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.

  • Idlewild Senior Men’s Golf League Seeks Members

    The Idlewild Golf Club’s Senior Men’s League – nine holes of individual stroke play – will begin May 23. All individual senior men are invited to meet at the club around 8:15 am, register and go to the first tee for the nine being played that week. Most participants throw in a dollar for that week’s hole […]

  • Nor-Dor Men’s Golf League Seeks Members

    In the Nor-Dor Men’s Golf League, members participate in nine-hole match play – with weekly hole and year-end cash prizes – at Maxwelton Braes Golf Course every Wednesday, 4:30 pm, May 22 through Sept. 4. You may compete as a team against golfers with similar handicaps and skills. The first event is a shotgun-start, best-ball-scramble team event. […]

  • Lindsay Lohan Meets Audio Noir

    Classic film noir and modern-day audio podcasts don’t sound like a likely combination, but to Alex Genty-Waksberg, it was a natural path to explore, and one that began to take its own shape throughout the process. This project is called Lindsay: A Radio Play, heavily inspired by 1998’s The Parent Trap with Lindsay Lohan. The […]

  • Take a Spin on Monday Night

    Cherry Lanes is home of weekly Vinyl Night Photos by Jim Lundstrom Any idea where you might be able to hear – in the course of one hour – music as diverse as The White Stripes, Beastie Boys, NRBQ, Big Country, Television, Boston, Weather Report, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades and the so-obscure-you-won’t-find-them-online Big & Bob Trio doing […]

  • Server of the Week: Allison Kruse

    She works with Nick at Ahnapee Brewing,Traveling the state, saying Ahnapee beer is great.Thanks to her, the distributors have started accruing. When not at work, she’s found in Green Bay.Allison is her name, and Crossfit is her game,And she’ll do Romanian deadlifts all day. Oktoberfest is a beer she’ll double-fist.Workout in the morning, by the […]

  • Manners Matter: Baby Showers

    Dear Mary Pat, I was at a baby shower over the weekend that lasted five and a half hours. Why do people let these things go on for so long? It’s one thing if people are allowed to linger after the main festivities, but when lunch isn’t served until two hours in and then you […]

  • Framed: Man on the Street

    Andrew Kleidon-Linstrom, Door County’s own “Man on the Street,” glides through the finish line at the Door County Half Marathon on May 4 with grace and style. Photo by Len Villano.

  • Vikineers Blank Roncalli 5-0

    Gibraltar/Sevastopol blanked Roncalli 5-0 in a non conference girls soccer match Monday. The Vikineers scored twice in the first half. Molly Banks assisted Reetika Jandu on the first goal, and Rachel Hietpas scored off of a corner kick from Kayla Copiskey.   The Vikineers put the game out of reach with three goals in the […]

  • Birch Creek Receives Wisconsin Arts Board Grant

    The Wisconsin Arts Board’s Creation and Presentation Program – supported by funds from the state and the National Foundation for the Arts – has given Birch Creek a grant to support the music-education programs and public concerts that, in 2019, will take Birch Creek into its 44th year. “Arts Board grants have recognized Birch Creek’s excellence in […]

  • Peninsula Singers Celebrates 40 Years with Two May Concerts

    The Peninsula Singers are celebrating their 40th-anniversary year with two spring concerts. On May 18 at United Methodist Church, 836 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, the Peninsula Singers Youth Choir from the Boys and Girls Club will open the concert at 6:30 pm. It will perform selections from The Wizard of Oz under the direction […]

  • Alan Kopischke Performs in TAP’s ‘Absolute Brightness’

    James Lecesne’s The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey is set to open at Third Avenue Playhouse next week, with Robert Boles directing and Alan Kopischke playing Chuck DeSantis: a brash New Jersey detective who’s eager for a case that gets him out from behind his desk. On one extraordinary day, he finds it: the disappearance […]

  • Isadoora Theatre Company Holds Open Auditions

    Isadoora Theatre Company is holding open auditions for its 2019 season on May 11, 4:30-7 pm; and May 14, 5-7 pm, in the Inside/Outside Space at the Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. 2nd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The company also needs backstage, light and sound technicians – just stop by the auditions to get more […]

  • Door Kinetic Arts Festival Merges Stage, Cocktail Scenes

    Ringing in its fourth year on the peninsula, the Door Kinetic Arts Festival (DKAF) will present its lineup of artists and cocktail connoisseurs June 9-14. This year’s festival will feature an exciting range of evocative artists on the screen, stage and behind the bar. Harold Green is a Chicago-based, multidisciplinary spoken-word poet and performer who’s […]

  • Celebrating Lighthouses’ Sesquicentennials

    The Cana Island Lighthouse and the Baileys Harbor Range Lights are both celebrating their 150th anniversaries this year, so community-wide festivities will take place throughout 2019 in Baileys Harbor ( The Ridges Sanctuary ( will honor the range-lights anniversary on June 7, 3-6 pm, which coincides with the Spring Lighthouse Festival. The Door County Maritime […]

  • Celebrity Golf Outing Benefits Boys & Girls Club

    The Boys & Girls Club of Door County will host its 10th annual celebrity golf outing, presented by Jim Olson Motors, on June 4 at the Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Egg Harbor. This is a major fundraiser for the club. Celebrities who have committed to attend are Mark Murphy, Jerry Kramer, Dave Robinson, Mark […]

  • Memorial Day Car Show in Sister Bay

    The Sister Bay Lions will hold their annual Memorial Day Car Show on Sunday, May 26, 9 am – 3 pm, at the Country Walk Shops in Sister Bay. Admission is free, and all proceeds will support community-service programs in the community. Door County Sheriff Tammy Sternard will be at the opening ceremony, which includes a […]

  • Rockers and Rollers Drill Team at Maifest

    The 4-H Rockers and Rollers Drill Team – a group of eight to 10 riders, plus their horses, coach and parents – will participate in the Maifest ( parade on May 25 in Jacksonport. They will do-si-do, circle and complete maneuvers, entertaining the crowd along the parade route. Some of their horses will provide rides in […]

  • Chakra Balancing Retreat

    The Pearl of Door County will hold a three-night, women-only Chakra Balancing Retreat June 24-28 in a house on Lake Michigan just north of Sturgeon Bay. Chakras are the energy centers that help move energy up and down through the body. Whitney Fenton, a chakra healer and yoga teacher; and Sarah Try, a holistic health […]

  • Woodwalk Summer Concert Series Announced

    Jeanne Kuhns’ Woodwalk Concert Series announces its summer live-music lineup at Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County G, off Highway 42 south of Egg Harbor. Get ready for performances by Rough and Tumble, high-energy Americana, on June 21; Ryanhood, folk rock, on June 28; Brett Newski, minimalist pop, on July 5; Eric Lewis, bluegrass, on July 12; […]

  • Changes Announced for Steel Bridge Songfest 2019

    The organizers of Steel Bridge Songfest are announcing some significant changes for 2019. In conjunction with changes to the festival, to be held June 14 and 15, the organizers are expanding and rebranding their 501(c)(3) nonprofit Citizens for Our Bridge as the new Steel Bridge Creative Foundation (SBCF). This shift will bring new relevance to […]