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.

  • Door County YMCA and The Ridges Sanctuary Announce “No Family Left Inside”

    The Door County YMCA and The Ridges Sanctuary will be offering “No Family Left Inside” for families in Door County for the first time this winter. This series of programs is designed to provide outdoor experiences for parents and children who want to explore Door County.

  • Movies That Matter Series Examines Healthcare

    To coincide with the national debate on health care reform, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC) will show the Bill Moyers Journal interview with Wendell Potter January 19 at 7 pm.

  • Peninsula State Park 2010 Like to Hike Pin Available

    Peninsula State Park’s 2010 Like to Hike pin, the eighth in an exclusive series, highlights the Niagara Escarpment – a 650-mile rock ridge that formed 420-million years ago as mud on the floor of an ancient sea.

  • Guided Snowshoe Hikes at Newport State Park

    Everyone is invited to snowshoe at Newport State Park on Monday, January 11 and Monday, February 8 from 10 am – noon. Meet at the Nature Center near the park entrance for a guided walk along the Upland Trail.

  • Dates Announced for the 2010 Girlfriends Great EGGscape

    Women are invited to attend Egg Harbor’s Girlfriends Great EGGscape (women’s getaway with an Egg Harbor twist) on May 13 – 16, 2010. Women are encouraged to leave their baggage at home and come to relax, relate, and release.

  • Maritime Winter Speaker Series Continues

    The Door County Maritime Museum and Friends of the Maritime Museum continue their popular Winter Speakers Series on the first Thursday of the month in both February and March, before winding up on March 25.

  • St. Norbert Distinguished Lecture Series Begins at DCA

    Universal Human Rights is the first topic of the St. Norbert Distinguished Lecture Series on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 9 am at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA).

  • Crossroads Kicks of 2010 Educational Programming

    Crossroads at Big Creek will focus each of their educational themes throughout 2010 on the Niagara Escarpment, and Dean Volenberg, Agricultural Educator from University of Wisconsin Extension, will kick off these presentations on Jan.

  • The Allure of the Short Film: Door County Mini Movie Night

    As someone with an almost geeky amount of film knowledge and love for my small community, I have always contended that Door County could be just as big a film festival hotspot as Park City, Utah or Telluride, Colorado.

  • TKH Rink Open

    Looking to get outside and enjoy the winter weather? The Teresa K. Hilander Community Ice Rink is open in Sister Bay for skating, broomball, and general sliding around on the ice.

  • Manners Matter

    Dear Mary Pat, I can’t seem to get my act together when it comes to my Christmas cards. Every year (usually as early as mid-November) I search for the perfect box of cards.

  • Server of the Week: Jake Samuels

    Congratulations to Jake Samuels! In the town of Fish, There’s a great bartender, Who’ll grant your wish, Regardless of your gender. He’s a whiz behind the bar, And he’s always ready with a joke, Whether you’re there for a soda or a sidecar He’ll make you cheer, “Golly! What a nice bloke!” So this holiday […]

  • Horoscopes

    Capricorn (December 22 – January 19): Create a New Year’s resolution that will diminish but not eliminate the joy of acting like a valley girl. Aquarius (January 20 – February 18): Pat your self on the back for a job well done, then slap yourself on the wrist for patting your self on the back. […]

  • My Christmas Day CD Released

    Jeanne Kuhns and George Sawyn, who will be performing at the Door Community Auditorium on Dec. 23, also announce the release of their new Christmas CD, My Christmas Day.

  • First Concert a Success Despite Snowstorm

    Wednesday Dec. 9 will go down in history at the Holiday Music Motel: Jackson Browne makes it through the biggest snowstorm since 1990 to perform for 42 people in an intimate acoustic house concert – the first ever at the Holiday Music Motel.

  • Tickets Now On Sale for “Home for the Holidays with AFT’”

    Local musical favorites Doc Heide and Eric Lewis will be featured in “Home for the Holidays,” a special winter concert show presented by American Folklore Theatre (AFT) during New Year’s Week.

  • Weekly Snowshoe Hikes Offered at Ridges Sanctuary

    Snowshoeing is a great way to explore Door County in winter, and burn off some of those extra holiday calories. Starting on January 8, The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor will sponsor weekly, guided Snowshoe Hikes.

  • Still Time to Register for The Clearing’s Winter Program Classes

    Registration continues for The Clearing Folk School’s Winter Program classes, which start Monday, January 4 and end Friday, February 26. Over 100 day-classes are offered this year.

  • T. Ashwell’s Announces New Years Eve Menu and Entertainment

    T.Ashwell’s in Ellison Bay is pleased to present its 2009 New Years Eve Menu and entertainment schedule. The decadent menu includes five courses and represents a just a small taste of the culinary stylings of Thomas Ashwell Smith.

  • Jacksonport Polar Bear Club 24th Annual Plunge

    The Jacksonport Polar Bear Club’s 24th Annual Plunge into Lake Michigan is just around the corner. On New Year’s Day at precisely noon, folks with polar bear tendencies are invited to take the plunge at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport, and everyone is invited to watch the festivities.