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Door County entertainment news from the staff of the Peninsula Pulse and Door County Living. Find the latest details on concerts, performing arts, theater, and much more from the Door County scene.

  • Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge, Jarosh Family, Jarosh, Jacksonport, family photo

    Framed: Before the Plunge

    The Jarosh family enjoys the beach before the Jacksonport Polar Bear Club’s New Year’s Day swim. Submitted.

  • Trivia: Who became the first center in NBA history to make seven or more three-pointers in back-to-back games?

    Question: Who became the first center in NBA history to make seven or more three-pointers in back-to-back games? Answer: Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks accomplished this in games on Dec. 29, 2018, and Jan. 1, 2019, against the Brooklyn Nets and Detroit Pistons, respectively.

  • Open Door Pride Hosts Dance Night

    Open Door Pride presents Fun Nights, supporting our LGBTQ+ community and friends. Dance off the winter chill at the first Fun Night social mixer of 2019. On Jan. 11, 6-9 pm, dance the night away at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door, 4614 Harbor School Road in Egg Harbor, with DJ Ash. There is no cover […]

  • Overheard and Shout Outs: Jan. 11, 2019

    OVERHEARD Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud? “You don’t want your spices to outlive you.” “Don’t order pickle juice and drive.” “Do you remember when Alaska became a country?” […]

  • Manners Matter: Visiting Home

    Dear Mary Pat, Our son isn’t speaking to us since we didn’t let him and his girlfriend share a room when they were visiting over New Year’s Eve. They are in their mid-20s and I know that they think that my husband and I are too strict but that’s been our house rule since his […]

  • Server of the Week: Dan Strege at Mink River Basin

    His name is Dan StregeBut here we call him Boone.If ever help is needed,You know he’ll be there soon. A man of many talents,He has a creative mind.Boone can fix most anythingWith any material he can find. A hard-working individualWith a very caring soul.Always seen with a coffee in hand,That’s how our Booner rolls! – […]

  • Maritime Museum Hires New Curator

    The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) hired Rhys Kuzdas as curator and exhibits manager. He will manage the curatorial needs of two museum locations:  the Cana Island Lighthouse and the in-water exhibit of the tugboat John Purves. A U.S. Navy veteran and avid travel and history enthusiast, he has volunteered and worked at various nonprofits […]

  • 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 […]

  • Door County Pulse Weekend Primer

    High School Basketball Rivalries: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt are back this week with your Weekend Primer for the week of January 11th, 2019. Events include: Fun Night Dance Party at Dancing on the Door in Egg Harbor Pour Decisions at Waterfront Mary’s in Sturgeon Bay Ski for Free at the Crossroads in Sturgeon Bay Crack the Ice Party at the […]

  • Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, Fire and Ice, Ice Carving

    Ice Carvers Needed

    Challenge yourself by carving an ice sculpture during the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center’s (SBVC) Fire and Ice event on Saturday, Feb. 16. The SBVC is seeking beginner, intermediate and advanced ice carvers for the 2019 ice-carving competition from 9 am to 2 pm. Individuals and teams of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to […]

  • A Final Resolution on the High Water Mark: Pulse Podcast

    Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen finally get to deliver the story of the Ordinary High-Water Mark that has been at the center of the controversy surrounding the Sturgeon Bay West Waterfront for years. If you listened to The Fate of The Granary, then this is the next chapter in that story.

  • Manners Matter: Unreasonable Dinner Wait

    Dear Mary Pat, My wife and I went out to dinner and were told that our wait would be 30 minutes for a table, when in fact it turned out to be an hour and 25 minutes. I was starting to get a little frustrated, and the hostess did not seem to think the wait […]

  • 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 […]

  • Overheard & Pet Peeves: Jan. 4, 2018

    OVERHEARD Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud? “Because you bathed today, it’s a big day.” “I’m not always in a svelte situation.” “What’s her obsession with dissection?” “I hover […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bald Eagle, Len Villano, Door County

    Bald Eagle with Fish: Len’s Pic of the Week

    There are some Door County residents who aren’t happy with the lack of ice on the water, but for bald eagles it can mean a meal. It’s much easier to make a catch on open water. This bald eagle has just snatched a fish from Lake Michigan and is carrying it off somewhere safe to […]

  • Trivia: Which City Celebrates Its 300th-Year Anniversary in 2019?

    Question: Which U.S. city celebrates the 300th-year anniversary of its founding in 2019? Answer: New Orleans

  • 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 […]