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.

  • Wait Until Dark on Stage at Pen Players

    Wait Until Dark, Fredrick Knott’s classic thrill ride, is the fourth production in the Peninsula Players 74th season. The show runs through Sunday, September 6, with a post-show discussion set for Friday, August 28.

  • Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman at Peg Egan PAC

    Popular folk duo Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center in Egg Harbor on Sunday, August 23 at 7 pm.

  • Nasewaupee Music Festival Planned for September

    Pressure Wall Productions, The Fishing Hole, and Debroux Cottages are proud to present the inaugural Nasewaupee Music Festival, three days of music and camping that is planned for Friday through Sunday, September 11 – 13.

  • Midsummer’s Music Announces Labor Day Concerts

    “Hot!” is the word Artistic Director, Jim Berkenstock, uses to describe Midsummer’s Music Festival’s Labor Day program, which runs September 3 – 6.

  • Bobby Vee & The Vees at DCA

    The legendary Bobby Vee & The Vees will take the stage at the Door Community Auditorium on Sunday, August 23 at 8 pm.
    An aspiring musician, Vee, along with his brother Bill and two friends, formed The Shadows, a popular local band in the town of Fargo, North Dakota in 1959.

  • Upcoming Piano Concerts at Bjorklunden

    Lawrence University’s Bjorklunden is featuring a piano concert on Tuesday, September 1 at 7:30 pm. The Arcos Trio, comprised of Seunghee Lee, Carl Donakowski and Anthony Padilla, will be performing.

  • Bob Kase Quartet at Birch Creek

    Birch Creek Music Performance Center’s “Jazz in Juniper” series continues with a performance by the Bob Kase Quartet on Friday, August 21 at 8 pm.

  • Birch Creek Receives Arts Board Grant

    Birch Creek Music Performance Center is pleased to announce that it has received a matching grant of $26,615 from the Wisconsin Arts Board. This grant was awarded through the “Creation & Presentation” Program, and will support Birch Creek’s mission of providing intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment.

  • Wine:30

    Greener Wines

    When it comes to organic and sustainable growing practices, wineries and vineyards throughout the world are embracing some new, (and some very old), methods to produce some of the finest wines available today.

  • Zack’s Trivia

    Question:  Who was the first woman to become a four-star US Army General, and when did she reach that rank?

    Answer in the next issue.

  • PMF Musician Profile: Sally Didrickson

    If there is anyone who thinks that classical music and the people who play it aren’t accessible, I would ask them to talk to PMF violist Sally Didrickson for approximately two minutes.

  • Manners Matter

    Dear Mary Pat,

    I am a waitress in Baileys Harbor and sometimes I feel that my job description should include the term “referee.” You wouldn’t believe how many people fight over the check.

  • Culture Club: Peninsula Arts and Humanities Alliance

    What’s in a name? Consult William Shakespeare and you’ll see that, in the Bard’s opinion, “that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

  • Rabbi Brickman Leads Bible Discussion

    Rabbi Jay Brickman is leading Saturday morning discussions on “The Study of the Five Books of Moses” at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Ephraim through Saturday, September 5.

  • Spanish Wine & Tapas Evening at Savory Spoon

    Join Ellison Bay’s Savory Spoon Cooking School on Friday, August 21 at 6 pm for an evening of Spanish wines and tapas. Karen Hall from Wine Merchants will be on hand to share her knowledge of Spanish wines and share some of her favorites.

  • Monarch Butterfly Tagging Program Offered at the Ridges Sanctuary

    The Ridges Sanctuary is holding a program on monarch butterfly tagging on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29. The program will take place on both days from 10 – 11:30 am at the Ridges Marshall Cabin, located at 8288 Highway Q in Baileys Harbor.

  • Cherry Fest in Jacksonport a Great Success

    Sisters Elizabeth and Rachel from Appleton enjoy the tasty cherry Kolaches at the Jacksonport Historical Society’s (JHS) Cherry Fest, which took place this year on Saturday, August 1.

  • “A Nite to Remember” Show Features Two Gibraltar Grads

    The Doo-Wop Daddies, a Milwaukee-based musical act, will bring their own style of “21st Century Doo-Wop” to the Door Community Auditorium for “A Nite to Remember” Saturday, September 12 at 8 pm.

  • Escape Artist at Door County Historical Museum

    Wisconsin-based escape artist Anthony Martin will be at the Door County Historical Museum on Saturday, September 5 at 2 pm to test the security of the museum’s historic jail cell.

  • “Web Searches” and Other Activities at Crossroads

    At Crossroads at Big Creek, web searches happen frequently. Yes, these searches sometimes use computers, but folks at Crossroads also enjoy the beauty of the webs out in the meadows of the preserve.