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  • Door Community Auditorium Reschedules Some Performances

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is rescheduling its July and August performances to 2021. The fall and winter Main Stage shows are largely remaining as scheduled for the time being and will have a socially distanced seating chart, using only 37.5 percent of the auditorium’s capacity. The DCA launched ticket sales June 2 for DCA […]

  • Rogue Offers Virtual Theater Camp

    Rogue Theater will host a Virtual Theater Camp for ages nine through 15 to provide family fun and creativity. Although the director will be available for guidance, it’s up to the actors to create their own scenes, including props and costumes, using items found at home. Not only will students learn theatrical skills, but this […]

  • New Fund Supports PMF Musicians

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has launched the PlayON Fund to assist festival musicians with the financial ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds collected will be distributed equally among the musicians, with the intention of supporting immediate essential needs such as food, rent or mortgage, utilities, and phone and car payments. The Peninsula Music Festival […]

  • Peninsula Singers Cancels Spring Rehearsals and Concerts

    Because of COVID-19, the Peninsula Singers – like so many other performing-arts organizations – has canceled its spring practices and concerts. “Until we meet again, keep music in your hearts, hum a tune on your walks, listen to music in your homes or just serenade yourself in your mind (or showers),” said Jeanne Barnard, Peninsula […]

  • Summer-Season Theater and Performance Updates

    The pandemic has severely affected the county’s theater and performance communities, with many deciding to forgo a summer performance season altogether. Here are those updates: • Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay has canceled or rescheduled its summer performances, with the first performance opening Sept. 3. • Peninsula Players Theatre in Fish Creek has canceled its summer […]

  • DCMM’s Challenge: Float Your Boat!

    The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) invites you to bring Door County’s maritime history and technology to life – even during this time of quarantine – by building boats for a new online competition.  The Peninsula Pulse and DCMM have partnered to launch the Float Your Boat! newspaper and cardboard boat-building challenge. Participants are invited to create, […]

  • Door County Maritime Museum’s “Float Your Boat” Challenge

    Door County Maritime Museum wants you to bring Door County’s maritime history and technology to life, even during this time of quarantine, and build boats for the new online competition. In partnership with the Peninsula Pulse newspaper, DCMM is launching the “Float Your Boat!” paper and cardboard boat-building challenge. We are asking students and anyone […]

  • Rogue Theater’s Funniest Video Contest

    Door County resident Hope Copisky is the winner of Rogue Theater’s first Funniest Video Contest, held in April. She earned a prize package of farm-fresh items from Flying Tractor Farm valued at $50.  Rogue is now hosting its Funniest Video Contest II, which will run May 1-21. Contestants may submit clean, comedic skits and/or monologues, […]

  • DCA Announces Performance Schedule

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) has announced its 2020-21 Main Stage performance schedule. Because of the uncertainty surrounding the coming months, however, all programming decisions will be firmly rooted in public-health recommendations and state law. DCA will also offer ticket refunds if a performance does not take place or a ticket holder feels unwell. The […]

  • Peninsula Music Festival Cancels August Concerts

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has been a musical staple in Door County for nearly seven decades. After waiting to see how the COVID-19 pandemic would develop, the PMF board has decided to cancel the August 2020 concerts and is focusing on future programming. The 2020 Symphony Series will remain intact because all conductors, guest […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Delays New Ticket Sales

    Midsummer’s Music recently announced its 2020 summer concert series. In consideration of the safety of its audiences and musicians, however, new ticket sales for the 2020 season will be delayed. Necessary adjustments to programming and scheduling are likely, and announcements regarding those changes will be made as they’re determined. Existing ticket holders have flexible options […]

  • Tune in to TAP Talks!

    Tune in to TAP Talks – a new, weekly online show during which Bob Boles and James Valcq from Third Avenue Playhouse talk to each other and with special guests about their backgrounds, previous TAP productions, what’s happening at TAP, upcoming projects and anything else that strikes their fancy. TAP Talks are live-streamed on TAP’s […]

  • Northern Sky Theater Offers Promise Passes

    Although its 2020 outdoor season has been canceled, Northern Sky Theater is selling Promise Passes for future shows, which are good forever for a show at the outdoor Park Amphitheater or the indoor Gould Theater. Promise Passes also retain either venue’s highest ticket-type value, even if ticket prices increase in the future. Many of Northern […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Continuing Summer Season

    Midsummer’s Music is celebrating its 30th summer of presenting exceptional chamber music in Door County. Concerts hailed as “exciting, pulse-pounding and riveting” are given in a variety of cultural, historical and scenic locations, including art galleries, museums, historical sites and private homes, with several venues offering panoramic views of Lake Michigan and the waters of […]

  • TAP Suspends Two Additional Shows

    Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) in Sturgeon Bay is suspending two 2020-season productions – Driving Miss Daisy and Anyone Can Whistle – in addition to the previously postponed A Life in the Theatre and the previously suspended Tiny Beautiful Things. Bob Boles, TAP’s co-artistic director, has reached out to every artist who’s ever shared his or her talents […]

  • Virtual Concerts Keep Creativity Flowing

    A Q&A with Musicians Genevieve Heyward and Katie Dahl Although essential workers are still out in their respective fields, much of the workforce has transitioned to working remotely. Restaurant workers, photographers, artists, writers, retail workers and musicians are also finding creative ways to produce some income with the help of their loyal fans. Like famous […]

  • At Home with Restless Kids?

    Try these activities to stimulate, amuse, enrich, pacify Photos by Alissa Ehmke Ever since schooling and work have moved to the home, the parenting landscape has changed completely. The COVID-19 pandemic has now made engaging with and entertaining kids during all of their waking hours a top priority for all parents. I have three kids […]

  • Door County Maritime Museum Shares YouTube Videos ‘Shipwrecks’ Exhibit

    Because of Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order, the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) is closing its doors to guests for now, significantly limiting the number of staff in the office and cutting office hours. Administrative staff will be working from home and available through their work email addresses. If you have a question or […]

  • Master Gardener Association Canceling Events

    The Door County Master Gardener Association (DCMGA), in cooperation with the UW-Extension, is canceling public events through the end of May due to the public-health concern. These cancellations include Mark Konlock’s April 21 program about Wisconsin gardens, Mark Dwyer’s April 28 program about coleus, and the DCMGA Plant Sale Committee’s May 5 program about the […]

  • Watch Comet Atlas from Home

    Thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium, the Door Peninsula Astronomical Society (DPAS) has teamed up with Crossroads at Big Creek for the second year to offer outreach programs about space. This includes watching the progress of Comet Atlas, which, like all comets, goes by the name of its discoverer. In this […]