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.

  • Adult Night at Hands On: Where Grown-ups Get Creative

    Vary the weekend routine with a visit to Adult Night at Hands On Art Studio. Cy Turnbladh and Karon Ohm, owners, dedicate Friday nights to grown-ups (21 and older).

  • Last Chance to Catch Door Shakespeare

    Time is running out to catch Door Shakespeare’s two sidesplitting 2010 season offerings: William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals.

  • Peninsula Players Presents “Comic Potential”

    On stage at Peninsula Players Theatre through September 5 is Alan Ayckbourn’s futuristic comedy, Comic Potential.

  • Isadoora Announces Open Auditions for Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

    Isadoora Theatre Company is excited to announce open auditions for their fall production, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Directed by Henry Timm, the show calls for four men and two to four women.

  • Celebrating Community

    On Labor Day, Monday, September 6 at 3 pm, The Ridges, Midsummer Music Festival and HELP of Door County are hosting Celebrating Community. The event will feature a concert of chamber music, with Anders Yocom (a familiar voice on Wisconsin Public Radio) as Master of Ceremonies and a wine and food buffet catered by Alexander’s.

  • Shout Outs!

    “A huge shout out to JT & The Clouds at Nelsen’s Hall on Washington Island on August 6th – best show yet!” ~ Madeline Johnson


    Haley and Jacob Olson of Spring Grove, IL, enjoy fishing with their grandparents, Penny Olson and Glenn Hasenjager, at Kangaroo Lake during “Kid’s Week 2010.

  • The Fishing Hole Features Ryan Thompson and Twang It Up

    A bluegrass performer with over 20 years experience, Ryan Thompson will perform with his new classic country band Twang It Up at The Fishing Hole on Saturday, August 28 from 4 – 9 pm.

  • TAP Features the Hagen Family

    The Hagen Family brings their legendary tradition of music back to the Third Avenue Playhouse for one performance on Saturday, August 28 at 7:30 pm. Often referred to as Door County’s version of the Von Trapps, the family members learned to sing and play from their father, Jack.

  • Mackintosh and Detor to Perform at Woodwalk

    On Friday, August 20 at the Woodwalk Concert Series, Door County favorite Adam Mackintosh will perform.

  • Door Community Auditorium Features Brandi Carlile

    Contemporary folk-rock singer Brandi Carlile will grace the Door Community Auditorium with her dynamic presence on Sunday, August 22 at 8 pm. Since her major-label debut in 2005, Carlile’s career has exploded on the folk-rock scene.

  • Miss Meaghan Owens & Ryan Thompson

    Miss Meaghan Owens fuses glamour and grit with jazz, folk, country, and indie and says she “writes songs that are small fictions of the Americana sound-scape.”

  • I ate for $8.88 at The Rusty Tractor Café

    The Rusty Tractor Café, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the motto, “Where country pokes and city folks can wet their whistle, fill their middle and leave there feeling fit as a fiddle.”

  • Ellison Bay’s Savory Spoon Hosts Artisan Cheesemaker

    On Tuesday, August 24 at 6 pm, award-winning cheesemaker Chris Roelli will be at the Savory Spoon in Ellison Bay. He will bring along his signature cheese, the Dunbarton Blue, crafted only at the Roelli Cheese Haus, for tasting.

  • “Improve Your Bridge” at Bjorklunden

    From Sept. 26 – Oct. 1 Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden in Baileys Harbor is offering a seminar entitled “Improve Your Bridge” with Carolyn Kimbell. Over the course of the seminar, participants will learn through playing the popular card game.

  • Water Street Hots Shots Perform at Woodwalk Gallery

    On Friday, August 13 at 7 pm, the Water Street Hot Shots, winners of the 2009 Grafton Blues Challenge, will perform at Woodwalk Gallery. The Water Street Hot Shots draw from acoustic musical styles of the 1920s and ‘30s.

  • Peg Egan Presents Howard Levy

    On Sunday, August 15 at 7 pm Howard Levy with special guest Chris Siebold, will end the Peg Egan PAC series with a powerful performance offered free to the public.

  • The Hollands! Perform in Jacksonport

    On Saturday, August 14, The Hollands! will perform at Jacksonport’s Concert in the Park. The Hollands! will be accompanied by concert cellist and Door County resident, Kim Souther.

  • Parks and Phillips Perform

    The Historical Village at Crossroads of Big Creek will feature Pamela Parks and Dan Phillips performing sets of music from 1:30 – 3:30 pm on Sunday, August 15.

  • All One Ark

    A concert event featuring a foam tub, music by national touring artists Pamela Means, Dorothy Scott, Hans Christian, and Julian Hagen, and a showing of the documentary film Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Box.