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.

  • Emma Toft’s Books at Crossroads

    The Collins Learning Center at Crossroads at Big Creek houses a collection of books and periodicals that reflect the Crossroads focuses: science, history and the environment. Recently, Crossroads received a special donation of books from Emma Toft’s personal library. Many are out-of-print classics; others have letters and cards tucked between the pages or field notes […]

  • Fish and Chips, and Guinness, Oh My!: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt are back with Matthew’s final Weekend Primer. Check out this Friday’s Podcast for our farewell to Matt as he searches out brighter pastures in California, though he’s only moving there so his girlfriend can get him into Disneyland on the cheap.  Events Include: Reading to a Therapy Dog at the Sturgeon Bay […]

  • Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns Give You ‘The Look’

    The new CD by Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns begins with a sonic punch in the face from drummer Danny Lueck (especially if your stereo was dialed way up from the night before, as mine was). Called The Look, the 10-track CD features the songs of guitarist/vocalist Jay Whitney and the tight horn […]

  • Celebrate County Door at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    Photos by Len Villano Join the fun of celebrating County Door on March 16, 11 am, when the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC), Kitty O’Reilly’s Irish Pub and the Door County Medical Center present the 26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sturgeon Bay. The parade was organized in 1993 by Mike Taylor, John Scanlon, […]

  • Intimate Evening of Song

    Jeanne Kuhns of Egg Harbor, Chicagoan Jenny Bienemann, Sturgeon Bay’s Jess Holland and Katie Dahl of Baileys Harbor are teaming up for an intimate evening of song on March 29, 7:30-10:30 pm. The show will be presented in the round in the back theater at Third Avenue Playhouse. The performance sold out last year, so […]

  • Book Club at Gibraltar School

    All book lovers are invited to join the Community Book Club in the community room of Gibraltar School on March 21, 6:30 pm. The group will be discussing The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead: an intense, beautiful and heartbreaking story that earned the Pulitzer in 2017. Take a snack to pass and a copy of […]

  • Finding Spring at the Meadows Gallery

    The Meadows Gallery is showing A First Taste of Spring — an exhibit of flower and landscape photographs by Dottie Diggs — in conjunction with its poetry show, Water Ways. Both will be on display until April 26. The photos explore scenes in Monet’s gardens in Giverny, France; Door County; Milwaukee’s botanical domes; and more. Diggs’ […]

  • Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns Give You The Look

    The new CD by Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns begins with a sonic punch in the face from drummer Danny Lueck (especially if your stereo was dialed way up from the night before, as mine was). Called The Look, the 10-track CD features the songs of guitarist/vocalist Jay Whitney and the tight horn […]

  • Door County’s Food Scene – One-On-One with Mary Deviley of Tapuat Kombucha: Pulse Podcast

    This week Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen talk about the end of basketball season with the Gibraltar boys basketball team falling short in the sectional semi-finals and winter All Conference awards. Also, the start date for Ephraim’s road construction has been set, Tony Evers declares 2019 the year of clean water, and the passing of […]

  • Embrace a Local Spring Break

    Four ways to enjoy the county if you’re stuck here  The last time I remember wearing snowpants was during spring break of my senior year at Gibraltar High School. Although it seemed as if most of the high school was fortunate enough to be taking actual spring-break trips to warmer climates, there were a […]

  • Art of Social Engagement

    by Estella Lauter The current exhibit at the Unitarian Universalist Gallery – Protest! Bearing Witness, Seeking Justice – is extraordinary in several ways. Works in traditional media – a painting by DarRen Morris, a wood relief by Roger Benedict, three textile wall hangings and a bank of poems – are the exceptions rather than the rule. […]

  • Server of the Week: Pat Storms

    Hopping around as a sub for the Door County Library, Pat Storms is a very busy bee. Whether it’s in Sister Bay, Ephraim or Fish Creek, She’s happy to help anyone she sees. She’s also an election inspector for the Town of Gibraltar, And will help out at the Masonic Steamboat Dinner. As far as […]

  • Southern Door basketball, Len Villano

    Len’s Pic of the Week: Eye of the Eagle

    The basketball regional final game between the Southern Door Eagles and the Valders Vikings was an exciting and close game. A real nail biter. That is why I chose this photo as my pic of the week. In one image, I tried to capture the intensity and focus of the Southern Door players, and I […]

  • 84th Annual Steamboat Dinner Held on March 9

    The Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge will host its 84th annual Steamboat Dinner on March 9, 4-7 pm, at the Masonic Center in Sturgeon Bay. A shuttle bus will deliver people to the front door from the Market Square parking lot, and drive-up takeout will be offered for the sixth year. The dinner raises funds for […]

  • Bowl for Big Brothers Big Sisters, March 9

    Big Brothers Big Sisters invites the community to Bowl for Kids’ Sake during its signature fundraiser on March 9 at Apple Valley Lanes. The 18th annual event takes participants to “Infinity and Beyond!” with an outer-space theme that encourages teams to dress as their favorite outer-space icon. Company and team sponsorships combine with pledges raised […]

  • Trivia: What states do not observe Daylight Saving Time?

    Question: What states do not observe Daylight Saving Time? Answer: Hawaii and most of Arizona. The U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and American Samoa also do not observe Daylight Saving Time.

  • Overheard and Pet Peeves: March 8, 2019

    OVERHEARD Are there tidbits 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? “Well, he shouldn’t lead with magic – that’s for sure.” “She would be one to eat messy appetizers.” “Isn’t ‘chic muumuu’ an […]

  • Manners Matter: Handicap Parking

    Dear Readers, I’m not going to answer a question today, but rather, comment on a post I saw while scrolling through Facebook. A local mother had to ask publicly that no one park illegally in the disabled parking spot at her child’s school. Anyone who has been through driver’s ed, who drives a car, who […]

  • Events on Land, Sea, and in the Air: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt dug themselves out of their driveways just in time to deliver the Weekend Primer for the week of March 8th, 2019. Events include: “The Sinking of the Half-Moon” at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay The Wine and Cheese Gala at Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille The Civil Air Patrol-Door […]

  • Eclectic TAP Season Begins April 4

    The Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) season starts on April 4 with Steven Dietz’s Shooting Star. The romantic comedy/drama featuring Doug Mancheski and Amy Ensign is about two people – romantically involved years ago – who meet again unexpectedly many years later while snowed in at an airport. Beginning May 16, Alan Kopischke stars in the […]