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.

  • Northern Door Thursday Night Darts Week 5 Results

    Week 5 Results Mr. G’s 14, The Mill 4  Coyote Roadhouse 10, Mike’s 8 Casey’s 10, Island Fever 8 Bley’s Bar: bye Hat Tricks Paul Klansky, Mr. G’s, 1  Curt Johnson, Island Fever, 1 9 Dart Out Sheila Klansky, Mr. G’s, 1  Mark Haen, Mike’s, 1  8 Dart Out Kevin Steverino Kortez, Casey’s, 1  Overall […]

  • Dalena Pakalske Performs with Carnegie Hall Mixed Choir

    Southern Door High School sophomore Dalena Pakalske performed with the 2020 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall Mixed Choir on Feb. 2. Students auditioned for the series during the summer of 2019 and were accepted by a selection board based on talent, dedication and achievements demonstrated in their applications and audition recordings. Students […]

  • Birch Creek Receives WAB Grant

    Birch Creek has received a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board’s Creation and Presentation Program, which is supported by funds from the state of Wisconsin and the National Foundation for the Arts. The grant will provide operational and program support for the music-education programs and public concerts that, in 2020, will take Birch Creek into […]

  • TAP’s Offices Have Moved!

    Third Avenue Playhouse’s (TAP) offices are now located on the west side of Third Avenue, between the SWY231 Gallery and the theater at 235 N. 3rd Ave. This new space will house TAP’s administrative offices, box office, costume-shop area and all costume storage.

  • Peninsula Symphonic Band Begins Spring/Summer Rehearsals March 30

    The Peninsula Symphonic Band will begin rehearsals for its spring/summer 2020 season on March 30, 7:15 pm, at Sturgeon Bay High School. Music Director Jason Palmer has chosen some inspiring and challenging selections to play at upcoming concerts. The band will perform a May 18 joint concert with the Algoma Community Band and the Swingin’ […]

  • Peninsula Players’ The Play’s the Thing Series Continues March 2, April 6

    Peninsula Players Theatre presented a reading of James Hindman’s Popcorn Falls on Feb. 3 to a capacity crowd at Björklunden as part of its The Play’s the Thing play-reading series.  The new two-person comedy is set in the sleepy town of Popcorn Falls, whose only claim to fame – its namesake waterfall – has dried […]

  • Annual Pops Concert Fundraiser in Sturgeon Bay on Feb. 29

    The Sturgeon Bay Middle School and High School bands will play their annual pops concert Feb. 29, 4 pm, in the high school gymnasium to raise funds for curricular activities and scholarships for band students. This year’s concert will feature music from television and movies. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, and there […]

  • Peninsula Music Festival’s Chamber Music Series Continues Feb. 15 and 22

    Peninsula Music Festival’s (PMF) Chamber Music Series will continue Feb. 15 and 22, 2 pm, at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay. The Feb. 15 concert will feature Susanna Self on flute and Susan Wenckus on piano. Self is an active chamber musician and orchestral flutist who is also PMF’s principal flutist. […]

  • Saturday in Sturgeon Bay: Fire & Ice

    Visit downtown Sturgeon Bay to watch snow and ice carvers turn blocks of snow and ice into works of art beginning at 9 am on Feb. 15! This citywide snow- and ice-carving competition welcomes novice, intermediate, advanced and professional winter artists from all over the Midwest. Carvers will create their masterpieces in front of Sturgeon […]

  • Ayurveda Workshop at Roots Yoga

    Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, will host an interactive Ayurveda workshop, Living in Harmony with the Cycles of Nature, on Feb. 29, 1-2:30 pm. This workshop, led by certified Ayurvedic health practitioner Virginia VanPay, will help balance the body as participants learn self-care techniques for seasonal allergies and how to live in harmony […]

  • Guided Meditation at Saguaro on Feb. 18

    Center yourself and recharge your energy through guided meditation Feb. 18, 6:30-8 pm, at Saguaro Day Spa & Wellness Center, 3899 Old Highway Road in Sturgeon Bay. (Arrive at 6:15 pm.) Meditation can give a sense of calm, peace and balance that benefits emotional well-being and overall health – benefits that don’t end when the session […]

  • April Verch Will Delight at White Gull Inn Feb. 26

    Canadian fiddler, singer and step dancer April Verch and her band are sure to delight the White Gull Inn audience Feb. 26, 8 pm. Concert tickets are $25. Verch is well known for playing traditional fiddle styles from her native Ottawa Valley, Canada, but she extends into old-time American and Appalachian styles and beyond. She […]

  • Music of WWII, Brother Brothers’ Harmonies at DCA

    On Feb. 14, 7 pm, the high-energy bands Hot Club of Cowtown and Davina and the Vagabonds will come together at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) to present The Finest Hour, a celebration of American music at the end of World War II. Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic music that accompanied that period, […]

  • Servers of the Week: The Icemen: Cody Bolton, Asa Kastner and Andrew Iding of the Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink

    When the temperature drops and we all huddle indoors, These three go out to spray a fresh pour Onto the concrete, dried out by the sun, They do tireless work so we can have broomball fun. Late into the night they pull on the hose,  But will the ice keep? Only Mother Nature knows.  On […]

  • Framed: Fruit Loop Run

    Exuberant runners cross the finish line of the Fruit Loop Run on Feb. 2 during Fish Creek’s Winterfest. Photo by Len Villano.

  • Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League Comes to Drink DC Beer

    And play music, of course Did you know there was such a thing as electro-swing, meaning electronic and swing music combined? Neither did I, but that’s how Daniel Rosen became interested in swing music, and further, it inspired him to start a jazz and swing band – what he calls “Prohibition swing” – with his mates […]

  • Manners Matter: What’s All the Fuss about Valentine’s Day?

    Dear Mary Pat, My wife always wants me to make a fuss on Valentine’s Day. I think restaurants, jewelry stores and florists try way too hard to drain my wallet, and it’s kind of a made-up holiday. Why does my wife fall into this trap and have high expectations every year? After 22 years of […]

  • #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence

    With the number of mass shootings in the United States on track to exceed 400 by the end of the year, Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay is proud to partner with a new campaign of theater activism called #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence.  Its mission is to spark crucial conversations about gun violence […]

  • Door County Folk Alliance Barn Dance Feb. 15

    The Door County Folk Alliance will hold a barn dance Feb. 15, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Tim Jenkins will be calling the dance. No partner or experience is needed: There are usually others looking for dance partners, so don’t hesitate to ask someone to dance; and Jenkins will teach all […]

  • Celebrate Community Concert to Feature Siegel and Jordan

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) is proud to support the Celebrate Community concert featuring internationally recognized musicians Corky Siegel and Lynne Jordan on Feb. 14, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. All proceeds will benefit The Community’s Garden (TCG).  “The garden is a laboratory for learning,” said Carmen Schroeder, a DCMC registered […]