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  • Kelli Strickland, Door Community Auditorium, speaker series

    Door County Talks

    On Jan. 12 at 10 am, the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present a free lecture by Kelli Strickland titled “Building Community and Common Ground through the Arts.” This marks the first installment of DCA’s new series, Door County Talks. A collaboration between DCA and the Door County Civility Project, Door County Talks is a […]

  • Final Days of ‘From the Studios’

    Peninsula School of Art’s exhibit From the Studios wraps up its run on Jan. 5. The exhibit is a juried celebration of the work created in the PenArt studios and in the home studios of PenArt students and members, as well as selected works from 2019 featured faculty members. The exhibit juror was Trina May […]

  • Hoping for Snow at Crossroads

    Crossroads at Big Creek continues its winter programming with preserve and community events. On Jan. 4, 2 pm, Crossroads presents the film Cosmic Collisions. Created by the American Museum of Natural History and NASA, and narrated by Robert Redford, it explains the many collisions that have resulted in our solar system. Crossroads presents two programs […]

  • Unlimited Yoga in January

    During January, Door County Yoga offers a promotion of $30 for 30 days of unlimited yoga classes. Start any day in January. There are a number of classes to suit all levels and abilities: gentle yoga, ashtanga, vinyasa, somatics, yoga nidra and slow flow. Classes are all drop-in, so there’s no need to pre-register. Mats […]

  • Master Gardener Training

    Kewaunee County UW-Extension will offer Master Gardener volunteer training beginning Jan. 29. There will be an online home component as well as hands-on training in a classroom. Topics covered include plants, entomology, vegetables, fruits and ornamentals. Hands-on classes will take place at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds. Field trips for on-location learning are also included. The […]

  • Stream ‘The Emissary’

    The Emissary is available for streaming in HD from Door County’s Night Sky Ventures Studio. Night Sky Ventures’ short films, A Day in the Life of Neutron the Cat and The Case of the Tainted Cheese Curds, have been remastered for HD, and they are also available for streaming. To stream the movies, go to […]

  • First Exhibit of 2019 at James May Gallery

    The first exhibit of the year at James May Gallery features the paintings by Brighton Smith and ceramics by Craig Clifford and Debbie Kupinsky. An opening reception will be held Jan. 4, 5:30-8 pm; and Jan. 5, 10 am – 5 pm. The exhibit runs through Feb. 23. Smith grew up in Southern California, studying […]

  • ‘Human Jukebox’ at Katie Dahl Day

    On Jan. 5, Base Camp Coffee Shop will celebrate its sixth Katie Dahl Day. Door County singer-songwriter Katie Dahl will assume the role of “human jukebox” at Base Camp, 9 am – 12 pm. She will play both original and cover songs and take requests from audience members. Known for the literate candor of her […]

  • Intro Beekeeping Class

    The Door County Beekeepers Club is offering a beginner beekeeping class on Jan. 12, 8 am – 12 pm. The class is an introduction to keeping honey bees as a hobby, and the instructor is Max Martin, a local beekeeper of 20 years. The class will be held at the UW Peninsular Agricultural Research Station, […]

  • Egg Harbor Historical Society Presents Program on Dr. Horace Eames

    Giz Herbst and the Egg Harbor Historical Society will present a free program on the life of Dr. Horace Franklin Eames on Jan. 7, 1 pm at the Kress Pavilion. This program will focus on the first 15 years of Eames’ life, and the series will continue on the following three Mondays in January.Dr. Eames […]

  • Substance-use Discussed in Documentary Shown at the Kress Pavilion

    Written Off, a Wisconsin-based documentary about one man’s struggle with a substance-use disorder, will be shown Jan. 10 at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. The event will begin at 5 pm with a light meal, and the film will begin at 5:30 pm, followed by a panel discussion with people who are in recovery. […]

  • Play It Forward

    On Dec. 27, 7 pm, the Door Community Auditorium will present its sixth annual Play It Forward concert, bringing together Door County musicians to benefit a worthy cause. Through these performers’ donated time, as well as donations collected at the concert, Play It Forward celebrates the warmth and light of the holiday season. This year, […]

  • Bingo at Kress

    The Egg Harbor Historical Society will begin its winter bingo schedule on Dec. 29 at the Kress Pavilion. Doors will open at  9 am, and bingo will start at 10 am. Bingo play will be wrapped up by noon. Morning snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. The remaining winter Saturday-morning schedule is Jan. […]

  • Sled Dogs on ‘Wisconsin Life’

    The sixth season of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) offers plenty to get excited about. Host Angela Fitzgerald connects viewers with what makes Wisconsin such a great place to live in and explore. The Door County Sled Dogs are featured in an all-new episode of Wisconsin Life, “Running Strong,” which originally aired Dec. […]

  • No Winter Doldrums at the Peninsula School of Art

    On the third Saturday of the month, it’s very likely that Sarah Martin of Ephraim and her children — Chase, age eight, and Josie, 10 — will be participating in Family Art Days at the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek. “For years we have taken advantage of Family Art Days,” Martin said of […]

  • Take Time to ‘Play It Forward’

    An annual concert event now in its sixth year, Play It Forward brings together some of Door County’s best-loved musicians for an evening of seasonal music that is both festive and reflective. This year’s concert is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) in Fish Creek. Baileys Harbor musician Pete Thelen […]

  • Barn Dance at the Kress

    The Door County Folk Alliance will host another barn dance at the Kress Pavilion on Dec. 15, 7-9 pm. Mike Grimm and Pam Johnson will call this dance. No partner or experience is needed because there are usually others looking for dance partners, and the callers will teach all the dances, step by step. Although […]

  • Midsummer’s String Quartet

    Midsummer’s Music Ltd. presents its resident string quartet in two free winter concerts. The group plays Dec. 14, 6 pm, at Hope United Church of Christ in Sturgeon Bay; and Dec. 15, 3 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. The repertoire for the concert includes String Quartet No. 20 in D “Hoffmeister” by […]

  • Small Forest Christmas Concert

    The members of Small Forest, with special guest George Sawyn, will continue their Christmas concert tradition at Base Camp in Sister Bay, Dec. 21, 7 pm. This year the concert will be held upstairs so people can have a little more room. Joel Kersabet’s fabulous treats and drinks will accompany this fun evening of contemporary, […]

  • ‘Velvet Gentleman’ Returns

    The one-man play Velvet Gentleman returns to Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) for the holiday season. The work is a colorful journey into the mind and music of the witty and eccentric composer Erik Satie, whose music ranges from comically bizarre to hauntingly beautiful. Velvet Gentleman premiered at TAP in the spring of 2017. Created and […]