Category: Entertainment

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.

  • Painting a Life in Retirement

    Since moving to Egg Harbor from Mequon in 2019, Mary K. Braza has completed more than 350 paintings. “I paint about four days a week,” said the retired attorney. “I do whatever needs to be done around the house and then start painting around 10:30 or 11, take a break, paint until 4, then have […]

  • Listen Up!

    In the mood for live music this weekend? Here you go! Shotgun Jane Feb. 17, 8 pm, Institute Saloon, 4599 Hwy 57 in Institute Two female vocalists lead this high-energy band, which plays a mix of country, pop and rock.  Make It A Double Feb. 16, 6:30-10 pm, Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. 1st Street […]

  • Students On Exhibit at Neville Museum

    Art by Sturgeon Bay students is on exhibit now through Feb. 23 at Green Bay’s Neville Museum. The artists were selected to represent their school for the Wisconsin Art Education Association (WAEA) Northeast Regional Art show held at the museum Jan. 23 – Feb. 23. The exhibit features creative works by K-12 students from 34 […]

  • Back to School: A Cabaret

    New venue for Northern Door Pride’s annual fundraiser Northern Door Pride’s (NDP) annual cabaret show has outgrown its venue after just two years running. In 2022 and 2023, the music showcase was held at Egg Harbor’s Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion, but a packed house at last year’s event told NDP founder Owen Alabado that […]

  • Sip And Sing With Community Choir Of Door County

    The Community Choir of Door County will host a Sip and Sing event at the new Door County Gala venue, Feb. 18 at 3 pm.  The group will perform classic love songs. All are welcome to join and sing.  Admission is free, but the choir will collect donations for Door County Feed and Clothe My […]

  • Meet Pen Art’s Artists-in-Residence

    Peninsula School of Art’s current artists-in-residence, Nicole Shaver and Morgan Thomas Shankweiler, will present a drop-in studio tour on Feb. 20, 3:30-5 pm.  During the free event, guests can ask questions, buy original works and enjoy light refreshments. Shaver is a multimedia artist whose work explores the intersection between the natural and the human-made, aiming […]

  • Film Fest This Weekend

    If you’re ready to get your movie binge on, but you haven’t already bought tickets for this year’s Door County Short Film Festival, don’t sweat it. Weekend passes are still available for $25 at, or at Northern Sky’s Gould Theater ticket office on Feb. 16, 5-6 pm and Feb. 17, 12 pm. At this […]

  • Vandertie Lends Energy to Community

    Pageant, 2 ½ Belgians kick off full season at Southern Door Auditorium Former principal-turned-stay-at-home-dad Cory Vandertie threw what’s left of his energy into assembling the first full season of events at Southern Door Community Auditorium since the pandemic. Like last year, the auditorium in Brussels hosted the Miss Door County pageants, Saturday, Feb. 3.  “It’s […]

  • Door Shakespeare Announces 2024 Season, Hosts Play-Reading

    Door Shakespeare’s 2024 season will include a performance of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Jane Austen’s Emma, adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy. The former play will be directed by Dimonte Henning, the latter by Maggie Kettering. The season runs July 3 – Aug. 17. Tickets will be available starting March 8 at […]

  • Stretch Flow At Studio234

    Sturgeon Bay’s STUDIO234 will host a series of stretch flow classes on Thursday mornings, 7-8 am, starting Feb. 22. The floor-based slow-flow classes combine yoga poses and dance stretches for a gentle workout designed to increase joint mobility and stretch major muscle groups. The class will be led by Lisa K. Gibson, a movement professional […]

  • Rogue Theater Presents Student-Led Play

    Rogue Theater will present Snow Angel, a heartwarming comedy starring a cast of local teens, Feb. 23-25. The play, written by David Linsay-Abaire and directed by Rouge co-founder Lola DeVillers, follows a mysterious girl named Eva, who steps out of a snow bank and into the lives of 15 confused teenagers when a major blizzard […]

  • Parent Corner: Temperament Traits Revisited

    by KAREN COREKIN-DeLaMER, Education and Community Relations Coordinator, Northern Door Children’s Center It’s been two weeks since my last column on temperament traits, and maybe you’ve been thinking about what traits you see in the children in your life. Most researchers agree that temperament is something children are born with and that it stays fairly […]

  • Server of the Week: Vicki Olson, Solago

    Zipping down Old Stage Road, or cruising Highway Q, On a motorbike ride in the summer, she’s loving the sky so blue. She likes to play ball with Kobe, this server we all know as Vicki. But Kobe’s a four-legged player, and his defense is famously sticky.  Caring, clever and funny, are a few of […]

  • No Snow, No Problem for Fire and Ice Festival

    This year’s Fire and Ice Festival won’t look quite as icy as it has in the past, but the festivities will go on despite the lack of snow on the ground. The warm weather does mean one small change to the schedule of events – snow-carving is off the table, said Cameryn Ehlers-Kwaterski of Destination […]

  • On-Site Shipyard Tours Canceled For 2024

    Shoreline boat tours of the working waterfront will provide an alternative Taking factors into account that include the growth and changing business model at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, the Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay will not conduct on-site shipyard tours this year.   The Rotarians cannot gain the access needed to provide visitors with a quality tour.  […]

  • Classics At The Cinema

    Sturgeon Bay Cinema will screen a series of classic movies on Feb. 19, March 18, April 15 and May 20 (the third Monday of each month.) The movie lineup is Some Like It Hot in February, North by Northwest in March, Singing in the Rain in April and Goldfinger in May. The series is sponsored […]

  • Catching Up with Cathy Grier

    Judging from how deeply Cathy Grier has woven herself into the local music scene, you might assume the blues musician has lived in Door County for decades. In reality, she moved here in 2016, leaving New York City and subway-busking behind after falling in love with the peninsula when she was invited to play at […]

  • Registration Open For Sievers Classes

    Registration is open now for 2024 classes at Washington Island’s Sievers School of Fiber Arts. Over 35 classes for adults, ranging in length from two days to a week, are scheduled from May to October.  Visit to view the full schedule.

  • Dance, Meditation Classes At Studio234

    Guest instructor Amanda List will host an adult dance class and a meditation class at STUDIO234 on Feb. 18. First, at 3-4:30 pm, List will teach a 90-minute Sexy Chair dance class. After a 20-minute warmup, participants will learn choreography to Shania Twain’s “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” All levels of dancers may attend. […]

  • Local Students Perform In District Music Festival

    Door County students will participate in a District Solo and Ensemble Music Festival on Feb. 10. The festival is sanctioned by the Wisconsin School Music Association and will be hosted by Gibraltar High School on Saturday.  During the festival, students will perform vocal and instrumental solos, duets, trios and small ensembles before an adjudicator.  Performers […]