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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.

  • “Rumors” Run Rampant on Players’ Stage

    Now showing at the Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theatre, is Neil Simon’s uproarious comedy Rumors, playing through August 31.

  • Sunset Concert Series Showcases Storyhill

    On Sunday, August 24 at 7 pm, The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center located on Church Street in Egg Harbor will feature acoustic duo, Storyhill – Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson.

  • Midsummer’s Music Presents 18th Season Finale

    Midsummer’s Music Festival celebrates the end of their 18th season with a Labor Day series, August 29 – September 1. “For many people, Labor Day means going back to school,” explains executive director, Kathleen Pearson.

  • Music in the Gardens Singer/Songwriter Series

    Music in the Gardens, held at The Flying Pig Gallery and Greenspace, located south of Algoma, will host three final concerts this season. August 23, Martha Berner, a Chicago native, will play indie/folk music.

  • Wellness Center Hosts Bluegrass In The Garden

    The Wellness Center of Door County invites everyone to a free Bluegrass concert on Thursday, August 28 from 4 – 7 pm on the lawn of Fine Line Design Gallery in Ephraim.

  • A Great Success

    The first annual installment of the Door County Bluegrass Camp was a great success, according to those who organized and participated in the recent five-day camp at Wagon Trail Resort in Ellison Bay.

  • The Door Community Auditorium Presents Bobby Vinton in Concert

    A multi-talented singer, musician, and actor, Bobby Vinton has sold more than 75 million records and been awarded over a dozen gold records in the span of his 46-year career.

  • The Door Community Auditorium Presents “Capitol Steps”

    Capitols Steps was founded in 1981 when a group of United States Senate staffers set out to satirize the very people who employed them. Politically incorrect and proud of it, Capitol Steps is topical and up-to-the-minute on current affairs.

  • In Season: Cooking with Herbs at the Washington Island Hotel

    Participants of “In Season: Cooking with Herbs” taught by cookbook authors Suzanne Breckenridge and Marge Snyder on August 23 will discover how to bring even more depth and flavor to late summer’s freshest seasonal ingredients by subtly incorporating herbs and spices into various dishes.

  • 18th Annual Newport Wilderness Day

    Join in for a full day of interpretive activities at Newport State Park, Wisconsin’s first wilderness park, on Sunday, August 31. All programs are for the public and sponsored by the Newport Wilderness Society, the volunteer friends group for the park since July 1985.

  • Bjِrklunden Holds Fall Seminars

    Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden is excited to announce that there are openings in the 2008 fall seminar series. Lawrence University has sponsored a seminar series at Bjِrklunden, a pristine 425-acre estate on the shore of Lake Michigan, since 1980.

  • Peninsula Music Festival Thrives in Middle Age

    Like most good ideas, the Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) started small. After attending a Moravian music festival in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the late Lorenz Heise, a summer resident of Door County at that time, returned with an idea to recreate the festival he had experienced.

  • The County Embraces Jazz

    Jazz – one of the great American traditions. It represents the spirit of the ‘American melting pot,’ taking influence from musical styles all over the world and fusing them with spirituals and American roots music.

  • Catching the Other Side of Door County

    There is something liberating about being at a fair. There are no expectations and no rules. People let their guard down, blow their money on cheap prizes, break their diets and go on rides designed to make them throw up.

  • TAP Summer Season Ends on a Smooth Note

    Pat Judy and fellow Big Mouth alum Woody Mankowski team up for an evening of unforgettable jazz on Friday, August 22 at Third Avenue Playhouse. Joining them on keyboard and trumpet is talented Green Bay jazz musician Rob McWilliams.

  • Ribs and Blues Combine at Stone’s Throw Winery

    Stone’s Throw Winery summer concert series continues on Saturday, August 16 with the Groove Hogs. The Groove Hogs’ sound is a melting pot of musical diversity with traditional soul stylings, some pop/rock, R&B and some honest to goodness blues.

  • Neil Simon’s “Rumors” To Take Players’ Stage

    Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, opened Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy Rumors on August 13, and the play will continue for a three-week run through August 31.

  • Tret Fure Performs at the Ladder House

    On Friday, August 15 at 8 pm, Tret Fure will take the stage at the Ladder House music room in Sturgeon Bay for an evening candle light concert. Tret Fure’s career spans four decades, as she began her professional work at the age of 16.

  • Siegel Schwall Band Performs in Egg Harbor

    On Sunday, August 17 at 7 pm, the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center in Egg Harbor will present the “Best of Blues” with the legendary Siegel Schwall Band.

  • Concert for Excellence

    The addition of three new buildings to Birch Creek Music Performance Center’s 40-acre campus brought significant improvements to the 2008 season, which concludes August 16.