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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.

  • Hobson’s Choice Cancelled at Glas

    Glas Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay recently announced that a concert by Hobson’s Choice, a band that was scheduled to appear at Glas on Thursday, July 30, has been cancelled by the organizers.

  • Doorways Seminars and Classes Begin

    Doorways, Door Shakespeare’s educational program, will kick off its 2009 season with the first of three Saturday seminars on August 1 from 10 am – 12:30 pm at the Door County Outpost in Egg Harbor.

  • Last Concert of DCMM Summer Concert Series July 26

    The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) Friends Summer Concert series concludes with the sounds of Mike Raye & The Works on Sunday, July 26 at 7 pm.

  • DCA Welcomes United States Coast Guard Band

    From its home at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, the United States Coast Guard Band will travel to the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek to present “Liberty for All,” a concert set for Friday, July 24 at 8 pm.

  • Dorothy Scott and Chris Kasper at Door County Outpost

    National touring artists Dorothy Scott and Chris Kasper will take the Door County Outpost stage on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm.
    Dorothy Scott’s diverse proto-folk might echo such artists as Kate Bush, Ani DiFranco, and Richard Thompson, but the New York/Wisconsin-based singer/songwriter wisely chooses to avoid living in those shadows.

  • Big Bands are Back at Birch Creek

    Birch Creek’s Academy Big Band is composed of professional musicians and educators from New York to Las Vegas and places in between. Burgeoning and established jazz stars meet inside one of their favorite performance venues:  the historic Dutton Concert Barn on the Birch Creek campus.

  • Wine:30

    Door County Wineries

    Door County is home to several wineries and we at Wine:30 felt it was nothing short of our civic duty to visit them all.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:08pm

    Question:  Who holds the world record for altitude while flying a propeller-driven airplane, and how high did this person fly?

    Last Issue’s Question:  In 1934, the US Treasury produced a $100,000 bill.

  • Segway-ing Into a New Way of Transportation

    When I meet Nick Dokolas, the owner of Segway the Door, in the parking lot of Nelson’s Hardware in Fish Creek, I try to be as confident as possible, but inside I am a ball of nerves.

  • Article posted Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:00pm

    Horoscopes

    Leo (July 23 – August 22):  Two wrongs do not make a right, but a left turn can be replaced with four right turns.

  • Manners Matter

    Dear Mabel,

    It is good to hear from you again, despite some of your comments. I obviously need to repeat myself:  Mabel, you are being a snob.

  • “Christmas in July” in Sister Bay

    Many visitors to Door County do some early Christmas shopping while they’re on vacation. This year, the Village of Sister Bay is making it easier than ever to celebrate an early Christmas with their “Christmas in July” celebration on Saturday, July 25.

  • Ridges Hosts “My Kind of County” Program

    Generations of farmers, foresters, and fishermen have earned their livelihoods from the rocks, woods, and waters of the Door Peninsula. Their activities, as well as the changes on the county’s landscapes over the years, will be the focus of a lecture titled “My Kind of County” on Thursday, July 30 at 7 pm at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall.

  • Gibraltar Historical Association Hosts Living History Weekend

    Step back in time and experience a weekend in early Fish Creek with the Gibraltar Historical Association’s (GHA’s) 1800s Living History Weekend.

  • Bill Bastian Memorial Bike Ride August 1

    If you’re looking for something to do between the usual Door County activities, join the Northern Door Children’s Center on Saturday, August 1 for the third-annual Bill Bastian Memorial Benefit Bike Ride.

  • 15th Annual Cherry Fest in Jacksonport

    Join the Jacksonport Historical Society (JHS) on the “quiet side” of the county as it celebrates Cherry Fest on Saturday, August 1 from 9 am – 4 pm.

  • Ephraim’s History Speaks Wraps Up

    The last program in the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s History Speaks lecture series will be held Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30 pm in the Ephraim Village Hall.

  • Door Jam Offering Guitar Lessons

    The Door Jam is offering beginning and private guitar lessons for anyone who wants to kick their guitar skills up a notch.
    In the “Guitar 101 and Slow Jam” class, several local guitar players will teach the basics.

  • Sandhill Crane Watch at Crossroads

    Crossroads at Big Creek is becoming increasingly inviting to birds. Plant succession, combined with efforts of volunteers and staff, are returning the preserve to a more natural state.

  • Docent-Led Tours Offered at The Clearing

    The history, folklore and landscape of The Clearing will be the subject of free interpretive walking tours of The Clearing’s historic buildings and campus, led by docents Carolyn Kimbell, Martha Newkirk and retired Resident Manager Don Buchholz.