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.

  • Gift Horse Presents! Hosts Songwriter Showcase at DCA

    If there’s one show you need attend in Door County this summer, let the Songwriter Showcase be it. Featuring an evening of original music by a combination of national artists and local favorites, the popular Songwriter Showcase makes its way to the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) stage on Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm.

  • “The Day the Music Died” Rescheduled for October 24

    Originally scheduled for Saturday, July 4, Mark Shurilla’s “The Day the Music Died” will now be performed at the Door Community Auditorium on Saturday, October 24 at 8 pm.

  • Birch Creek’s Symphony Series Features Violinist Hanford

    Robert Hanford, Concertmaster with the Lyric Opera, ascends the stage in the Dutton Concert Barn at Birch Creek for his eleventh season as Concertmaster of the Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra.

  • AFT Benefit Concert Features Lewis & Burroughs

    Award-winning Memphis musicians Eric Lewis and Tommy Burroughs will present a Benefit Concert for American Folklore Theatre at 7:30 pm on Sunday, July 12 at the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek.

  • TAP Stages Night of the Living Beauty Pageant

    Stage moms, crazed contestants, crooked judges and gangsters are all part of the fun that ensues when the students of the Third Avenue Playhouse Summer Theater Camp Present Night of the Living Beauty Pageant.

  • Eli Mattson Tickets On Sale

    Singer/songwriter Eli Mattson returns to Door County this September as part of a concert tour sponsored by Cellcom. Mattson will appear at Third Avenue Playhouse on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 pm.

  • Article posted Friday, July 3, 2009 12:00pm

    Do you need glasses?
    For most wine drinkers, there are no “official” sizes or shapes for wine glasses. Tradition, technology and common sense all tend to dictate what type of wine glasses work best for certain wines.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 2, 2009 11:59pm

    Question:  In what year did the St. Lawrence Seaway open for traffic? Last Issue’s Question:  What country, outside of China, has the largest ethnic Chinese population as a percentage of total population? Answer:  Singapore, 75 percent

  • Sports Extra

    Door County League Baseball
    All games Sunday at 1:30 pm unless noted. $4
    • July 3
    Maplewood @ Institute 8 pm
    • July 5
    Sister Bay @ Egg Harbor
    Washington Island @ Kolberg
    West Jacksonport @ Baileys Harbor

    Sturgeon Bay Legion Baseball
    July 9 at Kewaunee, 7 pm

    Northern Door Legion Baseball
    July 7 vs.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 2, 2009 11:56pm

    Leo (July 23 – August 22):  Celebrate the Fourth of July by moonwalking through your hometown parade. Glittery glove optional.

    Virgo (August 23 – September 22):  Although you do not have a magic genie and you do not have three wishes, making a list is still wise.

  • Sister Bay Historical Society Announces Annual Garden Walk

    Serenity is the common thread linking the five very diverse gardens included on this year’s “Day in the Garden” on Thursday, July 9.

  • Ridges Sponsors Family Nature Discovery Night

    The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor began its Thursday evening lecture series on July 2 with “Family Nature Discovery Night.” Family Discovery Night is a great time for parents and children (or grandparents and grandchildren) to investigate and learn about nature.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 2, 2009 3:36pm

    Dear Mary Pat,

    I am concerned about my friend. She is taking the death of Michael Jackson a little too hard. She has been crying and carrying on about her “idol’s” death.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 2, 2009 3:31pm

    Culture Club – Peninsula Arts and Humanities Alliance
    By Kathleen M. Pearson, Executive Director, Midsummer’s Music Festival

    Making a joyful noise.

  • 2009 Door County 4th of July Celebration Information

    Celebrate Baileys Harbor

    July 4:
    • 7:30 – 10 am:  Pancake breakfast at the Baileys Harbor Fire Station on Park Road
    • 7:30 am:  Cinnamon/Pecan Rolls & Coffee at the Immanuel Lutheran Church
    • 7:30 – 10 am:  Strawberry Festival inside the Town Hall
    • 9 am – 4 pm:  Arts & crafts fair on the lawn in front of the Town Hall
    • 9 am – 1 pm:  3 Beers ‘til Dubuque plays on the Main Stage, behind the Town Hall
    • 10 am:  Parade (proceeds north on Highway 57 then west on EE), with Shamrock Pipes & Drums at the Marina immediately following
    • 1:30 pm:  Bad Medicine plays on the Main Stage
    • 5:30 – 9:30 pm:  Night Effects DJ at the Marina
    • Dusk:  Fireworks at Anclam Park
    • All day:  family entertainment and food court

    Egg Harbor’s July 3rd & 4th of July Celebration

  • Celebrate Independence, Eat a Bratwurst

    The Fourth of July – it’s the one weekend (well, besides Pumpkin Patch and Fall Fest in October) that everyone on the Peninsula gears up for.

  • Doorways Announces 2009 Classes

    Door Shakespeare’s education program, Doorways:  Creating Theatre for Children, announces the 2009 schedule of classes and seminars. Doorways has gained a loyal following since its first summer in 2000, and will be expanding to offer more opportunities to the Door County community this summer.

  • Eco Tours Offered at Bay Shore Outdoor Store

    The owners of Bay Shore Outdoor Store and Door County Nature and Travel are pleased to announce a new cooperative effort to bring naturalist lead eco-tours to Door County.

  • Lawrence University Seminars Continue at Bjorklunden

    Lawrence University’s July seminars continue with topics such as the ballads and music of North Carolina, digital photography, Franklin Roosevelt, the failures of democracy in two very different places, and the structure of the classic English mystery.

  • Chocolate and Pasta Workshops at Savory Spoon

    The Savory Spoon Cooking School is offering classes dedicated to a few favorite foods – namely, chocolate and pasta.
    Savory Spoon’s in-house chocolatier, Kathy (Cocoa) McCarthy, who creates Savory Spoon’s Sweet Spot Chocolates, will teach a hands-on chocolate class on Saturday, July 11.