place Tuesday, June 13 in Baileys Harbor. Jacob Dannhausen-Brun and Jackson Parr caught up with the parade to raise a glass and find out what it’s all about. Watch the video to see for yourself.

  • Newport State Park Named International Dark Sky Park

    Newport State Park, Wisconsin’s only wilderness state park, is now the first state park in Wisconsin designated an International Dark Sky Park. Newport is one of just 48 parks in the world to earn the designation.   Newport has a dark sky that offers excellent nighttime viewing with an unobstructed view of the eastern horizon. […]

  • New Video Shows How Nature Inspired Wave of Door County’s Early Artists

    Door County wasn’t always a destination for artists, but when a wave of artists, photographers and performers were drawn to the peninsula by the natural landscape in the 1930s – 1950s, it changed the county forever.   The latest video in the Our Door County video series from the Door County Visitor Bureau tells the story […]

  • VIDEO: Winter in Door County

    A new video produced by Peninsula Filmworks for the Door County Visitor Bureau answers the question all residents get asked by tourists: “What do you do here in the winter?” A lot more than you think, the video answers with interviews of locals who’ve come to love winter on the peninsula. Ice fishing, hiking, and […]

  • Door County Fall 50’s Greatest Finisher Was its Last

    The most dramatic finish at the 2016 Fall 50 Door County came long after the winners claimed their medals. Shortly before the post-race party ended, Katie Neuman of Neenah made her way into Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay. Neuman had begun her race the night before, running from Sturgeon Bay to Gills Rock overnight with […]

  • VIDEO: Otter Goes Fishing in Baileys Harbor

    An otter went fishing for salmon in Baileys Harbor Monday, Oct. 3.  Susan Livengood captured it with her iphone at the Baileys Harbor marina.  “I thought I was watching two otters playing but as they got closer, I could see it was an otter fishing,” Livengood said. Watch the battle play out in the video. […]

  • VIDEO: Behind the Curtain of A Door County Summer Theater

    Behind the Curtain, and takes viewers behind the scenes at life at Peninsula Players, the so-called “summer camp for artists” in Fish Creek.

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    Wicked Cocktails: Zombie

    Summer means tiki time and at the Wickman House in Ellison Bay, that means the Zombie is back on the cocktail menu in full force. You can watch Wickman House owner Mike Holmes break down this recipe for you at DoorCountyPulse.TV, but if you want to give it a shot at home, here’s the recipe […]

  • VIDEO – Our Door County: Family Made

    The latest edition of the Door County Visitor Bureau’s web series, Our Door County, highlights the family connections that take Door County businesses from one generation to the next. In the episode titled Family Made, the series introduces viewers to Jesse Johnson and the goats that provide the milk for Door County Creamery in Sister Bay. […]

  • Wicked Cocktails: Berry Fizz

    Your weekends will soon be filled with sandy toes and lazy days at the beach. What better way to celebrate the warming weather than with a summery cocktail? Mike Holmes of the Wickman House has whipped up a great one for us – the Berry Fizz. Learn how to make the Berry Fizz in this […]

  • VIDEO: Sign of Spring as Workers Install Docks at Baileys Harbor Marina

    Snow is on the way, but Baileys Harbor residents are looking forward to the arrival of summer boaters. All the docks were put in this morning at the Baileys Harbor Marina despite the 35 degree temperatures.