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  • Featured Accommodation: Newport Resort

    A Family Getaway for All Seasons Interior photos by Len Villano. Newport Resort in Egg Harbor works hard to make visits extra special for all of its guests. For example, when did you last receive your very own pumpkin when you checked in to a hotel? Or a pie? Or an Easter basket? These are […]

  • Door Shakespeare Amends Show Schedule

    UPDATE: This year’s summer season at Door Shakespeare has been canceled. See updated information here. In light of the COVID-19 situation, Door Shakespeare has amended its show schedule.  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] was to have its first performance on May 20 at the Ephraim Village Hall, but it will now run […]

  • Griffon String Quartet Earns Women’s Fund Grant

    Midsummer’s Music and its resident string quartet, the Griffon String Quartet, earned a $4,000 grant from the Women’s Fund to support the quartet’s education and outreach mission. The funds cover activities that began in January. Among the quartet’s community programs are the B Double Sharp program, which presents mini concerts for the aging or disabled […]

  • TAP Cancels ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’

    The Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) board of directors has decided to suspend TAP’s production of Tiny Beautiful Things, scheduled for May 14 – June 7. Ticket holders will receive an email with details regarding ticket exchanges, donations and refunds.

  • DCMGA Events Canceled

    The Door County Master Gardeners Association (DCGMA), in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, is canceling its public events through mid-April, as well as its May plant sale, because of COVID-19 concerns.  The following events will not take place: Charlotte Lukes’ March 31 bird program; Molly Doane’s April 7 urban-gardening presentation; Jamie Patton’s April 14 […]

  • LEAP 2020 Production Is ‘Human Condition’

    To be human is to be riddled with imperfections such as indifference, anger, selfishness, greed and even hatred. This year’s LEAP production is Human Condition, which takes stock of the human condition and considers how we’re influenced toward compassion for others and ourselves. LEAP 2020 goes to an international airport to find a cross-section of […]

  • Rogue Theater’s Murder-Mystery Dinner Theater

    Put on your detective hat when Rogue Theater kicks off its eighth season with its annual murder-mystery dinner theater. The Case of the Mysterious Cravat: An Inspector Giles Murder Mystery, written by Mike Young, is mixed with jealousy and romance, but can you believe all that you see?   Directed by Stuart Champeau, it’s a […]

  • TAP’s ‘Life in the Theatre’ Postponed until Fall

    Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of patrons, performers, volunteers and staff, Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) has made the difficult decision to postpone all public performances of its upcoming show, A Life in the Theatre, which has been in rehearsal.  All parties have committed to rescheduling performances in the fall […]

  • Sanctuary Gardens Lecture at Crossroads

    The Door County Master Gardener Association (DCMGA, dcmga.org) will host the free lecture “Sanctuary Gardens: Refuge in the City” on April 7, 7 pm, in the Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.  Molly Doane, of the University of Illinois-Chicago’s anthropology department, will discuss her research, which explores how migratory human […]

  • Local Music Recommendation: Stephen Cooper & The Nobody Famous

    After the departure of Stephen Cooper’s fellow singer and songwriting partner, Ruby James, from WiFEE and the HUZz BAND, Cooper sought to capture the same huge sound and danceability in his newest project, Stephen Cooper & The Nobody Famous.  Digging into this album, I quickly discovered that the quality of musicianship and composition it features […]

  • Yomassage: A New Way to Relax

    Photos by Andrew Kleidon-Linstrom. Though this winter has been fairly tame, it’s still the time of year when bones get stiff and limbs haven’t truly been stretched in months (if you’re like me, that is). That’s why, when I heard about “yomassage,” I had to try it – and figure out what it was. So I […]

  • PMF’s New Verheyden Memorial Scholarship

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has received a generous contribution to its Thor Johnson Endowment Trust from the estate of longtime Peninsula Music Festival patron and supporter George Verheyden. The gift’s mission is to provide sustaining funds for this established educational initiative, which will now be called the George Verheyden Memorial Scholarship. It is given […]

  • The Play’s the Thing Series Concludes with ‘Eternity’ April 6

    Peninsula Players Theatre presented a reading of Joseph Zettelmaier’s Haunted: The Great Lakes Ghost Project on March 2 to a capacity crowd at Björklunden. This collection of ghostly tales from around the Great Lakes region captivated the audience. Several years ago, Zettelmaier, a Michigan-based playwright, began a journey across the Great Lakes states to collect […]

  • ‘A Life in the Theatre’ to Open Soon at Third Avenue Playhouse

    UPDATE: A Life in the Theatre has been rescheduled for October 29-November 29, 2020. Visit here for more information. Third Avenue Playhouse’s production of David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatre will run March 26 – April 26, with a pay-what-you-can preview performance March 25, 7:30 pm. Directed by Robert Boles and featuring Doug Mancheski […]

  • Irish Céilí Dance at Kress on March 21

    CANCELLED – The Door County Folk Alliance will host its annual Irish céilí dance March 21, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Joshua Voigt, a céilí caller from Milwaukee, will lead the dance. No partner is needed because there are usually others looking for a partner, and no experience is needed because Voigt […]

  • Dancin’ on the Door Hosts Children’s, Belly-Dancing Workshops

    Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door will host Through the Magical Dancing Door – Fantastical Forest at SWY231 on March 18, 4:30-5:45 pm. This one-time workshop is geared for children ages five through seven. Encouraging imagination and exploration, students will learn dance moves through music, stories and creative characters. The cost of $20 per student includes a […]

  • Griffon String Quartet Continues with Series of Performances

    Midsummer’s Music’s resident string quartet, the Griffon String Quartet, will continue its second season of concerts and community and educational events with a series of performances throughout northeast Wisconsin. The program will feature Jessie Montgomery’s “Strum”; Paul Hindemith’s String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 2; and Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, […]

  • Door County Brewing Co. Hosts Storytelling Event March 14

    A Q&A with General Manager Angie McMahon Door County Brewing Co. will host a new storytelling event this weekend – a pilot in what it hopes will become a regular series. The theme is Tales of the Trade, and storytellers may share their most embarrassing, funny or shocking stories about their experiences in the workplace. This […]

  • Learn about Invasive Species, Fish Tracking, Night Skies at Crossroads

    Visit Crossroads at Big Creek on March 12, 7 pm, for the Wild Ones lecture “Alien Invaders – Not Welcome!” Kari Hagenow – The Nature Conservancy’s Door peninsula land steward and president of the Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin – will discuss how invasive plant species steal space, water and other resources from our native habitats and […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day Festivities 2020

    It’s time for some spring fun, right? Wear your best green finery when you check out these festivities in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.  March 14 Sturgeon Bay CANCELLED: 11 am: The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin in Sawyer Park. Participation is free. 12 pm: The Door County Folk Alliance will present LibraryLIVE, […]