• Celebrate APPLES! in Door County

    This wayside sign stands on the east side of Highway 42 near the UW Peninsular Agricultural Research Station and tells of contributions by men like Joseph Zettel, Emmett Goff and Arthur Hatch to the development of the fruit-growing industry in Door County.

  • I Ate for 8.88

    Regulars to JJ’s La Puerta in Sister Bay know the menu is neatly divided into “Mexican” and “American” cuisines. But buried in the lines of the American menu lies a sandwich that is far more Mexican than anything on either side of the menu.

  • Medicine Wheel Model and Spiritual Horsemanship Workshops at Nelson Healing Center

    Phillip Whiteman, Jr., a nationally-known Indian cultural consultant, storyteller and horseman will present a two-day workshop, “The Coming of the New Moon: Shedding, Cleansing, Purifying, Letting go of the Old Ways,” on Sept. 10 and 11.

  • Mayan Culture at Bjorklunden Seminar

    Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden is offering two seminars from Sept. 25 – 30: “Classic Maya Culture, Architecture and Art” with Karon Winzenz and “Improve Your Bridge” with Carolyn Kimbell.

  • Bjorklunden Takes Seminar to Greece

    The roots of Western civilization will be explored during a special 14-day Bjorklunden seminar to Greece April 21 to May 4, 2012. Sponsored by Lawrence University, the seminar will be led by Dan Taylor, professor emeritus of classics at Lawrence.

  • Cheese, Vanilla, and International Sauces

    The Savory Spoon of Ellison Bay has a great line up of classes to help prepare for the Labor Day celebrations and to begin the fall season! August 30 at 6 pm, “Meet the Cheese Maker and Cheese Tasting” will feature Bob Wills, president and owner of Cedar Grove Cheese, which specializes in organic cheese made from pasteurized whole organic milk.

  • Jacksonport Craft Cottage Introduces Quilt-Themed Puzzles

    The Jacksonport Craft Cottage has added new quilt-themed puzzles. “Garden Path,” “Turtle Quiltscape,” “Daffodils,” and “Grandmother’s Flower Garden” are just a few titles of the puzzles that are now featured at the shop.

  • Door County Sail & Power Squadron Offer Three Advanced Boating Classes

    The Door County Sail & Power Squadron will present three advanced boating classes this fall. “Piloting,” which begins September 12, is the first of the advanced navigational classes focusing on techniques for piloting a boat in coastal and inland conditions.

  • Bjorklunden of Door County Offers Seminars

    From September 18 to 23, Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden is offering two seminars: “Rails Across America: The Romance of the American Passenger Train in History, Literature & Film” with Jack Rhodes and “Watercolor: A Fresh Start” with Helen R. Klebesadel.

  • I Ate for $8.88

    Ever since I stepped into the little white hut across from the Fish Creek Marina with the lulling sound of ukuleles wafting from small speakers and gaped up at the chalkboard menu with column after column of flavorful custard combinations and shaved ice options, I have been hooked on Malibu Moo’s.

  • Door County Folk Alliance Hosts Barn Dance

    The Door County Folk Alliance will sponsor a barn dance Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Sister Bay Village Hall from 7 – 9:30 pm. No experience or partners are necessary.

  • Door County Sail & Power Squadron Offers Anchoring Seminar

    The Door County Sail & Power Squadron is offering Anchoring, a free two-hour seminar, at 9 am Aug. 27 at SkipperBud’s Quarterdeck Marina, 705 Quarterdeck Lane, Sturgeon Bay.

  • Door County Historical Museum Hosts School Days

    The Door County Historical Museum will host School Days Aug. 20 and 21. Enjoy activities and snacks that might have been found in old-time schools and experience learning games from long ago.

  • It Melts in Your Mouth: Great Cheese & Conversation

    I have always been a cheese lover and am extremely proud to be a native of the great dairy state: Wisconsin. On August 9, Felix Thalhammer of Capri Organic cheese in Blue River, Wi., drove up north to Ellison Bay just in time to greet a full class of passionate cheese mongers, including me.

  • Belgian Chocolate Buffet in Namur

    A Belgian Chocolate Buffet will be held at 7 pm on August 13 at the former St. Mary of the Snows Church on County DK in Namur. Doors of the former church will open at 6:15 pm and a concert featuring Christian country music by Parks, Phillips and Co.

  • Free Museum Day at Ephraim Village Museums

    Ephraim Village Museums will offer free admission into museum buildings for the Fifth Annual Free Museum Day on August 13. The participating museum buildings are: Anderson Store (1858), Anderson Barn (1880), Pioneer Schoolhouse (1880), Goodletson Cabin (ca. 1855) and Historic Iverson House (1854).

  • “School Days” at Door County Historical Museum

    Students and their teacher stand in front of Blossomburg School in Fish Creek in earlier times. The Door County Historical Museum will display School Days on August 20 and 21.

  • “Live-Saving” Exhibit Opens at Door County Maritime Museum

    The United States Life-Saving Service was responsible for saving over 177,000 lives during its 44-year existence. The exhibit “Sufficient for Life-Saving,” which is currently on display at the Door County Maritime Museum, chronicles the work of this organization.

  • Change at the Top for TAP

    The Third Avenue Playhouse Board of Directors has announced that Executive Director Judy Drew is stepping down. Drew has been at TAP’s helm since 2004 and is leaving to accept a position with The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor.

  • A Walk Through Moravian History in Ephraim

    Moravian history is so in-depth, and integrally linked to the founding of Ephraim by Rev. Andreas Iverson in 1853, that the Ephraim Historical Foundation created a weekly tour in 2010 to share this rich history.