• Steeped in the Blues

    Rosie Flores playing solo at the Tambourine Lounge If you go to and listen to the music she has posted there, you’ll get a good taste of her longtime interest in the blues because, as she sings in “Rosebud Blues,” “This country girl knows how to play the blues.” And then she shows you […]

  • Will Durst to Present ‘BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG’ at TAP

    Comedian Will Durst returns to Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) in Sturgeon Bay for four nights only with his tribute to the history, growth, joys, achievements, looming terrors and still-vibrant role of the baby-boom generation in today’s youth-obsessed society. BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG will be performed Sept. 4-7, 7:30 pm.  Only two weekends remain for […]

  • Hymn Sing at Zion United Methodist Church Sept. 1

    The community is invited to the second of the Zion United Methodist Church’s two annual hymn sings Sept. 1, 5 pm, at the church, 8781 Cty F in Fish Creek. Begun in 1993 at the little country church that’s now 144 years old, the evening features old-time hymns chosen by the audience. Rev. Don Heeringa, […]

  • Birch Creek’s Fall Concert Series and Associates’ Fall Fundraiser

    Birch Creek will offer five performances during its Fall Concert Series, plus an evening at a jazz club-style bistro created in Juniper Hall for the Associates’ Fall Fundraiser. On Aug. 31, Liam Teague, an internationally renowned steel-pan virtuoso and director of the Percussion Session’s steel band, will perform with an ensemble that includes Birch Creek […]

  • Isadoora Presents Dark Comedy ‘The Moors’

    Isadoora Theatre Company is presenting The Moors, by Jen Silverman, Aug. 30 – Sept. 1 and Sept. 6-8, at the Inside/Out Theatre at the Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 pm; Sunday performances are at 2 pm.  Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the […]

  • There’s Still More Midsummer’s Music to Love, and the Labor Day Benefit Is Coming

    Tickets are available for Midsummer’s Music’s Labor Day Concert Series, including the annual end-of-season benefit. On Aug. 25, the season will resume with Profound Piano Quartets, including music by Brahms, Schubert and Robert Kahn. David Perry, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; Walter Preucil, cello; and Jeannie Yu, piano, will be featured.  This concert will be performed […]

  • Attend Tai Chi and Qigong Sessions and Demonstration

    Tai chi Master Chan Ming Shu will lead an international tai chi symposium – teaching tai chi and qigong during four two-hour sessions – Aug. 26-29 at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. Laughing Tiger Tai Chi and Junction Center Yoga are cosponsoring the symposium. Chan has been practicing tai chi for nearly 40 years, has represented Taiwan […]

  • Experience Chanting HU

    Experience chanting HU (a sacred sound and ancient mantra), contemplative time and spiritual conversation with others of like heart Aug. 24, 2-3 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Library. Discover how the sound of HU can bring a higher form of creativity, inner peace and calm, spiritual self-discovery and growth, and healing of the body, mind […]

  • Gospel Legend Mavis Staples to Grace DCA Stage Aug. 29

    Gospel legend Mavis Staples will perform at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek on Aug. 29, 8 pm. Staples has been a solid foundation of American music, from the Delta-infused gospel sound that she helped to create in the 1950s, to her engaged protest music during the civil-rights era, to a series of chart […]

  • From Vermont to Baileys Harbor, Kat Wright Delivers Vocals and Horns

    Kat Wright – four-time winner of Best Vocalist in Vermont – and her eight-piece band will bring their sound to the Door County Brewing Co. Taproom and Music Hall on Aug. 23, 8 pm. Described as a “young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse,” Wright and her band promise a night of soulful vocals, powerful horns, dancing and […]

  • Becoming More Organized May Be Easier Than You Think

    Getting more organized doesn’t have to be a quest for a holy grail, an exhausting race or an upheaval of your life all at once. Try some of these ideas to create – bit by bit, day by day – a more efficient, streamlined and contented life with fewer frustrations. Streamlining • Need, use or […]

  • Bingo at the Kress Pavilion Aug. 22

    The Egg Harbor Historical Society will host bingo Aug. 22 at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Doors will open at 6 pm; bingo will start at 7 pm. Carry-in refreshments are welcome. Proceeds will support restoration of the Bookmobile.

  • Floral Arranging Classes at Savory Spoon

    Get inspired by the beauty of Door County when Heidi Stodola shares the art of using seasonal materials and containers to create charming floral arrangements at the Savory Spoon Cooking School. Classes will start Aug. 24, 10 am – 12 pm. Visit to see the class list; each will focus on a distinctive arrangement […]

  • Lindenberg Focuses on Jazz at Birch Creek

    This summer, Solomon Lindenberg, a talented senior at Gibraltar High School, spent two weeks studying at Birch Creek Music Performance Center among 50 other musicians from around the country who were attending the Jazz II Session. During the session, students hone their technical skills and learn firsthand about life as a professional musician. Lindenberg – a […]

  • Midsummer’s Music Welcomes New Talent during 2019 Season

    Each year, Midsummer’s Music’s artistic director, James Berkenstock, draws on the extraordinary talent of professional musicians from the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Milwaukee Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphony, among others, who play during the growing concert seasons. The ensemble welcomed the following musicians this season. French hornist Fritz Foss enjoys […]

  • Northern Sky Presents First Show in New Creative Center

    Northern Sky Theater is premiering its newest show, Dad’s Season Tickets, in the Barbara and Spencer Gould Theater at its new Creative Center.  The Gould Theater is a professionally equipped, intimate, 248-seat venue that will serve as an ideal home for the company’s fall and winter shows, and it will be used for rehearsals, readings, […]

  • ‘La La Lucille’ Setting Attendance Records at TAP

    George Gershwin’s La La Lucille is setting attendance records at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) as it enters its fourth week. It will be performed through Sept. 1. A tuneful romp involving an inheritance, disguises and a happy resolution, TAP’s production of La La Lucille marks the 100th anniversary of the show’s Broadway premiere. Many of […]

  • Rogue Theater Presents ‘The Odd Couple’

    Neil Simon’s hugely successful play The Odd Couple – the comic story of mismatched, middle-aged roommates – is a ’60s and ’70s staple of stage and screen.  In 1985, Simon updated it with a gender-bending twist: Women now play the lead roles of Olive Madison and Florence Unger, who love to play Trivial Pursuit with their girlfriends […]

  • What’s Not to Love about the Squirrel Nut Zippers?!

    The quirky, eclectic, nine-piece band Squirrel Nut Zippers will perform at the Door Community Auditorium on Aug. 11, 8 pm. Special guest Sierra Ferrell will open the show.  The Squirrel Nut Zippers reunited last year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its album Hot, which launched the hit songs “Hell” and “Put a Lid on […]

  • Paying Tribute to Midsummer’s Music’s David Perry

    During a private event in Ephraim on July 30, Midsummer’s Music celebrated 20 years of concerts with world-renowned violinist David Perry. Artistic Director Jim Berkenstock gives great credit to Perry for the success of Midsummer’s Music: “When David Perry joined our ensemble as first violinist 20 years ago, it changed everything. His outstanding musicianship, leadership […]