• ‘Sister’s Christmas Catechism’ Takes the Stage at SDCA on Dec. 13

    Celebrate the holidays Dec. 13, 7 pm, when the Southern Door Community Auditorium hosts Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold. It’s CSI: Bethlehem in this holiday mystery extravaganza – from the author of Late Nite Catechism – as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages: What happened to the […]

  • ‘A Tuna Christmas’ Sure to Be a Delight at TAP

    Celebrate the holidays with Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) during its production of A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. It’s Christmas eve in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, and radio station personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie are reporting local Yuletide news. What’s to be done about Joe Bob […]

  • Christmas at Birch Creek Is a Double Delight Dec. 7

    Christmas at Birch Creek will feature two holiday concerts on Dec. 7 at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center’s Juniper Hall. At the family matinee concert at 2:30 pm, all children 11 and younger will receive free admission. Faculty musicians will bring the spectacular sounds of brass and percussion to classic holiday songs, and vocalist […]

  • Kick Ash to the Holidays Nov. 30

    Kick off the holidays in Ellison Bay with Kick Ash to the Holidays! On Nov. 30, 9 am – 4 pm, shop Kick Ash Coffee’s collection of locally crafted items; celebrate 20 years with the Liberty Grove Historical Society (LGHS) by purchasing commemorative apparel or ordering a brick; and make your holiday tree selection at […]

  • 2019 Holiday Festivals and Tree Lightings

    The merry-making season is here! Starting the weekend before Thanksgiving and extending into mid-December, you’ll find lots of holiday happenings throughout the county. Whether you’d like to sing carols with hot cocoa, take a horse-drawn carriage ride or spot the jolly man in the red suit, Door County has ample opportunities for all ages to […]

  • Jazzercise Classes Offered at Bay View Lutheran

    Jazzercise will now offer classes on Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm; and Saturdays, 8 am, at Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 Maple St. in Sturgeon Bay. Certified instructor Leslie Glazier-Werner, who is trained to address the needs of every fitness level, will teach the classes. New students can also take advantage of the current promotion: […]

  • ‘Home for the Holidays’ Has New Home at Gould Theater

    After 12 years of performing its Home for the Holidays show at the Gibraltar Town Hall, Northern Sky Theater will offer it for the first time this year at its new Gould Theater, featuring Eric Lewis, Katie Dahl and Rich Higdon. These three musicians appear frequently together as a trio and recently released Solid Ground, […]

  • Hometown Love at DCA Nov. 30

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will host an evening of giving thanks, hometown love and world-class talent Nov. 30 when Katie Dahl – accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Eric Lewis – will release a new album and Birds of Chicago will return to the stage with its new supergroup, Capitol Sun Rays, featuring Amy Helm, Grahame Lesh […]

  • TAP’s Hilarious ‘A Tuna Christmas’ Begins Dec. 12

    Tickets are now on sale for Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) production of A Tuna Christmas, the uproarious sequel to Greater Tuna, which was last staged at TAP in 2013. A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, takes the audience back to the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, for a holiday […]

  • Griffon String Quartet to Entertain at ADRC on Nov. 18

    The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Door County will host a free concert by the Griffon String Quartet on Nov. 18, 3 pm, at the ADRC, within the Door County Community Center, 916 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. All are invited. Establishing itself as one of the most vibrant and engaging quartets […]

  • Door County Folk Alliance’s Barn Dance at the Kress

    The Door County Folk Alliance will hold a barn dance Nov. 16, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. No experience or partner is needed to join the fun because the callers call out directions for each dance, and there are usually others looking for partners. The barn dance is free, but a […]

  • Isadoora Theatre’s ‘Three Days of Rain’: A Richly Layered Romantic Drama

    Intense, funny, erudite, human, humane, explosive, tender, witty, intriguing, enigmatic, deceptive, layered – so layered. All of these descriptions came to mind after seeing Isadoora Theatre Company’s final show of the 2019 season, the romantic drama Three Days of Rain. The first act of this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Richard Greenberg takes place in an unoccupied, […]

  • Crossroads Highlights Birds and Space

    Crossroads at Big Creek will host the Wild Ones lecture “How to Attract, Feed and House Birds” on Nov. 14, 7 pm. Charlotte Lukes will discuss many of northeast Wisconsin’s native birds and the wildflowers, shrubs and trees they prefer. She will also show bird-nest boxes, platforms, feeders and water baths. Refreshments will be available […]

  • Try Slow Flow Yoga at Dancin’ on the Door

    Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door will offer slow flow yoga with yogi Mae on Wednesdays, 10 am. Participants will flow through classic postures at a slower pace to fully enjoy the breath and be present in every moment. Mae guides her students through meditative movements and hopes they leave class with a sense of relief […]

  • Rob Atwood to Perform at Glas Nov. 23

    Rob Atwood will return to Glas Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay on Nov. 23, 1-3 pm, for an encore performance of last year’s special concert. (Consider arriving early because the space filled up quickly last year.) Atwood is a member of the popular Door County group Dirty Deuce, which performs throughout the peninsula. Attendees may even […]

  • Swing Set

    Big band returns to Maxwelton Braes When Jamie and Jason Palmer pulled into the full Maxwelton Braes parking lot on Oct. 24, they were certain there was another event scheduled on top of the debut concert of the Swingin’ Door Big Band. As they headed to the second-story ballroom, they could hear the buzz of […]

  • Southern Door Community Auditorium Offers Eclectic Mix

    The Southern Door Community Auditorium (SDCA) will host a great series of events this winter and well into 2020.  “The upcoming season embraces an eclectic mix of superb artists,” said Terry Lundahl, SDCA program director. “I am pleased that the roster features such a broad range of talent. It’s certainly going to be an exciting […]

  • Desert Inspires Violinist Chafey-Hon

    The arid landscape and wildlife of the desert wilderness will inspire an afternoon of live music by violinist Beth Chafey-Hon on Nov. 17 at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. She has also created a complementary slide show featuring rock formations and wind-sculpted sand that stand in contrast to photos of verdant, vibrant Door County […]

  • Griffon String Quartet Visits Enhances School Music Programs

    To continue carrying out its mission to enhance student learning and academic achievement through increased exposure to – and participation in – music, the Griffon String Quartet will visit three Door County schools Nov. 12. The schools participating in this series of residency activities do not have strings programs, making these experiences even more significant in […]

  • Peninsula Symphonic Band Plays Veterans Day Concert Nov. 11

    The Peninsula Symphonic Band ( will honor veterans with its annual Veterans Day concert Nov. 11, 7 pm, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1756 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. Under Jason Palmer’s direction, the band will play the “Armed Forces Salute,” “National Emblem,” “Stars and Stripes Forever” and more. Pianist Sara Bong will join […]