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.

  • 2008 Cherry Fest Schedule of Events

    The picturesque village of Jacksonport will be the scene of the 14th annual Cherry Fest on Saturday, August 2. Beautiful Lakeside Park, on the shore of Lake Michigan, is the setting for this event, which is sponsored by the Jacksonport Historical Society (JHS).

  • Pesto Festo II

    Door County Master Gardener Volunteers are looking for adventurous chefs willing to share their most inventive and tastiest pesto recipes. During a “Pesto Festo” on August 2 between 1 and 3:30 pm, entries will be taste-tested by a panel of judges with the most discriminating palates.

  • The Garden Door Open House

    The Door County Master Gardeners Association will host the annual Garden Door Open House on August 2 from 1 – 4 pm. The Garden Door is a public garden created and maintained by the Door County Master Gardener Volunteers in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin Peninsular Agricultural Research Station and is located at 4312 Highway 42, approximately one mile north of the intersection of Highways 42 and 57 on the north side of Sturgeon Bay.

  • Town Hall Bakery Concerts Feature Twang Bang

    Robin Bienemann and Jay Sebastian are “Twang Bang,” and they bring their two-person Rock and Roll orchestra of percussion, guitar and singing to the Town Hall Bakery once again on July 25 at 7 pm.

  • Two Favorite Femmes Return to TAP

    What do you get when you combine two members of the popular acoustic trio, Tres Femmes? The answer – an evening of music that is eclectic, energetic and, above all, excellent.

  • Donna Woodall Group Performs at Stone’s Throw Winery

    Stone’s Throw Winery summer concert series continues Saturday, July 19 with great jazz from The Donna Woodall Group. Woodall has been delighting audiences for over 12 years with her unique blend of adult alternative and jazz R&B styling.

  • Ice Cream Social Features Bluegrass

    The lively bluegrass and folk music of Highland Road will be highlighted at the annual Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Sister Bay Historical Society on Tuesday evening, July 22.

  • Production of “My Name is Rachel Corrie”

    My Name is Rachel Corrie, a play that has become a flash point for opposing feelings about the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, will be performed in Ephraim and Baileys Harbor this month.

  • 29th Door County Folk Festival

    The 29th Door County Folk Festival was held July 9 – 13 in Sister Bay and Ephraim. The festival draws celebrants from more than 30 countries to the Sister Bay Village Hall for five days of dancing, music, education, food, and folk dance workshops.

  • “Born Yesterday” at Players

    Now on stage at Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater, is Garson Kanin’s classic American comedy Born Yesterday, which will run through July 27.

  • Get Historical

    History is not something you typically think of when you’re on vacation unless you’re going some place like Washington D.C. Even the word ‘history’ conjures up images of dusty tomes decaying on bookshelves.

  • Live Harp Music Performed Outdoors

    Professional harpists Tammy Naze of Algoma and Cheryl Murphy of Green Bay will perform at a CD Release party for the debut of about green, the second in a series of music based on a color palette to match your mood or to create a new one.

  • Sunset Concert Series Continues at Peg Egan Performing Arts Center

    Dorothy Scott, Hans Christian and Sloan Wainwright will take the stage at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, the new amphitheater located on Church Street in Egg Harbor, on Sunday, July 20 for a full evening of pop, folk, jazz, blues and world music.

  • Upcoming at the Door Community Auditorium

    The Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek is proud to host an eclectic array of performances throughout the 2008 season. Upcoming shows include Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers and China’s Renowned Golden Dragon Acrobats.

  • Emerging Artists Showcase at County Fair

    Little Marsh Overflow and Pressure Wall Productions are looking for young local bands, duos or solo artists to perform in the Young Emerging Artists Showcase, Friday, August 8, in the Baylake Bank Festival Pavilion at the Door County Fair.

  • Irwin Headlines Fishstock Concert

    Chris Irwin returns to the county this weekend to play his annual concert at Fishstock on Sunday, July 20 at 7 pm. The show at Camp David on County F in Fish Creek will feature Jason Kruk, Paul Sowinski, Eric Lewis, Lynn Gudmundsen, Julian Hagen, Hans Christian and James Kaplan.

  • Staged Reading at Bjِrklunden

    On Sunday, August 3, at Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden there will be a staged reading of the play, Let Me Count the Ways at 7:30 pm. The play was adapted from, Pleasure and Repentance, a lighthearted look at love written by Terry Hands.

  • One Student’s Path to Birch Creek

    Back home, Birch Creek student Preston Jones pays $500 for one percussion lesson. That’s because Preston lives on the Hawaiian island of Maui and his instructor, Darren Duerden, is located on Oahu.

  • Gala Celebrates New AFT Musical

    On Friday, July 25, fans and supporters of American Folklore Theatre (AFT) will have the opportunity to enjoy a sneak preview of AFT’s new show in progress, Cheeseheads: The Musical.

  • Food Artisans at the Washington Hotel Culinary School

    Patrons are encouraged to indulge their taste for all things food-related at The Washington Hotel Culinary School this summer when the Food-Artisans-in-Residence – from chefs who cook with the seasons to artisanal cheesemakers – share their food passions with guests.