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.

  • Cherry Celebrations Begin

    The peninsula is beginning to pop with ripe cherries, which means that the markets and cherry festivals are also appearing around the county. Beginning mid-month and lasting through mid-August, you’ll find the orchard markets overflowing with just-picked cherries and lots of goodies to go along with the harvest. Plus, each weekend you can find a […]

  • Door Community Auditorium Is Jam-Packed in July

    On July 22, legendary soul duo The Righteous Brothers (Bill Medley and Bucky Heard) will perform their classic hits and more: “Unchained Melody,” “Soul and Inspiration,” “The Time of My Life” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.” Tickets range from $70 to $95. (See the feature article, “Keeping It Righteous.”) On July 26, the world’s […]

  • Guthrie Brothers Emulate Simon & Garfunkel

    The Guthrie Brothers will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center’s free Sunset Concert Series on July 21, 7 pm.   The New York-based Jeb and Jock Guthrie, who both play acoustic guitar and sing, knew the first time they played a Simon & Garfunkel song that they had a natural and almost […]

  • Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers to Perform at Woodwalk

    The Woodwalk Concert Series welcomes the Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers for a July 19 performance.  Based in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin, this duo – Nikki Grossman on guitar, fiddle and vocals, and Joe Hart on guitar, mandolin and vocals – plays original songs that are a refreshing take on old-time country and has built a growing audience of […]

  • 2019 Burning Cow Music Preview

    The Burning Cow Music Festival is exactly what it sounds like: a music festival that takes its name from setting a 30-foot wooden cow ablaze to honor Wisconsin culture and the “temporal nature of the event, the bounty of summer and life itself.”  Located a few minutes north of Sturgeon Bay, it’s a three-day camping-and-music experience, […]

  • Sign Up for Resorters Match Play Tournament

    For the 94th consecutive year, the Peninsula State Park Golf Course will host the annual Resorters Match Play Tournament Aug. 5-7.  It’s open to all amateur golfers, and flights are determined by players’ USGA handicap index, average score at Pen Park Golf Course or home-course average score. Gift certificates, prizes or trophies will be awarded […]

  • Idlewild Thursday-Morning Senior Golf League Updates

    The Idlewild Thursday-Morning Senior Golf League – a casual league in which any man age 50 or older may show up and play that day, whether once a season or every week – is making some changes.  On Aug. 1, the time will change from 8:15 am to 8:30 am. And, after more than 15 years, […]

  • Roseanne Cash Brings ‘She Remembers Everything’ to DCA

    The last time Roseanne Cash played the Door Community Auditorium, it was a duo show with her husband, guitarist John Leventhal. She returns Tuesday with a band, including Leventhal, who serves as music director. “It’s just been rocking,” Cash said of shows with the band. “Interpreting the new songs with the band has been so […]

  • Great Night of Music from mAcdonald, Escovedo

    Two wordslinger survivors owned the Door Community Auditorium stage the night of July 8. It was a great night of music from Sturgeon Bay’s pat mAcdonald and Texas music legend Alejandro Escovedo. Escovedo, on the last night of a national tour, announced during his set that after almost 45 years of being on the road, […]

  • Server of the Week: Rob Scaturo @ Scaturo’s Baking Company & Cafe

    When you enter the doors of Scaturo’s cafe, A man with brown curls will show you the way. “Table or booth?” he’ll ask with a smile; It’s habit to him as he’s worked there awhile. He’ll memorize your order, no matter the length – A way to show off his intellectual strength. Baked goods, an […]

  • Culture Club: Little Instrument Packs Big Wallop

    The ukulele in Door County and beyond by Cari Lewis, Executive Director, Door Community Auditorium The ukulele arrived in Hawaii from Europe during the late 1800s. A Portuguese immigrant named Joao Fernandez arrived by boat and wowed Hawaiians with his miniature guitar called a branguinha or machete. The locals, fascinated by Fernandez’ fast picking, called […]

  • We Knew Him When … From Northern Sky to Les Misérables

    Tim Lenihan was nine when he asked his mom to show him where middle C was on his great-aunt’s old piano in the basement of his family’s south-side Chicago home. Already studying the French horn, he was interested in figuring out how the notes he was learning on that instrument could be applied to the […]

  • Golf League Results: July 12, 2019

    ALPINE Andre’s Scramble League June 20, 2019 Top teams: Team 9 (BJ, Jason, Brian and Wipp) and Team 10 (Dan, Jim, Len and Jim) 39.5; Team 5 (Troy, Craig, Brian and Kevin) 34 Men’s League June 25, 2019 • #1 man: D. Stoneman 38; J. Olson, P. Hickey, J. Johnson and M. Dufeck 40 • […]

  • To Be Queen

    Classic Album Live band pulls it off I never got Queen. I thought “Bohemian Rhapsody” was an interesting novelty song, but still just a notch above cowboy actor Sheb Wooley’s 1958 No. 1 Billboard pop hit, “The Purple People Eater.” I didn’t know anyone who was a Queen fan. The only Queen I knew was […]

  • Manners Matter: July 12, 2019

    Dear Mary Pat, It was a busy weekend in the county and in the water. My family and I are local, and we often launch our boat in Fish Creek or Ephraim. We are very efficient once we get our turn to back up to the ramp. There was another boat launcher who tried to […]

  • Grain Loft Hosts Ribbon-Cutting with Genevieve Heyward

    Stacey and David Vecellio, the owners and operators of the Grain Loft – Algoma’s newest urban rustic wedding and event venue – will host a free performance by musician Genevieve Heyward on July 16, 5-8 pm. At 4 pm, the Grain Loft will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.  Guests […]

  • UUF Screens ‘Swim Team’ July 16

    The Movies That Matter Series presents Swim Team on July 16, 4:30 pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County in north Ephraim. Swim Team is an award-winning feature documentary about a YMCA-based community swim team in New Jersey made up of kids on the autism spectrum. The film follows three of the team’s star […]

  • Eminent Organist to Give Concert at Shepherd of the Bay

    Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, 11836 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host organist Mark Mummert in a free concert on July 20, 7 pm. He’ll perform works by J.S. Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Johannes Brahms, Janet Correll, Aaron Davis Miller, Gerald Near, Ned Rorem and Charles-Marie Widor on the church’s 23-rank Dobson tracker pipe […]

  • Rogue Theater Stages ‘A Girl of the Limberlost’

    Rogue Theater is presenting two shows in Baileys Harbor this summer. The first, A Girl of the Limberlost, will run July 19-27. Adapted by Marie Kohler from the classic 1909 novel, it transports viewers to Indiana’s once-vast Limberlost Swamp. Elnora has a passion for Limberlost’s butterflies and moths but longs to attend high school in […]

  • Be There for ‘The Continuing Adventures of Carbon Man’

    Roger Kuhns will present the monologue The Continuing Adventures of Carbon Man at Woodwalk Gallery ( on July 18, 7 pm. Follow the adventures of Carbon Man (Kuhns) as he navigates good-earth behaviors, the search for guilt-free electricity, an insatiable need for coffee, the drama of diets and other comedic-dramatic sagas. Tickets are $20 cash […]